NCAA begins investigation into Air Peace’s Oxygen Mask incident

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced investigation into the Air Peace’s Oxygen Mask incident that reportedly occurred in the airline’s Lagos-Enugu service last Friday. The Agency said the investigation is in line with standards and international best practices. The Regulatory Authority said in their statement that the investigation will be thorough and will include the review of the videos making the rounds in the social media. It noted that the investigation will be conducted in line with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Regulations (Nig.CARs) 2015, adding that at the…

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NAMA dismisses claims of obsolete equipment, begins calibration of Navigational Aids

The Nigerian airspace Management agency (NAMA) has dismissed a publication with the title “Flight Disruption Looms over Obsolete Navigational equipment.” The publication alleged imminent “massive flight delays and cancellations” during the yuletide due to “near obsolete navigational facilities at airports nationwide.” NAMA stated in their response that the above allegations is totally erroneous and misleading especially when viewed against ongoing efforts by the agency in the area of infrastructure upgrade across major airports in Nigeria. The Agency said there is the need to put things in proper perspective as the…

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Lagos set to rock with spectacular ‘One Lagos Fiesta’

Lagos is set to rock this December with its One Lagos Fiesta starting from 24th to 31st. The Fiesta with the theme: A December to Remember promises to live up to its billing by surpassing previous events. The event in its fourth edition is set to give Lagosians something to cheer about this season. Speaking on Monday, December 3 during a press briefing at the Baguda Kaltho Press Centre Alausa, Ikeja on the 2018 One Lagos Fiesta, the Lagos State commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Steve Ayorinde explained…

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AKWAABA 2018: SA Tourism excites guests as Senator Ita Giwa, Banky W, others visit stand

South African Tourism once again demonstrated to guests, and dignitaries at the just concluded AKWAABA African Travel Market why the country is the prime destination for leisure, tourism, shopping and business in Africa and beyound. The South African Tourism stand played host to dignitaries and guests in the tourism and entertainment industry in Africa and beyound like, the director general of the National Council for Arts & Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, top Nigerian musician, Banky W, popular Ghanian actor, Van Vicker and a host of others.…

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Oghenekaro Itene lands HAPA Ambassador role

Nigeria’s rising Hollywood actor, Oghenekaro Itene has landed another landmark in her journey to score a sterling point in the American movie industry with her recent announcement as the official ambassador for the Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards (HAPA). She represents the African diaspora. Oghenekaro is currently filming her debut movie in Hollywood titled ‘Chase’ where she plays the role of Jayla. The movie is written and directed by Michael Matteo Rossi, co-produced by Michael Matteo Rossi and Katrina Y. Nelson. Oghenekaro balances three careers, one as an actress, a…

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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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Nigerian born actress, Oghenekaro Itene moves closer to her Hollywood dream

Nigerian-born actress, Oghenekaro Itene is steadily inching her way to her dream of becoming one of the better known talents out of Africa plying her trade in America’s Hollywood. Following her last outing in Esohe, an epic which was  a collaboration between Nollywood and Hollywood,  served in a cocktail of the rich tradition of Bini kingdom, Oghenekaro continues the pursuit of her Hollywood Dream in Chase, in which she plays the role of Jayla.  Written, directed and co-produced by Michael Matteo Rossi, the movie is about a hit man who must prove…

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Spring & Spice make a come back with ‘I Will Always Love You’

Spring & Spice is back after several years of absent in the music industry with a new single titled ‘I Will Always Love You’.    ‘I Will Always Love You’ is a creative cover of Dolly Parton’s ‘I Will Always Love You’ which was also recorded by Whitney Houston in 1992.   This love song, laced with percussion, has melodic afrobeat influences. Rendered in a sweet mix of Yoruba and English, I Will Always Love You’ seals Spring & Spice’s position as a group of creative artistes in the Nigerian…

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Sweet Revenge by Nigerian/Canadian Filmmaker makes shortlist at Kevin Hart’s USA/Canada Film Competition

A short film, Sweet Revenge, directed by a Canadian/Nigeria film director, Pascal Atuma has made the 10 final shortlisted films  for the Just for Laugh Festival in North America. The final winner is expected to emerge through an online popularity vote for the 10 shortlisted films.  The film competition is aimed at selecting the funniest short comedy in the USA/Canada based on popular voting. The competition is organized by Laugh Out Loud, the comedy brand and multi-platform network created by Kevin Hart and global content leader Lionsgate . The 10…

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Ras Kimono dies at 60

Legendary Nigerian reggae musician, Ekeleke Elumelu Popularly known as Ras Kimono has die at the age of 60 in Lagos. Ras Kimono died on Sunday morning in Lagos after a very brief illness. Ras Kimono who was born in May 1958 was a Nigerian reggae artist whose debut album Under Pressure, led by the single “Rum-Bar Stylée”, was a big hit in the Nigerian music scene in 1989. Before he released his solo album, he was in a group called The Jastix along with Amos McRoy and Majek Fashek. He…

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