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26 Feb 2015
THE main auditorium of the University of Lagos, Akoka, will be agog on Sunday, March 15, when the first edition of the long-awaited The Lemuel Iyalla Classic Concert in Mars comes calling. In a chat, founder of the evening event, Lemuel Iyalla, disclosed that the concert would feature comedy performances and other side attractions for…
26 Feb 2015
AFTER the successful completion of two editions, organizers are set to hold the 3rd edition of model competition tagged ‘Pearl Look 2015’, which is a fresh initiative born out a desire to give back to the society by empowering young ladies. The event is designed in such a way that each contestant participating in the…
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24 Feb 2015
IT was not all together a good outing for Nollywood at this year’s edition of the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles, which ended on February 15, 2015. Apart from Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 and Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun’s Invasion 1897, which had an impressive showing, the other Nollywood films like A Place in…
24 Feb 2015
A new book, The Nigerian Diplomatic Practice, authored by a renowned diplomat, Ambassador Lawrence Oladejo Oyelakin, has revealed how impatience by Nigerians has extremely made it difficult for any government to rule the country successfully. The book launch attracted both serving and retired Nigerian diplomats.   The 801-page book, recently presented to the pubic by…
24 Feb 2015
THE 9th edition of the yearly Jos Festival of Theatre 2015 is billed to open in Jos, Plateau State from March 10 to 14, 2015. The festival will feature five plays, with a pre-festival play to be staged a few days to the official opening.   With Telling Untold Stories... Making a Difference through the…
Eniyan
20 Feb 2015
GEORGE Burns, the American entertainer and writer, must have tasted the two worlds of haves and have-nots, when he succinctly said, “when you stop giving and offering something to the rest of the world, it’s time to turn out the lights.”   The reality of this universal truism was brought to the front burner in…
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20 Feb 2015
OEUVRE of 14 years titled Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, which features 60 paintings of the African American artist of Nigerian origin opens from today, and ends on May 24, 2015 at Gerald Cantor Gallery Brooklyn Museum, New York, U.S.    According to a brief posted on the museum’s website, the exhibition raises questions about…

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Will Smith has opened up to Trevor Noah on The Daily Show about the famous slap saga at the Oscars in March. During the promotion of his film "Emancipation", Will Smith who described the night as "horrific" said of the incident "And it’s like I understood the idea where they say hurt people hurt people.…
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Prince William and his wife Kate head to the United States this week for their first visit in eight years, and the popular couple's inaugural trip as prince and princess of Wales.
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In a recent lecture on freedom of speech, Chimamanda Adichie raised concerns about self-censorship. The acclaimed writer said that young people are growing up "afraid to ask questions for fear of asking the wrong questions". She opined that such an environment can lead to what she describes as"the death of curiosity, the death of learning…
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Former Mr. Universe, singer, and actor Slami Ifeanyi was killed in Umubere, Akwa, the state capital of Anambra. The 31-year-old songwriter was attacked and killed while operating his recently purchased vehicle. The singer was attacked, according to a close friend of the musician who spoke about the incident. He said that the incident happened when…
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It was a celebration of great minds recently as the National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa hosted its inaugural event tagged ‘NBA Meet Art’. It was red carpet event where stakeholders and industry leaders gathered for the wedlock of sports and arts, while also celebrating Nigeria's art and culture through the lens of NBA. The event,…

Music

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The annual Flutterwave Flytime Fest 2022 multi-day celebration of Nigerian entertainment and popular culture takes place DECEMBER 21 - 24, 2022. Flutterwave Flytime Fest 2022 kicks off on DAY 1, December 21 with Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged.  For the last 18 years and counting, Rhythm Unplugged stages have hosted international headliners, amazing talent and sensational moments,…
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YBNL singer Asake has released the visuals for his single "Organise." The third track off his latest album "Mr Money With The Vibe," "Organise" currently ranks No 20 on Apple Music's Top 100 playlist. Directed by TG Omori, the song's almost three minute long visuals the director's signature colourful visuals and clever locations. Watch Asake's…
4 days ago
In the early hours of yesterday, the Internet went agog following the death of renowned gospel singer, Sammie Okposo at 51. The psalmist and music producer hailed from Ivori-Irri, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta.
24 Nov
During the FIFA Fan Festival at the Qatar 2022 World Cup, Nigerian music sensation Kizz Daniel gave an outstanding performance. With the current hit song "Cough" (Odo) at his disposal, the singer dazzled an audience of more than 50,000 on Wednesday night. The "Buga" crooner performed live with a live band, and some of the…
23 Nov
Rising singer-songwriter Somadina releases her debut EP HOTHU, “Heart of the Heavenly Undeniable”. To celebrate the project's release, Somadina reveals the brand-new visual for the single “Y I Want U'' directed by 2brthrs, chopped & screwed by her long-standing collaborator, Chukwuka Nwobi. Backed by a band of Nollywood punk-inspired girls, Somadina is uniting women to…

Film

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Through interactions with Deadpool on social media, Loki's Miss Minutes teased fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Hey there @Deadpool Love, Miss Minutes," said the tweet from Miss Minutes, a representative of Loki, on her official Twitter account. This post, which garnered over 10,000 likes, sparked rumours that Wade Wilson might have a relationship with…
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O Yeong-su, from the famous Squid Game on Netflix, has been accused of sexual misconduct in Seoul, South Korea. The 78-year-old Golden Globe winner was accused without being detained on, according to the Suwon District Prosecutors Office, following allegations that he illegally touched a lady in 2017. According to Yonhap, the woman initially filed the…
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The 1942 Disney film of the same name, 'Bambi' and his woodland companions Thumper and Flower have preserved a charming, wholesome persona for the past 80 years. According to media sources, the once lovable animal will now reveal his sinister side in the upcoming horror film 'Bambi: The Reckoning'. The macabre adaptation of Felix Salten's…
16 Nov
According to insiders, the next Disney picture by Aadrita Mukerji is not a reboot but rather a continuation of the Anne Hathaway-starring series of films. Hathaway has publicly stated her support for a third instalment but does not currently have a contract to do so; nonetheless, it is hoped that she will if the potential…
15 Nov
When Netflix and UNESCO announced winners of the African Folktales Reimagined competition, the list had just one Nigerian, Korede Azeez, among the chosen six. The former BBC Media Action employee speaks to Oris Aigbokhaevbolo about the experience of pitching and shooting her short film, Adieu, Salut, for the global streaming platform. What were you doing…