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BANKY AND ADESUA WELLINGTON CELEBRATE SON'S ARRIVAL

BANKY AND ADESUA WELLINGTON CELEBRATE SON’S ARRIVAL

Popular Nigerian entertainment couple; music mogul Banky Wellington and his wife, Nollywood sweetheart, Adesua, recently celebrated the newest addition to their family as they welcomed their first child, Zaiah Wellington. The union of Bankole Wellington and Adesua Etomi in 2017, was one which pretty much “broke the internet” with the #BAAD2017 hash-tag. It elicited widespread …

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THE HEADIES XPLORE 2020: AFRICA'S BIGGEST AWARD SHOW WINNERS

THE HEADIES XPLORE 2020: AFRICA’S BIGGEST AWARD SHOW WINNERS

The 14th edition of Africa‘s biggest award, Headies, held virtually last night, 21 February 2021. The event was hosted by famous HipTV’s Nancy Isime and Nigerian comedian, Bovi. While entertaining viewers watching live from home, Bovi appeared quite simple making a bold statement with his EndSARS outfit. The event was initially scheduled for December last …

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NOSTALGIA: Remembering FESTAC '77

NOSTALGIA: Remembering FESTAC ’77

Festac ’77, also known as the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture (the first was in Dakar, 1966), was a major international festival held in Lagos, Nigeria, from 15 January 1977 to 12 February 1977. The month-long event celebrated African culture and showcased to the world African music, fine art, literature, drama, dance and religion. About 16,000 participants, representing 56 African nations …

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LAYCON: BBNaija Star To Launch Own Reality Show

LAYCON: BBNaija Star To Launch Own Reality Show

Nigerian reality TV star and winner of the 5th season of Big Brother Naija, Olamilekan Agbeleshe popularly known as Laycon, is set to air his own reality TV show in partnership with digital network, Showmax, titled “I Am Laycon”. The new show, ‘I Am Laycon’, set to hit the airwaves this month, follows the main …

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ANGELIQUE KIDJO: Africa's Premier Diva

ANGELIQUE KIDJO: Africa’s Premier Diva

Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, known as Angélique Kidjo, born July 14, 1960, is a Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who is noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos. In 2007, Time magazine called her “Africa’s premier diva”. ANGELIQUE KIDJO: BACKGROUND Kidjo was born into a family of performing artists. Her father was …

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Alex

ALEX ORIAIFO: The Four-Eyed Edo King of Content Breaking the Internet

INTERVIEW WITH ALEX ORIAIFO Alex Oriaifo is really a budding polymath. An artist, economist, dancer, influencer, and ghostwriter; he is the epitome of how much social media can redefine odds in the favor of a man living in a very dysfunctional system. He is also the Founder of House Of 308. Hello, Alex. It’s a …

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BRIDGET BEMA: One African Child Making A Brand Out Of Mischief

BRIDGET BEMA: One African Child Making A Brand Out Of Mischief

Here in Africa, we have had an elite share of our own comical characters in movies, TV and other media: We’ve had South Africa’s Leon Schuster, Nigeria’s notorious pair “Aki and Pawpaw”, but these days, Bridget Bema is the new face of mischief in Africa. Bridget Bema is a 9 year old schoolgirl from Nairobi, …

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LAYCON : Twitter Verification In the Bag!

LAYCON : Twitter Verification In the Bag!

Nigerian musician and reality star of the Big Brother Naija fame, Olamilekan Agbeleshe aka Laycon, finally gets Twitter verification ! The young star began to write his name in the sands of time of Nigerian entertainment upon his admission into the Big Brother Naija House for the Fifth Season of the reality show, endearing himself to …

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Laycon New Home

LAYCON: From the walls of BBN to the hall of fame & new lavish walls

Laycon – “Honorable landlord” While the coronavirus pandemic put billions of people on compulsory house arrest, Big Brother Naija Season 5 reality show tagged LOCKDOWN was where Olamilekan Agbeleshe aka Laycon was setting things in motion to change the narrative of his life in Nigeria. The reality show has been a conversation started between family …

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Omahlay and Tems

OMAHLAY AND TEMS: The joint dilemma that has nothing to do with hit songs

The Uganda Police Force announced the arrest of two Nigerian musicians creating high waves in the African music industry, Omahlay and Tems on its official Twitter and Facebook accounts. Real names; Stanley Omah Didia and Temilade Openiyi. Following the arrest, the Damn singer in cuffs with Tems informed his followers of the arrest on Twitter. …

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