As part of efforts aimed at a continuous promotion of the culture and traditions of the people of Southwest Nigeria, Goldberg, Nigeria’s leading culture-centric beer brand, has announced plans to sponsor various cultural festivals across the region. The festivals, which include Osun Osogbo, Udiroko, Oranyan, Ojude Oba, Olojo and Oyemekun,...
The Osun State Government has declared Monday, August 21 as public holiday to commemorate the annual Isese Day. The state government made this known in a press statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy,  Mr Adelani Baderinwa and made available to journalists in Osogbo on Thursday. Isese Day is a...
In a bid to stimulate its economic and tourism potentials, Lagos State is set to host the maiden edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival from September 25 to October 1, 2017.   The Lagos State government is collaborating with beer brewers in the country and their counterparts across the globe to...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has reiterated the government's decision that any programme meant for Nigerians must be produced in Nigeria, saying he was not appointed Minister to develop the economy of other countries at the expense of the Nigerian economy.   In a statement in Lagos on...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday announced the establishment of a 1-million-dollar Venture Capital to boost the Creative Industry. The Minister made the announcement at the opening of the two-day Creative Industry Financing Conference holding in Lagos, saying 20 people, each investing $50,000, are expected to help make up...
The Ooni of Ife, HRH Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi would lead high profile guests and personalities at the launch July 10, 2017 of a new lotto and lottery brand Western Lotto. The event would take place at the Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island office of the company. Special guests include Senator Obinna...
The Christian Association of Nigeria (Youth Wing) on Thursday called on the Federal Government to probe the attack in the building of the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun-Egbe , Lagos and the recent incident on House on the Rock in Abuja.   The organisation said it had uncovered, thorough...
On Friday, April 28, FORBES WOMAN AFRICA's "Against the Odds with Peace Hyde" will premieres on CNBC Africa, adding another thought-provoking and inspirational lifestyle show to their arsenal. The show will feature women who are trailblazers in their respective fields of business and who inspire younger women to be...
 The countdown has begun to the most anticipated and insightful learning experience at the Runway Jazz 2017 Music and Business Masterclass, taking place on April 29, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria.  The Masterclass is a prelude to the Runway Jazz Concert, a special celebration...
Nollywood legend Peter Edochie turned 70 years on Tuesday and attributed his good health to healthy living. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka, he said that is focused. He said that he was still feeling strong attaining “three score and ten” years. “Taking life easy and...
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts (www.StarwoodHotels.com/sheraton), part of Marriott International, Inc.), today announced the debut of Sheraton Grand in Africa with the opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry (www.SheratonGrandConakry.com), welcoming it to the brand's premier tier of hotels recognized for their exciting destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and guest...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has pledged to leave a legacy of turning Nigeria's rich tourism potentials to a tourism economy. The Minister made the pledge in Abuja on Tuesday when he received the International Tourism Adviser of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, Mr. Jim...
The Catholic Archbishop of Kampala, Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, has warned women against beating their husbands, saying they "should love and respect them", Uganda's privately owned Daily Monitor reports. He was reacting to a police report about Mpingi district in the Uganda's central region, which showed that five out 10 reported...
The Federal Government has included the creative industry in its economic recovery and growth plan in order to underscore the political will to harness the immense potential of the sector for economic empowerment. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this in Abuja  yesterday in a...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has tasked stakeholders in the nation's movie industry to fashion out a structured system of distribution that will guarantee return on investment and protect Nigerians from exposure to unwholesome products. The Minister made the call in Lagos on Tuesday while declaring...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday received the report of the Review Committee of the Motion Picture Council of Nigeria (MOPICON), with a pledge to immediately kick-start the process of making the regulatory body a reality. Speaking after he was handed the reviewed document by...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has commended the members of the Artifacts Rescuers Association of Nigeria for playing a strategic role in the preservation of the nation's cultural heritage, saying the ministry will continue to partner with them to retrieve and preserve stolen artifacts. The Minister...