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.
Reminiscing shonibare’s wind sculpture and the Lagos park
From the entrance, as you crossed into the park, you would see it. What would have drawn you to it were the bright colours and the way it is shaped like an ankara wrapper fluttering in the wind.
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...
Ikale celebrates cultural day with fanfare
The yearly Ikale Cultural Day celebration, organised by Ikale Development Union (IDU), Lagos branch, was held in Ikeja, Lagos, amidst fanfare, as dignitaries from all walks of life graced the occasion.
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.
Writers’ body to FG: Rethink natural disaster management, climate change issues
The Federal Government has been urged to rethink natural disaster management strategies in the country so as to mitigate them and prevent needless loss of lives and suffering when they occur.
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