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3 Dec 2017
In 2016 Nollywood’s combined box office topped N3.5 billion ( $11.5 million) with local movies generating 30% in sales. To some, that's insignificant but to Bank of Industry, that is outstanding.
25 Nov 2017
By supporting young, passionate and creative, BoI is hopeful that Nigeria's emerging fashion designers will make the industry Nigeria's new oil.
16 Nov 2017
WIMBIZ, an annual conference of women in business took place at the Eko Hotel, VI Lagos. The largest gathering of women sought more roles for women in nation building.
27 Oct 2017
Largest social networking platform in the world, Facebook launched Africa's first SME Council in Nigeria on Wednesday, October 25, as part of its ongoing commitment to support small and medium sized businesses throughout Africa.
25 Oct 2017
Kenya's disputed presidential election has set the nation on the brink. President Uhuru Kenyatta has snubbed a crisis meeting called by the electoral body ahead of the Presidential election re-run.
24 Oct 2017
Cannabis is the most commonly used drug at the global level, with an estimated 183 million people have used the drug in 2014.
23 Oct 2017
5 artists to watch at ART X LAGOS 2017.
23 Oct 2017
Reality TV Show Star and Musician, Timi Dakolo, is backing the production of reality shows outside Nigeria.
17 Oct 2017
Sportswear manufacturer, Nike, just released a new football Ad and it features one of the sounds of Fela, Africa's legendary musician.
11 Oct 2017
5 things to know about ART X Lagos.
10 Oct 2017
Ghana's gas explosion: 5 things to know.
10 Oct 2017
Nigeria's notorious kidnap suspect, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, alias 'Evans', was plotting his escape from prison until it was foiled.

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