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Osita ‘Pawpaw’ Iheme Inspires Students With New Book

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Nollywood actor, Osita Iheme, well known as Pawpaw, who just received an endorsement from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), has reportedly contracted Africana First Publishers Plc to print and distribute copies of his new book called 'INSPIRE 101' to different schools in the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT Abuja) to form part of their library and research materials.

‘Inspire 101’ was reviewed by respectable individuals like Professor Pat Utomi, Mr. Dimgba Igwe and ace comedian, Ali Baba. It was also vetted by Nigeria Educational Regulatory Commission, NERDC.

The actor explained that, “This is a dream come true, I pray and believe that the ‘Inspire 101’ (book) will have a direct positive impact on students and any other person that reads it. It is the fragment of my thoughts and beliefs that drove and elevated me from my ‘not too comfortable background’ to a better person in the society.

"People can m…

Olamide emerge as MTV Base Awards nominee

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Recall that that earlier in the year, MTV Base celebrated him at their head office in Lagos, as the Artiste of The Month of March, and now news making wave is that Olamide a.k.a Badoo, has been nominated for the MTV Base awards in the Best Hiphop category.
So, it's not a surprise that he is part of the nominees for the awards coming up later in the year.

MTV Base is known to be a 24-hour music and general entertainment channel from Viacom International Media Networks Europe. The channel focuses primarily on music from the world of R'n'B, hiphop, reggae, soul and urban. The MTV Base brand first launched in the United Kingdom and in Ireland on July 1, 1999, later launching in other European territories such as the Netherlands and Germany. MTV Base Africa launched in February 2005 throughout the African continent and MTV Base in French-speaking territories launched on December 21, 2007. MTV Base began broadcasting in widescreen on March 28, 2012.

Muma Gee And Her Husband Welcome Set Of Twin Babies

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Nigerian singer and actress Muma Gee, who got married to Nollywood Actor Prince Oluebube Eke, has finally put to bed.
The once controversial singer and her hubby welcomed a pair of twins on Friday, the 18th of April, 2014.
The couple got married on the 23rd of December, 2011, in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.

Muma Gee met her husband, Prince Eke shortly after the 2010 Celebrity edition of the Gulder Ultimate Search where Muma Gee and Nollywood actor Emeka Ike ,were participants

Sound Sultan joins Julius Agwu to Make Nollywood Debut

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Recently, report went viral online that comedian Julius Agwu has now turned an actor with a yet-to-be released Omoni Oboli movie.
But another news surfacing has it that another music crooner Sound Sultan wants us to know he is doing same.
The singer is right on set with the likes of comic actor, Papiluwe, working on a new comedy movie titled 'Head Gone'.
We wish him the best of luck in his new found love.

Seun Kuti To Lead 'Fight' Against Boko Haram

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For the very first time, a youth is finally leading protest against Boko Haram insurgencies in the country.

Reports gathered has it that, son of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Seun, will on May 1, 2014, in Lagos, will lead a massive protest tagged “Stolen Dreams” to fight against Boko Haram .

The protest train, which will commence at 9a.m from CMS, will travel through the major highways of Lagos.

Seun’s manager, Oloye, said during the week that the rate of terrorism is the reason for the protest “we want to protest and fight against the high rate of blood shed by children and women in the North.

“Nigerians can no longer condone the killings of these innocent souls. The massive long-walk is to demonstrate our grievance against terrorism”.

Finally, Seun said he will be leading the protest immediately he returns from his concert tours of Europe.

Banky W Plays Bestman Role in Tiwa Savage & Tee Billz Wedding

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It's no longer news that female Pop singer, Tiwa Savage and her husband/manager, Tunji Balogun, popularly called, Tee Billz are staging their fairytale white wedding on Saturday April 26, 2014 in Dubai. Right now, preparations are in top gear to make it a memorable day, as Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz have already arrived Dubai.

Among the lengthy events lined up for the wedding, is the pre-wedding party holding in Dubai, which will be hosted by Banky W, while top artistes such as, Don Jazzy, Dr Sid, Iyanya, Waje and others will perform.

On same development, star RnB singer, Banky W has disclosed that aside playing the host at the pre-wedding party, he will also play the role of Bestman to Tee Billz. He disclosed this afternoon, when he wrote, "This Friday night in Dubai... come and rock with us as we celebrate @teebillz323 & @officialtiwasavage.. #TurnUp #WeddingTingz #BestManDuty #HostwitTheMost."

Olamide, D’Banj, Iyanya, Others Thrilled Guests at Yaw Live On Stage

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The most talked about ‘Yaw Live On Stage’ has finally come to an end. An amazing team of Nigerian entertainers converged at the Eko Hotel and Suite for the glamorous theatre-styled concert, which was tagged 'The Street'.

Iyanya, Olamide, D'Banj, Sound Sultan, M.I, Phyno and many others joined the Wazobia FM star, Yaw and colleague, Julius Agwu to deliver what would go on record as the biggest stage play/music concert in Nigeria.

Top Nigerian comedians including Ali Baba, M.C Abbey, Okey Bakassi, Funny Bone, Akpororo, Elenu, Laff Up, Senator, Chigurl, and Emma Oh my God amongst many others ensured guests were reeling with laughter throughout the event.

Top Nigerians musicians D’banj, M.I, Olamide, Iyanya, Phyno, Sound Sultan, Waje, Timi Dakolo amongst many others kept guests on their feet as they delivered electrifying performances from their various hit tracks.

Also, Cool FM’s DJ Xclusive had guests screaming for more with his throw back mixes as he …

Don Jazzy, D’Banj To Reunite In New Album

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Afro pop star, D’Banj, has revealed that he will involve his former producer and partner, Don Jazzy, in the production of his next album.

The award-winning musician recently disclosed this in an interview with UK radio and TV personality, Tim Westwood. The self-acclaimed Kokomaster said he is planning to do a ‘Best of D’Banj’ album for his forthcoming 10th anniversary. He further disclosed that Don Jazzy will produce the album for him.

However, a date for the album release is yet to be fixed but fans can expect nothing short of a master piece.

It would be recalled that the two music heavyweights went their separate ways in 2012 after months of speculations and wild rumours.

Kiki Omeili, J’odie, Others Spice Up Nikki Laoye’s New Video

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Nikki Laoye is one Nigerian female artiste that has carved a niche for herself in entertainment industry in the country. She is well respected for her exemplary lifestyle, which corroborates her style of music and what she stands for.

Nikki, who has won the prestigious ‘The Headies’, is now set to release her music video, ‘123’, on Friday, April 11, 2014.

The pretty singer gathered some stars for the video, including Kiki Omeili, a movie star. Also in the music video are Ade Laoye of EbonyLife TV, DJ Gosporella, J'odie, ONOS, Provabs, XL2Letters and Akeem.

‘123’ was shot by T-Frizzle, while the likes of Xblaze (Nikki's brother), Temisan of Alien Nation, Nikki Laoye, Stephen of Kaffy's Imagneto crew had their inputs on the job.

TOP 10 AFRICAN MODEL ON THE GLOBE

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These are our top 10 female African models on the global scene They walk the runways for fashions biggest brands, starring in some of the most innovative and ground-breaking campaigns across the world. 2014 has seen the rise of African models in the fashion world and with the way social media impacts our daily lives, these models are the top African models who are tweeting, instagramming and blazing trails globally; earning their place in the history of fashion. Here’s a look, courtesy of Oma, at the 10 hottest African models in high demand across the world. 1. Herieth Paul:- Born in Tanzania, Herieth currently enjoys a spot on Model.com’s hot list and has worked in some of the biggest campaigns in the world including Stella McCartney, Tom Ford, Calvin Klein and One Colour Cosmetics. Herieth has also appeared in beauty campaigns for CKoneand most recently, as one of the models for fashion wear brand GAP. Join her Facebook page: Herieth Paul Herieth Paul - (Image Credits: GAP) 2. Mar…

MEDIAWORKS PRESENT PORTHARCOURT BIGGEST STREET STORM

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First Ladies to 'Star' in Mr. Clef Reality Show

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Wives of governors from three states in the North West, North Central and South South geo political zones of Nigeria are some of the personalities penciled to grace the first ever 1st Ladies Pageant and Reality Show that had already flagged off in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Thursday. The all ladies affair which is being powered by Royal Salt and Base Water Limited, would pitch 37 contestants drawn from the 36 states of the federation including Abuja whose ages would be between 18 to 35, as home mates.  The participants must not be married or pregnant. The house mates would slug it out for 7 weeks in a location in Lagos where they ar…

Tiwa Savage's 'Controversial' Gesticulation On Stage

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Nigeria’s music diva, Tiwa Savage, who recently got married to her manager Tunji ’T-Billz’ Balogun, has left her fans wondering and grumbling about her recent acts on stage.

At the recently Nigerian Breweries organised Star Trek show held in Makurdi on Saturday April 6th, she stunned fans with a black see-through on top with a matching pair of leather cut-off shorts.

Her dressing to the concert was not the problem to her fans, but her gesticulations during performance. Her action kept many wondering why would a married woman like Tiwa Savage do such acts as seen in the pictures.

My life's Journey, The Pain, Reproach & Struggle Lead Me into God’s Amazing Grace.......2face Idibia’s Baby Mama

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Sunmbo Adeoye, the mother of 2face Idibia’s first child, who also has two sons for him, is the wife of pastor Adeoye and as a woman who has to lead by example, Sunmbo hosted the women earlier this month on International Women’s day.

she has just released a CD of the programme titled, Inspiring change. After the whole drama with 2face, Sunmbo gave her life to Christ, and met Pastor Adeoye whom she is now married to, and the rest is history.

Read what she said;

“Yesterday I sold my very first copy of inspiring change DVD, this morning different people ordered online for copies to bless their loved ones. Then it dawn on me that it’s been God so far. I remember being nervous, when I was recommended to host women on International women’s day."

"The anxiety alone brought sleepless nights. I didn’t doubt the Amazing Power of God so I gave it a shot and indeed it was a huge success. Looking at my life's Journey, the pain, reproach & struggle lead me int…

Liz Benson, Rukky Sanda And John Dumelo In Pics

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It is gathered that Nollywood actress, script-writer and producer, Rukayat Sanda, popularly known as Rukky Sanda is currently working on her new movie, titled ‘Caroline’.

While on set, the pretty actress shared a photo of herself with Liz Benson and John Dumelo, which she captioned,'#rsp#Caroline #movie #OnSet #LizBenson #JohnDumelo #RukkySanda #AyoAdesanya#DanielLoyd '.

Apparently, beautiful veteran actress, Liz Benson- Ameye is stylishly announcing her comeback to the film industry, after a long time been of been on the lowkey. The actress has only done two interesting Nollywood movies (Dry & Living Funeral) since 2007.

Dry is a movie directed by Nollywood actress Stephanie Linus nee Okereke while Living Funeral was directed by Udoka Oyeka. Welcome back Liz Benson.

Comedian Baba De Baba welcomes Baby Boy

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It's a big day for stand-up comedian, Baba De Baba as he is now the newest proud father in entertainment industry.

The comedian and his wife, Debora Richards have welcomed a bouncing baby boy. The comedian who was filled with joy stated, “My wife has out to bed…she gave birth to a bouncing baby boy, safely on her way to the theater for CS by 7:50pm yesterday at Shomolu General Hospital, Lagos. Thanks to God.”

Congratulations!

Patrick Elis, Denies Dating Rapper Eva Elordiah

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Nigerian music video director, Patrick Elis, has debunked rumours that he was dating his client artiste Eva Elordiah.

It would be recalled that late last year; speculations went viral that the young music director was in a sizzling romance with top Nigeria female rapper Eva.

“People can say whatever they like, but I and Eva are not in any relationship. She is my client and we are just friends nothing more. Infact, I am in a serious relationship and my girlfriend is not even a public figure neither is she into music.”

The young dude, who gained attention after he shot the video of Wizkid's 'Holla At Ur Boy’ hit single few years ago, has since become the preferred man to shoot music videos of top Nigerian artistes.

Fortune's new look!

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