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NKIRU SYLVANUS TO UNVEIL REALITY SHOW.

Contrary to your expectations, Nkiru Sylvanus, beautiful Nollywood actress and Special Assitant on Lagos affairs to Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha (yeah, Lagos Affairs incase you havn’t heard that part) isn’t starting a reality show to search for an actress who can outcry her just like she does excellently well in movies, but to showcase talents who seek various segments of the entertainment sector. Named ‘I’ve Got Talent’, the unveiling would take place in Welcome Centre Hotels Ikeja on December 4,...

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NOMINEES FOR THE 2011 NIGERIAN BROADCASTERS AWARDS

Top functionaries and core media personalities would be treated to an enthralling event as the 2011 edition of the Nigerian Broadcasters Awards kicks off on december 11. Scheduled to hold at the Lagoon Restaurant, Victoria Island, the event will have the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola, his Oyo State counterpart, Governor Abiola Ajimobi. Ambassador Segun Olusola, as a prelude to the event will host the nominees party on Saturday, December 3, at Cave Bar, Ikeja, Lagos. While Special Recognition awards will go to Walter Oyatogun, Toyin Subair, Lekan Ogunbanwo, Mrs Biola Alabi, Benson Idonije and Amaka Igwe, Life Time Achievement Awards will be presented to Madam Anike Agbaje Williams, Danladi Bako and Raymond Dokpesi. Bisi Olatilo, Bimbo Oloyed and Cally Ikpe will be inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame. Award Categories BEST TV NEWSCASTER OF THE YEAR Male Chuks Ene (STV) Cyril Stober (NTA) Charles Erukae (Channels) Ikechukwu Obienu (TVC) Sam Bello (AIT) Female Jire Kola- Kuforiji (AIT) Bukola Coker (TVC) Harriet Agbenyi (Channels) Seun Olagunju (NTA) Kemi Adekusibe (MITV) Onyi Sunday (STV) Bimbola Oloko (LTV  BEST RADIO NEWSCASTER OF THE YEAR Uche Unogo (Raypower FM) Victor Njoku (Beatz FM) Jones Usein (Radio Continental) Ima Akpabio (Inspiration) Ify Onyegbule (Radio Continental) Bosede Akinremi (Radio Lagos) Oge Ogekanma (Brila FM) Daniel Akpata (Eko FM) BEST TV STATION OF THE YEAR STV LTV 8 AIT TVC Channels...

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ADO OVER MERCY JOHNSON’S BLINDNESS.

Relax! We know Mercy Johnson could be troublesome in movies, but this didn't happen to her for real. This is actually a scene in a movie she just shot. Apparently she had a brawl with someone and she got a badly-designed face. Help spread the word, she isn't blind as widely...

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CHIOMA CHUKWUKA’S PICTURE PHOTO-SHOPPED?

Was this particular poster bearing Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha photo-shopped? This issue has raised more questions than answers particularly because the glo ambassador hardly appear like this in movies or on movie jackets. A report has it that the only part that belongs to Chioma is the face while the rest is another person's. I also learnt that Chioma is really angry over this as the producer didn't tell her he was going to do...

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WALE ADENUGA BECOMES PEACE AMBASSADOR

Barely two weeks after an evaluation report rated his Super Story drama series the most watched soap opera in Nigeria, another good news is that the veteran TV producer and the brain behind Wale Adenuga Productions (WAP) has been conferred with the prestigious Universal Peace Federation (UPF) ambassador for peace award 2011. According to the organizers, the award-winning producer was being bestowed the honour for his outstanding contributions to family values through his TV programmes which include Super Story, ThisLife, Papa Ajasco and many more. The ambassador for peace is the world's largest and most diverse network for peace leaders from different strata of life. Other recipients include Babatunde Fowler, Executive Chairman, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), Susan Oyemade of Forever Living products and many...

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MONALISA CHINDA IS FACE OF CARNIRIV

Monalisa Chinda CARNIRIV isn’t a beauty product neither has our delectable Nollywood actress secured a modelling contract. Its simply an annual internationally acclaimed Port harcourt carnival. And the ‘Kiss and Tell’ star being a Rivers indigene has been adopted as the face of the exciting event. Now in its fourth season, the event is scheduled to take place on December 13, 2011, at the Carnival Village, Liberation Stadium, Elekahia, Port Harcourt, with the theme, ‘Our culture, Our future’. Line up of activities include a colourful opening ceremony, children’s parade, cultural performance and a host of others. To deepen the message of peace and security consciousness, the River State government in a specila pre-carnival activity will host the grand finale of the Miss Ecowas peace pageant on 10th December, meanwhile beauty contestants within the ECOWAS region will soon arrive Port...

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DIDIER DROGBA REJECTS CONTRACT EXTENSION

33 year-old Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba has rejected a one-year contract extension in his Chelsea football club. The Ivorian who joined the club in 2004 and whose contract expires next summer is setting his eyes in United State, Russia or Asia-based clubs. According to his agent, Thierno Seydi "Didier has had the offer of a one-year extension from Chelsea. That does not suit us. We know what we want, where we want to go and what offers we have. AC Milan came in for Didier on loan with an option to buy but I said 'No' straight away. Their offer did not interest us. At Didier's age, he has nothing left to prove as a player. He will go where he is offered the most money. It could be the United States, Russia, Qatar or somewhere else in Asia. Once you are well into your thirties you have to go to a club where you can be certain you'll be able to pay your bills. LA Galaxy are a possibility among many others. He has been linked with Anzhi Makhachkala in Russia, as they pay well. But neither Didier nor I have had an offer from them." He explained.  Source:...

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WINNERS OF THE NIGERIA MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS (NMVA)2011

The much-anticipated Nigerian Music Video Awards (NMVA) has come and gone but the excitement and honour it brought will linger in the memories of those who witnessed it especially R n B singer, Dare Art alade and fast-rising singer, Jodie who clinched two awards each. Hosted by Gbenga Adeyinka, Comedian of the Federal Republic, (CFR) and ex beauty Queen cum rapper, Munachi Abii, the event which was organized by Producer, Callivision Network (Live beats Cally Ikpe, was held at the Eko Hotel&Suites. Musical performances were reeled from Wizkid, Minjin, Vector, Dipp, Joel and lots more. WINNERS: Best R&B Video- Darey (The way you are)Reggae/Dancehall Video-Tipsy(Ching Chong) Best gospel Video- KSB (Mo ti goke) Best Mainstream HipHop Video -Vector (Get Down) Best Afro pop Video- Goldie (Don't touch my body) Best Afro beat video-W4 (Control) Best Highlife Video-Jodie (Kuchi Kuchi) Best contemporary Video – MI (Undisputed Champion) Best Afro hiphop video-Samklef (Molowo) Best video by a new artiste-Mima (Love you) Best use of costumes -Darey (Ba ni Kidi) Best use of choreography– T.I.V:  komole Best use of cinematography – No Dash Best Southern Africa video-Proverb (The Beginning) Best rock/alternate video- Uti (once in my life) Best indigenous concept-Stan Aneto (Oh. Water) Best promising director-Tokah Best Editor –No Dash Best Producer –Zamar Entertainment Best director – DJ Tee Best use of visual effect– Da sage Best video of the year–...

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RICK ROSS, SEAN KINGSTON TO HEADLINE CALABAR CARNIVAL 2011

Popular American rapper Rick Ross and Jamaican-American Sean Kingston have been billed to perform with Psquare, Banky W, Wizkid, OJB Jezreel to mention a few at the 2011 edition of Calabar Carnival. Termed Africa's Biggest Street Party and scheduled to hold in December, the carnival which will also welcome fashion shows, traditional dances and many more was initiated by ex Cross River Governor, Donald Duke in 2004. The two singers will be performing at different dates, while Sean Kingston's performance is scheduled for Friday, December 16, 2011 at the UJ Esuene Sports Stadium, Rick Ross will thrill fans on the Wednesday, December 28. Akon, Young Jeezy, Fat joe, Lucky Dube etc are some of the international stars that have witnessed/performed at the event....

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YEMI SOLADE RESPONDS TO NUDE PICTURE STORY

Articulate Nollywood actor, Yemi Solade has debunked the sexual harrassment allegation levelled against him by a woman he met on facebook. It was earlier reported that he started a relationship with the woman via facebook, harrassed her sexually and even sent her some nude pictures. Though he didn't take the issue lightly but he was calm enough to explain his own side of the story, "She added me on Blackberry and I was trying to be civil when she chatted with me. She told me she was a lawyer. Someone told me she was not; that she and her husband were fraudsters. She called me a week after and accused me of not calling her. I asked her for what, and she started abusing me. I told her off. I even went on Facebook and denounced her. She turned around and accused me of sending her nude pictures. Let her provide the nude pictures if she is telling the truth," He concluded. Source: Sunday...

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NGOZI NWOSU FLAUNTS HER NEW LOOK.

Nollywood veteran and Fuji House of Commotion star, Ngozi Nwosu stunned lots of people when she posted her recent pictures on facebook, she has however revealed the secret behind her massive weight loss. "I slug it out with exercise, that is why I am able to drop from a size 18 to a size 14. I work out from Mondays to Saturdays. It is only Sundays that I don't walk out. That is how I got my...

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MEET THE EIGHT FINALISTS OF THE NEXT MOVIE STAR

Eight housemates consisting of Tamar Cassandra, Yinka Salau, Tomiwa Kukoyi, Aisha Alli-Balogun, Vivian Egbon, Wisdom Macaulay, Priscilla Orafu and Tamara Eteimo have made it to the finals of the Next Movie Star reality show. This however is happening for the first time in the history of the show. The winner of the 2011 edition which is themed 'Galaxy of Stars' will cart home the ultimate prize of a SUV, cash prize and movie roles. Sola Fajobi, Executive Producer, Next Movie Star disclosed that the 2011 edition has been very tough as all the contestants are talented and outstanding" evicting at this stage would be very difficult, the contestants are just too talented. Competition in the house is so stiff that there are always ties during tasks. We have spotted real talents among them and we are ready to go all the way with helping them to harness all their potentials." He...

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TY BELLO ON THE COVER OF MANIA MAGAZINE

Internationally acclaimed photographer cum musician makes a bold and dazzling appearance on the cover of Mania magazine (Christmas Issue). Two things that strike me about this picture; the awesome jacket and the hairstyle which is shaped into an arc, this is outstanding. Thumbs up...

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THE EXPERIENCE GOSPEL CONCERT HOLDS IN NEW VENUE

Reputed to be the largest concert in Africa, the annual 'The Experience' gospel concert is set to hold from 5pm to 1am on 2nd December, 2011 at the Expo Centre, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Now in its sixth year, it features prominent local and international gospel artistes as well as records massive attendance of people who put aside tribe, tongue, class, and creed, come together and lift one voice and worship God. The event is seen as a bridge of reconciliation, and a beacon of light and hope to the much afflicted and often maligned continent of Africa. Convened and hosted by Pastor Paul Adefarasin, Gospel artistes to minister this year include Don Moen, Chevelle Franklyn, Micah Stampley and Kirk Franklin. Don Moen, Chevelle Franklyn, Micah Stampley and Kirk Franklin, Sammie Okposo, Ron Kenoly and a host of...

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TWO BRIDES AND A BABY HITS THE CINEMAS

Award-winning film, Two Brides and A baby will start showing in the cinemas from Friday, 25th November 2011. The movie which clinched five awards at the recently organized Best of Nollywood (BON) awards and which had his premier on November 17, 2011 was produced by talented actress, Blessing Effiom-Egbe and directed by Teco Benson. It features Stella Damasus, Kalu Ikeagwu, OC Ukeje, Keira Hewatch, Blessing Effiom Egbe, Okey Uzoeshi, Chelsea Eze, and Kehinde Bankole. Debunking the claim that the film was adapted from Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson's marriage saga, Blessing Effiom-Egbe, stated during the BON awards that it has an entirely different storyline, she however enjoined movie lovers, fans and friends to make out time to see the movie in the cinemas. Movie Schedule Friday 25th, November 2011- December 1 Genesis Cinemas Lagos 10:15am, 4:25pm, 8:40pm. Silverbird Lagos 3:30pm, 5:50pm Silverbird Ceddi, Abuja 12:00pm, 4:20pm, 8:40pm Silverbird SEC, Abuja Ipm, 3pm, 4:55pm, 7pm, 9:20pm Silverbird PortHarcourt 4:10pm, 8:50pm Silverbird Uyo...

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TEE A TO MARK 15 YEARS ON STAGE

Ace stand-up comedian and presenter, Tyme out with Tee A, Tunde Adewale also called Tee-A is set to host fans, friends, colleagues in a dinner concert as part of plans to commemorate his 15th year anniversary in the entertainment industry. The concert which will hold on Sunday, November 27, 2011 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos has been tagged 'Tymeout With Tee-A Live In Lagos Dinner Concert'. Tee-A will also be celebrating the first anniversary of his 'Tymeout with Tee-A' TV show on Africa Magic, DSTV. A 'The Best Of Tymeout With Tee-A' DVD will also be launched at the event. Humour merchants expected at the event include: Ali Baba, Basketmouth, Julius Agwu, Basorge Tariah, Okey Bakassi, Mc Abbey, Madam Princess, Teju Babyface. While musical performances would be granted by Naeto C, Sir Shina Peters, MI, Ebony Band, DJ Jimmy Jatt...

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