Okowa Mourns Veteran Nollywood Actress, Rachael Oniga

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the Oniga family, Urhobo nation and Nollywood over the passing of veteran actress, Rachael Oniga. . The renowned movie star, who hails from Eku in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta, reportedly died on Friday in Lagos. She was 64. In a statement in Asaba on Saturday by Mr Olisa Ifeajika, his Chief Press Secretary, Okowa expressed bewilderment at the passing of Oniga, saying she was a consummate actress whose demise was a huge loss to Delta and Nigeria. He…

Okowa Congratulates African Poetry Prize Winner, Othuke Umukoro

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated budding poet, Othuke Umukoro, for emerging winner of Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2021. Okowa’s felicitation with the Olomoro in Isoko South of Delta-born poet was conveyed in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika in Asaba. He described Umukoro, a teacher, as one of Nigeria’s brightest exports to the literary world, noting that the global community was yet to see the best from him. The governor lauded the University of Ibadan graduate for his brilliant contribution to poetry…

Okowa Congratulates Nobel Laureate, Soyinka, At 87

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday congratulated literary giant and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, as he clocks 87. Prof. Soyinka, a 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature winner, was the first sub-Saharan African to be honoured in that category. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa rejoiced with the literary icon on the anniversary, noting that Soyinka had remained one of Nigeria’s greatest pride and biggest export to the world. Okowa stated that Soyinka’s many years of outstanding accomplishments and consistency…

Okowa Congratulates RMD at 60

ASABA/Nigeria: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated multi-talented and award-winning actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, popularly known as “RMD” as he clocks 60. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Tuesday in Asaba, Okowa said RMD was a quintessential actor whose contributions to the development of the entertainment industry in Nigeria were remarkable. He extolled the Aladja-born actor, who was Commissioner for Culture and Tourism during the administration of Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan in the state, for his patriotism, humility, mentorship and support to budding talents,…

J Money Teams Up With DJ Kaywise, Dishes Out New Single “Raise Shoulder“

LAGOS/Nigeria: J Money whose real name is Sylvester Imonikhe has teamed up with a popular Nigeria DJ, Kaywise to release yet another banger titled “Raise Shoulder.” The streetwise tune by J Money  and DJ Kaywise trending in all music blogs and radio and TV stations across Nigeria is meant to eulogise the common man on the street all over the world. The chord pride his fans to ditch the troubles of this world and hold their head up while “RAISE SHOULDER”. No doubt, Jmoney is a big wig that has…

Delta Building Infrastructure For Sustainable Tourism Development – Ejiofor

ASABA/Nigeria: Delta government on Wednesday, said it was building infrastructure for sustainable tourism development in the state. Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Engr. Lawrence Ejiofor, stated this while addressing journalists after inspection of the Asaba Leisure Park and Film Village Projects. Ejiofor who was in company with his Information counterpart, Mr Charles Aniagwu, said that the state government was committed to building sustainable infrastructure to boost tourism potentials in the state. “If you were here before we commenced this project, you will appreciate what we have done so far. We…

ENTERTAINMENT: Let’s Encourage, Celebrate Achievements Of Others, Queen Biobele Advises

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Crowned Queen of Little Miss Damsel, 2020, has charged kids to celebrate the achievements of other children, as this is a means of uplifting themselves. Queen Biobele Longjohn stated this, in a post on her social media page, @littlemissdamselnigeria, when she attended a children’s empowerment programme in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. For you to be able to go far in life, you must celebrate the achievements of others. Even as we gather here to train our minds on the future, let us enlighten ourselves on what…

AGN President, Emeka Rollas Confirms the Endorsement of Basement Search Reality TV Show

WARRI/Nigeria: Mr. Emeka Rollas, the President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has confirmed that the body has endorsed the Basement Search Reality TV Show, saying the project when concluded will provide new stars that can take over from the big names in the industry when the time comes. According to Oasis Magazine, the AGN President, who was one of the judges at the Abuja audition, said over 300 persons showed up for the audition, adding that it was eventful. ”We closed Abuja audition at about twelve midnight. It was…

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.…