“Omo Ghetto’ Takes Over as Highest Grossing Nollywood Movie

Omo Ghetto

“Omo Ghetto’ Takes Over as Highest Grossing Nollywood Movie         Actress Funke Akindele-Bello popularly known as Jenifa’s movie, “Omo Ghetto” (The Saga), has been declared Nollywood’s highest grossing movie of all time. In a statement released by Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN), the 2020 comedy has so far grossed N468,036,300 after holding the number one spot for three weeks in a row. “Omo Ghetto’ has officially broken a four years record by knocking off Kemi Adetiba’s 2016 Comedy movie, “The Wedding Party.” The movie had been…

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Veteran Broadcaster Bisi Olatilo Recovers From COVID-19

Bisi Olatilo

Veteran Broadcaster Bisi Olatilo Recovers From COVID-19         Ace Nigerian broadcaster, Bisi Olatilo has recovered from COVID-19 after two weeks of treatment at the Mainland Hospital in Yaba, Lagos. Olatilo, the Chairman of Biscon Communications, is thankful to the Managing Director of the hospital, Dr Abimbola Bowale, who he says led a strong team of medical practitioners to treat him for the pandemic. He is also thankful to the Chairman of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital who also helped to ensure he got appropriate treatment. The…

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Nollywood Actor Dan Nkoloagu Dies at 83

Dan Nkoloagu

A popular Nollywood actor, Dan Nkoloagu, is dead at the age of 83. His son, Dan Nkoloagu Jnr., broke the news on Facebook on Monday. According to him, the movie veteran died on Friday, January 22 after a brief illness. Sharing a photo of his late dad on his hospital bed, Nkoloagu Jnr, wrote: “It was a black Friday for us as my Dad left us without saying goodbye.” Until his death, the late actor had starred in several Nollywood epic movies and series. He is known for his herbalist/chief…

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Singer Dolly Parton Loses Brother, Randy To Cancer

Dolly Parton Loses Brother

Singer Dolly Parton Loses Brother, Randy To Cancer Legendary American country singer, Dolly Parton, has lost her 67-year-old younger brother, Randy to cancer. Dolly announced that her sibling has passed away after losing his cancer battle, adding that Randy is now “in a better place than we are.” In a statement, Parton said: “My brother Randy has lost his battle with cancer. The family and I are grieving his loss but we know he is in a better place than we are at this time. We are a family of…

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Adele and Estranged Husband Simon Konecki Reach Divorce Settlement

Divorce Settlement

Adele and Estranged Husband Simon Konecki Reach Divorce Settlement         Famous British singer, Adele and her ex-husband, Simon Konecki have reached an agreement on their divorce settlement, PEOPLE confirms. The former couple filed a judgement packet with the court in Los Angeles on Friday, though the document has not been entered or signed by a judge to officially dissolve their marriage. “Adele and her partner have separated. They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy. There will be no further…

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American Music Mogul Dr Dre Back to Work After Suffering Brain Aneurysm

Dr Dre

American Music Mogul Dr Dre Back to Work After Suffering Brain Aneurysm         American music mogul, Dr Dre, is back in good health as he returns to the music studio, just a day after leaving the hospital following a brain aneurysm. The 55-year-old music producer and rapper can be seen looking healthy and confident in a photo taken by his colleague, music producer Focus which he shared on his Instagram page on Saturday, dailymail.com reports. Dre kept his look casual as he returned to making music with…

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Planet One Owner, Shaka Momoh, is Dead

Shaka Momoh

Planet One Owner, Shaka Momoh, is Dead         The owner and Chief Executive Officer of Planet One event centre, Shaka Momoh is reportedly dead. The news of his death was confirmed by a close associate of the entertainment guru to lagoscityreporters. The cause of his death though not confirmed by this associate, however, it may not be unrelated to complications arising from Covid-19 pandemic.   Details later…

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Fast-Rising Nollywood Actor David Mela is Dead

David Mela

Fast-Rising Nollywood Actor David Mela is Dead         A fast-rising Nollywood actor, David Mela is dead. According to reports, David died on Monday evening,  Jan 11, after suffering from an undisclosed ailment. Prior to his death, he had not posted on social media for weeks. A friend, Itz Atagher Hardin Pee while lamenting over his death, wrote; “Hard to believe you’re gone sir, but Indeed you’ve part away from us! I’m in deep grieve& my heart is pained, to say! Rip😭😭😭 Mela David Mela Mela ” See other…

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Veteran Actress, Orisabunmi Reportedly Dead

Orisabunmi

Veteran Actress, Orisabunmi Reportedly Dead       Veteran actress, Folake Aremu, popularly known as Orisabunmi has passed on. The news of her demise broke early this morning. Nollywood circle reports her passing on this way, ”We have just received the news of the demise of Veteran Actress, Orisabunmi. May her soul rest in Peace.  Folake Aremu popularly known as Orisabunmi has been a phenomenal part of the film industry for more than four decades. She starred in productions including Arelu, Yanponyanrin.”  

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COVID-19: 2021 Grammy Award Postponed

2021 Grammy Award Postponed

COVID-19: 2021 Grammy Award Postponed       The 2021 Grammys, originally scheduled for January 31st, have been postponed due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19. Organizers have not confirmed a new date, but sources say they are aiming to hold the event sometime in March. The Grammys had already planned on a limited show for 2021, forgoing an audience completely and only allowing presenters and performers on-site during the show. Nominated artists wouldn’t have been allowed on-site either, likely leading to a situation similar to the 2020 Emmys…

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