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.
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.
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.
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.