Friday, 31 August 2012

It's raining gold for Nigeria at London Paralympics 2012 as Ivory Nwokorie bags 2nd medal

Nigeria won her 2nd gold medal at the ongoing London Paralympics 2012 as Ivory Nwokorie beat Cigdem Dede of Turkey and Lidiia Soloviova of Ukraine to 2nd and 3rd places respectively in the womens 44kg power lifting category. It is also noteworthy that the world record in this category is held by Lucie Ejike of Nigeria, a record she set at the Athens Paralympics in 2004. Congrats Ivory!!!

(L-R) Silver medallist Cigdem Dede of Turkey, gold medallist Ivory Nwokorie of Nigeria and bronze medallist Lidiia Soloviova of Ukraine pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women's -44kg powerlifting competition on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at ExCel on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

(L-R) Silver medallist Cigdem Dede of Turkey, gold medallist Ivory Nwokorie of Nigeria and bronze medallist Lidiia Soloviova of Ukraine react on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women's -44kg powerlifting competition on day 2 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at ExCel on August 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Nigeria's Yakubu Adesokan wins gold medal at London Paralympics 2012

Yakubu Adesokan of Nigeria shows off his gold medal alongside his coach after setting a new world record during the Men's 48kg Powerlifting on day 1 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at ExCel on August 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)
 
 
Gold medalist Yakubu Adesokan (C) of Nigeria alongside silver medalist Vladimir Balynetc (L) of Russia and bronze medalist Taha Abdelmagid (R) of Egypt in the Men's 48kg Powerlifting on day 1 of the London 2012 Paralympic Games at ExCel on August 30, 2012 in London, England
 
 

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Watch Wande Coal at Nigerian Corner on Adela St @Notting-Hill Carnival 2012

Wande Coal at Nigerian Corner 2012 - Surprise artiste Wande Coal thrill fans at the Nigerian Corner at Notting Hill Carnival 2012 on Adela Street. Full edit coming soon.


Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Photos from the Official NIGERIAN CORNER at The Notting-Hill Carnival 2012 (ADELA St)

The 26th edition of the NIGERIAN CORNER at the Notting-Hill Carnival, London which was held yesterday will go down as one of the most memorable in recent times. Thousands of Nigerians trooped to the official Nigerian Corner on Adela St, London, W10 5BE to savour the very best of Nigerian entertainment, food, fashion and of course colour as the whole atmosphere was GREEN!! Top of the bill on stage was Sir Shina Peters who performed alongside Wande Coal, KAS, Shank, Remisnisce and a host of other acts.

The show was anchored by DJ Abass alongside Cool Fm's Freeze, Wazobia Fm's Yaw and Alariwo of Africa. The duo of Kenny Ogungbe and Dayo D1 Adeneye was also broadcasting live to Nigeria. The event was put together by The RMG Group in conjunction NAF, KP Express & DJAMEDIA. Pls find below photos from the show...

(L-R) AYO SHONAIYA, PAULINE & DJ ABASS.

WANDE COAL

SIR SHINA PETERS

Saturday, 25 August 2012

Photos from the NIGERIAN DJs UK Green & White Industry Party 2012

The 2nd edition of the annual Nigerian DJs UK Green & White Industry Party 2012 went down in London last thursday night at D'Den Legacy in Swiss Cottage. In attendance were top Nigerian/African Djs and MCs, entertainment industry personalities, artistes and industry executives. Find below some photos from the event and the link to the main photo album.

DJ UNBEETABLE, ABBEY GABZ & DJ ABASS

JOAN & CYNTHIA MVP DJ

JIFF, EJYKI & ADE

DJ OSA JATT

Tuesday, 21 August 2012

TANGO WITH ME out in the UK from this Friday/24 (Screens & Times)





  The multi award winning film - Mahmood Ali Balogun's TANGO WITH ME starring Genevieve Nnaji & Joseph Benjamin will be released in the UK from this Friday, 24th, August.

TRAILER - CLICK HERE

TICKETS from 
Adult £9, Student £8, Child £7 
& Family £25 (4 tickets - 2 Adults & 2Children)

SCREENS & TIMES

Monday, 20 August 2012

Look closely at this photograph and tell me who you see!!!



This pair of photographs were taken on Fri/11/Jul/2003 in London at The Intro Summer Jam at Club TJ's, Canning Town (later Twilight) and the event was produced by DJAMUSIC (now DJAMEDIA) & R70 (The RMG Company).

Were you at this gig? Do you recognise any face(s)? Some of these faces have now become some of the biggest musical acts in Africa and they were nurtured in the UK. Yes!! E don tay o.

I salute our industry today as we approach the busiest weekend on the UK entertainment calender starting from ......

Sunday, 19 August 2012

All You Need To Know about CRACK YA RIBS (London) on Sun/26/Aug.2012




 CRACK YA RIBS - (LONDON) 2012

DATE: Sunday, 26th, August, 2012

It's the 7th Edition of the longest running comedy series in the UK - Julius Agwu's CRACK YA RIBS which hold every year in Londonon the eve of the Notting-Hill Carnival.
This years edition will feature comedians - 
SEYI LAW, WALE GATES, FUNNY BONE, SENATOR, MC SHAKARA & AKPOS.

Musical acts on the night will include - 
M.I, Mavins D'PRINCE, Ghanaian Stars FUSE ODG & GURU plus DJS ABASS & OSA JATT.

TICKETS: £25, £35, £50.

ONLINE TICKET: http://ticketmania.co.uk/event_details.asp?eid=2604

TICKETS OUTLETS: 
TASTY (Woolwich & Dagenham), TOMI's KITCHEN (Hackney & Deptford), PREIDENTIAL REST, WAZOBIA (Old Kent RD), OBALENDE SUYA (Peckham), BRONZE BAR (Canning Town), EMBASSY RESTAURANT (Blackheath), MAMA CALABAR (Wembley), BUKA (Kilburn), D'DEN (Criclewood), KENKEY HOUSE (Leytonstone) & KUMASI MARKET (Peckham)

INFO: 07946811253

Saturday, 18 August 2012

The London Movie Premiere Of TANGO WITH ME (Photos)

The London premiere of the multi award winning movie TANGO WITH ME was held last thursday at Odeon cinema in Greenwich. The red carpet was graced by top London celebrities, industry personalities, the lead male actor Joseph Benjamin and director Mahmood Ali Balogun. TANGO WITH ME will go on UK general release from Friday, 24th, August. For viewing times and cinema screens, pls click HERE.

TANGO WITH ME is out in the UK from Fri/24/Aug

AKIN SALAMI (Ceo OHTV), MAHMOOD ALI BALOGUN & JOSEPH BENJAMIN



JOSEPH BENJAMIN with MARY SHITTU
 More pics inside.....

Thursday, 16 August 2012

DJ ABASS' London Olympics Diary @Wazobia Lounge, Africa Village

AFRICA VILLAGE




Welcome to Wazobia Lounge


Nigeria food tasting session at Wazobia Lounge
Racing Eagle - Motorsport
 This is a photo diary of my favourite moments during London 2012 at Wazobia Lounge (Nigeria Stand) at The Africa Village, Kensington Gardens. 13 Days of bliss!!  More photos .........


Wednesday, 15 August 2012

NIGERIAN DJS UK Green & White INDUSTRY PARTY 2012

 
EVENT: 
The NIGERIAN DJs UK Green & White Industry party 2012

DATE: 
Thursday, 23, August, 2012

VENUE: 
Legacy, 135 Finchley Rd, Swiss Cottage, London, NW3 6JH

TIME: 
10pm - 4am

ADMISSION: 
By Invite Only

FOR INVITES - Pls invites (very limited), pls type 'INVITE' in the subject box and email naijadjsuk@gmail.com. Pls include your full name and contact number.

It's the BIGGEST annual Industry party in the uk!!! Come and meet those who make the UK entertainment industry 'TICK'!!!
 

NIGERIAN CORNER @ Notting-Hill Carnival 2012 (Adela St) - Sir Shina Peters & Co




EVENT: 
The NIGERIAN CORNER @The Notting-Hill Carnival 2012 (Adela St, W10 5BR)

DATE: 
Monday - 27th - August - 2012

FEATURING:
Sir Shina Peters, Buchi, Wale Gates, Muna, Reminisce,
Olamide, Nigerian DJs UK,Dj Abass& many more….


VENUE: 
ADELA St, London, W10 5BR
(Off Kensal rd, Off Ladbroke Rd)

TIME: 
Noon to 7pm.

ADMISSION:
 
FREE

Official CELEBRITY AFTER PARTY -
MOONLIGHTING 17 Greek Street, London, W1D 4DR.
Time: 10pm-4am. Adm: £10

INFO -
 +44(0)7946811253
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