Celebrity

Large turn out for Dagrin Audition

Young and upcoming actors who have always dreamt of stardom and limelight had a rare opportunity to have the limelight shine on them penultimate Friday  as Stingomania Entertainment, the outfit behind the Dagrin Movie Project auditioned for roles in the biopic. The contestants who were in their hundreds despised the scorching sun to be a […]

Nollywood

Nnenna and Friends -Go to schools

A new channel of entertainment and learning has been opened to children as popular children brand, Nnenna and Friends seeks to admit more children into its fold by establishing fan clubs in schools across the federation. The children brand sprang up after Yinka played the role of Nnenna in one of the popular soaps of […]

Weird

Judges Criticize Naming of Kenyan Violence Suspects

Nairobi — ICC judges have strongly criticised Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo for publicly naming six Kenyans suspected to bear the greatest responsibility for the post-election violence. The three pre-trial chamber judges have ruled that the naming of the six suspects has unfairly exposed them to negative publicity even before the ICC determines whether they have […]

Asia Pacific

Nigeria, China Trade Relations Hit U.S.$7.5 Billion

CONSUL General of the Peoples Republic of China in Nigeria, Mr. Guo Kun, has revealed that the Nigeria-China bilateral trade volume surpassed $7.5 billion mark in 2010. Mr. Kun said in areas like contracted projects, free trade zone investment and cultural exchanges dynamic and exciting bilateral cooperation exists, just as he described the relationship between […]

Nigeria News

Nigeria: Jonathan Cancels Campaign in honour of the Dead Fans

Abuja/Port-Harcourt — President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday announced the indefinite postponement of presidential campaign activities in honour of the victims who died during the South-South zonal rally in Port Harcourt over the weekend. This is just as the President and the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, also cancelled all official engagements scheduled for yesterday, Sunday, at […]

Weird

Party Politics And The 2011 Elections

In previous articles, since 2007 I have always defended and given the excuse for our aberrant democratic practice as being nascent, (i.e. new, embryonic, blossoming, hopeful, promising, and budding). In fact, I try very hard to believe in my own folly, always trying seriously to believe myself that we cannot perfect our brand of democracy […]

Nollywood

Nollywood: Koga set to replace Ultima studios

Although a painful loss to Nigerian entertainment; Ultima studios that was ravaged in a fire incident sometime this year is about to be replaced. Some entertainment entrepreneurs have pulled resources together to provide entertainment solutions in more dynamic ways. They claim to have the ‘Power to Entertain’ and they are set to unleash this power […]