Radio: Somali kids win weapons in Quran contest

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An Islamist insurgent-run radio station in Somalia says it is awarding guns, bombs and books to three children in a Quran recital contest. Andulus radio station is run by the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab militia. The station announced Monday that the first prize winner in the contest received a rifle and $700, the […]


Mirror boy who will stop the moving train

Like a moving train, ‘Mirror Boy’ records strings of achievements everywhere it went. In London it was the first African movie to premiere at the prestigious Empire Leicester Square which earned it tons of praise and achievements and placed the Nigerian movie industry on the world stage. In Ghana, ‘Mirror Boy’ reigned so well to […]


I’m proud of the turnout for damage at the cinemas so far -Uche Jombo

Following the tremendous success that the movie ‘Damage’ has been recording at the cinemas and the outpouring of accolades that it has received from movie lovers, the executive producer Uche Jombo has come out to say that she is proud at the turnout for ‘Damage’ at the cinemas. ‘Damage’ was premiered in Lagos on the […]


Shuga band retool for greater service

For Shuga band, it has been a year of roller-coaster success. From performing at the gigs of the high and mighty within and outside Nigeria, to being the choice band for the presidency, it has been one achievement after the other for the Akin Tofowomo-led band.And just when we thought entertaining guests, dishing out tunes […]