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2face Idibia’s Album ‘The Ascension’ Makes US Billboard List

3 years ago /

American music magazine, Billboard Magazine has listed 2face Idibia’s 6th studio album “The Ascension” as one of the top selling albums for the week. It currently takes the number 12 spot.        

"Fifty Shades Of Grey" Becomes Most Viewed Movie Trailer In 2014

3 years ago /

After less than a week of its release, Fifty Shades of Grey has become the most viewed trailer of 2014 according to a Hollywood reporter.

R Kelly Pulls Out Of Festival After Protests

3 years ago /

R Kelly has cancelled a performance at a US music festival after sponsors and bands pulled out amid concern over allegations about his past.    

Stephanie Okereke-Linus To Star In A New Hollywood Movie

3 years ago /

Actress Stephanie Okereke-Linus star in the set of a new Hollywood movie she's currently shooting in the US. 

Robert Downey Jr Tops Forbes List Of Highest Earning Actors

3 years ago /

Robert Downey Jr has been named as Hollywood's highest-paid actor for the second year in a row.

Gospel Crooner, Kefee Goes Home This Weekend

3 years ago /

Burial arrangements for late Pop-Gospel singer, Irikefe Obareki Don-Momoh have been announced on behalf of the family, by the Kefee Memorial Committee (a coalition of Kefee's family & friends in the Gospel Music & Entertainment Industry).

D’Banj Presents Bono With Over 2 Million “Do Agric” Petition Signatures

3 years ago /

In January 2014 during the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, D'banj helped launch the Do Agric Petition. A petition that calls on leaders for more and better investment in Agriculture. D'banj was the first to publicly sign the petition.

Chinese Company File Lawsuit Against 'Transformers' Producers

3 years ago /

A Chinese tourism company has said it will sue the producers of the latest Transformers film for breach of contract, according to state media.

Adidas Suspend Contract With Nigeria Over FA Row

3 years ago /

Nigeria right sponsors Adidas is said to have put on hold their contract with the Nigeria football federation, NFF, after a row, which could as well as force FIFA to ban the country this week.

Businessmen Undermining Automotive Policy - Aganga

3 years ago /

The Nigerian government on Wednesday alleged that saboteurs are undermining its new automotive policy.  

Gospel Crooner, Kefee Passes On

3 years ago /

Gospel singer, Kefee is dead. It's confirmed that she passed on in the early hours of today, Friday June 13th, at a hospital in Los Angelos.

Nollywood Stars Call For Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls

3 years ago /

Stars of Nigeria's movie industry have lent their voices to calls for the release of the abducted schoolgirls from Chibok in Borno state.

Veteran filmmaker, Amaka Igwe passes on

3 years ago /

Veteran filmmaker, Amaka Igwe is dead. She passed on a few hours ago after losing the battle to asthma attack. Her husband Charles Igwe confirmed her death.

AIT viewers to get quality programmes and news presentation

3 years ago /

DAAR communications is currently holding a two-day conference aimed at improving the professional skills of presenters of the TV network at the Abuja corporate headquarters of the media conglomerate.

NIGERIA'S CULTURE TO BE SHOWCASED USING REALITY TV SHOWS

3 years ago /

Minister of culture, tourism and national orientation, Edem Duke says cultural reality television shows, stand to play a critical role in redeeming the image of the Nigerian youth.

ROYALTIES PAYMENT: STAKEHOLDERS MEET TO FIND A SOLUTION

3 years ago /

In 2013, the Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria (IBAN) and Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) suspended the use of musical works of Nigerian artistes who are members of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) over issues bothering on royalties’ payment.

 

DAAR COMMUNICATION CARTS MANY LAURELS AT NIBRA

3 years ago /

Daar communications Plc, stole the show at the maiden edition of the Nigeria Broadcasting Awards held in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, over the weekend.

"Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" actor, James Avery dies at 65

3 years ago /

James Avery, a classically trained actor best known for his role as the wealthy uncle of the young rapper Will Smith in the 1990s television comedy "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," has died at age 65.  

ROBBERY, RAPE, KIDNAPPING, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, MURDER AND THEFT OF MOBILE PHONES ARE NOW PREVALENT CRIMES IN NIGERIA.

3 years ago /

According to the most recent Crime and Safety survey carried out in the country, Robbery, Rape, Kidnapping, Domestic violence and the theft of mobile phones are the prevalent crimes in Nigeria.

The Nigerian Senate enters into partnership with Nollywood

3 years ago /

The Nigerian Senate and Nollywood cement ties to regulate and speedily develop the money-spilling industry to boost the nation’s economy. There was a show of solidarity by the Nigerian senators at the Assembly on the proposed motion pictures bill.