Duker promises bigger, better AIFF 2017

October 23, 2016

Though happy with the way this year’s Abuja International Film Festival went, its founder, Fidelis Duker, says the next edition would be outstanding   FOUNDER and Chief Executive Officer of the Abuja International Film Festival […]

Producers scale up plans for ‘Isale Eko’

October 23, 2016

HAVING tasted success last May Day at the MUSON Centre with his debut stage production, ‘Loud Whispers’ which had Ali Baba as the lead character, Joseph Edgar is teaming up with Olisa Adibua as co-executive […]

SoSlimm Entertainment signs Goon Boi, Smallz

October 23, 2016

IT is good news for up and coming Afro hip-hop singer, Adeleye Wewe, better known as Goon Boi, who has been signed on by Olumide Fadayomi’s United Kingdom-based SoSlimm Entertainment. The two-year contract between Goon […]

Klala opens studio in style

October 23, 2016

CELEBRITIES, stakeholders in the entertainment industry as well as family and friends, gathered to honour the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of Klala Photography and Films, Mr Adebusoye Solomon Adekunle, popularly known as Klala, during the […]

Maafa: A look back into slavery

October 16, 2016

The stage play spotlights the evils of slavery and why Africa will go nowhere without unity. WHY is Africa always fighting against itself? They invaded our land but we gave them the key,” the narrator […]

Ego-Alowes presents book on civil war

October 16, 2016

A new book, ‘How and Why the Yoruba Fought and Lost the Biafra-Nigeria Civil War’ written by Dr. Jimanze Ego-Alowes, will be presented on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at the Best Western Starfire Hotel, Joel […]

Why I’m picking on JP Clark —Ben Tomoloju

October 2, 2016

  Playwright and director, Ben Tomoloju, is directing the 2016 MUSON Festival play, ‘The Wives Revolt’ written by Professor JP Clark. He speaks about the play and his preparations ahead of its staging later this month. […]

‘MTN will continue to discover Nigerian talents’

October 2, 2016

TELECOMMUNICATION giant, MTN, will not relent in discovering more budding talents in Nigeria as several are still scattered across the country. Company’s Head of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs,AminaOyagbola, stated this at the MTN Project Fame […]

Feast of music, drama as 20th MUSON Festival

September 11, 2016

 Nigerians and foreigners are assured of a great time at the festival whose scope has been increased for maximum satisfaction.   IT will be a rich, tasty offering for people interested in good music, arts, […]

NAFEST returns after a year’s break

September 11, 2016

FOLLOWING last year’s no-show caused by Edo State pulling out of the hosting, the National Festival of Arts (NAFEST), is set to return next month. With the theme ‘Exploring the goldmine inherent in Nigeria’s creative […]

Playing for unity

September 4, 2016

A review of Uzor Maxim Uzoatu’s Doctor of Football by Michael Jimoh. CHRONICALLY distrustful of the military or political rulers, scornful of economic policy makers and executors, Nigerians of all stripes almost always present a […]

Entries open for 2016 Etisalat Photography Contest

August 14, 2016

THE 2016 Etisalat Photography Competition has opened. Submission of entries for the contest  which  encourages emerging photographers to capture and celebrate fascinating pictures that reflect the diversity and daring spirit of Nigeria’s expressions opened on […]

Goldberg reiterates support for Osun Osogbo

August 14, 2016

THREE years after it started a relationship with the Osun Osogbo Festival, Goldberg, a brand from the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc., says it is not yet fed up with the affair. Towards this end, […]

Akeredolu presents book on criminal justice system

August 14, 2016

ALL is set for the public presentation of Olusina Akeredolu’s new book, ‘The Indigenous African Criminal Justice System for the Modern World’. Written against the background of the demand for lawyers to seek indigenous interventions […]

Revolt of the ghost players

August 14, 2016

A review of  Uzor Maxim Uzoatu’s A Play of Ghosts by Michael Jimoh. THE players in this play, ‘A Play of Ghosts’ by Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, are all actors starring in their own show to […]

I have an atrocious memory —Molara Wood

July 31, 2016 David

The writer, critic and editor gives insights into her creative worldview at a reading organised by the Committee for Relevant Arts   IT was an evening well spent for the literati who converged on the […]

In praise of beer, culture

July 10, 2016 Akintayo Abodunrin

THE theme, ‘Beer and Culture’ was the attraction. How were the scholars and guests going to approach it; is there a connection between the two? Is it not another gimmick by Nigerian Breweries Plc to […]