Arts & Entertainment

Handke receives Nobel Prize for Literature amidst protest

The 76-year-old Austian writer was pronounced the 2019 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Naira Marley leaving court premises after hearing of his case

Naira Marley lawyer’s absence stalls musician’s trial

Marley is facing an 11-count charge bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit credit cards and fraud.

Rahama Sadau Birthday

Rahama Sadau dazzles fans, friends at birthday bash

The birthday party coincided with the launching of her new eatery and beauty parlour.

Star Wars actor, Torin Pocock and Nollywood actor, Kunle Remi on set of 'Kpali'

‘Star Wars’ actor, Torin Pocock, makes Nollywood debut

‘Kpali’ is scheduled for a December 20 release in cinemas nationwide.

Golden Globe Awards [PHOTO CREDIT: witn.com]

Marriage Story leads nominations for 77th Golden Globe Awards

Ricky Gervais will host the Golden Globes Award which will hold on Sunday, January 5, 2020.

'93' told the story of the Ebola outbreak in Nig ... lth workers to stop the spread of the virus.

Six Nollywood blockbusters worth seeing this season

Nigerian movies now hold their own next to their Hollywood and Bollywood counterparts and even have bigger opening weekends in many instances.

PHOTOS: Cardi B, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Teni, others perform in Lagos

Cardi B donned Nigeria’s national colours.

Adesua Etomi

Movie Review: ‘Muna’ suggests new career angle for Adesua Etomi-Wellington

Away from the acting, the idea behind the film built an important case against child trafficking and the various forms it could take.

Akin Lewis

INTERVIEW: Nigerian actors must set money aside for their future – Akin Lewis

Not all actors are irresponsible and yes acting is a serious job, Akin Lewis says

Pleated skirt: [PHOTO: Jessica Buurman]

Style Review: The return of pleated skirts

Pleats skirt is a skirt with fullness reduced to fit the waist by means of regular pleats ‘plaits’ or folds.

Kannywood actress loses father

Thousands of fans and colleagues have extended their condolence messages to her.

Cardi B visits Lagos strip club, adopts Nigerian name

Cardi B, who is also an ex-stripper, could be seen spraying some Naira notes on some of the strippers at the joint.

Joke Silva

Eddie Ugbomah, Joke Silva honoured with Movie Rock of Fame Award

Some of the recipients of the maiden edition in 2017 included late thespians Sam Loco-Efe, James Iroha, popularly known as ‘Giringori Akabogu’ and Adeyemi Afolayan, a.k.a Ade Love, father of veteran movie director Kunle Afolayan.

Funke Akindele

INTERVIEW: How Nollywood can change the Nigerian narrative — Funke Akindele

I believe Nigerian filmmakers have a lot of power in their hands to change our society and even hold our politicians accountable.

Ebenezer Obey speaks on ‘rivalry’ with Sunny Ade

“The competition between myself and KSA was projected by fans and media. It almost turned our music into politics.”

Nigerian comedian, Emmanuella Samuel. [Photo credit: informationng.com]

Emmanuela, ‘Aiyetoro’, others top 2019 most-watched YouTube videos in Nigeria

According to YouTube, the top trending videos in Nigeria for 2019 reflect the nation’s love of sports and entertainment.

Veteran singer, Chris Hanen of ‘Ozigizaga’ fame, is dead

The soft-spoken singer shot into limelight after the release of his debut album ‘Turning Point’ in 1990.

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Burna Boy leads Apple’s 2019 top 10 streamed songs

Burna Boy has five songs leaving the other five top slots to other artists including Davido, Wizkid, Joeboy and Rema.

Basketmouth

Basketmouth speaks on rape joke that cost him EU slot

In 2014, the comedian joked about Nigerian women “deserving to be raped if they refuse to have sex by the second date”.

L-R Foluke Daramola, Pa Kasumu and Yinka Quadri at the launch ‘Nolly veteran SOS Project 2019’ in Lagos

Actress launches lifeline for ailing, aged Nollywood actors

The actress explains that the idea is “for an actor to adopt a veteran actor and contribute to his or her wellbeing monthly”.

Taekwondo: Korean centre trains Abuja residents on self-defence

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art, characterised by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping and spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques.

Decayed teeth

How diabetes patients can manage dental challenges

Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to easily preventable and serious health conditions such as dental issues.

Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw, Patience Ozokwor, others feature in musical drama

The play tells the story of survival of a young woman who lost everything in a fire outbreak but her will to overcome.

DJ Edu

DJ Edu launches This is Africa radio show

At the programme launch at a restaurant in the upscale Victoria Island, one of Uganda’s biggest export, Sheebah, shared the stage with Nigerian artists Simi and Joeboy

Photo of Benin-edo artifacts [Quartsz Africa]

Nigeria vows to ‘go after’ stolen artefacts worldwide

“We cannot imagine by what logic an Ife Bronze or a Benin Bronze or a Nok Terracotta can belong to any other part of the globe except to the people of Nigeria, whose ancestors made them.”