TEARS AS NOLLYWOOD GREAT, CHICO EJIRO IS BURIED IN DELTA

Family, friends colleagues and guests broke down in tears as the body of late prolific Filmmaker, Mr. Chico Aziakpono Ejiro was buried today at Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State. Chico’s body was finally laid to rest at exactly 2.56pm at No 1 Chico Ejiro street, off Owhelogbo Road, Ozoro. The hearse bearing Chico’s remains left the gates of the Ozoro General Hospotal morgue at 11.47am to his homestead at No 4 Iyethoto street, Etivie quarters, Ozoro on Saturday afternoon, where his colleagues, friends and family waited…

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WHY MCSN IS GIVING HOTELIERS CONCESSION

In sympathy with hoteliers in Lagos, the Musical Copyright Society Nigeria Ltd/Gte (MCSN) has decided to grant them concessions for the years 2020 and 2021 to enable them weather the effects of the ongoing Covid 19 global pandemic. The Chief Executive Officer of the Society, Mr. Mayo Ayilaran, made this known last week when MCSN held a joint press conference with Hotel Owners and Managers Association of Lagos (HOMAL). According to him, the Society sympathizes with the Hotel Owners and Managers Association of Lagos at a time like this when…

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REGGAE, DANCEHALL KING, DADDY U-ROY DIES AT 78

Legendary pioneer of the dancehall, U Roy is dead. The veteran toaster reportedly died in his native Jamaica on Wednesday night after ailing for sometime. He was 78. Tributes flowed freely on social media Wednesday night as musicians expressed sorrow at the death of a pioneering godfather of Jamaican music. Dancehall superstar Shaggy posted: “Today we lost one of our heros !! A true legend in this game of dance hall/ Reggae if your (sic) a fan of sound system, then your a fan of Stur Gav sound. With such…

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NOLLYWOOD ACE, CHICO EJIRO’S FUNERAL RITES BEGIN WITH INDUSTRY TRIBUTES NIGHT

The funeral rites for late Filmmaker, Chico Meziakpono John Ejiro, commenced on Tuesday with a Night of Tributes organised by his colleagues. The event which kicked off at 4pm, and held at the open field of the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, was anchored by top actor and musician, Segun Arinze. It had top industry practitioners in attendance, including  Richard Mofe-Damijo(RMD), Paul Obazele, Keppy Ekpenyong and his wife, Fidelis Duker and wife, Opa Williams, Francis Onwochei, Emeka Ossai, Uche Iwuji, Peace Anyiam Osigwe, Fred Amata, GM National Theatre, Prof. Sunday…

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NOLLYWOOD STAR VICTOR DECKER IS DEAD

Veteran Nollywood actor, Victor Decker is dead. News of his death was broken by fellow Nollywood actor, Uzee Usman in a post on Instagram on Tuesday. Reports say the actor’s already decomposing body was found on a couch in his apartment by his neighbors. This was after his neighbors had noticed inactivity in his apartment for a few days. Neighbors were said to have broken into his apartment, where they were greeted by the gory sight of his decomposing body. His family members were alerted and his remains have since…

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