Ballroom dances such as, salsa, tango, ballet and so on are gradually defining contemporary dance in Nigeria courtesy of Society for Performing Arts in Nigeria
Banigbe’s kidnapping expose in Abduction Chronicles
Kidnapping is one of the most feared crimes against humanity, which has gained currency in recent times in Nigeria. It is committed against victims of different social...
Adesina’s canvas resonates with art of Internal Conflicts resolution
Whatever art has to do with co-existence, the artist Ademola Adeshina has brought forth in his paintings. Coming from textile design background, Adeshina deploys quite some painting...
Profiles at the lagoon preserves Amos Tutuola’s legacy
Still fresh from its book convention in Abuja last February to immortalise the late Northern Nigerian foremost novelist, Abubakar Gimba, Delta Publications (Nigeria) Limited, will move from its Enugu base to Lagos come May 30 for another celebratory event.
BBC Hausa service opens 2018 women’s writing contest
The BBC Hausa short story writing competition is calling for entries. The competition is open to women writing in Hausa, irrespective of their nationality or experience.
Yellow Prince guitar sells for $225,000 in New York
A custom-made yellow guitar owned by Prince sold for $225,000 in New York on Friday, headlining a sale of jewelry, outfits and memorabilia from the late pop icon, Julien's Auctions said.
African Union, Ghana partner for AFRIMA 2018 calendar unveiling
The 2018 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) yearly calendar of programmes will be unveiled on Monday, May 21, 2018 by the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with Government of the Republic of Ghana, and the International Committee of AFRIMA during a world media event and music conference scheduled for Accra, the capital city of Ghana.
Bank supports Isale Eko
WEMA Bank Plc has announced its sponsorship of Isale Eko, a popular play billed for performance in June. Isale Eko, dating back to 1945, when Nigerian playwright, late Hubert Ogunde, established a professional touring company. It was the same year that Ogunde’s troupe started exciting Nigerians across theatres nationwide that Wema Bank was established. However,…
Colloquium, book presentation mark Darah’s retirement
The Conference Centre of Petroleum Training Institute (PTI), Effurun, Warri, Delta State, will on Wednesday, May 16 play host to Nigerians from all walks of life as they gather to honour one of Nigeria’s most enduring scholars and public intellectuals, Professor G. G. Darah, who recently retired from Delta State University, Abraka, on the attainment…
How digital printing tackles distribution, piracy issues
The International Publishers Association (IPA) held a milestone seminar in Lagos last week and had major publishers from across the world in attendance. One of the significant sessions was the panel on ‘The Role of Technology in Overcoming Illiteracy and Promoting a Reading Culture’ that pointed out new directions, particularly for African publishers, who are…