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Nigeria, Ghana and 52 other partners are collaborating with United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its multi-city tourism walk show, tagged ‘Dubai Tourism’, across major cities in West Africa.
Without a doubt, one of the common themes in Nollywood is money rituals. While such stories could be entertaining, especially with the mystical manipulations embedded in them, Minister of Works and Housing and former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, during the week asked moviemakers to stop telling such stories, because, according to him, money ritual is a myth.
No one will be assigned to host the 2020 Oscar event on Sunday night after 2019’s host-free experiment merited a rating spike.
The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says it has started preliminary work on the review of the remuneration of political office holders.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged investors to take advantage of the burgeoning opportunities in the nation’s Creative Industry, which he described as the fastest growing sector of the nation’s economy, in terms of business opportunities, employment, earnings and entertainment.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Creative Industry is the fastest growing sector of the Nigerian economy in terms of business opportunities, employment generation, earnings as well as entertainment.
The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said his administration will commit N6 billion for the execution of development programmes across the 24 constituencies in Edo State.
The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Thursday denied that the government was behind the popular musical concert that featured pop star, Wizkid, in Ilorin, adding however that the event was a welcome development and could be a springboard to promote entertainment and get local talents hooked to other talents from outside the state.
YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.
A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein’s request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges, ahead of the former Hollywood producer’s trial in January.
The parent company of Premier League champions Manchester City has been given a global record sports valuation of £3.73 billion ($4.8 billion) after US equity firm Silver Lake acquired just over 10 per cent of the company on Wednesday.
American rapper Cardi B has released an official video confirming her trip to Lagos for the maiden edition of the Livespot X Festival billed for December 7, 2019, in Lagos.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture says plans are on ground by the Federal Government to launch National Policy on Culture, Tourism and finalise work on Motion Picture Council of Nigeria and others.
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.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, have agreed to set up a committee to address the issue compensation to victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, it was learnt on Thursday.
Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
The League Management Company (LMC) has fined Abia Warriors the sum of N5m for the match violence that disrupted the Nigeria Professional Football League match-day 20 fixture against Enyimba in Umuahia.
The Nigeria Correctional Services has beefed up security in the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja, which is housing high-profile convicts, including former Abia State governor Orji Uzor Kalu, and former Plateau State governor, Joshua Dariye. \
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin AbayomiAkin Abayomi, has declared that the outcome of investigation and laboratory test conducted on a suspected COVID-19 patient shows negative.
Former Barcelona, Chelsea, Inter Milan and African footballer of the year, Samuel Eto’o Fils has disclosed the major reason for his undying love for Nigeria.
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday further adjourned till March 12 further proceedings in the N450m fraud trial of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Dele Belgore, and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman.
The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has warned prospective corps members to be wary of fraudsters posting adverts on social media assuring them of favorable postings.
China’s top legislative committee on Monday began deliberating a proposal to ban all trade and consumption of wild animals, a practice believed responsible for the country’s deadly coronavirus outbreak.
A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.
The quarterly report released by the National Bureau Statistics, NBS, on Monday indicates that Nigeria exceeded its GDP projection for 2019 fiscal year.
South Korea aims to test over 200,000 members of a church at the centre of a surge in coronavirus cases, as countries step up efforts to stop a pandemic of the virus.