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As the world observe Adoption Day, the Vice President of The Halal Children’s Home, Mrs. Ramatu Abubakar, has called for a legal framework to encourage fostering of orphans and vulnerable young persons in the society to promote nation building.

World Adoption Day: NGOs advocates legal-framework on fostering children in Nigeria

As the world observe Adoption Day, the Vice President of The Halal Children’s Home, Mrs. Ramatu Abubakar, has called for a legal framework to encourage fostering of orphans and vulnerable young persons in the society to promote nation building.
Mrs Ramatu Abubakar, the Vice President of the organisation, the Halal Children’s Home made the appeal in an interview with newsmen on the sideline of the 2019 World Adoption Day in Abuja.

World Adoption Day: Nigeria needs legal framework to encourage fostering – experts

A faith-based organisation, has called for a legal framework to encourage fostering of orphans and vulnerable young persons in the society to promote nation building.
Veteran Nigerian actress, Lizzy Evoeme of ‘New Masquerade’ fame, has refuted her death rumour currently being peddled on social media.

New Masquerade star debunks death rumours

Veteran Nigerian actress, Lizzy Evoeme of ‘New Masquerade’ fame, has refuted her death rumour currently being peddled on social media.
“Big Dreams Nigeria”, a talent hunt show geared towards discovering and developing young talents in acting, music and stand-up comedy across Nigeria, is set to debut, its organisers said.

‘Big Dreams Nigeria’ talent hunt show set for debut

“Big Dreams Nigeria”, a talent hunt show geared towards discovering and developing young talents in acting, music and stand-up comedy across Nigeria, is set to debut, its organisers said.
Genevieve Nnaji in the Nigerian film “Lionheart.”(Netflix)

‘Lionheart’s’ Oscar disqualification an eye-opener – awards committee

The Nigeria Oscar Selection Committee has said the country’s disqualification from the 2020 Oscars should be an eye-opener for filmmakers in the Nollywood industry.
King of Boys

Box Office: Intrigues, accolades of Nollywood ‘King of Boys’

What happens when a woman fights and becomes ‘king’ or ‘Oba’ who rules the underworld? The intrigues and suspense that follows are what makes Nollywod blockbuster “King of Boys” entertaining, thrilling and visually compelling.

Kenneth Okonkwo, Tonto Dikeh honoured at Nollywood New Yam Festival

Veteran Nollywood actors Kenneth Okonkwo and Tonto Dikeh have been honoured with cultural titles at the 2019 Nollywood New Yam Festival, an annual thespians’ fiesta, which showcases Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage.
Popular actor, Francis Duru, has undoubtedly contributed to the growth of Nollywood. He came into prominence after featuring in the 1994 movie, ‘Rattle Snake’, produced by the late Amaka Igwe, even though he hasn’t been featuring on the silver screen like he used to.

Francis Duru: Young actors more interested in fame not talent

Popular actor, Francis Duru, has undoubtedly contributed to the growth of Nollywood. He came into prominence after featuring in the 1994 movie, ‘Rattle Snake’, produced by the late Amaka Igwe, even though he hasn’t been featuring on the silver screen like he used to.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

UNILAG: As alumni, our successes become testaments to the university’s success – VP Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Lagos spoke glowingly of the University of Lagos and members of its alumni association for being outstanding.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo lists illustrious citizens who attended UNILAG

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Lagos spoke glowingly of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and members of its alumni association for being outstanding.
Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta for 16 years.

Nollywood: Stakeholders laud organisers of Abuja Film Festival

Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta for 16 years.
Monalisa Chinda-Coker

Nollywood diva Monalisa Chinda harps on actors’ welfare

Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
Steve Eboh, Nollywood actor and Chairman of National Electoral Committee of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), has pledged the committee’s commitment to ensure that the forthcoming election for the guild is credible.

Nollywood: Committee pledges credible election for Actors Guild

Steve Eboh, Nollywood actor and Chairman of National Electoral Committee of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), has pledged the committee’s commitment to ensure that the forthcoming election for the guild is credible.
Actors, filmmakers and other key players in Nollywood, on Friday night ‘lit up’ the World Premiere of the acclaimed star-studded blockbuster movie ‘The Enemy I know’ in Abuja.

‘The Enemy I know’ unmasks Regina Daniels’ foes

True to its name, “The Enemy I know”, Nollywood’s blockbuster presents the intrigues, conspiracy and scheming against its lead character, Regina Daniels, who stars as Zara in the movie.
Nigerian actress Funke Adesiyan has been appointed as one of the political aides to the first lady, Aisha Buhari.

Nollywood actress appointed as Aisha Buhari’s aide

Nigerian actress Funke Adesiyan has been appointed as one of the political aides to the first lady, Aisha Buhari.
Newsmen report that history was made on Sunday as Mercy Eke became the first woman to win BBNaija.

#BBNaija: Don Jazzy, Rita Dominic, others reacts to Mercy’s emergence

Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic; singer, Don Jazzy and others have reacted to Mercy Eke’s emergence as winner of the 2019 Big Brother Naija reality show.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government reiterates support for Nollywood

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, said the Federal Government would ensure that Nollywood actors get a fair deal from their trade.
Tacha

Uche Elendu: I spent more than N100, 000 voting for Tacha

Top Nollywood actress, Uche Elendu, has confessed that she spent more than one hundred thousand naira on cards to solicit votes for Tacha, who was summarily disqualified from the Big Brother House after the unruly altercation with Mercy, who is among the last five Housemates battling for the prize money on Sunday.

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Senator Lokpobiri: Bayelsa has shown willingness to change destiny

Former Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has commended the people of Bayelsa State for changing their destiny by voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

YIAGA: Bayelsa election results were manipulated

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
A member of Manchester United's backroom team has been taken to hospital after falling ill, the club have confirmed.

Lack of Champions League begins to hit Manchester United finances

Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.