‘We ‘ll revisit Rahama Sadau’s expulsion if…’

Abdullahi Maikano Usman is the recently elected National President of the Motion Pictures Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN). In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA in Kano, the new president speaks on his plans to recall those on expulsion and how he intends to reach out to the disgruntled members in order to reposition the association. Congratulations for More...

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By Blueprint Newsroom On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Mercedes gives us a taste of the good life

IF you were to have one car for the rest of your life, what would it be? I have my answer and it’s been the same for decades. It’s the Mercedes-Benz E-Class estate. Relaxing to drive, built so well that it will More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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I want to marry and live in Nigeria – Hadiza Gabon

Hadiza Aliyu Gabon is from Libreville, the Capital of Gabon. After obtaining a Diploma in French from Ecol de Francaise Gabonese in Gabon, the 28-year-old Kannywood actress in 2007 decided to make a foray into acting More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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My discomfort with ‘nudity’ in Hausa films

By Muhsin Ibrahim It’s usually in the evening when CTV or NTA, Kano would show a TV series and serials of Hadarin Qasa, Zaman Duniya, Hana Wani Hana Kai and others in the early and the middle 1990s. Watching those More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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We ‘ll deploy ‘Cultural Diplomacy’ to end Xenophobic attacks – FG

Stories by Ibrahim Ramalan The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria will deploy ‘cultural diplomacy’ as an effective tool to put an end to the incessant xenophobic attacks More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Expert tasks states on tourism development

Mr Samuel Alabi, a tourism and hospitality expert, on Tuesday called on state governments to develop their tourism products to attract more local and international tourists. Alabi told the News Agency of Nigeria More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Chimamanda Adichie launches “Wear Nigerian” project

By Ibrahim Ramalan Award-winning Nigerian literary icon, Chimamanda Adichie, has launched “Wear Nigerian’’ project, geared toward promoting made-in-Nigeria outfits. The author said on her Facebook page that More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Sibombo crooner weds heartthrob

By Awaal Gata Hauwawu Shehu, the leader of Sibombo, a popular Nupe musical group, was wedded at the weekend by her long-time boyfriend, Tauheed Waziri. Waziri, a staff of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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Social media and literature: The journey so far

By Aliyu Jalal When Romeo Oriogun, the Nigerian poet who has recently won the heatedly competed 2017 Brunel African International Poetry Prize said all the poems he submitted were written on Facebook and inspired More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Who hijacked MOPPAN elections?

By Aliyu Askira The National Delegates Conference of Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN) has just ended weekend in Kano with reports of bribery, harassment, intimidation and other intrigues More...