FILM CORPORATION, FILM COMMISSION OR FILM COMMERCIALISATION?

By Madu C. Chikwendu Information Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed has recorded a significant number of achievements . Amongst others, he secured Pioneer Status for the creative industry. This is a very potentially transformative tax exemption instrument. It is not the Minister’s fault that investors are not knocking down the door. Neither is it his fault that stakeholders are not scrutinizing the outcome of the numerous committees including committees to review the work of previous committees like (MOPICON) rather than fast track the pending bill at the National Assembly. He recently…

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‘I NEVER LAID HANDS ON BROADCASTER’– KI DENIES BRUTALISING MC MURPHY AT PARTY

Fuji Lord, Wasiu Olasunkanmi Marshal, popularly known as K1 de Ultimate, has denied reports making the rounds that he beat up broadcaster, Wole Sorunke who is more known on Radio as MC Murphy at the 60th birthday party of His Royal Highness, Oba Abdulfatai Akamo, the Old of Itori Ewekoro, Ogun State, yesterday. Broadcasters under the aegis of Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria,(FIBAN), had at a press conference, on Friday, alleged that the Fuji super star and ‘his boys’ beat up the broadcaster at the party. The FIBAN…

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IGP, POLICE SERVICE COMMISSION FIGHT AGAIN

.IGP PROMOTES 112+PSC STEPS DOWN THE PROMOTIONSA fresh crisis is brewing between the Police Service Commission (PSC) and the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu after the commission yesterday cancelled the recent promotions of 112 senior police officers. The IGP, had announced the promotion of 13 Commissioners of Police to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors-General, eight Deputy Commissioners of Police to Commissioners and 91 Chief Superintendents of Police to Assistant Commissioners,” he said. The PSC which on Wednesday got judgement from the Court of Appeal nullifying last year’s…

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CHIMAMANDA’S LATE DAD, PROF. JAMES ADICHIE FOR BURIAL, OCTOBER 9TH

The remains of Nigeria’s first Professor of Statistics, Prof. James Nwoye Adichie, will be laid to rest in his home town, Abba, Njikoka LGA of Anambra State on Friday, 9th October, 2020. A statement issued by Chuks Adichie, on behalf of the family, said the funeral rites will commence with a vigil mass on Thursday, 8th October, at Professor Adichie’s compound, Umueri, Ezi-Abba village, Abba. The remains will then be interred on Friday, October 9th, after a requiem mass at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Abba. Professor Adichie, who holds the…

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UNVEILING JAYVOKE: NIGERIA’S NEXT BEST MUSIC STAR

The Nigerian music scene is set to witness a complete change with the unleashing of James Patrick Usani, otherwise known as Jayvoke, a powerful rapper, versatile singer, songwriter and lyricist. Born on December 18, 1993, in Ugep town in Yakurr L.G.A of Cross River State, Jayvoke grew up in Lagos State and started off as a rapper and songwriter and has shown over the years that there is so much talent embedded inside him. The second child in a family of five, Jayvoke had both his primary and secondary schools…

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