Burna Boy livestreamed from Brixton Academy review: great show, but tech can’t replace an audience

T his time last year, Burna Boy was headlining at Wembley Arena, a venue with a capacity of some 12,500. Current circumstances have shifted the Nigerian star to performing in a smaller venue, on a phone screen, in front of what is potentially a far bigger audience.    The virtual reality company MelodyVR has broadcast over 100 […]

Seun Kuti’s Kutis Bistro clocks one

A frobeat singer Seun Anikulapo Kuti’s small and inexpensive restaurant dubbed Kutis Bistro has turned one. The bistro, which receives a number of patrons regularly, celebrated its first anniversary on October 13. Kutis Bistro is run by Seun’s wife, Yetunde, a trained chef and culinary expert with a degree from Westminster Kingsway College, United Kingdom. […]

Behold the ‘First Lady of Gele’

She is the ‘First Lady of Gele’. Her headgear, which is popularly called gele in Yoruba, has earned her the title by Nobel laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka and the wearer of the world’s largest gele on Meristem Nigeria Limited-sponsored advert. Chief Monica Okundaye’s art has set her on the world map and earned her several […]

Onyeka Onwenu launches ‘My Father’s Daughter’, her book on career, marriage, Nigerian civil war

Ace singer and actress, Onyeka Onwenu on Thursday launched her memoir, ‘My Father’s Daughter’.At the book launch held virtually, the 68-year-old songstress expressed delight that the project turned out to be a success.Onwenu said the book, which spanned her personal life and the country’s socio-political landscape, can be accessed at Amazon, OkadaBooks  among others.In her review, […]

Stephanie Okereke gets FG Appointment

The Federal Government has appointed Nollywood Actress, Stephanie Okereke- Linus as the National OPS-WASH Ambassador. The 37- year- old award winning actress announced this via her Instagram page. She posted: “Good Morning Amazonians and Warlords, I have been appointed as National OPS-WASH Ambassador by the Honourable Minister of Water Resources.-Details;In his address, Engr. Adamu charged […]

Pay your tax, LIRS tells Laycon after BBNaija win

The Lagos Internal Revenue Service has urged the winner of the 2020 edition of the Big Brother Nigeria reality TV show, Olamilekan ‘Laycon’ Agbeleshe, to pay his tax. The agency made this known in a tweet to congratulate and commend Laycon for the achievement. “Congratulations @itsLaycon winner @BBNaija Lockdown edition. More wins!! We look forward […]

You’re too small to bring me down, Mike Ezuronye slams Kunle Afolayan

Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuronye has berated popular movie producer, Kunle Afolayan, on his official Instagram page on Sunday. The rant comes after Afolayan uploaded a screenshot where one Mwandu Chibwe accused Ezuronye of fraudulent activities. Reacting on his page, the actor said he no longer respects Afolayan for not coming to him before posting the […]