I’m waiting for God’s time to marry–Fati Yola

June 23, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

Kannywood Actress, Fati Muhammad Yola, grew through the ranks and has maintained a scandal-free career. An indigene of Yola, Adamawa state, she has mostly features in movies produced by the 2-effect movie empire. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, Fati discusses her career, achievements and eagerness to settle down. You are very attractive but you are still single, is that Read More

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Even police can’t fight piracy –TJ Bala

June 23, 2018 Ibrahim Ramalan 0

Tijjani Bala, aka TJ Bala, is an Igala musician, who has been in the industry for decades. In this interview with IBRAHIM RAMALAN, he speaks on his music, inspiration and resolve to resuscitate the dying culture and language of the Igala. What is your background and how did you become a musician? I’ve been in the music industry for a Read More

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Ras Kimono: Music industry has lost top reggae proponent – FG

June 12, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the late reggae star, Ras Kimono, “will be remembered for his contribution to the elevation of reggae.” In a statement issued yesterday, the minister said Kimono’s contribution to that genre of music “can never be forgotten.” Mohammed expressed shock at the passing of the reggae star, adding that he would be Read More

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Raggae legend, Ras Kimono is dead

June 10, 2018 Aliyu Usman Vulegbo 0

    Ragae legend, Ras Kimono is dead. Kimono, one the leading reggae icons in Nigeria, passed on at a hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos, where he has been receiving treatment. Blueprint Weekend heard that the Ragae Icon took I’ll on Saturday and was rushed, first to an Ikeja hospital by his friends. He was then taken from to the Ikoyi Read More

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I’d always wanted to act, says chemist –turned actress

June 9, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

Fast rising Kannywood actress, Aisha Umar Mohammed, is a graduate of Chemistry from Kano State University of Science and Technology, Wudil. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she reveals the challenges actresses face in the industry, their personal lives and much more. What is your background and how did you come to be an actress? My name is Aisha Umar Read More

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My appointment can’t stop me featuring in movies –Rashidat Adamu

June 3, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

Hajiya Rashida Adamu is Special Adviser to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, onWomen Affairs. Before her appointment she was a household name in the Kannywood film industry. She had paid her dues in terms of featuring in some hit films. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she speaks on her new appointment, politics in Kano and the film industry among Read More

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Kannywood star Zango to perform in Paris

May 30, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Popular Kannywood singer and actor, Adam Zango, has been invited by the Hausa community in Paris, to attend the turbaning ceremony of some of its members residing in France and other parts of Europe. According to the invitation seen by Premium Times, Zango is expected to sing at the occasion scheduled for June 23. “I am pleased to inform you Read More

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I can marry a Muslim if… –Kannywood star

May 26, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

Beatrice Auta is a fast-rising Kannywood actress. Barely two years in the industry she has featured in a number of movies. An indigene of Taraba state, Beatrice has a degree in English language from the Kaduna State University. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she speaks on her career and relationship. What is your background and how did you join Read More

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Zari: You won’t believe how many children she wants to have

May 12, 2018 Blueprint 0

Ugandan socialite Zari Hassan says she could have been a mother of 10 children, if she were lucky to be in a stable relationship. The entrepreneur, who will on Saturday afternoon host the Colour Purple Concert for cancer awareness at Uhuru Gardens, made the revelation on NTV’s weekly show The Trend. The mother of five, who recently broke up with Read More

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How I made millions after my marriage collapsed –Maryam Ceeter

May 5, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

Last year, Maryam Isa Abubakar popularly known as Ceeter, got married to her long-time boyfriend in a colourful ceremony in Kano but the marriage collapsed after eight months. Ceeter quickly returned to Kano and was off the social circle for a while but she returned to acting and her fortunes took a dramatic turn for the best. In this interview Read More

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Why Kanye West lost 9 million Twitter followers in 10 minutes

April 28, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

A slew of celebrities have unfollowed and spoken out against West following his bizarre Twitter tirade praising Donald Trump. Perhaps most shockingly, members of West’s wife Kim Kardashian’s family unfollowed him on Twitter, including Kylie Jenner and Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian. West, a 21-time Grammy award winner, published dozens of tweets on Thursday morning (NZ time) on a number of Read More

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Police to Nigerian musicians: Stop promoting gangsterism with your songs

April 21, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

Police to Nigerian musicians: Stop promoting gangsterism with your songs The Lagos State Police Command spokesman, Chike Oti, has said that Nigerian musicians should stop promoting gangsterism with their songs. Mr Oti said music had the potency to checkmate crime and other vices in the society, stressing that many musicians in other climes used their brands of music to promote Read More

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Davido donates N15m to Airport staff surgery

April 21, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

A female worker at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, became a beneficiary of N15 million from popular musician Davido, a gesture to offset her medical bills. The `IF’ and `FIA’ hits maker posted the video on his Instagram Story @davidoofical to share the joy of being appreciated after the surgery was successful. “Aaww I paid for the surgery of Read More

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Bisola counts gains, one year of “See Gobe’ show

April 14, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

  Bisola Aiyeola, first runner up, Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) 2017 season two ‘See Gobe’, says her participation in the show has contributed to her successful growth in the entertainment industry. Aiyeola, who is most popular for her hit movie ‘Picture Perfect,’ recently, released two hit songs this year, ‘Luchia’ which details her life journey and ‘Uncle Luku’. She credited Read More

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Why I’m still single –Fati Bararoji

April 14, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

Fati Baffa Bararoji is one of the pioneer actresses in Kannywood. Aside featuring in hit movies, Bararoji had produced two movies: Bakar Tukunya and Jan Ido, before going underground. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA in Kano, Bararoji opens up on her relationship, film industry as well as why she is still single. You used to be a household name Read More

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Nollywood creates jobs for millions of Nigerians, will soon equal Hollywood – Charles

April 7, 2018 Binta Shama 0

  The Director and CEO of Magic-Lens Africa Film Academy Awards (MAFAA), Mr Charles Anwuru, has said that the Nollywood movie industry is creating millions of jobs for the jobless Nigerians even as it is aiming high to meet up with the Hollywood standard. Anwuru, a Nollywood star, stated this during the 2018 MAFAA awards in Abuja where Miss Crystal Read More

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Comedian AY credits his success to Mr Ibu

April 7, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

Popular Nigerian comedian and actor, Ayo Makun aka AY has credited his success in the entertainment industry to comic actor, John Okafor also known as Mr Ibu. A.Y’s debut film `30 Days in Atlanta’, made the Guinness Book of World Records in 2017. The award winning actor from Ifon, Ose Local Government of Ondo State, but prefers to be referred Read More

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Black Panther’ makes more history; to break Saudi Arabia’s 35-Year Cinema Ban

April 7, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

‘Black Panther’, Marvel’s superhero blockbuster will help open the first movie theater in Saudi Arabia on April 18, ending a 35-year ban on cinemas. Marvel’s record-breaking superhero blockbuster, which has already amassed north of $1.2 billion since launching in February, will herald Saudi Arabia’s long-awaited return to the cinema world. It will be the first film to screen to the Read More

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Northern women pretend a lot –Mario Bello

April 7, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

  Mairo Bello, after bidding farewell to Nollywood relocated to Kano, where her mother hails from to join the Kannywood industry and also pursue her academics. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she discusses her passion, relationship and a lot more. What have you been up to in the last year? Nothing much. Like I told you before, I left Read More

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US supports TV drama ‘In Love and Ashes

March 31, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

United States (U.S.) Ambassador Staurt Symington on Wednesday joined prominent Nigerian singer, record producer and entrepreneur Innocent Idibia at the gala launch of a new TV drama series “In Love and Ashes.” The eight-part series was funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and addresses the impact of war and terrorism on everyday people’s lives. The star-studded launch Read More

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Celine Dion: Celebrating music icon at 50

March 30, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

Hip Hop mogul, Diddy has revealed that he is working on an app that will promote black businesses in the United States. According to him, the app will help users identify businesses owned by black people in their community. Diddy also revealed that he is talking to Jay-Z about the app, adding that it is part of their black excellence Read More

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Don Jazzy `weeps’ as popular blogger Linda Ikeji gets hooked

March 30, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

  Music mogul, Michael Collins Ajereh a.k.a Don Don Jazzy, who has not hidden his crush on famous blogger Linda Ikeji, `weeps’ over the news of her engagement. According to some online reports on Wednesday, Linda’s ex-boyfriend recently relocated to Nigeria where the lovebirds decided to rekindle their love affair and got engaged. Don Jazzy, whose hidden crush on the Read More

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Obasanjo not my son’s grand dad –Tonto Dikeh

March 28, 2018 Blueprint 0

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo was not her son’s grandfather. The actress cleared the air over the relationship between her son, Andre and the two-time Nigerian leader yesterday on Instagram. The movie star reacted after an Instagram page dedicated to celebrity kids said Obasanjo was her son’s grandfather. “Excuse me; that is my son Read More

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