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Banky W’s wedding, Anambra election dominate Google search

Popular Nigerian singer/songwriter, Oluwabankole Wellington, a.k.a Banky W, and actress Adesua Etomi’s wedding dominated the internet search engine Google this week.

Odion Ighalo, Brown Ideye expected in Kano for match for IDPs

Super Eagles forwards Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye have been named in the team of Africa Legends scheduled to face Kano Pillars Football Club in a charity match on Dec. 14.

Nollywood powerful tool for “soft” diplomacy – Audu Kadiri

Ambassador Audu Kadiri, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) office in Geneva, says Nollywood is fast becoming a very powerful tool for “soft” diplomacy for Nigeria.

Nollywood actress Hilda Dokubo faults Rotimi Amaechi, Nyesom Wike over clashes

Hilda Dokubo has criticised Rotimi Amaechi and Nyesom Wike over their persistent clashes.

Lessons I learnt from women in Nollywood

Before this time, I had read and heard a lot about those innate talents which make collaborations between men and women an essential requirement for the optimal success of any endeavour.

Why my relationship with Silverbird broke down – Blessing Egbe

Blessing Egbe, actress, model and filmmaker, has revealed why she does not see eye-to-eye with Silverbird.

Why I was not at Anambra Debate – Yul Edochie

Nollywood actor turned politician, Yul Edochie, says he did not attend the debate organised on Sunday by Channels TV for candidates of the Anambra governorship election because he was not invited.

I’ll declare my political ambition February 2 – Zeb Ejiro

Popular Nollywood producer, Zeb Ejiro, OON, has announced that he would declare his 2019 political ambition on the 2nd of February, 2018, and it would happen at his home town, Ozoro, in Isoko Local Government Area, Delta State.

I am trying to sue my ex-husband – Tonto Dikeh

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, says she is trying to drag her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, to court.

How I got ex-President Obasanjo to act in my movie – Sam Ajibola

Nollywood producer cum actor, Samuel Ajibola, has revealed how he convinced ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo to ”act” on his coming series.

Nollywood is demonising the Nigerian culture

The Nigerian film industry, popularly called Nollywood, has been a big source of pride since it officially took off in 1992 with the production of Living in Bondage. It has provided wealth, fame and prestige to Nigeria and thousands of Nigerians.

Fed govt committed to developing creative industry – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says it is irrevocably committed to growing the creative industry in view of its importance to the economy.

Professionals urge Africa to invest in dance industry

Professional dancers from Benin Republic have urged African countries to invest more in the industry to earn additional revenue and promote cultural integration and diplomacy.

Switzerland to return $321m Abacha loot – Abubakar Malami

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), announced Thursday that negotiation has been concluded with Switzerland on the return of $321 million recovered from the late Abacha family.

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Allow Ijaw people choose their monarchs – IYC tells Governor Obaseki

The umbrella body of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, has implored the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to let peace reign in the state by allowing the Ijaw people to choose their own traditional rulers just like other locals.

FRSC warns drivers against night journeys during ember months

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Restructuring will guarantee national integration – Senator Uzodinma

The Chairman of Southern Senators Forum, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has expressed optimism that addressing the issue of restructuring will guarantee national integration.

Kano has N9 billion monthly salary bill – Governor Ganduje

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I’m not thinking about transfer window – Riyad Mahrez

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Book launch on Emir Sanusi’s grandfather rakes N70 million

More than N70 million was realised on Saturday in Kano at the launching of a book written on the life of Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I, the grandfather of Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II.

Kano Pillars reclaim Gold Cup with win against Lobi Stars

Four-time NPFL champions Kano Pillars have reclaimed the pre-season Gold Cup Tournament they first won in 2015 after they pipped defending champions Lobi Stars 1-0 today in Ilorin.

Nigerians not the targets of China police raid – envoy

The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to China, Mr. Wale Oloko, says Nigerians are not the targets of the recent Chinese police action on illegal immigrants in Guangzhou, China, as is being circulated in and out of the country.