Monthly Archives: May 2018

“Maleficent II” British-Nigerian actor Chiwetel Ejiofor joins cast of sequel

Four years after the original was released, filming has started for the “Maleficent” sequel, with Chiwetel Ejiofor among the cast. The British-Nigerian actor, who is popular for his roles in “12 years a Slave” and “Doctor Strange,” joins Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning, who are both reprising their roles from the original film. Ejiofor has not been attached to a

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Father defiles all his four daughters, says he was manipulated

magistrate’s court in Nigeria has remanded a 41-year-old father in prison custody after he admitted to having defiled all his four daughters whose ages range between two and seventeen. Michael Akpan-Isaiah allegedly committed the abominable offence at Borokiri Sand Field located in Nigeria’s Port Harcourt. Excerpts of the charge sheet reads: “That you, Michael Akpan Isaiah, sometime in April, 2018,

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JAMB Direct Entry application to close on Monday, June 4, 2018

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB has announced that the Direct Entry application will close on  Monday, June 4, 2018. The Board’s Head of Media, Fabian Benjamin, made the announcement on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. According to Benjamin, over 140,000 candidates have so far obtained the forms

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‘Get your PVC and vote any candidate you want,’ President tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) and vote the candidate of their choice in 2019. He stated this on Tuesday, May 29, when he hosted judges at the presidential villa in Abuja. Buhari, who is seeking a second term in office, stated that his victory in the 2015 poll was largely aided by

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BBN TBoss, Kanayo O Kanayo, Hilda Dokubo joins Banky W in a new movie

TBoss, Rahama Sadau among others are joining Banky W in “Up North,” the new movie project from Anakle Films and Inkblot productions. Other additions include Michelle Dede, Ibrahim Onimisi-Suleiman and veterans Akin Lewis, Hilda Dokubo and Kanayo O Kanayo. Tope Oshin, who recently helmed “New Money,” is directing the film from a script by Naz Onuzoand Bunmi Ajakaiye. The original

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On Memorial Day, Trump Honors Fallen Soldiers

President Trump joined Americans on Memorial Day in paying respect to those who gave their lives for the country, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. “Our fallen heroes have not only written our history, they have shaped our destiny,” Trump said, speaking at the cemetery’s Memorial Ampitheater. “They inspired their communities and

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Lucifer ‘Bonus’ Episode Reveal Chloe’s Reaction to the Devil Face

Though standalone in nature, one of Lucifer‘s “bonus” Season 3 episodes hinted at Chloe’s reaction to seeing her partner’s Devil face at the close of this month’s finale — which may come as small comfort to fans mourning the series’ cancellation by Fox. What did you think of this season’s “bonus” episodes? Did they soothe — or only add to

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Champions League Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to win 3rd straight title

Real Madrid have won a third straight Champions League title following a 3-1 win overLiverpool in the final played on Saturday, May 26. Gareth Bale netted a brace including an audacious overhead kick to snag the limelight offCristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah who dominated all the pre-match headlines. Karim Benzema opened the scoring in the 51st minute, deflecting a poor

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“Corper Shun” Alani makes a drastic move in episode 5 of web series

The fifth episode of Accelerate TV’s new web series “Corper Shun” is out, and it’s titled“The Eviction.” “Corper Shun” focuses on the lives of five Nigerian youths during the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program. These corp members – Gbenga, I.B, Valerie, Zubby and Aminat– are supervised by a problematic Local Government Inspector, A.A.A. In episode five, its crunch

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Ikechukwu Ezenwa says he will stop Lionel Messi for 180m Nigerians

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has stated that he will stop Argentine superstar Lionel Messi at the 2018 FIFA World Cup because of 180 million Nigerians. Ezenwa who is part of Gernot Rohr’s 30-man list for the tournament and Nigeria will face Croatia, Iceland, and Argentina in the group stage. The 29-year-old played a key role in the qualification matches

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New Movie Alert- Anakle films, Inkblot team up for “Up North”

This week, Anakle Films and Inkblot Productions started production on a new film titled “Up North.” Nothing has been revealed about the movie as no official announcement has been made, but multi talented entertainer Banky W’s Instagram post about going “Up North” and an official IG page@upnorththefilm shows that plans are ongoing. “Shoot commenced yesterday. Tope Oshin is directing and

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Ramsey Nouah says the system gave birth to ‘Yahoo Yahoo’

Ramsey Nouah has joined other celebrities to air his views on the recent topic about how Internet fraudsters have become on the increase saying the nonfunctional system gave birth to it. In an exclusive interview with Pulse, the award-winning actor said we should treat the ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ menace from the roots rather than the stem. “I’m going to be diplomatic

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