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26 Feb 2015
THE Management of Synovus Media Limited has announced that the Lagos based marketing communication firm has added a new cable television channel, Rave TV, to shore up its Nollywood Movies Platform this year. Apart from the new cable channel, the company disclosed that it operates on seven television stations and they include; KSMC Kaduna; NSTV…
26 Feb 2015
NOT many see writing as a possible career to go into. Many less so after they had put several active years of service in their chosen fields of endeavour. But there are a few exceptions though like Omo Uwaifo, who, after many years as an engineer with Electricity Company of Nigeria (ECN), took to creative…
26 Feb 2015
THE Windham Campbell Prizes was announced this week its third round of prize-winners, which are chosen confidentially in three categories - fiction, nonfiction, and drama - to honour and support writers anywhere in the world writing in English. The awards, which come with a $150,000 check, can be given for a body of work or extraordinary…
26 Feb 2015
THE movie Still Standing starring Jackie Appiah, Bobby Obodo and others screens in cinemas nationwide from today. The movie is a chronicle of the joy and pain of a striving young American family, originally from Africa, and living the America dream until a major tragedy alters the family’s course. Nne-Amaka, just like so many other virtuous women,…
26 Feb 2015
PARIS-based soul singer, Asa has released the much-anticipated video to the single ‘Satan be Gone’ of her third album, Bed of Stone. Currently on a concert tour in Europe promoting the album, Asa unveils another facet of her artistry with this new video. Directed by filmmaker Meji Alabi, music and visuals come together to present…
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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French-Malian megastar Aya Nakamura appeared in court Thursday over allegations of mutual domestic violence with her ex Vladimir Boudnikoff, just a day before her new album is released. "As everyone knows, today we have a rather unusual defendant," the presiding judge said as proceedings began in the criminal court in Rosny-sous-Bois, just outside Paris. The…
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The city of Atlanta, in the US state of Georgia, will experience the best of comedy and music with the 2023 edition of Gyration and Chill with Elenu and Friends on April 7. The star-studded comedy concert, which has spanned two years, is put together by long time Nigerian stand-up comedian, Akinlami Babatunde Julius widely…
2 days ago
Moët & Chandon is pleased to present its Moët Impérial Atlantis The Royal champagne bottle, specially designed for Dubai’s most glittering party, the Grand Reveal of Atlantis The Royal resort, which took place the past weekend. A tribute to Dubai’s newest ultra-luxury experiential destination, the unique bottle echoes the distinctive architecture of the city’s newest…
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An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that occurs outside of the uterus, typically in the fallopian tube in order words,  it is a type of pregnancy in which the fertilized egg implants itself outside of the uterus, typically in the fallopian tubes. This type of pregnancy can be life-threatening for the mother if not treated promptly.…
2 days ago
The Nigeria and Ghana Jollof brawl is one thing, but the Nigerian firewood jollof rice is another, it is the days of party jollof rice, it is a walk down memory lane relished in every munch. The craze over firewood jollof rice first lies in its reminiscing power and then in its tastefulness. Here is…

Music

3 days ago
After a year of highs and countless mind-blowing moments, the World’s biggest Afrobeats festival returns to Portimão’s sun-kissed coast this summer. Afro Nation Portugal announces the first wave of names taking place between 28-30th June 2023. Among an ever-impressive array of artists, are found the first three headline acts, including global giant Burna Boy, US…
19 Jan
There could not have been a better way to start the new year for fans of United States-based Nigerian singer, Emmanuel Shedu, popularly called Yo'Dele following  the release of his new single, 'Keke Ti Koko'. Yo'Dele, who surprised his fanbase with the latest sensation, had demonstrated that he had something up his sleeve, as he…
17 Jan
South Africa-based Nigerian Afrobeat/ Afropop/ Afrofusion recording and performing artist, Ambassador Uche Opara, also known as King Sador, is currently making waves with his newly released heavyweight EP project titled “GUNE BOI (Otilo)” on all major music platforms nationwide courtesy of record label known as Kingy Movement. King Sador, who was born and raised in…
15 Jan
As it is said, "class is permanent, and form is temporal." Such is the imposing sonorous voice of one of Nigeria's highly anointed gospel minister, Okoro Lilian Chidinma, popularly known as Lilian Dinma. A talented gospel singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and fashion guru. Lilian Dinma understood her assignment from childhood and, from her secondary school days,…
14 Jan
Social Nation Africa, Mansa Musik Group Partner With Organisers With the clock ticking fast to the highly anticipated eighth edition of the All-Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) tagged ‘Teranga Edition’ scheduled to hold in Dakar, Senegal, from January 12-15, 2023, Senegalese-French actor and comedian, Ahmed Sylla; Cameroonian Actress and broadcaster, Sophy Aiida and South African screen…

Film

3 days ago
The follow-up to "Girls Trip" transports us to West Africa in Ghana. Co-writer of the original 2017 comedy, writer-director-producer Tracy Oliver during an interview gave an update on the upcoming reunion of Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Haddish. During the promotion of her video series 'Harlem', Oliver announced she had a "definitive…
3 days ago
As digital broadcast platforms steadily worm their way into the hearts of television viewers globally, Nigeria and Africa have not been left behind in the fiercely competitive and innovative space. With the youths making up the vast majority of Africa’s population and their tendency to make the digital shift to over the top  (OTT) platforms,…
3 days ago
Ace broadcaster and actor, Destiny Ezeyim popularly known as Brainiac the Radiogad has lamented that most Nigerian movie producers are in the habit of not giving actors their dues. He said producers feel they are doing actors favour by giving them roles. He said: “Most of the time people view Nollywood from the wrong background.…
16 Jan
"Avatar: The Way of Water" easily stayed atop the North American box office for a fifth straight week, taking in an estimated $38.5 million on a long holiday weekend, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Sunday.
15 Jan
The AMAA is celebrating its 18th edition in the next few weeks. The founder, Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, is upbeat about its celebration. She says the journey has been an interesting one...