Arts & Entertainment

PMAN asks Nigerian broadcasters to lift ban on Tuface, D’banj, others

PMAN also asked all parties to settle their dispute.

Nigerian musicians react to BON/IBAN ban of music

Members asked not to beg for airplay

BON bans Tuface, D’banj, 99 other artistes’ songs from Nigerian radio, TV stations

BON says it’s willing to pay royalties but would not be pressured

Olamide, Davido, Iyanya top Headies Award 2013 nomination

Donjazzy, Sarz miss out from producer of the year.

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Nigeria Broadcast Commission, NBC, to intervene in musicians’ feud with TV stations

NCC tells stations to take advantage of the law and inquire into how royalties are calculated.

Ice Prince hosts Fire of Zamani listening session in Johannesburg

Nigerian hip-hop star, Ice Prince, recently hosted a listening session for his sophomore album, Fire Of Zamani at the Hilton Sandton, Johannesburg right after the explosive album launch concert, which took place in Lagos, Nigeria. Guests were treated to some great food and cocktails while Ice Prince gave a detailed and personal experience of each […]

Tuface, Tiwa Savage to perform at Exquisite Face of the Universe

Multiple award winning artiste and pop icon, 2face Idibia will be performing at the Exquisite Face Of The Universe finals holding on Saturday December 19 2013. The globally renowned beauty event, being staged in Nigeria for the first time will take place at the prestigious Eko Hotel & Suites by 6pm. Joining him on stage […]

The Nobel Prize “was a nuisance at the beginning but I learnt to manage it” says Wole Soyinka

Professor Wole Soyinka was his vintage self responding to questions about his life, activism, and muse amongst others during an interaction with four undergraduates at the just concluded Ake Arts and Book Festival in Abeokuta, Ogun State.   The story is reproduced with permission from the City Voice newspaper based in Lagos. You can access […]

TRAVELOGUE: The Miracle In Ondo, By Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, is currently touring Ondo state. He writes on part of his trip, saying the state government is performing wonders and delivering on its promises to the people of the Sunshine state  It is not often that I am left speechless and at a loss for words. Yet this is how […]

21-year-old wins Nokia’s Don’t Break Da Beat N3.2 million prize

This is the third edition of the competition.

Banky W returns with new single, Jasi

This is Banky’s first single since album release earlier in the year.

Nigeria’s Bruce Onobrakpeya to hold solo art exhibition in Lagos

The exhibition will hold for two weeks and ends on December 14.

MTN Kannywood Awards: Ali Nuhu, Sani Danja, others win

The award held in Kano on Saturday night.

Lagos 2060: The Ghost of Lagos’ Future

Short science fiction stories about Lagos are to be published.

Book Review: History of the Okoroma People, By Julius Bokoru

There hardly can be a more authentic history than that told by a king, than that told by the first king of a people. HRH Charles Onoye Amiebi, first king of the Okoroma Kingdom, comes up with a fascinating title with an attempt to rewrite history, or rather disengage from an earlier history as false […]

U.S. based rapper, Wale, to miss Ice Prince’s #FOZ concert

The concert holds on Saturday. Nigerian –American rapper, Wale Folarin, who was earlier announced as one of the international stars to perform at Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince’s album launch concert, will not be at the concert. The concert holds on November 23. This was contained in a statement issued by Wale’s record label, Maybach Music […]

Fuji musician, Pasuma, signs endorsement deal with sports betting company

Pasuma was unveiled by on Wednesday. A popular Fuji musician, Wasiu Alabi, popularly known as ‘Pasuma,’ has signed an endorsement deal with new online sports betting company, The deal, which is believed to be mouth watering, will see the Fuji maestro become the face of the company, which is becoming popular among Nigerian […]

PremiumTunes: Sean Tizzle releases new single

The single is titled ‘Ki lo gbe’

40 Nollywood stars to get N150 million grant, Okonjo-Iweala says

The 40 have been chosen and the money being processed.

Patrick Obahiagbon to host Ice Prince’s ‘FOZ’ album launch concert

The concert holds on Saturday.

Amaechi tasks Nollywood to project Nigeria’s image positively

A dinner was organised for nominees of the Best of Nollywood Awards 2013

INTERVIEW: Kannywood director, Balala, to release own movie in 2014

The actor is known amongst his peers as the Wizkid.