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27 Finalists Emerge For MEGN Award

By Chinyere Abiaziem Lagos After a successful voting and elimination process, 27 Finalists have emerged For The Most Elegant Girl in Nigeria (MEGN) 2015 Pageant. Some of the finalists include, Christabel Akoje as Miss Kogi, Vivian Nwaogwugwu as Miss Imo, Okoro Oyintarela as Miss Delta, Mistura Ademoye as Miss Lagos, Glory Igwe as Miss Rivers, Ogunremi Benedicta as Miss Ekiti, ...

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New Nollywood Hunks

By Hazeez Balogun Lagos Back in the day, when talking about actors the ladies swoon over, you will call the likes of Ramsey Noah, Chidi Mokeme, Saint Obi, Desmond Elliot, RMD, Muna Obiekwe, Zack Orji, Nonso Diobi, Charles Okafor, JT Tom-West, Emeka Enyiocha and Emeka Ike to mention a few. Today, the names and faces have changed and there are ...

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From Models To Top Actress

There’s a certain stigma in Hollywood surrounding models who want to make the notoriously tricky transition into acting. While A-listers like Halle Berry, Penélope Cruz, and Cameron Diaz all started out as models, none of them walked the runways to global superstardom. They emerged as stars only after their acting careers took off, and were spared a lot of the ...

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What You Need To Know About The New Game Of Thrones (Season 6)

If you don’t want to know anything about the next season, it’s probably best you stop here. HBO the producers of Game Of Thrones have released some spoilers. As the show has more or less caught up with the books the show runners are keeping their cards closer to their chests than ever before – every casting announcement could give ...

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Jim Iyke Now A Father?

Jim Iyke

Has Jim Iyke’s true love been discovered? According to reports Jim is in a secret romance with a 23 years old Lithuanian girl Dana Kinduryte and they have infact welcomed a baby boy. The baby boy was said to have been born on September 1 at Grady Hospital, Atlanta, USA. Our source says the child has been named Harvis Chidubem ...

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Sophia Drops Chikere’s Surname, Opens Spa

Sophia Chikere

From what Box Office gathers, star actress Sophia Chikere has finally dropped her ‘Chikere’ surname. It is no longer news that her marriage to movie producer, Tchidi Chikere, has crashed and the actor has since married another actress, Nuella. Despite this, she continued to use the Chikere surname. Well, we can exclusively tell you that the actress now bears Sophia ...

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I Believe In Meaningful Dressing Not Expensive Dressing – Ezonbodor-Akwagbe

Ezonbodor Akwagbe

Chief Professor Rose Ezonbodor-Akwagbe was spotted at the NIM Awards recently, where she was dressed in an outstanding way, which prompted the curiosity of Chinyere Abiaziem to engage her in an interview. She spoke about her fashion style and personality. With your head gear and attire, can one address you as a princess? I’m not a princess rather I’m a ...

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Jimi Sholanke Returns With ‘Once Upon A Time’

Many watched Tales By Moonlight as children and the values it thought still remain with them till today. It was both fun and educative at the same time. No child in the eighties dare miss the show. But the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) finally pulled the plug on the show. We also remember Jimi Sholanke on Storyland with his guitar ...

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I Now Belong To My Husband – Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh and Husband

Actress Tonto Dikeh had her traditional wedding last weekend and she has been sharing pictures of the happy day on her social network handles. Despite all the controversies that have trailed the actress, many of which include relationships with different men, Tonto eventually got herself a man. This she is elated about. She said this about her marriage.  “My best ...

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Celebrating The Queens Of Soap Opera

By Hazeez Balogun  Lagos The big screen or Nollywood as we call it in Nigeria has produced a lot of female stars. From the way they are reported, one would think they are the ones who make the entertainment industry go round. They are usually the ones in the headlines and in the eye of controversies and scandals. It is ...

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Top Scandals That Rocked Nollywood

By Hazeez Balogun, Lagos   Ini Edo abortion, husband-snatching and divorce  In 2008, beautiful Ini Edo was enmeshed in abortion controversy. It was reported by the media that she had aborted a few weeks old pregnancy she had for her secret lover. It could have been a rumour but it really shook the industry. In 2008, Ruth Okoro, A Nigerian based ...

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Why Big Brother Will Not Hold

It is no longer news that the annual Big Brother Africa show will no longer hold this year. The reason has been communicated to the public by the producers, MNet Africa. According to them, the show is on hold in order for them to reevaluate the direction of the show. This seems more like a good reason for cancellation. Their ...

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Roddy Piper The Greatest Wrestling Villain

Wrestling lovers mourn the loss of another Hall of Famer with the untimely demise of the legendary “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. Piper, who was born Roderick George Toombs, was best known as a heel wrestler who would later on become one of the crowd favorites in the WWE. According to a reports, Piper died in his Hollywood home last Thursday due ...

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Tlc In Search Of Next Great Presenter

Lifestyle Television, TLC has announced the launch date for TLC’s Next Great Presenter, the channel’s campaign to find its first local presenter. This means that after the challenge, the first African presenter on the station will emerge.  The campaign to uncover a local TLC host will kick off tomorrow, and the station is  calling on all TLC ‘super-fans’ from across ...

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Multichoice Relaunches Bouquet

Leading pay TV company, MultiChoice Nigeria, has revamped its DStv Compact bouquet to offer better value for money. The all new Compact bouquet comes packed with over 95 world class channels including access to its flagship on demand video rental service – DStv BoxOffice.  New and existing subscribers will get to enjoy premium content and non-stop television entertainment as never ...

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Not All Actresses Are Promiscuous –Bayray


Eberechukwu Nwizu has been known popularly as Bhaira McWizu or Bayray especially after winning the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) reality show. Today, she is one of the most sort after actresses in the industry. In a recent chat with Hazeez Balogun, she speaks about the misconception about actresses her career as an actress. We have not seen your movie ...

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Tonto Dikeh Blasts Haters

Tonto Dikeh

In a pretty long post on social media during the week, Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has sent out a message to those she considers her haters. While appreciating her fans and accepting that “constructive criticism is the vanguard of her daily growth”, she also addressed the other ‘fans’ whom she says have the ‘Pull Down syndrome’ and never have anything constructive ...

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I Am Not Mad –Ernest Asuzu

Ernest Asuzu

Popular Nollywood actor, Ernest Asuzu, has debunked rumours that he is suffering from a mental illness. He also said he has not turned a beggar as some “rumour mongers” have been spreading. He said he is hale and hearty, confirming just getting an expensive vehicle. Asuzu in a phone chat that he is currently in Delta State, where he went ...

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At The Emmy Awards Judging Event In Lagos

EbonyLife TV, successfully hosted a semi-final round of judging of the 2015 International Emmy awards. The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded the channel the right to host the semi-final round of judging of the Emmy awards as an integral part of the Emmy Awards judging process which culminates in the final announcement of programme nominees at MIPCOM ...

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The Kardashians: The Egos That Ate America

The Kardashians

The Kardashians are about to celebrate the seventh anniversary of their astoundingly durable reality-TV juggernaut. Keeping Up With the Kardashians has spent an entire season building up to the blockbuster Kim & Kanye wedding special – just weeks before the debut of Kourtney and Khloé Take the Hamptons.  You thought there was any as-yet-untaken-by-Kardashians turf? Not on American soil. There ...

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Bigger Busts Take Over Nollywood

Nollywood busts

By Hazeez Balogun  –  Lagos   With the risk of sounding erotic, Nollywood does have its fair share of ladies with great assets especially in the bosom section. Luckily, Nollywood shies away from pornography and exposing sensitive part of the body, thanks to the ever watchful eyes of Nigeria Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB). However, Nollywood always have a ...

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Skin Care Relaunch: Experts Charge Women To Steer Clear Of Harmful Products

A guest at ehe products stand

By Chinyere Abiaziem  –  Lagos   Experts in skin care have urged women to avoid harmful products that cause the skin to suffer diverse problems. The experts made this known recently at the relaunch of Sleek’s skin care products and the unveiling of its brightening illume serum. According to the skin care professionals, most women are the architects of the ...

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Why 50 Cent Filed For Bankruptcy

50 Cent

Curtis Jackson III popularly known as 50 Cent, is the latest celebrity to file for bankruptcy protection. The Twitterverse is popping with puns and observations on his rapper handle and the state of his finances. That’s all to be expected. But rather than muse on whether 50 Cent is really worth less than 50 cents, let’s look at what this ...

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Why I Shot The Legendary Show –Ayo Alaba

Ayo Alaba

Ayo Alaba Idowu is the CEO of Glass House Entertainment. He has created many television contents, one of which is The Legendary Show which he is also the Producer and Director of. In a chat with Hazeez Balogun, he talks about his vision for Television in Nigeria and his shows. What inspired “The Legendary Show”? It was the desire to ...

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Mimi To Marry At Last

Pretty Mimi Orjiekwe

Nollywood actor couple Mimi Orjiekwe and Charles Billion, who got engaged three years ago are set to tie the nuptial nut in few days’ time. The couple who got engaged on July 18, 2013 in faraway Tanzania would be having their traditional marriage on Saturday July 18th, 2015 exactly three years down the line. The couple will be wedding in ...

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