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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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

Davido Mourns Late Friends; Declines Performance At Felabration

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Popular Nigerian hip-hop singer David Adeleke – Davido has declared that he is currently mourning and on account of this, will not attend and perform at the year’s Felabration Wednesday.   The singer last weekend lost two of his friends including Mr. Olugbenga Abiodun aka Olu and Tagbo. Speaking via his Snapchat […]

Minister Mourns Death of Kannywood Veteran, Yero

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed his condolences to the friends and family of veteran Kannywood Actor Kasimu Yero, who died on Sunday in Kaduna. In a statement issued in Lagos on Monday, the Minister described the late Yero as an iconic actor who, along with other thespians […]

ENTERTAINMENT – REDTV’s ‘Here and Now: The Adventures of TASA’ Returns

REDTV, the dynamic online lifestyle channel that spotlights Africa with a distinct global appeal is set to drop the second season of its original series, Here and Now: The Adventures of TASA. The show, which documents the experiences of 4 young women, Taje Prest, Ajifa Atuluku, Seyitan Atigarin and Amiola Aguda, focuses on the real […]

Florida Police Slam 9 Felony Charges Against Dammy Krane Over Possession, Use of Fake Credit Cards

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  Police in Florida, USA has slammed nine counts felony charge against the Nigerian popular singer, Dammy Krane, for allegedly being in possession of seven fake credit cards. The 23-year-old musician was first arrested over the alleged crime on June 1, 2017 at Opa-locka Executive Airport in Miami Dade, Florida. The […]

Roger Moore aka James Bond Dies at 89

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Actor Sir Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. He played the famous spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and A View to a Kill. Sir Roger’s family confirmed the news on Twitter, saying he had died after “a […]

Fidelity Bank Restates Commitment to Entertainment Industry

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Fidelity Bank Plc on Monday reiterated its resolve to support operators in the entertainment industry. The bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, said this on the Fidelity SME Forum monitored on Inspiration FM, which he anchored yesterday. The programme had popular comedian, Atunyota Akporobomerere, whose stage name is Ali Baba. Okonkwo […]

Firm Begins Music Talent Hunt in South East, Winner Gets Record Deal

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu (African Examiner) – A Lagos based promotional outfit, ‘Grounded Promotions Entertainment’, has unveiled a music talent search aimed at discovering and sponsoring hidden music talents that abound in parts of South East Nigeria. Chief Executive officer, (CEO) of the organisation, Mr. Ebigbo Emeka Stanley, fondly called Bond, who briefed some selected […]

Former Miss Anambra, De-Crowned over Lesbian Video, Raises Alarm Over Threat to Her Life

By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Awka NIGERIA,  (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Recently de-crowned winner of the Anambra state 2015 Miss Beauty Pageant, Chidinma Okeke,has raised the alarm of alleged threat to her life. The former miss Anambra was de-crowned following the appearance of a lesbian sex video involving her and another girl. She said the lesbian sex video […]

Information Minister Greets King Sunny Ade at 70

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has congratulated juju star King Sunny Ade on his 70th birthday, describing him as a cultural icon and a trail blazer. In a statement issued in LagosThursday, the Minister hailed King Sunny Ade’s contribution to the growth of Nigerian music, which […]

Hollywood Actress, Angelina Jolie Files Suit For Divorce

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from her husband, Brad Pitt. The actress’s Lawyer Robert Offer who confirmed Jolie’s action indicated that her “decision was made for the health of the family”. In a statement, Offer added her client would not be commenting, as well as asked that […]

Hollywood Actress Amanda Abbington Robbed At Emmy Awards

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Sherlock actress Amanda Abbington has alleged that her purse was stolen from under her seat while collecting a prize at the Emmy Awards. Abbington in a tweet: narrated “We went up to collect the Emmy, did some press, came back to my seat and (someone) had nicked my purse from […]

Davido Music Worldwide, Stars, Begin UK Tour September

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Musicians on Davido’s label – Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) are scheduled to tour the United Kingdom (UK) between September and November, 2016. The trip will touch eight UK cities, where the singers would perform at selected club gigs as well as visit top choice media platforms. Similarly, the tour would […]

Plus as Savage’s Profile Uploaded on Roc’s Website

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Notwithstanding the recent crash of her marriage, melodious singer, Tiwa Savage is forging ahead in her career, as her profile has been uploaded to Roc Savage’s profile on the site, catalogued her quotes; exposition on how her former husband Tunji Balogun otherwise called: Teebillz discouraged her from scripting songs for […]

Fela’s Children, Activists, Others In Historic 19 Years Remembrance Anniversary

LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – After 19 years of his death, Nigerian Afrobeat exponent Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s memory remains alive, as the children, fans and human rights activists Tuesday gathered and marked another historic remembrance anniversary. His children including the eldest son, Femi and his sister, Yeni in the mood of anniversary, cast their mind […]

Iyanya, Ex-Manager In Warm Parting; As Project Fame Winner Self-Labeled Album Debuts

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Former Project Fame winner, Iyanya’s Manager Ubi Franklin has congratulated the singer as he quits and floats his private record label. Franklin on his Instagram account posted: “Congratulations my brother forever”. In his account on the same social media platform, Iyanya indicated he was pleased to inform his fans that […]

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