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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Ice Prince, Davido, May D, to storm Abuja for Tyme Out With Tee-A
The concert will take place on April 21.
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 […]
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.
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.