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Nollywood, evidence of Nigeria’s cultural influence in the world – US Senator

Nollywood, the nickname of Nigeria’s movie industry, according to United States Senator from Delaware, Christopher Coons, has the capacity to compete with any other movie industry in the world.

Chibok girls inspire first Nigerian superhero comic published by Marvel

U.S. comic book publisher Marvel has launched the first superhero comic set in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos and inspired by the adoption of the Chibok girls in 2014.

New York fashion kicks off with millennials on the mind

New York turns fashion hub of the world for a week starting Thursday, as top designers do battle for the hearts and minds of millennials in a social-media whirlwind of models and celebrities.

Expo will re-position arts, culture in Africa – Runsewe

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), said the 10th African Arts and Crafts (AFAC) expo, will re-position the arts and culture sector in the continent.

Hanan Buhari’s photo exhibition, a game changer – Lai

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described a Photo Exhibition by Hanan, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, as a “game changer’’ for the creative industry.

Don lauds AGN for resolving 12 years leadership rift

A don, Mr Obi Okoli, has lauded the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) for resolving the 12 years leadership rift that shook the guild.

Museum curator seeks media collaboration

The Curator, National Museum and Monuments in Kaduna, Malam Abdul Gimba, has urged the media to promote activities of the commission to enhance patronage.

Girl meets boy: Taiwan’s tribal matchmaking festival

As night falls on a square in the village of Matai'an, young women cast critical eyes over a dancing circle of men in embroidered skirts and feathered head dresses as part of an ancient match-making ritual.

Tonto Dike, others hold audition for youths talent hunt show

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh and other celebrities on Friday took part in the audition for the talent hunt show Unleash Your Talent 2017, with over 200 youths in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Minister inaugurates anti-piracy committee

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated the Anti-Piracy Committee, charged with working out the modalities to tackle the piracy of creative works in the country.

Akwa Ibom rep crowned Miss Nigeria USA 2017

Idara Inokon, Miss Nigeria USA contestant representing Akwa Ibom, has emerged winner of Miss Nigeria USA 2017 beauty pageant held on Saturday night into early Sunday morning in New York.

Exhibition: Fashola, Lagos monarch recommend preservation of pictures

Vivian Nwobi and Kehinde Yusuf on Saturday emerged winners of the maiden edition of “The Fashola Photographic Foundation Exhibition’’ which held at City Hall in Lagos.

Amosun pledges support for creative arts, entertainment practitioners

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has assured creative arts and entertainment practitioners of his administration’s support, adding that it would tap into the potentials in the various sectors of the economy, in line with the diversification drive.

Etisalat Prize for Literature rebrands to 9mobile Prize for Literature

Following the successful launch of its new brand identity, Nigeria’s most innovative telecommunications company, 9mobile, has equally changed the name of its pan-African literary prize to 9mobile Prize for Literature.

Invisible Borders at Photography Museum

The tendency among photographers and artists to join forces has grown over recent years, in all kinds of places around the globe.

Artist creates wrecked Mercedes-benz with 12,000 mirrors

Constructed with nearly 12,000 individual pieces of reflective stainless steel, New York-based artist Jordan Griska creates an incredible model of a Mercedes-Benz S550.

London-based illustrator captures history and culture of this ethnic group

Hausa People, a book by London-based graphic designer Osheyi Adebayo, is a unique compilation on everything and anything Hausa.

The German cultural centre in Nigeria welcomes new director

Goethe-Institut Lagos, the German cultural centre in Nigeria, welcomes a new director, Friederike Möschel, to its Lagos City Hall offices.

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Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
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INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
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Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.