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16 Jan 2015
FOLLOWING the announcement of the 2015 Academy Awards Awards nominations, M-Net Movies Premiere is delighted to bring viewers a feast of Academy Award winning films as well as one of 2015’s leading Oscar nominees in February.     The Oscar nominations were aired live on Wednesday on M-Net Movies Premiere where The Grand Budapest Hotel scooped…
16 Jan 2015
AS a follow up to Relativity Education’s engagement with the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) to boost capacity for creative professionals in Africa, the CEO of AFRIFF, Ms. Chioma Ude was at the Los Angeles office of the organisation to debrief on the success of the last edition of the festival held in took place…
16 Jan 2015
THOUGH an upcoming artiste, Henry Smith, who popularly by his moniker, Kettle Zeal, could simply be described as one Nigerian artiste with a different flavour. He is in love with African beats, just as he is attracted to other genres of music. He describes himself as unconventional and revolutionist with his brand of music, which…
16 Jan 2015
AFRO-SOUL/Jazz songstress, Teni is back with a brand new alternative dancehall-soul single titled Bad Boy, a collaboration with singer and music producer, Shank. The new hit was co-written by Teni and Shank, and co-produced by Teni, Shank and John Black.      With comparisons to the legendry Sade Adu, and Afrobeat co-creator, Tony Allen, Teni is proving to be…
16 Jan 2015
FOLLOWING his alleged endorsement of president Goodluck Jonathan in the February 14 general election by some dailies not The Guardian, Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti took during the week took to his Facebook page to debunk the rumour.      Seun in his post on the Facebook page said, “Please everyone disregard this news making the…
16 Jan 2015
THE year 2014, no doubt was a good year for Akin Tofowomo popularly known as Shuga and the Shuga band, as the band played in all the major events and weddings within and outside Nigeria.       Toward the tail-end of last year, Shuga released the hugely popular wedding song, Married Today. The celebrated singer has…
16 Jan 2015
PENTHAUZE Music artiste and record label boss, Phyno, following his Best Rap single win at the recently concluded 2014 Headies has kicked off the year with a brand new video. The rapper who is known for his indigenous feel on tracks and usual family friendly videos has taken a completely different approach for the year…
16 Jan 2015
MUSIC producer, Babatunde Okungbowa, popularly known as OJB Jezreel, has teamed up with the Bowtie Club with support from some well-meaning institutions to launch a Kidney Trust Fund with the sole aim of raising funds towards assisting those suffering from kidney problems who want to get treatment abroad.     Weekend Beat gathered the initiative aims…


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***As INEC urges parties to respect own constitution The United Nations (UN), has decried the low number of female candidates contesting in the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, describing the development as unacceptable and appalling. This is as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), urged political parties to respect their constitutions to ensure internal democracy…
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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average retail price of Household Kerosene (HHK) paid by consumers in October was N1, 041.05 per litre.
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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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Nigeria’s Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) and the Judiciary in Oyo and Rivers States today announced the establishment of Small Claims Courts as part of an attempt to boost investors' confidence and reduce the challenges faced by small and medium-scale businesses.
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Flutterwave’s Senior Vice President of Offline Business, Dotun Adekunle, has stated that innovative and seamless identity management systems open doors of financial services to underserved demographics like youth and women, across Nigeria.