Entertainment

Showmax’s First Nigerian Original Telenovela, Wura, Now Streaming

The wait is finally over. Showmax’s first Nigerian Original telenovela, Wura, is now available to stream. The 260-episode series is set against the backdrop of the gold mining industry in Osun State. The show stars a variety of seasoned Nollywood actors including Yomi Fash-Lanso as Anthony Amoo-Adeleke, Carol King as Grace Adeleke, and Lanre Adediwura as Olumide Kuti, with up-and-coming …

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All 24 BBTitans Housemate Safe As First Live Eviction Show Yields No Goodbyes

It’s already been a week since the BBTitans launch weekend. The 24 housemates have entertained millions of viewers across Africa in the past seven days. The show initially kicked off with 20 housemates. However, in a twist at the pool party on Thursday, Big Brother surprised the housemates by inviting four more guests to join them on the show. Sandra, …

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Biggie Pulls First BBTitans Twist, Introduces Four New Housemates

The first iteration of Big Brother Titans, which sees South African and Nigerian housemates under one roof, has been ongoing for about four days, and it’s all anyone can talk about. Despite only being on air for about four days, the housemates have already provided much entertainment, and Biggie is taking things up a notch. In the season’s first twist, …

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Heineken Collaborates with Afrozones for First-Ever Pre-Grammy Party in Nigeria 

Ahead of the 65th Grammy Award scheduled to hold on February 5, 2023, at the Crypto.com Arena (formerly Staples Center), Nigerian Breweries’ Heineken beer brand collaborated with Afrozones to host the Nigerian leg of a series of pre-Grammy parties. The event which honours Grammy-nominated Nigerian rapper, Tobe Nwigwe as a homecoming party, will serve as a precursor to the pre-Grammy …

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The Real Housewives Franchise Takes Nigeria’s Capital City

African video streaming service, Showmax has just teased the second instalment of the Real Housewives franchise in Nigeria, The Real Housewives of Abuja (RHOAbuja). A teaser image for the show was published on Showmax’s social media pages in the early hours of Tuesday, January 17, 2023. The Instagram caption read, “Stepping into the luxurious world of the Abuja babes. The …

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Nigerian Idol: Auditions For Season Eight Begins

Auditions for Nigerian Idol season eight are officially open, and you don’t have to leave the comfort of your house! Following the success of Nigerian Idol season seven, which saw Progress Chukwuyem emerge as the winner, MultiChoice Nigeria is bringing back the competition for an eighth edition, starting with online auditions. Online auditions for the eighth season of Nigerian Idol …

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Mmeli Becomes The First Titan To Hold Head of House Title

Big Brother Titans premiered yesterday, Sunday, January 15, and it was the most exciting entertainment event of the new year. Building on the expectations, the housemates had the first game to determine the season’s first head of house. As is usual with Big Brother, the games were divided into two parts. The first game had all 20 housemates construct six …

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Showmax Originals Lead the Most-Watched Shows on the Platform in 2022

What a year 2022 was! Showmax released a number of great shows that sparked social conversations online and offline – a testament to the fact that local content is gaining popularity among audiences. And it’s no surprise that some of these Originals made it to the platform’s list of most-watched shows of the year. In alphabetical order, here are five …

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Rema, Burna Boy, Ayra Starr make Dataleum’s List of Top 10 Nigerian Artistes on YouTube in 2022

  Global Data and Intelligence Company, Dataleum, have published research that analyzes the most mainstream music videos on the largest online video sharing and social media platform with more than 2.5 billion monthly users, according to the number of views, from one of the largest worldwide music businesses. Dataleum, the first winner of the Lagos State government award for Startup …

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