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Nollywood veteran Nobert Young, others join hit series, `MTV Shuga’

Long-running pan African television drama series, MTV Shuga, has announced veteran actor, Nobert Young, and television host, Bolanle Olukanni, as part of the cast for its highly anticipated sixth season.

Ramsey Noah makes case for cinemas

Popular Nollywood actor Ramsey Noah has appealed to the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for cinemas to thrive across the country.

Nollywood actor drums support for local fashion

Nollywood actor, Ramsey Noah, has called on Nigerians to appreciate and patronise indigenous fashion designers to move the fashion industry forward.

Africa needs unity to attract int’l community – Mr Ibu

Nollywood actor John Okafor has advised countries to forge a more united African in order to attract the attention of the international community.

Nollywood actor Mr Ibu plans film on xenophobia

Popular Nollywood actor, Mr John Okafor, says he is planning to shoot a movie highlighting the evils of xenophobia.

Why actresses keep quiet about sexual harassment – Monalisa

Nollywood star Monalisa Chinda has said actresses are often quiet about incidents of sexual harassment over the fear of stigmatisation and the resultant effect on their careers.

Nollywood, evidence of Nigeria’s cultural influence in the world – US Senator

Nollywood, the nickname of Nigeria’s movie industry, according to United States Senator from Delaware, Christopher Coons, has the capacity to compete with any other movie industry in the world.

Anambra guber: Yul Edochie emerges DPC gov candidate

Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has won the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC) primary election for the Anambra governorship election.

Alter Ego, 10 Days in Sun City, others to screen in Toronto

Blockbusters ‘Alter Ego’ and ’10 days in Suncity’ are amongst films selected to be screened at the Nollywood Travel Film Festival, Toronto scheduled for Sept 8 to Sept 10.

Actor Madubogwo dies after battle with diabetes

Obi Madubogwo, a Nollywood actor, has died after battling chronic complications of diabetes.

Don lauds AGN for resolving 12 years leadership rift

A don, Mr Obi Okoli, has lauded the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) for resolving the 12 years leadership rift that shook the guild.

Arewa youths withdraw quit notice, say Igbo can stay in North

The Coalition of Northern Groups has withdrawn the quit notice given to the Igbo living in the North to leave before October 1.

Anambra guber: Yul Edochie picks DPC nomination form

Yul Edochie‎, Nollywood actor, has picked up his nomination form to run for the Anambra governorship election on the platform of the Democratic Peoples’ Congress (DPC).

Delta plans daily flight from Nigeria to US

Delta Airlines says it will be launching another three weekly nonstop flights from Lagos to New York-JFK, in addition to its existing four-times a week service to the United States.


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Cleric urges Nigerians to unite, be tolerant of one another

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Renowned Kenyan scholar Patrick Lumumba to speak at 2017 Felabration

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NYSC denies asking corp members to leave Abia

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Lawyer in court for alleged forgery

The police in FCT, Abuja, on Thursday arraigned a lawyer, Clifford Eze, who allegedly forged a landed property document to defraud another man of N1 million.

EFCC hails move to prioritise corruption cases in courts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has commended the move by the Nigerian judiciary to prioritise corruption and financial crime cases brought before it.