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AMVCA: Falz, Rita Dominic, Adesua Etomi, others emerge nominees

Nominees for the 6th annual Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) have been announced. The announcement for the 2018 edition was made on June 30 by Nigerian comedian, Bovi, and Ghanaian actress, Joselyn Dumas, on...

Ali Baba: I escaped death twice in auto crashes

Ace comedian, Ali Baba, on Tuesday said he escaped death by the whiskers twice in car accidents while ‘growing up’ in the entertainment industry.

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape, sexual assault charges

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of rape and sexual assaults.

Governor Akeredolu throws weight behind Laffmattazz Live in Akure

Packaged by ace comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st, the show, which is already sweeping the length and breath of the south west, is now making its next stop in Akure, the capital city of Ondo State on Tuesday June 12, 2018.

Ron Howard: ‘Star Wars’ as big as The Beatles

Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard said Saturday directing a movie in the “Star Wars” universe was as daunting as making his Beatles documentary thanks to the intense fan love.

Black Panther leads MTV Movie and TV Awards’ nominations

“Black Panther,” the breakthrough superhero film that has become one of the highest-grossing motion pictures of all time, on Thursday led nominations for the MTV Movie and TV Awards.

Donald Trump snubs US media dinner, second time in a row

President Donald Trump swapped one Washington for another Saturday, pointedly opting to connect with American “deplorables” in a Michigan town rather than exchange barbs at the “phony” White House correspondents dinner.

Forensic, investigative auditors berate ICAN chief over derogatory comment

Top members of the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigative Auditors in Nigeria (CIFIAN) have described as `unfortunate and a display of ignorance’ statement credited to the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

Teju Babyface, wife welcome twins 6 years after wedding

Comedian, actor and talk show host Olateju Oyelakin, a.k.a Teju Babyface, has been blessed with a set of twins.

Actress protests topless at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial

A topless protester who charged at Bill Cosby as he arrived at his sexual-assault retrial Monday morning has been identified as Nicolle Rochelle, a 39-year-old actress who appeared in four episodes of The Cosby Show.

Bill Cosby paid accuser $3.38m, US sexual assault retrial hears

Disgraced US megastar Bill Cosby paid $3.38 million to a former university employee who accused him of sexual assault, a court heard Monday in a dramatic start to the first such celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

Comedian AY credits his success to Mr Ibu

Popular Nigerian comedian and actor, Ayo Makun aka AY has credited his success in the entertainment industry to comic actor, John Okafor also known as Mr Ibu.

Disgraced Bill Cosby to perform for first time since sex assault charge

Disgraced American entertainer Bill Cosby is to return to the stage for the first time in nearly three years Monday, just months before his scheduled retrial for alleged sexual assault.

You must step on toes of friends, well-wishers to achieve change agenda – Ex-President...

A former President Olusegun Obasanjo has told President Muhammadu Buhari that he must step on toes on friends and well-wishers in order to achieve the desired transformation and change agenda of his administration.

Lagos govt moves against celebrity tax defaulters

The Lagos State Government has begun moves to tackle high-profile tax defaulters in the state and ensure high level of compliance with its tax laws.

Hollywood stars hit Trump over Sheriff Arpaio’s pardon

Hollywood stars have taken to their twitter handles to criticise President Donald Trump following his decision to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio from his criminal contempt conviction late Friday.

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Governor Umahi denies dumping PDP for APC

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has denied decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nigerian troops recapture Yobe town from Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army says its troops had re-occupied Jilli in Yobe and began to spread across the general area after the Boko Haram terrorists group attacked their location in the town on July 14.

Flood: House of Reps urge federal government to declare Auchi ecological disaster area

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to take flooding and gully erosion problem in Auchi, Edo, with utmost seriousness and declare the environment ecological disaster area.
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NECA cautions federal government on loans to avoid negative impact on economy

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to tame its appetite for leverage on loans to avoid negative impact on the economy.
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Don: Nigeria can generate $1 billion from biotechnology

A United States-based Nigerian Professor of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Prof. Diuto Esiobu, has urged Nigerians to embrace biotechnology certification, saying it will boost the economy and generate at least $1bn in the near future.