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2Face A Wicked Man. ONLY God Will Judge you on What you Did to us.

by Amina Umar 2Face A Wicked Man. ONLY God Will Judge you on What you Did to us.- “I never knew or comprehend that Mr 2face Innocent Idibia had this spirit of Wickedness in him. We have been encouraging him even when [...]

May 3, 2016 Music and film
Prince Dies at 57

BREAKING – Prince Dies at 57: Iconic Musical Genius Found Dead in Paisley Park

Prince died earlier today (April 21) at age 57 at his Paisley Park home and studio, his publicist confirmed to the Associated Press. TMZ first reported the news. Gone But Not Forgotten: In Memoriam 2016 Prince was hospitalized last week [...]

April 21, 2016 Music and film
Elvis lives on in music, culture as supporters celebrate his 80th birthday

Elvis lives on in music, culture as supporters celebrate his 80th birthday

Elvis lives on in music, culture as supporters celebrate his 80th birthday – On Thursday, Elvis Presley would have been 80 years old. A celebration that will be marked along with several days of celebration in Memphis, Tennessee located at his [...]

January 8, 2015 International, Music and film
Imo State Film Academy Building Collapsed

Imo State Film Academy Building Collapsed

Imo State Film Academy Building Collapsed – The Imo State film academy has collapsed just days after its commission. Headed by actress Nkiru Sylvanus, the academy’s building reportedly collapsed because of the use of substandard materials in its construction. The state’s [...]

December 1, 2014 General, Music and film
Bello Receiving Price


Omo Bello – First  prize winner of the Luciano Pavarotti Singing Competition [wpevp id=”evp-9e92bfcf00398a8795e18a5144fd7ed4-wrap” class=”evp-video-wrap” imgsrc=”” src=”http://video.hopefornigeriaonline.com/framework.php?div_id=evp-9e92bfcf00398a8795e18a5144fd7ed4&id=bHVjaWFuby1wYXZhcm90dGktY29tcGV0aXRpb24tYXdhcmRzLW9tby1iZWxsby12aWRlby0xLmZsdg%3D%3D&v=1416184206&profile=default” type=”Init” init=”bHVjaWFuby1wYXZhcm90dGktY29tcGV0aXRpb24tYXdhcmRzLW9tby1iZWxsby12aWRlby0xLmZsdg==%%LBRACKET%%evp-9e92bfcf00398a8795e18a5144fd7ed4%%RBRACKET%%” description=”Omo Bello – In the just concluded Paris International Opera Competition, Omo Bello won the first prize in the general category, the [...]

November 17, 2014 Music and film
DJ Sax

Meet Nigeria’s Youngest Saxophonist

Meet Nigeria's Youngest Saxophonist – Witness the interview about the Nigeria's youngest Saxophonist – DJ Sax! – that has played for 2Face, the Presidency, and many more! [...]

June 8, 2014 Music and film

Kelly Rowland spends Valentine’s Day with fiancé Tim Witherspoon in Nigeria

American Music Star, Kelly Rowland and her Manager cum fiancé, Tim Witherspoon arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday, 13th February, 2014. Kelly is in Lagos for Darey Art-Alade‘s Love Like a Movie II: Love Roller [...]

February 14, 2014 General, Music and film

D’Banj – I’m Going Into Farming

D’Banj, Nigeria’s pop music star said that he is considering delving into full scale farming to help fight poverty and encourage many African youths to embrace agriculture as a means of livelihood. He was also made the organisation’s face of 2014 Year [...]

January 29, 2014 General, Music and film

Bill Cosby – Returning to TV

Bill Cosby is returning to NBC with a new sitcom, a network representative told CNN on Wednesday night. The comedian will play the patriarch of a multigenerational family. The show brings the 76-year-old comedian back to the same network where his [...]

January 25, 2014 Music and film

Oses Otoide – My passion for acting killed my dream of becoming a female pilot

My name is Oses Otoide. I hail from Ishian in Edo State. I was born and brought up in Benin city. I am the fourth child in a family of five. Well, talking about my upbringing, I was brought up [...]

January 25, 2014 Music and film, Nollywood

Nigeria – Top Ten Hit Songs That Made 2013

Picking ten best songs that rocked any year is like searching for ten slightly longer hays from evenly cut hays in a hay sack; long story short, this is not an easy task. With up and coming acts giving the [...]

December 28, 2013 Music and film

Beyonce Not All Flawless – a Commentary On Her Latest Album

It took three listens for Beyonce's Beyonce to grow on me. On the first listen, only XO stood out. Its pop rock vibe appealed to an adult contemporary/pop-rock/rock/punk head like me. It brought out all the ‘feels' in me and [...]

December 28, 2013 Music and film
Femi Kuti Gets Fourth Grammy Award Nomination

Femi Kuti Gets Fourth Grammy Award Nomination

Once again Nigeria's Afrobeat icon Femi Kuti has been norminated in the Best World Music Album Category of the 56th Annual Grammy Awards which will place on the 14th of January next year. The National Academy of Recording Arts & [...]

December 11, 2013 Music and film

Comedian Felix Dexter is Dead

Friends and peers have since paid tribute to the star, who was famed for his array of hilarious Real McCoy characters, including Nathaniel the Nigerian accountant and outspoken pastor Brother Jeffers. Fellow Real McCoy star Eddie Nestor posted on Facebook: “This afternoon Felix Dexter passed [...]

October 19, 2013 Music and film
Multiple award winning singer, D’Banj, is now the leader of the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10

MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 Chart: D’Banj on Top with ‘Don’t Tell Me Nonsense’

Multiple award winning singer, D’Banj, is now the leader of the MTV Base Official Naija Top 10 with his hit video, “Don’t Tell Me Nonsense.” D’Banj displaced Chidinma’s “E Mi Ni Baller”, video from the number one spot to number [...]

September 16, 2013 Music and film

Don Jazzy, P-Square, D’Banj top Forbes Africa richest artistes lists •Winners emerge in 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards

Channel O and Forbes Africa has presented the top 10 most bankable/richest artistes in Africa. This list was put together using factors such as endorsement value, popularity, show rates, sales, awards, YouTube views, appearance in newspapers, investment, social media presence, [...]

September 7, 2013 Music and film

BREAKING NEWS: Fatai Rolling Dollar Is Dead

It has been reported that veteran highlife musician Fatai Rolling Dollar, is dead. Born 22nd July 1926, Rolling Dollar was known for his verve and dexterity on the guitar. His zest for life and energy, even in old age, was [...]

June 12, 2013 Music and film
Prince Jide Kosoko

VIDEO: Government Will Not Sell The National Art Theater – Prince Jide Kosoko

Veteran Nigerian movie star, Prince Jide Kosoko assures that stage acting would soon return. He explained that the breakthrough in home videos caused the abandonment of stage performances by theatre groups in Nigeria. Prince Kosoko, who is a chieftain of [...]

June 5, 2013 Music and film