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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.
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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.
Kunle Afolayan

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.
Femi Kuti

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.

3 suspects arrested N50m worth of pirated materials in Alaba

Three men suspected to be pirates of film and musical works were arrested at the popular Alaba Market in Lagos on Monday.

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APC says no mass defection of members to PDP in Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that there was no mass defection of its members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara as alleged by the State Government.

Senator Omo-Agege: Tam David-West a grat patriot

Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to someone like him.

Recep Erdogan: Turkey has opened gates for IS, to send more militants to Europe

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the European Union (EU) over its repeated threat of sanctions, warning that Turkey would “open the gates” for more Islamic State militants to be sent to Europe.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate proposes bill to establish agency for hate speech

The Senate has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check hate speech in the country.
Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.