Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Social Media Week 2017: Sourcing Fashion In Africa, The Opportunities, Challenges, Leveraging Technology for Development. - Thursday 2nd March 2017

Venue: Meetup Suite, Water Corporation Road - Plot 5B Oniru, Lagos.
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Fashion x Tech meet up gathers industry professionals to discuss sourcing fashion from Africa and how technology can be used as an enabler for our continent to become a formidable and sustainable sourcing hub.

#AMVCA2017 Holds This Saturday 4th March 2017 .... And The Nominees Are:


2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards happening this Saturday 4th March 2017


Full list below.

CATEGORY NOMINEE
BEST MOVIE (SOUTH AFRICA) 
MRS RIGHT GUY DUMISANI GUMBI
HAPPINESS IS A FOUR LETTER WORD BONGIWE SELANE, JUNAID AHMED, HELENA SPRING
VAYA RETHABILE MOLATELA MOTHOBI
THE JAKES ARE MISSING BIANCA ISAAC
ALL ABOUT LOVE ELVIS CHUKS

Watch the Trailer Of Tope Oshin’s New Romantic Thriller “Evol” On RBPro TV


“Evol” written by Tope Oshin, who currently has double nominations at The Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA)

After having sex the very first day they met – two strangers decide to explore the possibilities of a relationship.

Fela Reawakens On Stage Smooth FM To Stage Award Winning Broadway Musical In Concert Stage

Great music never dies. It lives on after the last notes have fallen silent.

Over the years, artistes have risen and fallen but very few have left our hearts still humming to their symphonies.

One voice, who is indeed a music legend is Fela Anikulapo- Kuti. In a chaotic world burdened with non-stop reformation, Fela's music was borne of humanity and an overriding quest to influence the tide of the tempests tormenting civilization. His melodies has over the years experienced persistent rebirth in several forms. The pioneering father of Afrobeat,is as influential as the story of his extraordinary life. 

Monday, 27 February 2017

37th Golden Raspberry Awards 2017 "Razzies Awards" Has Announced 2017 Full list of 'Winners'



The Golden Raspberry Awards are awarded based on votes from members of the Golden Raspberry Foundation. 

Full list of Razzie "winners" below.

Worst Picture

WINNER: Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Dirty Grandpa

Gods of Egypt

Independence Day: Resurgence

Zoolander No. 2

Friday, 24 February 2017

Watch Jibola Dabo, Eddie Watson and Tamara Eteimo In A Movie Trailer “My Game”


Watch Patience Ozokwor, Segun Arinze and Shawn Faqua In A New Movie Trailer “Zahra”

"Zahra" is the movie about a young 15 year old girl in Northern Nigeria who goes through the harrowing experience of having her village attacked and her family killed by marauding terrorists.

She ends up in an IDP camp where she hopes to find refuge to grieve the loss of her family and dreams but alas that was not to be as she discovers the IDP turns out to be another type of hell.

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Watch Besidone Atsemudiara's Making Video Of Her Short film. 'TOBI' - A Los Angeles Based Nigerian Filmmaker


TOBI is a short film about a young caucasian kid who was adopted by a very lovely African - American family, but years later, his birth mother decides to come back into the picture and now the kid is torn.

It is a film that explores the process of the healing of a child's broken heart.
Watch the sneak peek into the film below, its scheduled to be released later this year.

'Ojukokoro' (Greed) Movie Is Set To Hit Cinemas This March 17 2017,


'Ojukokoro' (Greed) is a film directed by Dare Olaitan, Produced by OluFemi D Ogunsanwo, it stars Wale Ojo, Ali Nuhu, Linda Ejiofor, Somkele Idahlama, Tope Tedela, Seun Ajayi, Hafiz Oyetoro, Zainab Balogun, Emmanuel Ekebuse and Charles Etubiebi.

Doyenne Academy A Global Leadership Association Of Active Young Ladies To Hold Orientation & Talk Show On Friday, 24th February 2017

Date: Friday, 24th February 2017
Venue: Hall 1B,Faculty of Social sciences,University of Lagos.
Time: 1:00pm

Doyenne Academy is a global leadership association of active young ladies, that are trained to be entrepreneurs and in turn be job creators.

Africa's Largest HR Summit Hold From March 9 To March 10, 2017 @ Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

HCSA 2017 is scheduled to hold from March 9 to March 10 2017, at the Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
This year’s summit will be occurring at a crucial time, one in which a changing economic landscape, with its inherent challenges and potentials, demands bold and imaginative response. With this in mind, the summit has been designed to aptly capture the existing mood while also shining light on ideas and efforts already defining a great path forward.

FACE Africa Holds Its First Fundraising Event In Nigeria On Sunday, February 26th

Date: Sunday, February 26th, 2017.
Time: 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm.
Venue: The Wheatbaker Lagos, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria.
Price: N35,000 (includes open bar and canapés).

FACE Africa – a grassroots non-profit organization that funds and implements clean water, sanitation and hygiene projects across sub-Saharan Africa is hosting its first fundraising event in Lagos on Sunday, February 26th, 2017.

Watch Trailer For New Drama “Nakom”


Nakom follows Iddrisu, a talented medical student who is summoned home by his sister after their father’s sudden death. Iddrisu reluctantly returns home to the village of Nakom, buries his father and temporarily assumes the head of the impoverished household and farm, inheriting not only the delicate task of planting a successful crop but also a debt left by the deceased patriarch that could destroy the family.

As circumstances swell, Iddrisu suddenly begins to realize that no future for him exists in the place where he is needed the most, even despite an offer by the village Chieftain to remain in Nakom to become an elder and marry his daughter.

Watch OC Ukeje, Blossom Chukwujeku, Beverly Naya and Alexx Ekubo In A New Movie Trailer "Catch.er."

In "Catch.er," an ambitious career woman is found murdered on her wedding anniversary and her husband becomes the prime suspect. 


However a police investigation unearths others in her life who may also have a strong motive.

The movie stars OC Ukeje, Blossom Chukwujeku, Beverly Naya, Alexx Ekubo, Gbenro Ajbade, Kiki Omeili, Omowunmi Dada, WofaiFada and Tope Tedela.

Charles Uwagbai Has Released The Official Trailer For His Upcoming Movie, "The In-Laws."

In "The In-Laws," an old-school, lawyer's daughter is set to marry a retired policeman's son. However, their parents' deep suspicion and disapproval turn the lovebirds into strange bedfellows.

Tobi Balogun, a 35-year-old Doctor, and son to Rtd. Police Sergeant, Abu Balogun, is in love, and ready to marry Nancy Okezie, daughter of Donald Okezie, a retired magistrate. However, trouble starts after they secretly get engaged, and introduce each other to their families.

Saturday, 18 February 2017

BeeCee Ubgoh Is Out With An Inspirational Rap Song Titled “NEVER TIRE “


BeeCee Ugboh is indeed one of Nigeria’s fastest growing female rapper, She is a kingdom hip hop recording artiste who raps with a blend of English and Igbo. She is also a Song writer, whose real name is Obiajulu Olabisi Ugboh; a graduate of political science from Delta State University, Nigeria. She already calved a Niche for her style of music called ” ENGLIBO” 

Watch Linda Ejiofor, Daniel K Daniel and Empress Njamah In A New Movie Trailer “Black Widow”


Black Widow is a story about gender exploitation. A cautionary tale about one woman’s journey to redemption and a wake-up call to the events that led to her incarceration for murder

Black Widow stars Linda Ejiofor, Daniel K Daniel, Empress Njamah, Oma Iyasara, Tony Goodman, Jide Bolarinwa. Directed and produced by Chibuike Ibe.

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Busola Jegede Releases Two New Videos " Emi Mimo and Be Lifted "


“Be Lifted” emphasizes the need to shift focus from self and experience the advantages of close proximity to God’s presence. This we can come about when we lift up Jesus, as the bible says; “If I am lifted up, I will draw all men unto me.” – John 12:32

“Emi Mimo” translates Holy Spirit in Yoruba is a song of appreciation.We all need the Holy Spirit. Our Christian walk will be difficult without the Holy Spirit because He is our helper, comforter and teacher.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Stage Play ‘Still Single In Gidi’ Is Back featuring Toni Tones, Timi Charles-Fadipe and Omoye Uzamere - March 3th & 4th 2017

Dates: Friday, March 3th, 2017 (7.00 pm) and 
Saturday, March 4th, 2017 (3.00 pm & 6.00 pm)
Venue: Agip Hall, Muson Centre, Lagos.

The Story of being single in Lagos never grows old that’s why Single in Gidi stays relevant to us and comes back on an even larger stage in 2017!

Still Single In Gidi reflects the every unique situation many singles in Lagos experience. “Yoruba Demons”, “Becoming wifey”, “Single Motherhood”, “Lagos Packaging”…. you name it, are some of the themes explored in this well-crafted stage play.

Femd Daniel Released His Short Film 'O.T.H'


O.T.H is a found footage film which follows a group of university students who go to celebrate a birthday party on a hill. 
They have only one rule, "whatever happens on this hill, stay on this hill".

MEST Fireside Chat 2.0. Holds On Saturday, 18th February, 2017

Date: Saturday, 18th February, 2017
Time: 4:30pm
Venue: Cafe Neo, 19b Adeyemi Lawson Rd. Ikoyi, Lagos

Ferdy ‘Ladi Adimefe, Bode Pedro to speak at Fireside Chat 2.0.MEST Fireside Chat 2.0 is an interactive session and fireside chat with a focus on "Branding and Marketing Strategies for Startups" this Saturday, 18th February 2016 at Cafe Neo, Adeyemi Lawson, Ikoyi.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

African Magic In Collaborations With Kunle Afolayan Present An Emotional Film "ROTI"


African Magic films in collaborations with Golden Effects Pictures present an outstanding, beautiful and emotional film called Roti. 

The psychological limits and endurance of a couple are stretched after the wife, Diane, suddenly sees an exact replica of her dead son (five years after his death), walking leisurely home from a different school and living an entirely different life. The emotional ramifications of this experience becomes near damning

Daniel Ademinokan Has Released A New Trailer For His Movie "BETWEEN"


An emotional thriller with the tagline "when loving the right one is so wrong" is produced by Ademinokan.

"BETWEEN" stars Stella Damasus, Travis Grenier, Lynne Jenson and Tatiana Zappardino.

Friday, 10 February 2017

Watch Toyin Abraham, Chris Attoh, Dele Odule and Ngozi Nwosu In A New Movie “The In-Laws”


Tobi Balogun, a 35-year-old Doctor, and son to Rtd. Police Sergeant, Abu Balogun, is in love, and ready to marry Nancy Okezie, daughter of Donald Okezie, a retired magistrate. However, trouble starts after they secretly get engaged, and introduce each other to their families.

Thursday, 9 February 2017

Watch Trailer Of A New Drama TV Series “Single Ladies”


“Single Girls” TV drama series follows a group of female friends as they find their way through life and try to find the “Perfect Man”.

The Drama stars Annie Idibia, Mary Njoku, Grace Amah, Mercy Aigbe Gentry & Padita Agu star


Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 - 6Days, 16Venues, Over 70 Performances. Themed: “Rhythm of the City.”

Date:Tuesday 28th February – Sunday 5th March 2017

There will be something for everyone; from the new theatre fans young or old and returning visitors to the Festival. With 109 shows, 35 companies and 5,500 theatre goers attending in 2016, Lagos Theatre Festival remains one of the most diverse and exciting events of its kind and will continue to present the best in contemporary and classic work from leading artists.

"KETEKE" Movie Is Set To Premiere In Ghana In March 2017



“Keteke” tells the story of Boi and Atwei, who miss their train while travelling for the delivery of their unborn child. They find themselves stranded in a strange area, and must ensure the safe delivery of their baby and life of Atwei.

"Keteke" stars Lydia Forson, Fred Amugi, Adjetey Anang, Joseph Otsiman, Clement Suarez, Raymond Sarfo and General Ntatia.

EVERY EASTER! ONE FESTIVAL! ONE CULTURE! - #GidiFest2017

As THE GIDI CULTURE FESTIVAL (also known as GIDIFEST) gears up for its fourth edition, Lagos is waiting with bated breath, buzzing with excitement and preparations are in top gear!

#GidiFest2017 is set to hold on the 15th of April 2017.

This one-day event is very well-orchestrated and aimed at facilitating the growth of the urban youth culture in Nigeria. It will include physical and mental games for activity lovers such as volleyball and beach soccer with celebrity coaches and players.

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

'Hire A Man' Movie Is Set To Hit Cinema From February 10th, 2017

'Hire a Man' will start showing in Cinemas Nationwide from this Friday the 10th of February 2017.

Hire A Man tells the story of a young lady who hires a man to pose as her fiancé at a family event, after her younger sister's engagement.

Produced by Chineyelove Eze, Directed by Desmond Elliot, it stars Zynnell Huh, Nancy Isime, Bayray McNwizu, Enyinna Nwigwe, IK Ogbonna, Daniel Lioyd, Shaffy Bello, Keppy Bassey Ekpenyong and Desmond Elliot.

Watch Desmond Elliot, Bimbo Manuel, Ufuoma McDermott and Chris Attoh In A New Movie Trailer “Esohe”


“Esohe” is a story of undying love, unflinching loyalty, deviously woven intrigues and traditions.

Gary Barbar, Marine Transportation Management teacher is a troubled man. His entire life and aspirations hinge on finding the truth and meaning behind the nightmares, violent flashes of visions of a past that he knows nothing about. He expects to find answers as he journeys to his fatherland but he is totally unprepared for the complications awaiting him in Benin as the reincarnation of Ifagbai, the rejected son of Akukuo Eghosa, the great warrior, who must be reunited with his love from time past, Esohe.

HOSPITALS FOR HUMANITY KICKS OFF 1K1M CAPAIAGN TO SAVE CHILDREN WITH CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE


Congenital Heart Defects are very common and critical birth defects, however survival and life expectancy of individuals with congenital heart disease have significantly increased with earlier diagnosis, improved surgical interventions and better medical management.

Every year, an estimated 85,000 children are born with congenital heart defects in Nigeria, all are currently referred out of the country for surgeries. A high proportion of children with surgically amenable congenital heart disease will require life-saving, invasive intervention to help improve their quality of life significantly. It is estimated that compared to their peers, the medical costs for individuals with congenital heart disease are 10 to 20 times greater funds most of these family cannot afford.

COMFORT EMPOWERMENT AND ADVOCACY FOUNDATION (CEAF) Is Saying NO!


Global statistics according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), reveal that about 1 in 3 (35%) of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/ or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner violence in their lifetime. These account for the major public health problems and violations of women’s human rights. Advocates for Youth, a 32-year-old Washington-based organization, has recorded that in Sub-Saharan Africa, violence against women is a widespread problem and in Nigeria specifically, 81% of married women report verbal and physical abuse by their husbands with 46% reporting being abused in the presence of their children. Also, according to the guardian UK, more than 40% (2 in 5) of domestic violence victims are male, contradicting popular belief that it is almost only women that are left battered and bruised.

Obiora Obiwon In A Live Concert "Oh Jesus"


Obiora Obiwon begins 2017 with the live recording visual for his growing single “Oh Jesus”. The clip was recorded live at the Floodgates Album Release Concert. In the video the artiste can be seen performing with his band The New Mantle. Together with the children who are part of the set, Obiwon engages the audience in raw worship giving a different taste to the song many are loving from his growing album. 

The album released last year has been received warmly with great critical reviews. Obiora Obiwon is currently concluding official music videos to Floodgates and will also be releasing more visuals from the concert in coming weeks.

Friday, 3 February 2017

"TESS" Movie Is Set To Premiere In South Africa From 24th of February, 2017


Tess deals with the themes of prostitution and sexual abuse suffered by women and girl children in South Africa. Directed by Meg Rickards, Tess also stars Christia Visser, Brendon Daniels, and Dann Jacques Mouton


Watch Kate Henshaw, Omoni Oboli and Ufuoma McDermott In A New Movie Trailer “The Woman”



“The Woman’ is a movie for everyone. It’s not just a movie for the woman, man, old or young but for everyone. At a getaway event, a group of malicious women are met with challenging trials that each must confront or succumb to.

The movie stars some of Nollywood’s top artiste including Kate Henshaw, Omoni Oboli, Ufuoma Mcdermott, Kalu Ikeagwu, Femi Branch, Anthony Monjaro, Gregory Ojefua and Lilian Afegbai.

Corporate Communications Pitch Competition 2017 Is Set To Hold On 1st April 2017 | Register Now!

The Corporate Communications Pitch Competition (CCPC) recognizes and rewards young and bright graduates thus availing them the opportunity of building a career in PR/Corporate Communications through a Pitch Competition.

This is against the backdrop of a dearth of practical and relevant training avenues for fresh graduates.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Watch Jim Iyke, Nse Ikpe-Etim and Nadia Buari In A Movie Trailer “American Driver”



“American Driver,” is a comedy film produced and directed by Mose Inwang

An exuberant, adventurous young, white American man in search of a job lands himself a driver’s job of transporting African films stars coming to America for an award show in this extremely funny comedy

Midnight Crew Drops A Video For Their Latest Hit Single "Shout Halleluyah"


Midnight Crew drops a befitting video for their latest hit single, Shout Halleluyah.

The colourful Shout Halleluyah video was directed and shot by the evergreen lexten revealing the innate youthful energy and effortless synergy that midnight crew represent.

The record was produced by willz and delivered by the joyful foursome Of Pat-Uwaje King, Odunayo-Ojo Onasanya, Olugbenga Oyebola and Mike Abdul.

2017 Script2ScreenAfrica Awards: Across 3 Continents & 7 Countries, 60 Finalists, 15 Star Actors

The Reality TV project which is scheduled to hold from July 1st to August 26, 2017, will host 60 Finalists, 12 Star actors and trail blazing filmmakers as mentors, 20 Short films on Social Justice, and climax with a premiere of the short films at the 2017 Script2ScreenAfrica Awards.


Script2ScreenAfrica is High Definition Film Academy’s yearly intensive Hands-on filmmaking and Acting training, involving three stages: Training, Short Film Competition, and Awards. The academy has successfully organized this training for 5 consecutive years, starting from its maiden edition in 2011/2012. Our 2017 edition is an upgraded and rebranded version of the previous editions; a Filmmaking and Acting REALITY TV project with focus on social justice filmmaking, and will span for Eight (8) weeks

Watch Bimbo Akintola, Wole Ojo and Toyin Abraham A New Movie Trailer “Pathetic”


Rita Shonibare, a renowned TV star, is caught in a web of confusion as she makes a compromise on her budding career so as to overcome her marital ordeals resulting from her wayward and inconsiderate husband, who explores her status to his own devious means.

Mike Ezuruonye Set To Premiere "Brother Jekwu" In Ghana


The movie "Brother Jekwu" will debut in Ghana on Friday, February 3, 2017

Mike Ezuruonye takes on the comical role as a the local village champion who leaves his familiar village in Nigeria and is transported to Kenya to work for a no-nonsense female boss.

INVITATION TO THE 2017 SECURITY MEETS BUSINESS DIALOGUE SESSION


DATE: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2017
VENUE: THE LAGOS ORIENTAL HOTEL
TIME: 9.30am

As part of its public-sector engagement programmes, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiated the “Security meets Business” dialogue session to create a platform for stakeholders in the economy to deliberate on the state of security in the country and its effect on the private sector. The Forum will bring together Security Chiefs, leaders of the private sector as well as members of the diplomatic corps to discuss on issues of security and its effect on business.
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