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Iyanya’s Manager Ubi Franklin Spoke It Into Existence That He Would Get Married At 29



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Talk about speaking it into existence…

Iyanya’s manager & Triple MG CEO, Ubi Franklin always told himself that he would get married at 29.

The music exec who was previously linked to Emma Nyra turned 29 in February and he is getting married to actress Lilian Esoro on November 1, …all before his 30th birthday.

READ RELATED: Ubi Franklin And Lilian Esoro’s Glam, Sexy & Creative Pre Wedding Shoot + Announce Their a Wedding Date 

The power of words! Words can be used to speak blessings or negativity into one’s life…this is proof of it.

Ubi & Lilian started dating early this year. In an interview with NET, Franklin spoke about how he always wanted to get married before turning 30, he also spoke about how marriage isn’t going to affect his hustle.

READ RELATED: Iyanya, Osas Ighodaro, Freda Edewor & More At Ubi Franklin & Llilian Esoro’s Marriage Introduction


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Iyanya, Uti Nwachukwu, Oge Okoye, Mbong Amata & More Attend The Opening Of Ini Edo’s Lounge, Mimz [Photos]



Remember a few weeks ago when Ini Edo got called out as irresponsible by a fan for venturing into the nightlife business? [READ HERE] Well the actress is having the last laugh as she has finally opened her multi-million lounge Mimz to the public.

The grand opening of the lounge which is located in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos went down last night and in attendance were a number of celebs like Oge Okoye, Iyanya who was there with his bae Freda Edewor, Uti Nwachukwu, Mbong Amata, Mike Godson and many others who came out to show their support for the actress’ new business venture.

READ RELATED: Iyanya & Freda Francis Boo’d Up At AY’s Brother’s Wedding [Photos]

See more photos from the Mimz opening after the jump


Iyanya’s Manager Also Unhappy With #Headies2015 Nominations! Says Mr Oreo Should Have Received A “Song of The Year” Nod.



The 2015 Headies Awards nominations was released earlier today and already quite a few artistes are feeling some type of way and expressing their displeasure with the list.

Earlier we told you that dancehall artiste Solidstar felt he deserved more than the two nominations he got and now Triple MG boss Ubi Franklin has also taken to Twitter to express his disappointment that Iyanya‘s Mr Oreo was not nominated for song of the year.

The nominees for song of the year are:   Ojuelegba (Wizkid), Godwin (Korede Bello), Woju (Kiss Daniel), Bobo (Olamide)

Ubi Franklin also felt that Iyanya’s “Applaudise” producer DJ Coublon, should have been nominated in the producer category. Coublon is responsible for hits like Woju & Duro.

READ RELATED: Wizkid, Olamide & Praiz Lead Headies 2015 Nominations…Solidstar Feels He Needs More Recognition

See Franklin’s tweets after the jump


Alibaba, Helen Paul, Akpororo, Timi Dakolo & Many More Celebs At AY Makun’s Brother’s Wedding



The wedding of comedian AY’s brother Lanre Makun & his boo was a celebrity filled affair!

The Saturday Sept. 20, 2015 wedding was attended by Alibaba and his wife, AY Makun, Iyanya, Helen Paul, Timi Dakolo, Akpororo, Ushbebe the Comedian, Ubi Franklin, Lilian Esoro, Okey Bakassi, Bryan Okwara & loads more.

READ RELATED: Iyanya & Freda Francis Boo’d Up At AY’s Brother’s Wedding [Photos]

Check on all the fab wedding glam photos after the jump


Iyanya & Freda Francis Boo’d Up At AY’s Brother’s Wedding [Photos]



We spotted Iyanya & his boo Freda Francis Edewor coupled up at the wedding of AY Makun’s brother Lanre and his girl, Joy. The couple were looking very glam in their formal outfits which they both topped off with sunglasses.

Iyanya was one of the performers at the big Lagos which went down on Saturday Sept. 26.

See more photos after the jump


Iyanya’s Manager Responds To Reports That Only Hennessy & Groundnut Was Served At 400k VIP Tables of Applaudise Abuja Launch



Iyanya held the launch of his “Applaudise” album in Abuja last weekend and some of his fans who attended the event immediately took to social media alleging that guests at the N400,000 VIP table were served only a bottle of Hennessy cognac & a plate of groundnuts.


Iyanya Reveals Something We Never Knew About His Friendship With KCee


Screenshot_2015-09-21-16-45-22Yesterday in Abuja Iyanya held the launch concert of his latest album “Applaudise” at the Thisday Dome.  The event saw the attendance of many celebrities including KCee who performed at the launch event.

During his performance Iyanya joined him on stage and got quite emotional as he revealed that Kcee was the one responsible for him coming to Lagos to chase his dream of becoming a music star.

He opened up about how Kcee bought him his first ticket to Lagos when he discovered Iyanya working at a local karaoke bar in Calabar years ago before he came to Lagos and won the MTN Project Fame competition in 2008.

A teary eyed Iyanya said

I really thank my big brother Kcee, he was the one that bought me my first ticket to come to Lagos, he helped me with getting the project fame ticket back in 2008 as well.

Aww! Who would have thought that it was Kcee who actually discovered Iyanya?

But Iyanya, that hug though…

Image Credit: Instagram

Iyanya Reps For The 3 Major Tribes of Nigeria [Photos]



Just a few days ago, Iyanya raised temperatures with a shirtless shoot but this time around the Triple MG singer is keeping it all the way covered & repping for the 3 major tribes in Nigeria in a new shoot to promote e-commerce brand Yudala.

Iyanya who has just released his third album, was recently named as the brand ambassador for the online retailer and in the promo shoot for the brand, he is styled in a corporate look and the traditional looks as well.

READ RELATED: These Just Released Shirtless Photos Of Iyanya Are Probably The Best of Him You’ve Ever Seen

He does look good in the photos though, we might be a bit distracted with looking at him rather than noticing what he is advertising.

See photos below


Iyanya’s Rumoured Girlfriend, Freda Francis Addresses THAT Picture, Talks About Their Relationship [Watch]




Social media went a little crazy last week, when Iyanya put up an intimate picture with Freda Francis Edewor on his Instagram page. Many people took this as confirmation that he & the socialite were back together….they were previously linked together in the past.

There were a lot of opinions and a bit of drama  as people tried to figure out what the deal really is with their relationship.

READ RELATED: Iyanya Shares Coupled Up Pic With Ex Freda Edewor & His Fans Really Want Yvonne Nelson To Know About It

Watch her address their relationship after the jump


#EyebrowsOnFleek Who Is Responsible For Doing This To Iyanya & Davido?!



Who did this to Iyanya & Davido? Who is responsible for THIS?!

Who ever it is has surely booked himself a one way ticket to hell!

We found these photoshopped pictures on Instagram & thought we should share with you two of our hottest Nigerian stars all made up & even weaved up!

See Davido below


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