ARTS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

National Film Institute: Application opens for Film Culture & Archival Studies Master’s programme

Call for applications from qualified candidates for admission into the 2020/2021 academic session of the master’s degree programme in Film Culture & Archival Studies being run by the University of Jos and the National Film Institute, Jos in collaboration with its German Institutions has commenced. Interested and qualified applicants for the post graduate programme are to visit:  https://portal.unijos.edu/Account/AdmissionRegistration?programme=Masters and complete the application process. Among others, applicants must have valid and active email accounts which will be used in communication between the institution and the candidates. Part of the processes also...
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Nwankpo to Ndi Anambra: I will strengthen ties between families and Governor’s Office

Akachukwu Nwankpo, ADC candidate By TOSIN ADAMS Determined to simplify governance and bring it down to every Anambra family, the governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, in the forthcoming guber poll in Anambra, Nze Sullivan Akachukwu Nwankpo, has made a pledge to strengthen the relationship between the Office of the Governor and Anambra families when he becomes the governor of the state. Nwankpo, made this promise while delivering his acceptance speech after he was announced the winner of the party’s primaries in Awka Anambra State.  According to Nze...
VIEWS

4 Industries that will disappear before the Year 2030

By Levi Borba They employ almost 1/4 of the workforce, but in less than 10 years these jobs will be history. Future events are uncertain, and detailed information about times to come is impossible. But we can use current trends, technological innovation, and reliable information to predict likely scenarios. During most of my career, this is what I did while working for global airlines. It worked fine — most of the time we were right. Predictions saved considerable money for these companies. Saving money. In that lives the biggest benefit...
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BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu arrested by INTERPOL

Nnamdi Kanu Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, one of the groups agitating for the secession of the old Eastern Region of Nigeria has been arrested. According to the Attorney General of Nigeria, Abubakar Malami, Kanu, whose group, has been proscribed, was arrested following a collaboration between Nigerian authorities and the INTERPOL. The Attorney General said Kanu was extradited to Nigeria on Sunday, June 27 and would resume trial soon. Kanu, the leader of IPOB, who lives in UK, had jumped bail while being...
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Secession: NIROH reacts to position of S’East leaders

NIROH Exco Members Ndigbo Royal Heritage, NIROH, has lent its voice to the position of political leaders in the south east, who a few days ago, rose from a meeting to declare their support for a united Nigeria devoid of injustice and marginalisation. NIROH, after its Security and Strategy Committee meeting declared support for the position of the leaders of the geopolitical zone, while harping that those pushing Igbos to the brink of another war under any guise must be called to order. In a statement by the President General...
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NIROH’s broadcast against bloodshed in Igbo land holds today

In line with its mandate to bring peace and progress into Igbo land, the Ndi Igbo Royal Heritage, NIROH will on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 continue with its worldwide online broadcast featuring prominent Igbo sons and daughters across the globe to deliberate on the lies fuelling the chaos in certain parts of Igbo land. The session which will be anchored by Dr. Paul Okoye, President General of NIROH, will start at 7.30pm Nigerian time and will avail Ndi Igbo the opportunity to ask questions as regards the Igbo nation and...
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When life loses value like the Naira…

A friend told me a story that got me thinking what life is worth today. The story is repugnant, distasteful, awful, and in the words of Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon or Pastor Chris Okotie, would amount to ‘molestus foedius’.  Here: A man was test-driving a car he had parked for a long while and suddenly needed to apply the brakes, only to realise that the braking system of the car was faulty. He intuitively veered off the major road (to save his life) into an apparently less busy route. But right...
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Nigerians and the significance of democracy

Dr Okoye By Dr. Paul Okoye I am compelled to address this issue after years of sorrows and hardship, democracy had inflicted on the long suffering Nigerians by these over surfeited hypocrites called politicians. Fela had called it ‘democrazy’ but we listened not. Fela does not possess a degree from the Ivy League or the Queens Triangle. Today is a day of sober reflection because there is nothing to celebrate especially when this posthumous award of democracy to Abiola was done by a president whom democracy does not exist in...
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Bawa: Corrupt Nigerians threatening to kill me

Bawa The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Tuesday said some persons have threatened to kill him since he assumed office. The anti-corruption agency boss stated this during an interview on Channels Television’s Breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily.  When he was asked to respond to President Muhammadu Buhari’s frequent “Corruption is fighting back” expression, Bawa said he was in New York, USA, last week when someone called and made the death threat. “Last week I was in New York when a senior citizen received a phone call...
ARTS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Zuma Film Festival 2021: Omatsola Daniel emerges Head of Jury

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), has announced members of Jury for the 12th edition of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), Nigeria’s foremost and fastest growing film festival, scheduled to take place December 1st to 7th, in Abuja, Nigeria. The five (5) member jury is chaired by Professor Omotsola Daniel of the University of Abuja.  The jury will adjudicate on all entries in the competitive category of the film festival, which is themed “SHOW THE MONEY”; chosen to further the conversation on investment opportunities available in digital content creation and exhibition. NFC,...
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