Wayne Rooney’s agent, Paul Stretford, has travelled to Beijing in a bid to try and complete a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League for the Manchester United captain. According to the UK Mirror, Stretford has been given the green light to secure a move away for Rooney and is currently in the Chinese capital. The England international has been told he can leave Old Trafford and his agent is hoping he can get him […]

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Denzel Washington plays a talkative, bombastic, larger-than-life dad whose personality leaps off the screen. Casey Affleck, by contrast, plays an introverted father, taciturn, mumbling and depressed. Both men are competing to be named best actor at Sunday’s Oscars in what award watchers say is the ceremony’s biggest cliffhanger after weeks of campaigns and show business accolades. While musical “La La Land” is widely expected to win the top award — best picture — Washington’s performance […]

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The Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Bitrus Bewarang has warned Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho, that he might lose his spot in the national team as he is not featuring regularly under Pep Guardiola. Iheanacho’s last appearance for City came against Everton on January 15 at Goodison Park. The 20-year-old fell further down the pecking order, following the January arrival of Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras. “The coach wants his players to play […]

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A contestant, Gifty, who was Sunday evicted from the ongoing Big Brother Nigeria Reality Show, has rubbished reports making the rounds that she is married and has a sex tape. The Anambra born ex-housemate also categorically stated that she had no child for anyone. Recall that while Gifty was still a housemate at the Reality TV Show, unconfirmed reports made the rounds that she was married and abandoned her supposed husband. Gifty was reported to […]

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Kanye West has had his eye on Africa for a while. In fact, 90% of the USA has their eyes on Africa if we’re keeping it 100. Kanye’s first attempt at signing an artist from the continent, Kokomaster D’banj, didn’t quite work out but now it looks as if Yeezy is ready to recruit a new talent from the continent: Ghana’s Bisa Kdei. The rumours have been doing the rounds for the past few weeks […]

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Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie is still very much in our lives and very much active despite declaring that he was going to take a break towards the end of last year. Thankfully, we at MTV Base don’t judge and it’s probably for the better that one of Africa’s biggest rappers is still in the game. This week the latest news with King Sark is that he’s decided to hit the studio for a collaboration with Maccasio. […]

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Nigerian-American rapper, Jidenna has enjoyed a strong reception to the release of his first ever full length album, “The Chief”. The record is extremely influenced by his Nigerian roots and Jidenna has shown that there’s more to the man we first met as part of Wondaland — Janelle Monae’s talented collective of musicians. Now the singer has spoken in greater detail about the music that influenced his new sound as well as the work that […]

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A non-governmental organisation, CitizenGO, has petitioned the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), to block the broadcast of the reality TV show, Big Brother Naija. The group is currently gathering signatures online to stop the show and has sent the petition to policy makers, the NBC, and the Presidency. CitizenGO has collected 3,160 signatures since they began on February 20 and are targeting at least 5,000 in total. “Big Brother Nigeria is a corruption of TV Reality […]

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Former Nigeria international, Garba Lawal, has said the 2018 World Cup qualifying games between the Super Eagles and African champions Cameroon, will be difficult. The Eagles will take on the Indomitable Lions in a double-header on August 28 and September 2 this year. Nigeria needs at least four points out of six to confirm their play at the World Cup in Russia. “I’m happy for Cameroon emerging as African champions. Nobody gave them a chance, […]

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Gowns worn by Princess Diana for everything from meeting diplomats to dancing with movie stars feature in an exhibition celebrating the fashion of one of Britain’s favorite royals, which opens in London this week. The collection of 25 dresses will be displayed from Friday for the rest of the year in Kensington Palace, where she lived for over 15 years. The exhibition coincides with the 20th anniversary of her death. It features an ink-blue velvet […]

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