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‘The Milkmaid’ was voted by seven of nine voting-NOSC members. NOSC stated that three members were considered ineligible, due to their affiliation with some of the films in competition, in line with the Academy’s rules.

Nigeria submits Boko Haram-inspired movie ‘The Milkmaid’ for Oscars

The Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC) has picked ‘The Milkmaid’ as the country’s submission to the International Feature Film category of the 2021 Oscars.
Nollywood actress, Joke Lawal, says female actresses are being viewed as prostitutes by many Nigerians, adding that this disturbing trend is gravely affecting the local film industry and has to change when she gets a chance.

Many Nigerians see actresses as prostitutes – Joke Lawal

Nollywood actress, Joke Lawal, says female actresses are being viewed as prostitutes by many Nigerians, adding that this disturbing trend is gravely affecting the local film industry and has to change when she gets a chance.
Nollywood actress and director, Funke Akindele-Bello, has emphasized the importance of true friendship following her disclosure that her friend, Bimbo Thomas, risked her life to save hers when armed robbers raided their hotel in Lagos.

Funke Akindele-Bello recounts encounter with armed robbers

Nollywood actress and director, Funke Akindele-Bello, has emphasized the importance of true friendship following her disclosure that her friend, Bimbo Thomas, risked her life to save hers when armed robbers raided their hotel in Lagos about nine years ago.
Nollywood actress, Somkele Idhalama, has spoken about her son’s cancer diagnosis revealing how he beat the deadly disease.

Nollywood actress explains how son became cancer-free after earlier diagnosis

Nollywood actress, Somkele Idhalama, has spoken about her son’s cancer diagnosis revealing how he beat the deadly disease.
Nollywood actress, Linda Osifo, has revealed she nearly had surgery to remove her facial tribal marks.

Why I almost had surgery to remove tribal marks – Nollywood actress

Nollywood actress, Linda Osifo, has revealed she nearly had surgery to remove her facial tribal marks.
Activist and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Aisha Yesufu has been listed amongst the BBC’s 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world.

Aisha Yesufu makes BBC’s 100 Most Influential Women list of 2020

Activist and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Aisha Yesufu, has been listed amongst the BBC’s 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world.
I Alice Iyabo Ojo, will never support, campaign or vote for any APC or PDP member ever again in my life even if you are my family or friend, we need a New Nigeria Flag of Nigeria, we need to stop recycling Universal recycling symbol.

Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo loses mum

Nollywood actress and entrepreneur, Iyabo Ojo, has lost her mother.
Empire Star Taraji P. Henson will host the American Music Awards on Sunday.

Taraji P. Henson to host American music awards

"I'm trying to bring a bit of my musical theater training, my comedic chops, just a hodgepodge of my talent. You know, I sing, I dance, I did study musical theater at Howard University. So whenever I have shows like this, I like to remind people that I'm more than just 'Cookie' or a dramatic actress", she said.
Nollywood power couple, Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary. The multiple award-winning actress took to her verified Instagram account to thank God for the years she has spent with her sweetheart.

Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva celebrate 35th wedding anniversary

Nollywood power couple, Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary. The multiple award-winning actress took to her verified Instagram account to thank God for the years she has spent with her sweetheart.
Popular Hollywood actor, Jason Momoa, famed for his role in Game of Thrones, Justice League and Aquaman, has revealed that he was completely in debt after his role in HBO’s hit series, Game of Thrones.

Jason Momoa: I was completely in debt after Game of Thrones

Popular Hollywood actor, Jason Momoa, famed for his role in Game of Thrones, Justice League and Aquaman, has revealed that he was completely in debt after his role in HBO’s hit series, Game of Thrones.

AGN appoints Sam Dede head of disciplinary committee

The Actors Guild of Nigeria has appointed veteran Nollywood actor, Sam Dede, as the Chairman of its Disciplinary-Committee. The guild’s Director of Communications, Monalisa Chinda-Coker, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.
Kannywood top actresses, Rahama Sadau and Fati Washa, were some of the winners from the Hausa movie industry on Saturday at the 23 Africa Films Award 2019 in London.

Kannywood actress denies arrest over ‘racy’ photos

“I haven’t received any police invitation or court trial. I’m reiterating this to well-wishers that I’m SAFE and FINE and I have never received any legal trial for whatever reason. To those trying to bank on this issue to create an unrest, Please give it a rest..!!!
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, to investigate Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, who caused a controversy earlier in the week for posting a photo of herself on social media wearing a backless dress and not covering her hair in contravention of Islamic canons.

Police probe actress for posting ‘indecent’ photo on social media

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, to investigate Kannywood actress, Rahma Sadau, who caused a controversy earlier in the week for posting a photo of herself on social media wearing a backless dress and not covering her hair in contravention of Islamic canons.
A popular Nigerian filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, screened his latest movie, ‘Citation’, at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos, over the weekend.

Kunle Afolayan screens ‘Citation’ in Lagos

A popular Nigerian filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, screened his latest movie, ‘Citation’, at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos, over the weekend.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Family of slain student petitions judicial panel, demands N50 million compensation

The family of Ibrahim Momodu, an undergraduate of the University of Benin, allegedly killed on May 27, 2013, has petitioned the Edo Judicial Panel of Inquiry on extra-judicial killings by police, calling for justice.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.

Lekki shooting: No government can lure me with money – Omotola

Veteran Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has reacted to allegations that she was bribed after she questioned the Lekki Toll Gate shootings.
Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux has detailed a three-prong contingency plan should next year’s festival, due to run May 11–22, be forced to delay due to ongoing uncertainty around COVID-19.

Cannes Film Festival sets three virus contingency plans for 2021

Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux has detailed a three-prong contingency plan should next year’s festival, due to run May 11–22, be forced to delay due to ongoing uncertainty around COVID-19.
I Alice Iyabo Ojo, will never support, campaign or vote for any APC or PDP member ever again in my life even if you are my family or friend, we need a New Nigeria Flag of Nigeria, we need to stop recycling Universal recycling symbol.

Iyabo Ojo: I will never support, campaign or vote for APC , PDP again

In the wake of the recent happenings in the country, popular Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, has vowed to never support, campaign or vote any member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) or its opposition, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) again. Both parties are the major contemporary political parties in Nigeria.

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Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

No official data of persons living with disability – minister

The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
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Lagos bye-election: APC, PDP bicker over ‘vote buying’

Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
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Borno holds bye-election for state assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
Former Chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Stephen Odey, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Cross River North Senatorial By-election scheduled for October 31, 2020.

Cross River bye-election: Court affirms Stephen Odey as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the National Water Resources Bill as another Ruga aimed at creating grazing areas for herdsmen along shorelines.

Governor Ortom: Nigeria leaders have abandoned path of truth

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.