Mercy Johnson Nollywood Ban: Marketers Say They Will Not Lift Ban Until She Apologizes!

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In November 2013 it was revealed that actress Mercy Johnson had been banned by The Film and Video Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria (FVPMAN) for ‘unbecoming attitude of the actress as it affects  her work.”

That was the official reason, the real reason had to do with her fees…Mercy Johnson who is currently teh highest paid actress in Nollywood charges between N1.8 Million & N2 Million per movie

In the latest development concerning Mercy Johnson’s ban it has been gathered that the marketers have vowed not to lift the ban until the actress tenders a letter of apology to them through their  umbrella body, Film and Video Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria, FVPMAN.

But according to Vanguard, all is not well with the rank and file in the marketers’ body since they slammed the ban on the actress.

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Skales Says He Is Not Signed To Timaya’s Dem Mama Records!


Yesterday I told you that Skales had reportedly signed to Timaya’s Dem Mama records following his exit from EME Records after EME decided not to extend the contract with the rapper/singer because they did not see him as a profitable investment.

It was also reported that he has moved into Timaya’s home

Skales has now come out to say those stories are false!

He told NET,

It’s not true. I’m not signed with Timaya or Dem Mama Records. I’m just doing my thing. Timaya is my friend and that’s what it is

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Wizkid Is Crushing On Temi Dollface!


Wizkid is dating Tania Omotayo, they have been dating for about a year now. But that doesn’t stop him from appreciating the beauty in other women…specifically new artiste on the scene, Temi Dollface.

The quirky artiste who has been called the Nigerian Janelle Monae has caught the star boy’s eye. He even tweeted about his crush on her!

Check it out after the jump


[Must Watch] Lupita Nyong’o Talks To Ellen DeGeneres About Dating Jared Leto & Running Away From Elephants!


Lupita is on a roll y’all! For her appearance on The Ellen Show which aired about an hour ago, the Kenyan actress rocked a stunning Veronica Beard jacket & shorts which she teamed with Bruno Magli shoes, Jamie Wolff earrings, and a Janis Savitt ring. #FLAWLESS I love this woman!

She spoke about her rumoured relationship with actor Jared Leto, the two have been spotted looking very close at awards shows.

When Ellen DeGeneres brought up the news that she’s dating Jared Leto, Lupita responded, “Ah, but I thought Miley Cyrus broke us up. That was the last thing I heard.”

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Justice Has Been Served! Akolade Arowolo Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Stabbing His Wife To Death In 2011


Nearly 3 years after he was arrested for stabbing his banker wife Titilayo to death at their Isolo, Lagos home, Akolade Arowolo has not just been found guilty of murder but sentenced to death…by hanging.

On June 24, 2011 Titilayo Arolowolo’s mutilated body was discovered at the home she shared with her husband. She had 76 stab wounds, a knife was stuck in her neck & her body was dismembered. God knows what possessed him to so brutally kill his wife?

On arrest he claimed she had stabbed herself.

Earlier today (21st Feb 2014) he was pronounced guilty and sentenced to death at the Ikeja High Court by Justice Lateefat Okunnu.


After Getting Dropped From EME, Skales Moves To Timaya’s Dem Mama Records & Moves In With Him!


Yesterday I shared with you the news that Skales’ had been dropped from his label EME after his 3 year contract with them expired. [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

According to Hip Hop World magazine, Skales is looking to move to Timaya’s record label Dem Mama Records. Asides moving to Timaya’s label, Skales is also reported to have moved in with Timaya. A source told HHW that, “He may be signing with Dem Mama Records soon, he has moved in with him,”

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Julius Agwu & His Wife Dedicate Their Newborn Son, Zadok Agwu [Video]


Julius Agwu & his wife Ibiere welcomed their second child a son back in October 2013 in Houston. On Sunday 16th Feb, the comedian and his wife dedicated their son at This Present House Church in Lekki, Lagos, which was followed by a reception at their home.

Some of those that attended were Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers state, Paul Okoye and Anita Isama with their son, Ali Baba and his wife, AY and Mabel Makun, Okey Bakassi, Funny Bone, Bovi and many more.
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2Face idibia’s Camp Release Official Statement Saying “Pregnancy Rumours Are Unfounded”


This week the internet has been buzzing with allegations that 2Face Idibia got a woman that is not his wife pregnant! The woman at the center if the scandal is a lady allegedly called Teniola Onise, who is said to be a top banker in Lagos. 2Face & Annie responded to the pregnancy rumours on twitter a few days ago [READ HERE IF YOU MISSED IT]

And now his record label & management, 960 Music, have just sent out a press release just in case anyone missed 2Face’s initial denial of the story.

Read the press release after the jump


See All The Photos From Osita Iheme “Paw Paw” & Rihanna February 20 Birthday Celebrations!


Yesterday February 20th Nollywwod star actor Osita Iheme popularly known as Paw Paw and Bajan pop star Rihanna turned a year older. PawPaw turned 32 & Riri turned 26! They celebrated their birthdays in different parts of the world, with Osita having a mini get together on the set of a movie he is filming in Lagos. He was also joined by his partner in crime Aki…

While Bad gal Riri took her crew for a ski trip in Aspen. Even in sub zero temperature Rihanna did not miss the opportunity to show off her banging body in a bikini.

See all the photos from Osita’s & Rihanna’s birthday celebrations after the jump


Susan Peters Wants You To See Her Brand New N400,000 Blackberry Porsche


Susan Peters must be one of the last few people on the planet that still gets excited when a new Blackberry phone comes out cos a few days ago she took to twitter to show off her new toy. Asking price: N400,000, that’s $2,360..for a phone????

The actress couldn’t help herself from buying the phone as she wrote on instagram photo of the phone still in it’s case (picture above on the right), “Bbm won’t let me rest ooo#i said I wasn’t getting another phone but whosaii# inspector gadget# another collection of phones#

This isn’t the first time Susan is showing off her super expensive phone purchase, back in 2012 (picture above on the left) she showed off a BB Porsche that just came out, also $2500, a move which caused her a lot of backlash from fans.

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