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Contestant Breaks Down At Nigerian Idol Auditions

Oredu Agbenu Barbara

Funsho Arogundade It was an extreme case of self-disappointment as Oredu Agbenu Barbara broke down at the Benue regional auditions of music reality show, Nigerian Idol after performing in front of the judges. The 20-year-old student felt disappointed at herself and her performance of Rihanna’s song, Man Down. “I really don’t know what happened, I […]

Funke Akindele, Others For Africa Magic Award

Funke Akindele: comedy award

Funsho Arogundade As Africa’s film and television industry heavyweights arrive Lagos, Nigeria for the 2014 AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards, holding at Eko Hotel and Suites on Saturday 8 March, Nigeria’s top actresses, Funke Akindele, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Nkiru Sylvanus and Ivie Okujaye are expected to command the spotlight as they jostle for the award in various […]

M-Net Africa Boss, Biola Alabi, Quits

•Abiola Alabi, MD, M-Net Africa: Resigns

Funsho Arogundade Few days to the second edition of AfricaMagic Viewers Choice Awards, AMVCA, Mrs Abiola Alabi, Managing Director, M-Net Africa, has resigned her appointment with the multinational cable/satellite content company. Though leaving the company at this auspicious time has been mired in controversies, Alabi, P.M.NEWS learnt, tendered her resignation letter some days ago but […]

Nigerian Idol 4 Hits Screen

Darey Art Alade, Nneka Egbun and Dede Mabiaku at Nigerian Idol Season 4 press launch

Funsho Arogundade As the first episode for Season 4 of Nigerian Idol, TV reality music show, sponsored by Etisalat is expected to air on 1 March, contestants in turn hold their breaths as judges decide who makes the next stage. The auditions came to an end with a three-day session in Lagos last weekend. Elvis […]

Iroko TV Boss’ Dad Shows Up 33 Yrs After

Jason Njoku

Funsho Arogundade For 33 years and two months, Jason Chukwuma Njoku, Nigerian internet tycoon and founder of highly successful online television platform, IROKO TV, has lived without knowing his biological father. But last week, the young tech entrepreneur went on the Twitter to announce an attempt by his absentee dad to reunite with him after […]

Nigerian Idol 4 Combs Calabar For Talents

•L-R: Dayo Adeyelure; Winner, Nigerian Idol season 1, Yeka Onka; Nigerian Idol Season 4 Judge, Nneka; and Director, Brands and Communications, Etisalat Nigeria, Enitan Denloye at the Calabar auditions of Nigerian Idol Season 4

Funsho Arogundade Following the success of auditions in Benin and Port-Harcourt, thousands of youths in the culture-rich state of Cross River and its environs recently made their way to Monty Suites, Calabar, Cross River State, with the hope of getting the judges’ approval for the next round of the Etisalat-sponsored music reality show, Nigerian Idol. […]

Osas Ighodaro, IK To Host 2014 AMVCA

•Osas Ighodaro

As the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) approaches, the trio of IK Osakioduwa, Osas Ighodaro and Vimbai Mutinhiri have been announced as anchors of the proposed event billed to hold in Lagos on Saturday, 8 March 2014. The event will be aired live on DStv and GOtv to over 50 countries on the continent. […]

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