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Beat FM, Hennessy Search For Hottest Rapper

•Olisa Adibua

Funsho Arogundade Beat FM, Nigeria’s leading urbane radio station, has announced the kick off of a new hip-hop show to discover and promote budding rappers on the Nigerian entertainment scene. Tagged “The VS Class Show” and produced in partnership with premium cognac brand, Hennessy, the show will select the hottest rappers in town who will […]

Nigerian TV/Radio Stations May End Music Ban

Chief Tony Okoroji, COSON chairman

After nearly a month of cold war, a truce may be imminent in the feud between the Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON and the Nigerian broadcasting industry under the auspices of Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, BON, and independent Broadcasting Association of Nigeria, IBAN. Chief Tony Okoroji, Chairman, COSON, confirmed this in his New Year message […]

Onyeka Onwenu, M.I. Unveiled as Glo X-Factor Judges


Seun Bisuga Veteran singer and journalist, Onyeka Onwenu, rapper Jude Abaga, popularly known as M.I. and Ghana’s Reggie Rockstone, have been named as judges in the debut season of Glo’s X-Factor music television show, the world’s biggest singing reality television show. Onwenu’s experience and versatility come handy for the music show that aims to discover […]

Anti-polio vaccination radio show suspended

The Nigerian National Broadcasting Commission on Friday placed a suspension order on a programme, “Sanda Girma” on Wazobia FM in Kano. The suspension was announced in a press statement issued on Friday and signed by the commission’s Head of Public Affairs, Malam Awwalu Salihu. It explained that the action resulted from a violation of Section […]

Cable TV days are numbered with Intel challenge

Intel TV: Google joins the fray

Computer chip giant Intel said Tuesday it is making a set-top box for delivering movies and more to televisions in an Internet-based challenge to traditional cable services. Intel spokesman Jon Carvill told AFP that the California company later this year will “bring an offering to market that brings together live television, on-demand content, and a […]

Actors Return To Location For Face-2-Face

Nigerian Actor Sunday Omobolanle, better known as Aluwe, has hit location for a fresh season of Face-2-Face, a comedy series from the stable of AK Media Concepts. Other actors currently on the location include Kunle Tokunbo Makinde a.k.a Dejo Tunfulu, Yemi Remi, Baba Mukuro and Kay Factor. In this new season, Jude Ororha will be […]

Prince Ademola Brings Movie Stars To Ayobo

•Bukky Wright

The sleepy town of Ayobo, Ipaja, Lagos, will come alive on 27 December, when the crème de la crème of the Yoruba film industry storm the area for an event tagged Bada Unity Back on Stage. The event, organised by the area’s coordinator of Association of Nigeria Theatre Practitioners (A.N.T.P), Prince Okiki Ademola, will have in […]

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