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Monday, July 25, 2016

Awal Abdulfatai Nigerian Director Shoots First Pan African Film In South Africa


A Pan African Production that attracts mixed race and pan African cast, includes casts from Nigeria, South African, Ghana and Angolan, run and managed by Awal Abdulfatai Rahmat.
Awal Abdulfatai Rahmat is a dynamic, proactive and spontaneously creative young man who in his early 30’s has worthwhile experience in TV content management, media business development and media marketing communications with prowess in creating bespoke entertaining, exciting and engaging TV and radio contents.
Awal is in the middle of a movie production for Africa’s big screen called ‘Descent’. It is a Drama/Thriller genre, and a 120 minutes movie currently being shot in Johannesburg, starring Zack Orji, Matt Stern, Tayo Faniran, Benedikt Sebastian, Chibuzor Nwankwo, Palesa Madisakwane, Andrew Scott, Sheena Deeparian and Ahmmad Kawser.
It is a story of underworld dons one of which is played by Zack Orji, a Nollywwod veteran, who will do everything and anything to protect their families, and are tied in a twisted fate with Bongani Ndlovu (Phoenix Baaitse); humble farmer who simply wishes to protect his family legacy; a thirst for vengeance and power!
The movie is scheduled to be released around July next year, but it will be viewed during film festivals, and a media exclusive premiere and movie critics special review is scheduled for February next year.
Check snippet of the movie…






 

Saturday, July 16, 2016

MERCY AIGBE FLOATS FILM SCHOOL



In a bid to give back to the society and inspire people in pursuit of an acting career, vastly talented actress, Mercy Aigbe has floated a film school named- The MAG SCHOOL OF DRAMA. The School offers a 4-month training in acting, script-writing, movie making, stage management to mention a few.

Speaking on the laudable initiative, Mercy Aigbe Gentry said she feels elated to be an inspiration to young people who want to venture into the make believe world. “This project means a lot to me, I have received a lot of requests especially from my fans about creating a platform to tutor aspiring actors and I am glad we have finally kicked off. Students will be under the tutelage of well-rounded and experienced instructors who will help them build a solid foundation and develop skills needed to succeed in the highly competitive field of acting.” She said 

Registration closes on the 20th of July and training kicks off on the 29th July, 2016.


For More enquiries Call 08092947574

MUSIC: Alphi Lexy - Me, Myself And I


Alphi Lexy jumps on G-eazy's hit song "Me Myself and I" featuring Bebe Rehxa .....He always goess harddd.....Pretty sure G-eazy would be proud if he hears this.....This boy never disappoints (Too much Bars and awesome flows).......He's got next!!!

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

NSFDW2016 Model Casting


The Fourth Edition of The Prestigious Nigerian Student Fashion and Design Week 2016 is drawing near and comes with a lot of excitement. 

It's getting more exciting as the NSFDW2016 announces her Model Casting which seeks to select the best of models for this Year's Edition. 

Requirements and Instructions :

Female Models :
1. Minimum Height: 5 ft 9
2. Must wear TankTop, Jeans and high heels.

Male Models :
1. Minimum Height : 6 ft
2. Must wear Tank Top and Jeans.

Date: Saturday, 9th July 2016.

Venue : Maximus Lounge, 4 Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja, Lagos. ( opposite Wahum)

Time : 11am - 3pm.

P.S: Models that Arrive After 2pm will NOT be Attended to.
Early arrival is advised. 

For info and enquiries : 
Yusuf : 0806 738 9576 , Victoria : 0818 226 4432

IG./Twitter : @nsfdweek
Facebook: www.facebook.com/nsfdweek
Website: www.nsfdw.com

#NSFDW2016‎

Nigerian Student Fashion And Design Week (NSFDW) Welcomes Wema Bank Nigeria


The organizers of the Nigerian Student Fashion And Design Week (NSFDW) are pleased to announce Wema Bank Nigeria as one of its leading sponsors at the 2016 edition. The sponsorship deal was eventually sealed on the 28th of July at the Wema Bank headquarters in Lagos.

Wema Bank Plc, commonly known as Wema Bank, is Nigeria's longest surviving indigenous commercial bank and has demonstrated consistent commitment to sustainable development of its resident communities.

In a chat with Mrs Odili Onome; Head of Brand, Marketing Communications, Wema bank she said the bank is passionate about empowering the creative youths in the country and the Nigerian Student Fashion And Design Week provides the right platform for the bank to support young entrepreneurs in the Nigerian fashion industry, a sector that is evolving quite rapidly.

The Bank will also be rewarding the most creative Designer of the  Nigerian Student Fashion And Design Week with startup funds and SME packages for the other participants.

The event is scheduled to hold on the 12th and 13th of August at the Indoor Sports Hall of the University of Lagos, Akoka by 4pm each day with Red carpet by 3pm and it is expected to showcase 30 designers to an audience of over 2000 people.

 Tickets are sold for N500 for students, N1000 for Regulars and N5000 for VIPs, they will be available for sales at the venue.

To request for press passes, email: press@nsfdw.com

For general enquiries: email: info@nsfdweek.com or call +2347031607412, +2347053934970, +2347034823549

Monday, July 4, 2016

MUSIC: YungAce - Kilode Ft Dice Ailes ( @yungace_orin )


The Starboard Management Wonder-kid ‘YungAce’ is back with this monstrous and highly anticipated single KILODE featuring Chocolate City’s super talented act ‘Dice Ailes’. 

Produced by Rexxie, Mix & Mastered by Spyritmyx, this tune will leave you spell-held as you listen to a combination of sounds that most acts will not dare to fuse together. Download & Enjoy Below.



Sunday, June 26, 2016

10 New Female Fashion Proteges In Nigeria [PHOTOS]

In BlackNBold Fashion House commitment to promote and encourage fashion entrepreneurship in Nigeria, an initiative was developed known as “The Emerging Designers In Nigeria Series”. In this new edition the fashion house will be focusing on some new female fashion protégés who have been outstanding so far. A two month thorough search and survey was conducted across various states in Nigeria and some names which might not be familiar to you emerged. We are sure they will dominate the Nigerian fashion industry in the nearest future. So in no particular order we present to you '' Some 10 New Female Fashion Protégés In Nigeria''.
  1. ONYINYECHI THOMPSON AMADI- ST O’MAAN

Onyinyechi Thompson is the creative director of ST O’MAAN, an emerging fashion brand in Lagos known for its attention to details. She is an alumna of Wisconsin University Ghana where she obtained a B.Sc in Human Resource Management in 2015. Upon graduation Onyinyechi enrolled for a six months training programme in Pattern drafting and tailoring at the Osc College of Fashion where she perfected her sewing skills. Fashion started for this young entrepreneur at a very young age. She got more recognition from the Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week 2015 which was apparently her first major showcase as a designer in Nigeria, that same year she mesmerized the audience with her designs at the Wisconsin University Fashion Week. The young fashion designer has received a lot of media attention; much recently she was interviewed by PulseTv as their ‘’Designer of the Week’’.
  1. RONKE OKUSI- MORETE CREATIONS

 Ronke Okusi is the creative director of MORÉTE CREATIONS. The undergraduate of Fine and Applied arts at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria first caught our attention at the Royal Fashion Show in 2015, an event organized to celebrate the coronation of the 51st Ooni of Ife; her traditional Yoruba inspired designs dazzled on the runway making it a perfect match for the occasion. As some would discover their passion much later in life, Ronke at a very young age had exhibited the traits of a fashion designer, obsessed with her dolls and coloured pencils, she would constantly play dress up and draw some of the quirkiest dresses. Ronke is no stranger to the spotlight, a nominee at the OYA Awards for ‘’Young Designer of the Year’’ 2015 (Student category). And making top 5 at Fayrouz L’ Originale under team ‘Fabact’.  Also participating at the Ife Runway Fashion Week in 2015.                                                                             
  1. OMOLADEORIENI FLORENCE ADISA- LADE ADISA

 Lade Adisa is probably one of our most favourite on this list. She is the creative director and brain behind LADE ADISA, a popular fashion brand in Ile Ife where she is presently studying. Growing up under the inescapable eyes of her Mother, Chief Mrs M.A Adisa, The Yeyeoge Aderemi of Ile-Ife who was at that time so keen on her children’s outlook was an inspiration for her to delving into fashion designing. Lade recalls how her mother taught them the ultimate value in image presentation. In the year 2010, Lade decided to take a bold step by enrolling for fashion design training at Nikjade Multiventures. In the year 2013 she emerged as the winner of ''The Collection Fashion Design & Makeup'', she later went on to showcase her first ready to wear collection at the Ife Runway Fashion Show where she emerged as the 1st runner up most creative designer. After this showcase she started receiving orders from within and outside the country. All these prompted her to take fashion designing as a serious career. It wasn’t an easy start for this young designer, combining academic workload and the demand from her clients. In order to step up her game to a whole new level, Lade enrolled for further training with Hajia Kafayat Obayopo of Kaffy Fashion who helped her in perfecting her skills. We have no doubt that she is one designer to look out for.
  1. ONABOWU SINMISOLA OYINTARE- FINESSES CLOTHIERS

Sinmisola is another young designer that made it to our list. She is the creative director of FINESSES CLOTHIERS. Her brand majorly caters for classy women, stylish men and kids. The Alumna of Imo State University Okigwe attended theAuxtinlarry fashion academy in Lagos where she got an intensive training in fashion designing, she was one of their best students and she had an impressive record at the fashion academy. She had to resign from her well paying job to pursue her dreams, a big decision she will never forget. 

Just like many other designers, fashion started for her at a very young age. She grew up learning from her uncle who was a fashion designer at that time. Fashion as a career started for this beautiful lady in the year 2014. In order for her to get more clients and customers she had to do a lot of free jobs, this she said has created more awareness for her brand has she now has several loyal clients who are now paying very well. Sinmisola’s major challenge has been managing her time and pressure from her clients.

  1. ADENE ONOMENE FLORENCE- ONOMENE COUTURE

Onomene! This is another fashion protégé that will dominate the fashion industry in Nigeria in the coming years. Her consistency, determination and creativity is quite amazing. She is the creative director of ONOMENE COUTURE, a brand that specialises in wedding dresses, bridal train dresses, red carpet dresses and dinner wears. She holds a B.sc in Mass Communication from Covenant University.The young designer believes she inherited the business of fashion from her family. Her grandmother was a fashion designer, her mother also took after her, but later left it for the corporate world. Onomene made up her mind from her days in the university that she wasn’t going to work under anybody, so she started making beads without prior training. Towards the end of her final year she made up her mind it was going to be fashion entrepreneurship all the way. Upon graduation, she enrolled at House of Bunor for a six months training program and later went on to the Singer school of fashion for further training. Her major challenge so far is the poor power supply in Nigeria and the lack of skilled man power.

  1. ELIZABETH ISAAC- EXCLUSIVE BY LC

Elizabeth is the brain behind the fast growing fashion brand EXCLUSIVE BY LC. She appears to be full of promises and one designer that will dominate the industry in the nearest future. The University of Uyo alumna also attended the Osc college of fashion where she got the necessary skills needed in fashion designing. Her brand "Exclusive by Lc" was founded in the year 2015. Her garments are of uncompromising standards in design, material and craftsmanship. For Elizabeth she started with making outfits just for herself with thread and hand needle. She later learnt how to paddle her mum's old machine on her own. For Elizabeth, fashion seems to be the only tool she can use to fully express herself.

  1. WUMI OYEDIRAN- ASOWUNMI

 Wumi is the humble creative mind behind one of the leading fashion brands at the Obafemi Awolowo University; asówùnmí. Just like Ibironke, they have managed to build their brands in a manner that deserve lots of applause within the OAU campus community. Her brand specializes in high end female apparels and ready to wear outfits. She got her inspiration from two of her aunties who sew while she was growing up. As a child, she was always curious about how each outfit was put together and "arranged". Asówùnmí was birthed in the year 2013 after she took the bold step of learning how to sew at Yemscut Fashion House in Akute. She wanted to be able to make the pieces she designed. She believes that reading books, fashion magazines and studying about the top designers and even Fashion trends has really been useful. Despite the fact that fashion wasn’t new in her family, her first challenge as a designer was acceptance from her family and friends. Many of them felt she was just been lazy, that she should go to school, get Master's degree and even PhD in great fields of study. But she kept telling them that fashion designing required a lot of hard work too. But she really did prove them wrong when she started making headlines in the university for her creativity and entrepreneurship skills. Wumi was able to develop a thick skin against all odds and she is very determined. She will be showcasing her first proper ready to wear collection at the Nigerian Student Fashion and Design week in August and we can’t wait to see what she has in store for us.


8.  BALOGUN BOLUWATITO- DEBEEBLU

Boluwatito is a 600 level medicine and surgery student at the College of Medicine University of Lagos and she is the creative director of the DEBEEBLU brand. One may wonder how a medical student finds time for fashion designing. Unlike many designers who had their family members as fashion designers and derived their inspiration from them, for Bolu it was different. The vision for her clothing line started in the year 2012 when she found herself constantly sketching designs as she loved drawing and sketching, she later made up her mind she wanted to know all about fashion. She got some form of informal training from other designers, tailors, friends and the internet. She officially unveiled her fashion label in the year 2015 and she deals strictly with dance wear designs as she is a passionate dancer also. To Bolu, one of her major challenges is finance and recruiting people to help with the work. “As a medical student it’s not so easy but i have learnt to manage my time well and with others helping it makes the work easier”. She said. She showcased her 2nd collection at the TORQUE concert in 2014. The DEBEEBLU brand will be releasing their first dance collection at this year’s edition of Nigerian Student Fashion And Design Week.

  1. ADEOTI AANU OLUWAYEMISI- GREEN KREATIONS

Aanu is the brain behind the GREEN KREATIONS label. She is a graduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka. She was inspired to start her own clothing line in the year 2015 when she visited a fashion designer who billed her heavily to make an attire she loved so much. At that time she was very low on cash and had to go back home sad and disappointed. Aanu who has always been a lover of fashion and an admirer of creativity made it upon herself to take a course in fashion and design. She embarked on an intensive fashion training course in order to know the basics and in no time her skills had improved. What seemed like a child’s play was now looking more of a lifetime career for her. Upon graduation from a fashion academy she started making outfits for free for some notable celebrities in her state and this helped paved way for her in terms of clients. Today, her brand is receiving so much attention in Ekiti state.

  1.  ABIOYE ADURAGBEMI IFEOLUWA- PPM FASHION

Gbemi is the creative head of the PPM FASHION brand. She is an alumna of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology in Oyo state. Her brand caters for both male and female attires. Popularly known as 'OGELABI' by her peers, fashion started for her when she was very young. She grew up always wanting to look different in her own wears. She always loved to add her feel to every wear she buys so she takes them back to her tailor to add few things to and people always loved & appreciate them. All these motivated her into having her own fashion label. It wasn’t until the year 2012 after her NYSC that she decided to take fashion seriously. She learnt the skill on her own but perfected it afterwards in 2015 at the FIELDMANN fashion academy in Lagos.

Gbemi is inspired by "MODESTY" in designs and the richness of the African culture. Some of the challenges she faces are finance, man power, power supply, and mobility of products but she believes that God has been faithful unto her. “I am always positive, focused and determined”. She said. Her work has been featured across some fashion media paltforms in Nigeria.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

MUSIC: G.eskova - Great World Ft Okal ( Prod by Killertunes ) - @iamokal


" Great World " Is a Collaboration between G.eskova, A New York Rapper from Togo Featuring  a Nigerian Singer " Okal " . Prod by Killertunes . Mixed & Mastered by Spyritmyx . Download , Listen And Enjoy!





Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Yoruba Nollywood Actress and Movie Producer Bridgett's Daughter Clocks One



Yoruba Nollywood Actress and Movie Producer Bridgett is planning a lavish Birthday party for her daughter's first birthday on July 09, 2016 at Black Ramada Hotel, Sheikh Khalif Road. Dubai... We Wish The Princess A Happy Birthday Celebration.

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Elegushi Family Shuts the Beach over Death of UNILAG Ladies


Following the tragic drowning of two masters degree students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) at the Elegushi Private Beach, the Elegushi Royal Family has shut down the beach in honour of the victims and to allow for proper investigation of the unfortunate incident.

The ladies, Adesola Ogunmefun and Funmilayo Odusina, drowned while swimming in the ocean during a party to celebrate of their friend’s birthday. They were said to have submerged in strong tides.


The Elegushi family closed down the beach ahead of the visit by the state government’s investigation team. The family said the measure was taken to improve safety and management standards at the beach.

In a press conference in the Elegushi Palace in Lekki, the family’s spokesperson and Asiwaju of Ikate Land, Prince Olanrewaju Elegushi, condoled with the bereaved family, regretting the “unfortunate incident”.

The royal family refuted the claim that the victims died in the beach, noting that the deceased were rescued alive but died on the way to the hospital. Prince Elegushi said the safety facilities at the beach were up to the standards, adding that necessary safety measures, including the provision of lifeguards and ambulances, were provided at the beach in line with best practice.

His words: “We want to set the record straight on the incident that happened at the family beach on June 5. We want the public to know there was high and strong ocean tide on that day and visitors were warned not to swim beyond a dedicated danger line, where we hoist a red flag to indicate strong ocean tide.

“We achieved substantial per cent compliance, but some visitors still went ahead to swim beyond the flag despite constant warning by our lifeguards. When the victims drowned, our lifeguards plunged into the ocean and rescued them alive. Let it be on record that none of the victims died on the spot as reported.

“Immediately they were rescued, the victims’ friends, rather than allowing experts to give first aid and resuscitation exercise, they carried the victims and drove to the hospital, where the two students died. It was very sad and we commiserate with the family. The family has decided to temporarily shut operation of the beach in honour of the victim and to allow investigation.”

RETHINK IT WITH BEN: THE NIGERIAN POLICE IS NOT A FRIEND

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What sort of friend oppresses his said friend simply because he wears a dirty black uniform that’s not been in water for days?
Tell any Nigerian ‘the Nigeria Police is your friend’ and you will be bombarded with sighs, hisses, anger, laughter and in some cases threats as they reminisce and reflect upon their past experiences with their ‘friends’. Almost everyone has one bad experience or the other to recount.
A few years ago a close friend of mine Chris went to buy tiles at Orile, and hired a bus to help transport it home. On their way back, the driver decided to carry some passengers, and my friend did not object.
To cut a long story short, one of the passengers who had fallen asleep woke up and on seeing the bus almost empty, dived out of the moving bus. Luckily he was not run over by oncoming vehicles but other drivers thought Chris and his driver were “one chance” armed robbers, so they were taken to the station.
The man who took a dive was brought in and via an interpreter (he’s Hausa) said he was not robbed but thought he was in danger, so he flew out of the bus. Cased closed right, but it's never that simple with our friends the Nigeria Police Force.
The officers in charge demanded that Chris pay N50,000 bail before he’s released and he refused. So he was charged to court and spent over 6 months in Ikoyi Prisons awaiting trial.
So I was not surprised when on Monday, June 13, 2016, I came across the story of Benue musician INAS (real name John Inas) who was arrested on his way home from a video shoot. He was bailed with N20,000.00 and instructed to come the next day to collect his phone because the officer with it was not around.
Only for him to be be rearrested on false charges of murder and armed robbery simply because he persisted on collecting his phone. What I don't get is why was his phone taken out of the station in the first place? Items collected from those arrested are they not supposed to be registered, filed and kept in the evidence locker?
Then a few days later another story was circulated about a man who was robbed and went to the station to report the robbery but was told to pay N5,000.00 mobilisation fee. He then decided to write a statement instead but was requested to pay for the paper.
Sadly these are not isolated incidences but everyday occurrences which will continue to happen. The problem with the Nigeria Police Force is that they have refused to upgrade from the pre-colonial era of policing, when the British hired illiterates who could not challenge their authority. The officers are well educated while a lot of the recruits can hardly spell their names.
It's a dumping ground for frustrated individuals whose lack of credentials have blessed them a future so bleak, they decided to enroll for a job which pays cowries compared to the risk and stress involved with it. These ‘empowered frustrated’ people then take out their frustrations on innocent citizens but I do not blame them, I blame the incompetent bosses at the top who have refused to upgrade the recruitment requirements from the pre-colonial days, besides you only get what you pay. If the startup salary was reasonable, reasonable people will apply.
These are the men we entrust our lives with. We expect them to risk their lives for a pittance and act surprised when they take off of their uniforms quickly at the sound of anything that resembles a gunshot. Just tell one of them there are armed robbers operating down the street and watch his pot belly jiggle as he races in the opposite direction. The only time they’re useful is when they’re busy doing the job of Road Safety officials or setting up illegal road blocks.
More than one Inspector General of police has banned checkpoints, yet they keep springing up like weeds and will continue to do so. How do you expect these recruits to meet their needs with a salary of N9,019.42 monthly, if he’s not augmenting it by harassing innocent civilians on the street, it's just not feasible. It's also unreasonable for you to expect these same men to befriend their ‘food source’, it's like saying a street cat should stop eating rats, they’ll starve to death.
The police is not my friend, at least not the ones I interact with. Friends are supposed to look out for each other. Friends do not stab each other in the back. What sort of friend oppresses his said friend simply because he wears a dirty black uniform that’s not been in water for days?
What sort of friend disappears when you need him the most? The police is my friend, never, I reject and rebuke it (as my dear mom would say).

Saturday, June 18, 2016

NEW BANGER: Crown P - Belinda (Prod By Blaq Jerzee) @crownprince01 @blaqjerzee




Physically and professionally eye-catching Afro beat Artiste; Adedayo Yusuf Adepoju usually identified with his stage name “CROWN P” is an indigene of Oyo state. With the unending competition in the musical realm, Crown P is certain not to miss the opportunity of being counted amongst the fewhighly talented and business oriented artistes in Africa. He has however, taken upon himself to further his knowledge in music. CROWN P’s main focus is to create a path for young and coming artist to tread on and also to satisfy the musical craving of his fans.

Having a deep understanding of what the fans delight, “CROWN P” has a joint effort with Ace producer “Blaq Jerzee which is a song that logically combined lyrical skills with spontaneous beat to make a melodious tune that is capable to top charts and able to be a club banger. The song is titled “BELINDA”, it is certain that this music will get you grooving. Enjoy



Ajak Deng X Elizabeth Kennedy Resort 2017

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Elizabeth Kennedy releases her Resort collection and it’s Epic. The collection shot Dario Calmese features well-tailored designs from the ombre toned dresses to the feminine prints and immaculate white worn by Top Model, Ajak Deng.

This collection can definitely transform any lady even a guy wearing this would stun. Top American Celebrities like Laverne Cox and top TV actress Mindy Kaling have been photographed on the red carpet at award shows wearing designs by Elizabeth Kennedy.

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Why P-Square May Not Drop An Album This Year

Why P-Square may not drop an album this year

Alot has definitely changed about one of Africa’s finest pop groups, P-Square, made up of twin brothers, Peter and Paul Okoye.

Ever since the crisis in the family, during which the brothers were at loggerheads and threatened they would be going their separate ways, things haven’t been the same again.
For one, the brothers seem to have stopped making music together. The last work they have together is their ‘Double Trouble’ album which was released in 2014.
With the two-year gap that is usually between their album releases, P-Square is expected to release an
album this year, but there are no indications that they have ‘hit’ the studio yet.
In the past, the brothers (especially Peter) used to upload pictures on their social media pages to show fans that they are working in the studio. But nothing of the sort has happened this year.
Peter, who is the most active of the brothers on social media, only posts pictures of himself, his kids, and his solo activities, with virtually nothing about the brand P-Square. On the other hand, Paul regularly uploads pictures of his artistes, Muno and Lucy, and talks about their activities like their songs and video releases.
In terms of the level of observable activities in the brothers’ record labels, it is apparent that Paul’s Rude Boi Records is more vibrant than Peter’s P-Classic Records. Peter was the first to establish his record label when he informally unveiled P-Classic Records in 2014. He made the announcement on Instagram when he revealed that his cousin, Malcolm Obinna Clint Onyeyiri would be his first signee. Ever since, virtually nothing has been heard of the artiste and the record label.
Meanwhile, Paul only signed Muno as his first artiste in January 2016, and he (Muno) already has two songs, and a music video, which was directed by Paul. The First Lady of the label, Lucy, was unveiled a month later, and she already has two songs.
However, there exists a school of thought that believes the P-Square group is no more; and what is existing is merely a phantom. This school of thought opines that the brothers have basically broken up, but chose to stay together because of all that is attached to their brand as P-square, Vanguard reports.

Friday, June 17, 2016

Nigerian Student Fashion And Design Week To Hold In August


The Nigerian Student Fashion And Design week is one of the most
anticipated fashion event of the year. The event is known for bringing
together young and creative fashion designers from various higher
institutions across the country. It is quite amazing to see the huge
progress and achievements the event has made since inception as the
success stories of many emerging designers in the country can be traced
back to NSFDW.


A set of fashion judges are always on ground to select the most creative
designers who go home with several consolation prizes. Ejiro Amos-Tafiri,
Tewa Onasanya, Kola Kuddus, and Onome Fasan were the judges last year.
Hauwa Liman from Bayero University Kano emerged as the most creative
designer, while Joy Marie from the Open University coming in as the 1st
runner up and Seun Morafa from the University of Lagos emerging as the 2nd
runnerup. Over 2,000 guests attended the two days event.


The organisers have announced August 12th and 13th, 2016 as dates for the
4th edition and we cant wait to see what they have in store for us. We
will bring you more updates on the event as things unfold.



Please find below, the attached artwork.


For enquiries: +2347031607412, +2347035584960.

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Website: www.nsfdw.com

Tiwa Savage, Davido, Seyi Shay, Yemi Alade, Falz, More Bag 2016 NEA Nominations – The Full List

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The producers of the 11th Annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) presents the list of the 2016 NEA nominees.
The NEAs is an annual award ceremony with primary objective of recognizing the contributions of Nigerian and African Entertainers. The award ceremony, in its 11th year, is not only focused on recognizing Nigerian entertainers but also highlight Nigerians who continue to make an impact in our immediate communities in Nigeria or extended communities in the diaspora.
This year, the producers of the NEAs are excited to announce the addition of some new categories and also the expansion of some existing categories to reflect the ever changing entertainment industry.

Full List Of Nominees
Music Categories
 Best Album
Y.A.G.I – Lil Kesh
Applaudise – Iyanya
EyanMayweather – Olamide
Ghetto University – Runtown
R.E.D. – Tiwa Savage
Stories that Touch – Falz
Seyi or Shay  – Seyi Shay
Mama Africa – YemiAlade

Hottest Single
Oshinachi – Humblesmith
Duro – Tekno
Baba Nla – Wizkid
Lagos Boys – Olamide
Mama – Kiss Daniel
Jagaban – Ycee

Best Song
Pick Up – Adekunle Gold
Oluwa Ni – Reekado Banks
Vow – The Vow
You Suppose know – Bez
Type of Woman – Iyanya
Go On – Niyola

Afropop Artist
Tekno
Wiz Kid
Tiwa Savage
Kiss Daniel
Chidinma
Davido

R&B Artist
Waje
Niyola
Praiz
Seyi Shay
Dare
Iyanya

Rap Act
Vector
MI
Phyno
Olamide
Reminisce
CDQ

Gospel Artist
UcheAgu
Frank Edward
Nikki Laoye
Sammy Okposo
ObioraObiwon
OnosBrisibi

Dancehall Artist
Patoranking
Timaya
Cynthia Morgan
Ceeza
Burna Boy
Ketchup

Indigenous Artist
9ice
Flavour
Tillaman
Jaywon
Olu Maintain
Kcee

Alternative Artist
Temidollface
Bez
Mystro
Brymo
Aramide
TimiDakolo

Best New Act
Niniola
Ycee
Adekunle Gold
Humblesmith
Mz Kiss
Toby Grey

Most Promising Act to Watch
Shobzy
Mr. Eazi
Teeblaq
Spyz
Terry Apala
Coco Benson

Diaspora Artist
Shiikane
Ayojay
Mr. Eazi
Lioness
Duncan Daniels
Stylezz

Best Collabo
Moniegram – Mr. 2Kay feat. Timaya
Romantic  – Korede Bello feat. Tiwa
My Woman, My Everything – Patoranking feat.Wande Coal
YayaOyoyo — Lil Kesh feat. Davido
Reggae Blues –  Harry Song feat. Olamide, Iyanya, Orezi
Your Number – Ayojay feat. FettyWap
Sekem – MC Galaxy feat. Swizz Beats
Finally – Masterkraft feat.Sarkodie, Flavour

Best Live Performer
Omawumi
Tuface
Solidstar
YemiAlade
Dbanj
MC Galaxy

Best Music Video
Emergency – Dbanj Dir. Unlimited LA
Right Now – Seyi Shay Dir. MejiAlabi
Condo – Kuammy Dir. Moe Musa
Karishika – Falz Dir. Aje Films
Duro – Tekno Dir. Patrick Elis
If I Start to Talk – Tiwa Dir. CP
Quality – Pasuma Dir. HG2
Sisi – Sexy Steel Dir. Chad Tennies

African Male Artist (Non Nigerian / Africa)
Stonebwoy (GH)
FA (LIB)
Sarkodie (GH)
Sauti Sol (KQ)
Deng (LIB)
Papa Denis (KQ)
BisaKdei (GH)
Eric Geso (LIB)

African Female Artist (Non Nigerian / Africa)
VannessaMdee (TZ)
Efya (GH)
Lira (SA)
MZ Vee (GH)
SheebahNdiwanjawulo (UG)
Adiouza (SN)
Victoria Kimani (KQ)
KnowlessButera (RW)

Music Producer
DJ Coublon
Masterkraft
Young John
Cobhams
Mystro
Jay Pizzle

Film/TV Categories

Lead Actor in Film
IK Ogbonna – Stop
Daniel K. Daniel – A Soldier’s Story
Femi Jacobs – Taxi driver-OkoAshewo
Ramsey Nouah – GbomoGbomo Express
Joseph Benjamin – Rebecca
Julius Agwu – Wives on Strike

Supporting Actor in Film
SambasaNzeribe – A Soldier’s Story
Hafiz Oyetoro – Taxi Driver-OkoAshewo
Desmond Elliot – Falling
Tope Tedela – Surulere
Femi Jacobs – The Visit
OlumideOworu – A soldier’s story

Lead Actress in Film
OmoniOboli – Wives on Strike
AdesuaEtomi – Falling
Genevieve – Road to Yesterday
NseIkpe-Etim – The Visit
Belinda Effah – Stop
FathiaBalogun – Ishanna

Supporting Actress in Film
OsasAjibade – GbomoGbomo Express
ChiomaOmeruah – Road to Yesterday
Beverly Naya – Surulere
Linda Ejiofor – A Soldier’s Story
KehindeBankole – Wives on Strike
Rita Dominic – Surulere

Director – Film
Akin Omotoso – Tell me Sweet Something
Frankie Ogar – A Soldier’s Story
IshayaBako – Road to Yesterday
Walter Taylaur – GbomoGbomo Express
NiyiAkinmolayan – Falling
SalisuBalarabe – DadinKowa

Best Picture
A Soldier’s Story
Wives on Strike
Road To Yesterday
Tell Me Sweet Something
Taxi Driver (OkoAshewo)
Ishanna

Best Short Film
Blood Taxi – FolasakinIwajomo
Hell Or High Water – OluseyiAmuwa
Good People Dead – Nodash
The Encounter – ToluAjayi
Child Soldier – FolasakinIwajomo
Brave – Lowla-Dee

Best Actor – TV
BasorgeTariah Jnr – Do Good
FolarinFalana – Jenifa’s Diary
RMD – Hush
KeppyEkpeyong – Festac Town
OC Ukeje – Before 30
KelechiUdegbe – Officer Titus

Best Actress – TV
Ini Edo – Desperate House girls
Kate Henshaw – Do Good
FunkeAkindele – Jenifa’s Diary
Beverly Naya – Before 30
OgeOkoye – Festac Town
Abimbola Craig – Skinny Girl in Transit

Best TV Show
Festac Town
Baby’s Daddy
Jenifa’s Diary
Skinny Girl in Transit
Officer Titus
Do Good

Africa (Non Nigerian) Best Actor
Majid Michel – The Department
Abraham Attah – Beast of No Nation
Idris Elba – Beast of No Nation
Henry Adofo – Freetown
Van Vicker – A Long Night
Chris Attoh – Happiness is a Four letter word

Africa (Non Nigerian) Best Actress
FuluMugovhani – Ayanda
NuongFaalong – Freetown
Ama K. Abebrese – Beast of No Nation
Nana Mensah – An African City
Yvonne Okoro – Rebecca
Faridah F. Kuteesa – House Arrest

Africa (Non Nigerian) Best Picture
Freetown
Ayanda
Beast of No Nation
Silverain
House Arrest
Rebecca

OtherCategories

Male Disc Jockey
DJ TTB
DJ Kelvin (PH)
DJ Enimoney
DJ Vinnie
DJ Tunez
DJ Gavpop

Female Disc Jockey
DJ Lambo
DJ Mystelle
DJ Nana
DJ Sensei Lo
DJ Switch
DJ Soupamodel

Disc Jockey Collabo
DJ Shabsy ft. Kiss Daniel – Raba
DJ Kaywise ft. Oritsefemi – Warn Dem
DJ XclusiveftCassperNyovest, Sakordie, Anatii&Banky W.
DJ Spinall ft. YemiAlade – Pepe Dem
DJ Jimmy JattftWizkid – Feeling The Beat
DJ Kentalky ft. Lil Kesh – Blessings

African(Non Nigerian) Disc Jockey
DJ Lebbie (SL)
DJ Bossman (LIB)
DJ Mensah (GH)
DJ Joe Mfalme (KQ)
DJ Slick Stuart &Roja (UG)
DJ Vyrusky (GH)

Music Executive
Don Jazzy – Mavin
Ubi Franklin – MMMG
E-Money – Five Star
OssyChiori – Achievas
Steve Baba Eko – Xtreme
OkwudiliUmenyiora – Eric Manny

Radio OAP
Teddy Don-Momoh – Star FM
Tisan – Raypower
Toke Makinwa – Rhythm
N6 – Cool FM
Ushbebe – Naija FM
Igos – Wazobia

TV Presenter (Lifestyle)
EkuEdewor – 53 Extra
Ehiz – MTV
BolanleOlukanni – EL
Adams – Soundcity
Daala – Ovation
NansyIsime – Hip TV

Comedy Act
I Go Die
Akpororo
Seyi Law
Ushbebe
AY
Basketmouth

Fashion Model
AkpedeOghenekevwe
Mayowa Nicholas
Ndigwe Victor
Uju Marshall
AkomayeKwen
OpeyemiAwoyemi

Best Online Comedy Act
Craze Clown
Emmanuella
Chief Obi
Iya Ibadan
Foxy P
WowoBoyz

The 2016 NEAs will be held on September 4th, 2016 in New York City, during the Labor Day weekend.