Michael Jackson’s nephew to play singer in new biopic

Michael Jackson will be portrayed by his 26-year-old nephew, Jaafar, in a movie biopic about the late pop star, studio Lionsgate announced Monday. Jaafar, son of Jermaine Jackson, said on Twitter that he was "humbled and honored" to bring his uncle's story to life. The movie, titled "Michael," is being made with the cooperation of Jackson's family and estate, offering "audiences an in-depth portrayal of the man and our brother who became the King of Pop," said a Jackson family statement in February last year. Production of the film -- set to be directed by Antoine Fuqua, produced by "Bohemian

Shanty Town, Netflix’s New Crime Thriller Goes Live

The wait is finally over as Nollywood’s anticpated series, ‘Shanty Town’ has comes live on Netflix. Nollywood famous actorsRMD, Ini Edo, Chidi Mokeme, Shaffy Bello, Ali Nuhu, Nse Ikpe-Etim and Sola Sobowale delivered what many movie lovers described as heart thumping performances in this six- part series. The eagerly anticipated ‘Shanty Town’ is now streaming started streaming on the Netflix on Friday. Audiences the world over got their first look at the riveting Nigerian crime thriller on December 28, 2023, and the unique mix of an ensemble cast, action sequences and unique storyline fueled fan anticipation. Created by the talented

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How late Comfort Omoge resuscitated asiko music to thrill emotions in the 70s

Late Comfort Oluwafemi Omoge was born at Igbisin, Okitipupa local government on 5th December 1919, to the famous Osowe family of Igo- Aduwo quarters Ilutitun. As a young girl, Comfort was sharp, precocious and cheerful. Everybody liked her. At about the age of six years, her parents were persuaded by the early missionary officers to send her to school. Since it was not the practice to send children to school at an early age and it was also not the practice to send female children to school. This looked like the making of providence because her parents agreed to send

Linda Ikeji announces release of film project titled “Dark October

Popular blogger, Linda Ikeji, has made her debut in the film industry by announcing the release of a film project titled “Dark October”. The movie, directed by Toka McBaror, is based on the tragic Aluu Four lynching of 2012. The film, which is distributed by FilmOne, aims to shed light on the evil of extrajudicial killings and the importance of justice for all. On October 5, 2012, four young men, Ugonna Obuzor, Lloyd Toku, Chiadika Biringa, and Tekena Elkanah, were falsely accused of theft in the community of Aluu, in Obio/Akpor local government area, Rivers State, Nigeria. The innocent students

First Papa Ajasco actor, Abiodun Ayoyinka debunks death claims

Popular Papa Ajasco actor, Abiodun Ayoyinka, has debunked claims that he is dead. The death of Femi Ogunrombi, replacement of Biodun Ayoyinka on the TV series Papa Ajasco, was announced in the early hours of today. With several media houses announcing Ogunrombi’s death using Ayoyinka’s picture. In a new development, the first Papa Ajasco star, Ayoyinka, on his social media account set the record straight about claims of his death. In a viral video, the movie star made it clear that he is still alive. He said, “My name is Abiodun Ayoyinka, popularly known as Papa Ajasco. I am not

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Why I’ve not been active in Nollywood in recent times – Lepa Shandy

Veteran Nollywood Actress, Folashade Omoniyi-Adewale, popularly known as Lepa Shandy, has given reasons she has not been active in the Nollywood Industry in recent times. Starnews Nigeria reports that she spoke to the Punch Newspaper in an exclusive interview published on Saturday about her career and related issues. According to her, she has not been active now in the industry because she is currently devoting her life to her family. She said,” the last movie produced by me was before I left Nigeria but I have done just two movies since I got here. They weren’t my movies, anyways. I

Shakira song about ex-partner breaks YouTube viewing records

A song by Shakira about her ex-partner Gerard Pique for cheating on her has broken YouTube records. The video for Out of Your League has been watched more than 63 million times in 24 hours, making it the most-watched Latin song in that time period. Shakira, 45, separated from former Barcelona footballer Pique, 35, in 2022 after more than 10 years together. The pair also have two children together. The BBC has contacted Pique for comment . This four-minute pop song is the first time Shakira and Argentinian producer and DJ Bizarrap have worked together. Shakira joins a hallowed list

Photos: Actress, Iyabo Ojo, Flaunts Paul Okoye, as Her New Lover

Actress, Iyabo Ojo, in the early hours of Wednesday shared a video of herself and music executive, Paul Okoye, and captioned it, "My Obim” which means my heart. The actress, whose 45th birthday is on Wednesday (today) , had been sharing photos on her Instagram page before now. Paul O, as the music executive is fondly called, also dropped a comment, saying, "Happy birthday EzeNwanyi." In November, the actress had hinted that her "Heart has finally been captured by an Igbo man.” See Photos: Credit: Punch, Instagram| iyaboojofespris Follow us for more breaking news and videos

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Court dissolves Paul Okoye, Anita’s eight-year marriage

An Abuja High court has granted Anita and her estranged husband, Paul Okoye divorce. Anita who got married to Paul in 2014 cited cheating, separation, being an absent father, fraud, and difficult experiences as her major reasons for seeking a divorce. She requested a monthly settlement of $20,000 and a number of her husband’s mansions. In the divorce petition signed by her lawyer, Ojonimi Akpe and Okutepa J.S at an Abuja High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Anita had earlier claimed that she contributed N10 million as an agreement with her husband that she would be granted space

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Celine Dion battles rare incurable disease, cancels shows

Veteran Canadian singer, Celine Dion, has opened up on her battle with Stiff Person Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes one’s muscles to tense uncontrollably. The 54-year-old made the announcement in a video on her Instagram page on Thursday, where she disclosed that her 2023 shows had been moved to 2024. She noted that the rare disease, which occurs in one in a million people, had caused her to have spasms. The Power of Love singer said, “Hello everyone, im sorry it’s taken me so long to reach out to you. I miss you all so much and can’t wait

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