Beyoncé modifies team ahead of Super Bowl

Beyoncé has parted ways with her manager of five years, Lee Anne Callahan-Longo, and has hired Steve Pamon to join her company Parkwood Entertainment. According to Page Six column, a source reveals: ‘Beyoncé basically cleaned house, got rid of her whole team, which included her cousin, and hired a new team. She wants to surround herself with business people who could take her career to an even higher level. ‘She has one album left to deliver before her deal is up with Columbia, plus she wants to make smarter decisions where it comes to touring, sponsorships and acting roles.’ Pamon was the former head of sports and entertainment marketing at JPMorgan Chase and he’s the organiser of Bey and Jay Z’s ‘On the Run tour’ in 2014. The singer is currently preparing to perform with Coldplay at the 2016 Super Bowl, which will take place on Sunday, February 7, at Levi’s Stadium, Santa...

Omotola looks Fab as she renews Endorsement Deal with BO16 Hair Range

  Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde's endorsement deal has just been renewed for one more year as ambassador for BO16 hair range by Ghanaian cosmetics giant Ghandour. Rocking her natural hair, Omotola whose birthday comes up on the 7th of February was surprised by over 400 marketers of BO16 presenting her an early birthday cake and singing birthday songs....

FirstBank promotes trade financing

 FirstBank of Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc, has thrown its weight behind the development of trade financing in Nigeria and beyond. This, according to the bank, informed the collaborative effort with FBN Bank (UK) Limited, a subsidiary of FirstBank to sponsor the seventh Annual West Africa Trade & Export Finance, a two-day conference which commenced in Lagos on Wednesday. In a statement by the Group Executive, Treasury and Financial Institutions, FirstBank, Ini Ebong, the bank would continue to create and support initiatives that will create business opportunities and investments in Nigeria and the continent. FirstBank’s Head, Structured Trade & Commodity Finance, Mr. Ikenna Egbukole will be a panel discussant on the topic: “Tracking trends within West African Banking Sector,” at the event. “The progress FirstBank had made in trade finance is further buttressed by its consistent win of the ‘Best Trade Finance Bank in Nigeria’ by Global Finance Awards for seven years...

Music producer, Samklef signs new artiste ‘Zion’

 Award winning music producer and artiste, Samuel Ogwuachubaotherwise called Samklef has just signed his first artiste, Zion. Zion put pen to paper some moments ago to become the first act signed under the Samklef-led ‘Klef Sounds’. Making the announcement on Instagram, Samklef wrote, ‘Please welcome my new artiste Zion. He would be dropping is official single titled Basketmouth freestyle that features me soon’....

Holyfield praises Tyson

 Former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield believes Tyson Fury has ‘brought the light back in to boxing’. Fury (25-0-KO18) was recently warned by the British Boxing Board of Control over media comments but Holyfield, who held the WBC, WBA and IBF world titles himself, says the Mancunian is helping the sport. ‘The Real Deal’ told Sky Sports News HQ, “I think it (Fury) makes the game of boxing exciting. It’s something different. We’ve never really had a white fighter talk a lot like that. He brings something to the table. He’s a good fighter. Nobody’s accustomed to seeing someone 6’9” but he’s got heart. “He’s a fighter. Everything he says, he lets you know. He practices, works out, his time came and he made the best of it. I think with most of those guys and what they were doing, I think he brought the light back in to the game of boxing....

Buhari under pressure to stop anti-graft war, says Osinbajo

 Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said President Muhammadu Buhari is currently under intense pressure to stop his administration’s ongoing anti-corruption war. Although he said the pressure was being mounted by the Nigerian elite, he did not name those behind the campaign. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, on Thursday, the Vice-President spoke while granting audience to a delegation from the Muslim Congress of Nigeria at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Osinbajo added that those mounting pressure on Buhari to “slow down” the anti-corruption fight cut across tribal and religious lines. ...

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