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12 Mar 2016
As part of strategies to enrich its offering, the Nollywood oriented TV channel, broadcasting Nigerian movies on 24/7 basis, irokoPlus has been rechristened irokoWorld.
12 Mar 2016
Recently, there was a report, which allegedly claimed that some producers are bitter over their exploitation by an online movies’ streamer, IROKO.
12 Mar 2016
In America, Nigeria’s Babatunde Olatunji who died a decade ago continues to be celebrated as a super star, foremost percussionist from Africa, an institution, the custodian of African culture and teacher.
6 Mar 2016
I’m a restless person from childhood. There must be something I want to do. It is like the time is too slow for me. So, time runs after me. I have enough jobs to occupy the day but the day is sluggish.
6 Mar 2016
The National Troupe of Nigeria (NTN) recently brought smiles and hope to the Internally Displaced Persons in Abuja. Emotions flowed as the victims of hostility and extreme violence enjoyed temporary happiness in dance drama that was brought to their doorsteps. 
21 Feb 2016
Four decades after the assassination of former Head of States, General Murtala Mohammed, a memorial exhibition and lecture in his honour have generated reflection on the worth of selfless leadership. Held at the National Museum Onikan, Lagos, the exhibition titled Our Hero Past: General Murtala Ramat Mohammed – currently showing – is a rejuvenated and…
17 Feb 2016
OVER the years, there has been a systematic decline in the patronage of jazz by black audiences, a phenomenon which reached an unprecedented level in 2015. And this was despite the fact that the year witnessed tremendous jazz activity – much more than previous years - even as the scene recorded a comparatively low number…
14 Feb 2016
Thematically based on the plight of victims of displacement, Ngozi Schommers’ collage paintings, interestingly, bring an opportunity to see the subject through the perspective of a resident in Germany. Also of interest is the fact that, increasingly, a conservative Lagos art space is being challenged in battle for the soul of the rising value of…
14 Feb 2016
THE urge to sketch, sculpt, shade, mould, paint, sing and dance has propelled Enotie Ogbebor to a realisation of self and unto a high cloud - the world of the arts! Like most greats, his talents also started to manifest from the cradle days. The manifestations jolted his parents, necessitating the hiring of an art…
14 Feb 2016
AS part of efforts to keep Nigerians at home and in the diaspora abreast of currents events in the country, Nigerian Tourism Europe, a tourism organization based in Sweden and England, is collaborating with Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and Motoring World International to launch Nigeria Travellers Guide and Tourism book. The book is an…
14 Feb 2016
When Illusion opens soon in the country in a few months’ time, it will be one of the biggest clubs in the country. A top shot in the entertainment industry behind the project said everything was being done to give Nigerians first class clubbing experience. The club will be managed by non-Nigerians who have worked…
14 Feb 2016
THERE is no doubt that Nigeria has caught up on the musical theatre genre. The regularity with which they are staged is proof enough. Two Fridays ago, Love Is the musical was staged at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. It was the second time the musical theatre would be staged. It followed in the heels…


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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Lagos Industrial Command on Thursday gave companies not yet registered for payment of excise duty under its command 14-days to comply or face sanctions.
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Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket to run in the 2023 election. At the end of the primary election spearheaded by the Electoral Committee Chairman, Mr Adamu Shettima Yuguda, Sanwo-Olu scored 1170 votes though he was unopposed as the two other candidates who bought forms were not…
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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognizing or accepting ad hoc delegates produced by Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo.
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Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is facing sexual assault charges in the UK, police and prosecutors said on Thursday, after a review of allegations against him. The two-time Oscar winner for "The Usual Suspects" and "American Beauty" was artistic director of The Old Vic theatre in London between 2004 and 2015. Allegations against him first emerged…
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Elon Musk notified US regulators on Wednesday that he will rely less on loans in his bid to buy Twitter, as he and partners put $33.5 billion into the deal.