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Ai Weiwei on art, exile and refugee film ‘Human Flow’

In the most tender moments of "Human Flow," Ai Weiwei's epic documentary on the worldwide migrant crisis, he is seen hugging, cooking with and cutting the hair of refugees.

Alaafin of Oyo names Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Sunday declared the National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.

Australian model Zoe Brock latest to accuse Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of harassment

An Australian model said she was "played" by Harvey Weinstein and his colleagues who engineered a hotel room meeting where he stripped naked and demanded a massage, in the latest accusation against the Hollywood mogul.

Saudi Arabia cancels charity gig by Egyptian pop star

Saudi authorities on Sunday cancelled a charity concert by Egyptian pop sensation Sherine Abdel Wahab, which had been hailed as a boon for the entertainment industry in the ultra-conservative kingdom.

Fela used music to fight for liberation of the masses – Governor Ambode

He said, though Fela was no more, it was gratifying that he was still alive in his music and in the music of Femi, Seun and other artists who had followed his style of music, assuring that the unveiled statue would be the first of many to celebrate the Afrobeat icon.

British actress Lysette Anthony becomes fifth woman to accuse Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of...

British actress Lysette Anthony has told police that Harvey Weinstein raped her, the Sunday Times reported, becoming the fifth woman to level such accusations against the disgraced Hollywood mogul.
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Video: Ex-President Obasanjo stars in Samuel Ajibola’s ‘Dele Issues’

Comic-actor Samuel Ajibola has published on YouTube an episode of his web series ‘Dele Issues’, which features Olusegun Obasanjo, ex-president of Nigeria.

Why we are investigating Davido over Tagbo’s death – Lagos CP Imohimi Edgal

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Imohimi Edgal, has explained the reasons why the police are investigating Hip Hop Star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

Academy considers expelling disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was due to hold an emergency session Saturday to discuss kicking out Harvey Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations.

YouTube lifts restriction on ‘bare-breasted Swazi dance’

Tech giant Google has lifted restrictions on YouTube from showing Swaziland’s famous reed dance which features bare-breasted women, South Africa’s Mail and Guardian reports.

Hidden film treasures brought to life in British vault

In a refrigerated vault outside London filled with old film reels, a team of curators is bringing to life forgotten masterpieces of early cinema history.

Five things to do at the Frankfurt Book Fair

The world's largest publishing event, the Frankfurt Book Fair, opens its doors to the public this weekend after hosting industry professionals all week.

CBN chief Godwin Emefiele wins Forbes 2017 Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, governor, Godwin Emefiele, has emerged the 2017 Forbes magazine Best of Africa Innovative Banking Award.

Nigerian Film Corporation partners Morocco on content

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), says it was partnering with the Government of Morocco for content sales, students and Film practitioners annual exchange programme.

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Why I selected Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo – Alaafin of Oyo

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has explained why he picked National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, Otunba Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo designate of Yorubaland.

Anambra guber: Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme, Senator Ahmed Makarfi lead PDP campaign flag-off

A former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, has solicited support for Oseloka Obaze, the Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State.

Maltese blogger who accused govt of corruption killed by car bomb

Daphne Caruana Galizia, a prominent Maltese journalist and blogger who made repeated and detailed corruption allegations against Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's inner circle, was killed by a car bomb on Monday.

Killings: Plateau community urges govt to lift curfew

The Irigwe community in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State has called on the state government to lift the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed on the area following incessant midnight attacks on its rural settlements.

EFCC arraigns ex-Perm Sec Clement Onubuogo for N14.1m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Monday, arraigned a former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Clement Illoh Onubuogo, before Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Igbosere, Lagos, on a 3-count charge bordering on stealing by conversion and conversion of property to the tune N14, 176,000.00.

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Nigeria is better together – Senator Ike Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, has said that Nigeria is better as a united country and should not be dismembered.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr defends under-fire defender Elderson Echiejile

Gernot Rohr has come to the defence of under-fire Elderson Echiejile, saying the defender has done well against some of Africa’s top forwards like Christian Bassogog of Cameroon.

Responsible govt should spend tax revenue judiciously – Ex-Presdient Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that every responsible citizen must pay tax, as it is a major source of revenue to drive the economy.

Russian central bank to block websites offering cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin

Russia will block access to websites of exchanges that offer crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin, Russian Central Bank First Deputy Governor Sergei Shvetsov said on Tuesday.

ECOWAS Court orders fed govt to pay $75,000 to family of dead military cadet

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Federal Government of Nigeria to pay $75, 000 to the family of a deceased cadet of the Nigerian army, Elshadai Kwasu, for alleged violation of the deceased right to life.