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The Federal Government has expressed shock and sadness at the death of Veteran Movie Producer, Eddie Ugboma, describing him as a worthy pioneer of today’s burgeoning Nollywood industry.
Nigerian filmmaker Francesca Tilley-Gyado has been selected for the prestigious Short Film Competition at the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival scheduled to be held from 14 to 25 May 2019.
Gbenga Akintunde, a Nollywood actor better known as Burger, has passed on.
The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.
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 celebrities stepped out in their traditional attire for the premiere of EbonyLife’s latest film, ‘Chief Daddy’.
Kunle Afolayan, Nollywood filmmaker, has disclosed that he is working on adapting ‘Matigari’, a novel by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, into a movie.
Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has described the death of ace comedian and actor, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, otherwise known as Baba Sala, as “a loss of world’s most life-enhancing, brilliant and creative comedian”.
A lawyer for Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was sentenced in Cambodia in August to six years in prison on widely decried espionage charges has requested a royal pardon.
Nigerian producer and filmmaker Femi Odugbemi has been formally invited into the voting membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the United States of America.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, promised to ‘suffocate’ delegates to the just-concluded 61st United Nations World Tourism Organisation, UNWTO, Commission for Africa (CAF) conference held in Abuja with the best of Nigerian culture.
A strong indication of both the quality and failure of politics in Nigeria, as the people look forward to the next general elections in 2019, is the manner in which virtually “every” Nigerian believes that he or she is good enough to be President of Nigeria.
Nigerian Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, will travel to Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital, for a series of meetings at the invitation of Laboratorio Contemporary Arts in the frame of the series ‘Meetings from here and elsewhere.’
The Federal Inland Revenue Service ((FIRS) plans to extend Value Added Tax (VAT) to online transactions soon, according to the chairman of the agency, Babatunde Fowler.
Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian who was detained in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking, says she learnt “pure Arabic” and memorised half of the Qur’an during her 124-day stay in prison.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is already planning his assault on next season, claiming his collection of superstars will have to push the 100-point barrier again to keep Liverpool’s clutches off their Premier League title.
Pep Guardiola feels Manchester City's clean sweep of domestic trophies is harder than winning the Champions League but predicted the feat will be achieved again.
Ajax sporting director Marc Overmars has confirmed that Hakim Ziyech will be allowed to leave the club this summer.
Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has revealed that the sum of N649 billion, the final tranche of the Paris Club Refund, is available to be shared by the 36 States of the federation.
Madonna has signed a contract to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, ending uncertainty after calls for her to boycott the event, Israeli public broadcaster KAN said Thursday.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) says the reappointment of Mr Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor by President Muhammadu Buhari, was a confirmation that the President is `agriculture friendly’.
Super Eagles winger Ahmed Musa is in boisterous mood following Al Nassr’s Saudi Arabia Professional Football League win on Thursday.
Bayern Munich midfielder Rafinha has confirmed that he will leave the Bundesliga giants at the end of the season.