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The Acting Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Professor Armstrong Idachaba.

NBC chief: Poor conception, corruption, mismanagement not responsible for not meeting DSO date

The Acting Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Professor Armstrong Idachaba, has dismissed insinuations that poor conception, corruption, mismanagement and bad leadership were responsible for the country not meeting the dates set for...
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Kogi governor: PDP is afraid of me

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of being afraid of his rising profile.

Minister mourns Nigerian veteran Sadiq Daba’s demise

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has mourned the demise of Sadiq Daba, describing him as an iconic thespian/broadcaster and a giant of his time.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a media briefing on Monday in Lagos, said centres were also built in collaboration with states and the private sector to isolate and treat cases of COVID-19.

Nigerian government set to roll out digital switch over in 31 states

With N9.4 billion paid to stakeholders, including service providers, approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), and with 31 states to cover, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the federal government has no more excuses for not rapidly rolling out the Digital Switch Over (DSO).
Brazen actress, Tonto Dikeh, has revealed why she described her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, as a 40-second man.

Tonto Dikeh: How I’m single handedly raising my child

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, says she is raising her son without the assistance of any man.
Nigerian actress and singer, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has tasked her fans not to be carried away by what she described as the lies they see on social media.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde trademarks her name

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has trademarked her name.
Prominent Nollywood actor, Victor Decker, is dead.

Nollywood actor Victor Decker passes on

Usman wrote: “Can’t believe I’m typing this! But a reminder that this is not our home, we’re all on a journey! This is how I chose to remember you! Goodnight GENERAL! Rest In Peace!”
Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh’s, ex-husband, Churchill Olakunle, has introduced his former personal assistant, Rosy Meurer, as his new wife.

Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband confirms marriage to former assistant

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh’s, ex-husband, Churchill Olakunle, has introduced his former personal assistant, Rosy Meurer, as his new wife.
Mr Sunday Baba, the immediate past Acting General Manager of the National Arts Theatre, Lagos, says the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) did not take over the national monument.

Minister: National Theater will become number one event centre in Africa

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday said that the National Arts Theater would become the number one event centre in Africa.
Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has received the blessing of his father and veteran artiste, Pete, to join the country’s 2023 presidential race.

Pete Edochie blesses son’s presidential ambition

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has received the blessing of his father and veteran artiste, Pete, to join the country’s 2023 presidential race.
Ned Nwoko

Ned Nwoko: There is conspiracy to assassinate me

A Nigerian Billionaire and former member of the House of Representatives, Prince Ned Nwoko on Thursday raised an alarm over an alleged conspiracy to assassinate him.
Segun Arinze has attributed his signature hairlessness as being inspired by the late filmmaker, Chico Ejiro

Segun Arinze: I have Chico Ejiro to thank for my hairless head

Segun Arinze has attributed his signature hairlessness as being inspired by the late filmmaker, Chico Ejiro.
Nigerian business mogul, Ben Murray-Bruce, has taken to his verified Twitter page to mourn Nigerian filmmaker, Chico Ejiro. The former lawmaker used his Twitter page to send his condolences to Nollywood and the family of the deceased.

Family announces burial plans for deceased Nollywood veteran Chico Ejiro

Nollywood veteran, Chico Ejiro, who died on December 25, 2020, will be laid to rest on February 20, 2021, Zeb Ejiro, a brother of the late Ejiro, has said.
Popular Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko, has debunked reports of receiving a Prado SUV from a married businessman.

Destiny Etiko: My car, not gift from married businessman

Popular Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko, has debunked reports of receiving a Prado SUV from a married businessman.
Popular Nollywood actor, Toyin Abraham, says that there is no specific guideline to marriage, saying that it is not easy to move on after a divorce.

Toyin Abraham: A woman is more than the sum total of her sexuality

Popular Nollywood actress and mother of one, Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi, has replied to Ruggedman’s post about how women are making more money than men.
Renowned Nigerian actor and comedian, Nkem Owoh, popularly known on the screens as Osuofia, celebrated his 63rd birthday on Sunday.

Veteran actor Nkem Owoh celebrates 63rd birthday

Renowned Nigerian actor and comedian, Nkem Owoh, popularly known on the screens as Osuofia, celebrated his 63rd birthday on Sunday.
Nollywood actress, Susan Peters, says social media is dangerous to mental health.

Susan Peters: Social media is dangerous to mental health

“Social media is already dangerous to our mental health. Celebrities only post the good stuff about themselves. My advice to people is for them not to follow all they see on Instagram. Celebrities can be positive influencers and fans can choose someone who does good deeds, to motivate and inspire them. Anyone can be a role model. Whether the person is big or small, it does not matter, as long as one impacts lives positively.”
A US-based actor and producer, Sam Ojo, on Saturday advised Nigerian entertainers to participate in politics so as to formulate policies to improve the nation’s economy and movie industry.

US-based artiste wants Nigerian entertainers to participate in politics

A US-based actor and producer, Sam Ojo, on Saturday advised Nigerian entertainers to participate in politics so as to formulate policies to improve the nation’s economy and movie industry.
Funke Akindele-Bello’s blockbuster comedy movie ‘Omo Ghetto’ (The Saga) has become the highest-grossing Nollywood film, the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) has announced.

Funke Akindele’s ‘Omo Ghetto’ racks up N500 million at box office

Funke Akindele-Bello’s blockbuster comedy movie ‘Omo Ghetto’ (The Saga) has become the highest-grossing Nollywood film, the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) has announced.
Legendary Afro Juju musician, Sir Shina Peters, has been ordained a Bishop of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church.

Sir Shina Peters ordained Bishop at C&S church

Peters who shares a son, ace music director, Clarence Peters with Nollywood actress turned evangelist, Clarion Chukwurah, shared a video of his ordination on his Instagram handle on Sunday with the caption, ‘‘Bishop with the swagger. God above all.”
Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke, has taken to social media to give thanks to God after he survived a car accident on December 13.

Jim Iyke: Why I prefer Davido to Wizkid

Superstar and widely acclaimed Nollywood “Bad Boy”, Jim Iyke has chosen his favourite between the two Nigerian leading Afro-pop stars— Wizkid and Davido.
Popular Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu is dead. It was gathered that he slumped and died on Tuesday evening.

DGN, AGN express sadness over Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu’s death

The Directors’ Guild of Nigeria (DGN) and the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN) have expressed their condolences over the death of Nollywood Actor, Ernest Asuzu, describing it as a sad one.

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PSG attacker Neymar has been forced to deny, through his lawyers, reported plans to have a major New Years party in Brazil.

PSG get Neymar injury boost as striker trains ahead of Barcelona clash

The Brazilian sat out the first leg of PSG's last-16 Champions League tie against Barca as a result, but could now be in line to return against his former club in midweek.

Court grants divorce to man abandoned for a year

A Jos Central Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Monday granted a man, Eche Samson, divorce on grounds that his wife of three years, Blessing, abandoned him for one year.
The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has secured the conviction of Temitope Oluwasanmi and Augustine Olayinka before Justice Mojisola Dada of a Special Offences Court, Lagos State High Court, Ikeja.

Banker, one other bag jail terms for N116 million fraud

The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has secured the conviction of Temitope Oluwasanmi and Augustine Olayinka before Justice Mojisola Dada of a Special Offences Court, Lagos State High Court, Ikeja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, with his new rank of four-star General, and the three service chiefs as three-star Generals. Others decorated on Friday by President Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja were Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo, Chief of Air Staff.

President Buhari approves establishment of Federal Polytechnic Orogun

In a letter to the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, dated February 23, 2021, and referenced DHE/POLY/39/C.1/I/84, the President said the polytechnic would “supply the needed human resources required for national development.”
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

Prof Gambari, General Marwa get coronavirus vaccine

Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari and the Permanent Secretary in the State House, Tijjani Umar as well as the Director-General/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (rtd) on Monday received their Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine jabs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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For the second time in his time as manager of La Liga giants Barcelona, Dutch manager Ronald Koeman had a nosebleed incident that made him, this time, cut short his media briefing ahead of La Blaugrana’s upcoming domestic fixture against fourth-placed Sevilla in gameweek 25 of Spanish football.

Ronald Koeman: Barcelona will have a problem if I don’t have a future

Ronald Koeman has addressed the ongoing speculation over his position at Camp Nou, insisting Barcelona "are going to have problems" if he doesn't have a future at the club.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lucky Irabor, with his new rank of four-star General, and the three service chiefs as three-star Generals. Others decorated on Friday by President Buhari at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja were Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff; Vice Admiral Awwal Zubairu, Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Marshal Ishiaka Oladayo Amoo, Chief of Air Staff.

CDS Irabor: Nigeria will have peace again

Chief of Defense Staff General Lucky Irabor has said that the Nigerian Armed Forces will never in any way leave the peace and security of the nation in the hands of the terrorists.
Terkula Suswam, the older brother of former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, and the Chief Executive Officer of Ashitech Group of Companies, has been murdered.

Tiv forum condemns killing of Senator Suswam’s brother

The Tiv Forum in the National Assembly Abuja has condemned the brutal killing of Chief Dr Terkura Suswam, the elder brother of Senator Gabriel Suswam.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has dismissed Jurgen Klopp’s claim that Liverpool can no longer hope to defend their Premier League title.

Manchester City in bizarre spat with Opta

Manchester City are in another battle with stats boffins Opta over Pep Guardiola’s managerial record.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a Dutch, Peiter Borremans, and his wife, Nkechi Borremans, on fraud charges involving $330,000.

EFCC arraigns Dutch, wife for ‘$330,000 oil vessel fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a Dutch, Peiter Borremans, and his wife, Nkechi Borremans, on fraud charges involving $330,000.