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Netflix to promote Nigeria’s creative industry on the global stage

World’s leading streaming entertainment service provider, Netflix, has expressed commitment to partner with talented Nigerian practitioners in the creative industry to showcase their stories on the global stage.
Co-author of popular early learners English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Ajibola Ogundipe, has died at the age of 92.

President Buhari mourns Nigerian author Phoebean Ogundipe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday mourned the death of a foremost Nigerian educationist and author, Phoebean Ogundipe.
Co-author of popular early learners English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Ajibola Ogundipe, has died at the age of 92.

English handbook author Ajibola Ogundipe passes on at 92

Co-author of popular early learners English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Ajibola Ogundipe, has died at the age of 92.
King Sunny Ade (KSA), said he bought his first guitar when he was 16 years old with personal savings and hid the instrument from his family who did not want him to go into music.

King Sunny Ade: How I bought my first guitar at 16

King Sunny Ade (KSA), said he bought his first guitar when he was 16 years old with personal savings and hid the instrument from his family who did not want him to go into music.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: Western civilization destroying African culture of respect to elderly

George Akume presented the president’s speech on Monday at the conference on the rights of older people hosted by ECOWAS parliament in collaboration with Human and People’s Rights.
Adebayo Salami aka Oga Bello

Oga Bello: It’s time to bring back Cinema culture

Veteran actor Adebayo Salami, known as Oga Bello, who recently launched the series, ‘Alagbara,’ said the purpose is to bring back the cinema culture which began at National Theatre years back.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari challenges African youths to champion anti-corruption war

President Muhammadu Buhari challenges African youths to champion fight against corruption, saying their involvement is critical to winning anti-graft crusade in the continent
Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, his wife and immediate past President of Ghana, John Mahama. [ThePledge]

Ooni hosts Ghana’s John Mahama in Ile Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has said that the African continent remains one big family, despite the boundaries between her countries and communities.
Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Adichie: What I find disgusting about bride price

Chimamanda Adichie, an award-winning Nigerian author, says she finds the idea of bride price “disgusting” because it has been commercialised in most cultures.
Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos and France's Emmanuel Macron

President Macron: Afrika Shrine represents culture, strength, music of the continent

President of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, on Tuesday night, made a historic visit to the Afrika Shrine, home of the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, describing it as ‘an iconic centre for the propagation of African culture, strength and music’.
Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos and France's Emmanuel Macron

Femi Kuti, Yemi Alade, others thrill Macron, guests at Afrika Shrine

Femi Kuti, Afrobeat musician and son of music legend Fela Kuti, thrilled French President Emmanuel Macron and guests alongside dancehall singer Yemi Alade at the New Afrika Shrine on Tuesday.
Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos and France's Emmanuel Macron

Fela Kuti’s memories flood Twitter as French president’s visits New Afrika Shrine

Some Nigerians have taken to Twitter to share fond memories of Afrobeat legend, late Fela Anikulapo Kuti following the historic visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to the New Afrika Shrine.
Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos and France's Emmanuel Macron

President Macron: Why I visited Afrika Shrine

Macron who recalled his days in Nigeria about 15 years ago, noted that it was an emotional come-back, especially as he never imagined he would return to Abuja one day as President of France.
President Buhari receives in audience President Emmanuel Macron of France in State House on 3rd July 2018

Emmanuel Macron urges Nigerian youths to join politics

French President Emmanuel Macron has urged Nigerian youths to get involved with politics to change the narrative of the country.
Femi Kuti

Yemi Alade, Femi Kuti to perform as Macron visits Afrika Shrine

Yemi Alade and Femi Kuti will perform on Tuesday when French President Emmanuel Macron pays a visit to the New Afrika Shrine.
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Adekunle Gold celebrates African royalty in sold out London show

Alternative Afropop singer Adekunle Gold celebrated rich African culture in his sold out solo concert at the Indigo O2 in London.

Cartoonist Josy Ajiboye wants federal government to develop animation in tertiary institutions

Renowned master cartoonist Josy Ajiboye on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to create a department of cartoon and comic arts in tertiary institutions to grow the nation’s animation industry.

Segun Runsewe: Nigeria’s soul of African culture

THE Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, has expressed Nigeria’s readiness to tap from the knowledge and expertise of China in developing Nigeria’s Arts and Culture sector.

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NITDA rolls out policies to retain 100,000 jobs, creates 30,000 jobs

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Maid arraigned for allegedly stealing jewellery worth N3 million

The police on Friday arraigned a house maid, Valerie Okwor, in a Grade I Area Court Nyanya, Abuja, for allegedly stealing gold jewellery worth N3 million.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he is making efforts to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang “happy” with clouds still hanging over his future.

Mikel Arteta confident Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will sign new contract

The Gunners skipper has been hotly tipped with a move away from the Emirates as he enters the final 12 months of his contract, but Arteta feels that there still is a long-term future for the Gabon international at the club.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest ‘rapist’ of 8-year old girl in Bayelsa

The yet to be identified man accused of defiling an 8-year old being carried by cops to the Police Command, Yenagoa.