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Netflix to promote Nigeria’s creative industry on the global stage

World’s leading streaming entertainment service provider, Netflix, has expressed commitment to partner with talented Nigerian practitioners in the creative industry to showcase their stories on the global stage.

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.
As the world observe Adoption Day, the Vice President of The Halal Children’s Home, Mrs. Ramatu Abubakar, has called for a legal framework to encourage fostering of orphans and vulnerable young persons in the society to promote nation building.

World Adoption Day: NGOs advocates legal-framework on fostering children in Nigeria

As the world observe Adoption Day, the Vice President of The Halal Children’s Home, Mrs. Ramatu Abubakar, has called for a legal framework to encourage fostering of orphans and vulnerable young persons in the society to promote nation building.
Mrs Ramatu Abubakar, the Vice President of the organisation, the Halal Children’s Home made the appeal in an interview with newsmen on the sideline of the 2019 World Adoption Day in Abuja.

World Adoption Day: Nigeria needs legal framework to encourage fostering – experts

A faith-based organisation, has called for a legal framework to encourage fostering of orphans and vulnerable young persons in the society to promote nation building.

Organisation advocates legal-framework on foster children in Nigeria

The Halal Children’s Home, a faith-based organisation, has called for a legal framework to encourage fostering of orphans and vulnerable young persons in the society to promote nation building.
Sola Sobowale at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)2019.

Sola Sobowale, Adesua Etomi win at AMAA 2019 — full list

The role of Eniola in the Nigerian movie titled “King of Boys” ensured Sola Sobowale emerges as the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2019.
Two Weeks in Lagos

Nollywood masterpiece ‘2 Weeks in Lagos’ premieres at Cannes

Nollywood romantic movie “2 Weeks in Lagos” has premiered at the 72nd edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France.

Joke Silva, Ali Nuhu, Desmond Elliot, other celebrities congratulate President Buhari

Nigerian celebrities, Joke Silva, Desmond Elliot and some others have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election to office.
Chief Daddy

Nigerian traditional outfits take centre-stage at ‘Chief Daddy’ premiere

Nigerian celebrities stepped out in their traditional attire for the premiere of EbonyLife’s latest film, ‘Chief Daddy’.
Africa Movie Academy Awards - AMAA

Nollywood’s RMD, Dakore Akande claim top awards at AMAA 2018

Richard Mofe Damijo and Dakore Akande were named best actor and best actress respectively at the 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).
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Richard Mofe Damijo, Joke Silva win big at 2018 Africa Movie Academy Awards

The 2018 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) which took place in Kigali, Rwanda.

Nollywood veterans, female pilot mentor LASU students

Actress Joke Silva actor Segun Arinze and a female pilot, Mrs Enitan Dan-Faparusi, on Tuesday led other mentors to chart a path for students toward building careers and realising life ambitions.

No excuse for indulgence in drugs, cultism – Governor Ambode’s wife tells youths

Bolanle Ambode, wife of the Lagos State Governor, on Tuesday urged Nigerian youths to say no to drugs, cultism and other vices, as no excuse could justify indulgence in them.
Africa Movie Academy Awards - AMAA

Kate Henshaw, Dakore Akande, others nominated for 2018 AMAA

The Africa Movie Academy Awards has released the nomination list for 2018.
Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos and France's Emmanuel Macron

Femi Kuti, Yemi Alade, others thrill Macron, guests at Afrika Shrine

Femi Kuti, Afrobeat musician and son of music legend Fela Kuti, thrilled French President Emmanuel Macron and guests alongside dancehall singer Yemi Alade at the New Afrika Shrine on Tuesday.

Joke Silva, Bimbo Akintola, others storm UN to change perceptions of women, Africa

Some Nigerian women artistes on Sunday night “locked down” the UN headquarters complex in New York to spotlight various themes such as human trafficking, suicide bombing, and sexism and sexual harassment.

Fela used music to fight for liberation of the masses – Governor Ambode

He said, though Fela was no more, it was gratifying that he was still alive in his music and in the music of Femi, Seun and other artists who had followed his style of music, assuring that the unveiled statue would be the first of many to celebrate the Afrobeat icon.

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Crystal Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt says he is very satisfied that Katie Hopkins has been suspended from Twitter, after the footballer was involved in a series of social media spats with the right-wing provocateur.

Crystal Palace ace ‘very satisfied’ after playing his role in Katie Hopkins’ Twitter ban

Crystal Palace defender Patrick van Aanholt says he is "very satisfied" that Katie Hopkins has been suspended from Twitter, after the footballer was involved in a series of social media spats with the right-wing provocateur.
President Donald Trump said Friday he was severing US ties with the WHO, accusing it of failing to do enough to combat the initial spread of the virus.

Mary Trump: Donald Trump hired impersonator to take admission exam for him

The United States President, Donald Trump, paid his way out of high school, hiring someone else to take an aptitude test for him, his niece, Mary Trump, reveals.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, five others jostle for WTO job

Six candidates are vying to become the next head of the World Trade Organisation, an institution which faced mammoth challenges even before the pandemic-driven global economic crisis struck.
China said Wednesday it will impose visa restrictions on people from the United States who “behave badly” on Tibet-related issues, in retaliation for US curbs announced a day before.

China to impose visa restrictions on US officials

The US had said it was restricting visas to Chinese officials deemed to be substantially involved in the exclusion of foreigners from Tibet
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South Africa’s rand edges firmer in cautious early trade

South Africa’s rand edged firmer in tentative early trade on Wednesday, as investors weighed a surge in coronavirus infections in key global centres and more signs of a creaking local economy.