Art

Below is the complete official list of BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2019 nominees-

BET ‘Hip Hop Awards’ 2019 nominees — full list

Below is the complete official list of BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2019 nominees

Australia’s biggest celebration of spring starts in Canberra

A pleasant 21 degrees centigrade with sunshine and no clouds marked the opening of the 2019 Canberra flower festival on Saturday.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun farmers demand direct relationship with government

Mr Moses Oladipupo, the Deputy Chairman of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Osun chapter, has called for a direct contact approach from the government when assisting and dealing with farmers.

South Africa, Uganda, others to participate at AKWAABA 2019 in Lagos

Mr Ikechi Uko, Organiser of AKWAABA African Travel and Tourism Market, on Saturday said no fewer than 25 countries would grace the 2019 edition of the event slated to hold in Lagos from Sept. 22 to Sept.24

Falz, Nasty C, Sarkodie make history with new BET award category

BET International has announced the launch of a new category to honour artists from around the world during the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2019. Artists from Africa, Europe and Canada will compete for the Best International Flow Category during the BET “Hip Hop Awards” 2019.
Governor Nasiru El-Rufai has flagged off the annual Kaduna Arts and Book Festival, initiated to encourage literary arts and talents.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai flags off KABAFEST

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has flagged off the annual Kaduna Arts and Book Festival, initiated to encourage literary arts and talents.

Rihanna back as Tom Ford promises new era for New York fashion week

Tom Ford, Rihanna, and the return of big names including Tommy Hilfiger herald a promised new era for New York Fashion Week which kicks off Friday after a run of underwhelming seasons.
*Chigozie Obioma (Nigeria), “An Orchestra of Minorities” (Little Brown)

Chigozie Obioma, Salman Rushdie, four others fight for $60,325 Booker Prize

For more than 50 years, the Booker Prize has recognised outstanding fiction in the English-speaking world and is considered one of the top literary awards.
afrima

AFRIMA: West Africa leads with 38 percent entries

Of the 8,157 entries submitted in 2019, Western Africa led the pack with 38 percent of the total entries followed by Southern Africa with 24 percent.
It's called the Year of Return, where people of African descent are encouraged to go to Ghana to mark 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were brought to what became the United States.

NAACP delegation visits Ghana for ‘Year of Return’

It's called the "Year of Return," where people of African descent are encouraged to go to Ghana to mark 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were brought to what became the United States. This week, a delegation from the U.S. civil rights organization National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is in Ghana visiting the sites of their ancestors.
Mary Robinette Kowal’s The Calculating Stars (the first in her Lady Astronaut series) won Best Novel

Women sweep the Hugo Awards

The 2019 Hugo Awards were held on August 18th at the Dublin World Science Fiction Convention (also known as Worldcon) to honor the best science fiction and fantasy works from the last year.

Professor: Tourism investment key to economic development

A professor of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti, Prof. Funso Isolaowa Afolabi, has said tourism has a major role to play in the development of the country’s economy.

Seyi Law tackles racism at ‘Seyilaw fast and funny’

At the weekend, award-winning stand-up comedian, Seyi Aletile Lawrence, a.k.a Seyilaw, held his annual comedy show tagged, ‘Seyilaw Fast and Funny: Blacker than Ever Edition’, a show which had in attendance celebrities from all walks of life.
An Ogun Masquerade, Danafojura, pulled a fire stunt at an event attended by residents of the state at Ojude Oba Festival on Aug. 13.

Video: Masquerade set ablaze comes out unhurt

An Ogun Masquerade, Danafojura, pulled a fire stunt at an event attended by residents of the state at Ojude Oba Festival on Aug. 13.
The Jonas brothers – Teen choice 2019

List of Teen Choice Award winners

August 11, 2019 was a big eventful day as The Teen Choice Awards 2019 took place at Hermosa Beach California, amidst fans and celebrities worldwide.
Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.

Mr Nigeria: More votes, more chances of winning Mr World

The current Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, a seasoned model and fashion designer, has appealed to Nigerians to increase their votes and likes for him at the ongoing 2019 Mr World contest.
Ayobami Adebayo

Nigerian writer Ayobami Adebayo wins 9mobile prize

Nigerian writer, Ayobami Adebayo, has emerged winner of 2018 edition of 9mobile Prize for Literature, the most prestigious literature prize for first time fiction writers of African origin. She received a prize of £15,000 and a Montblanc Meisterstück pen among others.
Reality star, Alex Asogwa, aka Alex Unusual was auctioned in Abuja, for 300,000 Naira to raise funds for cancer patients.

Ex-BBNaija housemate Alex Unusual now in New York Film Academy

Alex Asogwa aka Alex Unusual, BBNaija (S3) 3rd runner-up has been admitted into the New York Film Academy.

Recent Stories

Barcelona's Spanish coach Ernesto Valverde reacts during the UEFA Champions League football match between PSV Eindhoven and FC Barcelona at Philips stadium in Eindhoven on November 28, 2018. (Photo by EMMANUEL DUNAND - AFP)

Ernesto Valverde backs Lionel Messi to help Barcelona rectify poor away form

Ernesto Valverde believes Barcelona need to be more forceful if they are to rectify their poor away form, although the return of Lionel Messi will be a major boost according to the manager.

Amputee Eagles appeals for support ahead 2019 Nations Cup

Nigeria Amputee football team on Friday appealed to government and private organisations for support ahead of the upcoming African Amputee Football Nations Cup, scheduled for Angola.
Rivers State Security Council has commended the Nigeria Police for arresting the prime suspect of the ritual killings targeted at young women in parts of the state.

Rivers security council lauds police over arrest of ‘serial killer’

Rivers State Security Council has commended the Nigeria Police for arresting the prime suspect of the ritual killings targeted at young women in parts of the state.
Udinese coach, Igor Tudor has revealed that it will be good to have William Troost-Ekong for their next three games.

We need William Troost-Ekong for our next three games – Udinese coach

Udinese coach Igor Tudor has revealed that it will be good to have William Troost-Ekong for their next three games.

Bandits surrender 100 rifles in Zamfara

Over 100 dangerous weapons have so far been surrendered by bandits and the outlawed vigilance group ‘Yan Sakai’ in the disarmament phase of the ongoing dialogue and peace initiative with the Zamfara State government.