Pictures: Banky W, wife welcome first baby

February 22, 2021 Editor 0

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Olubankole Wellington also known as Banky W, and wife, Adesua Etomi have welcomed their first baby. The couple both took to Instagram to share photos of their maternity shoot in celebration of Adesua’s birthday, on Monday February 22. Adesua in her post said their bundle of joy arrived four weeks ago. “You have a track record Read More

Breaking: Poor organisation, technical issues mar #14thHeadies

February 21, 2021 Editor 0

Nigerians have heaped attacks on the organisers of the 14th Headies award after the event witnessed  poor organisation and technical issues that marred the 2021 edition of the event. The red carpet section of the 14th edition of Headies award was expected to begin at 7pm, while the award presentation and performance of artists was expected to kick off by Read More

We want to be married same day – Yusuf twins

February 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

Hussaina and Hassana are twins and are 28 years old. After their primary school at Gwange Primary School in Maiduguri, they proceeded to Federal Government College, Maiduguri, and later obtained a diploma in social welfare from the University of Maiduguri, before they relocated to Kano state. ALIYU ASKIRA engaged them recently and brought excerpts. Your background please We are from Read More

Why we are ready to marry male sets of twins …Hassana Yusuf

February 19, 2021 ALIYU ASKIRA 0

It is natural for twins to look alike but the case of Hussaina and Hassana Yusuf is different, one day according to Hussaina, her twins sister’s boyfriend visited their house but her sister that is Hassana was busy she therefore asked Hussaina to go and attend to her boyfriend and pretend that she is the one he is dating, she Read More

KANNYWOOD

February 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

BOTH ADAM A. ZANGO AND ASHIRU NAGOMA SOUGHT MY HAND IN MARRIAGE…….MARYAM BOOTH. Born in 1993, Maryam Booth, is the daughter of the no nonsense Kannywood woman of substance Zainab Booth, her younger brother, Ammudee Booth is also into Hausa movies and the fast rising star Ramadan Booth who is her cousin, while Salma Mohammed who is equally a popular Read More

Marriage: Short, fat guys disgust me – Mary Booth

February 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

Maryam Booth, born in 1993, is the daughter of Kannywood’s Zainab Booth. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she says she started acting when she was eight years old, and has featured in several successful Hausa films like Gani Gaka, Bani Adam, Dawainiya, Garinmu Da Zafi, Matan Aurena, Dijangala, Karan Bana. You welcomed me nicely, but people say you are Read More

90% of Nigerians identify comedy as means for employment-Ihua

January 29, 2021 Editorial III 0

A research by the Africa Polling Institute (API) on the comedy sector with the view to improve the talents of Nigerian youths has disclosed that 90%  of Nigerians spoken to were of the opinion that comedy skits are more of the purpose of employment The executive-director Africa Polling Institute, Professor Bell Ihua, revealed this during a press conference on its Read More

Kannywood agog over Ashiru Nagoma’s reappearance

January 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

Kannywood agog over Ashiru Nagoma’s reappearance. Recently, key players and watchers of Kannywood industry were shocked when pictures of powerful producer, Ashiru Nagoma, who had been off the public scene for more than 15 years, appeared on several social media platforms looking dishevelled with over grown and unkempt hair. ALIYU ASKIRI looks at the circumstances surrounding his reappearance. As far Read More

Another popular nollywood star slumps, dies

January 27, 2021 Editor 0

Popular Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu is dead. Asusu reportedly died Tuesday night after slumping. The president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, confirmed his death.  Asuzu began his acting career in the ’90s and rose to prominence after he starred in the 1997 Nollywood classic, ‘Rituals’. He was the toast of Nollywood until his career nosedived after he Read More

I’m ready to be 4th wife – Suwaiba Makauniya

January 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Suwaiba Abubakar aka Makauniya joined Kannywood in 2008 with a very strong desire to be a successful actress, however, things may not have worked a planned. In this interview she speaks on the movie industry, her failed marriage, and her readiness to try again if the right man comes along. What’s your background and how did you join Kannywood? Well, Read More

Still falling, special Valentine movie debuts

January 19, 2021 Editor 0

Valentine, a season of love, friendship and emotion has continued to be part of the world. What better way to relax with your partner than a thriling and captivating movie with a love story that would make the season worthwhile. “Still Falling”, a movie that stars top notch actors in Nigeria and Abuja in particular is set and shot in Read More

I’m not looking for cheap popularity – Rasheedat Adamu Abdullahi

January 15, 2021 ALIYU ASIKIRA 0

Rasheedat Adamu Abdullahi, is one of the successful female actresses in Kannywood. Apart from featuring in A grade Hausa films, the 30 year-old actress through her company, RD Mai’sa’a International LTD, has produced hit movies. In this report, ALIYU ASIKIRA writes on his encounter with the Kano-born actress. Born in Dala Quarters Kano Metropolis, Rasheedat Adamu Abdullahi, enrolled into Sa’adatu Read More

Billionaire Bitcoin CEO weds heartthrob

January 11, 2021 Editor 0

It was the gathering of crémé de la crémé in the society when billionaire Chief Executive Officer (CEO) a multi million dollar bitcoin corporation, Orhosere Okeoghene of “SenexPAY” got hooked to his long time hearthrob, Innocent Isioma, who who is also the CEO, Omani luxury nail salon in Lagos. Okeoghene who couldn’t hide his joy before and during the wedding Read More

Another veteran Nollywood actor is dead

January 10, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Nigeria’s Nollywood are mourning again after a veteran actor Jim Lawson Maduike, died on Saturday Already, the President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, confirmed his death, saying, “It is true that Jim Lawson is dead.” Giving further details of his death, the National Secretary, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Abubakar Yakubu, said the veteran actor died after he Read More

Popular Nigerian musician tests positive for Coronavirus

January 5, 2021 Editor 0

Popular Nigerian singer, Paul Okoye, has tested positive for covid-19. Paul who was a former member of the defunct P Square group made this known via his Instagram page on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. He wrote, “Y’all better be careful out there 🙏❤️ if you like believe me, if you like don’t, believe me, 🤷🏾‍♂️ you can as well wait Read More

New Nigerian Online Editor brother’s wedding grounds Otukpo

January 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

New Nigerian Online Editor brother’s wedding grounds Otukpo. All roads led to the Norcross Memorial Methodist Cathedral in the heart of Otukpo City, Benue state, where Emmanuel Olofu Dickson, a younger brother to the Online Editor of New Nigerian, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson, hooked his sweetheart, Patricia Ijato Adokwu. The solemnisation which was done by the Methodist ArchBishop Of Benue, Read More

Why I became a singer – Tijjani Gandu

January 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Tijjani Gandu came into the Music Industry on a lucky note. His first album Yarmaye was a massive success when it was released because he hired a first class director Sadiq Mafia and it paid off. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, the artist, who is the official political singer for Kwankwasiyya Movement spoke on his career and plans for Read More

Why I became a singer – Tijjani Gandu

January 1, 2021 ALIYU ASKIRA 0

Tijjani Gandu came into the Music Industry on a lucky note. His first album Yarmaye was a massive success when it was released because he hired a first class director Sadiq Mafia and it paid off. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, the artist, who is the official political singer for Kwankwasiyya Movement spoke on his career and plans for Read More

Artiste identifies ways to setup a musical industry

December 31, 2020 Chamba Simeh 0

A songwriter, singer, actor in the popular Kannywood industry and the founder of North-East Records musical industry and other numerous businesses, Shuaibu Ahmed Abbas, popularly known as Lilin Baba, has offered some tips for interesting artistes who would want to venture into musical industry to get through with less difficulty.The artiste who won multiple local and international prizes and awards Read More

‘Shootings didn’t happen within Ochacho carnival’

December 28, 2020 Editor 0

Following reports making rounds in the media platforms that Jennifer Robert and an unadentifed person were killed at the well attended Ochacho Carnival, held in Otukpo, Benue state, the food basket of the Nation, it has been gathered that the incident reportedly happened two streets away from the venue of the carnival. Reports earlier suggest that the event which suggested Read More

Pictures: BBNaija pepper dem stars Khafi, Gedoni now married

December 26, 2020 Editor 0

You remember two popular big brother Naija stars Khafi and Gedoni who featured in the 2019 pepper den house? They are now officially married, Blueprint reports. Both celebrities took to the social media and shared their wedding pictures after they tied the knot in Nigeria and London, Khadoni as they choose to title their wedding outing had their traditional marriage Read More

I’m the most honoured Hausa musician of our time – Aminu Abubakar

December 18, 2020 Blueprint 0

Recently, when CEGT University of Benin Republic honoured Kano-based Hausa singer, Aminu Ladan Abubakar, alias Alan Waka, he confided in his close friends and family members that the sky is the beginning of more successes for him. Also, last week, a delegation from Gobir Kingdom in Sokoto state conveyed an appointment letter to Dr. Abubakar as the new Dan Buram Read More

Why I produce films, promote football – Mansura Isah

November 27, 2020 Editorial III 0

At a time when one of Kannywood’s leading female stars, Rahama Sadau, is facing serious challenges, another one, Fati Slow Motion, posted in YouTube an allegation of lesbianism against Mansura Isah, Ummi Shehu and Rahama Hassan. Mansura Isah in a chit chat with ALIYU ASKIRA talks about the recent looting of her multi-million naira shop in Kano, the plan by Read More