Home Topics Comedians

Comedians

The governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri, after meeting with the leadership of the state chapters of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, led by Josiah Ugochukwu, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Austin Chilakpu and Trade Union Congress, TUC, at the Government House in Owerri.

Governor Uzodinma: Ndigbo has the highest stake in Nigeria

Those peddling the rumour that the South East is disunited, have been advised to think of better things to say because Ndigbo has the highest stake in Nigeria.
BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and 24-7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Max and Jolli packages on channel 29, with the live eviction shows and weekly highlights aired on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family.

#BBNaija becomes most-watched entertainment live stream on Showmax

Showmax, an internet television service, on Friday said the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) show had become the most popular entertainment live stream on that platform
Okey Bakassi

Okey Bakassi: How coronavirus has rendered me jobless

Popular Nigerian comedian, Okechukwu Anthony Onyegbule, aka Okey Bakassi, has said covid- 19 has rendered him and his colleagues in the entertainment industry jobless.

Nigerians urged to break cycle of misinformation on coronavirus

The United Nations, UN, has called for more efforts from all Nigerians towards ending the menace of misinformation in the country as coronavirus continues to spread across the country.
Rivers State Government has denied social media news claiming that Governor Nyesom Wike insulted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting against the Supreme Court verdict on Ihedioha Vs Governor Uzodinma of Imo State.

Governor Wike: Nigeria would make tremendous progress if executive, legislative arms do their jobs

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that if the Executive and Legislative Arms of Government carry out their official responsibilities in line with the constitution, Nigeria would make tremendous progress.
An Ibadan based-comedian, Olakunle Akinsete, popularly known as Shete, says comedy is now a major export in Nigeria.

Shete: Comedy now one of Nigeria’s major exports

An Ibadan based-comedian, Olakunle Akinsete, popularly known as Shete, says comedy is now a major export in Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Entertainers boost PDP chances in Bayelsa governorship election

A group of entertainers in Bayelsa State has declared support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri, and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, in the November 16 election.
Actors, filmmakers and other key players in Nollywood, on Friday night ‘lit up’ the World Premiere of the acclaimed star-studded blockbuster movie ‘The Enemy I know’ in Abuja.

Nollywood stars light up ‘The Enemy I know’ premiere in Abuja

Actors, filmmakers and other key players in Nollywood, on Friday night ‘lit up’ the World Premiere of the acclaimed star-studded blockbuster movie ‘The Enemy I know’ in Abuja.
Alibaba

Ali Baba: Why President Buhari needs to act now

Foremost Nigerian stand-up comedian and actor, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, widely known as Ali Baba recently charged President Muhammad Buhari and Nigerians to be futuristic in their dreams.

Ex-President Jonathan, General Abdusalami, others for Peace Award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar have been nominated for the 2019 edition of the National Peace Awards (NPA).
Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after muscians.

Naira Marley: Ibrahim Magu speaks on EFCC’s war against internet fraudsters

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after musicians.
Mr Johnson Babalola, a Nigerian but Canada-based lawyer, on 8 May 2019, delivered a paper, entitled “Irregular Migration- Our Failures and Beyond the Tears” in Abuja.

Canada-based lawyer tasks leaders on curbing irregular migration from Nigeria

Mr Johnson Babalola, a Nigerian but Canada-based lawyer, on 8 May 2019, delivered a paper, entitled “Irregular Migration: Our Failures and Beyond the Tears” in Abuja. That was at a joint conference organized by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Catholic Diocese of Abuja.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

2019: INEC chairman tasks celebrities on voter education

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called on Nigerian celebrities to utilise their platforms to promote voter education, youth inclusion and non-violent participation in the 2019 elections.

Goodluck Jonathan: Photographs of my mock coffin traumatised my mother

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says pictures of his mock coffin displayed in the media during the anti-fuel subsidy removal protests of 2012 traumatised his aged mother who had lost eight children.
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo hosted members of the Entertainment Industry in Lagos at weekend. Also present were Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar.

Yemi Osinbajo: Entertainment industry key to Nigeria’s economic growth

Nigeria's Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday, re-emphasised importance of entertainment industry to Nigeria’s economic growth, assuring that the sector would continue to enjoy support to maximise its potentials.

Comedians fly in to give Iceland surprise boost

Iceland’s footballers have received a surprise morale-boosting visit in Russia by a quartet of comedians from back home, an official from the Nordic team’s camp told AFP Tuesday.

Ras Kimono: A gifted revolutionary – Ex-Governor Ibori

Chief James Onanefe Ibori has described the death of the musical icon, Ras Kimono, as a big blow to him personally, Delta State, Nigeria and the entire globe.

Jamie Foxx named host of BET Awards

The organisers of the award ceremony announced Foxx as the host in a statement released on Wednesday.

Recent Stories

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has claimed that Arsenal are reluctant to meet the club's valuation of Houssem Aouar.

Arsenal reluctant to meet Houssem Aouar asking price – Lyon president

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has claimed that Arsenal are reluctant to meet the club's valuation of Houssem Aouar.
Voters across Edo State very early Saturday morning began trooping out to vote in an election that will decide who occupies the Dennis Osadebey Government House for the next four years.3

Edo election: Massive turnout of voters witnessed at polling units

As Edo elects its governor, a large turnout of voters has been reported across all polling units in Esan West Local Government Area of the state.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Sahel Sanity have eliminated and arrested scores of bandits, cattle rustlers, kidnappers, and other criminal elements in the entire North West zone in recent time.

Troops rescue 22 kidnapped victims in Zamfara, Katsina

The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Sahel Sanity fighting banditry and kidnapping in the northwest region have foiled bandits’ attacks and rescued 22 kidnapped victims.
Thiago Alcantara admits he canvassed the opinion of two former Liverpool stars ahead of moving to Anfield.

Thiago Alcantara: Xabi Alonso, Philippe Coutinho helped convince me about Liverpool

Thiago Alcantara admits he canvassed the opinion of two former Liverpool stars ahead of moving to Anfield.
Super Falcons striker Desire Oparanozie has a bus-stop in Guingamp, France, named after her.

Bus-stop in France named after Super Falcons star

Super Falcons striker Desire Oparanozie has a bus-stop in Guingamp, France, named after her.