Category: Entertainment

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Gets First IAAF Bronze Label for West Africa Awarded

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Road Race Bronze Label to Access Bank Lagos City Marathon makes the Lagos marathon the first full marathon in West Africa to get an IAAF label. The IAAF accreditation which was announced last week ahead of the 3rd edition of the marathon in February 2018, was the outcome…

NIGERIA BEER FESTIVAL PROMISES MAXIMUM ENTERTAINMENT,INDEPENDENCE DAY MEGA CONCERT

    As Lagos State is set to host the maiden edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival from September 25 to October 1, 2017, organizers of the event have promised to crown the week-long event with an Independence Day  mega concert.   Speaking at a press conference to announce the event in Lagos on Tuesday, Akinola Oluwaleimu, General Manager…

NNPC Tackles Corruption with Anti-Fraud Training for Staff

    …To Join Certified Fraud Examiners’ Body as Corporate Member The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will equip 50 per cent of its work force with requisite knowledge on how to identify and examine fraud as part of measures to stamp out corruption from its system. The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Dr.…

Their excellencies, creative with styles, women in filmmaking; the Nollywood cash madams

Emem Isong is a Nigerian screenwriter, film producer, and director. She has become known primarily for Yoruba language pictures, and is a dominant figure in that industry Nollywood used to be an exclusive club for men. They called the shots as creative’s and financiers, while the women were institutionally and practically given a comfortable place…

Africa Film Academy trains 220 students in filmmaking

Advertisement After three weeks of intensive training in directing, scriptwriting, acting and costuming, 220 students have graduated from the ‘So You Wanna Act’ workshop facilitated by Africa Film Academy. The graduation ceremony held at the Imo Trade and Investment Centre, Owerri, was attended by prominent personalities from governance and the creative industries. The graduating class…