I don’t regret anything, life’s to be lived, enjoyed – Bright Chimezie

Veteran musician and Zigima beats exponent, Bright Chimezie, in this interview with TONY OKUYEME, talks about his music, philosophy, and his latest album, Truth and Justice. He also shares his thought on the Nigerian music industry, Covid-19 pandemic as well as why he is not interested in politics   You seem to have taken a break from the scene… No, I am still very much in the scene. As you are aware, I do Zigima, I don’t play hip-hop. I am not as loud as the younger generation of artistes…

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Worship Without Walls concert will be spirit filled, says Koffi

Koffi Idowu Nuel, the host of the debut edition of ‘Worship Without Walls’ online concert has revealed that it is going to be a spirit-filled gospel event when it goes live. Koffi revealed this during an interview, adding that the concert which is set to make its debut on Sunday, May 31 in various major social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook, will be different from anything ever seen in worship ministration. According to him, unlike the typical gospel worship concert, which is sold, based on the number of…

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If your partner doesn’t call you every day, he doesn’t love you –Anita Joseph

Love is a topic that seems to take centre stage on social media as people have been known to share hot takes on issues of love and the importance of communication in a relationship. Nollywood actress, Anita Joseph, recently took to social media via her Instagram page to share her two cents on communication and how it shows where a relationship stands. According to her, people who truly love you will always find time to talk to you as no one is ever too busy to talk to the one…

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Toke Makinwa: I can’t wait to fall madly in love again

Toke Makinwa, a Nigerian lifestyle entrepreneur, has described herself as a “hopeless romantic”, adding that she can’t wait to fall for someone who would love her back no matter what life throws at her. Makinwa, 35, took to her Instagram story to confess that she loves love, and she is hoping that it loves her back someday. “No matter what life has thrown at me, I am still a ‘hopeless romantic.’ I cannot wait to fall hopelessly and madly in love. I love love. Hopefully it loves me back, someday,”…

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Support from music stars as AU, AFRIMA fight COVID-19

It was a massive for the commemoration of the 2020 Africa Day organised by the African Union, AU, in partnership with All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, and held on Monday, May 25 as a virtual live solidarity concert for the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund drew participation and performances from diverse African music talents across the continent and the diaspora. Broadcast on multiple electronic and digital media channels in Africa, the concert, staged under the theme: “Health Security in the Context of COVID-19” and featured electrifying and inspiring live performances…

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J.Martins speaks on Cynthia Morgan, Jude Okoye’s controversy

The Nigerian entertainment industry is no stranger to controversy and it was the turn of singer, Cynthia Morgan, her former manager, Joy Tongo and her former record label, Northside Records, which was owned by Jude Okoye. The issue between them caused quite a buzz on social media with others in the entertainment industry sharing hot takes on it. Just recently, singer J.Martins joined the discussion and decided to preach peace as he advocated that the issue be laid to rest. According to Martins, Jude is a big brother in the…

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BBNaija: An entertainment palliative for Nigerians

    Nigerians are eager to consume information that are on the front burner and once the sensation surrounding the information dies down, they quickly move on to the next trending piece of information. But since the Federal Ministry of Health confirmed the first coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, every other issue in the country has been relegated to the background. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, some states in Nigeria were on total or partial lockdown and Nigerians groaned because of the anxieties associated with the…

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Teslim Yusirat: In search of artistic idiom

Y usirat Teslim is an emerging female artist with a strong visual language. Her talent, creativity and vision had developed from childhood; these aided her towards cutting the image of today’s young Nigerian artist in search of creative identity. As a toddler, she now reminisces, she had carried out her activities to channel a path to what has today become a thriving career.     Teslim belongs to a new generation of Nigerian artists. Unlike many of her  contemporaries who communicate through painting and sculpture, she has chosen the thread…

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Children rage against COVID-19 with culture, fashion

E leven female youngsters, mostly between the ages of six and 13 years, drawn from Ejigbo community, a Lagos suburb, got the opportunity to air their view on the high spate of Coronavirus (COVID – 19) in the state with cultural funfair and fashion extravaganza.     The platform came through a fashion festival tagged: ‘Ma Dull Ara E’ organized by Omowunmi Ganiyat Waheed, popularly known as Ashake Clothing, with support from Jelili Atiku Foundation. Held at Imodo Compound, Ejigbo where the first settlers in the community settled. The show…

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Incarnations of love and fatherland

Book title: Cries from the Ocean Genre: Poetry Author: Enoch Ojotisa Pagination: 89 Publisher: Africa Arts House/Winepress Year of publication: 2016 Reviewer: Adeniyi Taiwo Kunnu Review title: Convolutions of the creative creation   S ixty four poems are spread on 89 pages, making the figures a cross of even against odd numbers. Enoch Ojotisa presents to connoisseurs, a blend of the peripheral dissonances to the complex cruxes of societal upheavals, mindful also of the weighty matters of the afterlife through religious inclinations.     Prelude, Incarnations, Of Love and Of…

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