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19 Feb 2015
THE drums are being rolled out in celebration of Prince George Olusesan Ajewole, who hails from Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti State, as he clocks 70. He has made significant impact in the lives of many. Baba Aje, as he is fondly called, is a teacher of teachers, a sculptor who has trained many sculptors. He is also…
19 Feb 2015
DAZZLING Mirage, the much-anticipated movie by renowned cinematographer, Tunde Kelani, hits cinemas today. The emotional movie is a love story, which revolves around a sickle cell patient, who, against all odds, embarks on a journey for survival, overcoming social stigma and prejudice. The movie helps to raise awareness about the sickle cell condition and to…
19 Feb 2015
Revilo Music will present Diana Bada and D’Expressions tomorrow live at BC Garden Café from 7pm. The upcoming artiste is a multicultural ‘Afro-soul’ singer. She is a performing and a recording artiste who fuses Hip-Hop, Jazz and Reggae. Diana was part of the 2008 edition of MTV Base/Zain advance warning that had artistes like M.I,…
Jegede
17 Feb 2015
ALTHOUGH music is a universal language that transcends boundaries, classical jazz, as popularised at Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Centre, Onikan, Lagos, is viewed by a majority of music lovers as somewhat elitist. Thus it sometimes struggles to attract as much audience as it should in spite of quality training and skills its performers are…
17 Feb 2015
A group, Students in Nigeria Re-awakening Initiative (STINRI), has made a case against violence and terrorism in the country, and aims to expose perpetrators on the political and socio-economic spheres.   With its new film, Dance of Vipers the group also aims at impressing on Nigerians the destructive effects of political violence and terrorism, with…
Nollywood-faces
17 Feb 2015
THE Nigeria’s movie industry ails seriously; lying prostate and haemorrhaging! This means that it is at present inactive as a result of the profuse bleeding from its internal injuries. When a patient suffers from internal bleeding, the ailment is usually not known or visible to the outsiders.    That precisely is the situation with the…
Mbanefo
13 Feb 2015
ONLY few people knew the Director General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Sally Mbanefo as a visual artist.   For this reason, the DG has planned to unveil herself as an artist with a painting exhibition holding in Lagos on February 22, to mark her 50th birthday.   Over 20 pieces of paintings done…
WOLE-ADENUGA--14-2-15
13 Feb 2015
The multiple-award-winning Wale Adenuga Productions Television otherwise called WAPTV has partnered with CONSAT (Continental Satellite) to reward WAPTV viewers across Nigeria by giving out several CONSAT Decoders every week; complete with 2 Months Free Subscription to over 60 Exciting Nigerian and Foreign Channels. According to Wole Adenuga, WAPTV’s Managing Director, “This Special Promo is just…
Keeps-Breaking-Bounds
12 Feb 2015
FOR more than 25 years as an artist, Dr. Iyabo Tijani has had a flourishing career in design, illustration and traditional painting forms. But she is embarking on a transition to contemporary destination with her latest experimentation with abstraction.    Thematically, the new body of work titled Breaking Bounds - currently showing till February 26,…
12 Feb 2015
THE importance of nurturing the next generation of Nigerian female artists, brought master printmaker, Dr Bruce Onobrakpeya to inspire an all-female primary and secondary students of The Lagoon School, Lekki, Lagos. Onobrakepya was supported by talks in music from Prof Anthony Mereni at University of Lagos, and Curator, National Gallery of Art (NGA). Ekene Okoroma.…
Art-market-against-1-
12 Feb 2015
ONCE again, the resilience of Nigerian art market faces a test of its economic relevance as the recently announced austerity measure may push art collectors into crucial choice of art buying in 2015, and perhaps in the years ahead.   Economic measures that tend to limit choice of spending to ‘essential needs’ are not exactly…

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