Seun Kuti Hosted Lauryn Hill At The African Shrine & Pushes For Legaliasation of Marijuana

Following Lauryn Hill‘s epic performance at The Eko Hotel on Sunday night/Monday morning, the Grammy winner and her crew which included her 8 year old daughter Sarah Marley paid a visit to the New African Shrine in Ikeja, Lagos where they were hosted by Seun Kuti, son of late Afrobeat king Fela Kuti.

The Afrobeat artiste shared an image of their visit on his Instagram page…we wonder if Lauryn Hill tried some of that infamous African Shrine weed while she was there? I heard that Shrine weed will take you to Mars & back. LOL

READ RELATED: Dakore Akande, Sasha P, Lynxxx, Timi Dakolo & Loads More – Official Red Carpet Pics From Lauryn Hill Live In Lagos

Speaking of the herbal stuff, Seun is advocating that weed is legalised in Nigeria. In an interview with the The Nation he defended it’s use saying that the federal government had not properly researched the various uses of marijuana.

Read more of what he said after the jump

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Mo Abudu & Nse Ikpe Etim At The Premiere Of “Fifty” At The BFI London Film Festival [Official Photos]

Mo Abudu (Executive Producer, FIFTY); Nse Ikpe-Etim

Yesterday in London, Ebony Life TV founder Mo Abudu & actress Nse Ekpi Etim were spotted at The British Film Institute (BFI)’s 2015 London Film Festival, where Clare Stewart, the festival director presented this year’s selection of films and events which includes the Nigerian movie, FIFTY, which has been shortlisted under the ‘Love Category’.

Fifty stars Ireti Doyle, Dakore Egbuson, Omoni Oboli & Nse Ikpe-Etim, It’s directed by Biyi Bandele (Half of A Yellow Sun) & Executively Produced by Mo Abudu.

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Billionaire Deinde Fernadez Passes Away At 79: The Man, The Wives, The High Profile Divorces & The Wealth

Billionaire and diplomat, Chief Antonio Oladeinde Fernandez passed away yesterday at the age of 79. Regarded as one of Africa’s wealthiest men, he died yesterday (Sept. 1) in Belgium. News of his death was broken by Ovation publisher Dele Momodu on Twitter last night.


Audu Maikori Talks Chocolate City Transition On The Gist with Toyosi Phillips [Watch]


On this week’s episode of The Gist, Toyosi Phillips talks TOYIN AIMAKHU and husband’s dirty linen, P-SQUARE making history, IYANYA’s steamy picture with FREDA FRANCIS, EMPIRE lawsuit and Chocolate City Boss, AUDU MAIKORI stops by to talk M.I as Choc City Music’s new boss, Ice Prince, Jesse Jagz, Brymo and more!!

Watch after the jump

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This Is Why Rihanna Is A Style Icon! Giving Us Pink Barbie In Vivienne Westwood!


We all know that Rihanna has her own special style and even though she’s a style icon she sometimes leaves us speechless with some of her outfits we cannot even begin to understand.

On Thursday, the star was spotted at Macy’s New York for the unveiling of her new fragrance “Riri”. For that she rockeda bubble gum pink, off shoulder mini dress with billowing sleeves by Vivienne Westwood, she teamed the statement look with pink Christian Louboutin pumps and a Chanel purse.

Later that night she had ditched her glam look for a super oversized green bomber jacket, a tank top, blue jeans and fluffy slippers.

On anyone else these elaborate looks would look like trash but Rih somehow manages to pull it off!

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This Is How The White House Reacted To Kanye West’s US Presidential Bid…

So at Sunday night’s MTV VMAs Kanye “I Talk Way Too Much” West declared he would be running for United States President come 2020.

And while the internet had fun making 1st Lady memes from nekkid pictures of Kim Kardashian…the White House had something to say about Mr. West’s presidential bid…

On behalf of the White House it’s press secretary, Josh Earnest had this to say when he was asked about West’s declaration


From “Gerrarra Here Mennn” To Latest Etisalat Ambassador! Frank Odega Is Winning!


I tell you God & social media is amazing!

Frank Odega has been hustling in Nollywood for over a decade.

And then late last year a clip of him taken from a old Nollywood movie saying,“Gerrarra Hia Mehn Shiiiiiiiii” went viral & over night he became a viral sensation, even rapper 50 cent shared the now famous clip on his Instagram page!

If you’re active on social media you must have seen the “Gerrara Here” clip or seen the meme!

Anyways Odega has gone from viral star to brand ambassador for telecoms giant Etisalat Nigeria. He stars in their latest ad and we could not be happier for him!

Check on his Etisalat ad after the jump

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Charly Boy Marries Second Wife, Says As An African Man, He is Entitled To Marry Multiple Women



In really odd news, Charly Boy has apparently taken a new wife, Ify Koko who is a Nigerian-Ethiopian.

According to an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, he met her on a radio show as she was one of the callers.

The controversial pop star has been happily married to Diane Oputa for 38 years and still is…but he gives his reason for marrying a new wife to be that, someone of his status need as many wives and children as possible.

The 64 year old father of nine and grandfather of eleven stated that as an African man, he can marry as many women as he pleases.

Read what he said after the jump

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Ladies, Would You Marry A Man With Humble Beginnings? Okey Bakassi’s Wife Did & 14 Years After They Are Stronger Than Ever


Top Nigerian comedian Okey Bakassi (real name:Okechukwu Mac-Anthony) earlier today took to his Instagram page to celebrate the number one woman in his life, his wife as they mark their 14th wedding anniversary today.

The funny man took his fans down memory lane…all the way back to when he and wifey met 25 years ago as high school sweethearts, he also stated that their marriage started from very humble beginnings with the couple living in a boys quarters in the Festac area of Lagos, because that’s all he could afford at the time.

Read what he wrote after the jump

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Yaw, Nikki Laoye, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Emma Oh Ma God, Shiikane & More Spotted At Nigerian Corner of Notting Hill Carnival


Yesterday Bank Holiday Monday [Aug 31] saw the gathering of celebrities like DJ Abass, Yaw, Nikki Laoye, DJ Jimmy Jatt, Emma Oh Ma God, Princess, JJC Skillz, Tillaman, Shiikane & many others partying it up at the famous Nigerian corner of the annual Notting Hill carnival

As with every year the carnival brought out all manner of elaborate costumes and dancing all round.

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