Arts & Entertainment

Dr Sid’s 5-year-old marriage has crashed

Divorce rumours began trailing the couple after Dr Sid was conspicuously absent in a Christmas family portrait shared by his ex-wife.


Morocco: Feeding the Soil, While Rallying the South for Greatness!

“After the encounter, even in its brevity, I became inclined to agree with a friend who said: “If you die without seeing Marrakech, God would likely reject your soul!”

KANNYWOOD INTERVIEW: I want to look beyond acting in 2020 – Fati SU

Fati said she will be taking time off the Hausa film industry for other personal engagements.

Minister to Investors: Invest in Nigeria’s Creative Industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has urged investors to take advantage of the opportunities in the nation’s creative industry.

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U.S. to bar pregnant foreign nationals from entering the country

The U.S, Department of State says the move will address “endemic abuses’’ of the tourism visas and protect the U.S. from attendant national security risks.

Nigeria’s Information minister, Lai Mohammed,

Nigerian music revenue to hit $86 million in 2021 – Lai Mohammed

Mr Mohammed said the music revenue grew from about $36 million in 2014 (about N1.596 billion) to $53 million (about N1.908 billion) in 2018.

Majek Fashek

Majek Fashek discharged from hospital, undergoing therapy – Manager

He said Majek, 57, was discharged from Queen Elizabeth Hospital in England where he was treated and moved to the U.S.

Nigerian Film Corporation. [PHOTO CREDIT: Facebook page of the Nigerian Film Corporation]

Nigerian Film Corporation signs agreement with French agency

The French Government will give a maximum of €135,000 as grant to any selected Nigerian producer to help shoot a film.

BBNaija star Gedoni appointed as aide to Cross River governor

Mr Ekpata was appointed as the special adviser on ”garment factory and branding.’

Oxford Dictionary

‘Okada’, ‘Kannywood’, 27 other Nigerian words added to Oxford Dictionaries

They include, ‘Ember Month’, ‘Danfo’, ‘Non-indigene’, ‘Guber’, ‘Tokunbo’, ‘MamaPut’, ‘Kannywood’ and ‘Next Tomorrow’.

If I Am President poster

Nigerian writer wins plagiarism lawsuit against Nollywood filmmaker

The author says he won the case and gifted half of the compensation to an intellectual property public awareness project.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama

Burna Boy makes Michelle Obama’s 2020 workout playlist

Burna Boy is the only Nigerian artiste on the list.

Mercy Johnson

PHOTOS: Mercy Johnson premieres new movie in Lagos

The film can be best described as a visual feast of the cultures of the ancient Igala and Bini kingdoms.

Popular Yoruba producer and production manager, Kehinde Adeyemi

Yoruba movie industry not profitable – filmmaker, Kehinde Adeyemi

With over 60 movies in his kitty, Kehinde Adeyemi is a highly sought-after filmmaker in the Yoruba movie industry.

Di'ja and Sadiq Sani Sadiq in 'Mati A Zazzau'

Di’Ja makes acting debut

Di’ja stars opposite Sadiq Sani Sadiq in the movie.

Nigerian Soldiers

Nigerian military, film corporation release anti-insurgency film

The film chronicles the Nigerian Military’s gallant fight against insurgency in the North-east.

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Many Nigerians link mental Illness to supernatural causes – Survey

Nigerians identified “possession by an evil spirit” as one among three major causes of mental disorders, the study released on Tuesday revealed.

Naira Marley

Court dismisses car theft case against Naira Marley

Naira Marley, his two brothers – Idris Fashola, 18, and Babatunde Fashola, 24 – and their cousin, Kunle Obere, 22, were the defendants in the case.

Toyosi Arigbabuwo

Yoruba actor, Toyosi Arigbabuwo, is dead

Apart from acting, Arigbabuwo dedicated part of his life to the promotion of Islamic religion.

Shortlived. Sheikh Mohammed Mutumba with his ‘bride’ on their wedding in Kayunga District two weeks ago PHOTO BY FRED MUZAALE published in Daily Monitor

Two weeks after wedding, husband discovers ‘wife’ is a man

The purported wife was charged with impersonation, theft and obtaining goods by false pretense.

An Oscar statue is pictured at the press preview for the 91st Academy Awards Governors Ball, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24. at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

#Oscar 2020: Africa fails to make the cut (Full list of nominees)

Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lion Heart’, which was tipped to be Nigeria’s Oscar entry, did not make the cut.

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Most women don’t regret after having abortion – Study

Five years after having an abortion, a majority of women surveyed – 84 per cent – ”had positive emotions or no emotions whatsoever about their abortion decision.”

A scene from Sugar Rush

Why we suspended ‘Sugar Rush’ Movie – NFVCB

Findings by PREMIUM TIMES on Monday show that Nigerian cinemas all have yanked the film from their movie listings.

Nigerian musician, Naira Marley. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of Naira Marley]

Naira Marley wins first major award at Soundcity MVP (Full list of winners)

Naira Marley’s viral song ‘Soapy’ earned him the award.

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Nigerians spent N7 billion on movies in cinemas in 2019

Cinema earnings were low in February, making it the lowest-grossing month with a total of N291.8 million.