NFVCB Assembles Dons On Movie Empowerment Training

Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director of NFVCB Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State has become a beneficiary of a start-up grant extended to 250 young entrepreneurs in the film industry the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB). The incentive was part of a two-day workshop which ran from February 6 to 7, 2019 at the Rontex Hall, Imowo Road. The training session had seasoned industry practitioners and theatre arts lecturers who offered participants insights into a successful career in filmmaking. Anchored by Associate Professor Tunji Azeez of the Lagos State University (LASU),…

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Female Acts, Rap Tunes Win Big @ The Grammy Awards

Drake  Women returned at the Grammys on Sunday as female acts won album of the year and best new artist, while rap also triumphed, with Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” becoming the first rap-based song to win record and song of the year. Kacey Musgraves’ “Golden Hour” picked up album of the year, and Dua Lipa won best new artist. “I don’t even know what to say,” Musgraves said. “I am very thankful. Winning doesn’t make my album any better than anybody else in that category.” Gambino was the night’s…

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‘Dry’ By Stephanie Linus Goes On Screened @ PAFF

Stephanie Linus as Dr. Zara in the movie, ‘Dry.’ Stephanie Linus’ flick,” Dry”, will be screened at the 2019 Pan African Film & Arts Festival, PAFF for the second time back to back. The movie, written, produced and directed by Stephanie Linus will be screened at the event holding in Los Angeles, USA this February 2019. In a first for Linus, the actress and director was recognized at the first ever Blacks In Cinema presentation on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson kicked off…

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Davido Overruns 20,000 Capacity O2 London Arena With His Sell-Out Gig

Davido delivers grand performance at his sold out O2 Arena gig   The sold-out massive gig at the 20,000 capacity London O2 Arena, where Davido showcased his talent Sunday night, January 29, 2019, appears to have marked another major landmark signpost in his career. The concert will go down in history as one that will be remembered in a long time as DMW boss etched his name in the history books, selling out the iconic O2 Arena and highlighting a vivid indication of his increasing dominance on the global scene.…

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Tourism: Lagos Economy Hits Over =N=50Bn Cash Transactions Last December

Crowd at One Lagos Fiesta lase December The Lagos State economy, for the second year consecutively raked in a major and unprecedented boost in the entertainment, hospitality and creative sectors in four weeks of the yuletide season. Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Steve Ayorinde disclosed on Saturday. Trends and reports monitored by the Lagos State Government over the four weeks in December, especially during Christmas and New Year festivities, captured an estimated spending, well above =N=50bn in cash transactions, a record slightly higher than December 2017 which also…

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2019 Academy Awards May Not Have A Host

For the first time in nearly three decades, the biggest award night in movies, The Oscars may be held without a host, making it one of the most radical reinventions in the awards show’s long history. Those familiar with the new plans say the Academy is now considering selecting a crop of A-list personalities who will introduce various segments of the ceremony instead of relying on a prominent name to set things off. With just six weeks from the live show — on February 24, 2019, the producers and the…

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Complete List Of Golden Globes Awards 2019 Winners

The Golden Globes for movies and television, chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, were handed out at a gala dinner in Beverly Hills on Sunday, hosted by actors Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg. British talent had a lot to celebrate at the Golden Globes, with Christian Bale, Olivia Colman and Richard Madden among the winners. Below is the full list of the winners in all categories: Best Actor, TV Musical or Comedy – Michael Douglas Best Motion Picture, Animated – Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse Best Actor, TV Series Drama…

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Wande Coal Fires Up Benin City Residents @ New Year

Wande Coal on stage The ancient city of Benin, on the New Year’s eve, Dcember 31, 2018, had an unforgettable experience as Goldberg Lager Beer brought the residents a spectacle of culture, arts and music, tagged Unlimited Fun, held at Kada Plaza. Both consumers and music lovers had a swell time. The grand cross over event was an ample fill of energy, excitement and entertainment, as it featured a special appearance from Nigerian music star Wande Coal along with other artistes on ground to thrill the audience. Excited music fans…

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Burna Boy, D’banj, Others Set Stage On Fire @ Lagos concert

Burna Boy Afro-fusion sensation, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy pulled a stunning performance at his headline sold-out show alongside D’banj, Wizkid, Davido and 2baba. The concert tagged ‘Burna Boy Live’ held at the EkoHotel Convention Centre, Lagos on Wednesday. The ‘Gbona’ singer performed his hit songs such as ‘On the Low’, ‘Ye’ and ‘Wo Da Mo’ with D’banj who brought his famed harmonica to stage which excited fans. ‘Burna Live’ will mark a direct follow-up to the singer’s highly publicised concert at Brixton Academy, O2 Arena in London, which was…

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‘Golibe Festival’ Cultural, Economic Innovation – Obi Of Onitsha

Obi of Onitsha inaugurates ‘Golibe festival’ ‘Golibe Festival’, was on Tuesday described as a cultural innovation designed to reinvigorate and reposition the Onitsha culture and economy. The Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe, made the description while inaugurating the maiden edition of the festival in Onitsha. Speaking at the colourful event, Achebe said that Golibe, which means rejoice, was part of the initiatives to attract indigenes, neighbours and other Nigerians to the ancient kingdom. “Golibe is instituted to re-engineer Onitsha into a vibrant 21st century city and globally acclaimed destination…

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