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Interview: ‘The Funniest Man In Africa’ Julius “De Genius” Agwu From Humble Beginnings To Making Comedy A Success

As comedian, actor, singer, Julius “De Genius” Agwu clocks 40, it’s his moment to take the spotlight as he embarks on a fresh start, according to him. The multi-talented celebrity opens up to OnoBello.com about life at 40, his new book “Jokes Apart: How did I get Here?” which was launched on the 7th of…

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Interview: Handpicked For Stardom! Singer Omawumi Talks About “The Lasso Of Truth” – It’s About Time You Get A Close Up On The Stylish Tough Girl

As Omawumi launches her latest album “The Lasso Of Truth” on the 7th of April at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos, this is her moment to truly shine. Here, the down-to-earth singer opens up to OnoBello.com about “The Lasso Of Truth” album and shows a new very stylish yet tough girl side in her campaign…

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Interview: Music Trio DRB Lasgidi Aims For International Recognition – Defines Style As “Serious Swag”

With a preppy nerdy high school look that is hard to miss, DRB Lasgidi, is gradually becoming the new wave maker in Nigeria Music industry. They combine Afro-Beats, Hip-Hop and R&B with effortless ease creating a pan-African sound with international recognition. The group, who has made music for over six years whilst studying in England,…

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Interview: A Powerful Black Woman, Game Changer And Fashion Icon, Award Winning Contemporary British Designer Samantha Cole Speaks Of Her Many Feats

It is almost impossible not to have heard of Samantha Cole, the powerful black woman behind the Samantha Cole London brand(SCL). SCL is an International Award Winning Contemporary British Brand, a title that was received by Samantha Cole for her Spring/Summer 2009 Collection during New York Fashion Week for ‘Best Womenswear Designer’. Samantha Cole has…

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Interview: Textile Designer Banke Kuku Fuses Afro And Western Style, Catches The Attention Of Vogue Italia

For those of you that may not know Banke Kuku the textiles brand based in the United Kingdom then here’s introducing you to Designer/Creative Director behind the self-named brand. Banke Kuku is known for printed and woven textiles in fashion and interior designing.  She caught the attention of Editor of Vogue Italia, Franca Sozanni for…

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Interview: Dreams Do Come True, Ehiz Goes From Jobseeker To MTV Base VJ Search Winner! Says Official Naija Top 10 Will Be The Most Watched On TV

Ehizojia “Ehiz” Okoeguale is MTV Base’s newest VJ. The 25 year old triumphed in the MTV Base VJ Search – Nigeria, beating runners up Ada Ogunkeye and Kemi Owatemito win a job contract with MTV Base worth N10 million and a brand new car. The happy-go-lucky former jobseeker is a computer electronics graduate of Lead…

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Interview: It’s Time To Conquer TV! On-Air Personality Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi Talks About Her Upcoming Show, Career And Fashion

While most people are always indecisive or catching the media bug along the way, On-Air Personality GbemiOlateru-Olagbegi knew she wanted to be a broadcaster from the scratch. She is currently Naija FM Director of Programmes and also the host of Drive Time Show of Beat FM 99.9FM. Born in Lagos in July in the early…

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Interview: Spice TV Presenter Ariyike Akinbobola Has An Alter Ego “Ricky Bling”, Talks Family, Fashion, Lifestyle And Dreams

Award winning TV Personality, Ariyike Akinbobola is a trained Lawyer turned Television Presenter/Producer at Spice TV, a Fashion and Lifestyle channel (Content provider for ONTV, AIT and NTA). She studied Law at the University of Lagos Akoka and was called to the Nigerian bar in 2006. After practicing Law for few years, her inclination towards…

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Interview: She’s Hot, Sexy And Fly! Toke Makinwa Opens Up On Upcoming Show VHS, See What The Future Holds For The Fierce Radio And TV Personality

Toke Makinwa found her love for the broadcast media at a tender age although she had to leave it and cater to other challenges life was throwing at her. According to her, getting back to broadcasting was as a result of persistently confronting the fears that stood in the way of her undying dream. The…

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Interview: From Law To ShowBiz, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu Reveals Why He Is The Voice Of The New Generation

Ebuka Obi-Uchendu has stood out as the ever vibrant voice for young people across issues from pop culture to politics, lifestyle and more over the past few years. A veteran writer, with a column on ThisDay Newspaper, YNaija, Leadership amongst others.   He anchored the country’s first youth-centred Presidential Debate and recently became the anchor…

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