Big brother Naija: Audition opens for 6th edition

May 1, 2021 Editor 0

Open audition of a reality television show Big Brother Naija, has already begun, organisers have announced. Ahead of the sixth season, the new audition set for May 3 to May 16 is exclusive to Nigerians above 21 and will be virtual in line with Covid-19 safety measures. Organisers said interested participants are expected to record a two-minute video, stating why Read More

The need for more entrepreneurship centers in Nigeria

April 29, 2021 Editorial IV 0

                                 Skills acquisition is the ability to train on a particular task or function to become judiciously independent in business. It is pity seeing thousands unemployed graduate roaming the streets looking for one or two things to do to avoid being jobless. This is giving Read More

333riller targets 5 years to take over Nigerian music scene

April 29, 2021 Editor 0

An upcoming musician, Lawal Temitope, popularly called 333riller has given himself a five-year target to become the dazzling star in the Nigerian music industry. The Ibadan-based recording artiste’s talent has not gone unnoticed with many of his fans already tipping him for certain musical awards. He ventured into music at a young age as a member of his church choir Read More

At last, Rita Edochie breaks silence day after death of Ada Jesus

April 22, 2021 Editor 0

,Veteran movie star Rita Edochie has now taken to her social media page to react to the sad demise of popular Comedienne Ada Jesus. Edochie spoke amidst the backlash she received from Nigerians. Many Nigerians started to point accusing fingers at Edochie after Ada Jesus finally gave up the ghost. In a series of online post, the actress has now Read More

Breaking: Another veteran Nollywood star is dead

April 10, 2021 Editor 0

Veteran Nollywood actor, Bruno Iwuoha, has died at the age of 68. He died after a prolonged battle with diabetes, The National President, Actors Guild of Nigeria, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, who disclosed this commiserated with his immediate family members. Details loading…

Obituary: How popular American rapper, DMX, died

April 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs “Ruff Ryders’ Anthem” and “Party Up (Up in Here)” and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks and “What!” as an ad-lib, has died, according to a statement from his family. He was 50. The Grammy-nominated performer died after suffering “catastrophic cardiac arrest,” according to Read More

Breaking: Popular American rapper, DMX, is dead

April 9, 2021 Editor 0

The death has been announced of an American rapper, Earl Simmons popularly known as DMX. DMX according to his family died at a hospital in White Plains, New York, aged 50. DMX, released hit songs such as “Party Up (Up in Here)” and “X Gon’ Give It to Ya,” drawing inspiration from his hardscrabble life while also emerging as a Read More

I once contemplated suicide – Ummi Ibrahim Zee Zee

April 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

32-year-old Ummi Ibrahim Zee Zee is a former Kannywood leading actress. She took to social media recently when she posted a video threatening to commit suicide because her business associate, an Igbo man, duped her of crude oil worth N450 million. She tells ALIYU ASKIRA in telephone chitchat that 90 per cent of her colleagues in Kannywood and the entertainment Read More

Again, love gone sour as Chioma deletes Davido’s pictures off Instagram

April 3, 2021 Editor 0

Chioma Rowland, Fiancee to David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has reportedly deleted the former’s pictures from her Instagram, days after rumours emerged that the Nigerian musician appears to have fallen in love with an American model Mya Yafai. Chioma’s latest action has set tongues wagging on the Internet. This followed speculations that the relationship between the couple to be Read More

What Covid-19 pandemic taught me – Aisha Aliyu Tsamiya

April 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Aisha Aliyu Tsamiya is 30 years old; according to most members of Kannywood, she is upright and down-to-earth in her dealings. She tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that since the Covid-19 pandemic, she has diversified her businesses by mostly concentrating on advertisements for companies and dealing in beverages and others. Since the Covid-19 pandemic, you have been scarce; what Read More

Fashion, modeling more lucrative than civil service – Martins

March 29, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Olivia Martins is a philanthropist, founder Skin Care & Spar as well as an award winning model who won the Miss Nigeria American Nation Award, 2021. In this interview, a sneak peekis given into how Martins was able to establish herself in the fashion and modelling scene, defying serious challenges to set up an industry. Olivia Martins has grown to become Read More

Can Nigeria survive the storm

March 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

On October 1, 2021, Nigeria will be 61 years old as an independent nation; the journey has been very tough. Nigeria transformed from a centralized and regionally structured country to a 36-state and the Federal Capital Territory nation with advances in politics, economic, social coexistence and all other sectors. Nigeria’s current population is estimated at 210 million that is diverse, Read More

No one has yet broken my record at Kannywood – Mansura Isah

March 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

Mansura Isah, the tall lanky and extremely beautiful wife of popular Kannywood actor and producer, Sani Musa Danja, was born in Kano on February 25, 1985, in Anguwar Gama Kasuwar Takari to the Alhaji Isah Naira da Kobo family. She tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this brief chat that none of her colleagues has been able to break her record at Read More

Asset declaration as an anti-corruption tool

March 18, 2021 Martins Eke 0

Fighting corruption is one of the cardinal programmes of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. Asset declaration which fortunately has national and international legal frameworks establishing it provides an opportunity for more institutional impact in the anticorruption war. Asset declaration serves as a powerful tool for preventing the accumulation of illicit wealth by making room for the oversight of the financial activities Read More

Emanuella wins Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award

March 16, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Nigerian young comedy star, Emanuella Samuel, has bagged an award in the Favourite African Social Media Star category at the just concluded Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice awards. The 10-year-old was nominated alongside Nigerian comedy group, Ikorodu Bois, South African Magician, Wian Van Den Berg; Ugandan Youth Dance Group, Ghetto Kids, Kenyan social media sensation, Elsa Majimbo, and South African media personality, Read More

2021 Grammy awards: Buhari congratulates Burna Boy, Wizkid

March 15, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Nigerian music star Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, whose entry won the “Best Global Music Album” category in the 2021 Grammy awards, saying he has made notable contributions in the field of music which the world has come to recognize. “Congratulations to Burna Boy on being conferred the 2021 Grammy, the world’s most prestigious Read More

Breaking: Beyonce, Swift break record at GRAMMYs

March 15, 2021 Associated Press 0

Beyonce broke record at Grammys on Sunday where she became the winningest woman in the history of the music industry’s top awards gala, and its most decorated singer. At 31, Taylor Swift became first woman to win album of the year three times. “We just want to thank the fans,” said Swift, who won the top prize with “folklore.” Swift Read More

Breaking: Burna Boy wins big at 2021 Grammys

March 14, 2021 Editor 0

Burna Boy has just won Best Global Music Album at the 2021 Grammy Awards. His album Twice as Tall won the award over records by Antibalas (FU Chronicles), Bebel Gilberto (Agora), Anoushka Shankar (Love Letters), and Tinariwen (Amadjar). The win marks Burna Boy’s first Grammy Award after being nominated last year. In November, the Recording Academy announced plans to change the name of Best World Music Read More