Tagged: Ibadan

Comedian Akpororo blasts Daddy Freeze over tithing

Comedian, Akpororo threw jibes at Nigerian Ace Presenter and the leader of the Free the Sheeple Movement,  Daddy Freeze during the annual edition of ‘The Experience’ which took place in Lagos on Friday Night. Daddy Freeze has continued to counter pastors and celebrities on the issue of tithing in churches, he gets reactions from different people who counter his teachings at any given time. Akpororo, during his performance said if he was a pastor, he would wish to have an anointing which could turn people like Daddy Freeze into wall geckos so that he would stop talking and become harmless....

Friends abandoned me during Credit Card Case, Dammy Krane Reveals

Nigerian pop star,Oyindamola Johnson Emmanuel popularly known as Dammy Krane has disclosed that many fairweather friends abandoned him at the time of ordeal. In 2017, fans were shocked when news of his arrest became public and many mocked him for struggling to live like a “baller”. The Amin crooner maintained his innocence, he claimed that it was a mixup by a promoter who booked him on a private jet flight with a bogus credit card. While speaking for the first time since his arrest, trial for credit card fraud and subsequent acquittal in the United States, , he expressed his...

Here are the biggest snubs of the 2019 Grammy nominations

While the Grammy Awards have often been criticized for being out of touch, there’s plenty to celebrate about the 2019 nominations. The late rapper Mac Miller secured a posthumous nod for best rap album, while the outrageously gifted Kendrick Lamar led the pack with the most nominations. Janelle Monáe’s groundbreaking “Dirty Computer” is up for album of the year.” Female nominees dominated many of the major categories, including best new artist. But as many fans know, for every success from a major award show, there is usually a source of rage or confusion.   These are the 14 biggest snubs,...

Ango Abdullahi: Presidential system is corrupt, full of impunity

The convener of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NUF) Professor Ango Abdullahi, has alleged the deep-seated corruption in the country on the presidential system currently in practice, noting that the presidential system was not only “corruption-ridden but also full of impunity” The former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University, , who advocated for a return to parliamentary system of government, stressing that the system was more accountable than the presidential system, also stated that contrary to insinuations that the North was averse to restructuring, the region, indeed, “stands to benefit more.” This was just as he warned that denying Nigerians...

Mawuli Gavor, Olivia Orji’s kiss in ‘Obsession’win Best Kiss at 2018 BON awards

Ghanaian actor, Mawuli Gavor and Nollywood actress, Odera Olivia Orji have emerged winner of the ‘Best Kiss’ category at the 2018 Best Of Nollywood awards. Mawuli and Olivia’s kiss in ‘Obsession’ defeated three other pairs that were nominated for the category. Also nominated in the same category were, Bimbo Ademoye and Shawn Faqua in ‘Personal Assistant,’ Yemi Blaq and Ifu Ennada in ‘Obsession,’ and Eddy Watson and Victoria Egbuchere in ‘Blame.’ In 2015, Seun Akindele and Roseanne Marcel won the “Best Kiss in a Movie” award and to celebrate the win, the duo shared a kiss on stage of the...

Tope Oshin’s ‘We don’t live here anymore’ wins big at 2018 BON awards

Nigerian television and Film Director, Producer and Casting Director, Tope Oshin Ogun’s ‘We don’t live here anymore’ has won the award for the Best Movie of the Year at the 2018 Best Of Nollywood awards in Ibadan, Oyo State. The movie was awarded the Best Nollywood movie for 2018, after clinching 10 nominations in different categories of the award ceremony. In the same vein, Kabat Esosa Egbon’s two movies, ‘Ebomisi’ and ‘Queen of Queens’ won four awards at the awards ceremony. The movies won awards for ‘Best Special Effect,’ ‘Best Screenplay,’ ‘Best Costume in a movie,’ and ‘Best Soundtrack.’ While ‘Ebomisi’...

Ajimobi mourns late Iyalode of Ibadan, visits family

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has paid a condolence visit to the family of the 13th Iyalode of Ibadanland, Alhaja Aminat Abiodun, who died in the early hours of yesterday, about a fortnight to her 94th birthday on December 24. Alhaja Abiodun was the only female member of the Olubadan-in-Council, and With her position as the Iyalode, she represented the women in the Olubadan Advisory Council which is made up of 10 High Chiefs in the city as well as the Olubadan himself. The executive governor who visited the residence of the demise with members of the state executive,...

Iyalode of Ibadan, Dies at 94

The Palace of Olubadan of Ibadan, has been thrown into anxiety over the death of the 13th Iyalode of Ibadanland, Alhaja Aminat Abiodun. It was reported that the only female member of the Olubadan-in-Council, died in the early hours of yesterday, about a fortnight to her 94th birthday on December 24. Although no official confirmation of her death yet from the palace of the Olubadan but Palace aide said there were processes to follow before the palace would officially announce the demise of an High Chief of the Iyalode’s status. It was gathered that a traditional message was sent to...

Secondary school student shot dead by police in Ibadan.

A secondary school student was allegedly shot dead by police during a violent protest in Oyo state. It was alleged that the student was trying to attack the policeman during the protest before he was shot dead. Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Mild Drama as Fire alarm goes off at Gtbank Bodija today.

Mild Drama as Fire alarm goes off at GTBank Bodija Today. You all know how banking halls get to be jam-packed on a Monday morning right? Now imagine a rumour of a fire outbreak right inside a fully packed banking hall! Can you imagine the commotion! Read more… FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email