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    AfDB President Adesina, Victor Oladokun celebrate 46 years of unbroken friendship

    Victor Oladokun, a famous media personality and broadcaster and President of African Development Bank, Akinwunmi Adesina have celebrated their 46 years of unbroken friendship. Adesina and Oladokun, the former CBN Television World News and Turning Point anchor who is now Senior Adviser on Communication to the AfDB President have been friends from their undergraduate days at the then University of…

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    ‘Friendship, to me, is what saves one’s sanity’ – Wole Soyinka

    Sarah Ladipo Manyika’s fourth book, ‘Between Starshine and Clay: Conversations from the African Diaspora’, is a collection of interviews and a rollcall of prominent Black creatives, thinkers, leaders, and organizers. In conversations with Nobel laureates Wole Soyinka and Toni Morrison, poet Claudine Rankine, publisher Margaret Busby, historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr., filmmaker Xoliswa Sithole, actor and playwright Anna Deavere Smith,…

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    Nollywood colleagues mourn Actress Gbemi Anjola

    Colleagues of Nollywood actress, Akingbemisola Dorcas Anjola have expressed sadness over her untimely death. The 33-year-old actress who is known more among thespians in the Yoruba sector of the Nigerian movie industry is said to have battled ovarian cancer before her passing on Friday. The tragic news was shared by the late actress’ colleague, Itele, who mourned her passing on…

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    How unpaid N30,000 caused my 17 years old feud with Basketmouth – AY

    Nigerian comedian, Ayo Makun, popularly called AY, has revealed how N30,000 unpaid performance fee caused feud between him and his industry colleague, Basketmouth. In a recent interview with Chude Jideonwo, the media personality, AY recounted his early days in the industry. He said Basketmouth used to connect him to perform at events when he was starting out in the comedy…

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    Kiefer Sutherland is happy to return as Jack in a 24 revival, but he has a bolder idea

    Kiefer Sutherland returns to TV on March 26 in Rabbit Hole, a Paramount+ thriller in which he plays a masterful corporate spy whose life is thrown into disarray and paranoia when he is framed for murder. But there is another thriller that Sutherland is game to talk about, and it’s one that earned him an Emmy and six other nominations for his performance. The…

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    I’ll start saving for your PhD, Femi Otedola tells Cuppy after Masters degree at Oxford

    Billionaire businessman and father of Florence Otedola aka DJ Cuppy, Femi Otedola has told her daughter that he would start saving for her Phd programme after she successfully completed her Masters degree from Oxford University. Cuppy, the London-based disc jockey on Thursday announced she had added another feather to her cap as she now holds a Master of Science degree.…

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    Idris Elba teams up with media mogul Mo Abudu to nurture African film, TV talent

    “Luther” star Idris Elba is joining forces with Nigerian media mogul Mo Abudu in a mission to champion representation and diverse storytelling in the global film and TV industry. The Golden Globe winner, who is of Sierra Leonean and Ghanaian descent, will be working with Abudu to develop emerging talent from Africa through their respective production companies, Green Door Pictures…

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    Ronke Oshodi-Oke reveals battle with illness as reason for weight loss

    Nollywood actress, Ronke Ojo fondly known as Ronke Oshodi Oke has revealed her battle with a strange illness as the reason for her heavy weight loss. The famous movie actress made the revelation about what is happening to her in an interview with BBC and later posted a short video on her social media pages. The renowned female actor has…

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    After backlash, Tems gives reasons for her enormous headpiece dress to Oscars

    Following global outrage and backlash that attended her obstructive dress to the Oscars award night, Nigerian songstress Tems has explained why she wore the white dress with an enormous headpiece. The Grammy award winner said she wore the dress that blocked the view of other attendees of the award because she wanted to “go all out.” Global media and many…

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    ‘My friend and I are trending’, Patience Ozokwor speaks on comparison with Sola Sobowale

    Veteran Nollywood actress, ‘Mama Gee’ whose real name is Patience Ozokwor has reacted to a viral social media comparison with her industry colleague, Sola Sobowale. The celebrated film icons who are known for their no nonsense movie roles undoubtedly played huge roles creating memorable childhood moments for many who have become adults. Recently, a Twitter user, identified as Abas paired…

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