Showing posts from June, 2014

OAU eLearning Solution wows participants at eLearning Africa 2014 Conference

In May 2014, Kampala the Ugandan capital played host to the 9th edition of the largest gathering of eLearning professionals on the continent when the eLearning Africa 2014 conference held under the title "Opening frontiers to the future".
The main focus of the eLearning Africa conference was to discuss the latest innovations, ideas, opportunities and challenges of using electronic media together with information and communication technologies (ICT) to drive development and education. Continue...

Oh my! Uti, IK, Eku Edewor party with Telemondo star Carlos Ponce in Mauritius

Yes, I'm a Telemundo lover...I'm not ashamed to admit it...hehe. That's all I do from Monday to Friday. Blog, watch Telemundo, sleep and eat. Hopefully, one day soon there will be love making in between. *sigh* lol.

Anyway Nigerian stars, Uti Nwachukwu, Eku Edewor, Rita Dominc, IK Osakioduwa, Ghana's Majid Michel and my new crush Telemundo star, Ponce Carlos aka Antonio Brando of Cruel Love were all guests at Multichoice African Content Showcase which took place in Mauritius yesterday. Someone should have invited me to this. *sigh*. See more photos after the cut...

Tunde and Wunmi Obe celebrate 16th wedding anniversary

Music couple, Tunde and Wunmi Obe celebrate 16 years of marital bliss. They got married June 26th 1998 and are blessed with three children. Congrats to them and many more happy years together.

Silverbird Summer Sales Summit Live in Port Harcourt

If you are in Port Harcourt, then you shouldn't miss this. Merchants from all over Nigeria will be selling their products and services @ discounted prices!

Date: July 3rd-6th. Venue: Silverbird Showtime Cinemas Port Harcourt. Time 9am - 9pm. Continue..

#AttheclubwithRemy x DJ Jimmy Jatt's tour ends in Lagos tomorrow

The Remy Martin x Dj Jimmy Jatt’s25thAnniversary tour will make a final stop after touring 5 cities across Nigeria with its Lagos edition promising to be the hottest so far. Already billed to perform along with Dj Jimmy Jatt at the party on 26th June, 2014 are Iyanya, Patoranking and Tekno. The event will hold at Road Runners Club in Yaba, Lagos. Continue...

New Music: TKinzy - Wozaza

With what is set to be one of Nigeria and South Africa's biggest hit this summer, Lagos-born Afro Pop singer Tkinzy signed to Gallo Record Company SA, releases his debut single "Wozaza" featuring AB Crazy, the magic voice behind the Rands and Naira chorus. “Wozaza” is a Nigerian High Life genre mixed track with AB Crazy’s Hip-Hop flavor. Enjoy below...

Brand new video: Lamili - Wanna Love You

Lamili's video for Wanna Love You by is out! She stuns in this visual excellence directed by Prodigy, and features Super runway male model “Kelvin Godson” (who plays the role of the lover). Enjoy...

Ndani TV presents Gidi Up season 2; Episode 1-5

The second season of Ndani TV's hit web series, Gidi Up is finally here and online viewers are the first to get a glimpse of it.
Gidi Up is a thrilling adventure centered around the lives of four friends in pursuit of happiness, success and independence. However, a few wrong choices quickly turn their Lagos dreams into a Gidi nightmare. 
After the epic end of season 1, a lot of questions where raised. To find out the answers, watch the season 2 now!

Tiwa Savage, Davido, Lola Rae! Watch Star Studded “Rise Up” Video

Oh yeah, Africa is Rising! MultiChoice Africa has launched a campaign designed to inspire Africans to become involved in community-based social upliftment projects. The campaign was launched with a song composed by leading African artistes. And now the video has premiered. The song titled “Rise Up” an features Davido, Tiwa Savage, Diamond Platnumz, Sarkodie, Lola Rae, Myztikal and Mi Casa.Check it out!

Tara Fela-Durotoye of House of Tara Shares her Success Story on France 24 | Watch

House of Tara International‘s Tara Fela-Durotoye has been listed as one of Forbe Magazines’ 20 Young Power African Women, has launched 17 Makeup studios in Nigeria and for her interview with France 24, is letting the world know that there is more than meets the eye in Nigeria. For their The Interview” segment, France 24 had a sit-down with the makeup brand CEO, while attending the Nollywood Week in Paris, to find out what makes House of Tara tick as a brand that seeks to empower the Nigerian woman. In the segment, she speaks on starting House of Tara 16 years ago, the makeup industry, being a role model and the International Community’s reaction to the Chibok girls. Watch

Susan Peters, Denrele, Uti Nwachukwu…at the NeedleKraft Couture Fashion Show sponsored by Veleta

Creativity was on display as fashion lovers were treated to an array of beautiful African designs when NeedleKraft Couture had their 2014 fashion show part sponsored by Veleta Fruit Wine at the Civic Centre, Lagos. Celebrities present at the event included Uti Nwachukwu, Chidi Mokeme, Adunni Ade, Yinka Davies and Susan Peters who were all involved in the celebrity catwalk . One of the highlights of the event was the presentation of awards to deserving individuals such as Benny Obaze (MD Bevista), Funmi Ajila Ladipo of Regilia Fashion and many others. These awards were given based on their contribution to the fashion industry. Special guests at event included Abba Folawiyo, Opral Benson, Cossy Orijakor, Emeka OssaiAnslem Madubuko,  Sodipo Essence, Kenny St. Brown and Teemac. Brand Manager of Veleta Fruit Wine, Chioma Alonge said the Veleta brand will continue to support great indigenous brands like NeedleKraft Couture as part of their effort to support proudly Nigerian Brands. Tes…

Joselyn Dumas gets Real about “Friends With Benefits”

Can a man and a woman just be friends? Joselyn Dumas knows a thing or two. The Ghanaian actress and TV personality dished on the topic on the Super Morning Show on Joy FM with Kojo Yankson on Friday. According to The New Statesman, one of Ghana’s most read newspapers, Joselyn said because she is not ugly in character, she does not attract people who have ugly characters. “I don’t befriend ugly people naturally because I don’t think I am ugly so I attract very beautiful people – men and women. I’ve never made an ugly friend, all my friends are beautiful.” she said. The “Love or Something Like That” actress also explained that there is nothing wrong in having a platonic relationship with the opposite sex. “You can be friends [with] the opposite sex and be platonic friends but at the end of the day, it’s what you both want, it takes two to tango so if you are my friend and we just want friendship that’s what it’s going to be if we both want to take it a step further it’s always…

The Platform is here Again, Tagged: The Platform Entreprise

The driving force behind the concept "The Platform" is nation building and nothing drives nation building like the development of enterprise.
Enterprise development plays a critical role in nation building, nation advancement and a nation's innovativeness. Development cannot happen without it, growth cannot happen without it and poverty cannot be reduced. It is what produces the middle class in any society which is the stabilising force and its engine of growth.
Enterprise begins with an individual who starts with an idea, a vision, to fulfil a need within the community. Against all odds he decides to pursue that dream and to succeed at it. By so doing changes the dynamics of his environment forever.
Having an idea is one thing, building it into an enterprise is another thing. Failure rate among enthusiastic start ups is 25% first year, 36% in the second year and 60% by the 5th year.����…

'Be the wind beneath the Super Eagles!' Watch Guinness Fly with Eagles video

Brand new video: X2Seven - Konga

Songwriter, performing artiste, dancer and model X2Seven releases the official video for his hot single, Konga, produced by Qasebeatz. Enjoy...

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R. Kelly Addresses Child Coming Out as Transgender

Earlier this month, R. Kelly‘s 13-year old child with Andrea “Drea” Kelly, Jay (formally known as Jaya) publicly spoke about support from his mother and his sister as she came out as transgender. If you missed the story, click here
Jaya, who now goes by the name Jay, didn’t mention his R&B musician father, sparking reports that he is not in support of the decision.
Jay Kelly In an interview with two hosts of Chicago radio station – WCGI he addressed the trending topic.
The “I Believe I Can Fly” singer said, “You don’t really wanna open it up by saying that my daughter is becoming my son.”
“Don’t even give the blogs that kind of credit. You know what I’m saying? Real talk. Always believe what you see, with your own eyes. That’s the best way to go about this business.”He then moved on to talk about finances, saying “You save money so your kids can go to college – no matter what they are or who they are. They’re your kids, you gotta support them.”

Comedienne Helen Paul signs Globacom deal

Comedian, Radio/TV personality, actress and singer Helen Paul has joined the league of respected ambassadors of telecoms giant, Globacom.

She signed a mouth-watering endorsement deal worth several millions of naira in May, but it was officially made public on Monday June 23rd. Photos from the signing will be made available later. Congrats to her!

Pics: Tiwa Savage, Davido, Rita Dominic, other stars storm Mauritius

Tiwa Savage, Davido and Lola Rae were among the Nigerian stars that performed last night at the MultiChoice Africa Rising show which held at the Trou Aux Beach and Spa Resort in Mauritius. Eku Edewor, Chinedu Ikedieze, Rita Dominic, Majid Michel, Uti Nwanchukwu and Sarkodie were also at the event. See more photos after the cut...

Lupita Nyong’o’s first ad for Lancôme is here and she's flawless

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o's first ad for Lancôme has been released and the current World's Most Beautiful Person is perfection as she promotes Lancôme's Tient Idole Ultra 24H foundation (don't hate...hehe). 

She was announced as a spokesperson for the brand back in April, making her the 1st African woman to rep the French brand and the company said ads featuring her will start running in September but guess Lancôme couldn't wait till then. Absolutely stunning! Black has never looked better...:-)

All Set for LASAA’s Outdoor Conference & Exhibition

All is set as Lagos host Africa’s biggest Signage and Billboard exhibition according to plans unveiled by the Lagos State Signage & advertisement Agency (LASAA). The Agency has finalized plans for the event, which is the biggest of its kind in West Africa, holding at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre from 25thto 27thJune, 2014. 

Tagged the ‘Signage and Outdoor Conference and Exhibition Africa (Lagos 2014)’, it will feature over 200 exhibitors and conference participants from Europe, Asia, America and Africa. The biggest of its kind in the West African sub-region, the event is expected to attract over 4,000 visitors. Organizers also revealed attendance to the exhibition is free for all visitors.

K2O Entertainment signs international artist Tahmac to joint venture deal

We are excited to announce the signing of Tahmac and TahMC Entertainment under the K2O Entertainment brand. Tahmac has been a multi-talented artist/producer that has worked with a variety major artists and producers in United States and around the world. We at K2O Entertainment believe he will bring something special here in Nigerian and the continent of Africa.

The Gold Selling Hip-Hop/Pop musician/producer/rapper TahMac,originally from Brooklyn, New York and now currently resides in Los Angeles, California has created an innovative fusion of sounds with his single “Oxygen.” Continue..

Oxygen showcases TahMac’s unique “Hip-Pop” sound, which is reflective of his production experience with several major artist such as Leona Lewis, Estelle, JoJo, Ciara and many others while touring across the globe. His currently EP “Love Life and Reality” features his smash new single “Oxygen” feat. hip hop legend Redman, with a dance remix featuring platinum producer David Guetta.

As I mentioned during…

Stephen Keshi blasts Nigerian fans for insulting him and his family

According to a Vanguard reporter who spoke with Stephen Keshi in Brazil, the Super Eagles coach is angry at Nigerian fans for abusing him over the team's performance at the on-going World Cup in Brazil. Keshi said there was absolutely no justification for fans to insult him and his family.
"It’s a shame, just a shame that we keep doing the same thing and then they come back and they say they are sorry. Sorry for abusing my mum? Sorry for abusing my siblings? For what? That I am representing Nigeria?” "I am disappointed, totally disappointed (by the personal attacks), but it’s their thing, no wahala (no problem). Keshi also lambasted his fellow former football stars who have criticized his team and his tactics in Brazil, saying he had expected much better from them as they ought to know better about the game than the man on the street..

Polo Avenue End of Season Sale. Up to 50% off designer items

Own a piece of the Fall/Winter 2013 and Spring/Summer 2014 item directly from Gucci, Balenciaga, Dolce & Gabbana, and Jimmy Choo for a limited time from June 10th at Polo Avenue Boutique at 166 Ozumba Mbadiwe, Victoria Island. Up to 50% off on designer bags, shoes, belts etc.

Federal Palace Casino gives away brand new Range Rover Evoque in "The Decider" Car Jackpot

The Car Jackpot, in which two luxury cars courtesy Coscharis motors were on offer, has come to an end in a grand finale held on Saturday night at the Federal Palace Hotel & Casino.

The excitement of the night was accentuated by the constant jingle of the slot machines, the anticipation of all the casinos Most Valued Guests of winning a Jaguar XF or Range Rover Evogue and the count down to the final play off in the Decider Jackpot. Continue...

36 finalists, one Roulette Table, one spin, one winner! The well-choreographed final spin, accompanied by high anxiety had all the players on the edge of their seats as they willed the roulette ball to drop on their chosen number. After what appeared to last a life time the ball dropped and Mr.Kareem Balogun let off an ecstatic scream as he began to comprehend that he was the winner. In the final play of the Decider Jackpot, he now had to do just that, to choose either – #Jaguar XF or #RangeRoverEvoque as his prize, and he had only 10 seconds …

Watch Brazil 2014 on the go with Jumia + free Super Eagles t-shirts

It has been football frenzy ever since the first whistle of the World Cup was blown and your soccer loving has been right in the mix of things from the start. Befitting of this special occasion, Jumia has launched an amazing World Cup store, where customers can get all the essentials needed to give themselves the ultimate world cup experience so it won’t be only Vincent Enyeama making all the big saves this World Cup season. Continue...

Natures Gentle Touch reaches 1 million Facebook fans in Nigeria

Nigeria’s number one Hair care brand Natures Gentle Touch has reached a major digital marketing milestone after it’s Facebook page gathered more than one million fans in Nigeria. Commenting on the achievement, the Managing Director, Chika Ikenga said “Every time a person likes us on Facebook, it means that one more Nigerian is engaged with our brand and loves our products” Continue...

Natures Gentle Touch provides solutions to problems such as dandruff, hair breakage and hair loss. The brand uses Facebook to share knowledge and provide information to consumers. Natures Gentle Touch established a hair school in Lagos that has been producing a new generation of hair stylists and offering scholarship to many young Nigerians. Natures Gentle Touch is planning to reward her customers to celebrate her more than one million fans in Nigeria.

Entertainment Industry unite for Kefee; form committee for her burial

Over 100 members of the Nigerian entertainment industry gathered on Monday in Lagos to strategise on ways and means of giving late singer, Kefee, a befitting burial.
Some of the notable faces at the meeting were, Nikki Laoye, Tosin Martins, Emem Ema, Tee-Y Mix, DJ Gosporella, Wamilele, Princess, , Perry Martins, Praise Machine, Mudi, Righteousman, Nene Soul Diva, Victor Gospogroove, Gordons and representatives from Kefee’s family. Continue... Sammie noted that the death of Kefee has affected the Nigerian entertainment industry and the world over and not just the Gospel music community in Nigeria. "Kefee was a major contributor to the development of entertainment in Nigeria and the industry will be there for her even in death. We are going to bury her as a queen and it would be nice for us to work together to make her burial a grand affair. It would also be nice to use this opportunity to get our acts together as Gospel artists and entertainers in general because that is what Kef…

Rapper Bow Wow is leaving his rap name behind…

In a message to his fans on instagram, rapper Bow Wow announced that after the BET Awards he'll no longer go by his stage name Bow Wow and instead use his real name, Shad Moss.Rapper Bow Wow is leaving his rap name behind… In a message to his fans on instagram, rapper Bow Wow announced that after the BET Awards he'll no longer go by his stage name Bow Wow and instead use his real name, Shad Moss.

Blogger Folarin Kolawole shares his romantic proposal story & pics

Folarin Kolawole is a Geoscientist by profession and a travel blogger by passion. He proposed to his girlfriend on Sunday morning June 22nd and because of his passion for tourism, he decided to use a natural theme. He proposed at Lekki Leisure Lake in Lagos. Folarin shares their love story and pics from the romantic proposal. See all that after the cut...

Tonto Dikeh drops snippet of her new single Suga Rush ft D'banj

Tonto's new song is titled Suga Rush and it features D'banj. Listen to it and tell us what you think...

Making of A Mogul: Fashion Designer Wale Adeyemi | Watch

On this edition of Making of a Mogul, Anita Erskine speaks with Nigerian fashion designer, Wale Adeyemi. He speaks on his background, his clients and the brand he built: B-Side by Wale.
Watch the video here:v

The Ngee Show: Insta(gram)Madness

It’s time for The Ngee Show
This week, Ngozi has Amaka with her, and together, they talk about the nuances that come with being on the photo sharing social media – Instagram.
Watch it here:

InterContinental Hotel Lagos launches New Hot Spot – Ariya Terrace with Lynxxx, Praiz & Ill Rhymz

InterContinental Lagos kicked off the World Cup in style with the launch of its new bar and grill outlet, Ariya Terrace. In celebration of the football competition, the new spot offered guests a taste of Brazil with festive food and drink menus, samba dancers with Nigerian DJ talent, DJ Obi on the turntables. Ariya, which means ‘enjoyment’ or ‘fun’ in the Yoruba dialect of Nigeria, aims to give all guests seeking fun, a great time. The venue features an outdoor terrace which sits on the 5th floor of the hotel – offering a view of the city, giving guests a view of the proposed Eko Atlantic City and the Atlantic ocean. The venue will play host to a variety of ex-footballers, sport analysts who will be on site to offer expert punditry during key matches with ex-international football star – Julius Aghahowa leading the way on the night of the launch. According to Krishna Kumar – the Sales and Marketing Director, InterContinental Lagos, “Ariya Terrace is a new and exciting opening…

May D: I Was Shocked to Find Out about Break-Up with P-Square on Twitter | Watch “The Juice”

On the 12th episode of The Juice season 2, Toolz speaks with May D.
Sure Boy dished on how he went from his daily hustle to being a celebrated musician. He also talks about the fall out and reconciliation with P-Square, his hit remix, his son Olamipoju and collaborating with Mafikizolo.
Watch Catch season 2 of The Juice every Sunday on Africa Magic Entertainment. DSTV Channel 151 at 8 PM.

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One Mic Naija ” Music And Football “

One Mic Naija announces June 29th date for #MusicAndFootball edition
Great news for lovers of the bi-monthly concert series, One Mic Naija, as organisers of the popular show have announced the date for June’s edition.One Mic Naija is a live music concert featuring some of the biggest names in the industry performing their most buzzworthy songs, as well as some surprises for fans.The last edition which held in April at Ember Creek, featured Iyanya, Muna, Emma Nyra, Tekno and Charass. Past editions have also seen artistes like Ghana’s finest, Efya, Naija Ninja, Sound Sultan, Reminisce,Vector, Chidinma, Praiz, Skales and more, grace the stage!
Who will perform at this month’s show? We will have that list for you in days to come but for now, you can enjoy videos and pictures from previous editions via One Mic Naija social media platforms