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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ozigizigi biography

March 27, 2018 Oyibo Salihu . Lokoja 0

  The Ozigizigi Foundation has concluded plans to present the biography of the Late Ebira hero and traditional ruler, Adayi Ozigizigi, of Obehira, Kogi central senatorial district. In a statement by the communication consultant, Emmanuel Omadivi, the book, Strides of Ozigizigi in Ebira History, has chronicled the political exploits of this great Hero which culminated in his contest for the Read More

Ganduje should call Afakallah to order –MOPPAN scribe

March 24, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

Salisu Muhammed Officer is the Secretary, Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN), Kano state chapter. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, he speaks on alleged blackmail and intimidation by the Director, Kano State Film Censorship Board, Ismail Na-Abba Afakallah, among others. You and the Director, Kano State Film and Censorship Board, Na-Abba Afakkalla, were best of colleagues until recently. Read More

Daily Trust entertainment reporter turns Kannywood director

March 19, 2018 Ibrahim Ramalan Abuja 0

A veteran entertainment reporter with Daily Trust and Aminiya, Bashir Liman, has found a new flair in fi lm directing for having successfully debuted a video magazine series titled ‘Mujallar Tauraruwa’. Sponsored by Film Hausa Media, the magazine will be bringing interviews with Kannywood celebrities, entertainment news, gossips, the making of films and onset of day to day happenings in Read More

I’m 23rd woman my husband married and divorced –Rukayya

March 17, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

Rukayya Umar Dawayya is one of the famous Kannywood actresses that held sway in the industry before she married four years ago. However, her marriage with Adamu Teku hit the rock following a slight misunderstanding. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA in Kano, Dawayya reveals her marital travails as the 23rd woman to be married and divorced by her polygamous Read More

Rariya Produced by Rahama Sadau

March 10, 2018 Muhsin Ibrahim 0

Movie review: Rariya Production: Sadau Pictures Producer: Rahama Sadau Director: Yaseen Auwal Year: 2017 Cast: Ali Nuhu, Rahama Sadau, Hafsat Idris, Fati Washa, Maryam Booth, Rabi’u Rikadawa, Sadiq Sani Sadiq and others By Muhsin Ibrahim The mobile phone has, since its introduction and ensuing popularity, been playing double-edged functions in many cases and instances. This the case in the ‘conservative’ Read More

Banky W rebrands record label

February 24, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

Pop artiste Bankole Wellington (aka Banky W), has announced the rebranding of his record label, Empire Mates Entertainment (E.M.E.). E.M.E. was the starting record label for popular names in the music industry including Wizkid, Skales and Niyola. He said the E.M. E is now a full-fledged Media Agency will focus on creative Marketing, Advertising, PR, Brand Events/Activation’s, and a talent Read More

I was victim of sex-for-role, but … –Amina Yola

February 24, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

Kannywood Actress, Amina Yola, has dozens of films to her credit. She has travelled round the country courtesy of film-making. Aside acting, Amina has her private business concern. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she speaks on her life as an actress, marriage and sundry issues.   You have been in Kannywood for close to 10 years, but still seem Read More

Flavour, Styl-Plus thrill crowd, Tekno disappoints

February 20, 2018 BluePrint Newspapers 0

The Congress Hall of Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, was host to a number of Nigerian musicians Saturday night. Popular highlife performer Flavour graced the stage alongside crowd favourite, Tekno Miles, and Styl-Plus. The concert organisers El-carnival and Play Network sold tickets at the rates of N1 million for gold table, N2 million for platinum table and N7, 000 for regular tickets. Read More

‘Marrying man with 3 wives like settling for expired commodity’

February 17, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

Aisha Abubakar Usman is only one year old in Kannywood; however, the 24-year-old actress has featured in more than 30 hit movies like Blackberry; Achuci Maza; and Ibro Maciji. Aisha, who obtained a Diploma in Civil law from college of Islamic and legal studies, Kano, before venturing into acting, speaks to ALIYU ASKIRA on marriage, acting and challenges in the Read More

Wizkid FC’ Nike Jersey sets twitter on `fire’

February 10, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

The Star Boy jersey, “Wizid FC” , an official jersey of Nigerian Musician Ayodeji Balogun a.k.a Wizkid, unveiled by International Sport wear Nike, has set twitter on fire. The Star Boy jersey, unveiled on Thursday by Nike, is part of Nike’s jersey shop campaign where stars can customise jerseys for their fans and friends. The deal makes Wizkid FC the Read More

Prayers trending on Twitter to save Tobi, BBNaija `Double Wahala’ housemate

February 10, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

Some viewers of the ongoing reality show, BBNaija `Double Wahala” have launched prayers on Twitter to save Tobi Bakre, the head of the house, perceived to be under the `spell’ of Cynthia Nwadiora a.k.a Cee-C, one of the female housemates. The prayers which was launched on Tuesday, is currently trending, with thousands of retweets with the hashtag #PrayforTobi. It features Read More

Mansurah Isah: Reaching out to less privileged

February 10, 2018 Aliyu Askira 0

  Mansurah Isah, one of the old-time Kannywood actresses, is a mother of four. She was recently appointed alongside other famous actors and actresses as ambassadors of National Open University of Nigeria. Mansurah now runs an NGO called TODAY LIFE FOUNDATION in order to help orphans and the less-privilaged. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, Mansurah talks about her NGO, Read More

Dress well to end depression –Anjorin

January 6, 2018 Blueprint Newspaper 0

Actress, Liz Anjorin has called out people who are stingy and can’t spend money on quality things for themselves. In a post she shared on Instagram, she wrote “Facts about life…Devil is MANIPULATING your DESTINY if you have the money and can’t have real attires for yourself …Don’t kill yourself with depression, dress well and elegantly… You can’t be wearing Read More

Body guard assultsToke Makinwa

January 6, 2018 Admin 3 0

  Media personality, Toke Makinwa alleged that she was assaulted at a restaurant, Crossroads, in Lagos by the bodyguard of John Boyega. The beautiful media personality who is angry over the incident, share her side of the story on her Instagram page on Thursday, January 4, 2017, where she wrote a really detailed account of what happened at the said Read More

Liverpool Legend joins Big Brother

January 6, 2018 Admin 3 0

Football legend John Barnes has been revealed as the first confirmed male housemate on the female-led Celebrity Big Brother. Rylan Clark-Neal made the announcement on spin-off show Big Brother’s Bit on the Side, while this series stars settled in for their first night in the house. The 54-year-old former Liverpool player joined the house on Friday alongside a series of Read More