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Five Nollywood movies to see this weekend

From comedy to epic and thrillers, these films are actually worth the hype.

Hennessy VS Class-2018-Auditions in Lagos

Events to attend this weekend

Audition for rappers holds in Lagos on Saturday.

Simi Ogunleye, popularly known as Simi

Simi releases new single “I dun care”

The ‘Joromi’ crooner dropped the track on Friday.

Mavin Records artiste, Johnny Drille.

Why Nigerian musicians fall out with their record labels – Johnny Drille

Johnny Drille also speaks about his new song.

Pastor Adeboye and wife at the Redeemed Church annual convention

50 babies born in three days of Redeemed Church annual convention

Mr Adeboye challenges Christians on spiritual excellence.

Ofu Obekpa

Black Panther actor, Ofu Obekpa, screens latest film “Klippers” in Lagos

‘Klippers’ will also be screened in Czech Republic, Japan, France, Russia, Poland, Brazil and Spain.

Pastor Enoch Adeboye

Why God answers my prayers for miracles – Adeboye

The head of the Redeemed Church was preaching the first sermon at the RCCG’s 66th annual convention, holding along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade out with another single ‘Oh My Gosh’

The new single comes barely a month after she shared “Elele” produced by Egar Boi.


D’banj dedicates new single to wife

In the new single, D’banj reassures his wife of his undying love and support even through difficult times.

Sion, a solar car by Sono Motors

Germany tests solar car which charges as being driven

Sono Motors, founded in 2016, is developing the Sion.

A still from Burna Boy's Ye Video

Burna Boy pays homage to Fela in “Ye” video

There are glaring tributes to the legend in the video.

Crocodile Skeleton [photo: Flickr]

Scientists test crocodile cartilage to help human joints recover

“We’re very interested in the crocodile because they have a lot of cartilage and it is of a very high quality.”

Chines doctors and a patient used to illustrate the story [photo: South China Morning Post]

China develops new diagnostic method for coronary heart disease

The new method does not require additional surgeries or drugs.


ANALYSIS: Duncan Mighty’s return and the ‘irrelevant’ debate

The UN peace ambassador has had quite a fulfilling career in the Nigerian music space.


Entertainment events to attend in Lagos this weekend

Song sensation, Simi and Pasuma will grace the same stage for the first time.

Ras Kimono

Ras Kimono’s burial dates announced

Ras Kimono died in a Lagos hospital on June 10.

‘The past few weeks have been trying and difficult’ – Dbanj

Dbanj’s son died over a month ago.

A cross section of the MTF Academy judges

3,100 people apply for 2018 Multichoice Talent Factory

Regional interviews and the screening process to select twenty of the most noteworthy candidates have begun.

Dance, drama takes center stage at Eko Theatre Festival

Dance, drama takes center stage at Eko Theatre Festival

Wole Soyinka’s “A Dance of the Forests” was featured on stage.

Femi Kuti's bassist

Femi Kuti’s band member ‘absconds’ in U.S.

Mr Aghedo reportedly disappeared in the U.S. during the tour on Sunday.

Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti thrills New Yorkers with electrifying performance

Femi thrilled audiences with songs from his recently released 10th studio album, One People, One World.

Nigerian-American producer and director, Rick Famuyiwa [Pix: Variety]

Disney to develop African fairytale “Sade’’ with Nigerian producer

The movie was pitched by Nigerian writer Ola Shokunbi and American writer Lindsey Reed Palmer.

Nigerian designer Yeside Laguda showcases Adire collection

“We have been in business for 11 years and this time around and we can’t keep relying on imports.”


Lagbaja was superb on stage – Abuja revellers

The JJW party witnessed performances from Afrobeat musicians Lagbaja and Simi.

Funke Akindele and Omoni Oboli in Moms at War

Comedy drama “Moms at War” set for cinema release

The movie is scheduled for cinema release on August 17.