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TypicalNija collaborates Dime to showcase Ice Prince in Dubai Live performance

    (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The leading Nigerian-rooted Music and Entertainment promoter based in Dubai, Typical Naija Entertainment is collaborating Sensation Dime, a world-acclaimed music promoter to showcase Ice Prince in a live music performance in Dubai on Tue, August 22nd, 2017, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Ice Prince, a rapper and Hip-hop music star, whose real name is Panshak Zamani, is a ...

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‘Thank you all for the birthday wishes’

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): I thank you all for reminding me on my birthday June 27, that I am aging by the day and no matter how long the remaining number of years might be, it is still a pointer to the fact that, I should be cautious of my actions and inactions to my fellow mankind and environment at large, ...

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Dubai Parks plans spectacular New Year’s Eve

Dubai Parks and Resorts, the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure and entertainment destination, will host a dazzling New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31. Called the “Celebrate Amazing Countdown”, the event takes place starting at 9 pm inside Bollywood Parks Dubai in front of the magnificent Rajmahal Theatre and will feature live music, performances, family fun and brilliant fireworks. Admission ...

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Dubai officially opens $3.6bn theme park destination

  DXB Entertainments, the Dubai-based leisure and entertainments company, has opened its ambitious Dubai Parks and Resorts, a Dh13.2 billion ($3.59 billion) entertainment destination in the Middle East, at a grand ceremony held in the presence of VIP dignitaries. The Middle East’s largest theme park destination comprises three theme parks – Motiongate Dubai, Legoland Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai and Riverland ...

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Qatar plans to build new entertainment complex

  Qatar’s Economy and Trade Ministry has invited bids for the construction of an entertainment and tourism complex in the capital Doha, said a report. The project, comprising shops, restaurants, car parks and entertainment and tourism facilities, will be located at the old Doha Exhibition Centre and will have an area of around 84,875 sq m, reported Zawya Projects citing ...

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Typical Naija on the match again: Collaborates Ceekay Sprout to feature CDQ, Bolojay in Dubai Live performance

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The leading Nigerian rooted Music and Entertainment promoter based in Duba, Typical Naija Entertainment is collaborating  Ceekay Sprout to feature a Nigerian rapper popularly known as CDQ and a South Africa Based, Nigerian Hip Hop singer, BoloJay in a live music performance in Dubai on Friday, December 23rd 2016. The Chief Executive Officer of Typical Naija Entertainment, ...

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Lanre Adenekan of Typical Naija bags Scream Awards’ Best International Promoter in 2016

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): One of the world leading Music and Entertainment promoter, rooted in Nigeria but based in Dubai, Mr. Abdul-Azees Olanrewaju Adenekan, the Chief Executive Officer of Typical Naija Entertainment, has bagged Scream Award’s International Promoter of the Year, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Note that Scream Awards is a West Africa’s Biggest All Youth Awards. Adenekan had featured many Nigerian ...

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Etihad Museum opens to public on January 7

  Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced that the Etihad Museum will open its doors to the general public on January 7. This follows the recent official inauguration of the museum on December 2 during the UAE’s forty-fifth National Day. The museum is currently welcoming senior officials and ...

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AFGRE to operate $1.78bn Doha Festival City

  Qatar-based Bawabat Al Shamal Real Estate Company (Basrec) has signed up Al Futtaim Group Real Estate as the manager and operator of its ambitious QR6.5 billion ($1.78 billion) Doha Festival City. Set to open its doors in February next year, Doha Festival City celebrates the best in leisure, retail and hospitality. With a gross building area the equivalent size ...

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Dubai launches new ‘open-air museum’ project

Dubai has launched a new ‘open-air museum’ project, a public art venture that will see international and local artists working together to create distinctive public artworks across the emirate to highlight Dubai’s unique identity. Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved  the ‘Dubai Street Museum’ project, a ...

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Typical Naija again! Hits Dubai with ‘Woju originator’ Kiss Daniel on October 26

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As his profile continues to rise as one of the world leading music promoter uplifting the image of stars in the Nigerian music and entertainment industry globally but specifically in Dubai, Typical Naija Entertainment, is bringing another Nigerian musician Kiss Daniel to perform in Dubai on October 26, 2016, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Typical Naija Entertainment is chaired ...

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Just going on vacation may change gene activity

  In a new study comparing a meditation retreat with just relaxing in the same locale, both options improved stress regulation, immune function and other cellular markers in the blood. Researchers measured gene activity, blood markers and reported wellbeing during the vacation and months afterward, and found a large and immediate “vacation effect” in all participants. For those who continued ...

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Majid Al Futtaim to expand City Centre Ajman

  Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall, retail and leisure developer, today announced a comprehensive redevelopment of City Centre Ajman that will see the mall almost double in size, from 29,000 sq m to 52,000 sq m. With an estimated cost of Dh600 million ($163 million), the expanded City Centre Ajman will feature 150 retail and dining outlets, as ...

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Dubai residents set to rock Falz The Bahd Guy’s music, as Typical Naija, Dubai Afrika present him today

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Africans especially of Nigeria extraction are set to rock Falz The Bahd Guy’s music today August 19th at Royal Ascot Hotel, Bur Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, the Chief Executive Officer of a Dubai-based multiple award-winning International music promoting company, TypicalNaija Entertainment, Mr. Lanre Adenekan, has said, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. Lanre Adenekan,popularly  known as Typical disclosed this ...

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Dubai Parks and Resorts to open in October

  Dubai Parks and Resorts, a leisure and entertainment destination coming up on a 16-million-sq-ft area in the UAE, announced today that it will open its gates to the public on October 31, 2016. This unique destination will feature three theme parks – Bollywood Parks Dubai, Motiongate Dubai, and Legoland Dubai, together with Legoland Water Park. The destination will also ...

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Sony wins unconditional EU approval for Michael Jackson deal

BRUSSELS: EU antitrust regulators on Monday cleared Sony Corp’s bid to buy out Michael Jackson’s stake in its music publishing joint venture, the world’s largest with copyrights to the Beatles’ songs and songs by Taylor Swift. The European Commission said deal would not hurt competition in the recorded music and music publishing industries. “The transaction will not materially increase Sony’s ...

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Suspension of MH370 search looms as hopes ‘fade’: Ministers

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, China and Australia on Friday (Jul 22) said that the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 would be suspended after the current search area has been scoured. At a meeting in Putrajaya, the transport ministers from the three countries also acknowledged that it was unlikely that the Boeing 777 would be found, despite the best efforts of ...

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Indulge in a gastronomic journey with Le Méridien Dubai

Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre has announced the launch of ‘Culinary Compass’, a one-of-a-kind passport that takes you on an exciting gastronomic journey through the hotel’s 18 global restaurants, all in one destination. Food lovers are in for a delight as they receive discounts on their food adventure. Restaurants and bars participating in the Culinary Compass adventure include ...

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Spain lures Middle East expats

More number of Middle East’s European expats are opting for multi stop summer holidays with Spain topping the list of preferred stop-offs in 2016, new data has revealed. According to Preferred Hotels & Resorts, there seems to be a marked rise in the number of expat travellers tagging an additional summer break onto their annual trip back home to see ...

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AMC to buy London’s Odeon & UCI Cinemas

AMC Entertainment Holdings said on Tuesday it would buy London-based Odeon & UCI Cinemas Group to create the world’s largest movie theater operator, marking the first big deal by a US company to buy a British firm since the Brexit vote. AMC, the No.2 movie theater chain in North America, will buy Odeon from Guy Hands’ private equity firm Terra ...

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Museum of Tomorrow

A general view shows the presentation of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 official posters at the Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 12. The Rio Olympic Games 2016 will be held from August 5 to 21.  EPA/Marcelo Sayao

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Popular music often takes negative view of aging

Music can powerfully influence mood, and for older people, the negative depictions of aging in most popular music can be a downer, researchers say. They analyzed images of aging conveyed in 76 songs whose lyrics invoke the topic. Most images were negative, they found. “We’re aware that the number of people over age 60 will probably double by 2050, and ...

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Hefner’s Playboy mansion listed for sale for US$200 million

REUTERS – The iconic Los Angeles mansion of Hugh Hefner, the founder of the Playboy empire, is being put up for sale for US$200 million, Playboy Enterprises said, one of the highest asking prices for a private residence in the United States. The Gothic Tudor-style mansion, which has an area of nearly 20,000 square feet (1,858 square meters) and boasts ...

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David Bowie, musical legend behind Ziggy Stardust, dies at 69 from cancer

LONDON: Legendary British rock star David Bowie, who framed hits such as “Ziggy Stardust” with daringly androgynous displays of sexuality and glittering costumes, has died of cancer aged 69. A chameleon visionary, Bowie straddled the worlds of hedonistic rock, fashion and drama for five decades, pushing the boundaries of music and his own sanity to produce some of the most ...

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In binge Britain, health chiefs say any alcohol is risky

LONDON: Britons should drink less because any alcohol consumption increases the risk of cancer and other diseases, government health chiefs said in new guidelines that were immediately denounced by critics as “nanny state” scaremongering. With alcohol rated as one of Britain’s biggest health problems and binge-drinking revellers causing mayhem in city centres every weekend, health chiefs said no level of ...

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Santa visits sharks

A diver dressed as Santa Claus swims with sharks at Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium in Melbourne, Australia, on December 22. EPA/Julian Smith

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Happy 73rd birthday to President Muhammadu Buhari

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): Happy birthday to the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander in-chief-of the Armed forces, his excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, on his 73rd birthday, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. May the Almighty God grant you long life and prosperity in sound health and tranquility of body/mind to steer the ship of Nigeria to the promise land. Yoruba elders say (Egan, ...

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Fuji Music legend Aree Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister lives on

(TRADE NEWSWIRE): I pray to the Almighty Allah to forgive Aree Dr. Sikiru Ayinde Barrister, in whatever ways he might have erred when alive and grant him Aljanaah Firdaus as today marks the 5th year he left the surface of the earth. (Innalilahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon” To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return), TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. ...

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Nigeria: Daid boss Olu Adeleye, family members to bury mum in Ondo this week

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The chairman, Daid Nigeria Limited, an Engineering Services/Spares provider to manufacturing & construction Industries, Dr. Olu Adeleye and family members are set to bury their mum this week at Ijomu, Akure, in Ondo state, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. The late mother, Madam Esther Faromade Adeleye was 107 years old before her demise to the world beyond. Preparation for ...

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China says Disney to get special trademark protection

SHANGHAI: China will give special trademark protection to Walt Disney Co as the iconic US firm prepares to open its first theme park in mainland China next year, a regulator said on Thursday (Nov 5). Authorities will carry out a year-long campaign to crack down on Disney counterfeits, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) said, underlining wider concerns ...

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Al Ahli Group to build Fox-branded theme park

Dubai’s Al Ahli Holding Group has signed an agreement to build a Fox-branded theme park and resort in the emirate that will open by mid-2020, Ahli’s chief executive Mohamed Khammas said on Tuesday. The complex will rival the $2.9 billion Dubai Parks and Resorts slated to launch operations next year, with both attractions important to Dubai realising its aim of ...

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Activision Blizzard to buy ‘Candy Crush’ maker King for US$5.9 billion

REUTERS: Video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc said it will buy “Candy Crush Saga” creator King Digital Entertainment for US$5.9 billion to strengthen its mobile games portfolio. ABS Partners CV, a unit of Activision Blizzard, will acquire King shares for US$18 each in cash, representing a premium of 16 percent to King’s closing price on Monday. The addition of King’s ...

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Oprah Winfrey to buy 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers

Talk-show host and media magnate Oprah Winfrey is buying a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers International Inc in a vote of confidence for a company that is helping her and millions of others lose weight. Shares of Weight Watchers nearly doubled in premarket trading. Winfrey, who for years has struggled publicly with her weight, will also join the board ...

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Jackman selfie

Australian actor and cast member Hugh Jackman (C) takes a selfie with fans during the movie premiere of Pan, in Mexico City, Mexico, on October 6. The movie will be shown in Mexican theatres from October 8.

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Toilet Man Jack Sim’s push for the Flush Revolution

SINGAPORE: Self-professed “Toilet Man” or “Mr Toilet”, Jack Sim was a successful businessman who turned his attention to toilets about 15 years ago. He started the Restroom Association of Singapore, then the World Toilet Organisation (WTO) to ensure cleanliness in Singapore toilets and to ensure that people in other countries, such as India, got access to toilets. His efforts have ...

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