Thursday, 1st June 2023


4 May 2022
It was an exhilarating day for the top six contestants of the Bigi-sponsored Nigerian Idol, April 29, on their visit to Rite Foods Limited, as a demonstration of their appreciation for the company’s support for promoting entertainment and talent discovery in the country.
17 Apr 2022
Emmanuel Goldstein, a fictional character in George Orwell’s novel titled, 1984, said: “The primary obligation of any prisoner is to escape. Whether that means actually
1 Apr 2022
Theatregoers are set to have an exciting experience this Easter as Doyenne Circle’s musical, “Ada The Country” is set to return on stage. The musical which highlights the power of the Nigerian woman; her autonomy, resourcefulness and might, is set to come alive at the Shell Hall of the MUSON Centre, Lagos from April 15th…
13 Mar 2022
Organisers of the Cannes International Film Festival have extended their wishes and support to the people of Ukraine and all those who are in its territory following the heavy crisis in which a part of Europe ...
23 Feb 2022
Play Network Studios in collaboration with Native Media TV, recently, officially launched a digital film academy in Abuja.
20 Feb 2022
The 15th Jos Festival of Theatre 2022 will open in Jos, Plateau State on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at the premises of the Alliance Francaise, Jos. The festival, which is hosted by Jos Repertory Theatre, has become a nurturing ground for Nigerian...
6 Feb 2022
The shocking news keeps coming, like a swarm of locusts. But death, it seems, offers no respite. It enters the yard without permission and departs without bidding farewell, leaving anguish and pain in its wake.
23 Jan 2022
The United States government, recently, reiterated its commitment to strengthening bilateral ties with Nigeria through music, arts and film.
9 Dec 2021
Speaking out, a stage play from the stable of Doyenne Circle is set to hit the stage of the Agip Hall of Muson center on the First of January 2022 featuring the Queen of Nigerian music Onyeka Onwenu on stage not just singing but dancing and acting alongside Kate Henshaw, Patience Ozokwor and other prominent…
20 Oct 2021
Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), today announces James Farrell, International Head of Local Originals at Amazon Studios, and Ukonwa Kuzi-Orizu Ojo, Chief Marketing Officer for Prime Video & Amazon Studios, as its keynote speakers for its 10th anniversary edition. The Prime Video leaders will join together in a Fireside Chat for the session at 7.00pm…
17 Sep 2021
Since its last year’s premiere, For the Love of Dance, a Wajo documentary on growth and progress of dance industry in Nigeria, has continued to attract attention and stimulate discourse aimed at repositioning the industry.
11 Jul 2021
Ola Rotimi’s "Grip Am", is a cynical but hilarious play, that was staged at the 49th convocation ceremonies of the University of Nigeria. ‘Ise’ meaning ‘Poverty’, played by (Kosi Ejikeme), a poor farmer and husband to ‘Aso’ meaning ‘Argument’ played by (Grace Okonkwo) are always at loggerheads. God decides to take pity on them, and…


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The Plateau State House of Assembly has suspended all the Local Government Council chairmen and councillors in the 17 LGAs of the state with immediate effect. The suspension was announced by the Speaker of the House, Ayuba Abok, during the plenary session on Thursday, following a motion moved by Pirfa Tyem, the lawmaker representing the…
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The Upper Sharia Court of Appeal No 1 sitting in Bauchi has issued a bench warrant on the Imam of Dutsen-Tanshi Jumma’at Mosque Dr Idris Abdul’aziz following his failure to appear before the court. Abdul’aziz is standing trial over allegation of incitement of public disturbance of peace and blasphemy. He was alleged to have passed…
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A Russian court imposed a fine on US messenger service WhatsApp on Thursday for failing to delete banned content. The three-million-rouble ($37,000) fine was the first imposed on WhatsApp for such an offence. WhatsApp's parent company, Meta, was banned and branded "extremist" by Russian authorities last year. Meta's other platforms, Facebook and Instagram, were blocked…
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Eight Croatians held in Zambia for nearly six months on child trafficking charges were acquitted on Thursday and will return home as soon as possible, the government in Zagreb said. The group, comprising four couples, were arrested in early December while trying to leave Zambia along with four children from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.…
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The Election Petitions Tribunal in Ondo State on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by the House Representatives candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Ilaje/Ese-Odo Federal Constituency, Tunji Balogun, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Donald Ojogo, who won the March 18 poll. The petition was dismissed by the…