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Waje Speaks on Being Fat-Shamed, Dating as a Single Mum & More
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Waje Speaks on Being Fat-Shamed, Dating as a Single Mum & More

Music star Waje recently visited the Genevieve Magazine office for a quick interview and in the interview the mum of one talks about the joy that comes from doing what she loves. She also talked about coming into her own, living life on her own terms and of course rising above all negativity. In the interview she opened up about her personal life saying that she’s currently dating but that there is a difference for her as a single mum. She also revealed that her daughter recently re-connected with her father. See excerpts below. On being fat-shamed: That was after my performance at the Guinness Colourful world event in October 2013.  I trended on twitter but not for the right reasons. I did not trend because of my performance, instead I trended because people were uncomfortable with m...
Stephanie Linus, Vice President of Gambia & More at DRY screening In Gambia
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Stephanie Linus, Vice President of Gambia & More at DRY screening In Gambia

Stephanie Linus’ award winning movie, DRY, recently made a debut in Gambia with a well-attended screening during the African Youth Summit Banjul Plus 10. The movie was not only well received and greeted with a standing ovation afterwards, but was lauded by all and further opened up the conversation around maternal health care and Fistula in Africa. This screening comes just a few weeks after Stephanie Linus premiered DRY in Zambia at an event which was attended by the Zambian First Lady, Mrs Esther Lungu. DRY is currently on an African tour and will be showing in other countries in the coming weeks.
New Video: Champagne Shower by Terry Apala 
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New Video: Champagne Shower by Terry Apala 

The fresh sounds of Terry Apala which is a welcomed change to the Nigerian music industry is hitting hard on the streets, major radio stations and music charts etc. Signed to Nelson Jack Music, Terry Apala is poised to share his undiluted talent with Africa and the world. By popular demand; the street-hop royal Terry Apala has released the music video for his infectious Sess produced single "Champagne Shower". The visual of the smash hit single was directed by Tunji Lanre of RGB Studios, comes after his received single "Mo' Popular". The Delta State bred star with the funkified apala rhythm on a hip-hop instrumentation is redefining the grass-root flow of the elders, with his expected debut album titled "Apala On The Beat". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DQSzoze-aU
Ronke Oshodi-Oke Escapes Fatal Accident
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Ronke Oshodi-Oke Escapes Fatal Accident

Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Ronke Ojo-Gbolahan, better known as Oshodi Oke, who was involved in a ghastly auto crash on Monday, May 9, 2016, along Agege/Oshodi Road, has opened up on the ugly incident which left her SUV (Honda Element) badly damaged. She, however, thanked God she came out unhurt. The busty entertainer spoke on this extensively in a phone interview with Tade Afisat. We learnt you had an accident with your Honda Element jeep on Agege/Oshodi express way on Monday, May 9, 2016. How did it really happen? It’s true I was involved in an accident along Agege/Oshodi express road on Monday, May 9, 2016, and it’s an unforgettable experience. But I just have to give glory to God for keeping me alive. It’s even a miracle that I came out unhurt, I was coming from Computer Vill...
Davido Can’t See Me Face to Face And Call Me His Boy – Dele Momodu
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Davido Can’t See Me Face to Face And Call Me His Boy – Dele Momodu

Davido, his baby mama and Ovation publisher, Mr. Dele Momodu have since settled their squabble which started earlier this year. However, the Omo Baba Olowu crooner still sings about the controversial issue in his songs, especially where he adds ' Dele na my boy, dele na my boy' which tries to imply that Dele Momodu is his 'boy'. Joy News had a brief ‎chat with the veteran journalist and this is what he has to say about that particular line, 'Dele na my boy' "Fans can misled people sometimes. Well that's what most music artistes all over the world do. He is using it to sell his album. He wants to sell his records, so he had to create controversy, to make that happen. I don't know why you are talking about it now, as far as i'm concerned, he is just selling his records, because I don't...
Skales Resolves 13m Fraud Case With Baseline Records
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Skales Resolves 13m Fraud Case With Baseline Records

The coals of fire that has been literary set on the head of Skales after he was accused of duping Baseline Records N13million can now die. Skales who was reported before the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 2, in Onikan, Lagos has found a way to resolve the crisis. A manager called Justin reportedly announced that Skales and Baseline are currently working out a resolution , ‘I can’t talk much about it now. I will let you know when he (Skales) wants to talk about it.But everything is under control now’. However, Justin refused to give account of where Skales and his manager are right now after spending a night in detention some days ago. Skales and his manager were accused of short-changing and misappropriating fees that ran up to N13 million over a year. Also, there was a Cal...
How we Arrested Wizkid’s 19 Year Old Female Impersonator – Manager
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How we Arrested Wizkid’s 19 Year Old Female Impersonator – Manager

The Lagos State Police Command two days ago arrested a 19-year-old girl who posed as music star, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, aka Wizkid, on social media and defrauded many people of over $65,000, equivalent of about N12.9million. Fresh facts have emerged of the lady's identity, how the young lady operated and how she was exactly caught. This is following a recent scandal where a show promoting agency, Humble Entertainment, openly blasted Wizkid for failing to perform at its event despite being paid. In a statement, the company claimed that, ‘despite going through all the necessary requirements to book Wizkid which included signing a contract and paying the required fee, we have been let down by the booking/management parties’. Wizkid is represented in Nigeria by Sunday Are‘s ‘List Ente...
Kaffy & Hubby Celebrates 4th Wedding Anniversary
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Kaffy & Hubby Celebrates 4th Wedding Anniversary

Congratulations to Kaffy and Her Husband Joseph Ameh aka Papii J as they celebrate their wedding anniversary today. The couple got married 4 years ago and have had two beautiful kids since then. Kaffy wrote to her husband: Happy Anniversary babiiii!!!!!! Wow what a journey it’s been and a lot has gone down A lot found A lot lost A lot given A lot taken A lot said A lot done A lot learnt A lot absorbed A lot discarded A lot acknowledged A lot sown A lot reaped A lot of ups A lot of downs A lot of pain A lot of healing A lot of cursing A lot of blessing A lot of weakness A lot of strength Above it all I thank God that we are here to enjoy A lot More. I love you @papiijameh Not to be outdone, he wrote his own romantic message to his wife saying “You guys always bl...
Nigera’s First-Ever Inflight Movie Premiere For Kunle Afolayan’s “The CEO”
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Nigera’s First-Ever Inflight Movie Premiere For Kunle Afolayan’s “The CEO”

Last night Kunle Afolayan kicked off the first ever Nigerian in-flight movie premiere for the highly anticipated movie “The CEO” as cast, crew and special guests took an AirFrance flight from Lagos to Paris. There was a red carpet before the guests took off on an unforgettable journey. The premiere was attended by Adesua Etomi, Linda Ejiofor, Ramsey Nouah, OC Ukeje, Elma Godwin, Ayo Animashaun, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Adekunle Gold and more.
Iyanya Covers La Mode Magazine 10th Edition
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Iyanya Covers La Mode Magazine 10th Edition

Star singer, Iyanya covers the 10th edition of La Mode Magazine. The theme for this edition is ‘’ Classic Man’’. LA MODE MAGAZINE COVER CREDIT: Editor in Chief/Publisher: Sandra Odige(Mrs) Creative Art Director Joseph Umoru (@jhosef_mo) Photography: Four 23 Photography (@four23photograpy) Stylist: CuteSaint Styles(@iamcutesaint) Trench Coat: @bigbenkilani Python skin blazer: @mr_kemor of Jaykemor Shirts: @shirtsbyocee Ties: @bigbenkilani MUA: La ‘Ritz Makeover (@laritzmakeover) Graphic Director: Ndubisi Ike (@benzickmedia) For more details and images of the 10th issue visit www.lamodespot.com
Skales Manager Osagie Arrested Over N13Million Fraud
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Skales Manager Osagie Arrested Over N13Million Fraud

OSAGIE ARRESTED FOR STEALING N13,374,000 FROM BASELINE Osagie (Teresa Osagioduwa Osarenkhoe) was arrested yesterday by the Nigerian Police at the instance of Skales Record Label, Baseline Records. She was accused of fraudulently diverting N13.3m belonging to the record label for personal purposes. 1. THEFT OF COMPANY MONIES EARNED BY SKALES FROM MARCH-APRIL 2016 The Company noticed that although Skales was listed as performing at various concerts, shows, tours and other events, none of the monies received from these events was remitted to the Company. In this regard, the Company invited Skales and his manager Teresa Osagioduwa Osarenkhoe to various meetings seeking an account and a reconciliation. At these meetings, both Skales and his manager Teresa Osagioduwa Osarenkhoe insisted...
DNA Confirms Wizkid is The Father of Binta Diallo’s Son
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DNA Confirms Wizkid is The Father of Binta Diallo’s Son

Wizkid is the father of Ayo Balogun Jnr according to a DNA result signed by him. His 2nd babymam, Binta Diallo released the Adnan Result and it shows he signed the document as far back as March in the United states.She wrote Read between the lines #DNADOESNTLIE #notjustarumor #facts Wizkid not openly acknowledging his son, making many to doubt his paternity may have prompted her to release it.
Stop Sending Me Nude Pictures – Singer Ebony 
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Stop Sending Me Nude Pictures – Singer Ebony 

Seen as the bad girl in the dance hall fraternity, Ghanaian raising star Ebony has implored guys to stop sending her naked pictures. She said " I don’t understand why guys send me their nude pictures. I have received dozens of guys sending me nude pictures on my social media handles (Facebook,Twitter and Instagram) the possibility of these pictures whenever I go on social media is 99%.” She further stated that, “…it could be they find me attractive and because I have that kind of bad girl brand so they think when they send me those nude pictures am cool with it but, am not so I beseech them to stop sending me pictures of themselves.”
Big Brother Africa StarGame Housemate Zainab Sheriff is Pregnant!
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Big Brother Africa StarGame Housemate Zainab Sheriff is Pregnant!

Sierra Leonean model, actress and Big Brother Africa 7 aka Big Brother Africa StarGame contestant Zainab Sheriff is pregnant and she has been flaunting her pregnancy style on Instagram in the past couple of weeks. She recently revealed that she is already 50% along and that she absolutely cannot wait to hold her little one in her hands.
Singer Miz Gold Shares Pictures From Her Florida Vacation
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Singer Miz Gold Shares Pictures From Her Florida Vacation

Ghana based Nigerian singer, Miz Gold flaunts her body in new pictures as she enjoys her vacation in Miami. She shared the pictures with praising message to God. "My dear GOD has blessed me and I will forever be grateful. Please pay for your blessings, as The Lord my God only bless those who wish well for other. Big thanks to those who always support me. may the good Lord continue to bless and support you and your families #Orlando #Florida ?? — at Florida, Orlando."
Sir Shina Peters’ Wife, Sammie Send Him Sweet Birthday And Wedding Anniversary
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Sir Shina Peters’ Wife, Sammie Send Him Sweet Birthday And Wedding Anniversary

It’s a double celebration for ‘Ace’ Juju musician, Sir Shina Peters today, as he marks his 58th birthday and 21st wedding anniversary to his wife, Sammie Peters. Sammie, who just survived cancer after battling the ailment for two years, took to Facebook to send a shout out to her husband while also sharing pictures from their wedding day. ‘Happy Birthday Olu-mi! And Happy Wedding Anniversary to us! You are My heartbeat! My light! My world! May u live long! A marriage ordained in heaven!,’  SSP and Sammie have one of the best celebrities’ love stories, braving all odds, not fault-finding and determined to last based on their belief in each other through good and bad times.
Comedian Julius Agwu & Wife Celebrates 8th Wedding Anniversary
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Comedian Julius Agwu & Wife Celebrates 8th Wedding Anniversary

Comedian Julius Agwu and his wife Ibiere are celebrating their 8th wedding anniversary today May 31st. The couple got married in 2008 and have two children. Julius shared the picture above on his Instagram page with caption: "#HappyWEDDINGanniversary to US... ??? #8YEARSofBLISS ? I SHALL continue to hold on to THE#WORDofGOD ? " HE WHO FINDS A WIFE; FINDS A GOOD THING AND OBTAINS FAVOUR ... " #AlmightyGODMay our #SMILEandJOY know no bounds; and in all Odds and Life's Pressure, MAY WE CONTINUE TO#GLOWandGROW in #MARITALbliss in JESUS Mighty Name #AMEN ??".
Official Video: Love Me Jeje Remix – Seyi Sodimu Ft. K. Michelle
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Official Video: Love Me Jeje Remix – Seyi Sodimu Ft. K. Michelle

Seyi Sodimu releases the remix of his hit single “Love me jeje” featuring American R&B sensation K. Michelle. The song which was previously released years back, was a monster hit and helped launch his career. The collaboration, which was released on May 30th 2016 (on Itunes, MTN music plus, Youtube, MTV Base Africa, Trace Africa, ETC.), was produced and recorded in Atlanta, Georgia by SHIZZI (Magic-fingers) and the video was also shot in Atlanta by Sesan Ogunro of Film Factory. The A&R for the project was done by Bankulli and additional vocals by Password and Duzzi. Live Guitar by Fioke and special thanks to Eric Cire. Seyi Sodimu (also known as Mr. Jeje) is widely known for his hit singles Love me Jeje and Money Man. He is also considered one of the pioneers of the new sound o...
Runtown Parts Ways With Eric Manny Records, Claims Threat to Life
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Runtown Parts Ways With Eric Manny Records, Claims Threat to Life

Nigerian singer, songwriter and producer Runtown has parted ways with his record label, Eric Manny Records (or at least he's trying to) and they didn't do so on the best of terms. Eric Manny, owned by billionaire businessman, Okwudili Umenyiora, has gotten a court injunction stopping Runtown from performing as an artist, amongst other things, pending when they settle their issues. Runtown got his lawyers to write to the label, claiming threat to life, extortion, and that he didn't get his payment/royalties from performances, ring-back tunes and etc. He also said he has returned all properties he received from the label when he signed with them in 2014. 
Fans Urges Banky W & Niyola to Get Married
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Fans Urges Banky W & Niyola to Get Married

Beautiful songstress, Niyola is a talented artiste signed under EME Records, a label own by Bank W.  The artiste recently stirred concern from fans, when she posted a photo of her and Banky W on her page after an event. Concerned fans stormed her page urging the duo to get married as they look good together as a couple while some advised they stop posting photos, if they wouldn’t get married. Well, both celebrities are single and ready to mingle, but now that fans have drawn their attention to a possible relationship, would the duo start a relationship?
Caroline Danjuma Goes Crazy on Instagram 
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Caroline Danjuma Goes Crazy on Instagram 

Nollywood actress, Caroline Danjuma is at it again. She has resumed to social media messy fights. The movie maker clapped back at the fan, after dropping a comment to which the actress took offense. Immediately after the comment, the mother of two replied in a similarly-foul manner to which was purportedly made by a female user, and suggested that the actress is only still married to her husband because he is yet to see another woman who he finds appealing enough. Caroline, wife of billionaire Musa Danjuma, then went into a full-blown rant against the fan, calling her all sort of names.
Emem Isong Welcomes Set Of Twins
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Emem Isong Welcomes Set Of Twins

Nollywood producer, Emem Isong and her husband Misodi Akama have welcome a set of twins in the United States. The new mom took to her Instagram page to praise God and thank him for a safe delivery. 
Uche Jombo’s Son is a Year Older Today
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Uche Jombo’s Son is a Year Older Today

Nollywood actress, Uche Jombo-Rodriguez is celebrating her son, Matthew kenney-Chinedu Rodriguez's first birthday Today. She shared pictures of the cutie with the caption:  "A year has gone in a blink. Matthew kenney-Chinedu Rodriguez I Can’t believe today you are one. Feliz Cumpleanòs hijo? Your smile is sunshine! Your laugh is contagious! Your energy is something else! (I wonder where you got that from?)Your hugs melt my heart! Your kisses are the sweetest! You make me one emotional mama today…You are my greatest blessing and best gift from God.My love for you is irrevocable. You bring so much joy and purpose into our lives ,mommy and daddy love you. ?I pray you grow up strong, God-fearing, kind , loving and brave. You introduced me to a new love and I will love you till my days...
Pictures From Toolz & Tunde Demuren’s Pre-Wedding Dinner
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Pictures From Toolz & Tunde Demuren’s Pre-Wedding Dinner

Nigerians in Dubia are all set for Tolu 'Toolz' Oniru and Captain Tunde Demuren who will be tying the knot in Dubai today. Last night, they had their Pre-wedding dinner which had their family and friends in attendance. Ebuka and Cynthia Obi-Uchendu, Noble and Chioma Igwe, Oreka Godis, Susan Younis-Khobane, Olamide and Segilola Adedeji and Segilola & more graced the occasion.
Clarence Peters Place $10,000 Reward For Anyone Who Finds The Man That Stole His $60,000 Equipment
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Clarence Peters Place $10,000 Reward For Anyone Who Finds The Man That Stole His $60,000 Equipment

Clarence Peters has placed a bounty of $10,000 on anyone who finds the man that stole his production equipment which is estimated at $60,000. The video director was robbed in Ghana where he had gone to shoot a music video. According to the CCTV of the hotel where the equipment were stolen, a man was seen walking into the room and picking up the bag containing the production equipment before leaving. The director has now said he will give anyone who can identify the man the sum of $10,000.
Fans Blasts Davido For Showing Off His Manhood 
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Fans Blasts Davido For Showing Off His Manhood 

Superstar singer, Davido shared a picture of himself cradling a little girl as he posed with a friend in Dubai. It seemed his fans took notice of his sagging pants and decided to share their thoughts. The photo got his fans divided on two sides.
Adekunle Gold Unveils His Debut Album Artwork
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Adekunle Gold Unveils His Debut Album Artwork

Star singer, Adekunle Gold who has earlier said he has shifted his album debut release datr to after the muslim fast. Adekunle Gold tweeted; “I have Bn working tirelessly to bring y’all this greatness that is GOLD. Finally it (album) drops in July” as he unveiled his album art today.
Gulder Celebrates Actor, Yemi Blaq on His Birthday
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Gulder Celebrates Actor, Yemi Blaq on His Birthday

Gulder, the premium lager beer from Nigerian Breweries Plc celebrated its ambassador, Mr. Yemi Olatunji, better known as Yemi Blaq, who turned a year older on Thursday, May 19th, 2016. The birthday ceremony took place last week with his colleagues, friends and officials of Nigerian Breweries during the Nollywood Beer Academy, sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc, in Ibadan, Oyo State. Edem Vindah, Corporate Media/Brand PR Manager, NB Plc, explained that the brand is proud of Yemi Blaq because he represents Gulder’s ideals of the “real man who is responsible, hardworking, demonstrates leadership and respect for others.” Gulder, Edem added, stands for the ultimate sign of achievement, masculinity, respect, self-assurance and success and also a premium quality beer for young success consci...
Waje Stuns in a Red Jumpsuit For Live Africa Day Performance in S.A
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Waje Stuns in a Red Jumpsuit For Live Africa Day Performance in S.A

Music star Waje is currently in South Africa for the popular Africa Day celebration and she performed live on SABC this morning. Sporting her new pixie, mohican cut, the singer showed her dapper side in a red Jumpsuit by BCBG Max Azria, a white jacket by Forever New and a gorgeous pair of Dolce&Gabbana shoes.
Rapper Wale Talks About How he Predicted Davido & Wizkid to Break Boundaries
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Rapper Wale Talks About How he Predicted Davido & Wizkid to Break Boundaries

Nigerian-Born Rapper Wale had a chat with Ebro, Peter Rosenberg, and Laura Stylez on Hot97 and he got to talk about his new single My PYT, his 5th studio album ‘Shine’. During the interview, the rapper talked about how he predicted Davido and Wizkid blowing up. He also mentioned that he tried to get Wizkid signed to Rocnation and that Drake’s ‘Controlla’, a chart-topping single off the ‘Views ‘album, was influenced by Wizkid. https://youtu.be/1liVUwVNa4s