Canadian-Nigerian film-maker wins Kevin Hart’s film contest

Photo caption: The cast of Sweet Revenge Sweet Revenge, a film produced by a Nigerian-Canadian film director, Pascal Atuma,   has won this year’s Kevin Hart’s North American Film Competition.  A total of 654 films were submitted for the short films competition. A jury made up of Kevin Hart’s comedy outfit, Laugh Out Loud; Lionsgate, and Just For Laughs team picked the best 10. Still, Pascal Atuma’s Sweet Revenge made the top 10m list.  The best 10 were then put to the public to pick the top 5 through voting on…

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Runsewe addresses 32 countries, changes Nigerian culture narratives

The director-general of the National Council for Arts and Culture made history on Thursday, July 26th, 2018 by addressing 32 countries from around the world on the need to change the narratives of culture in Nigeria. Otunba Segun Runsewe seized the historic moment to redefine Nigerian culture during a dinner boasting 32 ambassadors from all over the world with his message reaffirming the fact that culture is Nigeria’s new oil. Delivering a welcome address at the pre-INAC diplomatic dinner for ambassadors, a follow up to the International Arts and Crafts…

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EFCC arraigns three INEC officials over alleged N179.8m fraud

The Economic ad Financial Crimes Commissione (EFCC), on Monday July 30, arraigned three staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before a Federal High Court. Lagos, on alleged fraud of N179. 8 million. The three accused who are from Ogun State INEC office are: Yemi Akinwonmi, Dickson Atiba and Ogunmodede Oladayo. They were arraigned before Justice Sule Hassan led-court on an eight count-charge bordering on conspiracy, but befitting from proceeds of crime, receiving various cash sums without going through financial institutions and accepting various cash sums exceeding amount authorized by…

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