Bigi soft drink powers another Nigerian movie event

November 3, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Movie PremiereThe Bigi carbonated soft drink brand, produced by Rite Foods, has again demonstrated its support for the growth of the Nigerian movie industry with the sponsorship of the Progressive Tailors Club movie premiere. It premiered at the Filmhouse Cinemas IMAX, Lekki Lagos, on October 24, 2021, and in attendance were a mixed audience of various classes of movie lovers Read More

UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More

I’m a man with more than 9 lives – Charly Boy

September 18, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s weird musician and song writer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, aka charly boy whose latest efforts in the film and music industry is causing waves across the local and international scenes has said that he is a man of more than nine lives.  Charly Boy who is currently enjoying a post- COVID deserved holidays in London revealed  that he could count Read More

I’ve too many female admirers seeking my attention – Umar M. Sherrif

September 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

Umar M. Sherrif is a 31-year-old Kannywood star whose performance at the first Arewa Creative Industry Sallah Concert and Fashion show has attracted the attention of many media personalities. In this exclusive interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, he talks about women, fame, money, success, scandal and the good and bad sides of Kannywood. Umar, congratulations on your successful performance; tell our Read More

I’m a man with more than 9 lives – Charly Boy

September 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

Nigeria’s weird musician and song-writer, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, aka Charly Boy, whose latest efforts in the film and music industry is causing waves across the local and international scenes has said that he is a man of more than nine lives.  Charly Boy who is currently enjoying a post-Covid-19 deserved holiday in London revealed that he could count more than 13 Read More

Afro-Prime Star, 11 Sign releases new single

August 21, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro, 0

A fast-rising multi-talented singer, songwriter and poet, Akande Toheeb also known as ’11 sign’ has released a monster single hit titled; ‘On God’. The new jam, according to ’11 Sign’ specifically detailed the sufferings of an average Nigerian and the hope for a better nation. Born on September 19, 1992 and raised in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, 11 sign Read More

Kyari: Left on the brink for too long

August 9, 2021 Jibrin Baba Ndace 0

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari is an officer that has for about a decade, and under the command of at least five Inspectors-General, carved a niche for himself and gained a larger-than-life personality in the fight against criminals, first as Officer-in-Charge of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), (2010-2015) and then Commander of the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IGP-IRT), at Read More

Senator Kalu mourns Sound Sultan

July 12, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, has lamented the passing on, of popular singer and recording artiste, Olanrewaju Fasasi popularly known as Sound Sultan. Kalu in a condolence message issued in Abuja, Sunday, described the talented rapper and comedian as one of the best in the Nigerian entertainment industry. He urged the Nigerian youth to use their talents and Read More

We’re as decent in Kannywood as other ladies out there – Beatrice Auta

June 4, 2021 Blueprint 0

Beatrice Auta, 35, a Christian from Taraba state, lives in Kaduna with her parents. Beatrice, whose grandfather is a Muslim, in this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, notes that there’s no discrimination based on faith in Kannywood.She says further that Kannywood ladies are decent too. As a Christian lady, how did you find yourself in Kannywood? Well, let me start from Read More

Rape, gender imbalance and drug abuse among youths

May 17, 2021 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

Stakeholders have attributed the alarming increase in the number of rape cases in the country to the gradual collapse of the family system. This was part of the submission of discussants while featuring on the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State radio station, FUNAAB Radio 89.5FM live interactive programme, Boiling Point. They called on Nigerians to give adequate Read More

Why I ventured into entertainment – Amina Buzuwa

May 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

Amina Abdullahi Buzuwa, who hails from Niger Republic, was born in Nigeria where her parents still live. She did both primary and secondary education in Kaduna and later joined the entertainment industry and is being managed by the popular Kaduna-based entertainment guru, Nura Adam Obi, an indigene of Kogi state. In an interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she talked about love, Read More

Promote Nigeria’s positive image, Gbajabiamila tasks Nollywood

April 16, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for a positive projection of Nigeria’s culture and image to the outside world by players in the nation’s entertainment industry.The speaker said players in Nigeria’s movie industry, popularly known as Nollywood, have a critical role to play in not only shaping the society for the better but also influencing how Read More

New dawn at Streamcent as Adrian Ogun takes charge

April 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

Streamcent, a digital platform that streams sports and entertainment videos and live shows, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Adrian Ogun as its chairman. In this report CHIZOBA OGBECHE examines Ogun’s pedigree and the implication of his appointment. Sports and entertainment streaming digital platform, Streamcent, has a characteristic of an African perspective, but with world-wide appeal hence the appointment of 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

SMEs growth: Nasarawa govt makes fresh commitment

April 1, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Nasarawa state government, Thursday, said it would compliment the effort of the Nasarawa entrepreneurs by encouraging them with all the necessary support required for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to succeed in the state.State commissioner for commerce trade and investment Mr.Obadiah Boyi stated this at the occasion of the three-day Nasarawa entrepreneurship boot-camp and investors 2021 in Lafia. He said government Read More

One-on-one with Malaysia-based Nigerian actor, Johnson Igbokwe

February 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Malaysia-based Nigerian actor, Igbokwe Chika Johnson who is also a model and fitness Instructor has revealed what makes him tick. In a recent one-on-one session he opens up the window to his private world as well as his achievements so far. Igbokwe Chika Johnson is still waiting for his chance to make a debut in the Nigerian movie industry but Read More