Monday, 4th December 2023

Shaibu Husseini

30 Apr
CANNES Lions has announced a line-up of global experts from across the creative industries, who will shortlist world-class creative work. The shortlisted work will go on to be judged, awarded and celebrated on the global stage during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity...
22 Apr
Communication scholar, critic and culture journalist, Dr. Shaibu Husseini, has described his recent appointment as an international voting member of the prestigious Golden Globe award as the highest imprimatur for his career as a culture journalist and critic.
26 Mar
After 19 successful years, Christine Tröstrum will step down as project manager of Berlinale Talents in summer 2023. From then onwards, she will continue her position as managing partner at a consulting firm on a full time basis.
25 Dec 2022
All roads lead to Johannesburg, South Africa, next month, for the 2023 edition of the Jo’burg Film Festival. Scheduled to hold between January 31 and February 5 at various locations across the city, the festival is returning in 2023 after a two-year hiatus.


39 mins ago
Nollywood sensation Moet Abebe sheds light on her solo journey at 34, attributing her single status to a quest for a "sensible man" and expressing frustration with what she perceives as a lack of sense in most men. In a recent episode of the Bahd and Boujee Podcast, where Moet co-hosts alongside reality star Tolanibaj,…
39 mins ago
The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Christopher Gwabin Musa, declared closed the first ever Abuja National Skating Competition at the weekend.
42 mins ago
The governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has confirmed that investors are interested in the state's waste conversion initiatives. Sanwo-Olu made this announcement in a statement on X with the governor excited to share some positive news from Lagos State's participation in the ongoing 28th session of the Conference of Parties (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab…
55 mins ago
In a recent episode of the 'Ginger Yourself' Podcast, Nigerian singer, Lyta, revealed his earnest desire to rejoin the YBNL Nation record label. Lyta clarified that his departure from YBNL was not intentional, expressing a wish to return to the music family. During the interview, Lyta shared, "I want to be back with YBNL; what…
55 mins ago
Wegovy, Mounjaro, Ozempic... These new drugs drawing such intense attention have raised the hopes of millions around the world suffering from diabetes or obesity. But what are they, how are they used and who makes them? Imitating a key hormone These drugs imitate a hormone known as GLP-1 (it stands for glugacon-like peptide-1), which is…
1 hour ago
Concerned about rising cases of illicit drugs sale and consumption across hard to reach communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Vanguard Against Drug Abuse, (VGADA), has commenced therapy sessions for drug users in Wumba and Bagalape communities
1 hour ago
At least 11 hikers have been found dead after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia, a local rescue official told AFP on Monday. Mount Marapi on the island of Sumatra, with a peak of 2,891 metres (9,484 feet), erupted Sunday, sending a tower of ash 3,000 metres into the sky. "There are 26 people who…
1 hour ago
Six Thai hostages kidnapped and held for weeks in the Gaza Strip by Hamas will arrive back in the kingdom on Monday, officials said. Tens of thousands of Thais were working in Israel, mostly in the agricultural sector, when Palestinian militants poured over the border on October 7, killing 1,200 people, mostly civilians, and kidnapping…
1 hour ago
Israel said Monday it was not seeking to force Palestinian civilians to permanently leave their homes, even as it acknowledged conditions in the besieged Gaza Strip were "tough." Any suggestion of Palestinian dispersal is highly contentious in the Arab world, as the war that led to Israel's creation 75 years ago gave rise to the…
1 hour ago
News Central TV has announced Kayode Akintemi as Managing Director, to spearhead the channel's next stage of expansion and innovation. In his new role as Managing Director, Akintemi will oversee the channel's operations, strategic direction, and content development. His objectives include improving the calibre of reporting and rekindling viewers' interest, growing digital presence, and encouraging…