By Anthony Ada Abraham, Abuja It was the gathering of celebrities and lovers of entertainment in Abuja recently at Volume Lounge 5th Avenue, Gwarimpa; when a new entertainment company was unveiled in the presence of music and entertainment enthusiasts. It was an electrifying atmosphere in the lounge as Nollywood actor; Emeka Ike led a number of entertainers like Jude Orhorha, best known for his roles as a mute in Checkmate and Fuji House of Commotion, factional chairman of PMAN, Pretty Okafor and a host of others to the event. The DJ thrilled with new and old schools songs and the guests danced their hearts out. Speaking with journalist, the CEO, Sound Factory Entertainment, Kayode Olumoko said Sound factory, as a group, has been in existence for over 15 years. “Today is the unveiling of the Sound Factory Entertainment itself and also the unveiling of our music blog which is www.soundfactory.com.ng. We are...
By Anthony Ada Abraham, Abuja  The much anticipated Next Generation Entertainment Award was held recently at Upper Marlboro, Maryland with high profile personalities across Europe and Africa in attendance. The colourful event honoured and celebrated distinguished individuals in the fields of endeavour including the decoration and crowning of Nigeria Born Model, Mary Timms as the 2017 Face Of NGEA beauty Queen. The upcoming actress, who ‎has featured in some short movies including Falling Sky, was‎ presented with 2013 Ford Escape as a star prize. Timms has been modelling professionally and has featured on several runway, billboards and photoshoot adverts in Nigeria and parts of Europe including adorning the Cover Page of Unick Models Magazine As part of the objectives of her brand, Queen Mary Timms will use her crown to help the poor, less privilege and empower the youths through several initiatives listed for her office. The Anambra State born model turned...
By Kunle Olasanmi, Abuja Mr. Charles Oputa, popularly known as  Charly Boy, has filed a N500million suit against the Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory Police Command over alleged use of teargas canisters, water cannons, and police dogs against him during a peaceful demonstration at the Unity Fountain, Maitama,Abuja on August 8, 2017. The musician, in suit no: FCT/HC/CV/3037/17, is seeking for an order of the court directing the Nigerian Police to pay the sum of N500 million; N100 million as general damages and N400 million as exemplary damages to the applicant for the violation of his fundamental rights. Mr. Oputa, through his counsel, Mr. Inibehe Effiong, in an originating motion dated October 4, 2017 is asking the court toenforce his fundamental rights. Mr. Oputa, who on August 8, 2017 led a demonstration along with Deji Adeyanju and a few others under the aegis of #OurMumuDonDo and Concerned Nigerians were attacked with teargas...

PSquare Split: D’banj Blames Media

By David Abakpa Kokomaster, as D’banj is popularly called in an interview with NET, has apportioned blame on the media for the extremity of the fight. D'banj believed that the fight between the PSquare brothers would not be serious if the media allowed them handle issues privately, adding that brothers will always fight. “The media should sit back and let them settle their issues amicably. “They’re making it worse by writing all sorts of stories about them. “Brothers will always fight and get back as brothers, but the media should not write negative stories in a bid to make money off the headlines,” Dbanj said. Recently, Peter of psquare was seen performing alone at a concert in Dallas, confirming that the separation has perhaps come to be.
Live TV Host and Comedian, Jimmy Kimmel chokes back tears as he talks about the unimaginable tragedy in Las Vegas - his home town. He called for gun control following what is being called the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. He gave a details on how a gunman opened fire on thousands of concert-goers from a hotel room According New York, he initially challenged Republican-backed health care efforts and was subsequently thrust into the spotlight as an activist on the subject. He further expressed disappointment in Republican politicians for failing to support or pass substantial gun control legislation as mass shootings continue to take hold of the country. In his own words, "It seems to be becoming increasingly difficult lately. It feels like someone has opened a window into hell. What I'm talking about tonight isn't about gun control; it's about common sense. "Common sense says no good will ever come...
Neema Godwin popularly known as Neema is a model, social ambassador and ex-beauty queen, (Miss Fotogenix Nigeria 2014)with passion for acting. The graduate of Sociology from the prestigious University of Lagos in this interview with ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM said her dream is to make the Neema brand globally accepted. Could you tell us more about yourself and your brand? The Neema brand is phenomenal and approaching real fast. She is a model with a caring heart for young women. Her passion for photography is as strong as the pillars of the Egyptian Library. She has stunning looks that attracts and inspires. She is an ex - beauty queen, a billboard model and a social ambassador. The Neema brand is all out to make a difference in the world of fashion, acting and humanitarian services. I am a graduate of Sociology from the prestigious University of Lagos. I am also the Founder,...
By SAMUEL ABULUDE, Lagos True to type, Wizkid is really making African music artiste proud. The Star Boy is the 1st African to perform and sell out at London's most iconic venue, Royal Albert Hall yesterday, September 29, 2017 as Headliner, joining Beatles, Adele, Elton. It was a record making and pace setting performance for the star boy last night in London and the show is already the talk of the town after he sold out the venue in less the 72 hours and gave a very thrilling performance..Wizkid proves to the world once again that he is the biggest art in Africa and he’s taking afrobeats to the world. The singer who has collaborated with international artistes like Drake, Chris Brown and others has put himself on the international music scene. He has no other place to go than up. Wizzy whose real name is Ayodrji Balogun released and EP recently titled...
By Stellamaries Amuwa As Nigeria joined the world to celebrate the 2017 World Tourism Day in line with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (WTO), declaration, Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation NTDC, Folorunsho Coker, bared his mind to journalists on issues in Nigeria's tourism industry including the way forward. Stellamaries Amuwa was there. The 2017 World Tourism Day focused on how sustainable tourism can contribute to development. How well has the potentials of domestic tourism been explored in Nigeria? We must learn to celebrate whatever we have in Nigeria. Tourism is moving from one location to another to consume some hospitality or recreation products and resell it to your normal place of residence, so I am a political tourist in Abuja. When you go home for Christmas, we are going to celebrate with our families, that is some form of social tourism, people come and buy goods from the market in different...
Alphatainment Nigeria Limited in collaboration with NAF Club Kaduna are set for Nigeria Independence Extravaganza (Unity Concert) holding at NAF Club in Kaduna on Sunday. The event which has promised to be worthwhile will see International star act from Dublin, Mr Veer thrilling fans with his new single as other star attraction Youngest Old man, Joels Child, Ali Art Work, Young Incredible and a host of others will be on hand to also thrill guests. Beverley Veer, Joe Onoche of Supreme FM, Jotham Ayuba of Invicta FM will also feature as host while special appearances will be Rachel 'D' Piper and Kannywood Supper Stars Rahama Hassan and Nafisa Abdullahi. Musical acts, Journey of the dance train from the 60’s to 2017, Presentation of Awards, Talk Show, Modelling, Fashion show, All Round Music Galore, Acrobatic Displays, Magical Acts, Makosa Dancers will also feature. The show is expected to open doors for upcoming artistes and...
...as 4 others to represent other regions  BY ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM  It was the gathering of who is who within and outside Nigeria when the sixth edition of Miss ambassador for Peace pageant was held at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. The event which witnessed well dressed and exotic looking  a list celebrities, politicians,  business men and women,  entrepreneurs and diplomats coming in their numbers shut down the hall as it was filled to the brim. Smiles and excitement could be seen on the faces of guests and contestants who were also one of the main focus of the day. After a dramatic and rigorous screening and scrutiny by the judges, 23 years Abia State Born Precious Emezi was crowned Miss Ambassador for Peace Nigeria (MAFP) 2017/2018. While Alphonsus Cynthia Nkechi Miss ambassador for Peace South-East, Nwaozor Nneka Annabel, Miss Ambassador for Peace South South Nigeria,  Aminu Sabiqoh Akeelah, Miss ambassador for peace Africa, Winifred Kiptie...