Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, a.k.a ‘Charlyboy’, on Wednesday returned to the music stage to thrill fans at the 2019 edition of ‘Nite of a Thousand Laughs’ show in Abuja.
Two Nigerian authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite and Diana Evans, have made the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction final shortlist.
Nigerian debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women’s Prize for Fiction.
Afropop sensation Tosin Ajibade aka Mr Eazi had the crowd swaying to his debut performance at Coachella on Saturday night.
Several Nigerian poets were rewarded for their creativity at the Korea-Nigeria Poetry Feast in Abuja to mark the 100th anniversary of the Korean Independence Movement.
The Court of Appeal in Ibadan on Thursday struck out a motion filed by Sen. Rashidi Ladoja, challenging the powers of Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to gazette and approve “beaded crowns and coronets” to 48 Obas across the state.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, on Wednesday said that the Google originated from the ‘Ifa’ also known as the oracle.
Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and President, Africa region of the world crafts council (WCC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, has been appointed chairman, Africa-China Exchange Society (ACCAES).
The curator, Kwara office of National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Mrs Bimpe Oladele, has called on the public to bring any artefact or report strange discoveries on sites to the Commission.
Black Panther actress Lupita Nyong’o has confirmed the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s acclaimed novel, ‘Americanah’.
The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) will continue to preserve and promote Nigerian arts and culture as part of world heritage.
Nike Davis-Okundaye, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nike Centre for Art and Culture, says that her centres located in Osogbo, Abuja and Lagos have helped to rehabilitate and empowered several street girls in recent years.
Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, has expressed immense joy with culture and tourism activities in Nigeria last year, promising to embark on culture evangelism tour of the 36 states of the federation very soon.
The talented playmaker continues to catch the eye for the Foxes and created 100 chances last season, more than any other player in the Premier League.
Afropop star Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid has become the first African artist to hit eight million monthly streams on Spotify.
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that Stanbic IBTC will reward the top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be giving scholarship worth N15m.
What is generally regarded as Africa’s version of the Olympic Games is officially underway in Rabat, Morocco. The Opening Ceremony of the 12th African Games was held Monday night at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Monday that it was unfortunate an Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar had been allowed to leave.
An Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 33-year-old dismissed soldier, Sunday Awolola, who allegedly taped a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA), be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it is set to transport all Nigerian pilgrims back home, beginning from Aug. 17.
Tanzania on Sunday laid to rest most of the 71 people who died while trying to collect leaking petrol from an overturned fuel tanker that exploded.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to host the Conference of African Telecommunications Regulators on Consumer Affairs (CATCO) in Abuja from August 20 to 22.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 30-year-old man, Shedrach Nwekeagu, for allegedly raping a six-year-old school pupil.