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.
Remembering Elechi Amadi, an officer and a gentleman
In the 1970s, when Port Harcourt could rightly have claimed its title of Garden City, my late father, Justice P.O.E. Bassey, would take us to the theatre in the old township ...
When stakeholders walked for Nigeria’s dying reading culture
It was in an attempt to help revive the waning reading culture in the country, that select Nigerian artistes, comedians, actors, professionals
Soyinka, Ambode others remember Gbadamosi
Chief Rasheed Gbadamosi, the Ikorodu-born former Minister for National Planning had his hands in many things. He was an art collector, writer, industrialist, financial expert and public administrator.
‘How the Carnegie Africa Diaspora Fellowship enriched my knowledge of home’
Otherwise, for a while, it’s been just one fellowship. The opportunity of coming here the second time, selected by Carnegie, indicates that I actually have something good going from the first report on my visit.