Arts & Entertainment

Nigerian entertainer, D'Banj . [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of D'Banj]

Alleged Rape: D’banj’s accuser ‘forced’ to delete tweets – Lawyers

Ms Babatayo’s lawyers said the issue had escalated beyond her expectations

U.S. President Donald Trump plan on imposing travel ban on Nigeria and some other countries

Trump moves to halt publication of ex-aide’s book on White House

“This is the book Donald Trump doesn’t want you to read. There hasn’t been a detailed, inside account on how this president makes decisions on a day-to-day basis, until now.”

Nigerian entertainer, D'Banj . [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of D'Banj]

Alleged Rape: Police arrest D’banj’s accuser — Lawyers

A police spokesperson said he is not aware of the arrest.

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Burna Boy, Rema, Drake, Others Nominated For 2020 BET Awards

Canadian rapper Drake leads the pack with six nominations.

An Oscar statue is pictured at the press preview for the 91st Academy Awards Governors Ball, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24. at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Coronavirus: 2021 Oscars, Bafta awards postponed

The Academy Awards, which was scheduled to hold on February 28, 2021, will now hold on April 25, 2021.

An Oscar statue is pictured at the press preview for the 91st Academy Awards Governors Ball, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24. at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Oscars postponed due to coronavirus scourge

The ceremony for film’s highest honours will now take place on April 25, 2021.

Seun Kuti

Why no Nigerian musician can be like Fela – Seun Kuti

Seun, who is the youngest son of the late Afrobeat pioneer, said young musicians are only using his father as an excuse to misbehave.

Facebook

Facebook launches “My Digital World” to meet digital literacy needs across Sub-Saharan Africa

My Digital World is a consolidation of all Facebook digital literacy programmes including Safe Online with Facebook, Ilizwe Lam, and eZibo and will be offered virtually this year.

Jabi Lake Mall (Photo Credit: Dala.xyz)

Jabi Lake Mall sealed for hosting Naira Marley concert

The FCT management said it secured a court order to seal the mall.

PHOTOS: Comedian MC Tagwaye weds presidential aide’s daughter

Obinna Simon, popularly known as MC Tagwaye, is known for mimicking President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian musician, Naira Marley. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of Naira Marley]

Amidst COVID-19, Naira Marley holds Abuja concert

Naira Marley and Oprah shared videos of themselves inside a private jet owned by Jetlyfe, en route Abuja and upon arriving in the federal capital.

BBNaija star, Khafi’s brother shot dead in London shooting

20-year-old Kareem was gunned down while walking home from a convenience store.

An Oscar statue is pictured at the press preview for the 91st Academy Awards Governors Ball, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24. at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Oscars hopefuls must meet diversity criteria, Academy says

The rules will not apply to films vying for Oscars at the next ceremony in 2021.

A woman breastfeeding her child. [PHOTO CREDIT: Mama Glow]

Nursing mothers should breastfeed babies despite coronavirus – WHO

WHO says children are at lower risk for catching the coronavirus than adults.

Mo-Abudu

Netflix, Mo Abudu partner for movie adaptation of Soyinka, Shoneyin’s books

A major highlight of this partnership will be the on-screen adaptations of literary works by two critically-acclaimed Nigerian authors.

Nigerian entertainer, D'Banj . [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Instagram page of D'Banj]

Alleged Rape: Lady demands apology from D’banj

The lawyers also reacted to social media comments that the allegation is ill-timed and aimed at pulling D’banj down.

Facebook

Facebook launches Messenger Kids across Sub-Saharan Africa

The app gives parents supervision over their children’s online activity

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

How I fell into depression after writing ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ – Adichie

Ms Adichie said the book, which tells the story of the Biafran war, was based on the experiences of her family during the war that claimed her grandfathers’ lives.

Olu Jacobs

Olu Jacobs is alive, Guild debunks death rumour

“This is to inform the general public that our legendary Actor, Olu Jacobs is alive, very hale and hearty.”

Chigozie Obioma, won the 2020 Internationaler Literaturpreis Award through the German translation of his second novel, 'An Orchestra of Minorities'.

Nigerian writer wins German literature award

Mr Obioma’s book, whose German title is “Das Weinen der Vögel” was among the six books selected and recognised by the German literary community.

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Nollywood political thriller, ‘4th Republic’, set for Netflix debut

4th Republic’ is a gripping thriller reflective of the Nigerian system, from our ‘do or die politics’ to our ironic optimism.

Kannywood star Ali Nuhu loses father

Mr Poloma was reportedly rushed to the Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, where he was pronounced dead from an undisclosed illness.

late Nigerian music legend, Majek Fashek

Scammers trying to make money off my dad’s name, Majek’s son alleges

Majek, 57, passed on in New York after a battle with an undisclosed illness on June 2.

Osagioduwa Agbonifo – “Coal”

COVID-19: Nigerian artist raises awareness on depression

The works “represent the everyday experiences of people struggling with depression and anxiety”.

Hamisu Breaker

Artiste speaks on controversy over ‘dance for husband’ song

Clerics, women speak on the controversial ‘dance for husband challenge’.