Nigerian theatre practice yearns for home-grown Innovation, says Mbajiorgu
It is for the same role that professional dramatists are trained for which our leaders hardly recognise and encourage. Conflict and conflict resolution is precisely what drama is all about.
Author seeks revival of reading culture, unveils publishing company
A U.K.-based author, Ibitola Ojoye-Adebayo, has called on government and other stakeholders to ensure that funding for reading materials and education in general are adequately utilized to prevent the vicious circle of illiteracy in the country.
Celebrity Housemate reality TV show to redress Nigerian culture
One of its kind celebrity-focused reality show, Celebrity Housemate, is set to hit the screen from January 12 through February 11. The theme of the show is ‘Convergence of Culture, Lifestyle and Entertainment’...
Brume… Today’s black woman reclaiming her identity and dignity
When the curtains fell on that humid Sunday evening after the performance of My Nina Simone Trip, the small audience at the Amphitheatre, Freedom Park, Lagos, rose up as one man to applaud Ese Brume for a superlative performance.
Artistic cultural ties that bind
The American Embassy in Abuja recently hosted a screening of Grammy-nominated film, The Music of Strangers. There were over 100 people gathered...
‘Fela would have expected better from disciples in following his radical ideals’
‘LAITAN ADENIJI, also known musically as ‘ADENIJI HEAVYWIN,’ has the envious task of playing Fela in Bolanle Austin-Peters Productions’ (BAP) new musical theatre...
Justice League screens two days to global cinema release
Movie fans, celebrities and journalists were treated to an M-Net Movies Night Out with the exclusive pre-screening of the highly anticipated superhero flick, Justice League, which comes before the blockbuster movie hits cinemas worldwide this week.
Ojuade: Nigeria is losing huge revenue by not promoting dance
Association of Dance Scholars and Practitioners of Nigeria (ADSPON) is the umbrella body that creates the required enabling environment for the body of scholars, researchers, eggheads, dance practitioners and dancers, and, of course, music providers.