Don Pedro: it’s tough going into publishing, but no regrets
In a sense, my getting involved with setting up, managing National Point weekly in partnership with other public interest journalists and activists including originally, late Oronto Douglas was inevitable.
Censors board seizes uncensored films in Benin City
The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has seized uncensored and unclassified films and video works, including pornographic films, valued at millions of naira in Benin City.
Nneji, the fluid man and his peers
Male visual artists seem to be everywhere, but keen observers agree that women are beginning to take their rightful place in Nigeria’s contemporary art space.
Ezenwanebe: Feminism projects African women in bad light
Osita Catherine Ezenwanebe is an Associate Professor, Creative Arts, University of Lagos, and a Visiting Professor and Senior Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at the Department of English...
Udoka: Our masquerades, dances encapsulate our experiences
National Troupe last performed Mbarra in December 2001 and January 2002. With a major theme on urban-rural drift, Mbarra, a dance drama, is today apt, going by what is happening in the country.
Oladigbolu: Why film practitioners trying to break into Hollywood haven’t had much success
Rahman Oladigbolu, based in Boston, U.S., is a writer and filmmaker best known in the continent for winning the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2015, for Best Film by An African Living Abroad with his debut In America.
University managment can do more to curb excesses of academics
Lola Akande’s novel, What It Takes, her second novel, a fictional account of how some university teachers dehumanise their students, especially PhD candidates, offers a sharp criticism of a system with little internal control measures to rein in its loose operators.
Organisers unveil prizes for Queen Moremi Ajasoro pageant
As preparations for this year’s edition of Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA) beauty pageant get underway, organisers have rolled out mouth-watering prizes for the coveted pageant.
A festschrift in honour of Ukala @70
Distinguished professor of Theatre Arts, Samuel Chinedun Ukala, will clock 70 on April 18, 2018. The celebrated playwright, poet, short story writer, actor, teacher, theorist, director, anthologist, historian, and administrator is an alumnus of the famous University of Nigeria