Nigerian Writer, Nneka Arimah Wins 2019 Caine Prize

Nigerian writer Lesley Nneka Arimah has been announced as the winner for the 2019 Caine Prize for African writing, making her the winner of Africa's leading literary award.

Big Brother Naija Season 4 Begins

The fourth edition of the acclaimed reality show, Big Brother Naija ‘Pepper Dem’ has kicked off Sunday with 21 contestants which is the highest number willcompete for the prize of N60 million during the duration of fourteen weeks.

MultiChoice to Sack Over 2,000 Workers

In a bid to revamp the customer service delivery model of MultiChoice, the South African pay-television company will lay off about 2, 194 of its customer service workers, the company said on Friday.

Netflix Acquires Kunle Afolayan’s Movie “MOKALIK”, Others

American media streaming service provider, Netflix has acquired ‘Mokalik’, an all Yoruba movie produced by Popular Nigerian Director and Producer, Kunle Afolayan.
Mr. Afolayan made the disclosure on Wednesday at the French-Nigerian Cinema Days at the Alliance Francaise in Ikoyi, Lagos, saying Netflix also acquired some of his other films.

China To Boost Cultural Ties With Nigeria Through Films

In efforts to significantly strengthen cultural relations between China and Nigeria, the two countries would be collaborating through the film industry. Mr. Lee Xuda, the Cultural Counsellor of the China Embassy in Nigeria on Tuesday made the disclosure at the opening ceremony of the 2019 China Film Festival in Abuja.

Femi Kuti To Perform At 2019 AFCON Opening Ceremony

Nigerian legendary Afrobeat musician, Femi Kuti will perform at the opening ceremony of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament, the organising committee said.
According to CAF, Kuti will perform the official 2019 AFCON song “Metgamaeen” alongside two other musicians from Egypt and Ivory Coast, Hakim and Dobet Gnahore.

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