Fela did not die of AIDS, he was killed by Abacha – Majek Fashek

TVC E. Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as Majek Fashek, has said his friend, Afro-beat legend Fela Kuti was killed by former military president Sani Abacha. Majek Fashek, who was on TVC Entertainment's breakfast show #YourViewTVC, claims Fela did not die of HIV/AIDS as believed in some quarters. "Fela did not die of AIDS, He was injected by Abacha," he said during the program on Friday.  On Fela's legacy, the "Rainmaker," said the Afro-beat icon saw the future and had predicted recent happenings in Nigeria. "Fela Anikulapo is a prophet; everything he sang about then is happening now, the more reason we have a bond,'' he said. The "Send Down The Rain" crooner also disclosed that he was not checked into a rehab, rather he went into seclusion. '' I did not go to rehab, i went to seclusion, i had to go into seclusion because people were tapping into my spiritual intellect." "My future is the hand of God...

Nollywood stars visit ailing actor, Harry Anyanwu

TVC NEWS [ENUGU] - Nollywood stars, Patience Ozokwo, Francis Duru, Chiwetalu Agu, Ejike Asiegbu, Mr Ibu and others have visited their sick colleague Harry Anyanwu, in hospital. The actor was seriously injured after he was attacked by some unidentified youngmen in Enugu on Dec. 11th 2015. ...

Displaced man meets lover in IDP camp

TVCE [DALORI] - Thirty-five year old Modu Bulama has met his heart felt lover in the Dalori IDP camp after his wife and two children were killed by Boko Haram. Bulama fell in love with a widow who lost her husband during an attack on their community by Boko Haram. Speaking on how they met, Modu in an interview with a foreign based news medium, Modu Bulama said: "Some religious leaders in this camp advised me not to worry about what has happened to me. They also asked me to remarry. I took their advise and said I will marry as soon as I can afford to. Eventually I met her. I was able to save up. I gave her a bride price and we got married" he said The woman who was shy to give her name said he gave her money for the dowry payment. "By the grace of God, I was...

Lupita Nyong’o & David Oyelowo star in “The Queen of Katwe”

The Kenyan Hollywood star is set to star in The Queen of Katwe, a biographical drama about a Ugandan chess prodigy. The movie is directed by Mira Nair and based on a book by Tim Crothers. The movie stars newcomer Madina Nalwanga as Phiona Mutsei, a young girl from the slums of Kampala who chases her dream of becoming an international chess champion. In the movie, Lupita plays the role of Phiona’s mother, and British-Nigerian Hollywood actor David Oyelowo joins the cast to play a missionary who teaches chess to local kids. According to reports the movie was largely shot in Uganda....

Netflix goes live in 130 new countries, including Nigeria

[caption id="attachment_4973" align="alignleft" width="300"] The video streaming service is now in 130 new countries[/caption] TVC E, TECH - Video streaming service Netflix has announced that it’s now live in 130 new countries, including Nigeria. Prior to the announcement of the global push, Netflix was enjoyed in just 60 countries. The decision to go global announced by Chief Executive Reed Hastings is to counter slowing growth in the United States. Some of the other countries that will be able to access Netflix include Singapore, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and India, Hastings said during a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The service has previously said it aimed to reach 200 countries by the end of 2016. However, all shows will not be available immediately to some Netflix fans. Netflix's arrival in Nigeria will mean stiffer competition for pay-TV platforms like DSTV, though it’s too early to say how it will affect market share....

Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo, Iyabo Ojo team up in new movie

Nollywood stars, Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo and Iyabo Ojo have just completed the filming of a new movie titled ‘When Love Goes Wrong.’ Shot in Lagos, the movie, which was directed by Desmond Elliot, also feature popular Yoruba actress, Ronke Odusanya aka Flakky Ididowo. ‘When love Goes Wrong,’ centres on a troubled marriage heading for the rocks...

I’m human like you, Toyin Aimakhu replies critics

TVCE [MOVIE] - Nollywood actress and estranged wife of popular actor Omoniyi Johnson, Toyin Aimakhu, has said that despite being a public figure, she is also human. Toyin made this statement in the face of regular criticisms. “Doing our job doesn’t mean we are useless or irresponsible,” the actress noted, saying she should not be criticised all the time. “Anything you do I do, you fight, I fight, you eat, I eat, you abuse, I abuse, you go to club, I follow you; people just take advantage because we are in the limelight. We have blood running through our veins – One love and happy New Year.” 2016 seems to have started on a good note for the actress, who since late 2015 started giving gifts to her fans in appreciation. Aimakhu who revealed she is going on a holiday after a busy 2015, is set to spend time with some of her fans in...

Nigerian University dropout earns £30,000+ a month

Elijah Oyefeso, 21, trades on the stock market for just one hour a day to earn his income. Elijah, from Camberwell, south London, who likes to show his wealth on Instagram (inset) now lives in a £5,000 flat, buys expensive cars like the £150,000 Lamborghini he had sprayed gold (left), and likes to buy watches including a £21,000 Cartier watch that he's worn twice. Read full story after the cut...

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