Arts & Entertainment

Silent dangers in methods of bleaching Nigerians adopt

“While bleaching is being promoted overtly or covertly by the media, the regulatory agents appear to be running against the wind in terms of control.”

A collection of skin lightening creams used to illustrate the story [Photo: developmentpk.wordpress.com]

Skin Health Day: ‘Organic creams’ in Nigeria can cause cancer – Dermatologists

The association says there is an abnormally high dose of hydroquinone in may creams.

KANNYWOOD: MOPPAN moves to sanction producers who make love-themed films

The association’s president said about 80 per cent of the films produced in Kannywood are based on love and relationships.

Kanye West

Kanye West details struggles with bipolar disorder

Kanye has been campaigning against the stigmatisation of people with mental health issues.

Court grants Naira Marley N2 million bail

Naira Marley’s trial by the EFCC has been adjourned.

Naira Marley being brought to court

Naira Marley appears in court, to know fate today

The 30-year-old singer arrived at the court premises at 8:30 am, in high spirits.

Nigerian publisher, Betty Irabor

Nigerian publisher Betty Irabor speaks on depression, suicide attempt

Mrs Irabor said she was placed under suicide watch, at some point.

Babatunde Omidina aka Baba Suwe. [Photo: Punch]

Baba Suwe arrives Nigeria from U.S. medical trip

Baba Suwe travelled to the U.S. for medical treatment.

Jon Snow [Photo: cosmopolitan.com]

‘Jon Snow,’ Game Of Thrones actor Kit Harington, checks into rehab

Harington, who played Jon Snow in the fantasy series, is reported to have checked into the luxury centre weeks before its May 19 finale.

Victor Ehikhamenor’s solo exhibition ‘Daydream Esoterica’ opens in Lagos

‘Daydream Esoterica’, is Ehikhamenor’s second solo exhibition in Nigeria.

Omotola, Uche Jombo, Ini Edo, Rita Dominic reunite at Genevieve Nnaji’s 40th Birthday (PHOTOS)

It was the first time the actresses would reunite after almost 13 years.

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD

Nollywood: Butt, breast enhancement can’t make one happy — RMD

The admonition is coming at a time when the spate of butt and boob enhancement, especially among celebrities, is increasing.

Abuja authorities agree to suspend raid of nightclubs – Official

Rights commission says it is investigating alleged impunity by officials who carried out the raids.

Homosexuality: NFVCB may ban controversial movie 'Bobrisky in Love'

Homosexuality: ‘Bobrisky in Love’ movie against Nigerian law — Censors Board

The board denies analysing the controversial movie.

Nigerian music legend, Innocent Idibia also known as 2Baba.

2baba calls out COSON leadership for alleged corruption

The musician accused the leadership of the collecting society of corruption and financial impropriety on Instagram on Thursday.

82% of Nigerian men not screened of prostate cancer — Study

Health experts urges the government to make prostate screening mandatory for every Nigerian man above 40.

Yetunde Ayeni-Babaeko (The Guardian Nigeria)

Photographer Yetunde Ayeni-Babaeko spotlights Albinism with ‘White Ebony’

The exhibition will run from May 25 until July 19

Ibinabo-Fiberesima

Nigerian entertainers care less about their health – Ibinabo

Ibinabo said many of her colleagues do not care much about their health until it becomes too late.

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh warns colleagues to steer clear of ‘new lover’

Tonto threatens to beat up any celebrity who begs her mystery lover for any form of assistance.

The popular CMS bustop in Lagos has been featured in Rihanna's campaign video for her brand, Fenty

Rihanna features Lagos in new video

The 45-seconds video begins with female models parading against a backdrop of thatched houses in a rustic setting.

Man defecating in an open drainage

47 million Nigerians indulge in open defecation — UNICEF

North Central region has the highest number with 15 million practising open defecation.

The Caine Award. [PHOTO CREDIT: Literary Hub]

Two Nigerians shortlisted for 2019 Caine Prize

The winner of this year’s £10,000 prize will be announced at an award ceremony at SOAS University of London in July.

Game of Thrones

‘Game of Thrones’ books will have different ending – author

Martin’s announcement was good news for fans who were dissatisfied with the show’s finale.

Book on PREMIUM TIMES publisher set for launch

The book has over 90 contributions from a spectrum of Mr Olorunyomi’s teachers, colleagues, associates and mentees.

Omotola, Yemi Blaq in new movie “Shadow Parties’’ [PHOTO CREDIT: thisdaylive]

Nollywood, Hollywood team up in new movie “Shadow Parties’’

The movie has already gone through the post-production stage and is sponsored by Media Concept Studio.