La La Land director Damien Chazelle to lead main jury at Venice Film Festival 2023

Damien Chazelle, the Oscar-winning director of hit movies La La Land and Whiplash, will lead the main competition jury at this year’s Venice Film Festival, organisers have announced. The French-American director, screenwriter and producer has close ties to the festival,…

Russian chess players to compete in Asian federation after quitting Europe

Chess powerhouse Russia has joined the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) following a vote which allows Russian players to keep competing at an international level. This is in spite of the war in Ukraine and the sanctions which the war has…

Nigerians Nse Ikpe-Etim, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Mahmood Ali-Balogun on jury of 39th DIFF

The 39th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), which takes place from July 19 to 29, has announced its films and jury members for this year’s competition including three Nigerian film practitioners but with no film from Nollywood. A statement Monday… is the number one site on all things Lagos. It will curate and aggregate news about Lagos - the city and the state as well as the people of the city. It will become the pre-eminent news site covering Lagos and its people, businesses and personalities, events and celebrations, celebrities and criminals. will be the beating heart of Lagos when it comes to news. If it’s not here, it’s not Lagos. covers Lagos like no other site. We are democratic, non-partisan, all Lagos! Itesiwaju eko!!!