30 September 2014

Must Watch! Banky W & Phyno in DJ Jimmy Jatt’s “E To Beh” Video


Cool DJ Jimmy Jatt has released the video to his track, ‘E to Beh’. The single is from his latest album – The Industry Volume 1.

‘E To Beh’, named after the popular Yoruba expression meaning “unstoppable” was shot in Lagos and directed by the Clarence Peters and produced by MasterKraft.

Nigeria has Nothing to Celebrate on Independence Day – Bola Tinubu


Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, has stated that Nigeria has nothing to celebrate on Independence Day, as “the nation has not flourished.”

Tinubu expressed his thoughts on the matter on Monday via a statement titled, A Return to Decency, Punch reports.

“We commemorate this Independence Day because the nation has survived despite its many challenges. We dare not celebrate because the nation has not flourished as it should. Fifty four years our national trek began with hope and promise, peace and unity.

Tiwa Savage, Don Jazzy, Phyno, 2Face & More! Find Out Which of Your Faves are Nominated for the 2014 Headies


The Headies have revealed this year’s nominees.

The unveil which premiered on HipTV today, Tuesday, September 30, 2014 was also revealed at a press briefing at the HipTV office in Allen, Lagos with some of the nominees and senior media representatives in attendance.

“This year’s nominees have shown that hard work and zeal with their music and we wish them goodluck at the awards.” Head of the jury, DJ Jimmy Jatt said during the press briefing.

Kim Kardashian Wears Sheer Pants With Wet Hair To Have Lunch With Rachel Zoe


Huh. We just realized Kim's been wearing black almost every day of her Paris trip.
Who wants to bet this was all on Kanye's orders? Right?!

Plus, it's very stereotypically Parisian to always wear black.

Anyway, Kimmy wore another sheer-leg pantsuit-type outfit to meet Rachel Zoe at a cafe yesterday. We're not really fans of this look.

Mistaken Identity! Agbani denies Endometriosis Story…Mistaken for Millen Magese


This past Sunday, ThisDay newspaper featured a story “revealing” Agbani Darego‘s endometriosis struggle. The article claimed the Nigerian beauty queen turned fashion entrepreneur disclosed details of her endometriosis struggle during the recent Native & Vogue Fashion Week in Port Harcourt.

9ice shares really adorable picture with his new born daughter

The singer turned politician showed off his new-born daughter, Michelle Abolanle Akande, on his instagram page today.

He welcomed the beautiful girl with his girlfriend, Sukanmi Ajala, last week.

Congrats to him

Nicki Minaj to host 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards


Nicki Minaj will host the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards, the network announced on Tuesday.

She will also perform on the show that will be beamed from the Hydro in Glasgow on Nov. 9.

Nicki Minaj tweeted to her more than 18 million followers;

“I will not only perform, but I have the honorable task of HOSTING this year’s #MTVEMA!!!!!!! AAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!”

She is also in the running for best female, hip-hop, biggest fans and best look.


Omotola Jalada Ekeinde, Joke Silva, Taiwo Akinkunmi & Others Receive 2014 National Honours Awards – See Photos


As part of the celebratory activities to mark Nigeria’s 54th Independence anniversary, the 2014 National Honours Awards ceremony held yesterday at the International Conference Center, Abuja.

A total of 313 people were conferred the awards for their outstanding contributions to society, ChannelsTv reports.

Ini Edo’s Marriage Crashes, Family Returns Bride Price


First, it was news about Tiwa Savage and hubby, Teebillz,and now, it is our beautiful actress, Ini Edo. Kemi Filani has revealed that the wedding of the Nigerian actress who started her acting career in the year 2000 has ended.
The marriage which was contracted in 2008 was said to have ended five weeks ago. The actress who has featured in more than 50 movies since the beginning of her career is said to be beaten by her husband all the time because she allegedly cheats on him.

Omoni Oboli Crowns Herself As A Very Qualified Movie Director


Nollywood actress Omoni Oboli became even more famous after her blue dress episode at the presidential villa with president Goodluck Jonathan.

The actress revealed that her competence as a movie director are baseless and irrelevant.
According to her,  the experience she gathered while on movie sets and at the New York Film Academy are enough to qualify her.

Loved the Deola by Deola Sagoe/CLAN SS14 Collection from NYFW? Watch the Showcase on the Runway!


We were all excited when Deola Sagoe‘s design label Deola and her daughters’ label CLAN hit the runway at Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week 2014; and the collections did not disappoint. Click here to see the collection. The collections were part sponsored by Access Bank.

The detail and aesthetic had everyone buzzing and we are excited to be sharing the video from their showcase today.

60 Soldiers to Face Trial for Mutiny in Abuja Today


A total of 60 soldiers will be arraigned before a general court martial today in Abuja for mutiny.

The soldiers are said to have committed mutiny on August 4, 2014 by declining to join troops in Maiduguri for an operation, Punch reports.

Murder, Mystery, Justice, Independence! Tripican.com presents the Kunle Afolayan Movie – “October 1″

The long-awaited Nollywood movie, October 1 hits the cinemas tomorrow, Wednesday 1st of October 2014.

The Kunle Afolayan movie will be screening at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, The Palms, Lekki; Silverbird Cinemas and Ozone Cinemas on Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd October respectively.

Tickets are available now on Tripican.com at N2,000. To view show times and buy ticket click: http://tripican.com/movies/showtimes/288_october_1.html

October 1 Film Gulped $2 Million- Kunle Afolayan


Nollywood actor/producer/director, Kunle Afolayan has revealed that his new movie, October 1 which was premiered yesterday at Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos cost nothing less than $2million [N320million]. He said: ‘It’s a $2million budget film’.

Airtel, Trace unveil Kenya's biggest mobile song contest


Airtel and Trace TV yesterday unveiled a mobile song competition dubbed "Airtel Trace Music Stars" at Zen Garden, Nairobi.

This becomes the first song contest of its kind that will provide an opportunity for Kenyan youth to compete with others across Africa by simply calling in a short code number.

Former President Obasanjo Goes Back To School At 77 !


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is not letting age deter him from achieving his dreams, the 77 year old going back to school y’all!
Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, is set to go back to school for a Master’s degree.

Today (Sept. 30) OBJ will formally enroll as a graduate student of the National Open University of Nigeria in Lagos, where he will be studying towards getting a Masters degree in Christian Theology. He is working towards getting a PHD, having received his Post Graduate Diploma in 2009.

Life After “Johnny” – Yemi Alade is the Mystreetz Magazine Cover Girl!


According to Sesan Adeniji, the publisher of Mystreetz Mag; ‘In a rising crescendo, her brand name is resonating within fans across Africa. Gradually and steadily, her music is crossing into more continents and her brand is staking a claim within the corporate world in Nigeria.

 With her endorsement as a brand ambassador for Bacardi Breezer, not forgetting her involvement with the Coke Studio Africa, it’s high time we realize; Yemi Alade means business‘.

In the words of Yemi Alade...

Forte Oil Acquires 100 New Trucks to Boost Operational Efficiency


 Forte Oil plc, Nigeria's foremost petroleum products retailer is proud to announce that it has acquired one hundred (100) brand new product delivery trucks in line with its strategy to sustain operational efficiency and attain exceptional product throughput.

 The Mercedes Benz trucks, which was financed through equity and debt provided by Heritage Bank, is a significant addition to the over 1000 existing trucks its fleet operations as the company takes an audacious step toward an unrivalled market dominance in the Nigerian downstream sector.

Jason Derulo: 'Talk Dirty' Star Says Pressure To Get Married Caused Split From Jordin Sparks


Jason denies cheating on Jordin and also denies getting his alleged side chick pregnant

 has denied cheating on his long time girlfriend, Jordin Sparks and also denies impregnanting his alleged side chick, Carmen Ortega but he says 'constant argueing' in his relationship and the pressure to get married caused his split from the "Battlefield" singer.

In a recent inyterview with Ryan Seacrest, the "Talk Dirty" singer explained in details what exactly caused his sudden split from Sparks. He said:

John Dumelo: Ghanaian Actor Donates To Ebola Victims In Sierra Leone


Back in February 2013, the actor was in Cameroon where he donated books and pencils to several primary schools in the Bonadikombo rural division in the South West Region.

Ghanaian movie star John Dumelo is giving back to Ebola victims in Sierra Leone, one of the countries in Africa the deadly disease massively affected.
The actor donated some school and health items while visiting the Sierra Leone community in Maryland, USA Monday morning.