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Thousands share stories of sexual abuse

Thousands share stories of sexual abuse In the wake of sexual abuse allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, tens of thousands of women are identifying themselves as victims of sexual harassment or assault. Women and some men shared their stories on social media under the hashtag #MeToo after actress Alyssa Milano posted a message Sunday on Twitter...... more

Blac Chyna sues Rob Kardashian and family over nude photo scandal

Blac Chyna sues Rob Kardashian and family over nude photo scandal Blac Chyna filed a lawsuit against Rob Kardashian and his family Tuesday for allegedly damaging her brand and verbally and physically abusing her. In the filing obtained by PEOPLE, Chyna, 29, claims she has suffered “significant damages” since her ex-fiancé’s explosive social media rampage July 5, in which he shared graphic...... more

Organisers announce Enugu, Afikpo as venues for Lolo Igbo Cultural Pageant activities

Organisers announce Enugu, Afikpo as venues for Lolo Igbo Cultural Pageant activities Vine Shield Limited, organisers of the prestigious Igbo Awards and Lolo Igbo Cultural Pageant have outlined venues where different events heralding the 2017 Igbo Awards will take place. The company has also formed the Igbo Awards Organising Committee, as well as released names of nominees for the 2017 Awards. The 2017...... more

Epe plans big for Kayokayo carnival

Epe plans big for Kayokayo carnival Epe kingdom in Lagos State will from October 14, 2017 play host to visitors from within and outside Nigeria who will be joining sons and daughters of the town to celebrate this year’s edition of Kayokayo carnival, an event set aside to celebrate the rich culture of Epe. A programme of...... more

Lagos set to honour Fela

Lagos set to honour Fela The Lagos State Government has announced plans to honour the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti as the week-long activities marking his 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his death draw to a close. In a statement issued on Thursday by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde,...... more

Police quiz Davido over murder

Police quiz Davido over murder The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday quizzed hip-hop artist, David Adekeke alias Davido over the death of one Tagbo. Tagbo’s body was dumped in a Toyota Camry car in front of the Lagos Island General Hospital by yet to be identified persons. The incident had gone viral on the social...... more

Hollywood mogul in trouble over alleged raping of 3 women, sexual harassment

Hollywood mogul in trouble over alleged raping of 3 women, sexual harassment Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is accused of raping three women in a report published Tuesday by the New Yorker. The accusation comes as Weinstein is engulfed in a scandal involving his decades-long sexual harassment of women in the film industry. Actresses Asia Argento and Lucia Evans went on-the-record in the New...... more

Rapper Nelly arrested in connection with rape

Rapper Nelly arrested in connection with rape Cornell Haynes Jr., better known as the rapper Nelly, was taken into custody Saturday in Washington state after a woman told police he raped her. Police arrested Nelly in the early morning and took him to a jail in Des Moines, Washington, according to a report from the police department in...... more

Gunmen kidnap music star, shoot wife

Gunmen kidnap music star, shoot wife Popular Edo State-born musician and social critic, Osayomore Joseph, was Tuesday abducted by kidnappers in Benin, the state capital. It was learned that his wife, who tried to beg for her husband, was shot in the head. Osayomore was kidnapped at about 10p.m. at Orovie village off Upper Ekewan Road, Egor...... more

Nollywood: Akin Lewis advocates roundtable to grow industry

Nollywood: Akin Lewis advocates roundtable to grow industry Cross over Nollywood veteran, Akin Lewis, has advocated for a roundtable to grow the movie industry from its present state. Lewis who agreed that the industry has grown from where it was, told News Express in an interview in Lagos: “We are not yet in Eldorado, as more still need to...... more

Ex-President Obasanjo makes debut as an actor

Ex-President Obasanjo makes debut as an actor Nollywood star Samuel Ajibola has unveiled to the world a behind-the-scenes photo from the widely anticipated episode of ‘Dele Issues’. This episode features the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, and is scheduled for release on the 14th of October 2017. Samuel Ajibola who is popularly known as Spiff in the...... more

Nigerian Breweries shines at Nigeria Beer Festival

Nigerian Breweries shines at Nigeria Beer Festival The first Nigeria Beer Festival is living up to its billing as Lagosians continue to get drenched in the heightened excitement, fun and entertainment that pervade the Atlantic City Waterfront, venue of the festival. The event starts daily with thousands of fun seekers trooping in to the waterfront to enjoy the...... more

Nigerian initiated World Tourism Day — Lai Mohammed

Nigerian initiated World Tourism Day — Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed on Wednesday that the idea of World Tourism Day being marked globally on Sept. 27 was initiated by a Nigerian, late Ignatius Amaduwa Atigbi. The Minister, who is the Vice President, Africa, United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) disclosed this in...... more

Blessing Egbe of ‘Lekki Wives’ fame hits the cinemas with Omoni Oboli and Kate Henshaw in ‘The Women’

Blessing Egbe of ‘Lekki Wives’ fame hits the cinemas with Omoni Oboli and Kate Henshaw in ‘The Women’ Blessing Egbe, the producer and director who brought us the wave-making Lekki Wives returns to the cinemas this Independence weekend with a thrilling drama, The Women. The film stars heavy hitters Ufuoma McDermott as Omo, Kate Henshaw as Ene, OmoniOboli as Teni and Blessing Obiang as Rose, who play four dysfunctional...... more

Apostle Suleiman, Pastor Iginla for Nollywood Awards

Apostle Suleiman, Pastor Iginla for Nollywood Awards Fiery preacher, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, and Pastor Joshua Iginla have been nominated for the maiden edition of the Nollywood Ambassadors Awards (NAA) slated to hold in Abuja on Sept. 29. Mr Sunny-Ken Awoji, President of Nollywood Ambassadors International Initiative, organisers of the event, disclosed this in an interview with the News...... more

End of the road for P-Square

End of the road for P-Square Nigerian Hip-hop twins, Peter and Paul Okoye of the popular stage name P-Square, that dominated the Nigerian music industry for many years, have finally split. According to a letter sent to their lawyer Festus Keyamo (SAN) by Peter, he demanded for a termination of the agreement as a group. According to...... more

Breaking News: Idyl wins The Voice Nigeria 2017

Breaking News: Idyl wins The Voice Nigeria 2017 Young musical act Idyl of Team Timi Dakolo emerged winner of the 2017 edition of The Voice Nigeria reality show. He was crowned on Sunday night at the grand finale of the show held in Lagos. Ebube of Team Patoranking took the second position. Syemca came third while Wow took the...... more

Oba of Benin establishes Academy for art, culture

Oba of Benin establishes Academy for art, culture Benin kingdom in Edo state has resolved to formally kick start an academy for art, culture and tourism to revitalise the Benin cultural heritage which was in systematic decay. Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku-Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II announced the plan when he played host to some various theatre groups in his palace...... more

African Union member states endorse the draft statute to boost African cinema industry

African Union member states endorse the draft statute to boost African cinema industry Ministers of Youth, Culture and sport of the African Union member states meeting in Nairobi have endorsed the Draft Statute of the African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) at the Extraordinary Session of the Specialised Technical Committee on Youth, Culture and Sport (STC-YCS2). The AACC was established in June 2016 in...... more

Behold! The Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2017

Behold! The Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2017 Having featured as a model with Beth Model Management and Lookbooks for top womenswear labels such as Lisa Folawiyo and Tiffany Amber, Ugochi Ihezue crowned her figure with the Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria Pageant Award Friday night. Beaming to the audience at the Eko Hotel and Suites, the reigning queen reflects the beauty that...... more

Omo Sexy wins best actress award

Omo Sexy wins best actress award Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade has been awarded ‘Best actress award’ by the Nollywood Travel Film Festival in Toronto, for her role in the movie, ‘Alter Ego’. The actress also known as ‘Omo Sexy’, shared the news with her fans on her instagram on Monday. “Wow! Thank you @Nollywood Travel Film Festival....... more

Hip hop singer dies in Kano auto crash

Hip hop singer dies in Kano auto crash  A Kano-based up-coming Hausa hip hop singer Lil Ameer a.k.a Dan autan mawakan hip hop has died in an auto crash. He died on Thursday along western by-pass in Kano when a car hit the motorcycle that conveyed him. The mother of the deceased who confirmed the incident to our reporter...... more

Nigeria reaffirms commitment to host African Tourism Ministers

Nigeria reaffirms commitment to host African Tourism Ministers  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has reaffirmed Nigeria’s commitment to host African Tourism Ministers under the aegis of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Commission on Africa (CAF) next year. Addressing the 60th UNWTO CAF Meeting in Chengdu, China, on Tuesday, the Minister announced that the 61st...... more

Nollywood legend Pete Edochie threatens to curse those linking him with IPOB

Nollywood legend Pete Edochie threatens to curse those linking him with IPOB  Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie has distanced himself from a statement credited to him on call by the indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to boycott elections in Anambra state. He threatened to curse anybody or group that further uses his name for an inglorious purpose. The broadcaster turned actor said his...... more

Nigeria bags right to host AFRIMA for another 3 years

Nigeria bags right to host AFRIMA for another 3 years The African Union (AU) has awarded the hosting right for the Pan African Music Initiative, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), to Nigeria for another three years (2017-2019), following its successful hosting of the 2014-2016 editions. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai...... more

Country music legend Don Williams is dead

Country music legend Don Williams is dead Country music singer Don Williams, one of the biggest stars of the 1970s and 1980s, died on Friday at the age of 78, his publicist said. Williams, known as "the Gentle Giant" because of his 6-foot, 1-inch frame, mellow voice and low-key profile, had hits with Tulsa Time, I Believe in You and It Must...... more

Actors Guild vows to eradicate sexual harassment in Nollywood

Actors Guild vows to eradicate sexual harassment in Nollywood The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has said that it is poised to eradicate all forms of alleged sexual harassment of its members by some alleged producers under the scope of allocating attracting roles to them in their films. The newly elected National President of AGN, Emeka Ejezie, told the News...... more

Alaafin of Oyo hosts Pencil Artist Alesh Akeem, calls for documentation of cultural property

Alaafin of Oyo hosts Pencil Artist Alesh Akeem, calls for documentation of cultural property Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has received Nigeria’s leading and Celebrity Pencil Artist Alesh Akeem who is currently on tour for his project “Celebrating 10 Kings”. The “Celebrating 10 King’s Project” which is an initiative of Alesh Akeem and his management, The RedAce Company, is aimed at recognsing...... more

It is time to make culture represent, replace oil in Nigeria: Runsewe

It is time to make culture represent, replace oil in Nigeria: Runsewe Director General of the Nigerian Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, has enjoined the Nigeria government to make culture represent oil as the mainstay of the economy. Runsewe disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the 10th edition of the African Arts and Craft Expo 2017 on Tuesday in Abuja, adding...... more

Dickson congratulates Oba Adetona on successful hosting of Ojude-Oba festival

Dickson congratulates Oba Adetona on successful hosting of Ojude-Oba festival Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has congratulated the Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, on the successful celebration of the 2017 Ojude-Oba festival ‎which took place last Sunday. Dickson in a statement issued on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, expressed delight that the annual...... more

 

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