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24 Jul 2012

Tearful P-square, "We Will Miss Our Mum"

It is no longer news that,Paul and Peter Okoye of P-Square fame, Mrs. Josephine Okoye, is dead. She died about five hours after a heart surgery in an Indian hospital at about 11pm (3am Indian time) yesterday. The deceased, who was a devoted christian and church minister in Jos, Plateu State, Nigeria, died after a protracted battle with illness. The late Mrs. Okoye was first admitted at St. Nicholas hospital, Lagos, but when there was no assuring development on her health, she was transferred to another hospital in Kolkata, India, where she eventually died last night. Mrs. Okoye, who is popularly known as a major pillar and source of inspiration to the singing twin brothers (P-Square), had been in and out of the hospital for about four months before she eventually died. She is survived by her Jos based husband, children; Ifeanyi, Henry, Jude, Lilian, Tony, Peter, Paul and Mary. She also had grand-children, one of which is Cameron, the son of Peter. A condolence register has been opened in her honour at P-Square's Omole Phase 1 residence. Friends and colleagues of the multiple award-winning singers have been visiting the house to commiserate with the Okoye family. Some of the early callers in P-Square's Square Ville resident this morning include their marketer, T-Joe, Flip Tyce, Samklef, May D and Helen Paul-Bamisile. Peter, a better half of the P-Square twin brothers, said their mother will be greatly missed, not just because she was their mother, but because she played a vital role in the success story of P-Square. "You know that she was a prayer warrior, so I don't need to tell you how she stood by us spiritually. Besides, she was the only one that believed in us when we decided to make a career out of music. "I can remember that she used to sneak us out at night then to attend shows without the consent of our father who insisted that we must quit music to face our education," Peter said.


Popular singing twin sisters, Oshadipe Twins has been telling those who care to listen especially their male amdirals that, they are single but not searching. according to the screen divas who revealed their desire to raise the bar in the music industry by collaborating with ace hip-hop singing duo, P-square, they said "Yes, we dated the same guy. Then we were very young. But now we are single but not searching."

Naeto C Finally Says 'I DO' To Heatthrobs

The love affair between Naetochukwu Chikwe who is popularly known as Naeto c and his model lover of many years, NICOLE CHUKWUEKE has finally been given official backing when the two love birds tied the proverbial knot at a well attended ceremony last week Saturday in Lagos.
The wedding ceremony which held at the catholic church of divine Mercy, off Admiraty Way, Lekki Phase One, Lagos was attended by many of the prolific song writer and rapper's friends and colleague in the industry.
Leading the pack was the KOKO MASTER D'banj and Ikechukwu. Others who graced the occasion were Storm Records Boss, Obi Asika and many more.
After the church service, the party train moved to the classy Impression Event Centre, Oniru Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos where the party continue till very late inn the evening.
If you'll recall, the award-winning rapper had his traditional wedding on the 19 of April, 2012 at a grand ceremony in Owerri.

Guns Discovered At Lagos NYSC CAMP ...Traders Ordered To Vacate

The National Youths Service Camp (NYSC) Lagos was entangled in a controversial situation few weeks back as two guns were allegedly found in the camp. According to sources within the camp, two guns were found with one of the mobile shop sellers in the camp. Although, none of the youth corpers in camp has been traced in connection with guns. As a result of the foregoing, NYSC officials sent out all the mobile shop sellers including photographers and food vendors. As it turned out, the corpers who are ordinarily expected to take pictures during their parade, drilling, variety nite, camp fire nite and so on did that with their blackberry phones.

21 Jul 2012

Tiwa Savage Signs On B00bs In Malaysia

‘Tiwa was held hostage by a fan after a show who insisted that the Kele kele love crooner signs her autograph on her b00bs’.

Funke Akindele Honoured With Varsity Award

Funke Akindele the Nollywood actress popularly called Jenifa recently gave a good account of herself in the area of motivational but inspirational talks at The University of Ibadan where she was honoured.

Stepping into the venue of the award with her husband, Kenny Doo Almaroof Oloyede around 7:13pm prestigiously, the halls was so electrifying and up and down as the shout of Jenny Baby rend the air.

Funke was honored with an award of recognition by the students of the University of Ibadan at the much talked about “STAND-OUT with Pat Obilor” talk show which took place on Friday, 22nd June, at the Trenchard Hall of the University. When they both stepped in, it was like the long awaited moment had finally come.

The excited host of the show, Pat Obilor, shortly after, invited Jenifa to the podium for a thrilling 25 minutes interview session. Jenifa encouraged youths to stand out positively, charging students to discover their God- given talents, nurture it and Stand-out positively.

“Young people face a lot of issues which needs to be addressed and this is what is pushing me to work harder. Don’t forget, this is my passion and I love doing it and I thank God for the husband I have, he also loves my job,” she stated, She further explained, “my mum and my husband have influenced me, even before we got married; he sits me down and talks to me anytime I’m going astray in my job. Some of my colleagues, the Veterans and most of all the fear of God have influenced me.”

Talking about life after her wedding, she said; “One has to be responsible now, you have to think for two. Now I can’t just wake up and decide to go to London or anywhere, I have to discuss with someone. I prefer it now thou.”

The high point of the talk show was when Jenifa danced to Wizkid’s ‘Pakurumo’ by popular demand of the audience.

The show came to a crescendo with the presentation of the award of recognition for her contributions to youth development through her socially conscious movies. The award presentation was done by Dr. Richard Adeleye Afonja, an award recipient as well.

Hennessy Artistry announces M.I & Naeto C as this year’s headline artistes

In continuation of last year’s Hennessy Artistry formula, the two rappers have not only been engaged to tour the leading clubs in Nigeria, but also to conceptualize, write, record and perform a theme song that will drive this year’s project. This year’s Hennessy Artistry track will be followed by a music video that will air on TV media across Africa.
The announcement marks the start of what will be a wonderful and unforgettable experience for fans of the Hennessy Cognac brand and the very popular Hennessy Artistry initiative.
Not a stranger to the initiative, this is the third time M.I will be involved with Artistry. “In 2009 I supported the Hennessy Artistry urban music competition by headlining the Finale concert. In 2010 I was privileged to be part of the collaboration with Sir Shina Peters, and then last year although I wasn’t part of the official campaign, I was invited by Hennessy to travel to France with Banky W, Eldee and Jesse Jagz. The Cognac trip was eye opening. I’m really appreciative that they called me on board this year and I’m revved up to go!” MI says.
This year, Storm 360 artiste Naeto C will join the likes of Eldee, Banky W, Tiwa Savage, Ice Prince, Nneka, Kas, Sir Shina Peters, Bez and Mo’Cheddah, and other prominent acts, who have been featured in the Hennessy Artistry initiative.
“It is going to be an experience you won’t forget in a hurry,” says Naeto C, the hip-hop impresario behind rave hits ‘Tony Montana’, ‘10 over 10’ and ‘Kini Big Deal’. “We are working night and day to see that this year’s Hennessy Artistry edition will be the best for Hennessy fans, music lovers and our fans. Many of our fans have been waiting for years for a Naeto C and M.I collaboration, and we both thought there was no time like the present to deliver this epic combination to them.”
According to Hennessy Marketing Manager, Tokini Peterside, “Hennessy Cognac is glad to be working with these exceptionally talented musicians. The fusion of their talent brings ‘the art of blending’ to life, which is at the heart of Hennessy Artistry, a project that seeks to further the interplay between our cognac, popular culture, people and good music.”
Hennessy Artistry 2012 will feature a collaboration track and music video by M.I and Naeto C as well as a 22-venue Club Tour putting the spotlight on rising artistes. The Club Tour will begin a few weeks after the track is released in August, and Hennessy Cognac is asking fans to nominate now the artistes they would like to see perform at this year’s Club Tour. Fans can nominate their preferred Club Tour artistes at The 2012 Hennessy Artistry project will culminate in VIP events headlined by M.I and Naeto.

Victims of the Society: A Movie on Child Abuse and HIV

This movie with a galaxy of stars like Joke Silva, Alex Usifo, Patience Ozokwor, Zulu Adigwe amongst others, is intended to educate people on  the ills that the children and the society face when child neglect, child abuse and infringement upon the rights of children, With their education can cause them within social circle, these acts are still in practice even till date. You can see these happening mostly in our modern day African countries, and of course, other continents of the world, but especially with the black children, who are the future hope of this great country and the continent of Africa.

These children are exposed to so much hardship and desperation knowingly or unknowingly by their parents as a result of poverty and strive for better tomorrow. putting them through the risks of their lives at a tender age, exposing them to violence that create a bad future and insecurity as they become VICTIMS OF THE SOCIETY.   Young girls may resolve to other means of getting money: prostitution mostly, which could lead to unwanted pregnancies and contacting of deadly diseases like HIV/AIDS.