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Agesinkole ‘King of Thieves’ generates N170m in 3 weeks

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Nollywood Actor, Femi Adebayo, says his new epic movie, titled ‘King of Thieves’ known as Agesinkole, generated over N170 million in its first three weeks premiere at the cinema. Adebayo disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ilorin. He said the movie, which cost him several Read More…

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Big Brother Naija housemate Khafi undergoes investigation by London Met Police, gets final written warning for show appearance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: PA Media, BBN. A police officer who appeared on the Nigerian version of Big Brother without permission from her bosses has been given a final written warning. PC Khafilat Kareem was a serving Metropolitan Police officer when she applied to be on the show in 2019. A misconduct hearing ruled PC Kareem should Read More…

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The Batman, Uncharted, The Contractor, others, gross N346.6m Nigerian box office revenue in March

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Premium Times. The Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) on Monday said that it generated N346.6 million from tickets sold across the country in March. Mr Patrick Lee, CEAN’s National President, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Lee said that the figure represented a 45 Read More…

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Journalists, actors stand against Gender-Based Violence in new movie “CHATROOM”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Journalists, actors and comedians have joined forces to stand against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) to produce a new movie titled “CHATROOM” to be released on Good Friday, April 15. The Producer of the movie, Olapeju Ibekwe, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos that “CHATROOM is a beautiful mix of comedic thrills Read More…

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Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes to host the Oscars -reports

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Danny Moloshok. In picture above: 25th Critics Choice Awards – Arrivals – Santa Monica, California, U.S., January 12, 2020 – Wanda Sykes. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Comic actors Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes will host this year’s Academy Awards ceremony as producers try to attract new viewers after record-low ratings in 2021, Hollywood Read More…

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Nigerian Idol season 7: IK Osakioduwa returns as host

Reading Time: 2 minutes After a thrilling ride filled with suspense and humour in the last season, IK Osakioduwa is set to return as a second-time host for Nigerian Idol season 7. This was disclosed in a statement by Mofijesusewa Samuel, Public Relations and Communication Associate, ID Africa. According to the statement, Nigerian Idol Season 7 will air from Read More…

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Performing youths elevate church with Ije, The Musical

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Creative Arts arm of The Elevation Church, Maryland expression, made history for the tenth time with the presentation of the stage play, Ije. The event which was held on 1st October 2021 at the Colonades Hotel, Ikoyi was a pre-launch for the Ikoyi expression of The Elevation Church which is billed to launch on Read More…

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Awolowo’s prophecies prospering Ibeju Lekki, says Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Vanguard. The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the Ibeju-Lekki axis of the State is prospering richly because of the prophetic utterances of the late sage and Premier of the old Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Governor Sanwo-Olu made the statement on Sunday evening after watching a stage musical drama Read More…

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Ikorodu Bois storm Sanwoolu at Alausa

Reading Time: 2 minutes The parody-creating Internet sensation, Ikorodu Bois, were guests of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu at Government House, Alausa on Monday. They were received following recent global critical acclaim for their creative reenactments of trending music videos, movie scenes and trailers. Their spoofs had received wide coverage by international news operations including Cable News Network (CNN). Read More…

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Pandemic-constrained Oscars feature more oratory, less music, comedy

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: Todd Wawrychuk/A.M.P.A.S./Handout/REUTERS. The Oscars telecast on Sunday, stripped to its bare essentials by constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic, exhibited a look and feel like no others – devoid of the usual comedy and musical performances but chock full of lengthy oratory from the winners. As the producers had promised, the 93rd annual Academy Read More…