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One winner, four finalists to represent Nigeria at the 2021 Annecy International Film Festival

The pair of Mbuotidem Johnson and Ukpeme Uwakwe were selected as winner, while Egbelughe Philip and Stanlee Ohikhuare, Oyikan Odunlami and Temidayo Odunlami, Brian Wilson and Eseme Joseph, Oluwayomi Oluwasegun Samson and Omotunde Akiode were selected among the top five finalists with the best creative animation projects in Nigeria to pitch their works as part […] Read Full Story

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A look at ‘Twice As Tall,’ the Grammy Awarding winning Nigerian album that puts Africa on the map

Twice As Tall

On August 14, 2020, the Nigeria music scene heard a new and unique sound from the stable of one of Africa’s multi-talented artistes. That day, Burna Boy, whose real name is Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, released his mostanticipated fifth album, which he aptly tagged, ‘Twice As Tall’. As expected, the new album was jam-packed with enthralling […] Read Full Story

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Music

Anu: Female percussionist on the rise

While watching her electrifying performance on stage with ‘Ekwe’; an Igbo traditional musical instrument made from wood, one wonders aloud how this beautiful woman makes such rhythmic sounds from a mere wooden instrument. Yes, the drums, guitars, pianos and all manner of modern music instruments are everywhere, but she chose the local tool for melody […] Read Full Story

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Radisson Blu Anchorage scoops tourism award

Radisson Blu

Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel has emerged winner for the Best International Chain Hotel in the Nigerian Tourism Awards 2020. The hotel was recognised for its exemplary and conscientious contribution to tourism in Nigeria and beyond. Moreover, the befitting selection is because the hotel is part of a unique international brand providing a range of personalized […] Read Full Story

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News

Sterling Bank honoured with Special Recognition Award for Tourism Support

Sterling Bank Plc has been honoured with the Special Recognition Award for Tourism Support at the 2021 edition of the Nigeria Tourism Awards, also known as The Balearica Awards. The Nigeria Tourism Awards recognise and celebrate exemplary and outstanding individuals and organisations in the country’s tourism sector. Presenting the award to the Bank, Efetobo Awhana, […] Read Full Story

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Celebrating top women in the arts

women

Today, March 8, 2021, the world is commemorating the International Women’s Day 2021, a day set aside to celebrate the women folks for their contributions to the development of the society, as well as, to create further awareness on their challenges, rights and inclusion in leadership positions globally. This year’s celebration is on the theme: […] Read Full Story

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International Women’s Day: We need to challenge structures that relegate women to the backseat intentionally – Oak Pensions MD

International Women's Day

In celebration of the 2021 International Women’s Day today, March 8, Abdullahi Aliyu, managing director/CEO, Oak Pensions Limited, has shared a thoughtful message to women all over the world. In his words, “There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women” this quote by Kofi Annan is an accurate description of […] Read Full Story

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The Yacht: Latest indulgence in town

The Yacht Hotel

Ordinarily, a yacht is always luxurious and an epitome of unique unwinding, otherwise it will be a mere ship. With stunning views, tasteful furnishing, world-class service, and all-round grandeur, The Yacht Hotel is simply luxurious. Set on Lekki Phase 1, one of the sought-after real estate hotbeds in Africa, the luxurious boutique hotel is the […] Read Full Story

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‘Content streaming has come to stay as reliable complement to conventional platforms, TV’

Ubiebi Emoefe

In the last quarter of 2020, the Nigerian streaming business welcomed a new entrant. Since then, Wooclick, an online movie streaming platform, has recorded impressive performance in the competitive streaming space. In this interview, Ubiebi Emoefe,creative director, Wooclick International, speaks to Obinna Emelike on the difference the platform brings to the table, easy access and […] Read Full Story

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Nigerian artist, celebrities join global line-up of stars in Draw The Line campaign

fight against malaria

A new youth-focused creative campaign powered by African stars has launched to ‘draw the line’ against malaria, one of humanity’s oldest and deadliest diseases. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the campaign is championed by a global coalition of change-makers and culture influencers inspiring Africa’s youths to demand political action from their leaders to […] Read Full Story

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Nigerian artist, celebrities join global line-up of stars in Draw The Line campaign

fight against malaria

A new youth-focused creative campaign powered by African stars has launched to ‘draw the line’ against malaria, one of humanity’s oldest and deadliest diseases. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the campaign is championed by a global coalition of change-makers and culture influencers inspiring Africa’s youths to demand political action from their leaders to […] Read Full Story

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Nigerian artist, celebrities join global line-up of stars in Draw The Line campaign

fight against malaria

A new youth-focused creative campaign powered by African stars has launched to ‘draw the line’ against malaria, one of humanity’s oldest and deadliest diseases. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the campaign is championed by a global coalition of change-makers and culture influencers inspiring Africa’s youths to demand political action from their leaders to […] Read Full Story

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Nigerian artist, celebrities join global line-up of stars in Draw The Line campaign

fight against malaria

A new youth-focused creative campaign powered by African stars has launched to ‘draw the line’ against malaria, one of humanity’s oldest and deadliest diseases. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the campaign is championed by a global coalition of change-makers and culture influencers inspiring Africa’s youths to demand political action from their leaders to […] Read Full Story

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Nigerian artist, celebrities join global line-up of stars in Draw The Line campaign

fight against malaria

A new youth-focused creative campaign powered by African stars has launched to ‘draw the line’ against malaria, one of humanity’s oldest and deadliest diseases. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the campaign is championed by a global coalition of change-makers and culture influencers inspiring Africa’s youths to demand political action from their leaders to […] Read Full Story

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Nigerian artist, celebrities join global line-up of stars in Draw The Line campaign

fight against malaria

A new youth-focused creative campaign powered by African stars has launched to ‘draw the line’ against malaria, one of humanity’s oldest and deadliest diseases. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the campaign is championed by a global coalition of change-makers and culture influencers inspiring Africa’s youths to demand political action from their leaders to […] Read Full Story