Audiences across Africa are loving the Studio 53 spin-off, 53 Extra , and the beautiful presenter, Eku Edewor, has a lot to do with the show's ever-growing popularity...

Studio 53, AfricaMagic's flagship, glamorous magazine show, enjoyed widespread popularity, capturing the continent’s appeal and celebrating its talent and energy.

The show focuses on the entertainment industry in Africa. It showcases the latest in music, movies and fashion, as well as red carpet events across the continent.

Incorporating the best of its past, with several dynamic new elements, plus two brand new presenters; the show will bring audiences Africa’s ‘entertainment news’ as well as the latest on celebs and captains of industry.

53 Extra is anchored by the gorgeous Eku Edewor, a graduate from the New York Film Academy.

Having launched in 2004, to date Studio 53 (named in honour of the 53 countries in the African Union), has visited dozens of countries, stretching from the Cape’s southern tip of Africa to Cairo in the North. Along the way the series has stopped at destinations as varied as the ancient cities of Ethiopia and Tunisia, the stunning dunes and deserts of Namibia and Mali and the bustling heart of Nigeria’s Nollywood.

53 Extra continues to go the distance bringing viewers more of these exotic destinations with the addition of exclusive red carpet interviews, as well as glamour and lifestyle features.

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Sika Ossei: New face on 53 Extra

Welcome 53 Extra's lovely new presenter, Sika Ossei who gives us a tour of the green carpet at the pre carnival Ball in tonight's episode.
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Interview: All things Eku

With 53 Extra holding auditions for a new co-presenter we took some time to speak to current host Eku Edewor about hosting the show, the departure of Dolapo Oni as well as projects she has in the pipeline.
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53 Extra Auditions in Lagos

Calling on all 53 Extra co-presenter hopefuls, 53 Extra is having auditions this coming Thursday 8th August at the Apa Suites, Eko Hotel. Auditions start at 09:00am till late.
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Interview: Dolapo Oni

We spoke to Dolapo Oni about her departure from 53 Extra and what she takes away from the show. She tells us about her highlights on the show as well as what the show has taught her about herself.
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Video: Burna Boy and Bibi’s date

This year 53 Extra played Cupid and brought together music sensation Burna Boy and beauty entrepreneur Bibi ahead of Valentines Day.
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Dolapo’s random thoughts

We all have moments where we have thoughts on our minds that you would not normally want the world to know about. We asked 53 Extra’s Dolapo Oni what some of her random thoughts are in various situations.
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Dolapo share’s her highlights of 2012

53 Extra presenter Dolapo Oni says playing the role of Moremi Omotoso on AfricaMagic Entertainment's Jacob's Cross was one of her highlights this year.
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Dolapo shares her health tips

The ever prim and proper 53 Extra co-presenter Dolapo Oni says as part of her beauty regiment she does not diet but has all food types in moderation.
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Cobhams Asuquo on 53 Extra

Tonight 53 Extra will speak to extraordinary singer/songwriter Cobhams Asuquo who has won many awards for his creative lyrics and his majestic voice.
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Kenny Ogungbe: the godfather

We profile one of the godfathers and pioneers of the Nigerian music industry, Kenny Ogungbe, who' s also a studio guest on 53 Extra tonight at 21:00, on channel 128.
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Eku Edewor

Stunning 53 Extra host, Eku Edewor, boasts an impressive resume, having successfully worked as a presenter, model, actress and producer.

Born and raised in Nigeria, the beautiful 23-year-old fashionista and New York Film Academy graduate has worked with numerous big name actors, artists, producers and writers.

Eku fans would also have seen her celebrating M-Net's 25th Birthday 'glampaign' alongside other well-loved faces and personalities.

Representing Arise Magazine, Edewor assisted at the glamorous Face of Africa gala event held in Lagos. She has also project managed various fashion exhibitions for Arise during Fashion Week in New York and Paris.

As a presenter,  the in-demand host has landed some fantastic shows for celebrated brands. Most notably, she opened and closed the Big Brother Africa All Stars season as co-presenter, lent her face and voice to the Elite Model Look Nigeria 2010 campaign, and also hosted a charity dinner, held as a tribute to formidable African women for Nigeria’s 50th Celebrations.

Landing a spot among the international star studded cast and crew of the 2009 Ian Dury biopic Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll was a highlight for Edewor, a rising star worth watching.


28 Jul: Episode 1307

Brenda and Nosa have an awkward wedding night.

Freddy is under pressure from his schoolmates to host a party.

Yahimba accuses Tsav of being behind the Agent Shem scam.

Chuks tries to get Ene and his mother to pay for his "wedding list".
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28 Jul: Episode 155

This week we have a sit down chat with rap and hip-hop artist Eva!

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Skales:
We spent some quality time with hip hop artist, Skales at a live performance and got the scoop on his post EME plans.

Rap Game Changers:
Still on talented hip hop artists, we zoom in on gifted performers who have raised the bar in their various sub genres.

Praiz & Diana King:
American Singer Diana King was in Nigeria for collaboration with Nigeria Singer Praiz on the track Mercy and we were in the studio to bring you the entire scoop!

Music Video BTS: We were on the set of an actual music video for some behind the scene thrills with Lace Ft Phynom.

Rap and hip hop artist Eva is our guest this week.
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21 Jul: Episode 154

Fashion designer Wana Sambo shares her insights on fashion and gives us some fashion tips.

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The Garden Show: It’s time to stop and smell the roses literally, we attended this year's edition of The Garden Show which was themed from waste to wonderful.

Wana Sambo Interview: Her eclectic designs have been creating some major buzz in the fashion world; we had a chat with the lady herself to find out what keeps her inspired.

Bez Unplugged: When it comes to smooth Afro-Soul sounds, Bez is one artist that comes to mind. We enjoyed exciting live music at the one night unplugged event, with amazing performances from the soul crooner.

Mai Atafo: We attended an evening of entertainment and style as Mai Atafo partnered with Bespoke London tailors, Savile Row.

Interior Designs:
Now another way to enjoy good living is to come home to a beautiful environment after a long day. We got some practical lessons from a top interior designer.

Our guest this week is events maestro Funke Buknor.
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14 Jul: Episode 153

This weeks episode is all about fashion and the latest trends.

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Iconic Invanity Launch: Iconic Invanity's exquisite designs have adorned top celebs both locally and internationally and we got an eyeful of even more lovely collections at the brand's luxury boutique launch in Lagos.

AFW Designers: We follow up on the work of two upcoming designers who showcased at the African Fashion Week this year.

Celebrity Style: Dimeji Alara is a known stylist and fashion magazine editor but now we are about to discover who he is crushing on when it comes to style!

Brazil Trends: If you were in Brazil this summer you would of discovered that its not all about the football. There's so much to see including hot fashion and the beautiful landscape.

This week's guest is none other than fashion designer April by Kunbi who has dressed celebs like Toke Makinwa and Genevieve Nnaji.




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07 Jul: Episode 152

This week’s show will prove to you that in life you can have more than one revenue stream!

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Dr. Sid Plays Dentist: We took a visit to the dentist with one of 53 extra fans who seem to be having some issues with her teeth and you will not believe who our dental consultant was.

Banky W Cooks With Eku:
Banky W is a master at cooking up chart stopping tracks but we decided to really find out if he is just as hot in the kitchen.

Muna Shows Transformation:
Find out what it takes for a beauty queen to become a rapper as Ex-MBGN winner walks us through her transformative journey.

Career Tips: We give you some expert tips on how to make your career worthwhile.
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30 Jun: Episode 151

This week Mocheddah speaks to us about her life, career, what she looks forward to in her future career and her two year break from the music scene.

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Mocheddah Hang Out: We spent some time with Afro-Pop singer Mocheddah in a girly hang out as she talked to us about her life, career, what she looks forward to in her future career and her two year break from the music scene.

Make Over: We witness a 360 degree make over as we transformed a fan of 53 Extra from a tom boy look to an all girly girl and glam looking lady.

Maybelline Launch: Global beauty brand, Maybelline launched a new product in Lagos; they called it a super powder. A truly delightful gathering and great insights about the right powder for your skin tone.

Skin Care Remedies: This week we put a spot light on some skin care remedies that will sure make you looking better.

This week Eryca Freemantle is our guest.

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23 Jun: Episode 150

This week’s show is all about fashion; we speak to designer Zizi Cardow and also attend the AFWN.

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Africa Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN): 53 Extra was at the 2014 edition of the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria. It was a mix of creativity plus the sheer beauty of African fabric.

Elikem Profile: One man who is holding his own down on the Ghanaian fashion scene is ex- Big Brother Africa finalist, Elikem. We got chatting with him and got a look at some of his fine work.

WIE Conference: For an extra dose of inspiration, 53 Extra attended the W.I.E conference where the top women in business, media, fashion and entertainment shared their wealth of knowledge.

Sweet Mother Ball: Talking about hard working female multi-taskers worthy of celebration, we attended the Sweet mother's ball held in honour our wonderful mums everywhere.

Our guest this week is fashion designer Zizi Cardow.

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16 Jun: Episode 149

This week we speak to musician Sound Sultan.

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Waje Music Video Behind the Scenes: 53 Extra was on the set of Waje's new music video. It was set in the 50s, had fabulous costumes and some hot man candy.

GMA Nomination Party: Onto other buzz worthy affairs in the world of music, we jet off to Accra for the Ghana Music Awards (GMA) nomination bash organized by Ghanaian Artist Manifest.

GMA Awards: The 2014 Ghana Music Awards showcased some of the best musical talents in the continent. We got front seat rows to catch the grand celebration.

This week’s guest is musician Sound Sultan.

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09 June: Episode 148

This week’s episode focuses on all things fitness.

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Total Burn Out 360: On this episode of 53 extra we know staying fit and healthy should be part of our life style so we burn some calories at a fitness class in Lagos.

Justgerry Fashion And Art Exhibition:
We head off to the JustGerry Fashion and Art Exhibition where budding designers put out some stunning pieces.

Fashion Designer Muse:
We take a sneak peek into one of such minds as she shares the special moments leading up to a masterpiece.

Healthy Desserts: Every woman wants to maintain a great body to rock her styles but not all can resist the temptation of a sweet tooth. Luckily, that’s one battle you don’t have to always win as you can now have a guilt-free, healthy dessert. We get a lip-smacking lesson at making some.

Five Healthy Tips: Staying healthy is definitely a must to complement your good looks. Here are 5 tips to a healthy, classic you!

Zumba guru Tricia Maja shares tips on staying fit and talks all things Zumba.

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02 June: Episode 147

This week we speak to world acclaimed actor Chiwetel Ejiofor.

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Box Office Event: It was a night of glitz, glamour and entertainment at the launch of Box Office on DSTV, and we captured all the fun exclusively for your viewing pleasure.

Sailing Lessons: We took to the seas for an invigorating lesson in sailing.

First Wedding: Wonder what it takes to put together such a high profile event? You get an exclusive look right here on 53 Extra.

Italian Restaurant: We took a trip to an exotic Italian restaurant in Accra, where we were treated to some mouth watering cuisine.

Esteemed actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is our guest this week!

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53 Extra: Eve

Rap and hip hop artist Eva is our guest this week.

53 Extra: Kunbi Oyelese interview

Tinsel 21 July: Our guest this week is Kunbi Oyelese.

53 Extra: Funke Bucknor interview

53 Extra 14 July: Our guest this week is events maestro Funke Bucknor.

53 Extra: Make your career worthwhile

53 Extra 07 July: Career Tips - We give you some expert tips on how to make your career worthwhile.

53 Extra: Eryca Freemantle On Bullying

This week world renowned make-up artist Eryca Freemantle talks about the bullying she experienced while at school.

53 Extra: Sound Sultan Talks Success

Our guest this week is Nigerian singer, song writer, musician and actor Sound Sultan.

53 Extra: Learn New Tips On How To Keep Fit

Zumba guru Tricia Maja shares tips on staying fit and talks all things Zumba.

53 Extra: Chiwetel Ejiofor Interview

Esteemed actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is our guest this week! He speaks about his hesitation on taking on the role of Solomon Northup in 12 Years A Slave. he also talks about his latest movie role

53 Extra: A Song For The Ladies

Some of our talented music artists put their voices together to create a medley of appreciation for their beautiful ladies.

53 Extra: Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas On Education

Chief Molade Okoya-Thomas is our guest this week. He talks about the importance of education as well as his love for table tennis.

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On The Hotseat With 53 Extra's Eku

Every Monday evening at 21:30 (CAT) you can catch the beautiful Eku Edewor gracing your screens on 53 Extra. What you can also be sure of is that Eku will always be joined by an industry player as you can see in this photo gallery.

53 Extra Guests

Some of the phenomenal studio guests we've had on 53 Extra.

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Sika Ossei: New face on 53 Extra

Welcome 53 Extra's lovely new presenter, Sika Ossei who gives us a tour of the green carpet at the pre carnival Ball in tonight's episode.
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Interview: All things Eku

With 53 Extra holding auditions for a new co-presenter we took some time to speak to current host Eku Edewor about hosting the show, the departure of Dolapo Oni as well as projects she has in the pipeline.
Read More

53 Extra Auditions in Lagos

Calling on all 53 Extra co-presenter hopefuls, 53 Extra is having auditions this coming Thursday 8th August at the Apa Suites, Eko Hotel. Auditions start at 09:00am till late.
Read More

Interview: Dolapo Oni

We spoke to Dolapo Oni about her departure from 53 Extra and what she takes away from the show. She tells us about her highlights on the show as well as what the show has taught her about herself.
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Video: Burna Boy and Bibi’s date

This year 53 Extra played Cupid and brought together music sensation Burna Boy and beauty entrepreneur Bibi ahead of Valentines Day.
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Dolapo’s random thoughts

We all have moments where we have thoughts on our minds that you would not normally want the world to know about. We asked 53 Extra’s Dolapo Oni what some of her random thoughts are in various situations.
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Dolapo share’s her highlights of 2012

53 Extra presenter Dolapo Oni says playing the role of Moremi Omotoso on AfricaMagic Entertainment's Jacob's Cross was one of her highlights this year.
Read More

Dolapo shares her health tips

The ever prim and proper 53 Extra co-presenter Dolapo Oni says as part of her beauty regiment she does not diet but has all food types in moderation.
Read More

Cobhams Asuquo on 53 Extra

Tonight 53 Extra will speak to extraordinary singer/songwriter Cobhams Asuquo who has won many awards for his creative lyrics and his majestic voice.
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Kenny Ogungbe: the godfather

We profile one of the godfathers and pioneers of the Nigerian music industry, Kenny Ogungbe, who' s also a studio guest on 53 Extra tonight at 21:00, on channel 128.
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