FG to Restructure Project Act Nollywood for Sustainability

[Guardian] The Federal Government is organizing a workshop for stakeholders aimed at restructuring and reinvigorating Project ACT Nollywood, the N3billion grant programme set up by the Federal Government to solve the main challenges impeding the growth…

[Guardian] The Federal Government is organizing a workshop for stakeholders aimed at restructuring and reinvigorating Project ACT Nollywood, the N3billion grant programme set up by the Federal Government to solve the main challenges impeding the growth of the Nigerian movie industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Can Leasing Industry Help Solve Nigeria’s Economic Problems?

[This Day] The Nigerian economy has been under siege for a long time and financial indices about the country’s economic outlook has been dismal if not downright disheartening. Statistics from both government agencies and non-governmental organisations …

[This Day] The Nigerian economy has been under siege for a long time and financial indices about the country's economic outlook has been dismal if not downright disheartening. Statistics from both government agencies and non-governmental organisations paint a very gloomy picture.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Forex Regime – a Cautious but Promising Start

[This Day] Following the introduction of a flexible foreign exchange policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), trading began in earnest last Monday. Kunle Aderinokun and James Emejo report economic analysts and market watchers’ assessment of the mar…

[This Day] Following the introduction of a flexible foreign exchange policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), trading began in earnest last Monday. Kunle Aderinokun and James Emejo report economic analysts and market watchers' assessment of the market trend in the first week of implementation of the new forex regime

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cause for Humanity Brings the World to Ubumuntu Arts Festival

[New Times] Tjarda Van Straten and Hilde Cannoodt are dance choreographers and teachers from the Netherlands and Belgium respectively. The two jetted into the country on Tuesday, as part of the foreign cast for the second edition of the Ubumuntu Arts F…

[New Times] Tjarda Van Straten and Hilde Cannoodt are dance choreographers and teachers from the Netherlands and Belgium respectively. The two jetted into the country on Tuesday, as part of the foreign cast for the second edition of the Ubumuntu Arts Festival, a brainchild of the Mashirika Performing Arts and Media Company.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Jah Prayzah in Mega Album Launch

[Zimbabwe Standard] As the news of his new album, Mudhara Vachauya inundates local social spaces, there is no doubt music star Mukudzei Mukombe, popularly known as Jah Prayzah, is setting the bar high once more.

[Zimbabwe Standard] As the news of his new album, Mudhara Vachauya inundates local social spaces, there is no doubt music star Mukudzei Mukombe, popularly known as Jah Prayzah, is setting the bar high once more.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

PDP National Caretaker Committee Press Release

[PDP] The attention of the Care-Taker Committee of the Peoples’ Democratic Party has been drawn to press statement issued by Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and professor Wale Oladipo purporting to suspend the Edo State Executive Committee of the Party.

[PDP] The attention of the Care-Taker Committee of the Peoples' Democratic Party has been drawn to press statement issued by Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and professor Wale Oladipo purporting to suspend the Edo State Executive Committee of the Party.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S.$17 Billion Gas Pipeline in Lagos Will Provide Unhindered Petrol – Dangote

[Vanguard] Africa’s richest man and owner of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has said that ongoing $17 billion Gas pipeline, fertiliser, petrochemicals and refineries project at the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Lagos, would provide unhindered avai…

[Vanguard] Africa's richest man and owner of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has said that ongoing $17 billion Gas pipeline, fertiliser, petrochemicals and refineries project at the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Lagos, would provide unhindered availability of petrol in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria