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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.
Media mogul Mo Abudu has become the first African to chair the International Emmy Awards Gala.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has lauded the leading role being played by women in the country’s creative industry.
Popular Nigerian celebrities, including Toke Makinwa, Funke Akindele, Mo Abudu, amongst others, have condemned the attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa.
Mo Abudu, the The EbonyLife TV boss, has been named as the Chair of the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala set to be held in New York on November 25.
Cinema screening of ‘Lion Heart,’ the directorial debut of veteran actress Genevieve Nnaji has been halted due to alleged industry controversies.
Mosunmola Abudu, a Nigerian film producer, has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree by the University of Westminster.
Nollywood’s award-winning Diva and humanitarian, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has been honoured as one of the 100 most influential people of African descent by the United Nations.
A fashion designer, Mrs Yeside Laguda has unveiled an exquisite collection of Adire designs named after Nigeria’s past heroines.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday visited Hollywood during his working visit to the United States.
The federal government has congratulated Mo Abudu, Chimamanda Adichie and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, over the honours recently bestowed on them on the global stage, calling them great ambassadors of Nigeria.
Mo Abudu, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of EbonyLife TV, and Nollywood star Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde a.k.a Omosexy, have been named among 50 women making an impact in showbiz by Variety magazine.
Kano Actors’ Guild has commended the state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, for lifting the ban on Rahama Sadau, popular female actress suspended from Kannywood for featuring in a romantic musical video.
The increased attention and support being given the Creative Industry by the Buhari administration has started yielding fruits, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said.
The 5,000-capacity main bowl has not been put to use since 1992 due to structural errors. The other halls run skeletal services at best, with most of them as non-cultural or artistic events. Organisers of artistic events have since shifted to other well-maintained venues.
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According to Mr Ikechukwu Ani, the Head, Press and Public Relations at PSC, the promotions “were one of the highpoints of the 8th Plenary Meeting of the Commission which spanned a period of three weeks and ended on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. It was presided over by the PSC Chairman, Musiliu Smith, a retired Inspector General of Police.”
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to announce a revised date for the remaining qualifying matches of the 2021 FIFA U-20 and U-17 Women’s World Cup slated for January to March of next year.
The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged plots by the All Progressives Congress to use the trio of Governors Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, and Yahaya Bello of Kogi State to derail the September 19 Edo State Governorship Election.
OneWeb, which has its headquarters in the UK, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US in March, after it was unable to secure financing. Bharti Global also will invest $500 million as part of the deal.
Liverpool have again urged their supporters to avoid mass gatherings in the city and to celebrate their Premier League triumph safely at home in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, chief executive Peter Moore said on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved renewal of the appointments of 12 non-career ambassadors, assuring Nigerians of fairness in representation and inclusiveness in all matters of governance.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has explained why he left Kelechi Iheanacho on the bench for the entire duration of Sunday’s Emirates FA Cup quarter-final defeat to Chelsea.
A woman who gave birth at sea was among 93 migrants rescued off Libyan shores as they tried to reach Europe, but six others died along the way, the UN’s migration agency said Saturday.
Commercial bus operators have resumed at motor parks in the Federal Capital Territory following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel by the Federal Government.
Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) has completed the final phase of its 20km domestic gas pipeline expansion project in Abia State, connecting Agbor Hill, Osisioma and Araria industrial zones.