Arts/Entertainments Slider 

COVID-19: Transcorp Hotel Counts Losses In Revenue, To Reduce Workforce

………To Restructure Business Strategy, To Diversify Into Asset-Light Business Models The novel COVID-19 pandemic has caused the African Hotel and Tourism industry to lose over $50bn in revenue. Amidst this, Transcorp Hotels Plc has suffered unprecedented losses and is looking to restructure the business strategy of its hotels and optimize its operations. The management of Transcorp Hotels Plc has announced that it will be taking steps to ensure business continuity in the wake of the losses recorded due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To this end, the hotelier is diversifying its…

Read More
Arts/Entertainments Slider 

Nollywood Remake Of Tunde Leye’s ‘Finding Hubby’ Hits Cinemas November

  A movie producer and director, Femi Ogunsanwo, on Saturday said the Nollywood remake of “Finding Hubby”, Tunde Leye’s viral story, was set to hit the cinemas late in November. Ogunsanwo told newsmen that the movie, which was the remake of the 2012 fan-favourite, captures 35-year-old Oyin Clegg’s search for her handsome prince. He said “Finding Hubby” captures the journey of Clegg and her two friends, Toke and Gloria, in the adventure of “kissing the many frogs” in the quest to find their prince. Ogunsanwo has been behind entertainment successes…

Read More
Arts/Entertainments Slider 

Justify Your Appointments, Minister Charges New CEOs Of Govt Agencies

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has charged the newly-appointed Chief Executive Officers of some agencies under the Ministry to consider their appointment by Mr. President as a call to national service. The Minister, who gave the charge in Abuja on Friday at his maiden meeting with the CEOs, said they must work hard to justify their appointments. He specifically urged them to key into the 9-Point Agenda of the Administration, identified to guide the policy directions over the next few years and to achieve national development.…

Read More
Arts/Entertainments Slider 

Black Panther Star, Boseman, Dies At 43

Hollywood actor, Chadwick Boseman, who played King T’Challa in the 2018 American superhero movie, “Black Panther,” is dead, aged 43. He died in Los Angeles, California, on Friday evening after a four-year battle with colon cancer, his family said in a statement on his official Twitter handle. According to Wikipedia, Boseman’s ancestors is partly from the Yoruba ethnic group in Nigeria, and partly from the Krio and Limba in Sierra Leone. “It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman. “Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III…

Read More
Arts/Entertainments Slider 

Minister Inaugurates Implementation Committee For Creative Industry COVID-19 Initiatives

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated the Implementation Committee for the Post Covid-19 Initiatives on the Creative Industry, with a charge to the committee to design an implementation plan that will catalyze the growth of the industry.   While performing the inauguration virtually in his office in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister listed the Terms of Reference for the committee as including the design of an implementation plan on the immediate and short-term relief for the Creative Industry, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.…

Read More
Arts/Entertainments Slider 

Public Service Rules: Copyright Boss, Asein Replies Detractors

The Director-General of Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Mr John Asein has replied his detractors and accusers who alleged that he was keeping another employment and drawing salaries from both ends long after his retirement. The NCC boss was accused of keeping the position of the Executive Director of Reproduction Rights Society of Nigeria (REPRONIG), a collective management Organization regulated by the commission, a practice, which outrightly violates the Public Service Rules and  the code of conduct for public officers. The Economic Confidential search further reveals that contrary to the said…

Read More
Arts/Entertainments Slider 

Coronavirus: Safety Is Transcorp Hilton Abuja’s Priority, Says MD Dupe Olusola 

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Transcorp Hotels Plc, Dupe Olusola said the key priority of its properties; Transcorp Hilton Abuja and Transcorp Hotels Calabar, is safety amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. She said this at the Africa Tomorrow Hospitality conference during her spotlight discussion led by Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and Chairman on APO Group, a pan African communications Consultancy. The focus discussion was to deep dive into the leading hospitality brand’s strategy to keep both its hotels open at the onset of the pandemic, the ancillary revenue streams it tapped…

Read More
Arts/Entertainments Slider 

National Theatre Restoration To Generate 10,000 Jobs, Says Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the planned restoration and upgrade of the iconic National Theatre will generate about 10,000 jobs during and after the restoration The Minister stated this during the formal handover of the edifice and the adjoining 134-hectare fallow land to the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Bankers’ Committee in Lagos on Sunday ”Please permit me to start off by making a clarification: this iconic National Theatre remains a national heritage and will not be ceded to any person or group,…

Read More
Arts/Entertainments Slider 

Brooklyn Beckham’s Engagement To American Actress Peltz Excites Family  

Brooklyn Beckham, the 21-year-old model and photographer, who is the son of retired footballer David Beckham and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, will be tying the knot with 25-year-old American actress Nicola Peltz. The couple have been dating for eight months and they went public with their relationship at the start of this year. They made the announcement using a picture taken by Brooklyn’s sister, Harper. Brooklyn announced the big news on Instagram where he posted a sweet picture of the pair with the caption: “Two weeks ago I asked…

Read More
Arts/Entertainments Slider 

Bollywood Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Hospitalized With COVID-19

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, 77, tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and was admitted to hospital in Mumbai, with his actor son Abhishek — who also announced he had the virus — saying both cases were mild. “I have tested CoviD positive .. shifted to Hospital,” Amitabh Bachchan told his 43 million Twitter followers. “All that have been in close proximity to me in the last 10 days are requested to please get themselves tested!” His son Abhishek added “both of us having mild symptoms have been admitted to hospital……

Read More
Open

All-In-One Solution Pack: Hosting, Domain Registration, Web Design / Dev and Content Management. Contact : 09054605145