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Kagho Akpor

Nigerian actor ‘drowns in swimming pool’

A fast-rising Nollywood screenwriter, actor and director, Kagho Akpor, reportedly drowned in a swimming pool at a popular hotel in Asaba, Delta State, on Tuesday.
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Kannywood is on the brink of collapse – actor

A kannywood actor, Zaharadden Sani, has called on the Nigerian government to urgently look into the Kannywood film industry as it is in the brink of total collapse.

Bill Cosby lectures fellow inmates on parenting, drug use

American stand-up comedian and actor, Bill Cosby, 81, is dishing out parenting, drug use and life advice to his fellow inmates.
Annie Idibia

Annie Idibia loses father to cancer

Annie Idibia, wife of Nigerian music legend c on Wednesday announced the death of her father, Macaulay as a result of an unsuccessful battle with cancer.

Comic actor ‘Mr Ibu’ debunks stroke rumour

The popular Nollywood comic actor, John Okafor, otherwise known as Mr Ibu, has debunked trending social media reports that he has been plagued with stroke.
Alibaba

Ali Baba to share 30 years industry leadership secrets at personal branding masterclass

On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019, ace comedian and leading entertainment industry brand, Ali Baba will be sharing the rudiments on how he has been able to keep his brand relevant through the years.
Eli Waduba Yusuf

America’s Kevin Hart purchases artwork of Kaduna-based artist on Twitter

American comedian and actor Kevin Hart has purchased a pencil drawing of himself from Kaduna-based artist, Eli Waduba on Twitter.

Nollywood calls for bundled broadband, local content

Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for government to make bundled broadband internet service widely available in its quest to diversify the economy and boost the emergence of local digital content.
Kim Porter Sean P. Diddy Combs

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs loses mother of children

Model and actress, Kim Porter, who shares three children with musician and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs, has died at 47.
Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry reveals he’s killing off iconic Madea character

Tyler Perry’s latest movie, Acrimony, starring Taraji P. Henson, was the cause of several Twitter arguments these past few months as Nigerian moviegoers debated the merits of the movie and it’s intricate – if not, emotionally exhausting – plotline.
Baba Sala

Baba Sala: Family announces burial date

His son, a Performing Officer at the National Troupe of Nigeria, Emmanuel Adejumo, popularly called “Boisala’’ told NAN that the family was decided on the date for the burial.
Baba Sala

Ace comedian Baba Sala passes on

Nigeria’s 82-year-old ace comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has passed on.

Falz: I will continue to make controversial music

The “This is Nigeria crooner” who recently won an AMVCA in an interview said that he is currently working on a music album where all the tracks will be as contentious and norm-breaking.
18 Hours

AMVCA 2018: ’18 Hours’ emerges overall best movie

’18 Hours’ has emerged the overall best movie for 2018 at the African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.
Zombie Boy - Rick Genest

Actor found dead in suspected suicide

Actor, Rick Genest, aka “Zombie Boy,” was found dead in his home on Wednesday following what was suspected to be a suicide.
Veteran actor, Segun Akiremi, popularly known as “Kanran”

Veteran actor urges federal government to build theatres to revive stage performance

A veteran actor, Segun Akiremi, popularly known as “Kanran”, on Monday advised the Federal Government to build more theatres across the country to revive stage performance.

Renowned playwright Akinwunmi Isola passes on at 79

One of Nigeria most renowned playwright, screenwriter, poet and actor, Akinwunmi Isola, is dead.

Golden Globes: 10 things you didn’t know you didn’t know

Hollywood’s annual awards season revs up on Sunday as industry A-listers turn out for the 75th Golden Globes.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.