30 November, 2011

2011 Recap Series: Nollywood Actors and Actresses

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This is a series of what  happened with some of Nollywood Actors and Actresses in 2011. Here is just a recap of their achievements, awards, recognition, movie premieres and many more. The Good, The Bad and the Ugly... Enjoy!!
INI EDO
  1. Mercy Johnson - She really made news this year with her Traditional and White wedding to Prince Okojie. Her news was on every headline both Prints, Magazines and Online. She was the number one buzz maker in Nollywood this year. Right from the preparation till the end, the news about her wedding was everywhere. After the successful wedding in  Recently in the news, it was said that she got blind at a movie location. Her publicist debunked the story and said it was a rumor that she is on a movie location in Lagos and getting set for her trip to Australia in a matter of days.
  2. Rita Dominic - The Beautiful actress was the Co Host for The Headies (Hip Hop World Awards) with Ace Producer and Rapper Eldee The Don.
  3. Chinedu 'Aki'  Ikedezie - The other half of Pawpaw got engaged recently to his wife Nneoma.
  4.  Funke Akindele - who started her career in 'I Need to know' series back in the days has risen enormously by the choice of many movies and also becoming brand Ambassador for companies  like GLO, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service and she just got an endorsement deal with KLIN Detergent. After the release of OMO GHETTO Pt 2, she premiered her movie in October 2011 'The return of Jenifa' which sold over 7 million on its first week at the Cinemas.
  5. Olu Jacob and Joke Silva - These couples are the most respected couples in the Movie Industry as at today. Mrs Jacobs clocked 50 in October and her husband of 25years renewed their vows on her 50th birthday at Freedom Park, Broad street Lagos Island. Romantic couples you say.. Olu Jacobs also got a National award on Sunday November 13th,  2011 from  Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan the  conferred award of Member of the Federal Republic (MFR)
  6. Ini Edo -  Truly, she had the year rosy for her. She landed her self in a multi million naira endorsement deal with Rebecca Hair Product makers of Noble Hair, also a GLO Ambassador. She premiered her

Ini Edo’s premiere of I’ll Take My Chances' full release slated for next year

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 Nollywood star, Ini Edo who recently ventured into movie production with I’ll Take My Chances which she jointly produced, is set to premiere her latest work in Lagos. The actress who recently got her appointment with the United Nations renewed as the United Nations youth envoy on environment for another year is putting finishing touch to her preparation.

Anticipation is high and fingers are crossed in the entertainment and fashion capital of Nigeria, Lagos as the movie, I’ll Take My Chances comes to town.

Having enjoyed a very successful premiere in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, the banquet hall of the Meridien Hotel on the 24th September to be precise, the movie is now set to be premiered in Lagos and many celebrities,

Female Fashion: The MAJU POP UP Shop will hold December 4th

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MAJU is holding its first ever pop up shop on the 4th of December 2011, from 10am – 7:30pm at A White Space, number 58 Raymond Njoku street off Awolowo road Ikoyi Lagos featuring other Nigerian designers, entrepreneurs and brands namely: Virtue Clothiers, The Ladi Collection, Nekta B & F limited, Accessories 4 U By Diri, La laura Beautymax and Flow Bar.

This pop up shop will be exhibiting all new pieces from Maju’s new collection: The Ember II collection. It’s an opportunity for people who love fashion, beauty and shopping to view Maju’s new pieces as well as pieces/ items from other brands. It will also serve as a venue for people to shop and network in a relaxed environment.

* Virtue Clothiers by Dipo Abiola is a premium, affordable, ready-to- wear, made in Nigeria clothing line for both male and female like polo tops, t-shirts, cardigans, office shirts, dress shirts and blazers.

* The Ladi Collection by Ladi Kosoko offers clothing items and accessories from other designers specially

Are you Ready for the BIg ONE? It's here.. The Mobile Market First Anniversary

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The Mobile Market is an affordable retail solution to fashion needs. Their aim is to provide affordable fashion for the average Nigerian fashion items as well as hosts fairs every month that provide an avenue for
small business persons/designers to showcase their work and meet clients and for customers to shop at affordable prices.

This month its their first anniversary sale! They are calling it THE BIG 1! The Mobile Market would love you to come celebrate with them. There's a variety for shoppers to choose from; Clothes, shoes, jewellery,

Funke Akindele aka Gbogbo Bigz Gals is the new Face of 'So Klin' Detergent

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Multi talented actress Funke Akindele popularly known as Jenifa or ‘Gbo gbo bigs gals’ is not resting on her hoarse but rather she’s moving from grace to grace. The actress who has been in the entertainment industry for some time now started her movie career with “I Need To Know” soap opera which was common back in the days before moving on to movies which has now become her selling point.

On Tuesday morning a new commercial of ‘So Klien’ detergent was unveiled to members of the press by Eko Supreme which featured Funke Akindele as the lead character. The commercial is a promotional tool for the scratch and win promo by Eko Supreme.

Speaking about her endorsement of this brand “the Eko Supreme brand is a  very reliable and diligent  brand which has been putting out good products in the Nigerian market, hence my decision to work with them and

Top 10mics pre party concert holds at Swe Bar

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Upscale hangout and celebrities favourite Swe Bar will be hosting the 10 headliners of the much talked about concert of the year Top 10 MICS at a pre concert party on saturday 10th of December. The pre party concert is for friends, partners and strictly for the selected few to party, mingle, and dance exclusively to the songs of the 10 artistes on parade for the December 23rd concert.

The pre party concert will have the 10 artistes, industry stakeholders, media partners and lucky winners on twitter and via radio programme in attendance. Invited guests to the pre party concert will be selected via online promos and radio jingles.
Meanwhile ace comedian Ali Baba has been announced as the host for the night. Ali Baba who over the years

MTN Project Fame: Six Contestants on Probation

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CONTESTANTS ON PROBATION
It was reggae night on Sunday November 27th where the remaining contestants had to sing their hearts out to escape probation but some were not so lucky enough to escape.

Gorgeous Ese started the evening beautifully with Bob Marley’s ‘Who the cap fits’ and Kwame was forced to pay for this flawless performance. Sassy Ruth got everyone yearning for more with her electrifying performance of Bob Marley’s ‘Buffalo Soldier’. Dressed the part and with corresponding attitude she wowed everyone. Ghanaian Ethel also smoothly sang ‘Different Colours’ by Lucky Dube and then came soft spoken Rachael who with her high pitched tone sang Gregory Isaacs ‘Number One’.

Roy who is the last man standing did a good rendition of Black Uhuru’s ‘Guess Who’s coming to dinner

Kourtney and Scott Disick expecting Baby No 2

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SCOTT, MASON their son and KOURTNEY
Kourtney Kardashian, the eldest Kardashian sister who is now nine weeks along, announced her second pregnancy the way any proper celebrity should - on the cover of a magazine.

"You're supposed to wait 12 weeks to tell people, but I feel confident," the reality star told US Weekly.
Kardashian and Disick have famously been at on-and-off odds with one another throughout the course of their relationship, but the happy news has brought the couple closer. "Scott and I are so excited to announce that we are expecting our second child and are thrilled to be expanding the love in our family," she said.

                                 

MTN Project Fame: Isaac and Velma out!

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VELMA AND ISAAC
Ruth stole the show with her energetic and electrifying performance of Aretha Franklyn’s ‘Respect’ after Ethel and Isaac sang  Karyn White’s ‘Super Woman’ and Bill Wither’s ‘Just the two of us’ respectively. Roy upped the game with Barry White’s ‘My first, my last, my everything’, Ese did Mary J. Blige’s version Luther Vandross’ ‘A thousand Kisses’ and Velma, Abba’s ‘I have a dream’.

Ade Bantu, the international musician and producer was present as a guest judge. With his keen ears and eyes complemented our not-so-easy-to-please judges.

Cassava Republic Press hosts Christmas Fair

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If you're looking for unique, affordable African-inspired gifts for the festive period, why not stop by the Abuja Arts and Crafts Village next weekend. Cassava Republic Press will be organizing a Christmas fair at its new bookshop/gallery at No. 62b in the Arts and Craft Village, opposite the Sheraton Hotel on Saturday, 10th of December from 4 - 7pm.

The fair will boast a bazaar featuring a wide variety of local goods - from pottery to Ankara bags and Batik quilts - for sale. Kids will be treated to an afternoon of story telling and art tutorials.  In addition, CRP will be offering a special holiday discount of 10% on selected bundles of our titles.  These easily affordable bundles

29 November, 2011

Eavesdrop! Nigeria Senate passes law to Ban Same Sex Marraige

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The Senate passes a Law to Ban Same Sex Law in Nigeria, anyone engaging or performing any form or in any gathering would be arrested, prosecuted and could face up to 10 years in Jail. Nigeria’s Senate voted Tuesday to criminalize gay marriage, instituting prison terms of more than a decade for violations in a nation where gays and lesbians already face discrimination and abuse.

The bill heads to Nigeria’s House of Representatives, who have to approve the bill and send it to President Goodluck Jonathan for his signature before it becomes a law. However, public opinion and lawmakers’ calls

Nigeria's Lamido Sanusi wins Forbes Award

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SANUSI LAMIDO
He beat five other candidates for the inaugural award - including Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote. Mr Sanusi, 50, has spearheaded reforms in Nigeria's troubled banking sector since his appointment in 2009. The central bank bailed out nine banks and removed their chief executives who were accused of fraudulent practices. Several of the ousted bankers have been put on trial for alleged financial mismanagement 'Fiscal discipline' Forbes magazine's readers gave Mr Sanusi the most votes in an online poll.

He beat Mrs Sirleaf, the Liberian president who was awarded this year's Nobel Peace prize, Mr Dangote, a Nigeria business tycoon who tops Forbes' list of Africa's richest people, former Cape Verde President Pedro

Isn’t she beautiful? New ‘Face Of Sleek Nigeria 2011’ stunner Alexandra Nwokedi set to take the modelling world by storm

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WINNER FACE OF SLEEK 2011: Alexandra Nwokedi
She absolutely radiates the Sleek Studio brand qualities of beauty, style and elegance. And her dazzling smile and gorgeous looks are ideal for promoting the beautiful makeup, hair and skincare products from Sleek Studio. No wonder the 24 year old stunner from Imo State, Alexandra Nwokedi, instantly won over the judges and audience alike at last night’s phenomenal Face Of Sleek Nigeria 2011 grand final ‘Symphony Of Style III’ event at Harbour Point, V.I.

A qualified lawyer, Alexandra glided effortlessly to win the beauty contest, and was selected – no, unanimously chosen – from thousands of aspiring models all over Nigeria to become the ambassador of Sleek Studio, the nation’s best selling hair and makeup brand.  For the next twelve months, her face will launch innovative hair and beauty products from Sleek Studio, and she is truly set to take the modeling world by storm. And of course she will enjoy her brand new car and her all-expenses paid trip to the UK to take part in London Fashion Week, generously provided by sponsors Kia and Air France / KLM respectively. Not to mention her year’s supply of fabulous Sleek Studio makeup, hair and new skincare products!

SLEK SISTERS DR EBELE AND BARR. IFY UGOCHUKWU
Best described as an ‘elegant explosion of colours, style, beauty and variety, and everything else that is Sleek

Red Carpet Pictures: Face of Sleek Nigeria 2011

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Exclusive pictures from the Face of sleek Nigeria Finale which took place at Harbour Points Victoria Island, Lagos on Sunday November 27th, 2011.

Click to see more Fab pictures......

28 November, 2011

New Video: Skales - Mukulu

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EME's Rising Star "SKALES" dominates the Air waves With Smash Hit Singles "Mukulu". The Track was produced By Sarz.. Enjoy!!!

Mallam Nasiru El Rufai loses Daughter

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The 25-year old daughter of former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Nasir El Rufai is dead. The London based  Yasmin El Rufai died  on Sunday evening in her sleep

Ovation Magazine Publisher, Chief Dele Momodu also tweeted:” My heart goes to my friend, Mallam El Rufai who just lost his daughter. May Allah console him and the family”Yasmin has been described  as El Rufai’s eldest daughter and his favourite.

The 25-year old was found dead in her residence in London without any violent engagement, putting paid any

26 November, 2011

Picture: Aki and his wife

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Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki) & wife at their traditional wedding today.. More pictures to come

First Picture: Ksolo weds Kristie!

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Congratulations to the newest couples in town.

Picture: Aki and his Bride

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Light Dimmed on the Dim - RIP Ojukwu

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Former biafran leader and leader of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Dim Odimegwu Ojukwu is dead. Thisday [Newspapers] can confirm that he died late last night. He had been sick for a while and was receiving treatment at a united Kingdom (UK) hospital. ~Thisday

25 November, 2011

'CONNECTNIGERIA' BUSINESS FAIR 2011

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In line with our mission, “Making it easy for customers and other businesses to find your business both online and offline” Connectnigeria.com has put together this Business fair.

A major objective of ConnectNigerias’ maiden fair is to give an advantage to Small & Medium Businesses, connecting them to people, places & information that would improve their business.

As Nigeria's Most Innovative Information Search Portal, ConnectNigeria.com makes information easily accessible to everyone, by providing the fastest, easiest and most innovative way to find information about businesses in all commercial sectors. We are positioned to be the home of the most relevant and reliable information about Nigeria and businesses.

The Fair, first of its kind, powered by ConnectNigeria.com is a Business platform where Small & Medium Businesses connect with prospective clients. With an estimated attendance of over 1,000 guests and 20 Exhibitors cutting across all commercial sectors, it promises to be a fulfilling shopping experience.

What Vendors will get:

· Unprecedented reach to the over 1000 people that will come to the event

· Customers looking to do their Christmas shopping

· Online advertising along with the use of other social networks.

· Advertising on our Banners and Fliers for the event

· Radio advertising of the event

· Networking with industry peers


What Guests will get:

· Opportunity to shop for Christmas

· Sample items from vendors goody bags

· Valuable discounts and holiday sales

Date:December: 10: 2011

Venue: Protea Hotel, 22 Awolowo Road, Ikoyi Lagos (by the boat club)

Free admission into exhibition hall.

For more information check www.connectnigeria.biz
Enquiries can be directed to info@connectnigeria.com or call 0707-777-0000

Get a Stand or be there!

Feminine Care Presents 'Street2School' Awareness Campaign

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Jumoke Awe   the coordinator of the   Feminine Care Development  Foundation  will on the Saturday 26th of  November, 2011 stage an awareness  campaign and the take off point is Alausa, Ikeja from 10am – the  campaign  is  said  to advocate  for the  education  of the  indigent and orphaned  girl  child.

Speaking about the project, Jumoke Awe explains, “Over the last several years, we have indeed organized several events and projects that have been extremely beneficial to the feminine gender. The foundation is committed to improving the status of the girl child by providing education, motivation and opportunities for females to discover themselves and become an asset not only to themselves and their immediate community but to the society at large”. Speaking further, she said: “the goal of the

#TeamYabaLeft Presents: "Mental Health Awareness Saturdays"

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#THREE3 > / Stomp Walk / Rag Again / The Visit

#THREE3 is a Mental Health Awareness Saturdays Event with the primary goal of fund raising to needs of the Psychiatric Home at Yaba because little will the government do to assist what they started.

Below are #THREE3 schedule:

*STOMP WALK > 10th Dec > >>>>>>
is designed in such a way that interested people will have fun, make new friends, make some money for themselves and for the cause at hand (fund raising for the Home).
To achieve this, there will be merchandising of TeamYabaLeft's Fund raising Ticket Booklets (100pages each). Each interested person will get for just N1000 before the 10th Dec.
During the STOMP WALK (10th Dec.), the tickets will be sold to the public by ALL of US in our RAG DAY costumes at any price (since its fund raising).
At the end of the Walk each participating body will pay N50 for every tickets sold, while what ever is left remains YOURS!
E.g: If each booklet of 100pages is sold for N200 per page during the walk, a return of N5000 is given to the cause, while the remaining N15000 is yours!
(NB: most people will offer 100's & 200's giving u more to earn!)

*RAG-AGAIN> 17th DEC>>>>>>>>
Is almost same as STOMP WALK only that it's at the Beach (beach games, booze, media, sand, breeze, and half naked ladies are added to the mix).
Each participating body involved with STOMP WALK are guaranteed free entry into Oniru Beach.
N.B: Booze and Chops inclusive (Terms and Conditions Apply)

*The Visit > 24th DEC>>>>>>>>>
This is the Most important part of the event, it's opened to interested people who would love to take a tour inside the Psychiatric Hospital and help deliver the funds raised over the 2 previous Saturdays with other valuable products and goods acquired for both the patients and staff at Yaba Psychiatric Home!
After which a small picnic will be held that same Sunday (venue will only be disclosed to interested people).

For more information, you can join us every Sunday by 3pm at Yaba.
You can pay your booklet's fee into:: First Bank
Account Number: 3183010317948
Account Name: Funmi Olubayo

*United we crase, Divided we sane*

Patience Ozonkwo and Joke Silva speak on “Victims of the Society” Movie

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 Nollywood greats Patience Ozonkwo, Joke Silva, Alex Usifo lock horn in the new advocacy lick “Victims of the society by actor and film maker Elvis Chuks. With this level of artistic combination, one couldn’t expect anything less than a wonderful executed movie and this is exactly what we get.

The movie “Victim of the Society” is an advocacy flick done artistically in the aftermath effect of child abuse. It takes a holistic look at what happens when a child is turned into a monster and when the monster is unleashed on the society. The movie explores the damaging effect of abuse and the role of the society.

Speaking elaborately about the movie, Patience Ozonkor says “The story is a very unique one. I felt touched

Two Brides and a Baby finally hits the screen + Movie Schedule

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The wait is finally over as the most anticipated movie in recent times, Two Brides and a Baby gets to the cinemas. After a very successful premiere at the Genesis de Luxe Cinema at the Palms, Lagos, the movie is now set to hit the screen in spectacular fashion in most of the cinemas nationwide. The movie which is presently getting 'thumbs up' from industry practitioners is now showing at cinemas on the Lagos and Abuja axis.
Two Brides and a Baby is presently showing at the Genesis cinemas in Lagos and at Silverbird cinema in the federal capital territory, Abuja. The movie which has already attracted the attention of movie lovers on the social networking platforms, twitter and facebook will enjoy three viewing slots daily at the cinemas listed above according to the producer's twitter account. It promises to hold the audience spellbound as there are no dull moments.
The movie which was shot at exclusive locations in Lagos boasts of a modest but impressive cast

Wedding Fair and Expo Hits Lagos in Style

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…As Akin Eso comes to town with WED magazine
Picture an exquisite event that will bring all that you need to make that dream wedding of yours an event to cherish forever. Imagine having all the reputed bridal companies and wedding vendors at your beck and call, attending to your needs as you lay them down. This can only happen at the highly anticipated event, WED Expo Lagos 2012.
 Imagine with an open heart, thousands of different wedding gowns and accessories that are pure works of art, that is what you and your loved one stand to get and even more by attending the wedding Expo been put together by the biggest wedding magazine on the Nigerian axis, WED.
WED is an innovative magazine designed to set the records straight in terms of how an ideal wedding should

Nigerian Femcee EVA drops Debut EP - The GIGO E.P

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 Nigeria’s leading Female rapper at the moment, Eva Alordiah makes her debut with the much anticipated ‘GIGO EP’ (DOWNLOAD HERE).  The 9-track project which Eva stresses is not her debut album, has been well received by the fans and critics alike. The EP was stated for a 20:11:2011 release and was premiered online at exactly 20:11 hours. A very engaging release as she kept  her Eva Music hungry fans waiting till exactly 8:11pm Nigerian Time.

Production credits on the EP go to Award winning producer of the year, Sossick and seasoned producers, Tintin, Gray Jon’z, and BigFoot of Mircwox.  The EP also features collaborations with Saucekid, Basket Mouth, Ikechukwu, Shank and Chi Gurl.

From soft sultry music on Track 1 (Ehhh Ft. XVol) to Afro infused sounding dance tunes as heard in

Shank debuts with 'Salute Remix' Feat. Wizkid and a NEw single 'Ghetto'

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HERE we have it! The much anticipated remix of the already massive single “Salute” sees Nigerian Pop/Reggae SHANK star link up with E.M.E’s very own Starboy WIZKID to sublime results. Crafted by producer of the moment SARZ with lush marching drums and percussions, “Salute (Remix)” is a very powerful and captivating milieu upon which SHANK and WIZKID superbly exchange fierce and enthralling verses to bring about this EXCELLENT opus of a remix that proves to be 100% well worth the wait!

Salute Remix Ft Wizkid

Taking the solo route “Ghetto” which serves as his forthcoming single, SHANK calls upon SARZ once again to provide yet another

Olamide freestyle and Interview with Factory78

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Olamide came into the Factory78tv studios during his recent tour in the UK. After a brief chat with Adesope and DjLanre, Olamide graced the F78 Microphones and spit fire to remind viewers and fans that he's a lyricists in the Afro-HipHop genre and Afrobeats industry as a whole. Enjoy the full interview right here.

Listen and Download Here >>> DJ NEPTUNE Let's Party Naija Mix Vol. 8

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Storm Records & Naeto C's Official DJ, Int'l DJ Neptune is back with 80 minutes of non-stop Naija Mix. This is Volume 8 of the Let'sParty Naija Mixtape Series by DJ Neptune. Featuring the very best of the Urban 9ja Superstars. Nuff Said! this is where the Naija Party Begins

Listen and Download Let's Party Naija Mix tape

It's a wrap as MTN Funlink Concerts hit Lagos and Abeokuta

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After visiting Benin, Port Harcourt, Sokoto and Warri for the MTN Funlink campus concert, the Mo'hits crew hit Lagos and Abeokuta last weekend alongside Iyanya and Zeez.
Students came to take part in the fun and got the chance to win exciting prizes from participating in various competitions that held at the concert.
The youth segment of leading telecommunication brand, MTN Nigeria started the Funlink campus concerts in October, and they visited six major campuses in Nigeria

24 November, 2011

Boko-Harram disown jailed SSS "double agent" claims

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SSS wasting its time and that jailed Kodunga is an imposter working for the Nigeian Secret Police SSS!
The spokesman  of the Jama'atu Ahlus Sunnah oLidda'awati Wal Jihad, popularly aka Boko Haram, Abu Qaqa on  Thursday described Ali Sanda Umar Konduga who was arrested by the Nigerian State Security Service SSS, as an impostor..

"We do not belong to PDP, ANPP, CPC or any other party. Our struggle  is purely religious, we have never been associated with any of these people. How could we associate with the same people that are involved in the same system we are struggling to topple? Even before the emergence of our Jihadist activities, these politicians had been engaged in their scheming and intrigues and this development is just one of such. It has nothing to do with our group. In fact all these politicians, Ndume, Pindar or David Mark are our potential targets", Al-Qaqa, Boko Harram Spokesperson

Breaking News: Babatunde Omidina Babasuwe wins Case against NDLEA

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Nollywood Actor/ comedian Babatunde Omidina aka Baba suwe wins case against Ndlea. Justice Yetunde Idowu of Lagos high court today in a 45mins judgement affirmed dt Ndlea erred by Keeping Baba suwe in its custody for more than 48hours without charging him to court as enshrined in Nigeria constitution, she also stated dt where there is doubt in evidence it should be in favour of suspect, she said Ndlea has not proof their case at all. She therefore ordered Ndlea to pay Baba Suwe 25million naira and also to apologize to him in 2 national newspapers, all this must be carried out within 21days.

23 November, 2011

Pictures from Smirnoff Ice Circruise Party in Lagos

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Wow…what a night! The Smirnoff Midnight Circus was everything promised and then some. What a cool party! Perfect venue, perfect timing and adequate security. The party experience was definitely unique and different. Trust me Smirnoff certainly knows how its done…there were Elephants, Muscle men, , lions in cages and many more and then the ringmaster
IKECHUKWU THE GRAND MASTER
had us all spellbound with his magical performance on stage. Of course, performances from the ringmaster’s protégé; Tommy and the winner of the Soundcity DJ Search competition; Young Boss DJ Kayslay certainly showed they could hold the crowd as well. That night, I also learnt that Smirnoff is not just Vodka or Ice but Smirnoff vodka, Smirnoff Ice and Smirnoff and Orange premix.
Smirnoff also demonstrated responsible drinking and guests even went as far as signing a signature wall. What

Ex Beauty Queen Matilda Kerry holds Fund Raising Event for Cancer Awareness

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In the next couple of weeks, ex beauty queen, Matilda Kerry will be hosting her annual ‘Christmas Bake Sale’, an event set up to raise funds for charitable purposes. The event is scheduled to take place at Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on December 3, 2011. The maiden edition took place on the 13th of April 2009 to help raise funds towards further development and completion of the Lagos Living and Learning center (Triple L center) for children with developmental disabilities, and was able to raise over a million Naira from the auction.
While last year’s edition which was for cervical cancer awareness featured famous bakers in Lagos state who

Face of Sleek Nigeria 2011 Grand Finale holds this Sunday

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MAKIDA MOKA PAST WINNER
Fashion, Fantastic Artists all the Fun and Fizz together for the eagerly awaited Grand Finale of Nigeria's Highest Profile Model search Face of Sleek 2011. It will be an  exclusive black tie event at which the ultimate winner of the nationwide model search is selected and crown. This year’s fantastic prize package is worth over N4m and includes a brand new car, an all-expense paid trip to the UK to take part in the London Fashion Week.

Taking place from 5pm to 10pm in Lagos Premier Venue Harbour Point, Wilmot Close off Ahmadu Bello Road, Victoria Island, Lagos. The competition usually grab the attention of Students, Graduates and Professional women alike, becoming the Ambassador of Sleek Studio. Thousands of entries received by the closing date 16/11/2011 and just 10 finalists will compete at the Grand Final on Sunday November 27th, 2011.

You can get your tickets at Mopheth Pharmacy, His and Hers Studio Ozone Yaba, All Sleek Studios Nationwide.  Visit www.sleeknigeria.com for more details

Breaking News!! EFCC Chairperson Farida Waziri Sacked!

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 President Goodluck Jonathan  has sacked EFCC chairperson Mrs Waziri Farida .Director of Operations (Ibrahim Lamorde) has been asked to lead the agency in acting capacity. More details soon!

22 November, 2011

Banky W, Tiwa Savage, Eldee 'Toast to the Good Life' as Hennessy Artistry 2011 Music Video Debuts

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Banky W, eLDee and Tiwa Savage
The excitement was at fever pitch on Thursday November 17, 2011 as Hennessy Artistry unveiled the music video for “Toast to the Good Life” to a select number of VIP guests at De Marquee in Victoria Island, Lagos.

Produced by Chocolate City’s Jesse Jagz (with support from Master Kraft and Banky W), “Toast to the Good Life” is an original composition that blends the talents of Nigerian rapper and producer, eLDee, fast-rising sensation Tiwa Savage and R&B powerhouse Banky W. The track was commissioned by Hennessy Cognac to showcase “the art of blending” – the basis on which its annual Hennessy Artistry project

Hennessy bottle
is founded. Hennessy Artistry seeks to blend people, music, artistic talent and cognac in a variety of ways. The collaboration track, “Toast to the Good Life”, which was released in September 2011, is a call to fun lovers to forget their sorrows, and celebrate the good life.

The music video for this year’s track, further drives home the message, as director Gini captures scenes with

Exclusive Beach Party with Ice Prince, Choc Boys Crew and Olmeca Tequila

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Lagos, on the 4th of December, 2011, will enjoy the best of Mexico fused with the swag of Lagos parties.
With lots of sun, sand and fun-loving people, this is guaranteed to be the most talked-about VIP-packed
beach party of the year.

Olmeca Tequila presents ‘Olmeca on the Beach’ with award-winning Ice Prince and his Choc City crew!
Loads of other Celebrities are expected to be in attendance as well. What better way to kick off the end-
of-year partying?

This exclusive beach party, taking place on a prestigious island just on the outskirts of Lagos, will feature

New song "Wole Wole" by Bangin of GFamily.

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The R\B and Reggae artiste, a member of the Ghetto Family , Adewale a.k.a (Bangin) is out with two great songs, “Wole Wole” and “Kalkulator”.

Listen and enjoy.




Nollywood Actress Tonto Dike to Host 100 Nigerian Children in December

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Few days back, Nollywood Actress Tonto Dike joined the league of  Actors/Actresses by giving it a shot on the mic, and she does this with Producer/Artist Kas Fi Mi Le. She featured on Kas Latest Single 'Iyawo Mi'. This time around its not about Music, she is giving back to the society. The Sultry Actress Tonto Dike will be hosting 100 Nigerian Children from different schools in Lagos who came 1st in their Academics. The event will be taking place on Saturday 2nd December, 2011 and the Venue is TROY Event Centre, Ogba, Lagos State. She will give out gifts to the children and also inspire them.

Video: Show Dem Camp Freestyle and Interview with Factory78

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SDC Freestyle and Interview with Factory78.


Rap duo Show Dem Camp came into the Factory78tv studios during their recent stop in the UK. After a brief chat with Adesope and Dj Lanre, Ghost and Tec graced the F78 Microphones to remind viewers and fans alike why they have been highly rated lyricists in the Afro-HipHop genre and Afrobeats industry as a whole. Enjoy the full interview right here.

SDC Freestyle (Pt2) On Reminisce inst. with DjFactory78




Video: AY, Gordons, Mc shakara, Elenu @ AYshow Comedy Crusade London Invasion

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Watch AY, Mc Shakara and others LIVE at the FActory 78 studio with Adesope and Dj Lanre

MTN Project Fame: Six Contestants on Probation this Week!

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L-R Isaac, Ethel, Ruth, Velma, Ese, and Roy
 On Sunday, November 20, 2011, the ten contestants remaining in the academy took us down memory lane with back to back classic cuts. They opened the show with group performances and they featured the
PlayHouse Voices to back them up. Ethel, Monica, Ruth, Racheal and Isaac performed “Rivers Of Babylon” by Bonnie M. Yvonne, Velma, Ese, Roy and Princess also performed “Earth Song” by Micheal Jackson.
Each contestant soon entertained everyone with individual performances singing Classic songs from music icons like Aretha Franklyn, Barry White, Abba, Diana Ross among others. The audience, judges and

Veteran Nollywood Actor Enebeli Elebuwa needs your Support

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Segun Arinze with Enebeli Elebuwa
Earlier this month It was reported that the Nollywood actor, Enebeli Elebuwa, was down with Stroke who and he was hospitalized in St. Luke’s hospital, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos. According to sources, he has been down with stroke for some time urgently needs prayers and support from all  as his health seems to be getting worse by the day. He has been moved to St. Tropez Hospital, Surulere, Lagos where he is currently receiving treatment.  Sources said the National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Segun Arinze visited the ailing Elebuwa in the hospital last week and commented that he is seriously concerned about current state of the thespian health.
He has since mobilized his colleagues in the industry to raise funds for proper treatment and welfare of the actor.

We pray God gives him a speedy recovery.

Wande Coal thrills Audience at MTN Project Fame Eviction Show

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L-R CHIDINMA, EMMANUEL AND JOBA
 As Joba, Chidinma and Emmanuel bow out of MTN Project Fame Season 4
Contestants go down memory lane with Classical music…

On Saturday, November 19, 2011, the number of contestants at this year’s edition of MTN Project Fame West Africa was reduced from 13 to 10 contestants as Joba, Chidinma and Emmanuel were eliminated from the popular music talent competition.

The three contestants were among the seven contestants with the lowest votes put up for eviction last week. The other four contestants on probation were Roy, Racheal, Princess and Ruth.

As usual, after performances by the contestants on probation, the moment of truth came: the total number of votes from the viewing public saved Racheal. The judges decided to save Roy thereby extending

Watch DealDey consumer TVC here!!!!

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Dealdey  has just released a Commercial TVC Online.. Watch the Video here!!

       

21 November, 2011

Praiz, Tiwa Savage thrill Fans at the Unveil of The Royal Collection

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THE MAJINS
Fashion designer Folake Majin unveiled “The Royal collection” alongside “The Breathless Experience” Collection by Miss Majin and “The Circle Revolution Collection” by GM4FM’s Gogo Majin at The Civic Center on Sunday November 20, 2011

In attendance was the first lady of Lagos State- Abimbola Emanuella Fashola, Oprah Benson, Abba Folawiyo, Betty Irabor, Adora Oleh, Frank Osodi, Debby Ogunjobi and many other heavy weights

Other guests include Tee A, Ayeni Adekunle, Seye Kehinde, Tara Fela Durotoye, Funmi Ajila, Adesuwa

Eva, Chuddy K, Chidinma, DavidO and other stars Going Green!

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A fusion of Music, Comedy, fashion and Health All in aid of Cancer Awareness and healthy living, the first of it's kind, "Go Green" - A party For Life presents it debut edition

Royal Factor Limited (run by Uche Nwokocha Top Radio presenter and Actor, Femi Brainard) AND Maria Sam Foundation, bring to you this CHARITY CONCERT in line with W.H.O campaign against lifestyle diseases like cancer amongst others. Amongst artistes to perform live at the "Go Green" event are ,Dj GQ of Top Radio  DJ Zeez, Hakym The Dream, Eva Da Rapper, Vector Da Viper, Chuddy K, Jodie, Chidinma (Project Fame West Africa), David O, Jhybo, Sheyman, Etcetera, Flow Sick, BIGCHOLL, BRANDINI, D-DON, MC ACAPELLA, ODOGWU and many more

Hosts: Owen Gee & Lepacious Bose

And it keeps getting better.. One Music Network takes on MY TV and ZAP TV

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 Barely a year after its inception, this young adult lifestyle based music channel has succeeded in establishing itself as a dynamic brand not just in Africa but also on the international front. With a coverage spanning over 13 countries including Nigeria, the United Kingdom, the USA, Canada, France, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Zambia amongst others, the 1music network has expanded even further, now airing live on My Tv NIGERIA and in ANGOLA on Zap TV. Femi Olagbaiye, CEO 1music expressed his satisfaction with the channel’s progress. “We have a strong and passionate vision at 1music, and the end goal is to take African music to the ends of the earth and make everyone realize that Africa has come of age with her music.

This is a milestone achievement for us as our MyTv and Angola partners are an exceptionally progressive platform who share our goal for promoting the African music brand globally” Femi said. My Tv is an African family lifestyle entertainment television. Its channels are globally renowned leaders, showcasing the very best in music, sports, kids’ programmes, news and many more. Its services are readily available in many countries including Nigeria and Ghana.Zap is a subscription based digital satellite television launched in Angola in 2010.

It provides an unprecedented number of Portuguese language channels for a region where Portuguese-

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