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Lagos monarch urges government to empower community leaders

Irked by the neglect of traditional rulers in the country by government, a monarch, Chief Musbau Amole Jinadu, Baale of Agoro, Okobaba, Mainland Local Government Area of Lagos, has called for a change, maintaining that “governance originated from the royal institution.”
The mother-in-law of famous Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus, Mrs Aderinmokan, is dead.

Nollywood actress Stella Damasus loses mother-in-law

The mother-in-law of famous Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus, Mrs Aderinmokan, is dead.

Nigerians spent N7 billion on movies in cinemas in 2019

Nigerians spent almost N7 billion (N6,976,882,087) to watch films in the cinemas in 2019.
Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor, has appointed Nollywood actress Rachael Okonkwo, as Enugu State Ambassador on Youth Development.

Enugu governor appoints Nollywood actress as ambassador on youth development

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor, has appointed Nollywood actress Rachael Okonkwo, as Enugu State Ambassador on Youth Development. The beautiful famous actress announced the good news via her Instagram page, where she shared a photo...
Nollywood producers need to give more opportunities to talented upcoming actors, says seasoned actress, Juliet Njemanze.

Nollywood producers urged to give upcoming actors a chance

Nollywood producers need to give more opportunities to talented upcoming actors, says seasoned actress, Juliet Njemanze.
Late veteran Nollywood filmmaker, Amaka Igwe, has been honoured with a Google Doodle on her 57th posthumous birthday.

Google Doodle honours Amaka Igwe on 57th posthumous birthday

A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepages intended to commemorate holidays, events, achievements and notable historical figures.
Nollywood actress Ruth Kadiri has recounted her experience in 2019 when she suddenly became pregnant after her wedding, saying she was depressed as she never wanted a baby then.

Ruth Kadiri: Being pregnant brought me depression

Nollywood actress Ruth Kadiri has recounted her experience in 2019 when she suddenly became pregnant after her wedding, saying she was depressed as she never wanted a baby then.
Nollywood actress Florence Blaster Okonkwo on Thursday condemned the act of actresses accepting nude scenes to get famous.

Nollywood actress condemns acceptance of nude roles for fame

Nollywood actress Florence Blaster Okonkwo on Thursday condemned the act of actresses accepting nude scenes to get famous.
A popular female Nollywood movie actress and sports star, Miss Lauritta Onye, says she desires to marry a tall handsome man with a high sense of humour because she is a “little person”.

Lauritta Onye: I desire to marry tall man with high sense of humour

A popular female Nollywood movie actress and sports star, Miss Lauritta Onye, says she desires to marry a tall handsome man with a high sense of humour because she is a “little person”.
Veteran Nollywood actor Samuel Alabi Oludayo Akinpelu, popularly known as Alabi Yellow, has died.

Veteran Nollywood actor Alabi Yellow passes on

Alabi Yellow’s ill health was first made known last year. He was said to have suffered stroke after his wife’s death.
Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

Bisi Fayemi urges federal government to ban imported ‘Aso-Oke’ to revive textile industry

The First Lady of Ekiti State, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, has urged the Federal Government to ban imported ‘Aso-Oke’ fabric and revive the nation’s textile industry to boost sustainable economic growth.
Nollywood actress, Juliet Mgborukwe, said she has officially divorced her former husband, Chima Ojokwu.

Nollywood actress Juliet Mgborukwe announces her official divorce with husband

Nollywood actress, Juliet Mgborukwe, said she has officially divorced her former husband, Chima Ojokwu.
Nollywood actor, Bobby Obodo, has criticised Nollywood movies on Netflix, stating that most of the movie were becoming ”painful” to watch.

Bobby Obodo: Nollywood movies on Netflix ‘painful to see’

Nollywood actor, Bobby Obodo, has criticised Nollywood movies on Netflix, stating that most of the movie were becoming ”painful” to watch.

2019 ZUMA Film Festival closes with grand awards gala

The 2019 annual ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), Nigeria’s foremost film fiesta, finally ended on Friday night with a closing ceremony and gala awards amid pomp and pageantry.

Akwa Ibom governor loses 90-year old father

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, on Sunday, lost his ninety-year-old father, the Late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang.

Nollywood actor urges Nigerians to celebrate people while alive

Nollywood ace actor, Yul Edochie, has urged people to desist from showcasing fake love, but celebrate people more when they are still alive.

Igbinedion University honours Omotola Jalade

Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo State has honoured Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, with an honorary degree in Doctorate of Art for her contribution to human development and progress at the national and international levels.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Senator Melaye stars in Nollywood movie

A popular Nigerian politician, Dino Melaye, has landed a lead role in a new Nollywood movie titled ‘Lemonade’.

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Iraqi Anti-government demonstrators block a road with debris and burning tires in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on January 19, 2020. (Photo by – - AFP)

Iraq protests swell with youth angry at slow pace of reform

Protests escalated across Iraq’s south and its capital Baghdad on Sunday as demonstrators sealed off streets with burning tyres in outrage at the government’s slow pace of reform.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade

The United Kingdom’s exit of the European Union is now all but certain. Only the passage of time will reveal what their new relationship shall be. But with this new arrangement, I – like many other Commonwealth leaders – also seek a new settlement: not only of closer relations between the UK and my own nation, but of unleashing trade within the club in which we together shall remain.
Samuel Chukwueze's contribution was not enough to help Villarreal from bowing to a 2-1 loss against Espanyol on Sunday.

Samuel Chukwueze in action in Villarreal loss against Espanyol

The Nigerian forward, who was in action for the duration of the encounter, made his 19th league appearance at the Estadio de la Ceramica but could not add to his La Liga tally of three goals and an assist this season.
President Muhammadu Buhari today on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit. 2

President Buhari visits Prince Charles — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit.

Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.