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Lagos elections: APC clears assembly polls

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reportedly won all the 11 seats declared so far for the Lagos State House of Assembly election held Saturday out of the available 40 seats as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Lagos elections: Desmond Elliot wins Surulere constituency seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Nollywood star, Desmond Elliot, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as winner of the Surulere 1 state Constituency election in Lagos State.

Lagos elections: Hoodloom attack Desmond Elliot in Surulere

Hoodloom suspected to be political thugs on Saturday shot several gunshots when they attacked Desmond Elliot, a Lagos House of Assembly candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Rachel Oniga: Why I want Lagos State to remain APC state

A Nollywood actress, Rachel Oniga, on Thursday said Lagos State should remain an All Progressives Congress state for continuity of infrastructure development.

With cash, crime and drama, Nigeria politics inspire movie makers

With its alliances and betrayals, crimes and cash, and even a dash of witchcraft, the theatrical twists of Nigeria's politics are inspiring directors from the country's Nollywood movie industry.

Davido, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, IK Osakioduwa nominated for Nickelodeon Awards

David Adeleke, Adesua Etomi-Wellington and IK Osakioduwa have been nominated alongside global bigwigs in the entertainment industry for the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.
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Three Nollywood films selected for Hollywood exhibition

Three Nigerian films, Lionheart, King of Boys and Up North, are selected for showcase at the 2019 edition of ‘Nollywood in Hollywood’ slated to hold on March 22 and 23 in Hollywood California, USA.
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Election: Celebrities seeking elective offices

Some Nigerian celebrities including Olubankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, Emeka Ike, Desmond Elliot, Freedom ‘Mr Jollof’ Atsekpoyi and Shina Peller are vying for several elective positions as the 2019 polls close in.

Nollywood calls for bundled broadband, local content

Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for government to make bundled broadband internet service widely available in its quest to diversify the economy and boost the emergence of local digital content.

Nollywood stakeholders task NCC for dedicated broadband

Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for the government to make bundled broadband internet service widely available in its quest to diversify the economy and boost the emergence of local digital content.
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Lagos stadium agog for President Buhari’s Next Level campaign

The Teslim Balogun Stadium Lagos, on Saturday bubbled with a lot of activities as residents and the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) faithful thronged the venue for the 2019 Presidential campaign rally.

NFVCB’s chief donates campaign office for President Buhari re-election

The Executive Director of the National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB), Adedayo Thomas, recently donated a building for the campaign operations of President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term under his party, All Progressives Congress (APC).
Prof. Olu Obafemi, the President, Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) speaking on how oil hindered creative industry

Don: Oil hinders development of Nigeria’s creative industry

Prof. Olu Obafemi, the President, Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) said Nigeria’s dependence on oil as major source of revenue had hindered the development of its rich creative industry.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde gets special recognition in Los Angeles

A popular Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has received special recognition at the first ‘Blacks in Cinema’ presentation in Los Angeles.
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Uche Jombo: I was victim of sexual assault in Nollywood during my early days

Uche Jombo, a Nollywood filmmaker, says she has been a victim of sexual assault during her early days in the Nigerian movie industry.

How TB Joshua is helping to develop Zambia-Nigeria relations – envoy

The Zambian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr. Solomon Jere, has revealed how the Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Pastor T.B. Joshua, has been aiding the development of his country’s relationship with Nigeria.
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu: My govt will build entertainment village

The governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress in Lagos State (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to fully harness the economic potentials of the creative industry if he wins the 2019 election.

BBNaija’s Nina features in new Nollywood movie

A former BBNaija housemate, Nina Onyenobi, started the New Year with an excitement of featuring in a Nollywood movie, `Olaedo.’

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Ogun LP threatens legal action against APC leaders over ex-Governor Daniel’s alleged plan to...

Abayomi Oluwafemi Arabambi, Chairman, Ogun State chapter of Labour Party (LP), has threatened to drag the state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, and former governor, Olusegun Osoba, among other leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to court, if the former governor of the state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, is accepted into the APC.

Lai Mohammed: Emir of Patigi’s death a great loss

The death of the Emir of Patigi, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar, is a huge shock and a monumental loss, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said.
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Black Panther’s Lupita Nyong’o confirms screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah

Black Panther actress Lupita Nyong’o has confirmed the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s acclaimed novel, ‘Americanah’.

Anambra elections: INEC ad-hoc staff protest over unpaid allowances

Ad-hoc workers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the general elections in Anambra State have embarked on a protest over their unpaid allowances weeks after the elections.