Port Harcourt,widely known as Garden city is a bubbling capital city in the country. It is a place every Nigerian with taste for the good things of life want to visit and spend their vacation.
At a time, it was common gossip that the most fashionable people and beautiful women in Africa were in Port Harcourt. The emergence of Agbani Darego from the riverine speaking area of the state as the first African to clinch the coveted crown of Miss World, Most Beautiful
Girl in the World. reinforced the talk that the most beautiful queens were found in this trendy city. It is common knowledge that life is not cheap in Port Harcourt because the women like every glamour girl are not cheap. You see some of them in their radiance and beauty at red light districts in new GRA area of Port Harcourt where you find most of the night clubs.
Before Chibuikc Amaechi came on board as governor in his first term, night life was almost at a halt because miscreants and brigands who masqueraded as militants had held the state under siege. So most residents and party lovers had no choice but to remain indoors after close of work.
But when Amaechi assumed office, one of the first task he undertook was to dislodge these hoodlums from the city. He smoked them out from their hideouts with the aid of the Joint Task Force. JTF. The few who were lucky to escape arrest and prosecution by the security body fled the town. Night life resumed again, this time more colourful in almost all parts of the city.
Virtually all major streets you find drinking spots, with Nijajams blaring from speakers from 8pm and sometimes till dawn. It is difficult to tell which is a night club in this city because these drinking spots operate also as night clubs from 8pm, even some restaurants and car wash do too.
You spend about thrice the amount for any call girl in other states, in Port Harcourt. This is simply because thc girls are rated in a class of their own.
Most guys begin their evenings with their lady friends at the Silver bird cinema. From the movie hall. they empty into the bar where there is a live Disc Jockey, DJ, dishing out jams from his corner at the har. Later. they move out to other night clubs in new GRA and other parts of Port Harcourt. The list of night clubs. restaurants/bars and car wash-turned night clubs is endless.
You see all manner of charming babes at these spots mostly at weekends. Live Disc jockey, DJ, dishing outjams from his corner at the bar. There are those they nick named 100 level (those between 18 to 21) and these ones are the most patronised even if they ask for as much as ten, twenty thousand to give a guy good company for a night.
The girls prefer night at hotels with guys. According to Nkechi, “night at hotels with the guys shields her from all kinds of harassment”. She said no woman for instance would walk into the room in a hotel to embarrass her for spending night with the husband.
night life lire in the city has also brought brisk business for operators of popular drinking spots. At some or them a bottle of Heineken sells as high. as five hundred to eight hundred naira, sometimes even at one thousand. two hundred naira. Choice drinks like Hennessey, Black label go for as much as twenty five thousand naira at some ofthe spots.
These drinks are taken with ‘point and kill’ i.e. fish made into pepper soup. The customer is led to a makeshift pond in the bar or club and given the opportunity to point at any fish which will be used to prepare pepper soup for him and his guest (s). The price of the ‘point and kill’ varies frorn the size of the fish and the spot. Some ofthem could sell for four or five thousand naira.
Those into fast food business and suya are also counting their gains with the return of night life to the city. Sometimes, you see guys rush out of the clubs to have quick meals made from indomie prepared with fried eggs. Fast food operators mount their stands close to most of these busy spots.
There is also the angle of business for taxi drivers. You see them hang around these clubs and bars to take passengers home after a night full of fun. A taxi driver, Mr Bola told The Tide Entertaiment that he only operated at night.
According to him, he starts working from 10 pm til 5am daily while he rests in the day time. He said he makes what he calls ‘his cool money’ at night. He said all he does is to hang around these busy night clubs and restaurants turned night clubs for patronage. adding that most of his clients were girls.The taxi driver said some of the girls move to as much as three, four clubs in one night until they meet a guy that is ready to engage them for their ‘service’ for the night among the night clubs to visit are
Address: G.R.A. Phsse 2 Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Address: Olu Obosanjo Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Address: G.R.A. Jnction Aba Rd, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Dan-Esther, Bodaniels Hotel
Address: Rumuplomeni, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Grendale’s Nite Club
Address: Presidential Hotel. Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Illusions Night Club
Address: Orazi, Port Harcourt. Rivers State.
Le Meridien Ogeyi Place
Address: 45 Tombia Street GRA Phsse 11, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Address: Amodi flats Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Address: Perekule Close, G.R.A., Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Address: Trans Amadi Rd, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Address: Amadi Flat, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Address: Perekule Close, G.R.A, Port Harcourt. Rivers State
Address: G.R.A. Port Harcourt. Rivers State.
Meet The Cast Of Africa Magic’s New Series, Baby Drama
Africa magic is set to premier a new series for lovers of great local drama series. Baby drama is a romantic drama series centred on the lives of five women, Iye, Kese, Amara, Esosa and Orie from different walks of life as they deal with the reality of how a baby or lack of one will affect their futures forever.
Baby Drama promises to be jam parked with drama, scandals, betrayals, twists and shows that will stir up emotions and most importantly bring to the fore conversations surrounding the myths and truths about critical issues plaguing the society.
ANEE ICHA:- She is an actress, writer and director, she plays the role of Iye Adeyemi. Iyeia a newlywed who is career driven and would not let anything stand in the way of her career. However, all that is about to change as she finds out she is pregnant some weeks after a new promotion.
Anee has been in Nollywood for a little over five years and has featured in block buster movies like Lara and the Beast, Before 30, Castle and Castle and most recently Namatse Wahala.
BEVERLY OSU:- Beverly OSU plays the role of Orie Kolawole, a young graduate in her early 20s adjusting to her new found independence. Beverly is an actress, video vixen and a super model. She is known for her participation in the Eight season of Big Brother Africa. Beverly has also starred in several movies and TV series such as Jenifa’s Diary, Chief Daddy and Olutore.
BIKIYA GRAHAM DOUGLAS:-Bikiya stars as Esosa Essien who has been trying to conceive since being married for seven years. She and her husband ( Oscar Essien) have had their hope dashed after trying everything from IVF to alternative medicine. Graham Douglas is popularly known for her roles in movies, plays and TV series such as Battle Ground, Shuga, For Coloured Girls and Flower Girl which she won an AMVCA for Best supporting Actress in 2014
BIMBO AKINTOLA:- Bimbo Akintola will be gracing TV series across Africa with her role as Natasha Amadi. Natasha is a ruthless and resourceful woman in her 40s married to prominent business man (Chief Amadi). She has given him everything, so nothing stands in the way of her getting him a child.
Bimbo Akintola is a multi award winning Nigerian actress who starred in the critically acclaimed movies ’93 Days’ and most recently starred in the animated film, Lady Buckit and the motley Mopstars. She is also known for her roles in Nollywood classics, Out of Bound (1997), Diamond Ring (1998) and Danger on Twins (2004).
JOSEPH BENJAMIN:- Joseph is an award winning actor and TV presenter, popularly known for being the co-host of MTN talent reality show, project fame. He is also a regular face in various movies and TV series such as Murder At Prime Suites and Tango with me among others.
In Baby Drama he plays the role of debonair business man, Oscar Essien who loves his wife but is becoming increasingly exasperated by her quest for a child by any means necessary.
NENGI ADOKI:-Nengi Adoki is Kese Ajayi. Kese is a lady in her mid 30s, relentless in her pursuit of a baby, she is on the hunt for any man who will help her achieve this goal by hook or crook. Nengi Adoki is a Nigerian born actress raised in Toronto, Canada. The Nollywood newbie is known for her roles in the stage plays, Heartbeat, the Musical and Death and the King’s Horseman, as well as TV series, The Men’s club.
OKEY UZOESHI:-Okey plays the role of Seyi Adeyemio, the emphatic husband to Iye. Seye is very supportive of his wife’s career ambition and has promised not to get in her way. However, he believes a baby won’t be a bad idea. Okey Uzoeshi is a multi talented actor, model and artiste.
He is known for the movies ‘Couple of Days and Two Brides and a Baby.
WOLE OJO:- Whole OJO stars as Hassan Sanusi. Hassan is a charming and intelligent technology entrepreneur who beliefs Kese is a perfect fit for him. Sole is an award winning Nollywood actor who has starred in several movies such as Maami and is currently on African movies, Tinsel.
Fans React As Bobrisky Unfollows Tonto Dike On Social Media
Top Nigerian celebrity, best friends, Bobrisky and Tonto Dike’s relationship seems to be in trouble as it has been noticed by fans that they are no longer following each other on Instagram, this is coming just days Bobrisky promised to block anyone who unfollows him.
Recall that fans on social media were entertained a number of times by the friendship between Tonto Dikeh and the popular cross dresser Bobrisky. Their friendship seemed quite genuine and nothing is seemed to be able to break their bond, but their relationship has now taken another turn going by recent events as the duo has now stopped following each other on Instagram.
Interestingly, this is coming just days after another Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar accused Bobrisky of saying bad things about his supposed best friend, Tonto Dikeh and another actress, Toyin Abraham.
Hours after the actress showed screen shots of her chat history with Bobrisky, the cross dresser took to his page on Instagram to respond in his post, Bobrisky noted that the actress is sick, he added that many friends decided to depart from her because of her backbiting nature.
In a different portion of his post the cross dresser warned the actress to stop mentioning his name on her Instagram page. Bobrisky in his caption also claimed that he and his bestie Tonto Dikeh had always supported Abubakar, but she was never satisfied.
The drama started after Halima Abubakar replied to an undisclosed Nollywood friend who shaded her about her knuckles. Abubakar said that she cannot be shamed because she is shameless and old things have passed, she however promised to open secrets and said she was done being nice.
New Nollywood Movie, Lugard Hits Cinemas, Soon
Three Knight Film Production in conjunction with B5 Films and Monomania Entertainment is finally set to release one of Nollywood’s most anticipated film of the year titled, Lugard in Cinemas on the 27 of August 2021.
The movie tells the intriguing story of an intelligent new entry university student who was initiated into cultism due to his intimidating brain power. After his first assignment which led to the death of a rival confraternity leader, Lugard’s life is being hunted.
The movie which was shot with exceptional performance features top Nollywood stars like Gabriel Afolanya, Kehide Bankole, Adeniyi Johnson, Hafiz ‘saka’ Oyetoro Debo, Zack Orji, Mr Macaroni, Adebayo Omowunmi, Dada Laduba Quadiri, Nobert Young, Kalu Ikeagwu, Tunji Adeyemo among others.
The heavily performance driven movie was directed by Tunde Olaoye and written by Laduba Quadri and Segun Akejeje.
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