Thursday, October 29, 2020

Nollywood actress Patience Oseni is dead

Veteran Nollywood actress, Pateince Oseni has passed away. One of Nollywood's veteran actors, Patience Oseni has passed away. One of Nollywood's veteran actors, Patience Oseni has passed away. The death was announced by Nollywood actress, Ejiro Okurame via her Instagram page on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, where she shared a photo of the actress and captioned it with...

Three Nigerian Movies Selected For Hollywood Showcase

Faith Yahaya, Abuja Merry Men 2, Living in Bodage: Breaking Free and The Ghost and The House of Truth have been selected as the three best Nollywood films to be showcased in Hollywood, California at the Third edition of Nollywood In Hollywood. The event, which holds on March 27 and 28, would start with an opening night...

Grammy Award: Burna Boy loses Best World Music Album to Beninese Angélique Kidjo

Nigerian Afro-fusion singer, Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, has lost the Best World Music Album trophy to Beninese ace singer, Angélique Kidjo, at the 62nd Grammy Award. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony, acclaimed to be world’s most prestigious music honours, held on Sunday night...

Whitney Houston, Biggie Among Rock Hall Of Fame Inductees

Pop icon Whitney Houston and rapper The Notorious B.I.G. are among this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, the institution announced Wednesday. The late legends are joined by the synth-pop act Depeche Mode and the industrial experimental group Nine Inch Nails, along with the 1970s rockers The Doobie Brothers and English glam rock...

Court Discharges Case Against Naira Marley, Others.

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos Island has discharged a car theft case filed against hip hop artist, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, his two brothers and their cousin. Chief Magistrate, Tajudeen Elias discharged them this morning after receiving a letter of withdrawal of the case. The complainant, Mr Adelekan Ademola had...

NIGERIAN ARTIST TO PAINT EX-PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA’S OFFICIAL PORTRAIT

Former U.S president Barack Obama, has picked Nigeria’s Kehinde Wiley, to paint his official presidential portrait. The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery while making the announcement said Wiley is an exciting choice for the presidential portrait. Wiley, a hip-hop portraitist is known for lush, larger-than-life portraits that overlay black street culture with European classical motifs. The New York-based...

MO ABUDU NAMED AMONG 25 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN GLOBAL TV

Mosunmola Abudu, chief executive officer of EbonyLife Television (EL TV), has been listed among 25 most powerful women in global TV by Hollywood Reporter. The Hollywood Reporter is one of the most respected show business magazines in the world. EL TV is Africa’s first global black entertainment & lifestyle network which began broadcasting in July 2013 to a...

JACKIE CHAN IN HOLLYWOOD FOR ‘THE FOREIGNER’ PREMIERE

Action movie legend and superstar Jackie Chan turned out in Hollywood on Thursday for the premiere of his latest movie ‘The Foreigner.” Directed by ‘Casino Royale’s’ Martin Campbell, “The Foreigner” sees Chan take on a more dramatic role, one that is more reliant on his acting skills than his stunt abilities. The London-set film sees Chan...

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