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INTERVIEW: How we're checking music copyright infringement - MCSN

Nigeria, Aug. 17 -- In the last decade, the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria popularly known as MCSN, has been inundated with several challenges. The most prominent being a longtime battle with it... Read More


Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido nominated for 2019 AFRIMA

Nigeria, Aug. 16 -- Nigerian music stars, Tiwa Savage, Davido, Burna Boy, Simi, Wizkid, Kizz Daniel, Teni, Yemi Alade and Niniola have been nominated for the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). The Afr... Read More


Meet Nigerian teens who shoot sci-fi movies with smartphones

Nigeria, Aug. 16 -- 'The Critics', a group of teenagers from Kaduna State who shoots science fiction films with their smartphone, has become famous. The teenagers, who are cousins, said they learned ... Read More


Kenyan DJ arrested after displaying gun online

Nigeria, Aug. 15 -- A Kenyan entertainer, DJ Moh, has been arrested for publicly displaying a firearm. The deejay was attending a fellow DJ, Kym Nickdee's birthday party, on Tuesday, when his picture... Read More


Toyin Abraham remarries, weds colleague Kola Ajeyemi

Nigeria, Aug. 14 -- Nigerian actress, Toyin Abraham, has finally confirmed her union with fellow actor, Kolawole Ajeyemi. Her handlers shared a wedding photo of the couple with a congratulatory messa... Read More


Social media, Internet affecting home video patronage - Iya Rainbow

Nigeria, Aug. 13 -- Veteran Nigerian actress, Idowu Philips (popularly called Iya Rainbow) has attributed the dwindling sales of home videos to the advent of social media and the internet. The actres... Read More


#BBNaija: Khafi reacts after report of possible Met Police sanctions

Nigeria, Aug. 13 -- The management of Khafi Kareem has risen to the defence of the BBNaija Season 4 housemate saying she remains a "proud black female officer". In a statement released on her officia... Read More


Top Ivorian singer, DJ Arafat, killed in bike accident

Nigeria, Aug. 12 -- A top Ivorian singer, DJ Arafat, has died following a traffic accident, Cote d' Ivoire's official state broadcaster, RTI, is reporting. The 33-year-old, who was the champion of th... Read More


Naira Marley drops controversial 'Soapy' video

Nigeria, Aug. 11 -- Controversial Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola (popularly known as Naira Marley), has dropped the video of his controversial song, 'Soapy'. Naira Marley featured his 'incarcerated b... Read More


Nigerian writer Ayobami Adebayo wins 2018 9mobile Literature Prize

Nigeria, Aug. 9 -- A Nigerian writer, Ayobami Adebayo, has been announced the winner of the 2018 edition of the 9mobile Prize for Literature. The award is one of the most prestigious literature prize... Read More