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13 Jan 2016
A BOOK that chronicles the life and times, including the philosophies of Nigeria’s first Minister of Finance in the First Republic, Chief Festus Okotie-Eboh would be launched on Friday, January 15 at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, (NIIA), Lagos. The book, Chief Festus Okotie-Eboh: In his Times and Space written by Professor Jide Osuntokun…
13 Jan 2016
FEOM being a member of the generation of Nigerian modernists who changed the texture of the country’s art to reflect contextual local identity, Prof. Uche Okeke (1933 - 2015) progressed into the realm of reviving native Igbo art of Uli. As Okeke breathed his last at Nimo in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State,…
16 Dec 2015
One of the most-accessed music platforms, Mp3bullet.ng has been named 'Best Music Blog' Of The Year' at the just concluded 2015 LFE Awards. LFE Awards remains one of the Awards platforms that celebrate hard-working media personnel. Many Up and coming artistes alongside some fast-rising Nigerian artistes graced the Awards. Mavin Records recording Artiste, Di'Ja was…
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19 Feb 2015
With the implementation of the White Paper on Stephen Oronsanye-led Presidential Committee on the Restructuring and Rationalisation of parastatals, commissions and agencies, the proposed Abuja Biennale, which the National Gallery of Art (NGA) announced late last year appears to have suffered a major setback.  In fact, last week, a source from the NGA disclosed that…
19 Feb 2015
Duke Asidere, Gerry Nnubia, Ndidi Emefiele (Nigerians) and a Cameroonian, Joel Mpah Dooh are four artists whose works go on display from February 26 to March 1, courtesy of Omenka Gallery, at the second edition of the Cape Town Art Fair, V & A Waterfront, South Africa.   With the exhibition, Omenka strengthens its international…
19 Feb 2015
Ekumeku War statue at Asaba was destroyed to make way for Zenith Bank roundabout, and later a flyover bridge. I nearly led a one-man riot to protest that vandalisation of our national patrimony!” That was how award-winning author of epic play, Iredi War, Prof. Sam Ukala, put it while expressing his bitterness at the demolished…
19 Feb 2015
Born in Ayakoroma, Delta State in 1969, Ebi Yeibo has emerged as one of the finest voices in contemporary Nigerian poetry. Currently with the Department of English, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Yeibo studied English at Delta State University, Abraka and later in Ibadan.   With five poetry collections to his credit— A…
19 Feb 2015
SONGEZIWE Mahlangu is a young South African writer and member of the post-evil-A-word generation. However, Mahlangu’s voice is strong and a good testimony of South African literature.    In his debut novel, Penumbra, published in 2013 by Kwela Books, an imprint of NB Books, the 2014 Sunday Times Fiction Prize-shortlisted writer takes his reader through…
19 Feb 2015
OBA Gbenga Sonuga, Fadesewa of Simawa, in Makun Sagamu, Ogun State clocked 70 yesterday. Activities lined-up  to mark the septuagenarian’s birthday  started yesterday at the Freedom Park, Lagos Island with a photo exhibition running all week; the formal book launch, theatre performances by the Lagos State Council for Art and Culture and the National Troupe,…
MD-of-BoI--20-2-15
19 Feb 2015
ABOUT a week after the Bank of Industry (BoI) bagged the Creative Industry Award, its management has vowed to further invest in the Nigerian entertainment industry.   BoI received the award at the British Council, Lagos, in the presence of top players in the business community and  creative industry. Apart from being one of the…
19 Feb 2015
After rigorously working on a manuscript that was first written about three years ago, the cast and crew of the film, Breathless, moved to location on the outskirt of Lagos some weeks back.    And the cast and crew had been working tireless since then to give their best to ensure that they interpret the…
19 Feb 2015
THIS year’s Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and different people caught their fun in different ways. For the Idams, it was not only fun, as their bank account rose by N1m at Valentine Special edition of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. It was one of the many ways MTN, sponsors and ULTIMA, producers…

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