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Kunle Afolayan decries segregation in filmmaking in Africa

Kunle Afolanya, veteran Nigerian filmmaker says there is so much segregation in filmmaking between the Francophone and Anglophone countries in Africa.

Nigeria’s Tijani Bande declares for UNGA presidency

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has formally declared his intention to vie for the presidency of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA).

African filmmakers to market films at 2019 Cannes Film Festival

African filmmakers, artistes and distributors will get a section to market their films at the 2019 edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) in France.
Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu

Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu appointed TEF chief executive officer

The Board of Trustees of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) recently announced the appointment of Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu as Chief Executive Officer.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said that it would clamp down on motorists with either fake or expired driver’s licence

FRSC targets zero road crashes during Yuletide travels

The Federal Road Safety Corps has launched ‘Operation Zero Tolerance’ targeted at ensuring crash-free road travels by Nigerians during the Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Nigeria signs code of conduct to actively fight terror

Nigeria has signed a Code of Conduct, aimed at joining efforts by the global community to actively engage in the fight against terror in all its forms.

Supreme Court delivers 297 judgments in 2017/18 legal year

Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), disclosed this on Monday in an address at the special session to mark the commencement of the 2018/2019 Legal Year in Abuja.
Nigeria Prize for Literature

Board shortlists three books for The Nigeria Prize for Literature

The Advisory Board for The Nigeria Prize for Literature has approved a final shortlist of three books out of the longlist of 11 released in July 2018.

2019: Christian leaders reject President Buhari’s second term bid

A religious group United Christian Leaders Eagle Eye Forum (UCLEEF) has rejected calls in some quarters especially from the Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), urging President Muhammadu Buhari to run for a second term.

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Nigeria Police

Police arrest housewife for allegedly pouring hot water on husband

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.

House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter vindicates our stance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.

Jacob Zuma: Gupta influence fiction

Former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has denied that the Gupta family had any influence in the appointment of his Cabinet ministers.