My ex-girlfriend inspired my latest single –Doggext

What are you currently up to? I have a new song out there titled, ‘That kind Thing’. It’s enjoying massive rotation in radio stations and TV. The video is also available online for viewing. It was directed and shot by unlimited LA. My ex- girlfriend is the inspiration behind my latest single, ‘That Kind Thing’. She made me feel like I’m the luckiest guy in the world. We don’t talk anymore but I still feel the same way about her. Why the name, Doggext? ‘Doggext’ is a fusion of the…

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Aliko Dangote takes centre stage on 60th birthday

Like the sun lights up the sky, Kano born money bag, Aliko Dangote’s astounding record manifests as inscription for all and sundry; the requirements of business success. It’s awe-inspiring how his records tell of him. On the premise, no amount of celebration would be excessive to appreciate the rareness of Aliko, a fellow of remarkable standing. The doyen of the business world, who recently hit the milestone age of 60, many would readily agree possesses some traits that have endeared him, hence, it was all about him days ago when…

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Efe wins N25m, SUV BBN grand prize

Nigerian rapper, songwriter, actor and reality television show star, Ejeba Efe Michael, known simply as Efe, has won the Big Brother Naija 2017, beating the other four finalist to take home the with a the grand prize of N25million and an SUV at stake. It was the climax of tension soaked but colourful night of music and performances that saw Tuface and Tiwa Savage thrill the audience. The Director, M-Net West Africa, Wangi Mba- Uzoukwu, presented the cheque of N25million to an elated Efe. The Delta State-born, Jos-based rapper and…

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I don’t feel old at 40 –Koffi

Koffi Idowu-Nuel, popularly called ‘Tha Guru and Beast of Comedy’ is Nigeria’s most versatile entertainer, comedian, actor, singer, playwright and producer. He’s also a great compere, having hosted big events across various sectors of the economy. Koffi recently released his memoir, ‘Beauty of the Beast: The Scars that made me a Star’ when he celebrated his 40th birthday and nine years wedding anniversary. In this interview with VANESSA OKWARA, he goes down memory lane to recount how it all started Who is Koffi? I’m born to a Togolese mum and…

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Praiz Soulful singer

Praise Ugbede Adejo also known as Praiz is a Nigerian singer, songwriter and music producer who shot to limelight when he featured in the 2008 edition of MTN’s Project Fame. He is best known for his hit tracks, ‘Rich and Famous’, ‘Mercy’ and ‘Oshey’ featuring African music legend, Awilo Logomba. Praiz, a native of Igala in Kogi State was born in Lagos but later relocated to Kaduna in 1992 after his father was transferred there on a missionary work. He is the second child out of four children. He has…

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WHY I LEFT ADVERTISING, JOURNALISM FOR ACTING –ADAMS

Celebrated actor, graphic artist, show host and content producer, Paul Adams, turned 60 in January this year. In this interview, the Edo State-born artiste looks back on journey. He also talks about Nollywood, women and other issues. TONY OKUYEME reports How does it feel to be 60? I think it gives a sense of achievement, not materially or financially. This is a journey many embark on when they came into this world and some have checked out along the way; and I am still here. It gives a sense of…

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Anxiety mounts as Big Brother Naija ends Sunday

Who will win the ‘Big Brother Naija’? Indeed, who among the five finalists will take home the N25m and an SUV prize at stake? That is the question on the minds of millions of viewers across Africa as the battle climaxes this Sunday amidst palpable anxiety and expectations. Big Brother Naija is the second season of the Nigerian version of the reality show Big Brother. Ex-housemate Ebuka Obi-Uchendu from season one is the host. The season began broadcasting on 22 January 2017 and is slated to end after 78 days….

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