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Thursday, 24 May 2007

Naija Entertainment Gists.

Chief Osita Osadebe passes on

It just came to my notice that one of Nigeria's greatest High life artiste ever, Chief Osita Osadebe is dead. He died on Friday May 11 2007 at the St Mary's Hospital, Hartford, United States from complications arising from Bronchitis at the age of 71

Chief Osadebe was born in 1936 in Umuekeke village in Atani, Ogbaru LGA, in Anambra State. He started music as a chorister in the church. He began his music career in 1956 by joining the Empire Rhythm Skies band. He later went on to start his own band Osita Osadebe and His Nigeria Sound Makers International, creating beautiful songs mostly sang in Igbo language.

His popular songs include 'Osondi Owendi', 'Nke Onye Diliya' 'Makoyo'

He was married to several wives and is said to have over 20 children . May his soul rest in peace

D banj's Koko Clothing Line

I just heard that Ghana Music Award 'African Music Act of the Year' and Koko master, D banj, has started his clothing line, KOKO Wears.

His clothing line will also be involved in the making and designing of accessories of different types.

Other Nigerian artistes who claim to have a clothing line include Ruggedman' Rugged Wears, Sasha's Eclectic and Sound Sultan. Let's see what happens to Koko wears.

Miss Galaxy International Beauty Pageant West africa 2007
It also just came to my notice that the above mentioned beauty pageant is going to hold tommorow Friday 25th May 2007 at The Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe, V/Island @ 4: 00 prompt.

Star Prize
~ Toyota Corolla
~ Cash N500, 000
~ One year modeling contract in America

1st Runner up~ N250, 0002nd Runner up~ N150, 000

Those of you in Naija who want to attend, for ticket reservation call ~ 08026536591

Jay Jay Okocha's Restaurant

Ace footballer and former Super Eagles captain, Austin 'Jay jay' Okocha will officially open his much talked about restaurant and bar soon. The restaurant is situated on Saka Tinubu Street, Victoria Island and will be ran by his very beautiful wife, Nkechi.

Jerry Rawlings to visit Niteshift Coliseum

Former Ghanaian president, Jerry Rawlings is expected to pay a visit to the Grand House Reception, a high profile interactive session created by Ken Calebs Olumese, the owner of one of Africa's biggest nightclubs Nightshift Coliseum, before the end of june 2007.

Grand House Reception has played host of a Vice president, Senate president and several Governors.

Joan Okorodudu's 'Nigeria's Next Super Model'
Former beauty queen and the designer behind House of J'ola clothing label, Joan Okorodudu, has collaborated with National Lotto, owners of National Sports Lottery, in staging a modeling competion which they call Nigeria's Next top Super Model. Hmmmm!

The zoning of the screening of the competition has been set for Abuja, Lagos, Benin, Enugu and Port Harcourt.

The winner will go home with N1.2 million and a Kia Picanto. And is billed to hold in September 2007

So if you think you have what it takes to be a top super model, go pick your form from any branch of Spring Bank nationwide.

Dele Momodu Looses Mum

Ovation publisher, Chief Dele Momodu, on Friday May 18th 2007, lost his mum, Madam Gladys Arike Momodu. She was aged 84. May her soul rest in peace

Jimmy Jatt's Jump Off

Nigeria's no 1 DJ, DJ Jimmy Jatt, will tomorrow Friday May 25th 2007, present his 'Jump Off' to his fans. Jimmy's Jump Off is a video mix party designed to deliver the ultimate audio-visual to party goers. It's all about a venue with suspended screens, lighting effects and an elevated dance platform. The videos being played by Jimmy will be projected on a suspended screen...
gate fee: regular N2, 000, VIP N5, 000

Miss Earth Nigeria 2007
Forms @ N10, 000 available at Miss Earth Headquarters, no 15, Oheato Street, D/line, Port Harcourt, Rivista, 134, Awolowo Rd Ikoyi, Lagos.
No's to call: 08023539154, 08033427285


That's all the gist I have for y'all for now. Have anything to say? Holla


Anonymous said...

Oooh no, not another 'next top model' crap abeg. I love watching jimmy jatt's jump off programme on NTA plus. He's a talented dj.

Mommy said...

Hmmm...This is always what I look forward to reading whenever I visit your blog -Naija Enter Gist- you dey try hon.

Aiyah...I got to hear this Chief Osita Osadebe's osondi owendio some time back and I liked it. Its sad to hear that the man had moved on...and on my twin sisters birthday. Funny ehn, this life...While some are celebrating life, others are celebrating the life after. May his soul rest in peace.
Ehn...come I the first today? :o)

Anonymous said...

Cant say ive heard of this osadede but since you say he's a highlife artiste, he must have been great.may his soul find peace.

what kind of stupid clothing line is dbanj starting.who will buy them?, abeg o jare, let him concentrate on wat his good at - music. and what kind of raz name is koko wears? pls.who is buying rugged wears?

another top model contest?hopefully it will be better than wat we witnessed in the UK - who d is joan okodudu? beauty queen of what year linda?

Anonymous said...

may his soul rest in peace

Anonymous said...

nice one

Anonymous said...

OHNOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!! Osadebe mbanu! Thats one of my top 5 favorite aritsts ever!!! and here i am sayn dat he will play live at my wedding! sob. sob. I am really sad now.

Abeg, who knows d whereabout of Chimezie Bright?

Anonymous said...

Nna meeen...there's just too much damn pageants going on in naija...wich one again is mizz galaxy and mizz earth bikonu? wot fuckery? this whole beauty pageant ish is really loosing it's value and meaning abeg.


Unknown said...

Wait oo, exactly how many miss this and miss that are going on in 9ja these days. Its gettin ridiculous oo. They should berra get organized or pack up altogether.

As per Osadebe, just about a month ago, i was begging a friend to lend me his 'American Album' or sumthn like dat. I so much love his songs. Reminds me of my elder sis Trad back in 9ja. It was fun.

He, Linda, keep doing ya thing gal, aiite? Yu gat a fan in me!

Muchas Gracias!!!

Ms. Catwalq said...

just went through all the blogs I missed. great one on Freedom Writers, I think I am going to check it out.
Loving all the gist on celebs and awards.
U trying to get married?
U r a rapper?
Wow gurrrl

Anonymous said...

hey yah!!!!cant believe my papa don die.this is such a shocking news.he was 71? me i tot he was in his 80's. sad sad!!!

Anonymous said...

next supermodel nonsense dis pple shud go do somtin productive wit their time sad news about osadebe.

Toni Payne said...

yo!.. update.. may Osita Osadebe RIP.. btw.Ruggedmans clothing line is called 20th sept wear..

Anonymous said...

I was shocked when i heard of Osadebe's death. How come there was no noise about it in Lagos? Na wa o!
May his soul rest in Peace, Amen

Dith said...

babe u update lyk crazy
RIP osadebe

Anonymous said...

rip osadebe... if it was oliver d coque or lagbaja i would've gone into mourning

chidi said...

i thought I've about this 9ja next top model thing before? Isn't it staged in London or was that something else?? I'm so shocked that Osadebe is dead. My dad has loads of his Cd's & u like some of the songs. My favorite was "Osondi Owendi". but my gawd i can't believe that he has over 20 children!! its shocking.

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