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Soundcity MVP: Burma Boy wins African Artiste of the Year

Afro-fusion star, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has clinched the most wins at the 2019 Soundcity MVP Awards, taking home four plaques including ‘African Artiste of the Year’.

Golden Globes 2019: Black Panther, A Star Is Born, others make nomination list

Here are the nominees in key categories for the 76th Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out today in Beverly Hills.
Burna Boy

Full list of winners at the 2019 SOUNDCITY MVP awards

One of the biggest awards in Africa, the Soundcity MVP Awards (3rd Edition), was held Saturday night at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos. One of the biggest awards in Africa, the Soundcity MVP Awards (3rd Edition), was held Saturday night at the Eko Convention Centre in Lagos.
A still from the video for Apeshit, featuring the Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon and the Coronation of Empress Joséphine (1804), by Jacques-Louis David. Youtube

Beyonce helps Paris Louvre attract record visitor numbers

The world’s most popular museum, the Paris Louvre, received over 10 million visitors in 2018, a record which it partly attributed Thursday to a Beyonce video shot against the backdrop of the Mona Lisa and other famous works.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome announces ‘Year of Lights,’ Future Africa Leader Award winner chosen

Last night’s annual New Years’ Eve service at the LoveWorld Convocation Arena hosted by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome was everything we expected and more. The Future Africa Leader Award Winner (FALA) ceremony shone bright on the future of youth in Africa. From several special guest appearances to stunning performances, the Year of Lights is sure to be spectacular.
Peppa Pig

China to mark year of the pig with ‘Peppa Pig’ movie

China is set to mark the Year of the Pig with a film starring “Peppa Pig,” despite a backlash against the popular British cartoon character earlier this year.
Benedict Ayade

Ben Ayade: Calabar Carnival will tell Africa’s true story

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Benedict Ayade, yesterday, in an interview with newsmen at the Carnival Calabar Cultural Festival said that the 2018 Calabar Carnival will not only help in telling Africa’s true story but will also show that the continent has come of age.
Congo's Dorcas Kasinde

Miss Congo wins Miss Africa beauty pageant, gets $35,000, SUV

Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde, has won the 2018 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant hosted by the Cross River Government.
Discover Gidi

40 American millennials embark on trip to ‘discover Nigeria’

A group of 40 American millennials has embarked on a trip to Nigeria to experience first-hand, the limitless opportunities of the country.
One Lagos Fiesta at the Agege Stadium

2018 One Lagos Fiesta begins

The 2018 edition of the ‘One Lagos Fiesta’, OLF, organised by the Lagos State Government commenced in the five divisions of Lagos on Monday, December 24, 2018.

Simi, Ahmed Musa, others win at 2018 The Future Awards

Alternative music star Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi, actress, Zainab Balogun, internet comedian, Mark Angel and footballer, Ahmed Musa, won prizes at the 2018 ‘The Future Awards’.
Apple will produce a new animated series starring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, created by the late American cartoonist Charles Schulz, for its video platform, a source close to the deal said Friday, confirming press reports.

Apple to roll out new Snoopy and Peanuts cartoon series

Apple will produce a new animated series starring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, created by the late American cartoonist Charles Schulz, for its video platform, a source close to the deal said Friday, confirming press reports.
Left, The Future Awards Nominee for on-Air Personality, Awazi Angbalagba; Nominee for Music, Niniola Apata; Nominee for Fashion, Tosin Ogundadegbe; Board of Trustee member, The Future Award Africa, Mrs Osayi Alile and Nominee for on-Air Personality, Tonike Alayande, at The Future Awards Africa 2018 Nominees Reception, at the British Council in Lagos on Wednesday (12/12/18) DAP/NAN.

Simi, Falz, Ahmed Musa headline nominees for 2018 The Future Awards

Hip hop artist Simisola Ogunleye, a.k.a. “Simi’’, ace rapper Folarin Falana (Falz) and Super Eagles Stand-in captain, Ahmed Musa, are among the nominees for the 2018 The Future Awards to be held in Lagos.
Harriet Anena with Wole Soyinka

Ugandan’s Harriet Anena, Nigeria’s Tanure Ojaide win 2018 Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature

Uganda’s Harriet Anena and Nigeria’s Professor Tanure Ojaide emerge joint winners of the 2018 Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa

Cross River government invites presidential candidates to Calabar Carnival

Cross River government invites all presidential candidates of political parties for 2019 general elections to take a week-long vacation from campaigns and participate in 2018 Calabar Carnival
Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon (right) reacts as she is crowned the 68th Miss World by Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar in Sanya, on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on December 8, 2018. (AFP Photo)

Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon emerges Miss World

A Mexican model and volunteer was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event on the tropical Chinese island of Hainan on Saturday.
Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart to host the Oscars

Comedian Kevin Hart, who has long said that he would like to one day host the Academy Awards, will serve as M.C. for the 91st Oscars ceremony on Feb. 24.
Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).

Burna Boy, Adesua Etomi, Maraji others make 2018 Future Awards list

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).

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