Kunle Afolayan releases trailer of ‘The CEO’

[caption id="attachment_8610" align="alignleft" width="300"] kunle Afolayan -The CEO[/caption] TVC E, MOVIE - Popular movie producer and actor, Kunle Afolayan has begun promotions for the pan African movie, The CEO, with snippets of the movie scenes from the different African countries, including Paris, France, where the film pooled its cast. The 2:30 min trailer, within 12 hours it was released  last Sunday,hit a million views and downloads mark on YouTube,  Facebook and other social media platforms, an indication of fans’ eagerness for the cross cultural movie. The now circulating movie trailer stars Grammy award-winner, Angelique Kidjo; Nigeria’s Wale Ojo and Hilda Dokubo; Kenyan actor, Peter King; Hollywood’s Jimmy Jean-Louis among others. The shots also reveals cameo appearances by Nigerian singer, Adekunle Gold and Moroccan Afrobian artiste, Ahmed Soultan. The CEO is coming on the heels of October 1, Afolayan’s psychological thriller and his fourth effort after Irapada, Figurine and Phone Swap. ...

Superstar musician, Wizkid welcomes Second Child

TVC E, MUSIC - Superstar musician, songwriter, and performer; Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, stage name Wizkid, has welcomed another child. The single father of a five-year old boy is reported to have recently welcomed another son by another lady. The new baby mama who goes by the name Binta Diallo seems to be enjoying the fame, as she recently posted pictures of herself showing off her baby bump on Instagram. But the father has refused to comment, preferring to keep mum; neither denying nor confirming reports of a second child outside wedlock. Although unconfirmed reports have it that Diallo, the mother of Wizkid’s purported second son, is a U.S.-based Guinean model and a close friend of popular reality star and vixen, Natalie Nunn, Wizkid is yet to make any comment on this. It would be recalled that the multi-talented Caro crooner fathered his first child, Boluwatife, at 21, with an undergraduate student named Oluwanishola Ogudugu. ...

Veteran BBC broadcaster, Terry Wogan dies at 77

TVC E, NEWS - Veteran BBC broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan is dead. He died on Sunday at the age of 77 years after a short illness, his family has confirmed. A statement issued on Sunday by his family said: "Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer. "He passed away surrounded by his family. While we understand he will be missed by many, the family ask that their privacy is respected at this time." Reacting to Wogan's death, BBC director general Tony Hall said: "Terry truly was a national treasure." The Limerick-born Sir Terry had a 50-year career on television and radio, including presenting Wake up to Wogan on BBC Radio 2 and the Wogan chat show. He was also the voice of Eurovision in the UK for many years and had been involved in the Children in Need appeal since it began. Sir Terry is survived by wife Lady Helen...

Djokovic wins sixth Australian Open title

[caption id="attachment_8595" align="alignleft" width="300"] Novak Djokovic[/caption] TVC E, TENNIS - World number one Novak Djokovic has clinched the sixth Australian Open title after beating Andy Murray in straight sets and condemn the Briton to a fifth final defeat. The 28 year old Serb, won 6-1 7-5 7-6 (7-3) to claim his sixth Melbourne title, tying the record of Australia's Roy Emerson. Djokovic also draws level with tennis greats Bjorn Borg and Rod Laver on 11 Grand Slam titles. [caption id="attachment_8596" align="alignright" width="300"] Andy Murray[/caption] Second seed Murray, 28, has now lost all five Australian Open finals he has played, four of them against Djokovic. The Scot becomes only the second man - behind his former coach Ivan Lendl at the US Open - to lose five finals at the same Grand Slam since the open era began in 1968. He was expected to head straight to the airport after the final to return to London and his...

Steve Harvey for Julius Agwu’s ‘Life As I See It’

[caption id="attachment_8588" align="alignleft" width="300"] Juliu Agwu, Comedian[/caption] TVC E -  The city of Lagos will wear a new look come February 7, 2016 as top celebrities in the comedy industry set to converge on Eko Hotel and Suites for the Julius Agu The Rebirth concert. Top American comedian, television host, actor, and author, Steven Harvey will be in the country for the first time come February 7 to host Julius Agu's ‘Live As I See It’- Julius Agwu The Rebirth concert. The diminutive comedian, who survived a brain surgery last year, disclosed this last week. He said that he has committed to living a life that will glorify God and win souls for Him henceforth. “My calling is not to own a church but use my platforms to tell the world about God and the glory of God in my life,” he said. “Steve Harvey is doing this because he heard my story and he...

Pathetic: 3 year old struggle for life after drinking acid

TVC E. Darasimi Ogunwunmi 3, has gone through hell and back, and still struggling to live because he drank caustic soda left lying carelessly around his class while he was thirsty. At the moment, the Lagos University Teaching Hospital doctors have said, Darasimi would require another round of surgery for the repair of his throat and stomach which cumulatively would cost about N2.5m. The once health and bouncing baby boy has been reduced to a sack of bone and skin as he is being fed through a tube on his hospital bed. Few months ago, November 19 2015 to be precise, Darasimi was a normal kid running to school and running back home into the arms of his mother today he cannot even drink water. In November 2015, Darasimi, a Kindergarten One pupil of Fahsal Children’s School, Ilupeju Estate, Idiroko, Ogun State, drank caustic soda left lying carelessly around his class while he was...

OAP Tolu ‘Toolz’ Oniru, Tunde Demuren ties the knot

  TVC E. The traditional wedding between the On-Air personality, Tolu 'Toolz' Oniru and her Pilot husband Tunde Demuren held yesterday 30th January 2016 in Lagos remained the talk of town. The party was held in Lagos in the glare of family, friends and well-wishers, It was gathered that, she did not come out for the reception ceremony until 6pm. Meanwhile, the couple had a lavish intimate engagement dinner to host their friends before their wedding. Some of the invited guest included Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and his wife, Cynthia Obianodo, Beat FM OAP Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi, Dolapo Oni-Sijuwade, Kemi Adetiba, Oreka Godis and more. Toolz and Tunde who had their introduction ceremony on September 2015, got engaged June 2015. Though pictures from the event are gradually making waves on social media, Tool had earlier posted some Pre-Wedding Shoot of herself and fiancé, Tunde Demuren on her Instagram page. Scroll down for more photos. See lovely photo of the bride...

Mariah Carey: Women and minorities are let down by the entertainment industry

TVC E. Women and ethnic minorities still get a rawer deal than white men in the entertainment industry. Mariah Carey an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress has said,  "I don't think women get a fair deal on anything compared to guys." She rose to prominence after the release of the first single taken from her eponymous debut album in 1990, "Vision of Love" Carey, who is the biggest-selling female recording artist of all time and billionaire James Packer have been dating since June 2015. "There is not enough diversity," she insisted. "It is a difficult subject. I have my own opinions and I don't want to offend anyone but women and minorities have had to fight to get equal opportunities for ages, so how can you not agree?" The American singer is about to set off on her first tour of the UK in 13 years, just after announcing her engagement to...

Borno State under attack again

TVC E. Terrorist group Boko Haram attacked in the early hours of Sunday and has killed dozens of people in the restive Borno State in northern Nigeria. The militants attacked the communities of Dalori, Ngomari, Karekiri and Kofa. Dalori is still in flames as at the point of writing this report. Residents are still trooping in to see the carnage and all crying and wailing , including women and children. Over hundreds people dead.    ...

HISTORY TODAY

TVC E. In 1958, the United States entered the Space Age with its first successful launch of a satellite into orbit, Explorer I. In 1865, the U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution abolishing slavery, sending it to states for ratification. (The amendment was adopted in December 1865.) Gen. Robert E. Lee was named general-in-chief of the Confederate States Army by President Jefferson Davis. In 1945, Pvt. Eddie Slovik, 24, became the first U.S. soldier since the Civil War to be executed for desertion as he was shot by an American firing squad in France. In 1950, President Harry S. Truman announced he had ordered development of the hydrogen bomb. In 1961, NASA launched Ham the Chimp aboard a Mercury-Redstone rocket from Cape Canaveral; Ham was recovered safely from the Atlantic Ocean following his 16-1/2-minute suborbital flight. In 1971, astronauts Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell and Stuart...

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