Ms. Lauryn Hill sends a message of apology to MayDay Live organisers. Very sweet of her.
Category : Entertainment
Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala has been named as the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year. The 20-year-old forward is the first player to win the new award from the BBC World Service, voted for by football fans around the world.
She beat Spain’s Veronica Boquete, German Nadine Kessler, Scot Kim Little and Brazilian Marta to the honour. “I would like to say thank you to the BBC, to my fans around the world and to everyone who voted,” she said.
Read the full story on BBC’s website by clicking here.
Hilarious clip, Bovi trying to be smart but…
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Dipo is a signed artiste under Cackland Music and is being Managed by Rouge Management. “Be Your Man” is really receiving a lot good reviews and I believe this video will help push the track even further than expected.
The video was shot in Kaduna by the talented director Toka.
I recently stumbled on “African Girl” by Naomi Wachira on YouTube. It reminded me so much of my grandma speaking to me in Ekiti* (I barely spoke Yorba at the time), trying to pass sagely advice.
*Ekiti is a Yoruba dialect.
First Official Trailer of the movie ‘October 1’. It’s September 1960 and Nigeria’s is on the verge of independence from British colonial rule. A northern Nigerian Police Detective, DAN WAZIRI, is urgently despatched by the Colonial Government to the trading post town of Akote in the Western Region of Nigeria to solve a series of female murders that have struck horror in the hearts and minds of the local community. On getting to Akote, more murders are committed. With local tension rising, Waziri has a race on his hands to solve the case before even more local women are killed.
Looks like another great movie from the fantastic Kunle Afolayan.
US-based Nigerian writer Tope Folarin has won this year’s prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing.
He received the £10,000 ($15,000) prize for his short story Miracle, set in an evangelical Nigerian church in the US state of Texas.
The judges described it as a “delightful and beautifully paced narrative”.
Mr Folarin was among five writers short-listed for the prize, regarded as Africa’s leading literary award.
Thousands of mourners have paid their last respects to renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in his home town in Anambra state.
A host of dignitaries attended the funeral including Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan.
The BBC’s Will Ross, who was at the funeral, said that Mr Achebe was given a colourful, grand send off in his home town of Ogidi.
In February, Kim Kardashian co-hosted a concert held by big-name local musician Dare Art Alade, and she reportedly collected US $500,000 for her 45-minute stay in Lagos. I was not shocked when I heard of the visit. What bothered me was that some genius in the Lagos State Government thought she was worth that much money for that little work.