I’m Connecting People, Changing The Entertainment Industry-Says Bamidele Nigerian Musician

WARRI/Nigeria: Humanitarian and Entrepreneur, Adebiyi Michael Bamidele has said, he is putting concerted efforts to connect people and change the phase of the entertainment sector. The Atlanta based Business Mogul said, since his advent into music, he has worked with top brands and award winning Artists to promote genres of music. The Accounting and Business Administration Graduate of Tuskegee University, Alabama, has helped in the establishment of Grace Orphanage, and Hope Orphanage, Akure, where kids are being catered for. According to Prayer Pemu, who is a business Associate of Adebiyi,…

Basement Search Reality TV Show Audition Starts in 7 Nigeria Cities …25M Worth Of Prizes, Car Gift Up For Grabs

ASABA/Nigeria: As its contribution to the development of the Movie Industry in Nigeria, Basement Africa Productions, and entertainment company in Nigeria, has announced dates for the commencement of the 2021 edition of the Basement Search Reality TV Show. In press statement by the Chief Executive Officer, CEO of the company, Engr. Okiemute, today April 8, 2021, stated that this year’s edition is tagged, “The Film Makers Edition” with the expected winner going home with a car gift and other items worth Twenty Five, (N25million), at the end of the show.…

Nigeria after Successful Run at World’s Top Film Festivals …Acclaimed Nigerian film to premiere in Lagos on Sunday April 18

LAGOS/Nigeria:  GDN Studios, part of The Guardian Group, has announced the premiere and cinema release of its debut film Eyimofe (This is My Desire), following an extensive tour of the global film festival circuit. The movie will have its Nigerian premiere on Sunday, April 18, just days before opening in cinemas on Friday, April 23. Eyimofe has been praised by international audiences, festival directors, critics and industry media as an outstanding effort by Arie and Chuko Esiri, brothers and co-directors of their first feature film. The movie takes an unflinching…

Tributes Pour As Bunny Wailer Goes Home To Meet Bob Marley And Peter Tosh (OPINION)

By Isaac Asabor In 2016, after spending 90 minutes on stage before an excited full-house at Boston’s Paradise nightclub, where he was reported to have ably dusted off old classics and new songs, and admirably seen by most of his fans dressed all in white, with his gray dreads swirling on his head like the top of a soft-serve ice cream cone, he ostensibly felt the absence of his musical partners, Peter Tosh and Bob Marley, and said, “Peter gone, Bob gone. You da only one dere”. With his mournful…

OPINION: Using Music To Speak Truth To Power

By Isaac Asabor There is no denying the fact that music has existed for centuries, and has the record of being the most condemned medium of entertainment as it is widely considered to be a source of noise pollution. Even though the most condemned as a noise pollutant, it has spread faster than other sources of entertainment and relaxation could catch up with and outlived them. Its soothing and therapeutic power is even at the moment been felt by millions of people all over the world. Little wonder it is…

DBS GM Oteri, Motivates Staff With Awards

WARRI/Nigeria: The General Manager of Delta Broadcasting Service Warri operator of Delta Rainbow Television, DRTV and Melody FM , Warri, PST. Malcolm Oteri has motivated workers of the establishment with awards of excellence in order to encourage them to put in their more best. PST. Oteri while welcoming staff and commending them for their effort in making sure the establishment live up to expectation, praised the management team for their support in making things work for good. He congratulated staff of DBS,  saying management appreciate them especially those who have…

OPEN LETTER: Ernest Asuzu-Sleep On As No One Was There For You

By Isaac Asabor Ordinarily, when an open letter, such as this, is sent to anyone, it is often expected that it will be received and acknowledged. Sadly, the person I am sending this letter to will never give a reply to it, like he would have done just 2 days ago as his wife said he slumped on Tuesday, January 27, 2020, evening and never woke up. However, I must confess that I was inspired to write this letter on the strength of my belief in African mythology. You may…

Okowa congratulates Ace Comedian, Gordons, at 50

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has congratulated award-winning ace comedian, Godwin Komone, popularly known as “Gordons” as he clocked 50 on Jan. 15 In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Saturday in Asaba, Okowa said Gordons was a quintessential comedian whose contributions to the development of the entertainment industry, especially comedy, in Nigeria were remarkable. He extolled the comedian, who is a chief in Udu Kingdom in the state, for his patriotism, humility, mentorship and support to budding talents, adding that he remained a…

PMAN Challenges Nigerian Youths To Believe In Selves

ASABA/Nigeria: A call has gone to Nigeria youths to believe in themselves and never to neglect their career because a man’s gift makes a way for him. The Chairman of Performing Musicians of Nigeria, Oshimili South Chapter, Comrade Ikechukwu Aniche, made the call in a chat with newsmen at his office in Asaba. The Pman Chairman called on upcoming musician’s not to relent in their dreams, because music business according to him, was not a tea party, adding that they should be focus to enable them succeed. He advised them…

Okowa Mourns Veteran Nollywood Producer, Chico Ejiro

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has expressed sadness over the passing of veteran Nollywood film maker, Chico Ejiro. Born Chico Maziakpono, the renowned movie producer, director and scriptwriter, who died at 51, hails from Ozoro in Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta. He reportedly died on Friday in Lagos after a brief illness. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Okowa condoled with the Ejiro family, Nollywood community, the people of Ozoro and Isoko nation on the untimely passing of a consummate film maker.…