Thursday, 30th November 2023


3 Sep
A budding artiste, singer, producer and content creator, Silver Emenike, aka InternationalBOY, has teamed up with a popular disc jockey, DJ Neptune, for a song, titled, ‘Lagos’.
3 Sep
The Artistes Managers Association In Nigeria (AMAN) is set to further deepen promotion of creative industries with AMAN Awards at a ceremony billed for November 26, 2023 in Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos. The awards, which will be coming with all the glamour and razzmatazz associated with such events, was instituted to appreciate…
3 Sep
Titled, Courage & Character: The Definitive History of Osun State, the 460-page coffee table book recounts the history of the struggle of the people for their State till military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, acceded in 1991. The book covers the activities of the various administrations, concluding with that of Rauf Aregbesola. There are sections on…
27 Aug
A few weeks ago, William Lawson’s, the Scotch whisky brand that believes in defying norms and living life on one’s terms, kicked off Season 2 of its Naija Highlandah Challenge, following a successful first edition last year.
20 Aug
The Guardian newspaper was established in February 1983. The new tabloid precipitated fundamental revolution in the form and content of the archetypal Nigerian newspaper. Alexander Uruemu Ibru, founder of The Guardian, envisioned a newspaper that would rank among the very best anywhere in the world.
13 Aug
Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited has supported Olori Janet Afolabi Foundation, OJAF, to organise the maiden Adire Festival in Apomu, headquarters of Isokan Council Osun State.
13 Aug
Korean Popular Culture show, tagged K-Pop Festival, held in Lagos last weekend. The yearly festival, which is organised by South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, attracted a host of participants ranging from singers, dancers and other genres of performative art.
30 Jul
The Federal Government has been told to bring back the shine in Nigerian higher education. Speaking at a lecture entitled, “Interrogating Issues In The Proliferation Of Universities In Nigeria”, Prof. Siyan Oyeweso of the Department of History and International Studies, Osun State University...
30 Jul
For the author of Beyond the Brush, Oluwaferanmi Ogunmefun, art is a mesmerising tapestry of symbols and hidden messages.
30 Jul
The Executive Secretary (ES), National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), Mr. Ado Mohammed Yahuza, no doubt, has brought a lot of innovations to the institute.
30 Jul
The Yale Drama Series is seeking submissions for its 2024 playwriting competition. The series’ current judge, Jeremy O. Harris, will select the winning play.
23 Jul
An enduring manner of passing messages across Africa is the use of parables and storytelling to teach children (even adults) lessons on life, morality, and responsibility.


8 mins ago
Nigerian comedy maestro AY Makun and his wife, Mabel, are basking in the joy of reaching a remarkable milestone—15 years of marital bliss. The celebrated couple, known for their enduring love story, took to social media to express their gratitude and affection for each other on this special occasion. AY Makun, a prominent figure in…
17 mins ago
The European Parliament and EU member states agreed draft new rules on Thursday that are intended to protect journalists and activists from abusive lawsuits used to silence public criticism. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on X, formerly Twitter, that she welcomed the agreement to "protect those who try to reveal inconvenient truths".…
19 mins ago
The Delta Government says it is earmarking the sum of N150 billion for its Works sector in the 2024 fiscal year. The State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, announced this in Asaba on Wednesday while presenting the 2024 budget to the State House of Assembly. According to him, the sum of N150 billion has been earmarked for…
22 mins ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday said every former governor and indeed any individual with corruption cases will face the anti-graft agency's investigation. The commission's zonal commander, ACE Aliyu Yunusa said this at the opening of a one-day EFCC Civil Society Organisations engagement organised in Sokoto. Yunusa said no one is an…
26 mins ago
The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned that the agency will not tolerate any sabotage of its fight against drug abuse. Marwa issued the warning on Thursday in his address at the passing out ceremony of additional 2,500 cadets of Senior Officers Basic Course…
34 mins ago
Nigerian singer Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, has announced the cancellation of all his scheduled performances for December. The singer, who was set to embark on a tour of Lagos, Abuja, and Benin, cited health concerns as the reason behind the decision. "It breaks my heart to say that I won't be performing anywhere…
41 mins ago
Uncertainty hovers over what major oil-producing nations -- collectively known as OPEC+ -- will decide when they meet on Thursday in a bid to halt a continuous slump in prices. Amid stuttering global economic growth, analysts expect OPEC+ -- the 13 OPEC members headed by Saudi Arabia and 10 partners led by Russia -- to…
42 mins ago
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says President Bola Tinubu’s 2024 Appropriation Bill of N27.5 trillion should not fail to truly renew Nigerians’ hopes. The Southwest Zonal Secretary of the party, Mr Femi Olaniyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that there must be a departure from the non-performing budgets of…
58 mins ago
A Berlin court on Thursday ruled that the German government had failed to put forward sufficiently effective measures to meet its own climate goals in the transport and building sectors. A day before Chancellor Olaf Scholz was due to travel to the COP28 UN climate summit in Dubai, the judges said in their ruling that…
59 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has tasked its members of staff to be patriotic and dedicated to duty at all times. Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony, the secretary, INEC, said this at the send forth for eight retired staff of the commission in Abuja. Oriaran-Anthony urged the staff to emulate the retirees by adopting hard work…