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Camila Cabello poses with her awards during the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards at Bilbao Exhibition Centre in Bilbao, Spain, November 4, 2018. REUTERS-Sergio Perez

Camila Cabello sweeps MTV Europe awards

US singer Camila Cabello swept the MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday, winning best song with her hit “Havana” as well as best artist and best video.
Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage wins MTV EMAs Best African Act

Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has become the first Nigerian female artist to win the MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) in the Best African Act category.
Olusegun Runsewe

Segun Runsewe: Oil is good, but culture and tourism better

Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, has said that culture and tourism, when promoted, would earn more revenue than oil.
The Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia speaking at the Africa Rise and Shine book launch in New York

Jim Ovia’s book Africa Rise and Shine now available on Amazon

The long-awaited restock of Africa Rise and Shine by Jim Ovia, the Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc is now available on Amazon.
Michael Blackson Ghana

Michael Blackson, Pearl Thusi unveiled as hosts of AFRIMA 2018

The African Union Commission has announced the hosts for the 2018 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA).
Nurudin Farah and Kunle Ajibade

Nuruddin Farah: Society is to blame for upsurge of Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab

Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah has blamed the society for upsurge of the dreaded terrorist groups, Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab and others in Africa.
Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike, wife of Rivers State Governor

NAFEST: Suzzette Nyesom-Wike hosts children participants

Justice Suzzette Nyesom-Wike, wife of the Rivers Governor, on Friday urged Nigerians to give their best for the growth of the country.
Prince Charles

Prince Charles hosts Nigerian fashion designers

Ahead of his West African tour, Prince Charles hosted a reception for British-West African creatives including two Nigerian fashion designers.

2019: BankyW, Falz, others lead #VoteYourFuture campaign

Nigerian celebrities, Banky W, Falz, Ebuka, Bisola and other personalities, stormed Abuja for the official launch of the #VoteYourFuture campaign, hosted by ONE.
A still from Stolen Daughters- Kidnapped by Boko Haram. HBO

HBO premieres film on kidnapped Chibok school girls

A film documentary, “Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram”, a tale of the kidnapped Chibok School Girls, has been released by Home Box Office (HBO), American premium cable and satellite television network.
Michael Emmanuel has emerged winner of the Quramo Writer’s Prize 2018 for his manuscript titled ‘Running Waters’.

Micheal Emmanuel emerges winner of Quramo Writers Prize 2018

Michael Emmanuel has emerged winner of the Quramo Writer’s Prize 2018 for his manuscript titled ‘Running Waters’.
nafest

Port Harcourt bubbles as NAFEST kicks off

The city of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has been thrown into a festive mood as the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) kicks off in the city.
Africa Movie Academy Awards - AMAA

Nollywood’s RMD, Dakore Akande claim top awards at AMAA 2018

Richard Mofe Damijo and Dakore Akande were named best actor and best actress respectively at the 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).
Richard Mofe Damijo

Richard Mofe Damijo, Joke Silva win big at 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards

The 2018 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) which took place in Kigali, Rwanda.
The Author of Africa Rise and Shine, Mr. Jim Ovia speaking at the Africa Rise and Shine book launch in New York

Jim Ovia launches ‘Africa Rise and Shine’ in New York

The Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia recently launched his book, Africa Rise and Shine in New York. This prestigious event happened on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly and had foreign dignitaries and private sector captains of industry in attendance.
stamp collection

How to make a living from stamp collection – collector

A stamp collector, Dr Raphael James, on Wednesday advised Nigerian youths to engage in stamp collection as a way of securing their future.

Gani Adams bemoans government’s failure to support cultural programmes

Gani Adams, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, has expressed his disapproval over the inability of governments across all levels in the country to assist socio-cultural organisations in the country in promoting the country’s culture.
Association of Nigerian Authors ANA

Euphoria as ANA releases 2018 shortlist

In the lead up to the 2018 ANA convention holding from 25th-27th October in Lagos, the panel of judges of the 2018 ANA literary prizes, led by Professor Fashina, has released names of shortlisted writers for different categories.

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Police vows to track down killers of DELSU student

The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.

Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.

Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.

Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".