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Wole Soyinka Wins The Europe Theatre Prize

Wole Soyinka Wins The Europe Theatre Prize

Professor Wole Soyinka, the 1986 Nobel Prize winner in Literature, has won this year’s The Europe Theatre Prize. Announcing the award, the General Secretary, The Europe Theatre Prize, Alessandro Martinez, said Professor Soyinka won the Special Prize category of the award for his consistency “as a proponent of an ideal bridge between Europe and Africa in a deeply delicate period ... Read More »

Northern Nigerian ladies reel under drug addiction

Northern Nigerian ladies reel under drug addiction

On Saturday November 25, 2017,  the Daily Trust focussed on  the illicit use of drugs among  female Nigerian youths, including married women from the Northern part of the country. According to the report, the problem of drug abuse or drug addiction is more prevalent among girls and married women in cities in Kaduna and  Kano in the Northwestern part of ... Read More »

Actresses fear coming to my hotel room at locations –Antar Laniyan

Actresses fear coming to my hotel room at locations –Antar Laniyan

Anyone who has had the opportunity of watching the ace actor, Antar Laniyan, work behind the scene would know that he can be likened to a soldier whenever he is working. In fact, it is a general knowledge among actors that he is not one to mess with while shooting. In an exclusive chat with Saturday Beats, the actor stated ... Read More »

Demise of Juju Music Veteran, General Prince Adekunle

Demise of Juju Music Veteran, General Prince Adekunle

The Juju music genre recently lost a veteran, an icon, an indigenous music orator in person of General Prince Adekunle who passed away at age 75 after a brief illness. General Prince Adekunle was a Juju music and instrumental wizard, who alongside a couple of other indigenous music acts were the music rave of the mid-late 70s and early 80s. The ... Read More »

Nigerian priest who resigned from Catholic Church launches own ministry

Nigerian priest who resigned from Catholic Church launches own ministry

The Nigerian priest, who resigned recently from the Catholic Church in Nigeria, has officially launched his own church in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Patrick Edet, while serving in the Catholic Diocese of Uyo, ran a ‘Pentecostal-styled’ fellowship called Grace Family Outreach within the Catholic structure. Mr. Edet, who had been a Catholic priest for more than 11 years, stunned the Catholic ... Read More »

Nigerian-born American star Yvonne, celebrates 33 as virgin

Nigerian-born American star Yvonne, celebrates 33 as virgin

Yvonne Orji, the sex-drunk character Molly in HBO series Insecure, is proud to be a 33-year-old virgin, even though she is currently playing the sexy role. The Port Harcourt-born star said she is keeping herself for her husband. “She is keeping it locked. “I wasn’t going to hide it just because I’m on TV,” the Nigerian star told People. “I’m ... Read More »

SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigerian companies raked billions after CBN switched off dollar tap on 41 items

SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigerian companies raked billions after CBN switched off dollar tap on 41 items

When the Central Bank Nigeria, CBN, blocked official dollar access to importers of 41 low-skilled items, Baton Nigeria, an Ogun state-based company, was preparing to start a factory producing tooth picks – one of the items on CBN’s list. By August 2016 when the company’s production lines had kicked off, the policy had been in place for a year. Now, ... Read More »

Phones and gadgets are distractions — Enugu girl who made 9As

Phones and gadgets are distractions — Enugu girl who made 9As

former pupil of  Shalom Academy, Nsukka, Enugu State, Chinecherem Cynthia Ali, whose story went viral after she made A grade in all the subjects she took in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination, shares her success story. Please introduce yourself. I hail from Umuagama community in Enugu State. I am the third of eight children. I am 18 years ... Read More »

CHIBOK HEARTBROKEN PARENT: Our rescued daughter has returned to her Boko Haram husband

CHIBOK HEARTBROKEN PARENT: Our rescued daughter has returned to her Boko Haram husband

When news emerged that some of the Chibok schoolgirls, abducted by Boko Haram in 2014, had declined to return home with the batch of 82 freed in May, the world found it difficult to believe. Not even the release of a Boko Haram video showing some hijab-clad, Kalashnikov-wielding girls saying they were happy in their new lives, was enough to ... Read More »

Airman who killed lover to die by hanging

Airman who killed lover to die by hanging

The Nigerian Air Force has sentenced to death by hanging Airman Kalu Bernard, for killing his lover, Solape Oladipupo, aka Shomzy Shomzy, on March 12, 2017. The judgment, which started 9am on Tuesday, dragged till 4pm when it was stood down before the panellists reconvened at 7.30pm. Reading out the 70-page  court findings, which lasted for about two hours, the ... Read More »

WONDER!! Nigerian woman delivers 6 babies in US

WONDER!! Nigerian woman delivers 6 babies in US

A couple who tried nearly two decades to conceive has welcomed a set of sextuplets in Richmond, Virginia. Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo tried for 17 years to have children. In January, they learned they were expecting six. “I was excited,” said dad Adeboye Taiwo. “For the very first time we were expecting.” The babies, three boys and three girls, range ... Read More »

Canada Invites Ooni To 150th Independence Anniversary

Canada Invites Ooni To 150th Independence Anniversary

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has been invited as a special guest of the Canadian Government to grace the country’s 150th Independence Anniversary celebrations in July this year. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the special invitation was conveyed to the Ife monarch in his palace on Sunday by a Canadian Member of Parliament (MP), Ramesh Sangha. ... Read More »

IBB’s daughter, Halima Babagida weds in grand style

IBB’s daughter, Halima Babagida weds in grand style

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, IBB gave out his daughter Halimat Babangida in marriage to Alhaji Auwal Abdullahi, a businessman on Friday May 12, 2017  in Minna, Niger State. The The groom who is the  Sarkin Sudan of Gombe, in Gombe state was reported to have paid a symbolic  bride price of N500,000 and 10 cows to her father. ... Read More »

All set for MBGE Pageant 2016

All set for MBGE Pageant 2016

All is now set for the 2016 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl In Eko Beauty Pageant. The event will take place at the Bamboo Event Hall, Omole, Ojodu, Lagos on June 27, 2016. Funmi Bolatiwa Quadri, Executive Director of Ereon Pageantry, said this year’s MBGE Beauty Pageant has been upgraded, with a reloaded website www.mbge.com.ng. She further explained that ... Read More »

Former Delta Gov, Felix Ibru Dies At 80

Former Delta Gov, Felix Ibru Dies At 80

Olorogun Felix O. Ibru, 80, is dead. He passed on yesterday, in Lagos, at the age of 80 after a protracted illness in Lagos. During his lifetime, he transversely dominated the political and economic sphere in Nigeria, as one of the pillars of the Ibru economic and political dynasty. Along with his brothers, prominent of which are Michael, Alex and ... Read More »

I’m a Christian! Fear of being Killed prevented me from Confessing Christ – Adewale Ayuba

I’m a Christian! Fear of being Killed prevented me from Confessing Christ – Adewale Ayuba

By: Bisi Adekunle Very few friends, family members and fans of popular Fuji musician, Adewale Ayuba knew that he has converted to Christianity since 2010. The ex-staunch Muslim, in a Testimony he gave at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of David admitted that he is now a proud Christian and a born again at that. According to him, ... Read More »

IGP Arase advises police officers to stop marrying many wives

IGP Arase advises police officers to stop marrying many wives

Solomon Arase, inspector-general of police (IGP), has advised police officers to avoid “marrying many wives” in order to be able to take good care of their family. The police boss said some of his men have formed the habit of taking new wives when transfer takes them out of their command. He was speaking in Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state, ... Read More »

Monalisa Chinda preparing to remarry

Monalisa Chinda preparing to remarry

Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda, whose marriage to the Question Mark label boss, Dejo Richards, crashed about seven years ago, may be warming up to give marriage another chance. If the buzz making the rounds is anything to reckon with, then the 41-year-old mother of one will be walking down the aisle before the end of this month. Monalisa-ChindaMonalisa-Chinda Sources close ... Read More »

Actor Olumide Bakare  Critically Ill, Needs Financial Assistance

Actor Olumide Bakare Critically Ill, Needs Financial Assistance

Veteran Yoruba and Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, is critically sick. It was learnt that the actor had been, for a while now, admitted at the University Teaching Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. A Facebook post by Babajide Moronfolu, an ace radio/TV presenter and voice-over artiste, also revealed that veteran actor, Olumide Bakare, who has been on admission at UCH, Ibadan, will need ... Read More »

Oritse Femi and estranged manager feud getting messier! “I will arrest Danku and his mother” –Oritse Femi

Oritse Femi and estranged manager feud getting messier! “I will arrest Danku and his mother” –Oritse Femi

The drama between pop star, Oritse Femi, and his estranged manager, Danku, keeps getting hotter by the week. Just last week, the singer’s ex-manager claimed he picked up the ‘Double Wahala’ singer from the slums of Ajegunle and made him a star. This apparently did not go down well with the singer as he bared his soul in an exclusive ... Read More »

Dangote Ranked Among 100 Most Powerful People in the World

Dangote Ranked Among 100 Most Powerful People in the World

Africa’s richest,President of Dangote Group, Mr. Aliko Dangote, was, at the weekend, rated among the 100 most powerful people in the world by Forbes Magazine. Aliko, the only black who made the list apart from President of the United States, Barack Obama, was listed at number 71 just above the top Republican Party contender for the US presidency, Donald Trump, ... Read More »

Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi is new Ooni of ife

Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi is new Ooni of ife

Forty-year old  Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has emerged  as the  new Ooni of ife. His appointment was announced in a press statement by the Government of Osun state early Monday morning in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti. The statement reads: “The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has approved ... Read More »

SHOCKING: Man woes Friend’s wife, Alleges threat to life to cover up act

SHOCKING: Man woes Friend’s wife, Alleges threat to life to cover up act

If the gist making the round on social media, some National Dailies and the electronic media about two close allies is anything to go by, then the story you are about to read will convince you that, No one is really to be trusted anymore. Read More »

Heartbroken Guy releases photos of chinyere who tried to sleep with his Brother

Heartbroken Guy releases photos of chinyere who tried to sleep with his Brother

This is why we keep repeating the same thing, that Our Ladies should try to caution themselves and not send videos and pictures that shows their body or allow the guys to take their pictures while doing it. Read More »

Emir of Kano receives Staff of Office

Emir of Kano receives Staff of Office

Jonathan, PDP leaders absent THE historical city of Kano was agog on Saturday with pomp and pageantry as the  Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sunusi II, formally received the staff of office as the 14th emir from the Fulani clan, with the state governor, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, telling the mammoth crowd that attended that the qualities that singled out the ... Read More »

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Nominated For Grammy Award With Beyonce

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Nominated For Grammy Award With Beyonce

Following her TEDx talk on why “We Should All Be Feminists,” Beyonce incorporated the writer’s essay into her single, which further brought more life to her craft. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, critically acclaimed Nigerian novelist and award-winning author of Americanah ​ has been nominated for a Grammy award for her feminist-inspired collaboration with American entertainer Beyonce, on her 2013 track “Flawless.” Following her ... Read More »

My Fans will decide when to drop My Album – Kiss Daniel

My Fans will decide when to drop My Album – Kiss Daniel

G-Worldwide Entertainment’s musical talent, Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe aka Kiss Daniel is set to release the remix of his song, Woju, featuring Davido and Tiwa Savage before heading on his UK tour. The crooner in this interview says that though his album is ready, but will be released if in high demand Why do you add Kiss to your real name? I ... Read More »

Lagos Socialite and Businessman Molade Okoya-Thomas Dies at 79

Lagos Socialite and Businessman Molade Okoya-Thomas Dies at 79

Billionaire businessman, the Asoju Oba of Lagos, Babasuwa of Ijebu-Remo, Odofin of Ife, the current Chancellor of Lagos State University and chairman of CFAO Nigeria Limited, Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas has died. He died today February 2nd. He was 79. Details as to what caused his death hasn’t been made public yet. Until his death, he was chairman of many organisations ... Read More »

Yemi Alade’Joins The G Wagon Club

Yemi Alade’Joins The G Wagon Club

2014 was definitely the year of Yemi Alade. With her hit single Johnny, the singer went from R & B unknown to an African popstar. It is only fitting that after the successful year she’s had that she treats herself and that’s exactly what she’s done. It looks like Yemi has just copped a multi million Naira Mercedes Benz G. ... Read More »

Actress Toyin Aimakhu breaks up with Husband

Actress Toyin Aimakhu breaks up with Husband

Barely two years after popular Nigerian actress, Toyin Aihmaku, tied the knots with her actor hubby, Niyi Johnson, at the Ikoyi Registry in Lagos, the pair are said to have parted ways. The news, which filtered in on Saturday, came as a rude shock to fans of the fun-loving couple known for displaying affection for each other on social media. ... Read More »

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