Arts & Entertainment

Halima Abubakar

Actress Halima Abubakar cries out: “Stop spreading lies about me. I’m not dying”

Actress denies battling cancer

2Face Idibia [Photo credit: NAN]

Tuface visits Borno IDP camps, blames insurgency on politicians

Tuface is currently an ambassador for UNHCR

Tokini Peterside ART X Founder in conversation with Mo Abudu, Reni Folawiyo & Bolanle Austen-Peters

Africa’s leading artists prepare for Lagos Fair

The fair is aimed at increasing visibility of African artists

Peter Okoye

Peter Okoye of P-Square mocks group calling for his arrest

Peter criticised a statement by the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed.

A stage play: Colored girls

Nigeria advancing in theatre, stage performance – Lai Mohammed

Mr. Mohammed said the creative industry is not just about films and music.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed [Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Why Nigerian govt is stopping production of local movies, music, abroad — Lai Mohammed

The minister tells PREMIUM TIMES the move is aimed at sanitizing film industry.


#AMAA2017: Stephanie Linus tops best dressed list

Stephanie Linus, Bimbo Akintola and others dazzled with beautiful clothes.

Felicite Director, lain Gomis

Senegalese movie, Felicite, tops 2017 AMAA Awards winners list

Nigerian movies were outshined at the ceremony.

Bolaji Amusan, popularly called Mr Latin (R), and Odunlade Adekola (L)

JUST IN: Armed robbers attack top Nigerian actors, Odunlade Adekola, Mr. Latin

“We took to our heels as the robbers pursued us with guns,” Mr. Latin said, narrating the ordeal.


How social media can help students excel—Expert

“Education authorities should stop being afraid of social media or the internet,” the expert says.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed [Photo: Daily Trust]

Nigerian govt to stop production of local movies, music, abroad

The government says artistes must also contribute to the economy.


INTERVIEW: Why we won’t allow Abuja arts village run 24 hours daily — Runsewe

The director-general of the National Council for Arts and Culture explains why he is on war path with residents of the village.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed [Photo: Daily Trust]

Creative industry is Nigeria’s new oil- Lai Mohammed

Creative Industry Financing Conference kicks off in Lagos


At Abuja arts and crafts village, change stirs tension

The recent change of guard at the Arts and Crafts Village in Abuja is generating ripples beneath its otherwise calm exterior.

Evans-inspired Nollywood film

Movie inspired by kidnap kingpin, Evans, set for release

The movie will be released in two installments on July 21.

Rahama sadau BBC

Rahama Sadau denies receiving Kannywood expulsion letter

The film union says it is willing to recall her.


Nigerian govt pledges to support Nollywood’s new health insurance scheme

Fred Amata said that the development will help offer immediate care to members who were in critical stage of their health.

Daddy Showkey

Daddy Showkey cries out over alleged `Badoo` attacks in Ajegunle

“Please, I am begging with tears in my eyes. This young man was killed on the 9th of July,2017,” Showkey said.

Kenney Rodriguez and his wife Uche Jombo

Actress Uche Jombo’s husband publicly apologises for cheating rumours

“I would like to publicly apologize to my wonderful wife Uche Jombo for the foolishness that has been speculating on the Internet.”

Lizzy Anjorin

How my ‘Sugar Daddy’ surprised me at my movie premiere – Actress Lizzy Anjorin

The actress spoke on her rift with actor, Saidi Balogun

B-Red and his father

Amid Senator-elect’s viral celebration dance, son gets spotlight

Here are the eight things you did not know about B-Red, Mr. Adeleke’s musician son.

Olu Jacobs [Photo credit:]

Producers, Actors guild eulogise Olu Jacobs at 75

“Olu Jacobs is one of the foremost Nigerian actors who have helped in shaping and showcasing Nollywood.”