Ooni lauds Africa Fashion Week for promoting pride of Nigeria, Africa

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, late on Sunday said that the African Week Fahion Nigeria and London {AFWNL} has continued to promote the pride of Nigeria and African fabrics.

Desmond Obiageli: Nollywood needs funds to compete strongly

Desmond Obiageli, a film maker, says Nollywood needs funds to compete with its foreign counterparts.
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Emmy Awards 2018: List of nominees in key categories

Here is a list of the nominees in key categories for the 70th Emmy Awards, which will be handed out in Los Angeles on Monday.

‘Instagram’ holidays get Nigerians travelling

Tourism in Nigeria is nothing if not earned. It takes eight hours by bus to travel the 250 kilometres (155 miles) from Lagos to Idanre on a road strewn with potholes and other obstacles.
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Victoria Beckham takes fashion label to London

A decade after she launched her fashion labe in New York, Victoria Beckham will exhibit at London Fashion Week for the first time on Sunday.
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‘Game of Thrones’ back at Emmys for duel with ‘Handmaid’s Tale’

Hollywood’s A-listers gather on Monday to honour the best in television at the Emmy Awards, with record-breaking fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” back in the competition and once again looking to slay its rivals.
Miss Nigeria Ezinne Akudo

Ezinne Akudo appointed creative director of Miss Nigeria pageant

Ezinne Akudo, 2013 Miss Nigeria, has been appointed as the pageant’s new creative director.
The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the world’s tallest statue to be unveiled in October

India to unveil world’s tallest statue

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the world’s tallest statue next month in western state of Gujarat, officials said.
Bright Okpocha, professionally known as Basketmouth, was named Pan African comedian of the year at the 2018 Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards.

Basketmouth named Pan African comedian of the year

Bright Okpocha, professionally known as Basketmouth, was named Pan African comedian of the year at the 2018 Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards.
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Nigeria must revamp national theatre to boost tourism revenue – Jumia chief

The managing director of Jumia’s hotel and flight booking services, Omolara Adagunodo, has urged the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Information and Culture, to redirect its attention to revamping one of Nigeria’s oldest tourism products - the National Theatre, adding that, it will yield massive revenue for the tourism sector.
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Vivian Zadok: Nigerian Fashion designers set for global exposure

Vivian Zadok, the Coordinator and Founder of Nigeria Fashion Rebirth, says the platform will create jobs for Nigeria’s young population and position the country on the global fashion map.
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Lagos government to showcase Badagry’s tourism potential

The Lagos State Government in collaboration with the African Coconut Heritage Initiatives is set to host the 7th edition of the Coconut Heritage Festival tagged ‘AGUNKEFEST’ in commemoration of the 2018 World Coconut Day as listed in the state’s calendar of cultural events released earlier in the year.
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Jim Ovia’s Africa Rise and Shine now available on Jumia and Konga

The much-awaited book, Africa Rise and Shine by Jim Ovia, the Founder/Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc is now available on  Jumia and Konga.

20 budding actors to compete in Queen of Nollywood reality show

The Nigeria Television Authority (NTA)-Startimes network will be partnering with Nollywood for the broadcast of the Queen of Nollywood reality TV show.
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Academy to train 2,000 in film making

No fewer than 2,000 students are to undergo skill training in acting, script writing, film production and directing.

Art director urges young artists to be original

A veteran artist, Ibe Ananaba, on Wednesday, says young artists and youths must work hard, think deeply and embrace originality for them to make a difference in their endeavours.

AFRIMA jury arrives Nigeria for adjudication of 8,009 entries

The 13-man International Jury of the All Africa Music Awards will arrive Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday ahead of a week-long adjudication process following the closing of entries where 8,009 songs/videos were received for the 5th edition of the annual awards event.
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Kate Henshaw, Dakore Akande, others nominated for 2018 AMAA

The Africa Movie Academy Awards has released the nomination list for 2018.

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Edo government pushes for repatriation of stolen artifacts through EdoFest

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FIFA president Infantino has doubts about La Liga match in Miami

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CAFCC: We can beat Enyimba in Aba – Rayon coach

Rayon Sports head coach, Roberto Oliveira, has warned Enyimba that nothing is decided yet in their CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final tie despite the People’s Elephant securing a vital 0-0 away draw in their first leg encounter in Kigali on Sunday.
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Kemi Adeosun: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny

The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria.

Son jailed for neglecting ageing father

A Chinese court has jailed a man for two years for neglecting his ageing father, an unusually severe sentence for flouting the law obliging offspring to care for elderly parents.