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December 13, 2018 6:12 AM 2019 presidency: Shehu Sani faults signing of peace accord by Buhari, Atiku, others

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central senatorial district at the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly has suggested that the peace accord being signed by presidential candidates was a mere formality. Senator Sani noted that peace accord should be signed on a round table with handshake, smiles and not on a parallel table. He also noted 30

December 10, 2018 7:20 AM Mandate Group hails Gov. Ugwuanyi for value orientation, peace, security

The patron of ‘The Mandate Renaissance Initiative’ Enugu, Dr Felix Ugwu has hailed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for propagating value-orientation in the governance the state. Ugwu, a US-based business consultant, while speaking to the press during the House on the Rock music fiesta ‘Good morning Enugu’ held at Okpara square weekend, extolled 23

December 8, 2018 7:13 AM Kendrick Lamar, Drake top 2019 Grammy nominees [See Full List]

The 2019 Grammy nominations have been announced, with hip hop artistes, Kendrick Lamar and Drake leading. Lamar bagged eight nominations, while Drake earned seven ahead of the 61st annual Grammy Awards. Boi-1da and Brandi Carlile earned six nominations apiece, while Cardi B, Childish Gambino, H.E.R., Lady Gaga, Maren Morris, Soundwave and Mike Bozzi 23

December 5, 2018 12:35 PM Beyonce, Priyankra Chopra, others make Forbes 2018 most powerful women [See Full List]

Popular American singer, songwriter, actress and record producer, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles has been named the world’s most powerful woman in music by Forbes. The 2018 world’s most powerful women list was released to celebrate women who are making strides and charting the course. Others on the list of the most powerful women in entertainment are Shonda 33

November 27, 2018 10:59 AM Omotola compares Nigeria to Ghana, mocks leaders

Veteran actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has taken a swipe at Nigerian leaders over the state of the nation’s economy. The 40-year-old actress, in a post on her Instagram page during a visit to Ghana, decried the exchange rate of Naira to the Ghanaian Cedi, questioning the rate of economic growth in Nigeria vis-a-vis Ghana. She also commended services 29

November 22, 2018 1:48 PM Kranium, Patoranking, others storm Reggae Afrobeats Jamrock in Abuja

The annual Reggae Afrobeats Jamrock, a concert aims at promoting Afro-Carribean music and culture in Africa scheduled to hold on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 will parade renowned global artists, Kranium from Jamaica and Patoranking from Nigeria. The event which tends to emphasize cultural exchange through reggae and Afro music on the same stage before an audience 24

November 20, 2018 8:31 PM When I remove make-ups, push-up bras I don’t look beautiful – Tiwa Savage

Mavin queen, Tiwa Savage, has revealed that she only looks beautiful by the help of make-ups and push-up bras. The music star said that in spite of the glitz and glamour she displays on social media, she sometimes feels depressed by low self-esteem. Tiwa stated that sometimes she is intimidated by the glamour on social media. “I get a lot of messages 26

November 16, 2018 6:24 AM Minimum wage: Govt can pay workers N100,000 – Tunde, ex-Styl Plus

Tunde Akinsanmi, ex-member of popular music group, Styl Plus, has said the government can afford to pay workers N100,000 minimum wage if it musters the political will to do so. Reacting to the governor’s statement, Tunde disagreed with him, saying, the nation had huge deposits of petroleum resources and adequate human capital to drive itself to prosperity 27

October 30, 2018 5:11 PM Wizkid joins list of world’s highest paid artists

Nigerian pop star, Wizkid, has joined the list of highest paid artists in the world following his performance at a royal wedding in India. The artist is said to have performed during a royal wedding at one of the world’s top private residences, Umaid Bhawan Palace in India. He was reported to have been paid 50 million Rupees ($681,200, N245.9 million) 27

October 6, 2018 6:29 PM Taxi app owners disown Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, call him impostor

Owners of Mr Taxi App, an internet enabled transport scheme, have disowned popular Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, dismissing his alleged claim of owning the company. Chief Operating Officer of the company, Mr Austin Nnaemeka, at a press conference to herald the launch of the company in Awka, Anambra State on Friday night, described the controversial actor 26