MYKEL PARISH AJAERE ELECTED VEEPEE OF AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION

Nigeria’s Ambassador Mykel Parish Ajaere has been elected Vice President of the new association for film festivals in the continent of Africa dubbed African Film Festival Association (AFFA). Ambassador Ajaere is a filmmaker and founder of Africa Film Consortium (AFC) and the Nollywood Travel Festival. The association, which the founders said was established to ‘develop, consolidate and build the independent sustainability of African cinema’ and to promote African film festivals was launched at the sidelines of the just concluded 10th Luxor International Film Festival, which closed in Egypt penultimate weekend.…

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NOLLYWOOD STAR BRUNO IWUOHA IS DEAD

Veteran Nollywood actor, Chief Bruno Obinna Iwuoha has died. According to the story, Bruno died after battling with diabetes and glaucoma CKNNews quoted one of his close associates and filmmaker, Derik Zai as the one who confirmed the death on Saturday morning. Bruno has reportedly been in coma at the National Hospital, Abuja for about 3 weeks, before he died. His remains has been deposited at the hospital mortuary. Chief Bruno featured in several movies including, Magic Cap, Occultic Battle, Fire on the Mountain 2, Royal Promise, The Cross of…

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FIGURES DON’T LIE: WEMA BANK STANDING ON STRONG FINANCIAL FUNDAMENTALS -ADEBISE

Wema Bank, Nigeria’s leading innovative and digital-driven financial institution has reassured its esteemed customers and shareholders that it remains standing on strong financial fundamentals and reliable performance metrics, riding on the back of seasoned and astute leadership. The bank gave this reassurance, through its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Ademola Adebise, while reacting to a recent publication in the media purportedly alleging a dip in its liquidity status following the unaudited report for 2020 with the MD/CEO saying the report is only a deliberate campaign to create panic among its stakeholders…

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UK COURT DISQUALIFIES NDUKA OBAIGBENA AS DIRECTOR FOR 7 YEARS

A UK court has disqualified Nduka Obaigbena, founder of Thisday and Arise News, for 7 years as a director due to the compulsory liquidation of Arise Networks Ltd, caused by funding and financial difficulties related to the news channel’s operations. The Judgment handed on the 8th of April, 2021  by the High court of Justice, Business and Property Courts of England and Wales revealed that as of 31 December, 2013 the company’s liabilities were “Losses of £3,854,112; trade and expense debts of £1,545,883; related company debts of £3,094,260.” The application…

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POPULAR MUSICIAN CUM ACTOR, DMX DIES FROM HEART ATTACK

Grammy award winning rapper and actor, Earl Simmons, popularly called DMX has died a week after suffering a heart attack. He was 50. His family confirmed that the rapper and actor, died at White Plains Hospital in New York on Friday. In a statement, the family wrote, “We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50 years old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few…

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