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Friday, April 10, 2020

Nigerian to play Shirley Chisholm in ‘Mrs America’

Nigerian-American actress and comedian, Uzo Aduba, has been cast as Shirley Chisholm in new FX limited television series: “Mrs America.” Aduba, an Emmy award winner, popularly known for her role as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren...

Queen Latifah To Release First Album In Over A Decade

Queen Latifah revealed to The Blast that after a nearly 10-year break, she finally has new music on the way. The outlet caught up with Latifah in New York City on Thursday to ask her...

Juliet Ehimuan: Building for the Next Billion Users

Where is the next billion dollar idea going to come from? It just might come from you. The opportunity in Africa is big. The current population of 1.2 billion people is projected to more than...
The Half God of Rainfall - Inua Ellam - London Theatre

THE HALF GOD OF RAINFALL by Inua Ellams: A London Theatre Date for your...

Kiln Theatre, Fuel & B.R.T present THE HALF GOD OF RAINFALL by Inua Ellams Cast: Rakie Ayola  & Kwami Odoom Dates: From 25th April to 17th May Venue: Kiln Theatre, 269 Kilburn High Rd, Kilburn,  London NW6 7JR Tickets: £10 – £32.50 SPECIAL OFFER All...

How Nigerian languages could be promoting gender bias

It is not meant for women So when are you getting married? Don’t you know you are a woman? Let boys be boys I have your type at home! Act like a lady Conversations around women’s rights in Nigerian has...
Josiah Ransome-Kuti

Josiah Ransome-Kuti: The Revolutionary Music Minister

Josiah Jesse Ransome-Kuti was born to Egba’s parents on June 1, 1855. His grandparents were from the town of Igbein but became a part of the first settlers of Abeokuta after it was founded...

How HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has turned Northern Ireland into a tourism hot spot

The popularity of the fantasy television saga, which returns on April 14 for its eighth and final season - as excited as we are, sees 30 coaches of tourists a week travelling to filming...

Billboard Music Awards 2019: Rapper Cardi B leads with 21 nominations, followed by Drake,...

The nominees of Billboard Music Awards 2019 were announced on 4 April, and Cardi B is in the lead with 21 nominations across 18 categories. Following her are Drake and Post Malone with 17...

NATO honors Nollywood with Emerging Market Award in Las Vegas

Our Nigerian movie industry has been honored with the Emerging Market Award, by the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), otherwise called CinemaCon. Sponsored by ComScore, an American media measurement and analytics company, the recognition...

Literary Icon, Gabriel Okara, dies at 97

One of Nigeria’s foremost writers, poets and novelists, Dr Gabriel Okara, has passed away. Okara, who is from Boumadi, Bayelsa State, died at the Federal Medical Centre in Yenagoa, in the evening of Sunday, March...