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Nollywood calls for bundled broadband, local content

Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for government to make bundled broadband internet service widely available in its quest to diversify the economy and boost the emergence of local digital content.

Lagos chamber set to interact with governorship candidates

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that it is set to host yet another edition of private sector interaction with governorship candidates in Lagos State.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), with the new Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (middle) and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (left) during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Head of Service at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday.

Akinwunmi Ambode urges new Head of Service to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy into civil...

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday swore in Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) of the State, with a charge on him to inject fresh ideas, vibrancy and new energy that will take the public service to new heights and make Lagos a globally recognized City-State with a commitment to efficiency, effectiveness, innovation and creativity in service delivery.

Simi, Ahmed Musa, others win at 2018 The Future Awards

Alternative music star Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi, actress, Zainab Balogun, internet comedian, Mark Angel and footballer, Ahmed Musa, won prizes at the 2018 ‘The Future Awards’.

Samson Itodo wins Future Awards Young Person of the Year

The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.
Left, The Future Awards Nominee for on-Air Personality, Awazi Angbalagba; Nominee for Music, Niniola Apata; Nominee for Fashion, Tosin Ogundadegbe; Board of Trustee member, The Future Award Africa, Mrs Osayi Alile and Nominee for on-Air Personality, Tonike Alayande, at The Future Awards Africa 2018 Nominees Reception, at the British Council in Lagos on Wednesday (12/12/18) DAP/NAN.

Simi, Falz, Ahmed Musa headline nominees for 2018 The Future Awards

Hip hop artist Simisola Ogunleye, a.k.a. “Simi’’, ace rapper Folarin Falana (Falz) and Super Eagles Stand-in captain, Ahmed Musa, are among the nominees for the 2018 The Future Awards to be held in Lagos.
Chika Okpala, alias Zebrudaya honoured at Zuma film festival

Chika Okpala, Ali Nuhu, others honoured at Zuma Film Festival

Nigerian veteran comedian Chika Okpala, aka ‘Chief Zebrudaya Okoroigwe Nwogbo alias 4.30’ and Nollywood actor Ali Nuhu have been honoured with the Rock of Fame Award of the Nigerian film industry.
Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).

Burna Boy, Adesua Etomi, Maraji others make 2018 Future Awards list

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).
Liverpool Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp hits out at critics following PSG defeat

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hit back at recent criticism of his side ahead of Sunday’s Merseyside derby against Everton.
Gbenga Olawepo Hashim

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim: I will defeat Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar through ballot revolution

The presidential candidate of Peoples Trust (PT), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has said he would defeat President Muhammadu Buhari and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the February 16, 2019 presidential election through a ballot revolution.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

Yemi Osinbajo: Federal government training over 3,000 youths in 3D animation, screen writing

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government is training over 3,000 young people in 3D and 2D animation, story boarding skills, script writing among others.

NCC weighs pros, cons of Value Added Services on consumers

The Nigerian Communications Commission on Thursday said that the positive impact of Value Added Services on consumers outweighed the negative impact.

Ooni lauds Africa Fashion Week for promoting pride of Nigeria, Africa

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, late on Sunday said that the African Week Fahion Nigeria and London {AFWNL} has continued to promote the pride of Nigeria and African fabrics.

Eric Cantona: Jose Mourinho the wrong man for Manchester United

Jose Mourinho is not the right manager for Manchester United, according to former Red Devils forward Eric Cantona, who believes the club should have appointed Pep Guardiola instead.
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Europe’s news agencies blast Google, Facebook for ‘plundering’ content

Europe’s biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of “plundering” news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media.

Governor Ambode: We’ll continually investment in the economy for youth enablement

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday stated that the present administration would continually invest massively in the economy for the engagement and enablement of the youth across the state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Acting President Osinbajo: MSME to get N10 million collateral-free loans

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government is working towards providing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) a credit facility of N2 million to N10 million without collateral.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

Donald Duke: We must rescue Nigeria from bad leaders

Former Governor of Cross Rivers State, Mr. Donald Duke, has asked Nigerians charged Nigerians to defend their fatherland from those who seek to desecrate it.

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Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has given reasons why he instructed his players not to negotiate for anything other than the three points against the Pirates of Seychelles in Friday’s AFCON qualifier.

Gernot Rohr: Why I instructed Super Eagles to beat Seychelles

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has given reasons why he instructed his players not to negotiate for anything other than the three points against the Pirates of Seychelles in Friday’s AFCON qualifier.
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Fertility app ‘Dot’ found effective as other family planning methods

Results of a first-of-its-kind prospective study with a family planning app find it to be as effective as other modern methods for avoiding an unplanned pregnancy.

Akwa Ibom elections: Police arrest 42 persons for electoral offences

The police in Akwa Ibom said 42 persons have been arrested for electoral offences in the state during the just concluded general elections.
Super Eagles’ Ahmed Musa has criticised the criteria used in the selection of the BBC African Player of the Year nominees and has termed it all politics.

AFCONQ: Nigeria beat Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E

Nigeria’s Super Eagles yesterday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba defeated Seychelles 3-1 to finish top of Group E in their final AFCON 2019 qualifiers.

Police arrest guards over killing of colleague while on duty

A security guard at a bakery on Tunji Adebayo Street, Fagba Bus Stop, Lagos, Stanley Eke, has been murdered on the premises of the firm one week after he was employed.