Few weeks after a popular Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji signed a deal with the United Talent Agency (UTA), based in California, another popular Nigerian actor, Mike Godson has sealed a deal with the same agency.
Marvin Queen Tiwa Savage has yet again attained a new breakthrough in her musical career as she emerged the first female singer to bag the 'Best African Act' category at the 2018 MTV Europe Music Award amidst stiff competition with the likes of Davido,DistructionBoyz (South Africa), FallyIpupa (DRC), Shekinah (South Africa) and several other African acts.
Beyonce and Jay-Z kicked off their highly anticipated “On The Run II” tour on June 6 in Cardiff, Wales, and even before it started, we knew it was going to be a spectacle. Obviously, it features two of the planet’s biggest performers together on stage, so of course the show is going to have top-tier production value.
More so, love seems to be an overarching theme for the Carters' joint tour, considering the romantic moments from their marriage and rather sweet family footage that have appeared onscreen during their shows, accompanied by messages like, "This is real love" and "Love is universal."
Nigerian Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been awarded the 2018 PEN Pinter prize. She will receive the award at a public ceremony at the British Library in October, where she will deliver an address.
She was hailed by Harold Pinter’s widow, the biographer Antonia Fraser, as a writer who embodies “those qualities of courage and outspokenness which Harold much admired”.
Adichie was chosen by this year’s judges: president of English PEN Philippe Sands; Antonia Fraser, historian, biographer and widow of Harold Pinter; writer and critic Alex Clark; poet, playwright and performer Inua Ellams; and Maureen Freely, chair of judges and trustees for English PEN.
Popular A-list Nigerian reggae artiste Ukeleke Onwubuya, better known by his stage name Ras Kimono is dead. He passed on Sunday 10th June 2018, at age 60.
According to reports the music legend was rushed to a hospital in Ikeja, Lagos, where he was later referred to Lagoon Hospital on the Island, where he was pronounced dead.
President Muhammadu Buhari decided to break his Ramadan fast on Thursday with some Nigerian entertainers and youth ambassadors at the State House in Abuja.
Prominent among those who joined the President to break his fast include: Kunle Afolayan, Tania Omotayo, Sound Sultan, Michael Owusu Addo (Small Doctor).