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Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland.

Screen unveils the 2020 Stars of Tomorrow

Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland. Screen International...
The Executive Director of NFVCB, Mr Adebayo Thomas, made the call in an interview on Sunday in Abuja.

Censors board seizes, destroys illicit films worth N3.5 billion in three years

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has seized and destroyed pornographic and other unapproved films and video works worth N3.5 billion in three years.
Famed Egyptian actor Ragaa al-Geddawy died on Sunday after contracting the COVID-19 disease, the actors union said. She was 81.

Top Egyptian actress dies of coronavirus

Famed Egyptian actor Ragaa al-Geddawy died on Sunday after contracting the COVID-19 disease, the actors union said. She was 81.
American actor Geno Silva, who is best remembered as the assassin who killed Tony Montana in Scarface, has died. He was 72.

‘Scarface’ actor Geno Silva dies at 72

American actor Geno Silva, who is best remembered as the assassin who killed Tony Montana in Scarface, has died. He was 72.
Benue state native Susan Peters, said women should be allowed to have two husbands, just like men can marry multiple wives and even side chicks as well so why not.

Susan Peters: Women should have two husbands

Benue state native Susan Peters said women should be allowed to have two husbands, just like men can marry multiple wives and even side chicks as well so why not.
Gay Rwandan gospel singer Albert Nabonibo says he will learn to live with those who reject him. iStock

Thousands call for same sex marriage in China

Legalising same-sex marriage was among the top suggestions made by the Chinese public to lawmakers tasked with amending the civil code, a spokesperson for the top legislative body said.

Cross River governor, NFVCB chief honoured at AIFF 2019

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers and Mr Adedayo Thomas, the Chief Executive, National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) have been honoured for their contributions to the development of the Nigerian movie industry.
Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta for 16 years.

Nollywood: Stakeholders laud organisers of Abuja Film Festival

Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta for 16 years.

Nigeria Cultural Festival set to hold in Denmark

All is set for the first edition of Nigeria Cultural Festival (NICUFES 2019) billed to hold in Copenhagen, Denmark, this September.

MultiChoice adds four Nigerian channels to DStv

NTA News 24, NTA 2, NTA Parliamentary and Pop Central are now available to DStv customers with Premium, Compact +, Compact, Family and Access packages in Nigeria .
Google

Google makes progress in fight against piracy

Google said Wednesday it is making strides in helping internet users legitimately get songs, films and apps while choking off revenue to websites with stolen digital content.
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.

Desmond Obiageli: Nollywood needs funds to compete strongly

Desmond Obiageli, a film maker, says Nollywood needs funds to compete with its foreign counterparts.

Oprah Winfrey to produce shows for Apple

Television personality Oprah Winfrey has agreed to produce shows for Apple as the iPhone maker prepares to make a push into original content.

Lai Muhammed: We will sell our tourism with culture, music

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.

Censors Board seizes films worth N300m, prosecutes 5 suspects

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said it seized uncensored, unclassified and pirated films worth over N300 million and prosecuted five suspected pirates in 2017.

Hanan Buhari’s photo exhibition, a game changer – Lai

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described a Photo Exhibition by Hanan, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, as a “game changer’’ for the creative industry.

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Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the State.

#EndSARS: Kwara assures residents of adequate protection

Kwara State government on Sunday assured residents of protection of their lives and property, following the vandalism that was unleashed on stores in Ilorin by hoodlums masquerading as #EndSARS protesters.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

ASUU chairman reacts as Governor Umahi proscribes unions in Ebonyi university

The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU), Ebonyi State University Chapter, has urged the State government to prioritise University Education to improve the system.
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

#EndSARS: Nigerian youths are bruised; we need their forgiveness – Donald Duke

The former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, has said that the nation can not move forward unless Nigerian youths forgive the leaders.

NECO suspends ongoing examination indefinitely

The National Examinations Council, NECO, announced Sunday, that it has suspended its ongoing internal Senior Secondary Schools Certificate Examinations, SSCE, indefinitely.
The rallies were called Saturday night after PM Prayuth Chan-ocha ignored the protesters’ deadline to step down [Mladen Antonov-AFP]

Protesters gather in Bangkok after premier snubs call to resign

Demonstrators seeking to keep up pressure on the government ahead of Monday’s special parliament session.