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100 ‘change agents’ emerge from Creative Youth Boot Camp

No fewer than 100 young Nigerians have graduated as creative agents from the Street Project Foundation’s Creative Youth Boot Camp. The boot camp with the theme, ‘Art for Social Transformation’ commenced in November 2019 and ended in March 2021. The programme, which was fully funded by VOICE, was designed to expose the vulnerable youths in...

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Training necessary to succeed as actor –Olaide Adeyiga

Actress, Olaide Adeyiga, has said that the place of training in the careers of actors cannot be overemphasized. In an interview with Sunday Scoop, the Theatre Arts graduate of the Lagos State University said, “Training is a prerequisite for success as an actor. One becomes better at anything one does when one keeps practising and...

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Why we hosted TEA Conference –Amoke Alaga

The convener of The Exceptional Alaga conference 2.0, Olaoluwakitan Abiola, popularly known as Amoke Alaga, has said that the after effect of the COVID-19 pandemic was a major reason behind the recently held conference which provided a platform for Yoruba traditional wedding Master of Ceremonies to learn and relearn. Abiola noted that the ‘alaga’ profession...

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I’m taking Easter carnival to people’s homes –Rachael Okonkwo

Actress, Rachael Okonkwo, popularly known as Nkoli Nwa Nsukka, has said that in light of COVID-19 restrictions, she would be taking her annual three-day Easter carnival to people’s homes, instead of them all coming out to a single venue. The Enugu State-born actress noted that her aim was to reach out to the underprivileged in...

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Entertainment

IWD: Trophy celebrates Iya Rainbow, Iya Awero

To commemorate the International Women’s Day, Trophy, a product of International Breweries Plc, rolled out the green carpet in celebration of two female Nollywood veterans—Idowu Philips, aka Iya Rainbow, and Lanre Hassan, popularly known as Iya Awero. The event which took place in Lagos saw a band of poets, drummers, dancers, and praise singers storm […] Read Full Story

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle split celebs

Ever since former members of the British Royal Family, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, granted an exclusive interview to popular talk show host, Oprah Winfrey, it has continued to generate diverse reactions. In the interview, the couple had stated that the royal family did not protect them enough from the British press and […] Read Full Story

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BBN’s Ozo gets another endorsement

Tofarati Ige Popular retail store for technology products, Pointek, has unveiled a former Big Brother Naija (Lockdown Edition) contestant and radio personality, Ozoemena ‘Ozo’ Chukwu, as its new brand ambassador. The partnership was announced by Pointek’s Managing Director, Emeka Oguchi, recently. Under the agreement signed by both parties, Ozo would promote the company’s phone brands […] Read Full Story