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Minister seeks partnership with China to develop Nigeria’s animation industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called for a meaningful partnership with China to develop Nigeria’s Animation Industry. The Minister stated this in Abuja on Thursday when he received, in his office, a delegation of Television Production and Animation Companies from China. He described animation as …

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Photojournalists from 40 countries to compete in 2018 Andrei Stenin contest

Young photojournalists from almost 40 countries have already sent over 1,000 photos to participate in the 2018 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest. NAN reports that Stenin, was a Russian photojournalist contributing to several leading Russian and international news agencies including Rossiya Segodnya, RIA Novosti, Kommersant, ITAR-TASS, Associated Press, Reuters …

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Hugh Masekela, father of South African jazz, husband of Mama Africa, Miriam Makeba, dies at 78; ‘His contribution to the struggle for liberation will never be forgotten’ – President Zuma

Trumpeter and singer Hugh Masekela, known as the “father of South African jazz” who used his music in the fight against apartheid, has died from prostate cancer, his family said on Tuesday. He was 78. In a career spanning more than five decades, Masekela gained international recognition with his distinctive …

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Pastor E.A Adeboye, Nathaniel Bassey, other celebrities expected as saxophonist, Pastor Kunle Ajayi, celebrates 30 years in music ministry

General Overseer, the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, other leaders of the RCCG, Nathaniel Bassey, popular gospel music minister, recording artiste, trumpet player, singer/song-writer and music producer and other celebrities are expected as ace saxophonist, songwriter, gospel singer and televangelist, Pastor Kunle Ajayi, celebrates God’s …

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Inu Ogba 2018 premium Yoruba movie debutes; Featuring Lateef Adedimeji, Sunkanmi Omobolanle

Inu Ogba is the usual Nollywood romantic ‘happily ever after’ drama story with a different twist. Though everything still ends happily for everyone, the love triangle takes an unexpected turn away from the established expectations. What sets the movie apart distinctly is the metaphoric setting within a University Campus which …

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Nollywood Stephanie Linus gives hope to trafficked victims in Italy

By Ekemini Ladejobi Nollywood star, Stephanie Linus, says her advocacy visit to Italy, on human trafficking was to further raise awareness on the heinous crime and give hope to victims. Linus is currently in Italy, to advocate for victims of human trafficking in partnership with the international medical humanitarian organization …

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Airtel Touching Lives: An Initiative Beyond Corporate Philanthropy By Lukmon Oloyede

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), one of the stems of sound corporate governance, is increasingly attaining wider global and local adoption as its impacts in achieving the United Nations sustainable development goals become more perceptible. Today, top executives across different industry want to demonstrate their corporate citizenship through altruistic, ethical and …

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