Peter Badejo: A brief legacy of Nigerian theatre in 70 years!
Tomorrow, Monday, December 11, culture producers will gather to celebrate their own, Peter Adegboyega Badejo, OBE, in what is tagged ‘Platinum Jubilee Honour for a Living Legend and Dance Ambassador.
Globacom’s TV series condemns indecent wealth pursuit
The crave to become wealthy by all means among young people is the focus of the next edition of TV drama series, Professor Johnbull, sponsored by telecoms operator, Globacom.
Freemuse Africa receives Chicoco artists at Felabration
Freemuse, an international human right organization advocating for artistic freedom through its Africa regional office based in Lagos, recently received Chicoco Sound Club at 2017 Felabration. Chicoco Sound Club is a revolutionary collective of musicians, singers, rappers and DJs from the U.S., Europe, Mexico and Africa, but based in the Orkika waterfront shanty in Port Harcourt…
Inter-sections of conflict between African tradition and modernity in Divorce of Lawino
Originally published in 1966 by Okot p’Bitek as Song of Lawino, a woman’s lament about a husband, who has forsaken his traditional ways, with its corresponding Song of Ocul...
Agbor indigenes celebrate Iwaji, task parents on use of Ika language
Residents of Nigeria Police Barracks, Ogba, Ikeja, would not forget in a hurry the day Agbor indigenes in Lagos converged on their vicinity to celebrate Iwaji (New Yam).
A wedlock of theatre, nature at Shodex Garden
A new art, music, dance and everything else theatre world has been unveiled at Shodex Garden Park, Anthony, Lagos. The new theatre, which aims to bring theatre performances closer to the people, is an arm of Shodex Beautification Landmark limited.
When Her ‘Majesty’ visited Abuja
The play throws up a couple of salient issues that the world still grapples with. Chief among issues it raise is that of clash of cultures and the wife versus mother-in-law usual face-off.
Rock Of Ages… Showing resilience in the face of crises
Written by the duo of Lanre Idowu and Ben Tomoloju, Rock of Ages traces the early story of Egba Christians, who were persecuted and sent out of Abeokuta by worshippers of African religion on October 13, 1867.