A veteran Nollywood actor, Jim Lawson Maduike is dead. His family disclosed the Legend died yesterday after complaining of body pain. Maduike has been in the limelight of the Nigerian Movie Industry for the past 20year and has a future in many movies.
Universal Music Group has taken a step to expand its Sub Saharan Africa leadership team, announcing Sipho Dlamini and Elouise Kelly as CEO and COO of Universal Music South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, respectively. Also, naming Chinedu Okeke as Managing Director of Universal Music Nigeria. Adam Granite, UMG’s EVP, Market Development made the announcement, saying “I am thrilled to announce these strategic appointments, as we look to further develop our domestic infrastructure and label rosters within Africa. Most integral to achieving our long-term ambitions, is to build a strong leadership team on the ground, with deep foundations in each country to help grow a dynamic ecosystem for all to benefit in the future.
Tiwa Savage, singer, songwriter and actress, Tiwa Savage, made a compelling response to the journalist Motolani Alake, over his not so nice opinion about her album Celia and her career. In an article tagged "Tiwa Savage's struggling brand and her hilarious endorsement of 'Mungo Parking" published by Alake after TIME Magazine named the singer's recent album, Celia as one of the best albums of 2020, Alake Celia, described the singer's brand as 'struggling'.
French-Italian Fashion Designer, Pierre Cardin, celebrated for his futuristic creations and visionary style has died on Tuesday at 98 in a hospital Neuilly, West of Paris. In a statement, the family of the late fashion icon confirmed his passing, saying “It is a day of great sadness for all our family. Pierre Cardin is no more.” Cardin, born into a low-income Italian family in 1922 near Venice, Italy, and later moved to France. He grew up in Saint Etienne working as an apprentice to a tailor and at 17 years old, he was a specialist in women’s suits. In his career, he worked with designer Christian Dior and filmmaker Jean Cocteau, designing the costumes for the 1947 “Beauty and the Beast” before launching his own fashion house.
An upcoming actress, Joke Lawal who recently made it to the limelight has remained resilient to proving the title conferred on her in 2016 as the Nollywood New Bride by White Cowry Awards as the one-time City People Awards nominee have gradually upgraded to be reckoned with in the make-believe world.