Death and the King’s Horseman…evokes cultural consciousness, selflessness
The U.S. President, Barack Obama, in one of his books, Dreams From My Father, said: “The worst thing that colonialism did was to cloud our view of our past.”
Government ready to support film industry, says minister
The Federal Government has pledged to invest in the necessary infrastructure that would bring about the growth of the Nigerian film industry and complement the efforts of professionals who built the industry from the scratch.
Lagos 1861: Matters arising: A conversation at Lagos @50 Colloquium
I am going to be having a conversation with you about Lagos in 1861 and matter arising therefrom as the history of Lagos continued to be in many respects the history of Nigeria.
Snapshots … effects of government’s incommunicado
Lagos, land of aquatic splendour and opportunities, will continue to attract attention from local and foreign investors, as well as the Federal and state governments ...
At launch of Uzoatu’s plays , issues about Nigerian theatre dominate
The recent launch of Mr. Maxim Uzor Uzoatu’s two plays, Doctor of Football and A Play of Ghosts Lagos, provided a moment for the reappraisal of theatre practice in the country.
Just Theatre makes a debut on Lagos Mainland
Lagosians on the mainland were treated to a night of performance when ‘Just Theatre,’ a theatre company in Lagos, satged a new play titled Two Characters Undefined, at Firewood Grills and Bar, Sabo Yaba on Sunday, October 16, 2016.
How neglect of theatre hurts creative industry, its job-creation potential
From today, Friday, October 14 through Sunday, 16, lovers of live theatre will experience spectacular fun at MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos, as the centre’s yearly MUSON Festival of the arts opens with a Broadway-style Musical Theatre.
With Maafa, national troupe re-enacts slave trade saga, preaches universal brotherhood
The issue of Trans Atlantic Slave Trade will continue to elicit interest among writers and intellectuals, especially as it has not been properly addressed so as to lay it to rest.
New nigerian ‘Transatlantic’ novel and sex trade narrative in Bisi Ojediran’s A Daughter For Sale - Part 1
Interestingly, the African heritage in literature, which now ranks among the most illustrious in the world, has its roots in and owes a huge debt to this singular experience of racial humiliation.