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He's not finding it funny. It came as a shock to everyone when the news of Tunde Ednut’s Instagram account that had garnered millions of followers and was widely known as one of the biggest blogging Instagram pages in Nigeria was being shut down.
"It should be a new word" This saga all started earlier in May when Northside INC. artiste Cynthia Morgan who had been missing in action in the music scene for a very long time finally came out to do an interview with a woman named Sandra. In the very heartbreaking interview, an unrecognizable Cynthia Morgan – a far cry from the ‘Godmother’ that she branded herself – talked about how she and her former manager Jude Okoye had a very terrible relationship and how he had been not only stifling her but also owing her money.
These ones will surprise you. Although 2020 wasn’t one of the best years as a globe, this year it saw the meteoric rise of one of the most interesting new voices to enter into the Nigerian music industry, talented singer Tems.
Who would have thought? One stream of income is good, multiple streams of income – now that’s what everyone wishes for. As a people, it’s very easy to believe that actors and entertainers don’t need more than their day jobs to put food on their tables because we believe that the entertainment industry pays a lot more money than it actually does to our favorite celebrities. In reality, acting is just a job as any other and the money that comes from it comes in direct relation to how many gigs the actor is able to book. In those other times where the actor is not working, what do you think they’re doing? Oh yes, side businesses.
It's been quite the year. 2020 has not been the best year for movie makers or the cinema in general. Because of the pandemic, lockdowns were implemented and one industry that felt the very harsh effects of this lockdown was the movie industry. In Nigeria, cinemas closed all the way back in March and only started reopening in September.
From Yemi Alade to Kate Henshaw. On the 15th of December, The Nigerian Communications Commissions released a press statement in regards to the implementation of new SIM registration rules.
"How can you talk to a married woman like that?" If there is one thing I love about Nigerian singer, Simi, it’s how honest and outspoken she is. Through her music and through social media, she regular gives us insight into her thoughts on life and how navigating it affects her.
"This is my personal space" There is something about seeing somebody that you’ve only ever seen on a screen in real life. It makes people do ridiculous things – some people suddenly get very shy, some people get jittery, and some people go full out batshit and do very crazy things.