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Nigerian entertainment in 2002 and 20 years after

The only thing moving in Nigeria is the entertainment industry and maybe because the government has no hand it. The Nigerian Entertainment Industry comprises Nollywood, the Nigerian Film Industry, Cinema, Music, Television, Radio, and Video game. The growth between 2002 and 20 years after, has shown that there is hope in Nigeria. The entertainment industry is now a globally recognized brand for practitioners in music, film, including script writing, directing,…

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Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya and 80+ others to enjoy Spotify soon

Spotify announced plans to launch in 85 new countries over the next few days. The 85 new markets include countries from Africa, such as Angola, Benin, Kenya, Namibia, Ghana, Rwanda, and Nigeria. To ensure usability in all of these new markets, Spotify also officially added support for 36 new languages to its platform, including Romanian, Hindi and Swahili, so it supports more than 60 languages total. These areas represent more than 1…

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Meet Kafayat Sanni, Nigeria’s first female fighter pilot

Kafayat Sanni, the first female fighter pilot recently decorated by the Nigerian Air Force is getting set to resume at the theatre of war in Borno State. Her mission is to pummel Boko Haram to submission. Confident and fearless, Kafayat says she is going to contribute her quota to the fight against the terrorists, writes Ferdinand Ekechukwu. Fortune favours the fearless, so goes the saying. So it was for 22…

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2020 Oscars: Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lion Heart’ submitted as Nigeria’s entry

The Nigeria Oscars Selection Committee on Monday announced that the movie, ‘Lion Heart’, directed by Genevieve Nnaji was submitted as Nigeria’s entry to the 92 Academy Awards in the International Feature Film category of the 2020 Oscars. Meanwhile, the press release by the committee indicated that the film was yet to be nominated for the awards by the Awards body. Ninety-three countries have submitted films for consideration in the International…

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Nigerians react to EFCC confirmed Interpol arrest of Mompha

Nigerian big boy and Instagram (social media) celebrity, Mompha was arrested the day before yesterday in Abuja by the International Police (INTERPOL), EFCC confirms it too. The news of his arrest was disclosed by controversial journalist, Kemi Olunloyo in an Instagram post on Monday, October 21. She said Mompha was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following a request by the Interpol. See what she shared: Following the news…

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AFRIMA 2019: Nigeria pledges support for Lagos edition

The Nigerian Government has pledged its full support for the successful hosting of the 2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), as the country prepares to host the glamorous event in Lagos 20-23 November 2019, with the theme: ”Feel Africa”. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the pledge in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. ”When you look at the All Africa Music Awards, it’s one of…

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Nigerian-Hollywood star, Yvonne Orji acquires LA home worth $1.8m

Nigerian-born Hollywood star, Yvonne Orji, who co-stars with Issa Rae on the HBO breakout hit “Insecure,” has reportedly splashed more than $1.8m for a light and bright modern home in L.A.’s celeb-soaked Beachwood Canyon, just a healthy hike away from the Hollywood sign. According to Variety.com, Yvonne appeared to fall in love with the house that she even paid an extra $94,000 more than the asking price, to elbow out…

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Bollywood: Nigeria seeks technical aid for Nollywood

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has enjoined the Indian Government to support Nigeria’s film industry, called Nollywood and Kannywood with the technology that will enhance the quality of films produced in the country. The Minister made the call in Abuja on Friday when he received the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Abhay Thakur, on a courtesy visit to his office. “I think Bollywood is probably…

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Nigerian Singer, Tekno renames forthcoming Album

Due to reasons only known to him, Versatile Nigerian Music Producer and Singer, Tekno has renamed his forthcoming album from “Afropop” to “OldRomance“. As the singer is getting bucked up for the release of his debut album which was initially dubbed “Afropop” there comes a sudden change to the album title. Tekno reveals the new album name with a post on his Instagram page and seems every of his fan…

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Tinny Entertainment leaks songs off YCee’s debut album, Nigeria reacts

The Nigerian record label, Tinny Entertainment recently leaked two songs on which its former artist, YCee is on. The songs are titled, ‘Bossing’ featuring Ms Banks and ‘Baseline’ featuring Davido. Just one day ago on October 16, 2019, Nigerian rapper and singer, YCee announced his 15-track debut album, YCeevsZAHEER. The album is set to drop in November 8, 2019 with features including Ms Banks, Phyno, Davido, Niniola and Dapo Tuburna. Notable producers on the album include ELMORE, Krizbeatz, Willis…

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