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17 Jan 2016
Budding international singing sensation, Oluwamayowa Morenike Sobamowo popularly known as Myoa (pronounced like IOWA) was in Lagos last weekend for the unveiling of her EP, Beautiful Journey in company of her father, Tunde Sobamowo and publicist, Ijeoma Daramola. Myoa, a play on the name Mayowa, which means ‘God brings joy,’ could be described as a…
17 Jan 2016
ONE of the best-loved and most warmly admired British actors of the past 30 years, has died in London aged 69. His death was confirmed on Thursday by his family who said that he died “surrounded by family and friends”. Rickman had been suffering from cancer. A star whose arch features and languid diction were…
17 Jan 2016
One of the most sought Nollywood actresses, Joyce Kalu who have put in close to 10 years in the industry has been honoured with a Chieftaincy title of Apunanwu 1 of Ohafia, Abia State by his Royal paramount Ezieogo, Prof U.I. E Imaga and the entire Ohafia Monarch, in recognition of her numerous role to…
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17 Jan 2016
A movie produced by Caroline Danjuma and Moses Inwang titled, Stalker will be released in the cinemas national wide on from February 2016. The psychological thriller stars Jim Iyke, who plays the role of Michael, a menacing stalker who after rescuing Award winning actress Nse IKpe Etim (Kaylah) begins to seriously stalk her. Things begin…
17 Jan 2016
While the leadership of the docile Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) and the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) are still figuring out how best to interface with the industry and provide a platform for the internationalization of movie industry dubbed Nollywood, the practitioners have taken it upon themselves to look out for platforms that…
16 Jan 2016
At the height of the campaign to elect new officers for the Association of Movie Producers (AMP), notable Nollywood producer and director Ralph Nwadike, then an aspirant for the post of AMP President, promised that the first thing he would do if elected was to set up a production fund where members can source short-term…
16 Jan 2016
Nigeria’s premier African themed resort, La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort in Ikegun Village, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, has continued to dazzle the world with its creative impulses and historic feats as it has created the first ever swimming pool with an island spiced with a life coconut tree in the middle. This latest development is coming…
16 Jan 2016
A new dawn in the history of Ile-Ife occasioned by the recent appointment of 40-year old Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja 11, as the Ooni of Ife, has continued to resonate with the Ooni set to declare Ife as a tourism zone in furtherance of his promise to foster peace and unity and bring economic…
16 Jan 2016
THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II to use his influence and put a stop to relegation teaching of Yoruba language is being subjected to in schools, especially in Yorubaland. The group, in a statement signed by its Director, Professor Ishaq Lakin Akintola, warned that cultural…
16 Jan 2016
... A Traditional Pastime Going Extinct<em AN incessant din resounded, as sun set on Asaba arcade ground, which hosted the grand finale of Anioma Cultural Festival. As early as 8am, dance groups had arrived the venue for a symphony of Anioma cultures — dance, music, fashion and the creative arts — that have grown into…
16 Jan 2016
Widening of professional groups, according to specialised areas, has received a boost as a new entrant Visual Printmakers Association of Nigeria (VPAN) made its formal entry recently. Foundation members include masters as well as younger generation printmaking. Shortly after VPAN’s meeting, held at master printmaker, Dr Bruce Onobrakpeya’s studio in Papa Ajao, Mushin, Lagos, the…
16 Jan 2016
As policy makers in public and private sectors are battling with youth unemployment across developing nations of the world, artist Lanre Olagoke continues to use his experience of over two decades as a creative professional to empower the youth. Based in the U.K, Olagoke’s current project, which he calls Open Door is focused at engaging…

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