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Nigerian-British Actress Bukky Bakray Wins Rising Star Award at the 2021 BAFTAs

The 74th annual British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) ceremony took place over the weekend to honour the best of the best in feature performances, editing, directing, and other categories. Nominees were selected virtually, of course, via live streaming from the Royal Albert Hall. Nigerian-British actress Bukky Bakray secured the win for the Rising Star Award, beating […]

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Nick Cannon Has Not One But Two Boys On The Way

Nick Cannon has not one, but two, little ones on the way. He and his partner Abby De La Rosa are expecting twin boys. Abby announced on Sunday, along with portraits from her latest maternity photoshoot in which he appeared shirtless. The beautiful announcement came with the caption, Our dearest sons – my miracle babies, […]

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Anita Uwagbale had an Amazing Birthday Celebration & these Photos are Proof!

It was ex-beauty queen Anita Uwagbale ‘s birthday on Friday and from all indications, it was a very happy one. Anita shared photos from the intimate celebration with her friends including Busola Dakolo, Adaeze Yobo, Omowunmi Akinnifesi and other beautiful guests. Captioning the photos, Anita wrote, “I had such an amazing birthday celebration over the […]

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McLaren’s Latest Signee is Nigerian-American Karting Champion, Ugo Ugochukwu 👏🏾

Supermajor! Nigerian-American karting star Ugo Ugochukwu has been recently named the newest Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) European karting champion. Following his win, British motor racing team McLaren Racing announced via an article on its website, on Monday, that it has signed a long-term agreement with the 13-year-old promising driver. The article further stated that […]

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Uche Agada, Yetide Badaki to star in Giannis Antetokounmpo Inspired Disney Film “Greek Freak”

The Walt Disney Studios is producing a live-action film incited by NBA star, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s life and family, for streamer Disney+. The movie is titled “Greek Freak” a nickname he earned for his mind-blowing basketball skills. According to Variety, the film has announced three of its leads to include Uche Agada who will star as […]

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“Forever” (remix) feat. Omah Lay | All the Questions Gyakie Answered During Our Live Twitter Chat

In February 2019, fast-rising Ghanian singer, Gyakie released her first single, “Love Is Pretty,” followed by “Never Like This” in March. Gyakie’s single and video for “Forever” charted not only in Ghana but also in Nigeria and Kenya, with the release of “Seed“. The song also charted on Shazam’s Top 200 and Billboard’s Top Triller Global. […]

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Here’s How to Apply for the Next Cohort at EbonyLife Creative Academy | P.S: It’s FREE

EbonyLife Studios recently launched the EbonyLife Creative Academy (ELCA) which provides free short courses and programs in eight fields of study for professionals and newcomers in the filmmaking industry. The eight short courses available at ELCA are: Art Direction: This course is about production design principles. Production designers are typically responsible for set design, managing the art department, props, camera angles, […]

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Williams Uchemba Adds Two New SUVs to His Garage

Williams Uchemba has acquired two new SUVs to add to his garage. The actor shared a series of photos of his new cars on Instagram.”I want to thank God for giving me the resources to buy the Camera I used to snap this picture, and because there is a wife around, we got two Cameras😂. […]

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Barack Obama Reflects on His Life, “A Promised Land” & Why He Will Always be Thankful for Michelle

In a new interview with “theSkimm,” former President Barack Obama attempts to summarize his bestselling memoir “A Promised Land” in under two minutes, as well as his path to becoming president and why he is eternally grateful to be married to Michelle Obama. He spoke about how much it meant to him that Michelle understood […]

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100 ‘change agents’ emerge from Creative Youth Boot Camp

No fewer than 100 young Nigerians have graduated as creative agents from the Street Project Foundation’s Creative Youth Boot Camp. The boot camp with the theme, ‘Art for Social Transformation’ commenced in November 2019 and ended in March 2021. The programme, which was fully funded by VOICE, was designed to expose the vulnerable youths in...

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Training necessary to succeed as actor –Olaide Adeyiga

Actress, Olaide Adeyiga, has said that the place of training in the careers of actors cannot be overemphasized. In an interview with Sunday Scoop, the Theatre Arts graduate of the Lagos State University said, “Training is a prerequisite for success as an actor. One becomes better at anything one does when one keeps practising and...

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Why we hosted TEA Conference –Amoke Alaga

The convener of The Exceptional Alaga conference 2.0, Olaoluwakitan Abiola, popularly known as Amoke Alaga, has said that the after effect of the COVID-19 pandemic was a major reason behind the recently held conference which provided a platform for Yoruba traditional wedding Master of Ceremonies to learn and relearn. Abiola noted that the ‘alaga’ profession...

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I’m taking Easter carnival to people’s homes –Rachael Okonkwo

Actress, Rachael Okonkwo, popularly known as Nkoli Nwa Nsukka, has said that in light of COVID-19 restrictions, she would be taking her annual three-day Easter carnival to people’s homes, instead of them all coming out to a single venue. The Enugu State-born actress noted that her aim was to reach out to the underprivileged in...

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#BNWeekInReview: A Recap of the Must Read Stories on BellaNaija This Week

Hey BellaNaijarians! It’s another weekend and we’re so happy to share the scoop with you this week. In the middle of the constant hustle and bustle, you might have overlooked a thing or two and wonder how to keep up with all that’s happened. On www.bellanaija.com, there’s always an interesting scoop, gorgeous birthday pictures, vlogs, an […]

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Mildred Okwo’s Film “La Femme Anjola” is Almost Here! See Highlights from the Premiere

On Sunday 14, March “La Femme Anjola” the latest collaboration between director Mildred Okwo and Nollywood star Rita Dominic premiered at the Ebony Life place in Lagos at a glitzy covid restrictions compliant event. Invited guests consisting of showbiz types, media operatives, political heavyweights and captains of industry including Mo Abudu CEO of EbonyLife, Kate Henshaw, […]

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Toke Makinwa, Niyola, Denola Grey are COVID-19 Survivors & They Want You to Know This About the Pandemic

With over 159,000 cases and over 1,900 deaths, Nigeria had the second-largest number of COVID-19 cases in Africa. Earlier this month, Nigeria received approximately 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, from which Lagos State was allocated 507,742 doses of the vaccine on Tuesday. The Lagos State Government has now approved 8 health facilities to prescribe COVID-19 […]

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Ajima Ogbole is Seeking Justice after a Belgian Hospital reportedly Amputated her Cervix & Paralyzed her Sister-in-law

This is the heartbreaking story of how an alleged hospital error in Belgium changed the lives of two Nigerians, Ajima Ogbole and her sister-in-law, Susan Ogbole. A hospital in Belgium’s neglect is brought to light in an exclusive investigation by the Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ). In 2017, Ajima Ogbole was diagnosed with uterine fibroids, […]

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Ajima Ogbole is Seeking Justice after a Belgian Hospital reportedly Amputated her Cervix & Paralyzed her Sister-in-law

This is the heartbreaking story of how an alleged hospital error in Belgium changed the lives of two Nigerians, Ajima Ogbole and her sister-in-law, Susan Ogbole. A hospital in Belgium’s neglect is brought to light in an exclusive investigation by the Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ). In 2017, Ajima Ogbole was diagnosed with uterine fibroids, […]

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Ajima Ogbole is Seeking Justice after a Belgian Hospital reportedly Amputated her Cervix & Paralyzed her Sister-in-law

This is the heartbreaking story of how an alleged hospital error in Belgium changed the lives of two Nigerians, Ajima Ogbole and her sister-in-law, Susan Ogbole. A hospital in Belgium’s neglect is brought to light in an exclusive investigation by the Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ). In 2017, Ajima Ogbole was diagnosed with uterine fibroids, […]

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Instagram is Enhancing its Safety Features for Teen Users

To make the social media platform better for young people, Instagram is adopting new rules that restrict communication between teens and adults. Adults will no longer be able to message teenagers who don’t follow them on the app, and teens will see “security prompts” when they DM adults who have been “exhibiting potentially suspicious behaviour.” […]

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Tiger Woods has returned home & making progress on his recovery

Tiger Woods says he is grateful to be home after being discharged from the hospital following a major car accident in California last month. Following a single-car crash in Los Angeles on February 23, Woods underwent surgery for open fractures in his lower right leg and additional cuts to his foot and ankle. His car […]

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Take a Look at the Pearls of Wisdom Khafi Shared During Our Live Twitter Chat

All through March, we’ll be hosting a series of Tweet Chats with women who are helping to forge a gender-equal world; women who, in line with the theme for this year’s celebration – Choose to Challenge – are tackling gender stereotypes, celebrating women’s achievements and raising awareness against bias. To continue our Women’s Month conversations […]

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Zendaya & John David Washington talk “Malcolm & Marie” as they Cover W Magazine’s Latest Issue

W Magazine has released its latest issue and on the cover are the “Malcolm & Marie” stars Zendaya and John David Washington in a photo fantasy inspired by Slim Aarons’s photos of socialite C.Z. Guest, as they upset the popular narrative of white society by depicting a “Black couple living a similarly extravagant lifestyle”. Read […]

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Read Barry Jhay’s Statement on the Death of his Label Boss, Kashy | Police say Case Docket is Closed

Barry Jhay has taken to Instagram to address the death of his record label boss and CEO of CashNation Entertainment, Kashy. Kashy sadly passed on March 7, 2021, after falling from the fourth floor of Beaufort Ridge Apartments in Adabraka, Accra. Kashy was said to have gotten into a fight with Barry Jhay before he […]

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Serena Williams & Daughter Olympia make one Adorable Pair 😍

This Mommy and Daughter duo is too cute! Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian‘s cute daughter, Olympia, has become a staple on Serena’s social media. The tennis star posted a series of cute pictures of herself and her daughter on Instagram, one of which showed Serena playfully holding a tennis racket with her daughter by her […]

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