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Nollywood stars hail veteran actor Oga Bello

Nollywood big guns, including Kunle Afolayan, on Saturday took to Instagram to celebrate veteran actor, Adebayo Salami, popularly known as “Oga Bello”.
Veteran filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan has announced a prospective release date for his anticipated new feature film, sex for grades themed movie.

Kunle Afolayan’s new movie ‘Citation’ gets release date

Veteran filmmaker Kunle Afolayan has announced a prospective release date for his anticipated new feature film, sex for grades themed movie.

Labourer docked for alleged theft from church

A 27-year-old labourer Tobi Kayode, on Thursday, appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing a tricycle, valued at N650, 000 from a Church.
Kunle Afolayan

Canon partners Kunle Afolayan’s Golden Effect Pictures on empowerment

Canon Technologies says it is partnering with the Golden Effect Pictures on empowerment by using the Canon EOS C300 Mark II along with long range of Canon Cinema lenses for film production.
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’.
Tobi Bakre

Tobi Bakre: I can only do sex scenes for Hollywood

Oluwatobi Bakre is one of the most talked about ex-housemates of the 2018 Big Brother Naija Reality TV show also known as Double Wahala.

Rector: LASPOTECH produces 120,000 graduates in 40 years

The Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, says it has produced over 120,000 graduates who are performing outstandingly in all works of life in the institution’s 40 years of existence.
African International Film Festival (AFRIFF)

Organizers unveil AFRIFF 2018 at star-studded ceremony

Organizers of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) officially unveiled its eighth edition with the theme, “The Many Faces of Woman” at a star-studded ceremony in Lagos.
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Kunle Afolayan to adapt novel by Kenyan literary icon into movie

Kunle Afolayan, Nollywood filmmaker, has disclosed that he is working on adapting ‘Matigari’, a novel by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, into a movie.

Ooni lauds Africa Fashion Week for promoting pride of Nigeria, Africa

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, late on Sunday said that the African Week Fahion Nigeria and London {AFWNL} has continued to promote the pride of Nigeria and African fabrics.

Simi lands acting role in Kunle Afolayan’s new movie

After winning the hearts of Nigerians with her lovely voice and romance-themed songs, Simisola Ogunleye, is taking her first step into the world of make-believe.
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.
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Yemi Alade, Femi Kuti to perform as Macron visits Afrika Shrine

Yemi Alade and Femi Kuti will perform on Tuesday when French President Emmanuel Macron pays a visit to the New Afrika Shrine.
Reggae star Temitope Adekunle, aka Small Doctor, said it was a dream come true to dine with Nigeria’s number one citizen as he dispelled insinuations that he collected N2 million from President Muhammadu Buhari.

Small Doctor: Meeting President Buhari a dream come true

Reggae star Temitope Adekunle, aka Small Doctor, said it was a dream come true to dine with Nigeria’s number one citizen as he dispelled insinuations that he collected N2 million from President Muhammadu Buhari.

We borrowed N50 million from BoI to produce ‘The Bridge’ – Kunle Afolayan

A renowned actor and movie director, Kunle Afolayan, on Monday said funding was essential for the production of quality movies.

Federal govt will continue to support growth of the creative industry – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the Federal Government would continue to provide an enabling environment for the growth of the creative industry in the country.

Sam Loco-Efe, James Iroha, others honoured with Rock of Fame awards

Late Nigerian movie veterans Sam Loco-Efe, James Iroha, popularly known as ‘Giringori Akabogu’ and other practicing professionals have been honoured as first recipients of the Rock of Fame Award.’

Nollywood powerful tool for “soft” diplomacy – Audu Kadiri

Ambassador Audu Kadiri, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) office in Geneva, says Nollywood is fast becoming a very powerful tool for “soft” diplomacy for Nigeria.

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The University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, has commenced testing for COVID-19 in Rivers State.

Bayelsa sends 25 samples daily to UPTH for coronavirus testing – official

Chairman, Bayelsa COVID-19 Task Force, Inodu Apoku, on Tuesday announced that an average of 25 samples are sent on a daily basis to University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), for testing.
Jose Mourinho has sent a message to Marcus Rashford after scoring a brace in the 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspurs in the Premier League encounter at Old Trafford.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer counts on Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford for EPL restart

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday he is confident of having Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford fit should the Premier League season restart next month.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.5

Senate President condoles with NUJ over death of New Telegraph editor

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with the Nigerian Union of Journalists and Guild of Editors on the death of one of their colleagues, Mr. Waheed Bakare.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that there are 3,000 samples collected and awaiting testing.

Lagos governor commiserates with New Telegraph on editor’s demise

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commiserated with the management and staff of the New Telegraph Newspaper on the death of its Saturday editor, Alhaji Waheed Bakare, describing the loss as the painful end of a promising journalistic career.

Demolition: Bayelsa cautions residents against fraudsters

Landlords and traders in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital have been urged to be mindful of fraudsters promising to protect their illegal structures from removal by the security sub-committee, of the state task force on COVID-19.