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Cardi B performs onstage at the 2019 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown-Getty Images for BET)

Full list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards

Regina Hall hosted the 19th annual BET Awards ceremony, which aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Burna Boy

BET: Burna Boy wins ‘Best International Act’

Afro-fusion artist, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy clinched the coveted ‘Best International Act’ award at the BET on Monday.
Multichoice, organiser of the Big Brother Naija, has revealed the names of ten shortlisted candidates likely to make it to the house for the 2019 edition of the reality TV show. #BBNaija

BBNaija season four winner to smile home with N60 million worth of prizes

Organisers of the Big Brother Nigeria have announced that the winner of the upcoming fourth season will walk away with 60 million Naira worth of prizes.
National Film Institute, Jos

Film institute trains practitioners on digital cinematography

The Nigeria Film Institute, Jos has organised a professional training on digital cinematography and non-linear editing for 240 film practitioners.
Cardi B

Cardi B hit with new felony charges in strip club brawl

Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was charged Friday with new felony charges in a fight last year at a New York City strip club.
The Institut Francais du Nigéria says it will mount a public viewing of the 8th edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup on June 17.

World Music Day: France holds concert in Nigeria

The Institut français du Nigéria on Saturday hosted the musical concert to celebrate this year’s World Music Day in Nigeria.
Rapper Nicki Minaj has confirmed she is set to marry Kenneth Petty after revealing they have obtained a marriage license.

Nicki Minaj set to marry childhood friend Kenneth Petty

Rapper Nicki Minaj has confirmed she is set to marry Kenneth Petty after revealing they have obtained a marriage license.
Emmanuel Macron and Sir Elton John addressed crowds in Paris

Elton John receives France’s highest civilian honour

Sir Elton John has received France's highest civilian award, the Legion d'Honneur.
Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer, Femi Kuti was subsequently joined on stage by Egyptian pop singer and Dobet Gnahoré of Ivory Coast as they performed their new song Metgamaeen (Together), whose lyrics are in Arabic, English and French.

AFCON: Femi Kuti, others thrill at colourful opening ceremony in Cairo

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) was heralded with a spectacular and colourful opening ceremony inside the jam-packed 75, 000 capacity Cairo International Stadium in Egypt.
Kensington Palace shared an image of a VERY smiley Prince William on a visit to Mkomazi Rhino Sanctuary in Tazmania last year. Kensingtonroyal-Instagram

Britain’s Prince William celebrates 37th birthday

Prince William, second in line to the British throne, is celebrating his 37th birthday in private on Friday.
Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti, others to perform at AFCON opening ceremony in Cairo

The Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has announced that Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the opening ceremony of the competition.
Nollywood star, Mercy Johnson Okojie is set to lunch her new ‘kitchen talk show’ called Mercy’s Menu in July.

Mercy Johnson set to lunch Mercy’s Menu cook-talk show

Nollywood star Mercy Johnson Okojie is set to lunch her new ‘kitchen talk show’ called Mercy’s Menu in July.

Mo Abudu chairs 47th International Emmy Awards in New York

Mo Abudu, the The EbonyLife TV boss, has been named as the Chair of the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala set to be held in New York on November 25.

Bill Cosby lectures fellow inmates on parenting, drug use

American stand-up comedian and actor, Bill Cosby, 81, is dishing out parenting, drug use and life advice to his fellow inmates.
Adewale Ayuba

Adewale Ayuba explains why up-and-coming musicians prefer Afro, Hip-hop to Fuji

Veteran Fuji musician, Adewale Ayuba, says most up-and-coming musicians are not embracing Fuji music due to its huge financial involvement in its production.
Brie Larson and stunt doubles (L-R) Ingrid Kleinig and Joanna Bennett

‘Avengers’ dominates MTV awards as Larsen honours stunt doubles

Box office-busting “Avengers: Endgame” dominated the MTV Movie and TV Awards Monday, as “Captain Marvel” star Brie Larsen led tributes to real-life heroines by ceding the spotlight to her stunt doubles.

YouTube week kicks off with awards for local creators

YouTube Nigeria has rewarded local creators with Gold and Silver Play Buttons as its week kicked off on Monday night.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly arrested Afeez Fashola, Nigerian singer better known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley vows to help people in prison

Nigerian artist Naira Marley who recently regained his freedom after spending several weeks in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to help others in prison.

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Multichoice, organiser of the Big Brother Naija, has revealed the names of ten shortlisted candidates likely to make it to the house for the 2019 edition of the reality TV show. #BBNaija

BBNaija: Organisers announce N30m cash prize for winner

The winner of the highly anticipated Big Brother Naija season 4, which premieres on Sunday, will walk away with N30 million cash prize.
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Portable water: FAO, Eni/NNPC inaugurate solar-powered water schemes in North-east

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Eni, through its subsidiary Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE), have inaugurated a solar-powered water scheme in Bama, Borno.

World Bank: Nigeria not a fragile state

The World Bank Group on addressing Fragility, Conflict and Violence (FCV) has said that Nigeria is not a fragile state even with the current security challenges.
Frank Okiye

Edo speaker inaugurates two more members-elect

The Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, on Monday inaugurated two more members-elect bringing the number of members inaugurated to 11 out of 24.

President Buratai denies indicting troops’ commitment

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday denied indicting commanders and soldiers of lack of commitment to ongoing counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in the North-East.