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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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A producer asked me to sleep with him for a role–Suwaiba Makauniya

January 6, 2018 Admin 3 0

Suwaiba Abubakar alias, Makauniya joined Kannywood in 2008 with a very strong desire to be a successful actress but unfortunately it was the year that the Maryam Hiyana sex scandal hit the industry and this discaouraged her as she quietly went back to her Katsina state of origin. The 34 year old actress who is a divorcee, confessed that her former Read More

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2018: Charlyboy shares prophecy

January 6, 2018 Admin 3 0

As many pastors revealeved the 2018 prophecy, the convener of OurMumuDonDo in a video shared on his Instagram page said Boko Haram will surrender in 2018. Charlyboy said “My people 2018 don land. I would be a hypocrite to wish you all a happy new year but let me wish you less suffering, less stress, less frustration. What does 2018 Read More

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I want to marry same day as my twin sister -Hassana Yusuf

December 23, 2017 Aliyu Askira 0

Hassana and Hussaina Yusuf are Fulani by tribe and hail from Borno state, where they spent most of their live. The joined Kannywood about two years ago, after their diploma programmes at the University of Maiduguri, Borno state. They have since featured in several movies and musical videos including Kudiri, Sainayi Kudi, and Talatu Numba Daya, with the King of Read More

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Why I’ll date my biggest fan —DJ Cuppy

December 17, 2017 Blueprint Newspaper 0

  The popular Disc Joker, DJ Cuppy disclosed that her next boyfriend would have to be her biggest fan for smooth relationship. Beautiful DJ disclosed this through her Insta-Stories recently. She said “I decided that the next person I date has to be my biggest fan…Love you the most”. If you cast your mind back, DJ Cuppy was in a Read More

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Lack of s x affecting my sight – Cardi B

December 17, 2017 Blueprint Newspaper 0

The beautiful rising rapper Cardi B, revealed that she has not had sex for a while and is making her lose her sight. She took to her Twitter handle and posted that “it’s been 13 days without NO DICK !I’m losing eyesight on my left,” but many of her fans have argued that she might be speaking out of frustration. Read More

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Timaya nominated for Grammy Award

December 16, 2017 Blueprint Newspaper 0

  The King of Afro-Dancehall, TIMAYA, has been nominated for 60th Grammy Awards; for featuring on Morgan Heritage’s album “Avrakedabra”. It could be recalled that the first Nigerian, who was not based in Nigeria, to have won an award at the Grammy was Cynthia Erivo, a singer and actress born in London to Nigerian immigrants. Cynthia won a Grammy for Read More

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Movies can unite, protect our cultural values -Emir Sanusi

December 16, 2017 Aliyu Askira 0

  Nigerians can use films to unite and project the country’s cultural values to the outside world, Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sunusi Lamido Sunusi II, has said. Addressing the cream of the Nigeria movie industry, drawn from Nollywood and Kannywood, recently in Kano, Emir Sanusi stated that the artists from the South and North coming together to produce movies, Read More

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I suffered for 7 years before I became celebrity—Fatima Teema Yola

December 16, 2017 Aliyu Askira 0

Fatima Isah Muhammad popularly known as Fatima Teema Yola joined Kannywood about seven years ago but only came to limelight when she featured in Ali Nuhu’s hit movie, Mansoor, she insists instantly opened many doors of opportunities for her. In this interview with Aliyu Asikra, the beautiful Fulani actress speaks on her experience in the industry among others. What is Read More

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Timaya gets Grammy nomination

December 12, 2017 BluePrint Newspapers 0

Dancehall act Timaya has bagged a Grammy Nomination for his feature on Morgan Heritage’s Avrakedabra Avrakedabra. Morgan Heritage is a reggae band formed in 1994 by five children of reggae artiste, Denroy Morgan. The band comprises Peter Peetah Morgan, Una Morgan, Roy ‘Gramps’ Morgan, Nakhamyah “Lukes” Morgan, and Memmalatel Mr. Mojo Morgan. The singer featured alongside Ghanaian Afro-pop singer, Stonebwoy, Read More

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I don’t know why my marriage crashed -Maryam Isah

December 9, 2017 Blueprint 0

Maryam Isah is a halfsister to Kannywood Actress, Mansura Isah, who is the wife of Actor and Producer, Sani Danja. She joined the movie industry about a year ago and has featured in a number of movies. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she speaks on the movies she has featured in, crashed turned down offers to feature in some Read More

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