Nigerian stand-up comedian,Jephthah Bowoto popularly known as Apkororo is a proud Father of a set of twins. It’s a multiple season of joy for the known comedian who recently moved his family into a duplex and has now welcomed a set of twins.
According to the news making the rounds as well as the congratulatory messages coming from colleagues and friends, Apkororo and his wife who already have a daughter welcomed their bundles of joy yesterday the 18th of April.
Apkororo also confirmed the news with an Instagram post shared some hours ago.
The internet has been buzzing following reports of the gruesome murder of upcoming singer, Alizee and her 4 year old daughter. The dastardly act was perpetuated by the deceased singer’s Italian husband.
According to multiple reports, Alizee ( Ali Zainab Nielsen) alongside her daughter, Petra were shot dead in their Ocean Parade Towers home in Banana Island, Lagos on Thursday morning by her husband. The police have since arrested Mr Nielsen but are yet to disclose the real story behind the murder.
Alizee’s management released an official statement confirming the sad incident. They shared:
“It’s really a shocking and sad development. We all woke up to the sad news of her death this morning and to find out that the homicide was committed by her husband makes it all the more sad. The Police has been brought in to the case and we’ll share more details as we get them”.
The bodies of the deceased have since being deposited in the mortuary while investigations continue to ascertain if there was history of domestic violence before death.
In a series of Instagram post released on April Fools day, Kenyan socialite, Vera Sidika announced that she is expecting her first child.
Vera shared the exciting news with photos of an ultrasound,further revealing that she is in her second trimester.
In truth, the social media influencer hasn’t been regular on her social media platforms as is the norm. However, fans are having a hard time believing her as she shared the news on April Fools day.
For those beginning to raise brows with the hope of getting to know the lucky dad, it appears that you might have to wait for a bit as the controversial socialite isn’t dropping any hints any time soon. Anyways, she has assured her fans of pictures of her bump in the coming weeks so let’s all keep our fingers crossed shall we?
There seems to be exciting news from the staples of Nigerian owned TV network, Ebonylife TV as reports confirm that the network has signed a 3 year distribution deal with American owned Sony Pictures Television. The contract will see the Television companies work on 3 scripted television projects which will be distributed in Africa and in the international market.
We can also confirm that production of a TV series has already kicked off and we hear it is inspired by the ancient Togolese tale of the fierce Dahomey Warriors.
The contract signing which is a first of its kind between any American and Nigerian/African TV network was announced by Ebonylife TV’s CEO, Mo Abudu. The media mogul shared on her Instagram page:
“Beautiful people I am pleased to announce to you all, the good news that I promised to share with you. EbonyLife Limited and Sony Pictures Television has signed a 3 year deal on 3 exciting scripted TV projects set to be distributed internationally, yes!! To networks around the world. The 3 year project deal is the first of its kind, between Sony Pictures and a Nigerian/African company.
Our 3 projects will include a TV series inspired by The Dahomey Warriors. This action packed series inspired by true events took place in the West African kingdom of Dahomey in 1890’s.
This is an empowering story of the all female warriors from our continent!!! I could not be more proud as we developed this story. I thank Sony for being such visionaries, for committing huge resources to this project. The plans for these projects are massive. To include A listers as part of our cast. I am talking: Game of Thrones, Outlanders, Marco Polo. This is the level of support being made by Sony Pictures.
But what also gladdens my heart, is that there will also be great opportunities for cast and crew from across the continent to include Nigeria of course. This is a true partnership.
Thank you Sony Pictures TV for believing in us. I have said time and time again, “if you can think it, you can do it”. My vision for EbonyLife has always been to take our stories to the world, and to change our narrative and now we have an opportunity to do this with a world class organization such as Sony Pictures. My Lord and God, thank you. I congratulate the EbonyLife team on all the hard work that has brought us this far.
To my mum, my kids, sisters, friends, thank you all so much for your love, support and prayers.Hollywood here we come, meet Nollywood. “
Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji is officially off the singles market! According to reports making the round, the 37 year old media mogul got engaged to some days back and we hear the lucky man isn’t someone new but an old flame who relocated to Nigeria after some years abroad.
The amazing news was confirmed by the Linda Ikeji’s sister, Sandra who took to her Instagram page to congratulate her millionaire sister for finally snatching a man after years of social media trolling and waiting on the supernatural forces to get in line. See Instagram post:
Fans and critics alike have taken the news of the engagement with a lot of social media fanfare. Celebrity friends have been dropping congratulatory messages to the media personality who we must add is yet to acknowledge the reports.
Don Jazzy for one is taking it the hard way as he has been sharing photos expressing how heart broken he is by the reports of his crush’s engagement. Although we know it’s all fun, it’s even more amusing to watch. Take a look at the Mavin Records boss social media posts:
In a bid to promote the Liberian culture and heritage, one of Liberia’s foremost entertainment platforms, C Liberia Clearly has dropped a compilation album tagged Zero English.
The CEO of the ace blog, Berenice Mulubah who many recognize and one of the front liners of PR and advancing the entertainment culture in Liberia revealed that this project is in line with her long time campaign for more Liberian artistes to perform their songs in local Liberian dialects.
In the Zero English album, which fans and critics agree is gaining audience like “wild fire”, six Liberian artistes perform their songs in the local dialects. Interestingly, four artists on the album created music in Liberian dialects for the first time ever in the progress of their musical careers.
Great right? We think so too!
The Zero English album which dropped some days back features some Liberian stars including CIC, Amb Kanvee Adams, Tawah the Great, Mz Menneh, Tialee Ticker and Shadowman ft Peter G.
Thinking of doing anything for the culture? Check out the Zero English below and don’t hesitate to download.Enjoy: