(Video) NAN Entertainment News Summary for Sat., July 14, 2018




  1. Nigerian Afro Pop recording artist Ekenedilichukwu Ijemba, popularly known as Humblesmith has released a new music video “Attracta’’ featuring Mavin Records’ first lady Tiwa Savage.


The ‘Osinachi’ crooner announced the release of the much awaited video on his Instagram handle @humblesmith, and has had fans commending the collaborative effort.

  1. Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, D’banj and Femi Kuti have been announced as performers at the Mandela 100 Global Citizen Festival, alongside Jay Z and Beyoncé.

The festival in honour of the former South African President, late Nelson Mandela, aims to celebrate the legacy of Mandela with the aim of ending extreme poverty by 2030.

  1. Some Nigerian Artists have taken to Twitter to showcase their intriguing and creative paintings, drawings, photographs and designs with the hash tag #WeareNigerianCreatives.

The trend, which started early this year, has drawn a lot of public attention with several artists from the movement featured on CNN; among them is 11-year-old Kareem Warris, who received huge acclaim for drawing French President Emmanuel Macron within two hours, while in Lagos.

  1. Nigerian actor cum politician, Yul Edochie has been appointed as the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Anambra State on Creative & Entertainment Media.

The actor revealed this on his Instagram page thanking the governor, youths and his fans for believing and supporting his political ambition.

  1. Justin Bieber has finally confirmed his engagement to model, Hailey Baldwin saying he is ready to spend the rest of his life with her.

The 24-year-old Canadian heartthrob, proposed to the 21-year-old model in a restaurant, at a private dinner in the Bahamas.


6.Kylie Jenner, makeup business mogul, reality star and influencer is becoming the youngest self-made billionaire ever, ahead of Mark Zuckerberg, who became a billionaire at 23.

The 20-year-old Kylie, who is the youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner sisters, is on ‘America’s Richest Self-Made Women’ list and currently worth 900 million dollars, according to Forbes.

Music of the week ‘Attracta’ by Tiwa Savage and Humblesmith


Refineries upgrade: Joint venture partnership timely — Official Kano Govt captured persons with disabilities in 2021 budget Alleged looting: 2 Courts remand 34 suspects Association protests alleged imbalance in FG’s 774 SPW scheme in Niger Bank customers cash-strapped due to insufficient cash in ATMs in Ibadan Mambila power project: Senate raises concern over non appearance, zero allocation in 2021 budget NSE sustains positive momentum with N42bn growth #EndSARS: Plateau Govt. arrests 307 suspects over destruction, looting of properties EndSARS: CCD wants inclusion of PWDs in panels of inquiry plans Distance yourselves from fake news, NAN MD tells Nigerian youths Long queues resurface at petrol stations in parts of Abuja Forum restates commitment to quality education in Kano State AFAN denies poisoning water sources in Oyo State #EndSARS: NAFDAC boss condemns attack on Kaduna office EndSARS protests: Gov. Makinde inaugurates N500m compensation fund Police arrests 51 suspected looters in FCT RATTAWU urges govts to engage youths in governance Ebonyi SEMA promises to assist 2019 fire victims Troops eliminate 38 bandits, arrest 198, rescue 108 victims in North West #ENDSARS looting: Police arrest 144 suspects in Kwara Blasphemy: Court fixes Nov.26, for hearing of appeal against death sentence #EndSARS: LCCI urges dialogue, constructive engagement NCDC intensifies response to Lassa fever as dry season approaches #EndSARS: Hoodlums attack Ikole LG council secretariat, destroy properties  #EndSARS: Do due diligence before prosecuting suspects, Rights group tells police Connfusion in Gwagwalada as youths storm warehouse Omo-Agege’s aide donates relief materials to flood victims in Delta community No palliative found in Edo Deputy Governor’s hall in Jattu — Aide Ikpeazu harps on promotion of peace, unity in Abia EndSARS: Obaseki inaugurates 22-man panel #ENDSARS: Police arrest 120 hoodlums over looting in Adamawa Air Peace begins regular commercial flights to Johannesburg soon #EndSARS protest : Youths’ Minister consults Makinde over youth unrest Nasarawa Dep-Gov. donates TV sets, other items to NUJ Reps C’ttee to take up funding of NEPAD with SGF Trump blames media as coronavirus cases skyrocket Buhari commiserates with leading industrialist, Ojukwu, over wife’s death Shippers council, shipping companies mulling removal of demurrage charges on cargoes Confronting the menace of fake news #EndSARS protests: Hoodlums’ actions bound to affect FDIs negatively – Analyst Hungary to receive nearly $600m in unemployment assistance from EU – Commission Codefest launches empowerment programme for 100,000 STEM teachers #EndSARS: Fast track justice for Lekki shooting victims, YYA urges Buhari Grassroots football: Enthusiast seeks more involvement of philanthropists to develop talents Hoodlums kill Customs officer in Jigawa, cart away rifles #EndSARS: judicial panel of inquiry commences inaugural sitting in A’Ibom, assures petitioners of justice EndSARS: AMAC boss pleads with religious leaders, others to preach peace AFCON: Mozambique will perform well against Cameroon — Coach Use debate to strengthen perspectives, positions in crisis, forum’s D-G tells politicians Wheelchair tennis coach says upcoming CBN National Open crucial to players