Entertainment Business

French Media Company, Canal+ Acquires ROK Film Studious

French Media Company, Canal+ Acquires ROK Film Studious

French media giant, Canal+ Group, has acquired ROK film studios, a Nigerian production studio, from VOD company IROKO TV. In its strides to create more original African contents and strengthen its position in the continent’s movie market, the French media giant turned its sights on African viewers as growth has […]

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AFCON 2019: Dangote, Otedola Assures Nigeria’s Super Eagles of $75,000 Per Goal

AFCON 2019: Dangote, Otedola Assures Nigeria’s Super Eagles of $75,000 Per Goal

Nigeria’s Billionaire duo, Aliko Dangote and his counterpart Femi Otedola, have assured the Super Eagles playing at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-finals of a $75,000 reward for every goal scored in the encounter. Dangote and Otedola are promising a $50,000 and a $25,000 gift respectively in the […]

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Jay-Z weed business

Jay-Z Enters Weed Business by Partnering With Cannabis Company

Jay-Z has joined a California-based weed company, Caliva, as the Chief Brand Strategist in a new multi-year business partnership. American rapper Jay-Z has become the latest celebrity to enter the legal weed business, signing on to be the chief brand strategist for a California-based cannabis company. The rapper said he […]

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Tutankhamen

Tutankhamen Head Sells for $6 Million, Despite Protests from Egypt

The brown quartzite sculpture of the god Amen, carved with the features of the pharaoh Tutankhamen during his brief reign, was the star lot of Christie’s annual “Exceptional” auction of trophy objects from across the centuries. Dated by the auction house to about 1333 B.C. to 1323 B.C., and described as having […]

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