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Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
MOSCOW - A Moscow court on Friday convicted acclaimed Russian theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov of fraud, in a long-running case that critics have slammed as fabricated.

Russian court finds director Kirill Serebrennikov guilty of fraud

A Moscow court on Friday convicted acclaimed Russian theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov of fraud, in a long-running case that critics have slammed as fabricated.
Sen. Kola Balogun (PDP-Oyo South) has donated a 500KVA transformer to improve power supply in 16 communities of the Ali-Iwo area in Ibadan.

Oyo PDP senator marks first year in office, lists achievements

Sen. Kola Balogun (PDP-Oyo South) has donated a 500KVA transformer to improve power supply in 16 communities of the Ali-Iwo area in Ibadan.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Nigeria grants two-month licence fee waiver to broadcast stations

The Federal Government has granted a two-month licence fee waiver for terrestrial broadcast stations in the country as part of measures to cushion the effect of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the broadcast industry.
Harvey Weinstein has been taken to hospital after being convicted of sexual assault and rape.

Los Angeles adds new sexual battery count against jailed Harvey Weinstein

The district attorney’s office said the charge was filed over allegations the former movie mogul sexually assaulted a woman at a Beverly Hills hotel in May 2010. The woman was initially interviewed by detectives as a corroborating witness but recently provided details showing her alleged assault occurred within the 10-year statute of limitations.
People walk inside the Yaba Mainland hospital compound where Covid-19 patients are being treated in Lagos, Nigeria, in February. AP

Six more patients recover from coronavirus in Nigeria

Nigeria is set to release six coronavirus patients after they fully recovered from the infection. All six persons are in Lagos State, the hardest hit by the disease. It will bring to eight the total number of recoveries.
The chairman of PEFTI Film Institute, Wale Adenuga, has described the film industry in Nigeria as the only industry that is not coordinated, saying things are not going on well with the sector.

Wale Adenuga: All is not well with Nollywood

The chairman of PEFTI Film Institute, Wale Adenuga, has described the film industry in Nigeria as the only industry that is not coordinated, saying things are not going on well with the sector.

Nigeria backs N1.1 billion film, documentary on 1914

The Federal Government has thrown its weight behind the educational film and documentary on Nigeria, it was learnt.
Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria approves N7 billion to support creative industry

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government through Bank of Industry (BoI) has approved facility of about seven billion naira under its creative industry group.

Lagos monarch urges government to empower community leaders

Irked by the neglect of traditional rulers in the country by government, a monarch, Chief Musbau Amole Jinadu, Baale of Agoro, Okobaba, Mainland Local Government Area of Lagos, has called for a change, maintaining that “governance originated from the royal institution.”
The Jonas brothers – Teen choice 2019

List of Teen Choice Award winners

August 11, 2019 was a big eventful day as The Teen Choice Awards 2019 took place at Hermosa Beach California, amidst fans and celebrities worldwide.

Copyrights commission to intensify anti-piracy fight

The governing board of the Nigerian Copyrights Commission (NCC) has reiterated its commitment to tackle issues that threaten to cripple anti-piracy activities of the Commission.
Senator Philip Aduda

Senator Aduda empowers 100 youths in film production

Senator Philip Aduda representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has empowered 100 youths in film and video production in Abuja.

MultiChoice partners New York Film Academy

Pay television firm MultiChoice has announced a partnership between its flagship initiative, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF), and the New York Film Academy College of Visual and Performing Arts (NYFA), a world-renowned visual and performing arts school.
Mohamed Salah with Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah joins stars at Time 100 Gala in New York

Mohamed Salah joined Hollywood stars and political heavyweights for the Time 100 Gala in New York after he was named one of the world's most influential people by the US magazine.
Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

NYSC tasks Nigerians on patronising ‘Made-in-Nigeria’ products

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has urged Nigerians to patronise ‘Made in Nigeria’ products in order to encourage local production of goods and services.

African filmmakers to market films at 2019 Cannes Film Festival

African filmmakers, artistes and distributors will get a section to market their films at the 2019 edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) in France.

Golden Globes 2019: Black Panther, A Star Is Born, others make nomination list

Here are the nominees in key categories for the 76th Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out today in Beverly Hills.

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PFN calls for peace, level playing field in Edo, Ondo polls

Dr Felix Omobude, National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has urged the federal government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure level playing fields during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo state polls.

Cross River council boss urges CFTZ management to tap Bakassi’s aquatic resources

The Chairman, Bakassi Local Government Area, Mr Iyadim Amboni Iyadim, says the Bakassi aquatic littoral resources have economic values to boost manufacturing and export at the Calabar Free Trade Zone (CFTZ).

Court strikes out suit against sovereign wealth authority, chief

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out a suit praying for an order suspending the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, Uche Orji, and an order for a forensic audit of the organisation’s accounts from inception.
New Napoli signing Victor Osimhen has opened up about his time at German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg.

Victor Osimhen apologises for outburst on journalists

The Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, has apologised for his outburst over the weekend when he described Nigerian journalists as “copy and paste.”
The former England international (left) came before a Magistrate who cautioned her in Barbados

Eniola Aluko picked, reprimanded, released for breaching coronavirus rules in Barbados

Nigeria born former England international Eni Aluko was handed strict warning in Barbados following a breach of her coronavirus quarantine.