WHY I WILL NEVER KNEEL BEFORE GOV. IBORI

By Prince Emeka Obasi Recently, the news media was inundated with pictures and stories of a certain Senator, James Manager, kneeling before former Delta State governor, James Ibori in his home. The pictures sparked an understandable furor. Many people wondered why a whole Senator will kneel down like a small child before another man. I was amused by it all, even though I knew the answer to the poser; Power, simpliciter! Ibori is the ultimate power broker in the Senator’s neck of the woods. As much as some may not…

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JANE POWELL, STAR OF HOLLYWOOD GOLDEN AGE MUSICALS, DEAD AT 92

Jane Powell, the star of some of Hollywood’s best-loved Golden Age musicals, has died at the age of 92. Powell died Thursday at her home in Wilton, Connecticut, her friend Susan Granger told CNN on Friday. A megastar of musical films of the 1940s and ’50s, Powell’s hits included “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” opposite Howard Keel, and “Royal Wedding,” in which she starred alongside Fred Astaire. Powell starred alongside Fred Astaire in the hit 1951 movie “Royal Wedding.” Powell was born in 1929 in Portland, Oregon and proved a…

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STAR MUSICIAN, ‘OLAMIDE’ TO FEATURE ON GLO-SPONSORED CNN AFRICAN VOICES

Nigerian rap music star, Olumide Adedeji, popularly known as Olamide, Baddo or Baddosneh will be guest on this week’s edition of Globacom-sponsored African Voices, magazine programme of the Cable News Network (CNN). Olamide, 32, will be joined on the 30-minute programme by South African dancer and choreographer, Musa Motha. The music legend established his own record label, YBNL Nation which serves as a platform for himself as well as the next generation of musically talented youths to ply their trade soon after releasing his first album named Rapsodi in 2011.…

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CHELSEA COKER’S ‘ALL WHITE’ AMALA DAY & ICEBERG MOVIE PREMIERE HOLDS 10TH OCTOBER IN TORONTO

The 2nd edition of the All White Amala day as well as the premiere for Chelsea Coker’s highly anticipated film ‘Iceberg‘ will take place at the National event banquet hall, Toronto, Canada on the 10th of October. The theme for the sold-out event which will be hosted by Seyi Brown who would be flying in from the United States is ‘All White’ and on standby to entertain the guests will be Canada’s very own versatile comedian MC Morris and three of the best DJ’s in Canada, DJ Mysteek, DJ GSquare…

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