Arts & Entertainment

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.

Actors, filmmakers and other key players in Nollywood, on Friday night lit up the world premiere of the acclaimed star-studded blockbuster movie, ‘The Enemy I Know’ in Abuja.

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.

2019 UK Nollywood Film Festival

Six Nollywood movies nominated for 2019 UK film festival award

The film festival award will hold on October 4 and 5 in London.

The Herbert Macualay Affair

Movie on Herbert Macaulay set for October release

The film is based on the life and struggles of Herbert Macaulay.

Idris Elba

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.

Nkem Owoh and Genevieve Nnaji in a scene in ’Lion Heart’

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.

Living in Bondage[PHOTO CREDIT: Nollywood REinvented

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.

Burna Boy

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 was affected positively and negatively by Nigeria’s emergence as a crude oil producer in the 1970s. Shutterstock

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

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.

Diane Russet

BBNaija: Dianne evicted from ‘Pepper Dem’ house as finalists emerge

This makes Diane the 21st housemate to leave the ‘Pepper Dem House.’

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: © AFP]

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.

Nigerian filmmaker, Adekunle “Nodash” Adejuyigbe

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

Anas Aremeyaw Anas

‘Chameleon’ film by Investigative journalist, Anas, screened in Ouagadogou

“I have no apologies for my kind of journalism”- Anas

Danfo Drivers

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.

Veteran singer Oghenemaro Emeofa aka Mad Melon, the One half of legendary Nigerian music duo, Danfo Drivers, died on Wednesday night at a Lagos hospital

Danfo Drivers: ’Mountain Black’ announces burial plans for ’Mad Melon’

Mountain Black, born Olotu Jimoh, said his late bandmate would be buried in October.

Sheraton Abuja

TRAVELS: How Sheraton Abuja Is Losing Its Appeal

“At this level and with what I have accrued , I can stay at any Sheraton for a while. Check!”


#BBNaija: Tacha disqualified from reality show

Tacha has also become the first housemate to be disqualified from the ongoing reality show.

Why I left Kannywood – Adam Zango

The actor has since started a new movie industry in Kaduna called Kaddywood.

BBNaija: Cindy unexpectedly evicted from ‘Pepper Dem’ house

Cindy Okafor is the 17th housemate evicted from the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality show.

China on map

China opens starfish-shaped airport, could be world’s busiest

The new Chinese airport is the size of 98 football fields.

Veteran singer Oghenemaro Emeofa aka Mad Melon, the One half of legendary Nigerian music duo, Danfo Drivers, died on Wednesday night at a Lagos hospital

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 again makes it into 2019 AFRIMA nominee list

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.