President Muhammadu Buhari is to declare open the 61st Meeting of the United Nations World Tourism Organization/Commission for Africa (UNWTO/CAF), scheduled for 4-6 June 2018 in Abuja. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced this in Abuja on Tuesday when he paid an advocacy visit to the Minister of the Federal...
Popular Yoruba gospel artiste, Tope Alabi has narrated how her mother’s disciplinarian nature helped keep her on the right path in life. She revealed that her mom taught her not to be too close to men while she was growing up. Alabi made this known in a recent interview with Tofarati...
British supermodel, Naomi Campbell, has congratulated her British-Nigerian singer lover, Joseph Adenuga a.k.a Skepta, who has been honoured with a chieftaincy title in Ogun State. Thirty-five-year-old Skepta, an award-winning English grime artist who is in a relationship with 47-year-old Naomi Campbell, was born in Tottenham, United Kingdom, to Nigerian parents. His...
Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has urged Nigerians, particularly Christians to cherish and guide their faith by living a selfless service, sacrifice,  love and righteousness in the manner of Christ.    The governor by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Ottah Agbo, said that, without the death and resurrection of Jesus...
Months ago, the city by the lagoon was awash with festivities lined up for a memorable golden jubilee. It spanned several weeks, thus allowing Nigeria’s commercial capital a much needed makeover. Muralists left their handprints on bridges and clover leafs. Playwrights staged productions commemorating the state’s creation. Boat regattas...
At least a dozen governors, including President Muhammadu Buhari, was in Kano on Saturday, to grace the wedding ceremony of Fatima Ganduje and Idris Ajimobi, both children of Kano and Oyo state governors respectively. Besides the parents of the bride and groom, Abdullahi Ganjude and Abiola Ajimobi, other governors spotted...
The Lamdo Gashaka in Taraba, Alhaji Zubairu Hammangabdo on Sunday urged the media to assist in promoting the tourism and agricultural potentials of the Local Governnent Council. Hammangabdo, a first class chief, made the plea at Gashaka when executives of the Correspondents' Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, Taraba...
There is palpable tension in Jalingo as facts emerged that the state government may have concluded arrangements to create chiefdoms  within the Muri emirate territory as well as other parts of the state. Quick News Africa reports that the Muri emirate territory ,which is dominated by Fulani , covers Lau,...
Saudi Arabia began screening feature-length animated children’s films at the weekend in a makeshift theater, after a 35-year-old ban on cinemas was lifted in the conservative Islamic kingdom. The first permanent theaters could open as early as March, part of a liberalising reform drive that has already opened the door to...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has congratulated Mr. Bruce Onobrakpeya over his conferment with the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM), saying the award to the octogenarian artist is a great boost for the Creative Industry. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday, the Minister said the recognition and...
His Royal Majesty, Omo N, ‘Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor, Oba Ewuare II- Oba of Benin, on Wednesday made an historic visit to Abuja after his coronation in October 2016. The Oba who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about 5:05p.m., was received by some Benin traditional chiefs, prominent Benin...
UNESCO in partnership with the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC) would mark the 40th anniversary of FESTAC 77 to push for the preservation of images captured across the globe for posterity. This is contained in a statement by Mr Olushola Macaulay, UNESCO’s National Information and Programme...
“Fashions fade, style is eternal” Yves Saint Laurent Every season many fashion houses create new trends of  hoping of winning the attention of women of fashion. Clothes, shoes, jewelry and bags. After all, women's bag bags have ceased to be just an accessory, now it is a kind of identity...
The Lagos State Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola has stated that the just concluded Nigeria Beer Festival has enhanced the tourism potentials of the state and also broadened the perception of foreigners on the entertainment culture in the country.   She made this assertion at the...
Nigerian Breweries Plc has concluded plans to hold the ninth edition of its Golden Pen Awards aimed at rewarding media excellence, on October 6, 2017, at the Zinnia Hall of Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.   The company announced that over 250 entries were received when submission closed for...
 Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has congratulated the Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona on the successful celebration of the 2017 Ojude-Oba festival ‎which took place last Sunday. Dickson in a statement issued on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson expressed delight that the annual festival...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to replicate in the Creative Industry the role it played in promoting the agriculture and health sectors. The Minister made the appeal in Abuja on Tuesday when he led stakeholders in the...