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Lai backtracks, denies saying ‘music, film we consume must be made in Nigeria’

Lai backtracks, denies saying ‘music, film we consume must be made in Nigeria’

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, has done a turnaround on his statement that there will be no more shooting of movies/music videos outside Nigeria. During a visit to the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), the minister was quoted by NAN as saying, “government has agreed that henceforth, whatever we consume in Nigeria in

JUST IN: Armed robbers attack top Nigerian actors, Odunlade Adekola, Mr. Latin

Two popular Nigerian actors, Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Mr Latin, and Odunlade Adekola were attacked by armed robbers on Saturday night. The actors were returning from a Glo music show in Ijebu-Ode, when their cars ran into the armed robbers who had laid siege along Ilishan-Sagamu road. Mr Latin narrated the ordeal to PREMIUM TIMES

INTERVIEW: Zee World is taking over… our wives watch it all day long, says Victor Osuagwu

Victor Osuagwu has for many years entertained fans of Nollywood with his comic roles and animated interpretations of his characters. But in the past few years, his works and television presence have become few and far between – a situation the actor chalks up to growth and interests in other ventures. In this interview with

After squabbling for months, Mercy Aigbe’s husband says ‘I’m sorry, I still love you’

Lanre Gentry, husband of Mercy Aigbe has apologised to the Nollywood actress, saying he’s tired of the lingering social media war of words between them. Their rift started when Mercy Aigbe moved out of her matrimonial home, accusing her estranged husband of domestically abusing her for several years. Despite the domestic abuse case being in

I don’t care what people say, I badly want to get back to music, says Omotola Jalade

After 22 years in the movie industry, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Nollywood actress, who was among the 2013 Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world, has surely made her mark as an actress. In this interview with TheCable Lifestyle, the 39-year-old entertainer spoke about getting married early, music, her new movie Alter Ego, and how

One Music Africa Fest London exposes shortcomings of Nigerian artistes

Some of the Nigerian artistes who performed at Saturday night’s One Africa Music Fest in London should be compelled to share their fee with the effervescent audience. Why? Because they literally served as backup singers and support system for Nigerian artistes who were unable to hold their own and deliver their notes flawlessly. ‘Flawlessly’ is