Every Saturday both here in Europe and United States. The queue of stylish men and women, many of whom wouldn’t be out of place in a music video, snakes around the block of many Nite-clubs, discotheque. It looks like a typical crowd for a New York hip-hop club, come to dance to Jay-Z or Lil Wayne. But it’s not, and they haven’t. In fact, inside the club there’s barely an American track to be heard, because this crowd isn’t particularly interested in listening to American music. Instead, the majority of the tunes the DJ spins are the latest urban hits from Nigeria, and the punters, mainly young Africans, are hooked on every one. It’s all part of the [...]
News from Nigeria often concentrates on corruption in politics, fighting with the Boko Haram militants in the north and unrest in the oil-producing Delta region – but Africa’s most populous nation has also quietly become a hotbed for the arts.The big band was rehearsing in the sauna. At least, that is what it felt like in a cramped room at Lagos’s School of Music.It was packed with young musicians who, despite the heat, were giving it their all whilst paying close attention to the conductor, Tony Chiafor – a retired lieutenant commander from the Nigerian navy.By the end of a rousing rendition of the tune, Onward Together, the saxophonists and flautists, as [...]
Nollywood actor and MTN Project Fame anchor, Joseph Benjamin, has been rated as the Most Married Man in Nollywood.
Nigeriafilms made this conclusion because, the actor is almost getting married to all top actresses in his movies. Although such actors as Ramsey Nouah, Emeka Ikeh, others typically play the roles of lover boys in the industry, Joseph Benjamin has played the married man role very often that one can conclude he has been stereotype.
In February 2012, Joseph married top actress Genevieve Nnaji in a movie. Few months after, he walked down the aisle with star actress Funke Akindele in the movie entitled, Married [...]