10 years on, youth empowerment, artistic enterprise, tourism promotion find expression in LIMCA
Life In My City Art Festival (LIMCAF) clocks one decade this year. And activities that will culminate in the grand award presentation ceremony of the 10th edition, as well as one-decade anniversary ...
Middle class women have lost more ground in fight against patriarchy, says Ajayi-Soyinka
I grew up climbing trees and rocks, picking snails in the bush and behind the hills that seemed so huge. I went to visit the place a couple of years ago and I was amazed because the hills that seemed so huge then now appeared very small.
Nollywood should self-reflect, its politics very distracting
Tunde Kelani was introduced to Yoruba literature at an early age, a tradition he has also handed down to his children, who speak, read and write the language very well.
New Orleans War Museum: Brings back memories of World War II
The National World War 11 Museum, located on 945, Magazine Street, downtown New Orleans, is a masterpiece. The seven-storey atrium, seated on 178,000 square feet and 100,000 more yet to come, chronicles what has been described as the mightiest struggle humankind has ever experienced.
Purple Heart Day: Lessons for Nigeria
Rather than his opponent Hillary Clinton or members of his party that have been reluctant to support their candidate, Trump’s challenger came in the shape of an eloquent and poised Muslim-American couple who had lost their son in the Iraq war.
Bane of Nigerian literature is absence of mentors, editors in the publishing space
Well, multi-tasking is the main source of a dynamic life. Right now, I’m working on a new collection of essays. I’m trying my hands on a novel. I’m doing many things at the same time. I’m coordinating the most exciting thing in the literary space in Nigerian poetry now, Ibadan Poetry Foundation....
Odugbemi: The filmmaker as activist
He’s one of the very few Lagosians, who gives accurate direction to locations; he usually takes his time to give detailed instruction with visible landmarks. So, largely, the journey to Femi Odugbemi’s new office in Ogudu, Lagos, this morning, was hitch free. Except for the early morning showers, coupled with the ongoing construction work on…