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11 Nov 2012

Omotola Emerges Biggest Box-Office Actress Of The Year ...As Last Flight To Abuja Becomes 2012 Best Box-Office Hit

Reports reaching indicate that sultry Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has emerged the biggest box-office actress of the year (2012).
Omotola's lead popularity and box-office credibility were put to test when the movie, opened at the cinema. The premiere, till date, remains the biggest premiere of any movie with six packed halls
, a record no premiere has beaten. Last Flight to Abuja also starred Hakeem Kae Kazeem, Jim Iyke, Jide Kosoko and others.

According to findings, the year 2012 has been incredible for superstar Omotola; from being the highest paid actress to being the busiest on locations of big budget movies, now famously called 'the new Nollywood', Omosexy has had a full calendar and bag as well.

It will be recalled that the sexy African movie icon starred in the acclaimed 'Ties That Bind' alongside Hollywood's Kimberley Elise, Kofi Adjorlolo, Ama K, Khareemar Aguiar among others..

Still in 2012, Omosexy, as she’s fondly called, played the lead role in the high budget Tarila Thompson’s movie 'Up Creek', which is still in post production. She was also on call for Teco Benson’s film 'Blood on the Lagoon' also in post production.

The multiple award winner thereafter went on to star in the movie 'Amina' alongside British actor, Wil Johnson, and Vincent Regan, a movie written, produced and directed by Christian Ashaiku

Meanwhile, Obi Emelonye's movie 'Last Flight to Abuja' has also emerged as the 2012 best box-office hit. The movie first grabbed the headlines when it reportedly sold more than 8million in its first week at the cinema!

It later grossed 24 million, thereby making it the highest box office earner this year! No other movie has come close to this record so far.


Prince Adams, the handsome dude at SoundCity who is one of the Presenters has confessed to this authority Chidinma Ekile, the MTN 2011 winner is a special friend. While not wanting to deny any relationship with music queen and one time Project Fame winner, Chidinma, he was quite diplomatic, “She is a sweetheart. She is a beautiful lady. She is a phenomenon. She is extremely talented.
She is very focus and a great friend of mine. We hang-out at times. Chidinma is a very special friend of mine. I do not want to speak on whether we are having any relationship or not. All I know is that she is just a good friend and so special to me.’’

On what made Chidinma so special to him, Adams was quick to reel out a lot of eulogies, “If you must know, she is a different, uncommon breed. I love her for her unique qualities as she has really helped inspired me. So we are having a great relationship. I am not saying we are dating but that we are having a great relationship. This could mean just friendship.”

Genevieve Nnaji Makes Arise Magazine's World's 100 Dynamic Women List

Africa’s global style and culture magazine, Arise, has named Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji as one of the top 100 Dynamic Women alongside Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Deola Sagoe and others.

The magazine listed in its current edition, 100 dynamic women chosen from all over the world who have influenced the society in their chosen profession. With the increased calls for gender equality, women are gradually becoming a force to reckon with in every facet of life.

The female, which used to be referred to as the weaker sex, is shedding off herself from that and going with the slogan 'what a man can do, a woman can do better'.

ARISE Magazine is a publication produced in the UK but sold in Barnes & Noble in the USA and news agents worldwide.

Tonto Dike To Perform As A Singer At The Best of Nollywood (BON) Awads

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, will today, Sunday, November 11, 2012 get her first public performance as a singer at the Best of Nollywood (BON) awards holding at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) auditorium, Onikan, Lagos.

According to what we confirmed from the show organisers, Tonto is set to dazzle guests at the event with her sterling performance. Though her singles were criticised when they were released few weeks ago, but her stage performance has not yet been tested.

We learnt that Tonto is a good performer on stage and is prepared to show herself as a good entertainer and performer.


Nollywood actress Uche Jombo recently went for eye surgery which threw a lot of her friends and fans in perpetual fear. The glowing actress has calmed the curiosity of her friends as she recently opened up on her reasons for embarking on the surgery.

"As a child, I had an accident while playing with an iron hanger as a gun and it accidentally got into my right eye. I had surgery then abroad, at the age of 9. This new surgery is more of cleaning and keeping up to date with the best eye surgery, when it was found out that it wasn't properly done the first time, and presently the doctors are correcting it, ‘’ she said.


American Tennis superstars, Serena and Venus Williams who were in Nigeria recently displayed their love for the sensational Nigerian artiste, D’banj as they danced to his Oliver Twist song to the admiration of all and sundry.

The curvy Black American tennis players openly declared their love for the Nigerian pop star at Lagos Lawn Tennis Court when they sensationally danced to the beat of D’banj’s popular hit track, “Oliver-Twist,” to the amazement of the cheering crowd.

Speaking about their stay in Nigeria at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, later in the day, the celebrated sisters revealed that they were a big fan of D’banj, a reason they went wild when the DJ played his song, during their exhibition match.

“D’banj is not a stranger to us. He is a big fan of ours and he is one of the greatest musicians to come from Africa. We also love his music and are disappointed he is not physically here to thrill us today. All the same, we had fun,” Venus admitted.

“We have always admired and love him. We like his style, he is a symbol of a typical African musician, ‘Serena added with a smile.

She continued: “The emotional experience we’ve had in Nigeria is absolutely awesome. It’s one of the most exciting moments we have ever had in our careers and we believe this visit would “break the mould’’ and inspire Nigerian youngsters who look up to us. This moment will always linger in our memories throughout our life time.’’

These two sisters have really appreciated the support and love their Nigerian brothers and sisters have showered on them within the short time they have spent here.

They said ‘’this is our first visit to Africa and we really felt at home and enjoyed every moment of our stay starting from our arrival at the international airport. The enthusiasm, the reception and warmth are experiences we will like to go home with. We will be happy to be back again.’’

Meanwhile, we reliably gathered that the organizers upon realizing how badly the famous sisters wanted to meet with D’banj, equally tried linking them up with the Koko Master, but didn’t succeed due to time constraints.

Why I acquired two new mansions – 2face

African Queen crooner,Innocent Idibia popularly known as 2face has been explaining why he decided to acquire two multi-million Naira houses last week in addition to his growing fleet of properties scattered in Lagos and Abuja.
According to the ace- musician, identifying himself with a very good product that is fully made in Nigeria is a way of life. “I decided to invest with Haven Homes by buying two units from its exquisite stable of very contemporary houses because the company build very beautiful homes that are fast becoming a trend among celebrities.
You will marvel at the increasing number of celebrities who are buying and living in their lifestyle homes. I have only identified with a very good product that is fully made in Nigeria,” he said.
However, speaking at the exchange of contracts ceremony, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr Tayo Sonuga said “ The confidence displayed by 2Face in buying not just one but two units of properties from us is a watershed of our achievement in creating lifestyle homes and earning our reputation as celebrity developers.”
No sooner than the deeds were sealed, an excited 2face immediately sent a broadcast tweet ‘Just bought two Haven Homes’ and attached a picture of himself signing the deeds. gathered that ace-comedian, Ayo Makun popularly known as A.Y and his wife, Mabel, are among celebrities who recently bought their new homes from the developers. We also learnt that the likes of Ini Edo, Funke Akindele, Oge Okoye, Desmond Elliot, Bob Manuel Uduokwu, Aki & Paw-Paw and others who have graced the inauguration of the developers’ homes and visited their various show homes located both on the Island and Mainland of Lagos State.

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez Break Up !!!!!

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have called it quits, ending their relationship after almost two years together.
According to various reports, it was Selena who pulled the plug on the relationship sometime last week.
The two first sparked dating rumors in November 2010 when they were spotted dining together at an IHOP, but didn’t go public with their relationship until February 2011.
Gomez was often the target of rabid Bieber fans, who constantly attacked her for dating their beloved Biebs.
The couple battled break-up rumors multiple times — most recently earlier this week when Justin was seen hitting up a Broadway play with a group of people that included 19-year-old Victoria’s Secret model Barbara Palvin.