Artists of all categories in Nigeria’s creative industry are now assured of pro bono legal services from a top commercial law firm in Lagos. CORA/Arterial Network Nigeria, on Friday, February 9, 2018...
Conference on Ojaide’s life, literature and the environment holds in May
One of Africa’s most prolific scholar-poets, Prof. Tanure Ojaide, turns 70 in April. For nearly five decades, his literature, especially poetry, has been an integral part...
ANA receives Yusuf Ali grant for literary awareness campaign
The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has secured funding for the seventh year towards the ANA/Yusuf Ali nationwide literary awareness campaign.
Interpreting African operatic drama as Western-style musical theatre
A research scholar in the Department of Theatre Arts, University of Miami, U.S., Dr. Olufemi Oke, has said that production companies and playhouses..
Hubert Ogunde: Immortalising the doyen of Nigerian theatre
The journey to Ososa in Ogun State, the hometown of legendary thespian, Chief Hubert Ogunde, was less than an hour. Our mission was to join the Ogunde family in celebrating an icon and professional, who played a vital role in advancing the practice of theatre arts practice in Nigeria.
Lagos’ theatres: between multiplex and geo-political spread
Following the examples of Terra Kulture Theatre Arena, the first privately-owned theatre space in Lagos and the success it is already garnering just after a year...
ANA Abuja’s new year’s opener with physician writer Okediran
Like many book lovers, I had looked forward to the January edition of the guest reading session of Association of Nigerian Authors, Abuja, because of the personality of the author’s commitment to the literary craft and I was sure many also did, too, with optimism. We were not disappointed.
Opmod Signature releases trailer for 'Redemption'
When a man loses himself to the lures of a city like Lagos, he might just be lost forever. If he ever finds his way back, he might just have found REDEMPTION. This is the tale told in this short film produced by Opmod Signature Media, a fast-growing media company with optimum expertise in television/film…
Practitioners chart roadmap for movie industry in 2018
If most practitioners of Nigerian motion picture industry, otherwise known as Nollywood, have their way, they would wish for 2017 not to go away, at least not so quickly. It was a year that could best be described as remarkable for the industry. It was a year the sector recorded some fantastic and not too…
Ladies advised on self-worth in new episode of Prof. Johnbull
Popular TV situation comedy, Professor Johnbull, powered by telecommunications giant, Globacom, this week, advises young ladies of marriageable age to exhibit a sense of self-worth in their love relationships. The episode entitled Meal Ticket, enjoins would-be couples to comport themselves appropriately as the cerebral Professor Johnbull, the lead character in the series, played by the Nollywood veteran, Kanayo O. Kanayo (KOK),…