I Would Have Loved to Be a Singer – Fathia Balogun

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]ward winning actress cum movie producer, Fathia Balogun is one of the most sought-after actresses in the Yoruba movie industry, what with her poise and the finesse with which she gives life to every role she plays in a movie. Little wonder the light-skinned actress and proud mother of two, keeps excelling, in spite of all odds, in her cho­sen career. Fathia who recently screened her first comedy mov­ie titled Iya Alalake, discloses, in this chat, why she is passionate about the Yoruba heritage, her new project and several other issues. 2015 started on a good note for you with the winning of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for the best indigenous film. Did you think you stood a chance considering the caliber of your contenders? I did not even think about win­ning the award because I was there just like a normal guest attending the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award,...

Steve Harvey’s flub at Miss Universe pageant

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]onald Trump is no longer affiliated with Miss Universe, but Sunday night's pageant was still not without some controversy. During the 64th annual Miss Universe pageant, Steve Harvey incorrectly declared Miss Colombia the new Miss Universe on live TV when in actuality she was first runner-up. The correct winner of the pageant was Miss Philippines, who was crowned moments before the show was about to go off air but only after Miss Colombia had started walking across the stage in the crown and sash.  ...

Wizkid, Davido, Others Join Lineup For Olamide Live in Concert 2

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]head of the second edition of Olamide Live In Concert on Sunday December 27, 2015, a formidable lineup of Nigerian music heavyweights has been unveiled as the supporting cast for the heavily anticipated concert holding at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Topping the list of superstars performing alongside Olamide on the night are Wizkid, Davido, Reminisce, Phyno and Patoranking. Others who will perform are Solid Star, TJAN, Pepenazi, Niniola, Adekunle Gold, Kesh, Viktoh, Phyno, FloRocka, Ycee and others Commenting about his involvement, Davido said, “Olamide Live In Concert is one of the biggest concerts of the year and Olamide of course is a personal friend of mine so it will be a lot of fun for both of us. I can’t wait to join Baddo onstage and I think the fans are going to love what we have in store for them on the 27th.” Tickets available @ SWEET...