Nollywood Stars Pay Tribute to Late Moji Olaiya

Days after being interned, accolades continues to pour in on Mojisola Olaiya even in death. Late Nollywood actress, Mojisola Christiana Raimat Olaiya who died on 18th May 2017, exactly 2 months after she gave birth to a bouncing baby girl in Canada has been buried.  She was buried at Ebony Vault, Ikoyi, Lagos last Wednesday 6th June 2017. However, what Moji will be remembered for is the legacy she left behind which many of her colleagues, including the legends and veterans in the Yoruba movie industry are talking about. At…

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Moji Olaiya, Another Nollywood Actress Dies

By Akinwale Kasali The Nollywood world has once again been thrown into mourning. Few weeks after the death of Pastor Ajidara and Olumide Bakare, another Nollywood actress and daughter of highlife music legend, Victor Olaiya, Moji Olaiya has been reported dead. She was 42 years old. Moji Olaiya Multiple sources said she died of heart attack in Canada, where she gave birth to a baby girl in March. The baby was her second child. Her first daughter is 18 years old. The beautiful actress, who had featured in many Yoruba…

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Moremi: Olugbo is wrong to rewrite Yoruba ancient history

Jadesola Taiwo Babatola Who are the Yorubas? The Yoruba dominates the Southwestern Region of Nigeria and occupy the present-day Oyo, Osun, Ondo, Ekiti, Ogun, Lagos and part of Kwara and Kogi States in Nigeria which are the areas defined as traditional homeland of the Yoruba people up to the Republic of Benin (former Dahomey). According to a source, ‘Yoruba’ consist of a number of semi-independent people loosely linked together by geography, language, history and religion and they are black people of Negroid Stock who speak a common language which belongs…

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Boxing: Pacquiao Faces Horn

Philippine world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is to fight undefeated Jeff Horn on his home turf in Australia, the Filipino star’s camp said Wednesday. The announcement of the July bout ends months of speculation on who the 38-year-old Filipino dubbed “Pac-Man” would face next as he seeks to prolong a stellar career that saw him win world titles in eight different weight classes. “We signed the Jeff Horn contract this morning. Fight is July 2 in Brisbane, Australia,” Pacquiao’s adviser Michael Koncz told AFP by text message. Koncz said Pacquiao…

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Tinubu@65: Ambode Names Newly Commissioned Road After Tinubu

National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yesterday, poured accolades on the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, over his sterling performance in the last 22 months, saying that the Governor has made him proud. Speaking while commissioning network of roads, link bridge and health centre in Alimosho area of the State as part of activities to mark his 65th birthday, Tinubu said the achievements of Ambode in office was a reflection of a Governor who is not only a thinker but a doer, and…

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One Year After: Nigerians Remember Nomoreloss

By Akinwale Kasali The late ‘Iyawo Asiko‘ crooner, Olumuyiwa Osinuga, bid the world farewell over 365 days ago. Millions of Nigerians took to the social media to remember the late musician.  Heartfelt emotions ran high on social media when some notable Nigerian entertainers remembered  their departed colleague popularly known as Nomoreloss. The multi-talented singer and comedian, best known for hit songs such as ‘Iyawo Asiko’ and ‘Let Them Say” died on March 21, 2016, after losing the battle with typhoid fever. Some of his colleagues who took to the social…

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David Rockefeller’s exit leaves a vacuum in the New World Order, marks end of an era

One of the pillars of the New World Order and an elite member of international manipulators of political and Financial turf, David Rockefeller, dies of congestive heart failure in his sleep. He was 101 years old. A statement from The Rockefeller Foundation confirmed his death, describing him as “one of the most influential figures in the history of American philanthropy and finance, considered by many to be ‘America’s last great international business statesman’.” Rockefeller, who would have been 102 in August, had his seventh successful heart transplant last year in…

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Blaze Of Glory

Late Madam Rosemary Bernard goes home amid tributes By Bayo Bernard When light suddenly dimmed for Rosemary Bernard in the wee hours of July 17, throwing close family members into mourning, the sad feeling was that they will never see the matriarch again. For the grandmother whose entire life was spent in bringing smiles to  communities where she lived, her admirers were inconsolable hearing the news of her demise. It was too much pain to bear for those that also drank from her water of kindness. “Mummy peacefully passed away…

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