Entertainment

Excitement In Illorin. Ijebu Ode As Contestants Qualify For Ariya Repete Quarter Finals

Victoria Hanson Ten artistes have been selected for the quarter finals  in Ilorin and Ijebu Ode, with five   from each location in the ongoing Ariya Repete auditions held in both cities on April 26 and 28, 2017.

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Lagos urges hotels, clubs, others to register for proper records

…Destroys N10m Worth Pirated Movies, Duplicating Machines The Lagos State Government on Monday urged hotel and club owners to voluntarily register with the State Government to facilitate the ongoing classification and grading of hotels or risk their businesses being shut down.

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Banky W releases `Kololo’ lyric video

 R&B crooner Olubankole Wellington also known as Banky W, has released the lyric video of his song titled: `Kololo’ on YouTube. Banky W made this known on Tuesday on his twitter handle, @BankyW, promised to also drop the official video soon. “Vibes for the summer…Kololo lyric video now on YouTube. Official video drops soon,’’ he wrote. The ‘Empire Mates Entertainment’ ...

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Ariya Repete: First set of artists for quarter-final emerge in Akure, Ibadan

Victoria Hanson A total of nine contestants, four from Akure and five from Ibadan, have made it to the quarter final stage of the ongoing Ariya Repete, a talent hunt competition for Fuji and Juju music in the South-West. The auditions that produced the winners held in Akure and Ibadan on April 19 and 21, 2017, respectively.

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Nollywood popular actor, Olumide Bakare, is dead. He died in the early hours of Saturday according to his personal assistant, who was with him when he passed away.

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Celebrating a Royal Gem: Bob-Manuel Udokwu

By Rachel Okporu Veterran Nollywood actor, director, producer and politician Bob-Manuel Udokwu is a year older today. He is a native of Idemmili North local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. Who prides himself as having come from the same town as the literary legend Chinua Achebe.

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Ambode inaugurates Joke Silva, Kunle Afolayan, others into Board of Arts & Culture

…Begins Construction Of Six New Arts Theatres​ Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday inaugurated a Board of Arts and Culture, urging them to go all out and explore private sector support to nurture new talents and generate events for a sustainable development of the creative arts sector in the State.

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BREAKING: Federal Government licences MCSN as a collecting society

By Wasiu Popoola The Federal Government through the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has directed the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), to “issue with immediate effect, an approval by way of license to the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria Ltd/Gte (MCSN) to operate as a collecting society for the purpose of the Copyright Act.

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Heritage Bank Enhances Capacity Of Ex-BB Naija Housemates, Entrepreneurs

Victoria Hanson   Heritage Bank Limited, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service Provider, has enhanced capacity of Ex-Housemates of Big Brother Naija reality TV show and other emerging 21st century entrepreneurs at an SME enhancement capacity training programme. Speaking at the breakfast meeting in Lagos yesterday, Mr. Ejikeme Obiano, Head, Solutions and Propositions of Heritage Bank said the bank was committed ...

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EGBE ALU DUNDUN EMERGES BEST DRUM BAND AT GOLDBERG EXCELLENCY TOUR IN ILORIN

Victoria Hanson   Egbe Alu Dundun has clinched the overall prize in the traditional drumming contest at the Ilorin edition of the Goldberg Excellency Tour on Sunday, February 26, 2017.

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