Nigeria Reinstates Original National Anthem with Presidential Approval

Nigeria Reinstates Original National Anthem with Presidential Approval

President Tinubu Approves Revival of Nigeria’s First National Anthem In a significant cultural move, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has reinstated Nigeria’s original national anthem, composed by British expatriate Lillian Jean Williams following the country’s independence in 1960. This anthem, which had been replaced in 1978, is now once again the official national anthem. The lyrics…

Summer Box Office Struggles to Match Last Year’s Success

Summer Box Office Struggles to Match Last Year’s Success

The summer box office season is facing a sluggish start this year, struggling to replicate the blockbuster success of last summer’s “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer,” which together raked in nearly a billion dollars domestically. This year, studios are pinning their hopes on a mix of mid-range sequels, prequels, and family-focused animated films like “Furiosa: A Mad…

Martha Ehinome Advocates for Gender Equality and Diverse Women’s Stories in Nollywood
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Martha Ehinome Advocates for Gender Equality and Diverse Women’s Stories in Nollywood

Martha Ehinome, a multifaceted talent known for her role as Tumininu “Tumi” Kuti in the Showmax original drama series “Wura,” recently shared her insights on gender equality and the portrayal of women’s realities in Nollywood. In an exclusive interview with BellaNaija for International Women’s Month, Ehinome discussed her character in “Wura” and the qualities she…

Controversial Influencers Andrew and Tristan Tate Detained in Romania Over UK Arrest Warrant

Controversial Influencers Andrew and Tristan Tate Detained in Romania Over UK Arrest Warrant

Internet personalities Andrew and Tristan Tate are set to appear in a Romanian court following their detention by Romanian police on Monday night, prompted by arrest warrants issued by British authorities over alleged sexual offences in the UK. Andrew Tate, 37, and his brother Tristan, 35, have vehemently denied all charges, according to their representative,…

RB Leipzig Enters New Era with Puma Partnership

RB Leipzig Enters New Era with Puma Partnership

RB Leipzig has unveiled a groundbreaking partnership with renowned kit manufacturer Puma, marking a significant shift in their branding strategy. After a decade-long alliance with Nike, Leipzig has opted for a fresh start with Puma, with the German sportswear giant set to outfit the team starting from the upcoming season. The deal, reportedly valued at…

Donna Summer Estate Sues Kanye West Over Unauthorized ‘I Feel Love’ Sample

Donna Summer Estate Sues Kanye West Over Unauthorized ‘I Feel Love’ Sample

The estate of the legendary disco icon Donna Summer has initiated legal proceedings against rapper Kanye West, also known as Ye, and Ty Dolla $ign for their alleged unauthorized use of her song “I Feel Love” on their album Vultures 1. Bruce Sudano, Summer’s widower and executor of her estate, filed the lawsuit in federal…

Warner Bros. Collaborates with Snapchat for AR Campaign to Promote “Dune: Part Two”

Warner Bros. Collaborates with Snapchat for AR Campaign to Promote “Dune: Part Two”

Warner Bros. has launched a strategic campaign on Snapchat to generate buzz around the highly anticipated release of “Dune: Part Two,” set to debut on March 1, as per details shared with Marketing Dive. Central to the campaign is an augmented reality (AR) lens and custom Cameo stickers designed to run alongside video advertisements for…

Here’s Why it May be Harder to Find a Job Online
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Here’s Why it May be Harder to Find a Job Online

Recent data from online job platforms Indeed and LinkedIn is signalling a potential slowdown in the robust US labour market that has characterized the past few years. According to Nick Bunker, Indeed’s economic research director for North America, total job postings on Indeed have witnessed a more than 15% decline since the beginning of 2023….

Adekunle Gold and Simi Illuminate 2024 with Heartfelt Music Video for ‘Look What You Made Me Do’

Adekunle Gold and Simi Illuminate 2024 with Heartfelt Music Video for ‘Look What You Made Me Do’

Nigerian singer-songwriter Adekunle Gold and his wife Simi have released a captivating music video for their touching single ‘Look What You Made Me Do.’ The elegant visuals, now available via Def Jam Recordings, showcase the couple’s emotional connection and artistic chemistry. In the video, Adekunle Gold and Simi’s on-screen bond is beautifully portrayed through intimate…

FIFA Unveils Star-Studded Nominees for 2023 Men’s Best XI Players

FIFA Unveils Star-Studded Nominees for 2023 Men’s Best XI Players

Football’s global governing body, FIFA, in collaboration with the international players’ union, FIFPRO, has revealed the nominees for the prestigious 2023 Men’s Best XI Players. The list, released on FIFPRO’s official X account on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, encompasses 23 outstanding players, with the surprising inclusion of legends Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The nominations…