Arts & Entertainment

Popular columnist, Sam Omatseye, under fire over column on Achebe

The Nation newspaper’s well-known columnist, Sam Omatseye, has drawn criticisms after he wrote an article considered by some as belittling the amazing literary works of foremost novelist, Chinua Achebe. Some have also faulted the columnist for delivering a verdict suggesting Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka is greater than Mr. Achebe. In his Monday column, Mr. Omatseye, […]

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Nigeria to establish cultural centre in South Africa–Minister

Nigeria already has cultural centres in Brazil and China.

NET Newspaper to organise Nigerian Entertainment Conference

The conference is aimed at steering the different sectors of the Nigerian entertainment industry in the right direction.

[INTERVIEW] BBC’s Peter Okwoche: My Most Embarrassing Moment in Journalism

By Sam Umukoro It is said that the journey of a thousand miles begin with one step. Definitely, Peter Okwoche has come a long way. Spurred early in his career when he received the Best Presenter Award while working as a DJ/presenter with Radio Benue (Nigeria) in the early 90s, Okwoche has gone on to […]

Jedi set for ‘One Man Stand’ comedy show

The event takes place on Good Friday in Lagos.

Juju Music star, Wale Thompson, stages comeback with new album

Thompson says his latest album will make him great again.

The award celebrates the achievements of practitioners in the wedding industry.

Stella Damasus launches Adiva hair

The actress launched different wig styles for women.

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Kim Kardashian denies Nigerian girls hate tweet

Kim said she would never ‘tweet something like that.’ American reality TV star, Kim Kardashian, has denied tweeting hate words about Nigeria and her women. A “photoshopped” image of a parody twitter handle had shown how Kardashian tweeted about Nigeria being such a disgusting country with women who look like apes. “I see there is […]

Str8 Up Hip-Hop to pay tribute to Notorious B.I.G

There will also be a special preview session from Modenine’s Alphabetical Order by Dj Jimmy Jatt.

Dan Ibro, Mr. Ibu feature in new Kannywood movie

The two Nigerian actors collaborate in new Kannywood movie.

Ice Prince, Davido, May D, to storm Abuja for Tyme Out With Tee-A

The concert will take place on April 21.

Ayo Animashaun to launch 24hours online radio, TV

The online platforms will be launched on April 1.

Lagos to upgrade Lekki, Badagry tourism sites

The state government wants to develop tourism as a means of generating employment for the people.

David Mark did not give Tuface any car gift- spokesperson

The car was donated to Tuface and his wife.

INTERVIEW: Being Married to a Soyinka is Great, But I Have My Own Identity–Lola Shoneyin

By Sam Umukoro I always say that if there is one gift that Providence has bestowed on me, it’s the gift of empathy. If you ring me up and tell me your story, from that moment, I am living in your shoes Lola Shoneyin carries different titles; wife, mother, poet, teacher and author. But it […]

I am not a product of hype- Praiz

To Release Debut Album Titled “Rich And Famous” In May.

Praiz bags ‘Voice of the Year’ Award

The award was presented to the Nigerian singer by a student group. Samuel Oluwasina

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Association of Nigerian Authors, ANA, mourns Achebe

Achebe was one of the founders of ANA. The Association of Nigeria Authors, ANA, has described the death of Chinua Achebe as a blow to the literary world. Denja Abdullahi, ANA National Vice President, made this known in an interview in Abuja on Friday. He described Mr. Achebe’s death as a loss to Nigeria and […]

DAARSAT to dedicate channel to Nigerian tourism

DAARSAT intends to partner with the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation. DAAR Communications’ pay television, DAARSAT, will dedicate one channel to the broadcast of tourism-related programmes in Nigeria, Raymond Dokpesi, the Chairman of DAAR Communications, has said. This is contained in a statement signed by Wilfred Orhue, the Press Officer at the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, […]

Nollywood rated third globally in revenue earnings, says NEXIM Bank MD

With such huge earnings practitioners and businessmen from Hollywood and other global equivalents can no longer ignore Nollywood.

Samklef presents “1 minute” project

The Nigerian singer and producer released the one minute song.

Danagog Joins Davido’s HKN Gang

Danagod’s is officially signed onto Davido’s record label.

Nse Ikpe Etim, Kalu Ikeagwu storm Abuja for premiere of “Broken”

 “…Nse made me cry on set,” says Kalu Ikeagwu

Badagry Heritage Museum experiences high patronage

The curator urged parents to bring their children to the museum during public holidays.