Freedom of art expression for Lagos street boys
In a bid to give the youths in Nigeria a voice and set them on the right path, Beyond Borders Artist Association of Nigeria (BBAAN), in collaboration with Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development....
Mofe-Damijo: I was completely naïve, didn’t know anything about politics
I came back and I showed the governor and I said, ‘Oga, please buy us a bus.’ I was on my own when former Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan called me to work with him; I was completely naïve. I didn’t know anything about politics.
Obiageli: UNESCO’s posthumous award on Okigbo is honour for Nigeria
Obiageli Annabel Ibrahimat Okigbo is the President of Christopher Okigbo Foundation (COF). The Oxford Brooks University-trained architect is the daughter of Christopher Ifekandu Okigbo...
African Films Awards: Two decades down, the show goes on
The 21st edition of the yearly African Films Awards (AFA), formerly known as the AfroHollywood Awards, will hold on Saturday, November 4, at the historic Stratford Town Hall, East London.
Peterside: We want to ensure that the lifeline of Nigerian artists is sustained
I was in the middle of an MBA programme, doing a masters in Business Administration, and, after the Venice Biennale, I went back to my masters programme and made up an extensive research project with my classmates from all over the world.
Oke: Poetry is not art for people in search of quick material success
Thank you. Not much has changed or is likely to change in the way I live – a simple life devoted to literary creativity. But that’s if it’s entirely in my powers to determine what happens in my life, which isn’t the case, as with everyone else.
Omeike tasks writers on repositioning their works to earn money
Julie Agnes Omeike, author of Iye, recently stated that her NGO, Talent Empowerment Programme (TEP), is working out ways to make writers earn good money from their works.
1.54 International African Art Fair rounds off, holds inaugural edition in Morocco
The 1.54 International African Art Fair, which is in its 5th year, held its exhibition from October 5 through 8 at Somerset House, London. 42 galleries participated this year, 11 of them for the first time.