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Emefiele: Expect Contract For Renovation Of National Art Theatre Soon

The Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has expressed hope that a contract for the renovation of the National Art Theatre would be awarded in the next couple of weeks. Emefiele gave the hint while responding to questions at a news conference on the outcome of the Monetary Policy Committee meeting, on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, all approvals are in place to renovate the structure and transform it to a world class conventional Centre. “All approvals are in place; we are hoping in the next couple of weeks,…

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Celebrities Mourn Late American Broadcaster, Larry King

Some Nigerian celebrities are mourning late American broadcaster, Larry King who died on Saturday morning January 23, aged 87. These celebrities took to their instagram handles to pay tribute and mourn the ace broadcaster who had contributed immensely to American Journalism. Veteran Nollywood Actress, Joke Silver wrote on her page with the broadcaster’s picture “Rest well Larry King. You were the king of interviews. Always polite, always listening”. Renowned Comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka said “Legends don’t die, they transit to glory. Rest in peace Larry King”. Also Ace Comedian, Atunyota Akpobome,…

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‘Profane’ Secular Musician In Benue Repents, Receives Baptism

Mr Terfa Mgbateman, a secular musician, adjudged by a cleric to be the most profane of Benue musicians, received the sacrament of baptism on Sunday in Makurdi Apostle Matthew Hwande of The Salvation of Christ Family Ministry baptised the musician popularly known as Osaze in the entertainment world in River Benue and gave him the name Thaddeus. Before performing the baptism, Apostle Hwande emphasised that Christ came to call sinners to repentance. He quoted several scriptures including Luke 5: 27-32 part of which states that “I have not come to…

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Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez To Perform At Diverse Biden Inauguration

Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez will take the stage at U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony in Washington next week alongside others in what his transition team said would showcase a diverse America. The two will perform at the Jan. 20 event for the incoming 46th U.S. president, which will also feature remarks from a black firefighter from Georgia, a former Youth Poet Laureate, a Catholic priest, and a pastor from Biden’s hometown of Wilmington, Delaware. Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem and Lopez will give a musical performance.…

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National Theatre Lagos Gets New Public Relations Officer

The newly appointed Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the National Theatre, Ms Bunmi Jimoh, has promised to bring her experience to bear in the management’s vision of redeeming image of the performing arts centre. Jimoh said on Monday in Lagos that she would live up to expectations, being the first female to occupy the position since the national monument was built in 1977. “I know that my appointment calls for more commitment. “I am going to come up with trendy publicity and marketing strategies to collaborate and make successful the…

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Tourism: Runsewe Advocates Strategic Survival Plan For 2021 Amid COVID-19

The Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Segun Runsewe, has said that deep measures on COVID-19 testing and certification process were needed to support the tourism sector in 2021. In a statement on Wednesday, in Lagos, Runsewe said that the reality of the new wave of the pandemic had created additional burden for the tourism industry, such that the players do not know how to survive in 2021. He said that inbound travels across board and partial lockdown affecting outdoor recreation, hospitality businesses, are having impact on jobs…

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Minister Mourns Death Of Veteran Film Producer, Chico Ejiro

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the shocking death of veteran film producer Chico Ejiro as a huge blow to the nation’s Creative Industry in general and to Nollywood in particular. In a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday, the Minister expressed his condolences to the family and friends of the deceased, and indeed to the entire Creative Industry. He described the late Ejiro as a prolific movie director and a shining star of Nollywood, which has – through its movies – stamped Nigeria’s creative…

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Minister Hails Selection Of Nigerian Film For 2021 Oscars

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has lauded the emergence of ‘The Milkmaid’ as Nigeria’s representative in the International Feature Film category of the 2021 Oscars. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister said the film is a testament to the progress which the local film industry has made in the areas of professionalism and international competitiveness, while also highlighting Nigeria’s potential as a viable destination for cutting edge film productions. He pledged government’s full support for ‘The Milkmaid’s’ success at the 2021 Oscars,…

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Heritage Bank Boosts Creative Industry With N5bn Funds

…As Winner Of Ynspyre Account Online Giveaway Received N1m Entertainment and creative sector is about to receive a huge boost, as Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service provider has arranged to set aside N5billion as a support funds to drive the industry and stimulate sustainable growth to the nation’s economy. Heritage Bank doled out the sum of N1million to Damilola Adeyemi, a winner of an online giveaway competition to celebrate the bank’s product, Ynspyre ambassador, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, better known by his stage name D’banj, which heralds launching…

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Minister Says Arabic Language Forges Global Alliance, Unity

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has extolled the role of the Arabic Language in forging global alliance and unity among disparate racial and ethnic communities and nations. The Minister stated this at an Arabic Language Workshop on the occasion of the United Nations commemoration of the 2020 World Arabic Day, hosted by the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Abuja on Sunday. He said the language has proven to be a veritable tool in global efforts at the realization of the United Nations Sustainable Development…

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