BREAKING! EMEKA ROLLAS, ABUBAKAR RETURN AS ACTORS GUILD ELECT NEW NATIONAL EXCO IN BENIN CITY

The Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, on Tuesday elected new national executives in Benin City, Edo State. National President, Mr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas, MON, returned unopposed for a second term. He also polled 115 affirmation votes against 4 nays to secure the job just as Abubakar Yakubu Salisu got 120 yes votes against one nay vote to return as National Secretary. Veteran actress. Oby Okafor (Lolo), polled 64 votes to win the post of National Treasurer. She defeated Rhoda Adugba who polled 50 votes. Mokilese Osain polled 60 votes to…

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FUJI: A OPERA RETURNS WITH ‘FUJI VIBRATIONS’

FUJI: A Opera, the premier multi-dimensional entertainment platform, is back, bigger and better than ever with FUJI Vibrations. On December 8th, FUJI Vibrations will provide a one-of-a-kind live music experience showcasing exceptional talent from the FUJI world for one night only. 10 acts will perform on 1 single stage at Muri Okunola Park, Lagos’ most iconic music venues. The live music concert will feature a fantastic line-up of Fuji artistes, including Alhaji Sefiu Alao, KS1 Malaika, Taye Currency, King Saheed Osupa, and the Mayegun of Yorubaland, K1 De Ultimate, paired…

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THE BIG COPYRIGHT STRUGGLE IN NIGERIA (1)

By Tony Okoroji In the last quarter of 1987, the copyright campaign in Nigeria was hot because of the activities of the new Executive Council of PMAN which I led. At the same time, the structure of PMAN as a true national organization was being built across Nigeria. In most places, the two objectives were tied. Between me and then PMAN General Secretary, the late Benin born Okuoimose E. Okuoimose, we were on the road day and night, setting up the framework for new PMAN chapters in different states of…

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AFRIMA & CANEX WKND ANNOUNCE ALL-STAR LINE UP FOR CLOSING CONCERT

All is set for Creative Africa Nexus, CANEX WKND 2022, coming up from 25th to 27th November, 2022, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, as creatives, investors, industry leaders, creative industry businesses and government representatives, gather for a 3-day event with a strong focus on sharing skills and best practice from sectors across Africa’s creative and cultural industries. More than simply a business-to-business conference aimed at Africa and the diaspora’s booming creative sector, CANEX WKND is also a celebration of the creative talent that is taking the world by storm. The CANEX…

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IFPI ENGAGING WITH MUSIC 2022 REPORT: ‘NIGERIAN MUSIC FANS LISTENING TO MORE MUSIC THAN ANY OTHER COUNTRY’

IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, has released Engaging with Music 2022, a global report on how people around the world enjoy and engage with music. Based on the responses of more than 44,000 people across 22 countries, including Nigeria and South Africa, the report is the largest music study of its kind. Highlights of the 2022 findings include: Average weekly time listening to music in Nigeria is 30.4 hours. Nigerian music fans are listening to more music than any other country in IFPI’s global study, spending on average of…

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