Efemena, late Ras Kimono’s wife, buried in Lagos

Late Reggae star, Ras Kimono’s wife, Efemena Okedi was on Friday laid to rest at Atan cemetery, Yaba, Lagos. Okedi was Kimono’s manager and a member of his band when they were alive. She passed away at a Lagos hospital shortly after the death of her husband. The late Efe was buried at exactly 10.45 am in a solemn mood amid tears from friends and family. The officiating minister at the internment, Pastor Emmanuel Ajomafuwe, described the deceased as an epitome of love. “Death is inevitable. It is the most…

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My relationship need not make sense to anyone –Tiwa Savage

In response to rumours of a romance between her and musician Wizkid, Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, says her relationship status was not a community project. Wizkid and Tiwa Savage set tongues wagging with the release of the steamy video, Fever, on Wednesday. Tiwa on her Instagram page @tiwasavage said, “Your relationship does not need to make sense to anyone except you and your partner. It’s a relationship, not a community project.” Some Nigerians, especially on Twitter, took the video as a confirmation of the long-standing relationship rumours between Tiwa Savage and Wizkid.…

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Alicia Keys gives Husband $150,000 car For 40th Birthday

American Singer, Alicia Keys has shown her loving and generous side as she celebrates her husband, Swizz Beatz’s 40th birthday with an expensive gift. She pulled out all the surprises with the blindfolding to fuel the excitement. She was said to have asked him to just go with the plan and not ask questions. He was reportedly made to believe it was an expensive meal at a restaurant but instaed he was given a 2019 Aston Martin Villa which is priced at $150,000 (N54.5 million). Keys kept a tight lip…

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Another Yoruba veteran actor, Ajimajasan, dies at 83

Another Yoruba veteran actor, Ola Omonitan, who was popularly known as Ajimajasan is dead. He was one of the comedians who dominated the stage at the same time with the late comic actor, Moses Adejumo, popularly called Baba Sala. He died at the age of 83. Omonitan, died at his home in Ibadan after a protracted illness. It was learnt that the comedian had been admitted at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, for old age-related ailment a few weeks ago but was discharged on Monday. The Public Relations Officer at…

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Ota comes alive as Nana Hotel hosts Obalanlege

Paramount ruler of Awori kingdom, His Royal Majesty Oba Abdulkabir Adeyemi Obalanlege, the Olota of Ota would be treated to a Royal Banquet and a grand reception at the prestigious Nana Hotel, Ota. The event coming up on Sunday 28th October 2018 will be held at the hotels’ QUADRANGLE. It will be the first in the series of celebrity reception shindigs to be hosted by Nana hotel which had been in existence since 1995. Managed by Wale Seriki’s SERIKIALATA VENTURES, the newly revitalized hotel looks set to achieve the highest…

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Governor of Minnesota declares October 6 ‘Wizkid Day’

Mark Dayton, Governor of Minnesota, United State of American has declared October 6 of every year as ‘Wizkid Day, as part of a conscious effort to honor and celebrate the lifetime musical achievements of popular Nigerian pop music star, Ibrahim Ayodeji Balogun, aka Wizkid. According to the document which was officially signed, stamped and sealed by the governor, the reason behind the declaration was to honour the ‘Nowo’ crooner for his laudable achievements in music and for his role as a culture influencer. Some of his achievements, include recently becoming the first African artiste to…

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Reaction trails Mercy Aigbe’s House acquisition

Popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has found herself in the middle of a controversy after a letter surfaced online that her house which was celebrated on social media was bought by her “sugar daddy”. In the letter which was written as a Nollywood open script, the house she claimed to have put in 15 years of her hard work to build for herself, is a lie as it was a gift from her sugar daddy governor who many have alleged is the governor of Lagos state, Governor Ambode. Here are…

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Veteran Comedian, Baba Sala dies at 82

82-year-old ace comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, is dead. Baba Sala died at his private residence in Ilesa, Osun State, on Sunday night. The media aide to the comedian, Mr Isaac Haastrup, said the deceased had been deposited at the morgue of the Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesa. Moses Olaiya, born in 1936 in Ijesha, was Nigerian comedian, dramatist and actor. Share on: WhatsApp

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Omotola, D’banj, Yemi Alade, 41 other Nigerians named 2018 MIPAD honorees

United Nations has honoured D’banj, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Yemi Alade and 41 other Nigerians on Wednesday, as part of the 2018 Most Influential People of African Descent global 100 list. The list, which was announced in March recognizes the positive contributions made by people of African descent, worldwide, across four categories of Politics & Governance, Business & Entrepreneurship, Media & Culture and Religious & Humanitarian. The unveiling of the honorees was done at the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York. Actress, Jalade-Ekeinde shared some photos from the event on her Instagram page…

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Gentle Jack: Movie Producers Can’t Afford My Fee

Nollywood actor, Gentle Jack, who recently expressed displeasure with the neglect of action movies, which happen to be his area of specialty, has stated that Nigerian movie producers cannot afford to pay him. Speaking on social media, the actor said there was no time he stopped acting. According to him, cable stations have refused to broadcast action movies like they show other movies. Gentle Jack, however, told Sunday Scoop that since he made the observation, he was yet to see any improvement. “I am an action hero and I have…

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