Connect with us

NEWS

Nigerian internet users hit 98.3million in November

Published

on

Nigerian internet users increased marginally to 98.3million in November, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said.

The NCC made this disclosure in its Monthly Internet Subscribers Data for December 2017 on its website on Thursday in Abuja.

According to the data, Airtel, MTN and Glo gained more internet subscribers during the month in review while 9mobile was the big loser.

The data also showed that overall, internet users increased by 98,391,456 in December from 94, 818,553 in November showing an increase 3, 572,903.

The data breakdown revealed that MTN gained the most with 2,642.666, new internet users increasing its subscription in December to 36,069,597, from 33,426,931 in November.

It showed that 9mobile lost 68,341 internet users in December decreasing its subscription to 11,338.839 as against November when it recorded 11,407,180.

It said Airtel gained the most with 911,040 new internet users in December amounting to 23,985.203 users as against 23,074,163 users in November.

The data showed that Globacom also gained 87,538 new users in December as the figure recorded was 26,997,817 as against 26,910,279  in November.

ENTERTAINMENT

Ayo Edebiri Says She Left The Church Because Of Her LGBTQ Friends

Published

on

Ayo Edebiri left the church because of her LGBTQ friends | Fab.ng

Ayo Edebiri, a Nigerian-American actress, recently shared why she left the Pentecostal church she grew up in.

Edebiri, who won awards for her acting, said her beliefs changed a lot after moving to New York. Raised in a strict religious household by Nigerian immigrant parents, she attended a Pentecostal church with her mom.

The church had strict rules about clothing, not allowing jewellery, revealing clothing, or anything form-fitting. She also found the church’s teachings about the second coming of Jesus to be very anxiety-provoking. One of the things that most bothered her was the idea that her friends who were gay or Muslim wouldn’t go to heaven.

Continue Reading

ENTERTAINMENT

Timini Egbuson Is The Highest Grossing Nollywood Actor For 2023

Published

on

Timini Egbuson, highest-grossing Nollywood actor for 2023 | Fab.ng

Film distribution and production company FilmOne, after crunching the numbers, has crowned Timini Egbuson as Nollywood’s king of the box office in 2023.

This means the movies Egbuson starred in were the biggest money-makers of the year. It draws in the most viewers. But Egbuson wasn’t the only actor with box-office clout. Keep reading to see who else made FilmOne’s list of top earners for 2023!

Timini Egbuson, highest-grossing Nollywood actor for 2023 | Fab.ng

Timini Egbuson is a well-respected Nollywood actor. He’s known for his role in the long-running TV series “Tinsel” and starred in the 2023 blockbuster “A Tribe Called Judah.” He’s also an award winner, having taken home the African Magic Viewer’s Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama back in 2020.

Last year was a busy one for Timini Egbuson; he appeared in a total of nine Nollywood films, including titles like “The Kujus Again,” “Honey Money,” and “Something Like Gold.”

Continue Reading

ENTERTAINMENT

Why Fela Kuti Married 27 Women In One Day – Seun Kuti

Published

on

Why Fela Kuti Married 27 Women In One Day | Fab.ng

Seun Kuti, the son of the late Afrobeats pioneer Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has shared the reasons behind his father’s decision to marry 27 women. These women included his backup singers and dancers, all in one day.

In 1978, Fela Anikulapo Kuti made headlines worldwide by marrying 27 women in a single day. The act was seen as extremely bold and unconventional. This group marriage was not just a spectacle but had deeper motivations behind it.

Seun Kuti explained that Fela’s female dancers and band members were frequently subjected to harsh media scrutiny and were often labelled as prostitutes. This negative portrayal deeply concerned Fela, who has always challenged societal norms and media propaganda. To counter these damaging accusations and preserve the honour and dignity of these women, Fela decided to marry all 27 of them at once.

Seun elaborated that this act was Fela’s way of showing solidarity with his band members and dancers.

It affirmed their importance and value in his life and work. By marrying them, Fela aimed to protect them from societal stigma and ensure they were respected.

In a recent interview on the “Fresh Off The Boat” podcast via Skype, Seun shared these insights. He highlighted his father’s commitment to challenging societal norms and defending the people close to him. This act of marrying 27 women was another example of Fela’s rebellious spirit and desire to stand up against injustice and societal prejudice.

“My father was under immense media propaganda. He was very scrutinised. And most of it were directed to the women that were in his life—his female backup singers, dancers.”

“They all lived together with my dad, but the media started calling them prostitutes. So my dad, in order to preserve their honour and dignity, asked them if they would choose to be his brides, so nobody would call them names anymore, and they all agreed. That was how the marriage happened.”

Get more updates here.

Continue Reading

Latest

Mauricio Pochettino Set To Return To Chelsea Next Month | Fab.ng Mauricio Pochettino Set To Return To Chelsea Next Month | Fab.ng
SPORTS15 hours ago

Mauricio Pochettino Set To Return To Chelsea Next Month

The exit from Chelsea by Mauricio Pochettino seems like a recent memory. But a surprising twist of fate brings him...

All Music Comes From Africa - Tiwa Savage Says On Afrobeats' Global Appeal | Fab.ng All Music Comes From Africa - Tiwa Savage Says On Afrobeats' Global Appeal | Fab.ng
ENTERTAINMENT16 hours ago

All Music Comes From Africa – Tiwa Savage Says On Afrobeats’ Global Appeal

In a recent interview, award-winning singer Tiwa Savage dished on her new movie “Water & Garri.” This film marks her...

Ayo Edebiri left the church because of her LGBTQ friends | Fab.ng Ayo Edebiri left the church because of her LGBTQ friends | Fab.ng
ENTERTAINMENT17 hours ago

Ayo Edebiri Says She Left The Church Because Of Her LGBTQ Friends

Ayo Edebiri, a Nigerian-American actress, recently shared why she left the Pentecostal church she grew up in. Edebiri, who won...

Timini Egbuson, highest-grossing Nollywood actor for 2023 | Fab.ng Timini Egbuson, highest-grossing Nollywood actor for 2023 | Fab.ng
ENTERTAINMENT18 hours ago

Timini Egbuson Is The Highest Grossing Nollywood Actor For 2023

Film distribution and production company FilmOne, after crunching the numbers, has crowned Timini Egbuson as Nollywood’s king of the box...

Burna Boy Is Producing His First Film "3 Cold Dishes" | Fab.ng Burna Boy Is Producing His First Film "3 Cold Dishes" | Fab.ng
AFRICAN2 days ago

Burna Boy Is Producing His First Film “3 Cold Dishes” Which Tackles Sex Trafficking

Nigerian singer Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has taken on a new role in the film industry...

Why Fela Kuti Married 27 Women In One Day | Fab.ng Why Fela Kuti Married 27 Women In One Day | Fab.ng
ENTERTAINMENT3 days ago

Why Fela Kuti Married 27 Women In One Day – Seun Kuti

Seun Kuti, the son of the late Afrobeats pioneer Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has shared the reasons behind his father’s decision...

Tiwa Savage On An Actor She Would Like To Work With | Fab.ng Tiwa Savage On An Actor She Would Like To Work With | Fab.ng
ENTERTAINMENT3 days ago

Tiwa Savage On An Actor She Would Like To Work With

Tiwa Savage, a multi-talented musician and actress, recently revealed a surprising preference when it comes to her acting career. In...

Wale Ojo says japa mentality of Nigerians is embarrassing | fab.ng Wale Ojo says japa mentality of Nigerians is embarrassing | fab.ng
ENTERTAINMENT3 days ago

UK-Born Actor, Wale Ojo Says The Japa Mentality Of Nigerians Is Embarrassing

Actor Wale Ojo is concerned by the trend of Nigerians, like skilled doctors, leaving the country for better prospects abroad....

Omowunmi Dada in Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti | fab.ng Omowunmi Dada in Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti | fab.ng
MOVIES3 days ago

Omowunmi Dada Is Honoured To Play Wole Soyinka’s Mother In “Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti”

Omowunmi Dada shared detailed insights about her role as Grace Eniola Soyinka in the film “Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti.” She reflected deeply...

Jim Iyke: Fashion Lessons For The Week | fab.ng Jim Iyke: Fashion Lessons For The Week | fab.ng
FASHION3 days ago

Fashion Lessons For The Week From Nollywood Actor, Jim Iyke

Guys, get ready to be fashion-inspired this week. Are you a guy who loves fashion? Do you want to step...

Trending