Month: December 2011

WALE ADEBAYO (SANGO) TO CELEBRATE 40TH BIRTHDAY WITH THE LESS PRIVILEGED

I know most won’t believe veteran actor cum producer, Wale Adebayo, popularly called Sango would be forty on the 18th of December, what were you thinking? 28? Nah, anyways, the lanky director whose lead and spectacular role in the epic movie, Sango, shot him into limelight has decided to channel the numerous gifts and freebies he is to receive on his special day into charity. His words, ” I want to spend my fortieth birthday with projectlots families of the dustbin estate. I would be grateful if my friends can contribute to this noble project by helping raise funds or materials/victuals and two buses to take the families to the cinema on that day and just give them a good time. Blessed is the hand that giveth, let’s provide, let’s lend a hand, it never goes unnoticed. Thank you and God...

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CRACK YA RIBS GOES TO PORT HARCOURT

Julius D’Genius Agwu in a bid to spice up the Christmas season is taking one of the most popular and consistent comedy shows in Nigeria, ‘Crack ya Ribs’ to Port Harcourt on Christmas day. Billed to hold at Hotel Presidential, the show which will have humour merchants like Dan d’humorous, Senator, Osama, Funky4, Prince Hezekiah, Romeo, Acapella, promises to be spectacular. Musicians performing at the show include Iceprince, Chocolate City Jewel, Franks Edwards, Kcee, Ijaw Boys Allstarz, and Burna...

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BETH’S TEN MARTINI MODEL SEARCH FINALISTS

 Alex Uriesi Bassey Edet Chinedu Orakwe Ikorishor Agabi kenneth Kwalmi Nelly Olisa Mesike Nnamdi Uche Olaoluwa Owoyele Ugochukwu Uzowuribe BETH Model Management Africa in conjunction with Martini is staging the Martini Male Model Search Finale at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ozumba Mbadiwe, Lagos on thursday 15th December 2011. The maiden event which is aimed at finding the next sought after male model will grant fashion exhibitions by Nigerian designers like Orange Culture, Grey, Shem, Beautique and...

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HOTTEST POOL PARTY HITS LAGOS.

 The Lekki Water Splash, an annual pool party has been scheduled for 17th December at the Blue Island Resort (17, Lekki-Epe expressway, Agungi, lagos state). Tickets can be bought at Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, Barcelos and get 50% off on www.dealdey.com. The event which promises to be a blast in a ball, with 5 pools, BBQ, fun games and other party pieces will hold from 12pm-8pm. DJ Sose (tatoo-faced DJ) will be on the...

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JUSTIN BIEBER SHOWS OFF FOOTBALL SKILLS AT STAMFORD BRIDGE.

Torres, Justin, Lampard Justin Bieber with Bojan Sure if there’s any other vocation 17 year-old music star, Justin Bieber would have ventured in asides music, it would certainly be football. Who knows the ‘Baby Baby’ crooner might get signed up by one the football managers one day. The 17 year-old who was spotted sometimes April this year in Barcelona, Spain where he met and trained with some of the footballers visited Chelsea football club’s base, stamford Bridge and again showed off some football skills. Later he was ushered into the dressing room where he met the likes of Frank Lampard and Fernando...

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EVA, WAJE, VIXEN, TOOLZ, DAMI, OC, PRAISE&ALEX ON COMPLETE FASHION MAGAZINE COVER

 Quintessential gentlemen and the glam queens Themed the three Quintessential gentlemen and the glam queens, the Complete Fashion magazine looks extremely fabulous with Eva, Toolz, Waje, Vixen, Dami, the guys:OC, Praise and Alex on the cover page. I can imagine what the content would look like. What do you think about the combo? The guys and the ladies maintained so much cool and elegance. One phrase: A touch of...

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CHRISTOPHER OKAGBUE WINS GULDER ULTIMATE SEARCH 8

Christopher Okagbue Anambra-born Christopher Okagbue has won the season eight of the Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS) television reality show. Okagbue who beat the other five contestants namely Kelvin Durst, Anthony Igwe, Tony Horsfall, Fejiro Ejogbamu and Anastasia Azike (last female contestant standing) will get N7M ,a brand new SUV and N500,000 wardrobe allowance for one year. Meanwhile, Anastasia for being the last girl standing will get...

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ITS END OF THE SEASON FOR NEMANJA VIDIC

Nemanja Vidic Manchester United centre back, Nemanj Vidic will no longer participate in the rest of the season’s matches owing to a ligament injury. The 30year old player who got knocked down by Marco Streller as the club crashed out of the Champion’s league against Basel would soon be operated. Manchester United coach, Alex Ferguson described the situation as bad news, “it is not expected but still bad news, unfortunately he’s out of the season, he sees the specialist on Monday to map out the programme of when he has the operation. It won’t be immediate because we have to let the swelling come down. It is a bit of a...

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NAETO C APPOINTED ANTI-RAPE AMBASSADOR.

Self-styled, ‘MC with and M.Sc’ has been appointed an anti-rape ambassador by Mallam Bolaji abdullahi, Minister of Youth Development. Naeto was unveiled on Monday, 5th December 2011 alongside Big Brother Africa 2009 winner, kevin chuwang Pam at the Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel Abuja. Themed ‘The Nigeria Youth&Rape Challenge’ an initiave of the Ministry aimed at combatting cases of rape plaguing the country. As an ambassador, the 10 over 10 crooner is expected to be present at the initiative’s public campaign as well as use the vehicle of social media as advocacy tools for mobilizing public action against the...

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TONTO DIKE PARTIES WITH CHILDREN

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dike had a swell time yesterday 11th December 2011 at the TROY bar and restaurant located at Ogba. The beautiful actress spent quality time partying with 100 brilliant children, she even gave scholarships to two...

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NIGERIA GETS YOUTUBE INTERFACE

By launching YouTube in Nigeria, Nigerians can now enjoy informative and entertaining video contents from around the world through www.youtube.com.ng interface. According to Patrick Walker, Senior Director, Content Partnerships, for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Youtube will also enable entertainment-loving Nigerians to search for and view videos that are relevant to them. Content uploaded by Nigerian users will show up as “browse pages” on the YouTube Nigeria site, creating a new virtual space for the national community and giving Nigerians the opportunity to increase their exposure...

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ARSENAL UNVEILS THIENRY HENRY, HERBERT CHAPMAN, TONY ADAMS’ STATUTES.

As part of it’s 125th Anniversary celebrations, Arsenal football club has honoured a trio of its club legends by unveiling three statues outside Emirates Stadium. The Legends consisting of ex manager Herbert Chapman (1925 and 1934), defensive stalwart Tony Adams and Arsenal’s all-time leading scorer Thierry Henry have all been commemorated in bronze statues, The unveiling which was done by Arsenal Chairman, Peter Hill-Wood on Friday 9th December 2011 had the attendance of Arsenal fans, Arsenal coach, Arsene Wenger, Thiery Henry and others. Speaking at the ceremony, Peter Hill-Wood, said, “This year is very special in the history of Arsenal Football Club, when we are celebrating our 125th anniversary. This is not only a good moment to look forward to an exciting future, but also to look back and celebrate great figures in the history of our Club. “Today is a celebration of three hugely influential figures in the history of Arsenal Football Club. Herbert Chapman, Tony Adams and Thierry Henry are three Arsenal Legends who have all contributed so much to the successes of this football club.” “These legends are now proudly on display outside Emirates Stadium for all to see, and will provide a way for Arsenal supporters, and indeed any visitors to the stadium, to remember them and pay their own tributes to these three great men.” He concluded....

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RITA DOMINIC WINS AFRIFF’S ARIK AIRLINE ACTRESS

Rita Dominic The African International Film Festival(AFRIFF) awards which took place at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki saw beautiful Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic emerge the winner of the Arik Airline Awards category for Best Actress. She won through a lucky dip by ex-Miss World Agbani Darego. Hosted by Big Brother anchor, IK Osakioduwa and Rita Dominic, other actresses who were nominated with the Imo-State indigene are Genevieve Nnaji, Stephanie Okereke, Omoni Oboli, Funke Akindele and many others. By winning the award, Arik Airline will fly her to the Tribeca Film Festival scheduled for New York in 2012. Celebs who came for the event include Genevieve Nnaji, Stephanie Okereke, Omoni Oboli, Ini Edo, Monalisa China, Nse Etim Ipe, Rita Dominic, Kate Henshaw, Omoni Oboli, Uche Nnanna, Amaka Igwe, Celine Loaderand, Desmond Elliot, Kunle Afolayan, OC Ikeje, and many more. SOME OF THE WINNERS Mahmood Alli-Balogun- Best Producer (Tango with Me) Desmond Elliot-Best actor The Unbroken Spirit-Best Documentary CLe Parrian- Best Animation. The education of Auma Obama-Viewers’ choice award Lift the country- Best Feature Film...

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ROONEY WAS PROVOKED BY FAMILY PROBLEMS-MIODRAG

Montenegro player, Miodrag Dzudovic whom Manchester United Striker, Wayne Rooney kicked has asked UEFA to show leniency because Rooney had acted out of “desperation rather than anger”, and had been “provoked by problems his family had to face a short time before the game”. UEFA’s hearing which took place at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon saw the committee accepting Rooney’s appeal against his 3-match international ban he received for his red card in october. His suspension has however been reduced to 2 games. The England player will now miss England matches against France and...

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BEHOLD NOLLYWOOD’S MOST SOUGHT-AFTER ACTRESS.

Beautiful Nollywood actress Angela Okorie is currently the most sought-after actress in Nigeria. We gathered from a reliable source that the mother of one who has acted in movies like Holy Serpent, heart of widows, soulmates and many more is now the choice of top movie producers. Angela whose sojourn in the motion picture world began when she accompanied her friend to the set of a movie years back shuttles between Lagos, Asaba and Enugu. Angel as she is fondly called was raised in Cotonou and sees Mercy Johnson whom she has acted about 15 movies with as her role model, her challenge however is combining motherhood with her...

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WANDE COAL BOUNCES BACK.

Bumper to bumper crooner, Ojosipe Wande, also known as Wande Coal is the most talked about celebrity at the moment. The issue this time around isn’t that he has finally thrown cautions to the wind and left his Mo’hits group, neither has his alleged nude picture story been revisited, rather the ebony black gifted musician has gotten his groove back but this time around with a touch of class, glamour and feat. It all started yesterday with a tweet from prolific music producer and Mo’hits boss, Michael Collins, popularly called Don Jazzy who after disclosing that Wande and D’banj were in the United States working with American rapper, Kanye West, further brought up the topic of Wande’s three latest singles namely ‘go low’, ‘been long you saw me’ and ‘private trips’, “Thanks for the love guys, God bless, oya early Xmas gift from Mohits. 3 hot singles from Wande.” He revealed. Few months ago, speculations had risen fron left, right and centre that Wande was leaving the label for being neglected and because no efforts had been made to release new music from him, it was also reported that he was setting up his own record label, ‘Black Diamond, before and after then, he had been largely absent from most Mohits’ engagements. Yesterday however marked a new realm for Wande, not only did fans, colleagues and friends storm the...

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