Arts & Entertainment

Mo Abudu and Wole Soyinka

Film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s ‘Death and the King’s Horseman’ underway

The move was announced by the CEO of EbonyLife Television, Mo Abudu.

Court sets date to hear suit seeking to wind up BBNaija sponsor

The petitioner had filed a debt recovery suit against Payporte.

A scene from Falz's This is Nigeria video

‘This is Nigeria’: Muslim group, MURIC, withdraws threat against Falz

The group resolves to ”drag the artiste to government agencies saddled with the responsibility of censoring films and videos”.

Robert de Niro

Robert De Niro attacks Trump at Tony Awards

“Mr. De Niro’s comments were unscripted and unexpected. The offensive language was deleted from the broadcast,” CBS says.

Ras Kimono

Nigerian govt praises Ras Kimono

Mr Kimono’s contribution to music can never be forgotten, says Mr Mohammed.

Aralola Olumuyiwa,

I was planning ‘colabo’ with Ras Kimono – Ara

Ras Kimono died on Sunday.

Ras Kimono

Ras Kimono: Rastafarians to hold candle light procession in Ebonyi

Some of Kimono’s hit songs include: Whats Gwan, Rumba Stylee, Natty Get Jail, Senseless Killings.

Top entertainment stories from last week

Nollywood producer, Tchidi Chikere and actress, Nuella Njubigbo, wedded in church.

Nigerian musician, Phyno

Olamide, Phyno release Super Eagles World Cup tune

Phyno announced the release of the tune on his Twitter and Instagram accounts.

Climate-change-in-agriculture

Movie Review: ‘Swallow’ – Climate Change and Food Security in Nigeria

“Swallow’ exposes an alarming decline in number of fish in the Niger Delta.

Yoruba actress, Bose Alao, used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Technext.ng]

Domestic Violence: Actress, Bose Alao, apologises for exposing husband on Whatsapp

Bose had earlier claimed that her marriage ended on June 2 due to domestic violence.

Emeka Kachikwu

INTERVIEW: How Nigerian govt can help Nollywood producers — Emeka Kachikwu

Kachikwu speaks on why he switched careers from the oil and gas sector to entertainment.

M.I Abaga

COSON Crisis: Why Nigerian musicians are not ‘interested’ in royalties – M.I

COSON is presently embroiled in a leadership crisis.

Kannywood Producer, Zaharaddeen Sani

How piracy is slowly crippling Kannywood — Producer

”Before a marketer sells 10 copies of the movie, more than a 1000 are already out on the streets”.

Ishaq Akintola

Why we are against Falz’s song — MURIC

The video is “one-sided, biased and prejudicial”, says MURIC.

Picture of a movie retail store (Photo Credit: Geoffrey Ellis Photos)

Supreme Court dismisses board’s appeal against film retailers

The court says NFVCB lacks the powers to control the operations of the retailers of films

Wiebe Boer's A Story of Heroes and Epics: The history of football in Nigeria

New book reveals football in Nigeria started in Calabar

Author, Wiebe Boer, speaks about his new book, The history of football in Nigeria.

How piracy stopped me from releasing movie I shot in 2014 — Tunde Kelani

Mr Kelani says Nigerians need to desist from purchasing pirated copies of creative works.

Ibinabo Fiberisima

Nollywood actress, Fiberesima, launches environment award

The award would honour entities that have maintained “a healthy, cleaner and sustainable environmental lifestyle.”

kanayo O Kanayo

Actor Kanayo O Kanayo To Contest For House Of Reps

Mr Kanayo intends to vie for the Ahiazu/Ezinihitte Mbaise Federal Constituency in Imo State.

Saraki

PHOTOS: Saraki hosts Ali Nuhu, other Kannywood stars

“These men and women have worked very hard to develop our nation’s Hausa language cinema.”

Mother and child

Nigerian govt increases maternity leave to four months

Female employees are entitled to maternity leave with full pay in Nigeria.

A scene from Falz's This is Nigeria video

TRENDING: Nigerians react to MURIC’s call for Falz’s ‘This is Nigeria’ video ban

“This is Nigeria” mirrors Childish Gambino’s “This is America” video, only this time, Falz touches on issues peculiar to Nigeria.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed

Nigeria has potential to be best tourists’ destination – UNWTO boss

”Nigeria is important to UN, as it is embedded with enormous tourism potentials that can attract tourists”.

Ali Baba

I escaped death twice via automobile crashes – Ali Baba

The comedian says he had the experiences while ‘growing up’ in the entertainment industry.