Art & Culture

40 Americans take Igbo names in Enugu, claim ancestry

Forty students and faculty members from Morehouse College Glee Club in Atlanta, United States of America, USA, on Wednesday took Igbo names and declared their ancestry to the Igbos of South East Nigeria. At an official naming ceremony held at...

Cannes Lions to Return Physical Festival by June

Cannes Lions Festival organisers are considering having a physical gathering for 2021, despite the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic showing no signs of receding. Organisers are keen to resume a physical presence following cancellation last years’ event, pencilling in June...

Ariya Repete ‘Omoluabi Special’’ Edition Creates Excitement

Nigeria’s talent hunt competition, Ariya Repete continues. The pilot episode for this season’s “Omoluabi Special” was live on Soundcity TV and ONTV on Sunday, November 22, 2020. The Show will continue to run every Sunday on both stations at...

Indian Man Buys N1.5M Gold Face-Mask To Save Him From Coronavirus

A 49-year-old man from Pimpri-Chinchwad has caught the attention of media after photos of him wearing a gold mask went viral. A resident of Indrayani Nagar in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Shankar Kurhade has got himself a...

FG Reduces Statutory Marriage fee to 6k

The Federal Government has approved a downward review of the fees chargeable for services related to the Statutory Marriage under the Marriage Act CAP M6 LFN 2004 to commence from Wednesday, July 1. Mr...

“Even When I’m Married, I Will Still Slay” -Mercy (Mercy and Ike Season 1 Episode 8: Review)

Last week’s episode, Mercy and Ike went on a date and worked on getting their relationship back on track. They discussed the prospect of marriage and business. We also saw Mercy and her sister; Promise discuss...

Mexico Returns 6th Century Yoruba Sculpture To Nigeria

The Mexican government delivered to Nigeria on Tuesday an ancient bronze sculpture seized by customs agents at Mexico City airport as its buyer tried to bring it into this country. The sculpture, from...

Ben Enwonwu Foundation Focuses on Funding for Visual Arts at 5th POV

The Ben Enwonwu Foundation in collaboration with the Society of Nigerian Artists and supported by Alliance Française /Mike Adenuga Centre Lagos, will hold the fifth edition of its monthly series of talks ‘Point of View’(POV) with focus on...

Nollywood Travel Film Festival Concludes Plans to Showcase “Dear Affy” in Glasgow, UK

It is really exciting times for the Nigerian movie industry and lovers of ‘Dear Affy’ in particular, as the breathtaking movie is set to be displayed at the Nollywood Travel Film Festival which is slated for Glasgow,...

Ex-President Obasanjo opens garment factory

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has opened a garment factory in the premises of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Speaking at the ceremony held on Saturday, Mr Obasanjo said he established...
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40 Americans take Igbo names in Enugu, claim ancestry

Forty students and faculty members from Morehouse College Glee Club in Atlanta, United States of America, USA, on Wednesday...
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Separation Saga: How Funke Akindele Sent Husband, JJC Out of Home

In what seems like a surprise to many, Rapper, Abdulrasheed Bello popularly known as JJC Skillz on Thursday announced his separation from his wife,...

Sex crimes: Singer R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison

Embattled R&B singer, R. Kelly, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for recruiting and trapping teenagers and women for sex.Judge...

Gay Asylum Seeker to Be Deported to Nigeria From UK

Adeniyi Raji, a gay man from Nigeria facing deportation from the United Kingdom for the second time, is expected to be on board a...

Why I made him the Jagaban – Dr. Halliru Dantoro, Emir of Borgu speaks

'I knew Bola Ahmed @officialABATwhen we were at the National Assembly as senators. He belonged to a different party (SDP) while I was in...