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“Focus on the blessings,” RMD advises fans as he gushes over his grandkids

Nigerian actor and former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Richard Mofe-Damijo, has an advice for his Nigerian fans amidst the myriads of societal, economic and political challenges they currently face

Meet the 5 talented nigerians in the Hollywood movie Black Panther

Meet the 5 talented nigerians in the Hollywood movie Black Panther Black Panther, a 2018 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, raked in a whopping $75.8m on its opening yesterday. The movie features acts of black history including the likes of Michael Jordan and Lupita Nyong’o. But Nigerian acts aren’t left out. The movie is the first all-black feature cast and director movie and has been embraced by the black community as a big break for the black community. At the moment the movie Black Panther is one of the most anticipated films of the year. According to Guardian, they came up with a list of five talented Nigerians in the movie Black Panther. The list consists of only one woman. Check them out: 1. SOPE ALUKO Talk talent and Sope Aluk...

Cute Photos: Actor Williams Uchemba and Nigerian delegates at the UN Headquarters, New York

Cute Photos: Actor Williams Uchemba and Nigerian delegates at the UN Headquarters, New York Nollywood actor, Williams Uchemba, has for the past few days been at Manhattan, New York, for the UN Youth Assembly themed: “Innovation and Collaboration for a Sustainable World.” The actor shared these seemingly-perfect photos of himself, Ambassador Aminu Danladi, the Deputy Secretary General, Mrs. Amina Mohammed at the Nigerian Consulate in New York. In one of the pictures, he captioned: The UN Youth Assembly is a gathering of global youth leaders to discuss on how to achieve and implement the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in our various Communities and Countries with its 169 targets which is to be met on or before 2030. It is also a platform to Network and Liaise with other youth l...

Actor Williams Uchemba to send 100 kids back to school

  Nollywood actor, comedian and #GiveChallenge convener, Williams Uchemba has taken to social media to reveal his plan to send back hundred kids from poor homes to school is still ongoing

“#SexDolls cannot replace your girlfriends,” actress Maryam Charles blasts men

Nollywood Actress and filmmaker, Maryam Charles, has waded in on the emergence of #SexDolls and the reactions of men towards their introduction into African countries. She is of the school of thought that the dolls can never take the place of a “real girlfriend” and broke guys cannot even afford the dolls as each costs a whooping N800,000. Maryam Charles also stated the things that a real girlfriend can do, but a doll can’t. She says: To all the men celebrating the new s*x doll and throwing shades at women, this is for you. A responsible man will not go on social media to celebrate man-made doll because it has been carefully designed to have intercourse, y’all need to grow up and stand up to your responsibilities. Even the doll that is making you happy is not designed for broke...

#TeachNotTraumatize: Funke Akindele demands end to corporal punishment in Nigerian schools

Nollywood actress and producer, Funke Akindele, is advocating for an end to flogging of students in Nigerian schools.

Facebook to launch African community tech and training hub in Nigeria

Facebook plans to launch a community hub and training program in Nigeria, its biggest market on the African continent. 

Trump’s “Shithole” comment: Nigeria summons US Ambassador to Nigeria; South Africa demands explanation

The Nigerian Federal government has summoned the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington to explain the remarks made by Trump who isn't new to courting contriversies.

Lagos State sues Davido and Ayo Makun over tax evasion

The Lagos State Government has beamed its attention on high-profile tax defaulters in the state with the aim to ensure high level of compliance with its tax laws by beginning with Nigerian Afropop star, Davido, and comedian, actor, Ayo Makun, better known as AY.

Linda Ikeji’s younger sister Laura and her husband welcomes a son in USA

CELEBRITY GIST: Fashion Blogger Laura Ikeji, the younger sister to famous celebrity blogger Linda Ikeji, and her husband Ogbonna Kanu have welcomed a bouncing baby boy in the US. Congrats to them! 

Paul Okoye and his wife Anita welcome a set of twins in USA

CELEBRITY GIST: Popular Nigerian Music star Paul Okoye, the twin brother of Peter Okoye a.k.a Psquare and his lovely wife Anita have being blessed with a set of twins, a boy and a girl. Congrats to the couple!

Kokomaster Dbanj welcomes his first child, a boy, christened Daniel Oyebanjo

CELEBRITY GIST: Popular Nigerian singer and entertainer, Dapo Oyebanjo, otherwise known as Kokomaster Dbanj, has welcomed his first child, a son, christened Daniel Oyebanjo III. Congrats to the proud Dad!

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