Freedom Park, Lagos, on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 came alive with captains of showbiz personalities, members of the academia and Nollywood top shot, who gathered for the cocktail reception of the yearly iREP International Documentary Film Festival.
At the time of his death in 1997, the photographer Hakeem Shitta had, in his library, over 6,000 images of Nigerian poets, actors, dramatists, visual artists, dancers, filmmakers, essayists...
With new Museum, Ambode set Lagos on tourism destination path
It was a gathering of ‘who is who’ in the Nigerian arts and culture sector recently, as the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, unveiled plans to transform some iconic spaces and buildings around the Onikan axis, with the hope of making Lagos a major tourism hub.
The critic Chika Okeke -Agulu has been studying the drawings of Obiora Udechukwu over two decades and has been working on a book for the past two years.
Nigeria’s Polo Queen, two others star on Glo-sponsored African voices
Nigeria’s polo queen, Neku Atawodi, will be a guest on this week’s edition of CNN African Voices along with two other female sports icons making waves on the continent.
Akande kicks off conversation on her novel what it takes
To further encourage reading and creative writing among students, the Department of English, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Akoka, yesterday featured Dr. Lola Akande, who read from her latest work....
At London auction, Nigerian master, Enwonwu sets world record
On Wednesday, a unique edition of an iconic sculpture, Anyanwu by famous Nigerian artist, Ben Enwonwu (1917-1994) was sold for an auction world record price of £353,000...
The gallerist Ejiro Onobrakpeya is so enamoured of the opportunity. “The government is giving us a platform,” he repeats several times.
Remapping the inter-twinned histories of Nigeria’s ethnic nationalities
In recent newspaper articles, which resulted from disputes about kingship in Yorubaland, Ife and Benin, it was stated by a royal contributor to the debate that the practice of burying the bodies of the Obas of Benin.....