Legendary James Bond actor, Sean Connery dies at 90

‌ Sean Connery, the legendary British actor known for playing the fictional spy, James Bond in films, has died at the age of 90. The Scottish actor, who was knighted in 2000, won numerous awards during his decades-spanning career, including an Oscar, three Golden Globes and two Bafta awards. Tributes immediately began pouring in for Connery who was considered one of the greatest movie stars of his generation. Connery claimed his Oscar in 1988 for best supporting actor for his role as an Irish cop in “The Untouchables”. He also…

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Desmond Elliot apologises for referring to Nigerian youths as “children”

Desmond Elliot, popular actor turned Lagos House of Assembly member representing Surulere constituency, yesterday apologized to the Nigerian youths after heavy backlash from a video of him speaking during a plenary session at the House of Assembly where he referred to Nigerian youths as children. Elliot who was speaking on why Nigeria needs a social media regulation called on the speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly to “address certain things” like “the Nigerian youth, the social media, the social influencers.” Elliot referenced the recent #EndSARS protests in the…

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Nana Hotels roll out drums in honor of Reps member, Hon. Ibrahim Isiaka

Hon. Ibrahim Ayokunle Isiaka, a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing Ifo/Ewekoro constituency is the next on the list of the dignitaries to be honored by The Quadrangle, at Nana Hotel Otta, Ogun State. The event which is a banquet and grand reception, is billed for December 27, 2020 and it is expected to be attended by celebrities and people from different walks of life. The Quadrangle, at Nana Hotel, Ota has played host to high profile personalities, amongst are: HRM Oba Adeyemi Obalanlege, the Olota of Ota;…

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BBN: Student Association faults Gov. Abiodun over gifts to Laycon

Barely 24 hours after the Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun gave N5m cash gift and three bedroom bungalow to the winner of the Big Brother Naija show, Olamilekan Moshood Agbelesebioba a.k.a LAYCON, the governor has been receiving negative comments from people within and outside the state. The latest condemnation is from the Ogun State chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS). In a statement issued by its chairman, Bamgbose Tomiwa, he faulted the governor’s gestures, describing it as “height of irresponsibility and recklessness.” Abiodun had on Tuesday…

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Laycon wins Big Brother Naija Season 5

Laycon has emerged winner of the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Season 5 “Lockdown” edition after 71 days of intense competition in the House. The 26-year-old singer will go home with a total of N85 million, including N30 million cash, a two-bedroom apartment, a brand new SUV, a trip to Dubai, among other prizes. Laycon beat 19 contestants in the winner-takes-all competition that kicked off on Sunday, June 19, 2020, with 20 housemates. ‘Laycon’, whose real name is Olamilekan Agbeleshe started his musical journey at an early age. Since his first…

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THE VOICE NIGERIA SEASON 3; REFINING CRUDE MUSIC TALENTS

This feature article by Segun Kasali takes a look at how The Voice Nigeria Season 3 is discovering raw music talent in the country and nurturing them into music superstars in the nearest future. The challenges of cost of production, cost of promotions and especially identification with renowned music record label, amongst others, have been identified as among the many challenges confronting upcoming artistes while making efforts at showcasing their talents. Asides the talent showcase of the craft, music plays a pivotal role at providing employment opportunities for key players…

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Cardi B Files For Divorce From Offset After 3 Years Of Marriage

After three years of marriage, American rapper,Cardi B, has had enough of her rapper husband Offset, as the “WAP” rapper has filed for divorce. Cardi B (née Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar), 27, on Tuesday filed for divorce at an Atlanta courthouse, reportedly after finding out that Offset, 28, had been unfaithful yet again. According to the court documents, Cardi B is seeking primary physical custody as well as legal custody of their 2-year-old daughter, Kulture. She also wants Offset to pay child support. It was revealed that the couple are currently separated. The pairs’…

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BBNaija’s Laycon says he prefers to date older women

Big Brother Naija Housemate, Laycon shocked many of his fans in a conversation with fellow Housemate, Kiddwaya on Friday when he revealed that older women attracts him. He said, older women have no stress when it comes to relationships hence his reason for loving them. Laycon added that age is not a prerequisite for him when choosing a girlfriend. His words, “I’m attracted to women older than me. Age does not have anything to do with a relationship. The oldest I dated was four years older than me. Like when…

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First Bank’s Ibukun Awosika makes movie debut in ‘Citation’

Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has made her debut in a movie produced by award-winning, and proudly Nigerian movie producer, Kunle Afolayan. The movie, Citation, is created to correct one of the greatest ills – rape and sexual molestation – which affect the educational system and indeed societies around the world. Mrs. Awosika plays the role of the dean of a university faculty, overseeing the senate hearing panel of a female postgraduate student (Moremi), played by Temi Otedola, who has been a victim of sexual harassment.…

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MultiChoice reviews prices for DStv, GOtv subscription

MultiChoice says it will effect price adjustments on some DStv and GOtv packages from September 1, 2020. This decision was made after careful consideration of the market and a review of its business operations. “We have made efforts to contain any price adjustments on subscription prices. However, in order to ensure the sustainability of the business we have to consider financial impacts, including inflation as well increased content and operational costs. As such we have reviewed the prices of some of our bouquets so that we can continue to survive…

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