Adesua shines in new action film, ‘Muna’/newsheadline247
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Banky W’s wife, Adesua shines in new action film, ‘Muna’

Nigeria’s superstar actress, Adesua Etomi-Wellington spotted in a five-star display of excellent martial arts skills in the intense trailer for a new film, ‘Muna’. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ‘Muna’ is a Nollywood-Hollywood action crossover, which stars Adesua as the titular lead and was directed by Kevin Nwankwor. The film, written by Unoma Read more

NBC axes AIT, Raypower as Daar communications loses broadcasting licence/newsheadline247
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NBC axes AIT, Raypower as Daar communications loses broadcasting licence

The Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation has (NBC) has suspended the broadcasting licence of Daar Communications, owners of AIT television and Raypower radio station, Nigeria’s first private radio station. The suspension was announced on Thursday in Abuja by the Director-General of the NBC Modibbo Kawu. Daar Communications, owned by Raymond Dokpesi had earlier been accused of violating Read more

Forbes ranks Rihanna world’s richest female musician ahead of Beyoncé, Madonna/newsheadline247
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Forbes ranks Rihanna world’s richest female musician ahead of Beyoncé, Madonna

Singer, makeup entrepreneur, lingerie designer and now the first black woman to head a top luxury fashion house — Rihanna has racked up a $600 million fortune to become the world’s richest female musician, Forbes said Tuesday. The 31-year-old — born Robyn Rihanna Fenty in Barbados — has amassed wealth exceeding that of Madonna ($570 million), Celine Dion ($450 million) and Read more

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Police arrest Regina Daniel’s brother weeks after marriage to Ned Nwoko

The Police in Delta State have arrested Lawrence Daniels, the elder brother to Nollywood actress Regina, barely two weeks after she got married to billionaire politician, Ned Nwoko. The video of the arrest which went viral on social media showed Lawrence in handcuff. Regina’s mother Rita Daniels, in the video, claimed it was the fourth Read more

Fulani Radio: Charlyboy faults Buhari, says Obasanjo, Jonathan did not create any for Yoruba, Niger Delta/newsheadline247
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Fulani Radio: Charlyboy faults Buhari, says Obasanjo, Jonathan did not create any for Yoruba, Niger Delta

Charlyboy, a maverick entertainer and activist, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari’s government over the proposed plan to establish a Fulani radio station. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu had reportedly said that the Federal Government had acquired an Amplitude Modulation broadcast radio license for herdsmen as part of efforts to end perennial farmers-herders’ clashes. Adamu added Read more

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Naira Marley: We are not after musicians —EFCC

The acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu said on Wednesday that the Commission was not going after musicians. He made this statement while speaking on the prosecution of musician, Afeez Fashola, a.k.a Naira Marley, for charges bordering on internet fraud at an interactieve session with artistes, comedians and On-Air-Personalities in Abuja. The Read more

Tonto Dikeh signs record N100m mega-deal with Zikel cosmetics/newsheadline247
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Tonto Dikeh signs record N100m mega-deal with Zikel cosmetics

Despite being entangled in controversies, Nollywood star actress, Tonto Dikeh has reportedly signed a record N100 million deal with Zikel Cosmetics. The mouth-watering deal makes her the first Nigerian celebrity to be paid such amount for being an ambassador of a makeup brand in Africa. Dikeh, a mother of one revealed the details of her Read more

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Nigeria: New Access to Premium Local TV Channels Enabled via Satellite

Nigeria’s latest free-to-air (FTA) local channel bouquet, “PREMIUM.FREE”, has enabled local television broadcast audiences access to 13 new premium channels which are custom-made for African viewers. These include multinational language channels like Cinema Hausa, and popular African lifestyle channels such as True African. Delivered via SES satellites, this innovative channel bouquet is supplied by AfricaXP, Read more

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Submission of songs, videos commence as Africa Union unveils 6th AFRIMA calendar of events

The African Union Commission, AUC, has formally unveiled the 2019 All Africa Music Awards, tagged; 6TH AFRIMA, calendar of events at the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday, May 13, 2019. In a press release signed by the Acting Director, Social Affairs Department, African Union Commission, Mr. Machacha Shepande, the first activity on Read more