Arts & Entertainment

Chinua Achebe at 82: “We Remember Differently”, By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I have met Chinua Achebe only three times. The first, at the National Arts Club in Manhattan, I joined the admiring circle around him. A gentle-faced man in a wheelchair. “Good evening, sir. I’m Chimamanda Adichie,” I said, and he replied, mildly,  “I thought you were running away from me.” I mumbled, nervous, grateful for […]

Nas to lose $1m unpaid tax

The rapper is also being investigated by federal authorities.

Group organises fashion show to raise cancer awareness

Group organises fashion show to raise cancer awareness.

Mo’Eazy drops Naija gangnam style

Naija has a ‘Gangnam Style’.

Nigerian artistes dominate Channel O Music Video Awards

Nigerian musicians won six awards at the ceremony

A review of the documentary ‘fueling poverty’

The documentary which will be premiered in January 2013, takes up a serious issue – corruption in governance.

From Wole Soyinka: A Manifesto for Africa, By Barbara Crossette

The Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka, winner of Africa’s first Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986, has published a new book calling for urgent action by Africans to save themselves from the threat of Islamic extremism, against which corrupt regimes seem unable protect the tolerance and spiritual strength of traditional cultures. “If Africa falls to the will of the […]

Paschal Ojezele wins Gulder Ultimate Search

Paschal went home with N9.5 million and a car.

Nollywood actor, Pete Eneh, is dead

The actor died on Thursday afternoon.

Bantu performs at anniversary of Cologne anti-racism manifesto

The concert was meant to help kick-out racism in Germany.

I am not dating KWAM 1’s daughter-PASUMA

Pasuma says he is still loyal to KWAM 1

Tonto Dikeh fails to appear at first public performance as a singer

Tonto probably feared that she will booed out of stage.

D’Banj, Asa, Tiwa Savage battle for FAB Awards

International lifestyle publication, FAB Magazine, has revealed it’s star-studded nominees list for this year’s edition of FAB AWARDS. The FAB Awards nominees party which held on Friday, October 7, 2012 at De Marquee Penthouse, Victoria Island , unveiled Nigeria’s hottest talents who are taking their different industries to new levels. Music stars Darey, D’banj, Ice […]

Housemates for Next Movie Star 2012 unveiled

Previous winners include Tonto Dikeh and Annie Macaulay.

Wizkid corrects Tonto Dikeh’s grammar on Twitter

Tonto Dikeh annoys Wizkid.

M.I to campaign against illegal migration

The artist wants to discourage Africans from embarking on illegal migration.

Dbanj wins 2012 MOBO Awards

2face Idibia and Nneka had also won the award in the past

Music Meets Runway in December

this year’s Music meets Runway will be bigger and better.

MTN Afrinolly doles out $100,000 to encourage movie makers

Afrinolly initiates short film competition.

Chika Unigwe

Chika Unigwe emerges 2012 winner of NLNG prize for literature

Nov.1 (PREMIUM TIMES) Chika Unigwe get $100 thousand for her book titled Black Sisters Street.

Flavour shuns naysayers, dedicates song to fiancée, Beverly Heels, in new album

Flavour asks ‘enemies’ to let his relationship with fiancée, Beverly Naya, be.

Eid-el-kabir: Obasanjo cinema livens up Abeokuta

Fun seekers trooped out on Saturday to the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta to watch movies and enjoy the serene environment in the spirit of Eid el-Kabir celebrations. Some of the visitors told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the cinema had created a platform for people to recreate and ease tension. […]