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Tourism has been relegated in Nigeria – Muyiwa Ladipo

In his words, “We are inching towards making Ogun State a place to visit. We have even reconstructed Federal roads and we are not stopping. You will all give us kudos in the years to come.”

Yobe govt to rebuild Birnin Ngazargamu, last headquarters of Kanem Borno Empire

The Yobe Government says it is rebuilding the 15th century Birnin Ngazargamu, the last headquarters of the Kanem Borno Empire under the ‘Mai’ Dynasty, to boost tourism and academic research.

Missing Nigerian painting found in London

A missing painting of a Nigerian princess that attained an almost mythical status after going decades unseen has been discovered in a north London flat.

Kannywood actress Rahama Sadau urges aspiring actors to be focused

Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, has called on aspiring actors and actresses to be focused and believe in their ability to make it to the top in the industry.

Alex Ekubo appeals for budgetary provisions for entertainment industry

Nollywood actor Alex Ekubo has called on the Federal Government to make budgetary provisions for the nation’s entertainment industry to improve quality and attract revenue for the government.

Nigerian photographer Yagazie Emezi wins Getty Images Award

Nigerian documentary photographer, Yagazie Emezi, has been awarded the Inaugural Creative Bursary Award by Getty Images.

List of 2018 Grammy awards winners

Retro R&B star Bruno Mars was the surprise big winner Sunday at the Grammy Awards, with a clean sweep of the top awards including Album, Record and Song of the Year, and six overall.

Nigerian movie producer plans cultural carnival in Scandinavia

Mr Stephen King, a Denmark based Nigerian movie producer and director says a Nigerian Cultural Heritage Carnival will take place in the Scandinavia from May 2 to May 5.

‘The Shape of Water’ leads 2018 Oscars with 13 nominations

Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ is second with eight nominations while Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboard Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ has seven nominations.

Nigeria’s first storey building still standing 171 years after

The first storey building in Nigeria located in Badagry, Lagos State has recorded 9,009 visitors in 2017, Mr Hodonu Daniel, the officer in charge of the site, said on Wednesday.

Get Out and Black-ish win big at NAACP Image Awards

The award which honours people of colour in entertainment and literature as well as individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavours named the director of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay, the Entertainer of the Year.

Saudi Arabia begins screening films after 35 years ban

Saudi Arabia began screening feature-length animated children’s films, at the weekend, in a makeshift theater, after a 35-year-old ban on cinemas was lifted in the conservative Islamic kingdom.

Burkina Faso’s Loango open-air museum attracts tourists

Located about 30 kilometers north-east of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Loango’s open-air museum has become an essential sanctuary for many national and foreign tourists who love granite sculptures.

Davido wins big at Soundcity MVP Awards

The 2017 Edition of Soundcity MVP Awards which held at the Eko Convention Center, Victoria Island, Lagos, ended on Saturday morning.

Nigerian universities lack technology to teach movie productions – Bikiya Graham-Douglas

Bikiya Graham-Douglas, a thespian has said that Nigerian Universities lacked the prerequisite technology to teach and help scale up modern day movie, theatre and cinematography production education in Nigeria.

No fewer than 26 states to participate in Calabar cultural carnival – official

No fewer than 26 states will be participating in the 2017 Calabar carnival, scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Mr Gabe Onah, Chairman of the Carnival Commission has said.

Ali Baba returns with January 1st concert, unveils new TV show

Alibaba’s January 1st concert, a brainchild of the ace comedian, will be held for the fourth year running on the first day of 2018.

Miss Nigeria beauty show defining Nigerian woman – Fidelis Anosike

As Nigerians await the crowing of the new Miss Nigeria, the pageant’s organiser and publisher of The Daily Times of Nigeria, Mr Fidelis Anosike, says he is using the show to define the Nigerian woman.

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Beyonce kicks off LA memorial for Kobe Bryant and daughter

Beyonce kicked off a star-studded memorial ceremony in Los Angeles on Monday for basketball great Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna who died along with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.
This was disclosed by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who presided over the meeting of PEBEC at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.

PEBEC, ICPC collaborate to prosecute corrupt public officials

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
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Senator urges President Buhari to save APC from disintegration

Senator Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Council for New Nigeria initiative (CNNi) says President Muhammadu Buhari will preserve his legacy after leaving office if he saves the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from disintegration.
Opponents to the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) clash with supporters of the CAA, at Bhajanpura area of New Delhi on February 24, 2020 ahead of US President arrival in New Delhi. – Fresh clashes raged in New Delhi in protests over a contentious citizenship law on February 24, hours ahead of a visit to the Indian capital by US President Donald Trump. India has seen weeks of demonstrations and violence since a new citizenship law — that critics say discriminates against Muslims — came into force in December. (Photo by Sajjad HUSSAIN / AFP)

Four killed in India clash ahead of Donald Trump arrival

A policeman was among at least four people killed in New Delhi on Monday during violent clashes over a contentious citizenship law, local media said, hours before US President Donald Trump arrived in the Indian capital for an official visit.

Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.