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LAGOS — Emmanuel, one of the housemates of the television reality show, Big Brother Naija, Season 6,  ‘Shine Ya Eye’ edition has won the head of house for the 7th week. This was announced by Biggie, the host of the show after the completion of the head of house challenge on Monday. Emmanuel who got the highest point during the challenge picked Liquorose as deputy head of house while Pere got the second-highest point after...

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Ronald Reagan said that about himself…looking for votes from unlikely enclaves. It worked out for him…and incredibly well, too. I thought it would benefit me, if I sold myself inside the two works of art… inside the most daring adventures in fiction writing as I never thought could have originated from the vast emptiness of my mind. I had to say that, to let you know that it isn’t my place to blow this freaking...

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One of the female house =mates of the ongoing reality TV show, Big Brother Naija Season Six, Saskay, has disclosed that she came to the show with three vibrators. The disclosure came after another housemate, Angel, asked if it was against the rules of the BBNaija house to have a vibrator inside. An argument ensured as her question made other housemates wonder what she would be needing a vibrator for when she has Sammie around...

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NEW YORK — Nigeria is expected to receive over 7,000 artifacts plundered from the Benin Kingdom. These artifacts are to be repatriated by Germany to Nigeria before October according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Permanent Secretary, Gabriel Aduda, disclosed this at the Inaugural Nigerian Cultural Show held at the Cultural Centre, Nigeria House, New York. He noted that the repatriation of the artifacts will be used to build an ultramodern museum in Edo...

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Mazi Simon Ekpa, a broadcaster with Biafra radio has been sacked for refusing to sign the rules of engagement and code of conduct guiding those broadcasting on Radio Biafra. A statement by the Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, said Ekpa also failed to follow laid down rules of operation. “It has wondered why he would not like to follow the steps of other broadcasters on the platform who have since done the needful.” “The...

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The news of the death of the veteran singer and rapper, Olanrewaju Abdul-Ganiu Fasasi, a.k.a Sound Sultan, on the 11th of July, 2021, struck many with unexplainable sorrow. For some, it was their first time encountering his name, while it came to the knowledge of some that he suffered a rare type of cancer called Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma. Hearty comments about how wonderful the late singer was, flooded the internet. Pleasant nostalgic memories from friends...

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ABUJA — The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) will soon be self-funding and stop drawing salaries and allocations from the Federal Government. The minister disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja at a public hearing on a bill to amend the NBC establishing Act. The public hearing was organized by the House of Representatives Committee on Information, National Orientation, Ethics, and Value. Mohammed was responding to the...

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Germany has agreed to return all stolen Benin artifacts by 2022. The artifacts are those stolen from the Benin Royal Court during the British incursion in 1849. This was announced on Tuesday as a press briefing in Abuja, this Nigeria capital. This event was attended by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed; the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki; and the German delegation. At the meeting, the German Director-General Culture and Communication, Dr. Andreas Gorgen said...

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ENUGU — The Enugu State Government says it has set aside loans for youths who want to engage in creative work in the state. Mr. Arinze Chilo-Offiah, Special Adviser to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on SME Development and Investment, made the disclosure in Enugu on Monday at an event to mark the 2021 World Intellectual Property Day organized by the Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC).  The theme for the year is ‘Intellectual Property (IP)and SMEs : Taking...

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LAGOS — YouTube on Wednesday launched its first YouTube Africa Reading Challenge, an online reading marathon, aimed at boosting the profile of African Literature across the continent. Nitin Gajria, Google’s Managing Director for Africa, said in a statement that the marathon reading,  featuring authors, influencers and key opinion leaders across Africa, was to popularise African authors across the continent. Gajria said that some personalities would read extracts from The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives,...

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