Monthly Archives: January 2015

How to shoot a fight scene by Korede Taiwo.

30th Jan 2015 Hi guys and welcome,

So we all know that action sequences in some Nollywood movies can sometimes be described as laughable at best.

Well video director, visual effects artist and an aspiring filmmaker Korede Taiwo has released a clip titled “Fight Scene” where he illustrates an example of how one should be shot.

Apparently the video has been making rounds around the web since its release on the 15th of February 2014. What do you think about it? Hit us up on twitter @el_nowtv

 

New video alert! GT Da Guitarman – Coolu Down

30th Jan 2015 So it’s been a while we heard from RNB crooner GT the Guiterman since the days of track, “when am I going to be what I want to be”. Seems he’s found a rply to that song with this new offering called Coolu Down.

GT this time opts for a commercial party track in this Ember Entertainment off his 16 track sophomore, Baked.

 

New video alert! Leriq ft Wizkid – Say You Love Me.

30th Jan 2015 Moving over to another new jam – this one is from aristocrat record’s Leriq who teams up with Starboy Wizkid for this video, Say you Love Me.

This track is coming off his new yet –to-be-released album, The Lost Sound.

 

Celebrities who will not be voting Feb 14.

30th Jan 2015 So comedian Basket Mouth has been receiving a couple of backlashes following the date for his annual Valentine comedy gig Basketmouth Uncensored UK.

Held on Val’s Day for the last six years, some feel he should have moved the date in respect for the presidential elections holding on that day. Confirmed to be exing their right to vote are stars performing alongside him such as Wizkid, Buchi, Patoranking,Olamide amongst others.

According to thenet.ng, Basket mouth is quoted to have said that he will however be back in time for the governorship elections.

 

Adaeze yobo – “it’s a boy!”

29th Jan 2015 Hi guys, how’s it going?

To start with, we believe congratulations are in order for football wife Adaeze Yobo who has confirmed she and her hubby Joseph are expecting a baby boy.

She made the announcement on instagram during her baby shower held recently.

Congratulations Yobos!

 

No entry visa for politicians who don’t respect polls, John Kerry warns

29th Jan 2015 In his visit to Lagos ahead of next month’s polls, The United States Secretary of State, John Kerry has advised Nigeria against postponing the general elections which are expected to happen on the fourteenth of February. The secretary of state’s visit was to urge politicians and the electorate to respect the outcome of the presidential election.

Mr. Kerry gave the advice after a meeting with the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress , President Goodluck Jonathan and Muhamadu Buhari.

Kerry said that the US would deny entry visas to any Nigerian politician responsible for fomenting violence during the February elections. He urged politicians to be peaceful and shun violence in the country to ensure stability, saying that a lot was at stake, and so peaceful elections are highly critical.

He is quoted as saying, “Nobody gains by violence, nobody gains by turning a political disagreement into a killing spree, the proof will be in the actions that are taken in the course of the election and afterwards. “Anyone who participates in, plans or calls for violence against the civilian population must be held accountable, including by ineligibility for an American visa. Perpetrators of such violence would not be welcome in the US.”

John Kerry also gave his assurances that America is still interested and committed to helping Nigeria in the fight against Boko Haram.

 

Rapper Olamide hops into fashion.

29th Jan 2015 Giving birth to a new angle of creativity is YBNL baddo Olamide who has shocked us with a new clothing line which he calls Baddo Unlimited Urban Clothing.

Not one to beat about the bush, it seems the singer is already marketing his wears available on online stores nationwide.

Olamide joins multitasking fashion celebpreneurs such as Genevive Nnaji, Ruggedman, 2shotz and Sasha P who over the weekend launched her first foot wear.

 

Zambia’s new president officially sworn in

29th Jan 2015 In Zambia, Edgar Lungu has been sworn in as Zambia’s 6th President. The new President who ran under the banner of the Patriotic Front won after a tightly contested battle with Hakainde Hichilema of opposition, United Party for National Development.

The new president received 48.3 percent of the vote, while Hakainde Hichilema came in second with 46.7 percent. The votes were tallied from all one hundred and fifty constituencies in the country, according to acting Chief Justice Lombe Chibesakunda and President Lungu was announced winner on the 24th of January and will complete the term of President Michael Sata who died in October last year

At his inauguration, President Lungu is quoted as saying  “I am humbled eternally and debted to you all, my fellow citizens, the bottom line is that we want the country to go forward and to banish poverty in our midst.”

The new President has already started work though and is making quite a few moves. To maintain economic and policy stability, President Lungu is retaining finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda and foreign minister Harry Kalaba.

He has appointed former gender minister Inonge Wina, as the country’s first female vice president. She will replace former Vice President Guy Scott, who was very briefly, in his position as Zambia’s acting President, Africa’s only white leader.

 

Ghana plans to convert seaweed to biogas

29th Jan 2015 In a first of its kind project in Ghana, a team of experts from the Technical University of Denmark, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research will cultivate seaweed for the production of biofuel and pharmaceutical products to impact the energy needs of Ghana and beyond.
Dr. Moses Mensah who is the coordinator for the project in Ghana has said that locally available enzymes will be used in the extraction of the useful materials from the seaweed.
He is quoted as saying “The cultivated seaweed will go through a number of processes that will be done at the chemical engineering department to extract the nutrients”.
The project which will commence this week will see the cultivation of seaweed along Ghana’s coastline, and is expected to improve businesses and investments, build necessary technology and develop local industries.