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Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed: People who use music must pay for it

The Federal Government says as the nation heads into year 2020, “the successful commercialisation of the Creative industry” will be its number one priority.
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Minister reveals federal government’s plan for creative industry

The Federal Government says as the nation heads into the year 2020, “the successful commercialisation of the Creative industry” will be its number one priority.
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Federal government mulls commercialisation of creative industry in 2020

The Federal Government says as the nation heads into year 2020, “the successful commercialisation of the Creative industry” will be its number one priority.
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Access Bank lifts creative industry with N20 billion facility

Access Bank Plc has announced the disbursement of N20 billion loans to beneficiaries in the entertainment industry under the Creative Industry Financing Initiative (CIFI) of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The fund, which represents the first tranche of the loans, was made accessible to the borrowers in the sector.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum on Tuesday in Abuja.

Minister unveils agenda for Nigeria’s culture, tourism sector

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Sunday unveiled his agenda to transform the creative, tourism and culture industry into Nigeria’s new oil in the next four years.

Expert task federal government on creative innovation in transport sector

The Founder, National Association of Approved freight Forwarders, Dr. Boniface Aniebonam, has called on the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Ameachi, to explore creative, innovative and digital thinking in shaping transportation policies and actions.

Central bank governor unveils agenda for economy, to recapitalise banks

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Monday unveiled his economic blueprint for the country, promising to recapitalise banks within the next five years to make them contribute significantly to economic growth.
Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

NITDA calls for FutureHack challenge applications

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged interested Information Communication Technology (ICT) start-ups, youths to apply for 2019 edition of FutureHack challenge.
Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after muscians.

Naira Marley: Ibrahim Magu speaks on EFCC’s war against internet fraudsters

Ibrahim Magu, the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said the Commission is not after musicians.

PDP: President Buhari government borrowed N12 trillion in three years

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency borrowed a total of N12.27 trillion within three years and without any significant development project on which the money was invested.
Sahara Group's Temitope Shonubi

Sahara Group urges millennials to embrace innovation in quest for leadership

Sahara Group’s Executive Director, Temitope Shonubi, has advised millennials seeking leadership roles to embrace challenges and break new grounds through innovation, collaboration and an insatiable desire to defy myths and misconceptions.
Bamitale Omole

Former OAU vice-chancellor urges Nigerian youths to move against political alienation

Prof. Bamitale Omole, former Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Monday urged Nigerian youths to move against political alienation as envisaged in the “Not Too Young To Run Law.”
Kanye West shows Donald Trump his mobile phone in the Oval Office

Kanye West says he’s been ‘used’ on politics

Rapper Kanye West, who has been outspoken in his support for President Donald Trump, now says he’s going to focus on his music and fashion after being “used” in the world of politics.
Baba Sala

Bukola Saraki: Baba Sala was a prolific artiste

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has described the late ace comedian, Moses Olaiya a.k.a. Baba Sala, as a prolific artiste who contributed immensely to the development of the nation’s movie industry in particular and arts and culture in general, during his lifetime.
Don Jazzy and D'Banj

D’banj reveals Mo’Hits reunion tour will begin after World Cup

During the radio interview, D’banj also said his CREAM Platform has collaborated with Access and Diamond banks and would soon work with GTBank.

Wizkid, Davido, Falz others make 2018 Forbes Africa under 30 list

Popular Nigerian singers, Davido and Wizkid have made the list of the 2018 Forbes Africa under 30 individuals that are making waves in their industries across the continent.

AFRICMIL partners foundation to tackle corruption

The African Centre for Media and Information Literacy (AFRICMIL) and Akin Fadeyi Foundation (AFF) have announced a partnership aimed at combating corruption in the country.

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FAAN seeks review of service tariffs

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is seeking the review of its service rates and tariff to reflect current economic realities.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF to improve literacy level of Nigerian children through advocacy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday said it would help improve literacy level among Nigerian children in rural areas through sensitisation and advocacy.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.

NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.