Government’s failure to challenge universities, industries on research ethos bane of Nigeria’s development, Says Darah
We want to devote this year in helping to do advocacy work. We will look for an entry point. If we just say that we want to promote culture, they will say ‘ah, GG, you have started again; are you not tired?’ So, we are using...
It is an exhilarating experience to be recognised by your own country, says Tanure Ojaide
Prof. Tanure Ojaide is an expert on African oral literature, whose poetry taps from his native Urhobo udje oral traditions. He has also written extensively on issues in the troubled Niger Delta region.
A coffee table book explains the essential Buhari
The pictorial book, Buhari: A New Beginning by the photographer, Bayo Omoboriowo, captures the life of President Muhammadu Buhari, his childhood, education, career, family and politics.
Oloibiri gets 13 nominations at AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards
Following its success in the cinemas, the exploratory thriller on oil discovery in the Niger Delta, Oloibiri has been nominated in 13 categories ahead of AfricaMagic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2017.
Plans to establish Delta Film Village underway, says Ogwezzy
To redirect the culture and tourism sector, as a way of diversifying the economy of the state, Delta State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr. Ernest Ogwezzy, has disclosed that government intends to...
Iwowo: Oloibiri provoked formal apology from Gowon to people of the Niger Delta
In 2013, a chance-appointment in Nigeria with the producer, Rogers Ofime presented the opportunity to first attend a focus-group retreat on the subject of Oloibiri film project, which he was working on.
Taylor on photographing minors
If you ask any of the professional photographers in Nigeria, the Don Barbers, Tam Fioforis, Sunmi Smart-Coles, Jide Adeniyi-Jones’ ...
Silva, dedicated to elevating curatorial practice, promoting arts
Most of my life I schooled abroad, England, UK. I did secondary school there, and then, went to a university in France. I studied languages with history of arts as option.