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Films In Edo Will Project Generate Over 5,000 Jobs” – Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen

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Popular Director and Filmmaker, Ambassador Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, has said ‘Film in Edo’ a project initiated by Market Development in Niger/Delta, a UKAids and Edo State government with partnership from Benin Film Academy will generate over 5,000 direct and indirect jobs in few years.

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Speaking to Omonaijablog this morning from a movie location in Edo State where one of the 10 selected movies from 10 lucky winners who emerged from UKAids Films in Edo competition and were given a marching fund to produced feature films in Edo is currently being shot, Lancelot Imasuen said, “This project is aimed at stimulating the development and sustainance of quality film production within Edo state has and it has the capacity of creating over 5,000 jobs in the State and in other Niger/Delta region. It is going to be a sustainable development and our youths will eventually be taken off the roads.”

He added that, “Benin Film Academy, a project I established in partnership with Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, will be a grooming ground for most of this young Nigerians who have decided to do something meaningful with their lives. It is worthy to note that since this project started, there have been massive support from all our host communities and those in authority.”

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“Films in Edo was created for everyone wanting to come to Edo State to film and produce whatever contents and over 1,000 upcoming and established actors, actresses, custumiers, producers and technical crews within the Niger/Delta States are currently on various movie locations with a direct job while thousands of other indirect jobs are being created.” He said.

10 winning movie scripts will be shot in Edo State this year. The 10 were the successful ones picked after the just concluded Edo State, Pitch-Win And Shot Competition and Lancelot said with this new initiative, more than 5,000 jobs will be created.

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London Ready as Angel Global Promotions Hosts ‘AfroAsia Dance & Cultural Events’ July

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London Ready as Angel Global Promotions Hosts ‘AfroAsia Dance & Cultural Events’ July

London city will be agog on Saturday, July 27, 2024 as Angel Global Promotions UK together dancers, actors and music and culture enthusiasts from different parts of Asia and Africa for the latest edition of ‘AfroAsia Dance & Cultural Events’.

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Speaking to journalists, Princess Adetutu Jakande, the CEO of Angel Global Promotions UK, stated that the aim of the event is to cross-promote Africa and Asia, celebrating the rich cultural heritage of people of both continents.

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The special events that will be taking place at Lighthouse Theatre, Camberwell Road, London, will witness a diverse range of music, cultural display and dances, with a fusion of the continents’ beautiful traditions, said Princess Adetutu.

 

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Underscoring the important role of entertainment in society, Princess Adetutu, who is an international events promoter, contends that its significance extends far beyond personal leisure. She asserts that entertainment events play a crucial role in shaping culture, fostering unity, and expressing emotions within a society. “Such events like the AfroAsia Dance & Cultural Events we’re hosting in July, holds societal importance and its impact on cultural expression and cohesion cannot be overemphasized,” she declares.

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CELEBRITY NEWS: Music Act, UTO Entertainer set to Perform Live At Ogbuefi Onitsha To Lagos Show (Eko Hotel)

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An afro-fusion and highlife singer, Uchenna Anyanwu, aka Uto Entertainer, is ready to excite his fans at Ogbuefi Onitsha to Lagos 2.0

A statement sent by his publicist, Fredoo Perry, reads in part, “Uto Entertainer has rapidly gained prominence following the success of his singles, such as Guy Like This, featuring Reminisce and his recent hit ”HELLO”. His music, known for its wide acceptance and positive impact, has resonated with fans globally.

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“His journey is marked by his ability to break boundaries and explore new horizons in the music industry.

Lagos we are ready. We promise to give you guys a premium music vibes, comedy and lots more UTO Said.

All we need is your support and love together we can.

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Get ready for the ultimate cultural experience with Ogbuefi Onitsha to Lagos 2.0! Immerse yourself in the vibrant traditions and rich heritage of Nigeria as we journey from Onitsha to Lagos in a celebration of music, dance, and unity. Join us for an unforgettable evening of captivating performances, delicious cuisine, and cultural exchange. From traditional music and dance to contemporary art and fashion, Ogbuefi Onitsha to Lagos 2.0 promises to be an exhilarating showcase of Nigeria’s diverse cultural landscape. Don’t miss out on this epic cultural extravaganza! Get your tickets now and be part of the magic. Tickets Ranges from -: 5,000 to 3million.

26 May. 2024, Ogbuefi Onitsha to Lagos 2.0

Venue: Eko Hotel & Suites

Date: May 26, 2024

Time: 7pm – 11:30pm

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Toluwani Bay releases new single, Abundance

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Toluwani Bay releases new single, Abundance

 

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Talented Afro-pop singer, Oluwasegun Israel Ajao otherwise known as Toluwani Bay, has released his much anticipated single titled Abundance.

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Abundance, which is currently streaming on major digital platforms, highlights the importance of hard work as a pathway to abundant success.

Toluwani Bay is a multi-talented singer and songwriter with a strong vocal and lyrical delivery.
Listen here: https://fanlink.tv/Toluwanibay

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