Exciting world of Ouagadougou’s female moped riders
A moped is a type of small motorcycle with bicycle pedals, generally having a less stringent licencing requirement than full motorcycles or automobiles.
Nollywood stars light up ‘The Enemy I know’ premiere in Abuja
Veteran Bollywood actors, Ejike Asiegbu, Francis Duru, Bob-Manuel Udokwu, Ken Erics, Reginal Daniels and Ghanian-born actress Juliet Ibrahim, were among stars present at the event.
Six Nollywood movies nominated for 2019 UK film festival award
The film festival award will hold on October 4 and 5 in London.
Idris Elba partners with Sierra Leonean govt to develop home city
Mr Elba’s father and mother are of Sierra Leonean and Ghanaian origins respectively.
Oscars 2020: Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ announced as Nigeria’s submission
This is the first time Nigeria is advancing a film to the Oscar, as previous entries received by the selection committee did not meet basic criteria.
Fans excited as trailer for ‘Living in Bondage’ remake drops
The film, which began the ‘occultic theme’ that dominated Nollywood in the 1990s, starred Kenneth Okonkwo, Ngozi Nwosu and Kanayo o. Kanayo in their breakout roles.
Headies 2019: Burna Boy, Teni, Adekunle Gold dominate nominations (Full List)
The organisers of the Headies (originally called the Hip Hop World Awards) released the list of the 13th music award.
Lagos’s chequered history: how it came to be the megacity it is today
Lagos was an orderly urban environment 70 years ago. This was the case from the 1950s, when the city was a federal territory through to the 1960s when it became federal capital – a status it held until 1991.
Google celebrates Nigerian food culture in new online platform
’A Taste of Nigeria’ boasts 2,000 high-resolution images and 30 stories that represent iconic local dishes
BOOK REVIEW: ‘Successful Nigerian Entrepreneurs: How They Started’
In 12 chapters, the book shows young contemporary businessmen and women, spanning enterprises from broadcasting to construction through couture, dairy production, public relations, innovative digital platforms, health products and cosmetology.
Majek Fashek’s son, Randy, takes over dad’s welfare, sets up GoFundMe
Randy is the first of three children born to Majek and his ex-wife, Rita.
BBNaija: Dianne evicted from ‘Pepper Dem’ house as finalists emerge
This makes Diane the 21st housemate to leave the ‘Pepper Dem House.’
Buhari advises Nigerians to explore culture for national development
Buhari urges Nigerians to explore the rich cultural diversity and tradition of their various communities to attract socio-economic development.
Nollywood needs to tell more original stories – Filmmaker Nodash
Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe’s Boko Haram themed movie ‘The Delivery Boy’ bagged 12 nominations across the directing, acting and production categories at the African Movie Academy Awards
‘Chameleon’ film by Investigative journalist, Anas, screened in Ouagadogou
“I have no apologies for my kind of journalism”- Anas
How Danfo Drivers shaped Nigeria’s pop culture of late 90s and early 2000s
While Daddy Showkey bullied the non-descript car (perhaps a Benz) with the plate number: LA 774 from obstructing his path to success, Mad Melon and Mountain Black rode on the yellow ubiquity of the danfo bus to fame.
Danfo Drivers: ’Mountain Black’ announces burial plans for ’Mad Melon’
Mountain Black, born Olotu Jimoh, said his late bandmate would be buried in October.
BBNaija: Cindy unexpectedly evicted from ‘Pepper Dem’ house
Cindy Okafor is the 17th housemate evicted from the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality show.
China opens starfish-shaped airport, could be world’s busiest
The new Chinese airport is the size of 98 football fields.
Veteran musician, ‘Mad Melon’ of ‘Danfo Drivers’ fame, is dead
The musician was said to be battling an undisclosed ailment before he passed on Wednesday night at Tolu Medical Centre Hospital in Ajegunle, Lagos.
Davido to make Hollywood debut in ‘Coming to America 2’
”Coming to America” is a blockbuster romantic comedy film directed by John Landi, based on a story originally created by veteran actor Eddie Murphy, who played the lead role.