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Olufunso Amosun charges finalists of Queen Moremi beauty pageant to be optimistic, focused

The wife of the governor of Ogun, Mrs Olufunso Amosu, has charged the finalists for the 2018 Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA) beauty pageant to be optimistic and face their task cheerfully.
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Nigeria’s Davido wins AFRIMA artist of the year

Nigeria's Davido took home the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) trophy for artist of the year, leading a strong showing for the West African powerhouse famous for its roster of Afrobeats stars.
Chief Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General (DG) for the National Council for Arts and Crafts (NCAC), said International Arts and Crafts Expo has created a platform for local artists to network internationally.

Olusegun Runsewe: NCAC has created platform for local artists to network internationally

Chief Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General (DG) for the National Council for Arts and Crafts (NCAC), said International Arts and Crafts Expo has created a platform for local artists to network internationally.

Entrepreneur sets up center for past Nigerian leaders

An Entrepreneur in entertainment industry, Mr Gandi Obiefule, has set up a centre with colonial art works and pictures, to reminiscence historical leaders, especially those from the South-East.
Watch this space for the Zenith Bank Light Up Ceremony giveaway.

Zenith Bank Light Up ceremony giveaway

Watch this space for the Zenith Bank Light Up Ceremony giveaway.

30 contestants selected for Queen Moremi beauty pageant

Thirty contestants have been selected out of 400 ladies, who applied to contest in the 2018 edition of the Queen Moremi Ajasoro Beauty Pageant, the organisers announced on Tuesday.

Curator tells federal government to revive national museums

Mr Raphael James, a private Curator, on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to revive all national museums across the country to attract local and international tourists.

Ooni of Ife to celebrate Moremi in Lagos to empower women

In an effort to empower women against oppression, the Ooni of Ife has initiated a musical drama to propagate African woman’s values of courage and strength as demonstrated by Queen Moremi Ajasoro.
Mohamed Salah statue

Mo Salah statue in Egypt criticised for poor resemblance

A bronze statue of Mohamed Salah unveiled on Monday at an international youth gathering in Egypt has been criticised for its poor resemblance to the Liverpool striker.
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.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

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.
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.

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.
Adams Oshiomhole

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.