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Angélique Kidjo, Ambassador of the 4th Edition of the Nollywood Week Festival

From Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June 2016, the Nollywood Week (www.NollywoodWeek.com) festival will take up residence at the Arlequin cinema in Saint Germain des Prés (75006). Supported by the internationally renowned Beninese musician, Angélique Kidjo, the 4th edition of Nollywood Week (2016) is set to be a celebration of …

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Lagos is Africa’s true capital of arts, entertainment – Ambode …As Tinubu, Akiolu, Osoba, Duke, Jermaine Jackson, Others Grace Jazz Concert

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode said on Saturday evening that Lagos is gradually emerging as the true capital of arts and entertainment in Africa, just as his administration is working hard to equally transform the State to the tourism hub of the Continent. The Governor who spoke at the …

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Jermaine Jackson confirms participation at Lagos Int’l Jazz Concert …Unveils plans to set up Academy in Lagos

Jermaine Jackson, co-lead singer of global music brand, Jackson 5 and elder brother of late king of pop, Michael Jackson on Friday confirmed readiness to participate at the star-studded Jazz concert being put together by the Lagos State Government in commemoration of the 2016 International Jazz Day. The concert, which …

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Lagos Jazz Festival will put State on World Tourism map – Ambode …Lines up A-list artistes, Grammy Award winners, others

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday expressed optimism that the activities lined up for the forthcoming Lagos International Jazz Day will go a long way to showcase the tourism potentials of the State to the World. Governor Ambode, who spoke at the Lagos House, Ikeja when he played …

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Klint da Drunk, De Don, Elder O, D’Lectura others, to perform at Daylight Annual Leadership Awards

As part of the several entertainment activities lined up for the forthcoming Daylight Annual Leadership Awards (#DALA) 2016, some tested and trusted comedians have been painstakingly chosen to thrill and tantalise special guests at the historic gathering. The high-octane awards ceremony holds elaborately on Sunday, May 22, at the prestigious …

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Transcorp Hilton Abuja wins big at World Travel Awards 2016… Named winner in five categories for second consecutive year

Transcorp Hilton Abuja has been honored with five awards by the voters of the 23rd World Travel Awards for the second year in a row. The hotel, which is owned by Transcorp Hotels Plc, the hospitality subsidiary of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, emerged winner of the prestigious World Travel …

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Mohammed inaugurates MOPICON Draft Document; decries disunity in movie industry

Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, decried the level of disunity and prevailing structural deficiency in the nation’s movie industry. The minister spoke in Lagos at the inauguration of the Ministerial Committee on Review of Motion Picture Council of Nigeria (MOPICON) Draft Document. He said the …

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Encomiums galore as state government, clerics, monarchs, associates, honour Evangelist Ebenezer Obey @ 74

The Decross Gospel Mission, ‘Headquarters of Praise’ in Iyana Ipaja, Lagos, was filled to capacity, last Sunday, as dignitaries from all walks of life trooped in to felicitate with music legend and General Overseer of the church, Evangelist Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, who is in a thanksgiving service to mark his 74th …

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Fiston Mwanza Mujila Announced Winner of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature

Mujila is the first Francophone writer to win the prestigious Etisalat Prize, the first ever pan-African prize that celebrates debut fiction books by African authors Poet and novelist Fiston Mwanza Mujila was on Saturday, 19th March 2016 announced as the winner of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature (http://Prize.Etisalat.com.ng) for …

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