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Complete list of Oscar winners

By   /  February 23, 2015  /  Entertainment, News  /  No Comments

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Here is the complete list of winners at the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday: Best picture: “Birdman” Best director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, “Birdman” Best actor: Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything” Best actress: Julianne Moore, “Still Alice” Best supporting actor: J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash” Best supporting actress: Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood” Best original screenplay: “Birdman” Best adapted […]

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Stakeholders task movie directors on professionalism

By   /  February 22, 2015  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

Stakeholders in the entertainment industry have challenged movie directors to add professionalism and excellence in the production of movies in the country. Dr. Isaiah Ilo, lecturer of Theatre Arts, University of Abuja said directing “is the bedrock of any production, either stage play or movie as the case may be.’’ “The director is seen as […]

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Femi Kuti urges Nigerian leaders to shun corruption

By   /  February 22, 2015  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

Femi Kuti, a musician and son of legendary Afro beat musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has urged leaders in the country to shun corruption and implement programmes that would develop the country. Kuti made the call in an interview during the celebration of the 2014 edition of Felabration. Felabration is a ceremony to celebrate the life and […]

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Abuja artistes get entwined in dance-drama

By   /  February 22, 2015  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

Lovers of the theatre got entwined into a dance-drama show which took place in Abuja recently. It is no wonder that this genre of entertainment has been off the scene especially in Abuja for some time. It is in this light that theatre artistes in Abuja brought life to stage as they took their audience […]

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Jazzman Olofin returns with ‘Omo Aiyee’

By   /  February 20, 2015  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

Veteran Nigerian musician, Jazzman Olofin is back with a new street anthem titled ‘Omo Aiyee’ featuring Rasta CPT, a UK-based Reggae Dub Maestro. JazzMan, one of the veteran stars who thrilled fans at the just-concluded Hennessy Artistry season, is making a return to mainstream music after a hiatus lasting a few years with this K-Solo […]

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We are using pageantry to promote Nigeria’s rich culture — Desmond Agboola

By   /  February 20, 2015  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

It is no longer  news that Queen of Aso beauty pageant has come and gone, but what is more interesting is the vital role the beauty pageant has been playing in promoting Nigeria’s cultural heritage and unity. In an interview with Nigerian Pilot the director of the beauty pageant, Mr. Desmond Agboola  said “the beauty […]

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Joke Silva, M.I, Davido, others for NEC 2015

By   /  February 20, 2015  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

The third edition of Nigerian Entertainment Conference will hold in Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday, April 22, according to a statement issued recently by the organisers, NET Newspapers Limited. The umbrella conference for the Nigerian entertainment sector, which debuted in 2013, will see everyone come together again at Eko Hotels in Lagos, for a full day […]

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I fear poverty more than death—Lizzy Anjorin

By ,   /  February 20, 2015  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

Actress Lizzy Anjorin has spoken about her exotic and lifestyle and the suave actress says she can afford her luxury life. The actress, who is currently holidaying with her teenage daughter in the US in a recent chat says her living large is as a result of her hard work. Reacting to insinuations about living […]

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Promoting arts to create culture of peace

By ,   /  February 15, 2015  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

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At a time when arts culture is hardly appreciated due to violence, promoting the study of arts has been recognised as a fruitful tool to establish a culture of peace in countries. Some time ago, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO launched an appeal for the promotion of arts education and creativity […]

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Celebrating Nigeria’s entertainment industry

By   /  February 15, 2015  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

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Ranked second largest in the world after Bollywood, Nigeria’s prestigious movie industry, Nollywood began like a baby born in a lonely manger. The first Nigerian films were made by filmmakers such as Ola Balogun and Hubert Ogunde in the 1960s, who were frustrated by the high cost of film production until Keneth Nebue surfaced with […]

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