Category archives for: Entertainment

EFCC Drills Bobrisky For Naira Abuse

LAGOS APRIL 4TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have commenced investigation of Idris Okuneye, a.k.a Bobrisky, for allegedly spraying Naira notes. The EFCC had invited the 31-year-old following a video report of spraying and flaunting wads of new Naira notes at the premiere of a movie, […]

US Rapper Drake loses £478,000 Bet As Anthony Joshua Floors Ngannou

LAGOS MARCH 10TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Drake has lost a huge six-figure sum after betting on Anthony Joshua‘s heavyweight showdown clash against Francis Ngannou on Saturday evening. The rap star was hoping for an outrageous payday of over £1million after wagering on the bout in Saudi Arabia that was won by the British star in two rounds. Joshua […]

Mr Ibu : The Man Who Made Africa Laugh

LAGOS MARCH 5TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Such was the comic genius of Nigerian actor John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, that he often didn’t even need to open his mouth to make people laugh. “I was chosen to play a doctor in a film one time and when I came to the set dressed as one, even […]

Mr Ibu’s Death Huge Loss To Nigeria, Entertainment Industry – Peter Obi

LAGOS MARCH 4TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Peter Obi, Labour Party Presidential candidate for the 2023 general election, has mourned the passing of veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor AKA Mr Ibu. Mr Ibu passed away on Saturday after a long battle with an ailment. Writing on his X page, Peter Obi said Mr Ibu’s death is a huge loss […]

I Lost Over 200,000 Followers For Supporting Tinubu – Comedian Seyi Law

LAGOS FEBRUARY 29TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Controversial comedian Oluwaseyitan Aletile, popularly known as Seyi Law, has said he lost over 200,000 followers because of his social media activism for President Bola Tinubu during the 2023 election campaign. He disclosed this while featuring as a guest in a recent episode of The Honest Bunch Podcast co-hosted by actor Chinedu […]

LASTMA Threatens To Prosecute Skit/Film Makers Using Agency Uniform Without Permit

LAGOS FEBRUARY 16TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Management of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has concluded all necessary arrangements to prosecute any skits or filmmkers caught using the Agency’s uniform or its affiliated colour, kits and accoutrements without any authorisation from the Government.  The General Manager of the Agency Mr. Olalekan Bakare-Oki frowned at the demeaning […]

Nigerian Fans Mock South Africans With Tyla’s Song Water After AFCON Victory

LAGOS FEBRUARY 9TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A video of Nigerians celebrating their football team’s victory over South Africa in the Africa Cup of Nations has gone viral on social media. In the clip, the Super Eagles fans taunt their rivals by pouring liquid over their bodies while singing the hit Water by South African singer Tyla. On Sunday, […]

Grammys: S/African Singer Tyla Beats Burna Boy, Davido, Others To Win Best African Music Performance

LAGOS FEBRUARY 5TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The stiff competition for Nigerian Afrobeats stars at this year’s Grammy Awards ended with a disappointing outlook, as South African singer and songwriter, Tyla Laura Seethal, popularly known as Tyla, took home the golden gramophone for Best African Music Performance — an all-new category — at the 2024 GRAMMYs. The South African […]

Two Globally Renowned Artists  Hannah Rose Thomas, Uğur Gallenkuş To Exhibit Art At IRF Summit 2024

LAGOS JANUARY 27TH (NEWSRANGERS) — The International Religious Freedom (IRF) Summit — the world’s premier annual gathering of religious freedom advocates and activists — will feature an on-site exhibit of artwork from two globally-renowned artists, Hannah Rose Thomas and Uğur Gallenkuş. Acclaimed British artist Hannah Rose Thomas, who uses techniques of traditional sacred art to […]

Popular  Fuji Musician, Kollington Ayinla Critically Sick, Placed On Oxygen

LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Popular Nigerian fuji musician, Alhaji Kolawole Rasaq Ilori, popularly known as Kollington Ayinla, is critically ill and has been hospitalized for days. Reports have it that the 75-year-old, who has been ill for over a week, is currently on admisssion at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in Ikeja, Sahara Reporters […]

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