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I spoke out, not because I want to leave my husband —Mercy Aigbe

Renowned Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe, who recently revealed the challenges she had endured in her marriage to Lanre Gentry, has said that her coming out with the story of the domestic abuse was to enable them get help and that it is never ever intended to serve as an exit point from her marriage. “It’s not like I want to walk away, but I just ... Read More »

Canadian police arrest two Nigerians for $10m fraud

Four Nigerians are in the midst of an ongoing investigations into credit card theft and stolen mail, Canadian authorities said in a statement on Tuesday. Adedayo Ogundana, 45, also known as Oladipupo Ogund; Adekunle Johnson Omitiran, 37; Duro Akintola, 44, of Toronto, who is also known as Michie Noah; and Emmanuel Salako, 47, who is also known as Gee Salaq, are ... Read More »

NB FLAGS-OFF 2017 MALTINA TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Nigerian Breweries Plc has flagged-off the 2017 Maltina Teacher of the Year initiative. In an event attended by key education stakeholders across the country, the Managing Director of the company, Mr Nicolaas Vervelde, represented by the Corporate Affairs Adviser, Mr Kufre Ekanem said that applications for the 2017 Maltina Teacher of the Year opened on Tuesday, May 09, 2017. Interested ... Read More »

Mercy Aigbe’s husband, Gentry, remanded in prison

A businessman, Mr Olanrewaju Gentry has been remanded in Ikoyi Prison custody for allegedly assaulting his wife and Nollywood star, Mercy Aigbe. He would remain in prison custody until his bail is perfected. Gentry 52, was Tuesday arraigned before an Ogba Magistrate court for allegedly assaulting  Aigbe. The police arraigned Gentry on a three count charge offence bordering on breach ... Read More »

Don Jazzy, Wizkid, Davido make Forbes list of richest Africans

Forbes Africa has released its list of Richest African musicians. The list was put together using factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, influence and others. Nigerian artistes, Don Jazzy, Wizkid and Davido, are among the top ten richest African musicians. The top 10 are; AKON Akon has over ... Read More »

EXCITEMENT, ANTICIPATION AS ARIYA REPETE STORMS LAGOS, ADO-EKITI

  Aspiring Fuji and Juju artistes in Lagos and Ado-Ekiti have expressed excitement and enthusiasm as Ariya Repete, the biggest Yoruba music talent hunt show storms both cities on Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 to discover new artistes in both genres. Audition in Lagos holds at Marblefield Hotel and Event Centre in Oshodi while Midas Arena, Midas Avenue will play host ... Read More »

Woman accuses pastor of hurrying her into marriage

A civil servant, Victoria Igbo, on Monday told a Nyanya Customary Court, Abuja, that her pastor hurried her into marring the wrong man. Victoria, who filed a petition seeking dissolution of marriage her, said that her pastor did not give her enough time to make up her mind before marriage. “My husband proposed to marry me the same time he ... Read More »

Nigeria’s Femi Kuti breaks world saxophone record

Femi Kuti has broken the World record for the longest single note held on a saxophone at the New Africa Shrine. He attained the feat on Sunday at the New Africa Shrine as shared by his sister, Yeni Anikulapo-Kuti on her Instagram page @yenikuti; “This evening 7th May at the New Africa Shrine, Femi Kuti broke the world record for ... Read More »

Lagos unveils special publication on Nollywood

As part of activities celebrating Lagos at 50, the state government has unveiled a special publication named Cinema in Lagos ahead of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival holding in France from May 17 to 28. The unveiling was done on Friday at Filmhouse Cinema in Lekki and Silverbird Cinema in Ikeja during a programme tagged “Lagos Love the Cinema”. Speaking ... Read More »