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Davido, Simi Headies Biggest Winners

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Singer Davido and vocal powerhouse Simi, were the biggest winners at the 12th Headies Awards on Saturday. The Headies (previously known as Hip Hop World Awards), since 2006 has been recognising and celebrating outstanding achievement in Nigeria’s music industry. Simi carted home the Best RnB Single for Smile for Me, the Best […]

In Retrial, Bill Cosby Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The jury in Bill Cosby’s retrial found the TV icon guilty of all three counts of aggravated indecent assault on Thursday for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his home in a Philadelphia suburb in 2004. The 80-year-old comedian faces up to 10 years in prison on each count, but is […]

Dbanj Launches Script Writing Platform For Actors

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Music star, Oladapo Oyebanji, a.k.a Dbanj, on Wednesday said that a platform for Nigerian talented actors to showcase their scripts for sponsorship would be launched May 1. He disclosed this during the 2018 Nigerian Entertainment Conference with the theme “Understanding Emerging Markets, Trends and Opportunities” in Lagos. Dbanj who established similar platform […]

Surgery: Davido Donates N15m to Lagos Airport Staff

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A female worker at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, became a beneficiary of N15 million from popular musician Davido, a gesture to offset her medical bills. The `IF’ and `FIA’ hits maker posted the video on his Instagram Story @davidoofical to share the joy of being appreciated after the surgery was […]

Bayelsa Organises Easter Fest to Boost Youths Engagement

Photo: Governor Henry Seriake Dickson _______________________ (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Bayelsa State Government has called on residents ‎of the state to come out en masse on Sunday 1st to participate in the Restoration Easter Fest which will hold at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Center Yenagoa The event scheduled for 5:00 pm on that day is jointly […]

Unity at Last As Mo Hits Members; Don Jazzy, D’Banj Announce ‘Reunion Tour’

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – If the current exchange of posts on socio media among members of the defunct Mo Hits Squad is anything to go by, then reunion among the parted members may be imminent. This is evident in Marvin Records boss – Don Jazzy and Koko Master, D’ Banj and Michael Collins have […]

UBA Premieres Most Anticipated Movie of the Year #Black Panther

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Pan African Financial Institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc again showcased its footprint in the world of entertainment as it premiered the most anticipated movie of the year #BlackPanther, A Night in Wakanda. The movie which was hosted by TV personality Ebuka Obi-Uchendu premiered over the weekend at Imax Cinemas in […]

Iyanya Leaves Mavin Records

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A former winner of Project Fame and Nigerian Singer, Iyanya Mbuk has confirmed his exit from the popular Mavin Records. Iyanya made the confirmation Wednesday during an interview on Lagos based Radio Station, Beat FM and monitored by AFRICAN EXAMINER. He disclosed that he has signed with another company, Temple […]

Artists Cry Foul as Burkina Faso Music Honored at Grammys

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – For musicians from the West African nation of Burkina Faso, a nomination for a Grammy Award should have been the crowning achievement of a musical career. Instead, musicians based in Bobo-Dioulasso, whose work is featured on the three-disk compilation “Bobo Yeye,” didn’t even know they had been nominated or that the album […]

Wizkid Blasts African Award Organizers over Discrimination, Backstage Politics

By Niyi Adeyi   (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Best International Act #MOBO award winner Wizkid has taken a swipe at the local award organizers who demote African artistes at shows. The award winning Nigerian singer submitted that the offensive conduct was totally in contradiction to international artistes. Wizkid whose original name is Ayo Balogun made […]

Kiss Daniel Denies Allegation Of Breach of Contract

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Barely 24 hours after the accusation, singer Anidugbe Oluwatobiloba Daniel, also known as Kiss Daniel has reacted to the allegation of breach of contract levelled against him, by his former record label company, G-worldwide. Consequently, the record company has dragged the musician to the court, claiming that the seven years deal signed […]

Bank W’s Wedding Didn’t Outshine Mine –Oritsefemi Replies Critics

Photo: Oritsefemi and wife BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – After his society wedding two weeks ago, with Nabilah, the ‘‘Double Wahala For Deadi Body” remix master Oritsefemi has counseled the social media hawks to save themselves some stress and stop the needless comparison of his union with his wife with another colleague – Bankole Wellington- Banky W. […]

#MOBO Award: Elated Whizkid Thanks Fans Over Victory

By Niyi Adeyi BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian young pop singer Ayo Balogun popularly called Whizkid has thanked his fans over his big win – the year’s Best International Act #MOBO awards. Whizkid was declared the winner of the prestigious award Thursday. Speaking via his social media accounts, Balogun wrote: “Big up the whole […]

Psquare: Paul Okoye Regrets Breakup With Brother, Peter

By Niyi Adeyi BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian pop singer, Paul Okoye has regretted the break up with his twin brother, Peter Okoye – both who formerly shared Psquare as their stage name.   Paul disclosed this Wednesday while featuring on a Lagos based private Radio Station – Beats FM. Rudeboy (Paul’s new stage […]

Tuface Wants African Leaders to Stop Human Trafficking

Photo: Tuface Idibia By Niyi Adeyi   LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Nigerian pop music icon Innocent Ujah Idibia aka Tuface and 2Baba has called on the African Leaders to act fast and put final stop to the heart-rending story of slavery going on Libya. Idibia Tuesday took to his Instagram handle: @official2baba and posted […]

Krump Studios Partners Stakeholders to Promote Abuja Tourism

By Eric Ojo, Abuja (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As part of its mandate, Krump Dance Studios has unveiled its plan to partner with other relevant stakeholders in promoting and projecting Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital city, as an attractive tourist centre through music, poetry and other forms of art in motion. Krump Dance Studios, a service oriented […]

Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters Wins Miss Universe

Photo: Miss Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. In a beauty contest which Sunday night in Las Vegas, USA, Nel-Peters 22, defeated the first runner-up, Miss Colombia; Laura González and second runner-up, Miss Jamaica, Davina Bennett. Stephanie Abasi, who represented Nigeria was not among the […]

I was Disgraced Out Of Boxing, Before Joining Acting -Mr Ibu

Photo: Popular Nollywood Actor Mr. John Okafor BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Popular hilarious Nollywood actor Mr. John Okafor has revealed that his sojourn into acting is accidental, as he originally aspired to become a professional boxer. Despite the fact that he has been progressing in it, Okafor, also called Mr. Ibu said the story of […]

‘I add more Weight; not Pregnant’, Tiwa Savage Says

By Niyi Adeyi, Lagos LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Popular Nigerian pop singer, Tiwa Savage has dispelled the pregnancy rumour recently being wielded around her. Savage in her latest Instagram post, specifically denied the gesture that she has taken in; but confirmed instead, she only added weight. “YEPKA Sorry this isn’t true guys. “Just gained […]

With 7 Laurels, Bruno Mars Shines At American Music Award

Photo: Bruno Mars By Niyi Adeyi BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Popular singer and songwriter, Bruno Mars Sunday led the packs of other awardees at the 2017 edition of the American Music Awards AMA. Mars alone won seven different awards at the ceremony which was hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross and took place at the […]

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