Monthly Archives: May 2014

Olamide & Oritse Femi Bags 4 Nominations Each + See Full Nominees At Nigerian Entertainment Award 2014

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Most Promising Act to Watch
Di’Ja
Ayo Jay
Elphlex
Koko J
Sna-Z
Brain
DJ Mo

Gospel Artiste of The Year
Tim Godfrey and Xtreme Crew
Frank Edwards
Flo
Segun Oluwayomi
Niki Laoye
Sabina
Proverbs

Entertainment Personality of the Year
Toolz
Liz Yemoja
Adams
Toke Makinwa
Denrele – Channel O
Lami – Ngizie
IK Ogbonna

Indigenous Artiste of the Year
Oritshe femi
Reminisce
Sean Tizzle
Jaywon
Flavour
Timaya
Mc Galaxy

Funniest Comedian of the Year
Bovi
Bash
Funny Bone
Ajebo
Akpororo
Helen Paul
Chi Girl

Entertainment Executive of the Year
Don Jazzy
E-Money
Illbliss
Ayo Animashaun
Steve Babaeko
Okwudili-umenyior

Best R&B Artiste of the Year
Praiz
Tiwa Savage
Wande Coal
Ayoola
Banky W
Chidinma
Harry Song

World DJ
DJ IK – Nigeria
DJ Shinski – Houston
DJ Cuppy – UK
DJ Flexx – Nigeria
DJ Tunez – New York
DJ Spinall -Nigeria
DJ Xclusive- Nigeria

Female Artiste of the Year
Tiwa Savage
Yemi Alade
Seyi Shay
Cynthia Morgan
Eva
Chidinma
Niyola

Male Artiste of the Year
Kcee
Davido
Iyanya
Wande Coal
Wizkid
Oritze Femi
Patoranking

Best New Act of the Year
Orezi
Patoranking
Runtown
Charass
Tekno Miles
Oritshe Femi
Skuki

Best Album of the Year
Baddest Boy Ever Liveth – Olamide
Once Upon A Time – Tiwa Savage
Takeover – Kcee Album
(L.I.F.E) – Burna Boy
Jagz Nation, Vol 1: Thy Nation Come -Jesse Jagz
Journey – Sean Tizzle
Blessed – Flavour

Best Actor in a Lead Role
Joseph Benjamin (m****r At Prime Suites)
Nkem Owoh (Maja)
Chitewel Ejiofor (Half of a Yellow Sun)
Kanayo O. Kanayo (Apaye)
Tope Tedela (A Mile from Home)

Best Supporting Actor
OC Ukeje (Half of a Yellow Sun)
Rabilu Musa Ibro (Maja)
Desmond Elliott (Finding Mercy)
Yomi Fash-Lanso (Omo Elemosho)
Shawn Faqua (Lagos Cougar)

Best Actress in a Lead Role
Nse Ikpe-Etim (Journey to self)
Funke Akindele in Agnetta (O’Mpa)
Damilola Adegbite (Flower Girl)
Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha (Accident)
Daniella Okeke (Lagos Cougars)

Best Supporting Actress
Rita Dominic (Finding Mercy)
Patience Ozokwor (After the Proposal)
Tamara Eteimo (Desperate Housegirls)
Genevieve Nnaji (Half of a Yellow Sun)
Bikiya Graham-Douglas (Flower Girl)

Best Director
Tope Oshin-Ogun (Journey to Self)
Sadiq Mafia (Maja)
Desmond Elliott (Finding Mercy)
Teco Benson (Accident)
Biyi Bandele (Half of a Yellow Sun)

Best Picture
Journey to Self
Maja
Accident
Half of a Yellow Sun
m****r at Prime Suites

Best Rap Act of the Year
Olamide
Phyno
Ice Prince
Eva
Show Dem Camp
Reminisce
Cynthia Morgan

Music Producer of the Year
Duncan Daniels
Dtunes
Don Jazzy
Blaq Jerzy
Pheelz
Del B
Malek Berry

Best Music Video of the year (artist & director)
Jaiye Jaiye – Wizkid &Sesan
P-Square- Personally Rands&Naira (Emmy Gee & Nick)

Best Collaboration
Daddy-Reminisce/Davido
Solid Star ft Flavor – Oluchi
WanDaMo – Burna Boy ft. Dbanj
Oh Baby – Chidinma Ft Flavour
Emergency – Wizzy Pro Ft. Runtown, Skales & Patorankin
Gallardo – Runtown Ft. Davido
Alubarika – Patoranking ft. Timaya

Diaspora Artiste of the Year
Stlyzz
Wale Bils
L.A.X
Lola Rae
Mr. 2Kay
Emmy Gee

African Artiste  the Year(Non-Nigerian)
Sarkodie
Mafikizulu
Shatta Wale
Micasa
Fally Ipupa
Uhuru
R2Bees

Hottest Single of the Year
Pull-Over -Kcee ft. Wizkid
Double Wahala- Oritshefemi
Aye-Davido
Caro – Starboi feat Lax & Wizkid
Surulere – Dr. S.I.D ft. don Jazzy
Eminado – Tiwa savage Ft. Don Jazzy
Touching Body – J Martins ft. DJ Arafat

Drake Is My Ideal Man — Nicki Minaj

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In a recent interview with I-D Magazine Nicki was asked about her ideal man and she said “One day I will run away with Drake and get married, but right now it’s just a fantasy.”

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Drake has allegedly split from his former boo RiRi. He also has spit a few bars about Nicki in the past and the two created a fake marriage on twitter in 2010. On Drake’s ‘Nothing Was The Same’ album he even had some lyrics about a falling out between the two. They would  definitely be a perfect match..This should be some kind of ‘Watch Out’ hint.

Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo, Uche Jombo, And Monalisa Chinda Sign New Endorsement Deals

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Nollywood superstars Ini Edo, Uche Jombo, Desmond Elliot and Monalisa Chinda have signed on as ambassadors for New Nation‘s “Kill the Killers” initiative

The campaign is to raise awareness as well as help fight against Diabetes and Blood Pressure. The deal was signed today Friday 30th May 2014 in Port Harcourt. see more pics below:

Continue reading Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo, Uche Jombo, And Monalisa Chinda Sign New Endorsement Deals

19-yr-old, who tested HIV-positive after she was gang-raped, seeks justice

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Found this story on The Nation. So heartbreaking. Read below…

     Helen (surname withheld) will be 20 years on October 10. But she now bears a burden that is too heavy for her age. She was gang-raped in January this year and was diagnosed with HIV last month. Due to the heart-rending experience and the medical diagnosis that followed, the once cheerful and vivacious Helen now wears a long face as she carries with her the psychological burden of the experience.

    After secondary school in 2008, Helen wanted to further her education
, but being the fifth of 11 children comes with its own challenge. “Na the condition of no money, na im prevent me from going further,” said Helen when asked why she had not bothered to continue her education.
Despite her background, Helen was unperturbed. Determined that she would return to school some day, she began working as a cleaner in a big firm at Lekki, Lagos, from where she hoped to save for school. She had worked there for almost a year before the tragic episode that altered her life dramatically took place. It was with a deep emotion that she recounted her ordeal.

All was quiet and the street lonely early that Tuesday morning when the unsuspecting lady set out from her Bariga home to resume her morning shift at work. It was at exactly 5:05am, the same time she often left home everyday to board a bus some streets away to Lagos Island. But that morning, something was not right. She noticed five young men lurking about as she got out of her street’s gate. On seeing their fearsome appearance, her heart skipped a beat.

Continue reading 19-yr-old, who tested HIV-positive after she was gang-raped, seeks justice

When flaming gay men turn straight and then have babies..

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How did this happen? Lol. It’s really a miracle when a flaming gay man, who has lived proudly as a gay man almost all his life turns straight and then have a baby with a woman. Who remembers Antoine Dodson? He’s the gay guy who became an internet sensation back in 2010 when he famously helped his sister fend off an attempted rapist … and told a reporter, “Hide ya kids, hide ya wife, hide ya husbands … cause they rapin’ everybody out here.” lol. Y’all remember him?

Well, he’s now a father. He announced on twitter yesterday that he and his girlfriend have welcomed a son…and proudly showed off his new family.

In 2013, Antoine announced that his religion ‘Hebrew Israelite’ had cured his ‘gayness’ and that he planned to have a family of his own. Well, it’s happened. Halleluyah! :-). See more photos after the cut…

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GlaxoSmithKline launches Horlicks at National Sickle Cell Centre

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It was a packed house at the National sickle cell centre, Idi-Araba as GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare PLC, in furtherance of its mission to help more people feel better, do more and live longer, brought together Healthcare professionals to discuss nutritional gaps amongst Nigerians and sensitize them on how the newly formulated health food drink Horlicks helps to close these gaps. Continue…

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·        The new, high quality Horlicks is packed with 23 vital nutrients that help to give STRONG BONES, SHARP MIND AND HEALTHY BODY, and provides wholesome nourishment for the family to address growing concerns about chronic malnutrition and hidden hunger (deficiencies in micronutrients) in Nigerian children. Horlicks supplies multiple micronutrients that support growth and development of children, improve physical and mental health and aid the normal function of the immune system.

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The Tortoise And The Snake – A Yoruuba Folk Tale

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Ijapa the tortoise went on a long walk. He walked very far and got very tired. Ijapa was very hungry too.

Ijapa came to the village where Ojola, the boa snake, lived. Ijapa thought, “I am so hungry, I will stop here. Ojola will surely give me food to eat.”

Ijapa went to Ojola’s house and Ojola welcomed him. They sat in the cool house and talked. Ijapa smelled food cooking in the other part of the house. Ojola said, “Come, let us get ready to eat together.”

Ijapa went outside to prepare for the meal. When he came back, the food was placed in the center of the house and Ijapa smelled the aroma. But the tortoise could not reach the food. The snake was coiled all around it. Ijapa got more and more hungry.

Ojola the snake said, “Come sit with me and eat.”

Ijapa said, “I would be very happy to sit and eat. But Ojola, why are you surrounding the meal?”

Ojola replied, “This is the way of the snakes. When we eat, we sit around the food like this.” Ojola ate and ate of the food, but Ijapa could not get it at all. Ojola finished eating at last. He said to Ijapa, “How good it is to eat with a friend.”

Ijapa was even hungrier after the meal than when he came to Ojola’s house. He felt much in his heart about what happened.

Ijapa decided to invite Ojola to his house for a meal on a feast day. Ijapa’s wife prepared all the foods and Ijapa went out to weave a long tail for himself out of grass. He stuck it on with tree gum.

Ojola arrived to share the feast. The tortoise welcomed him and said, “You have come a long way and you are hungry.” Ojola went to wash at a spring and when he returned to Ijapa’s house, he saw Ijapa was already eating. Ijapa had coiled his long grass tail all around the food. Ojola could not get near enough to eat. Ijapa heartily ate the food.

Around and around Ojola went. He could not get to the food. “Ijapa,” the snake said, “how is it that you used to be so short and now you are so very long?”

“One person learns from another,” Ijapa said.

[Music] Mavins Ft. Don Jazzy, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello & Dija – Adaobi

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The Mavins seek to continue their chart assault after the blazing “Dorrobucci“with this brand new musical offering christened “Adaobi” featuring Don Jazzy, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello & Dija.

“Adaobi” is produced by Don Jazzy and Baby Fresh; give it a spin and tell us if you love it or hate it!http://www.naijaloaded.com/download_adaobi_mavin ft donjazzy