Searching… Anumbor’s tales of child, women abuse
As part of her contributions towards a society that is devoid of oppression and human right abuses,
Bill to establish Endowment Fund for the Arts underway
The much-awaited Endowment Fund for the Art and Literature may soon become reality as the Bill for the establishment of the fund scaled first reading in the Senate last week.
Economists as Assassins… Locating Africa’s poor scholarship, development
WHENEVER issues of Africa’s development come up for discussion, the ready culprit is leadership. This was also the position of Africa’s literary icon Chinua Achebe, which has come to gain currency in popular imagination.
Fasuyi… Celebrating 60 with cultural performances
TO celebrate President, Ibadan Business School, Mr. Yinka Fasuyi, at 60 in Ibadan last week, about six hours of cultural presentations that included all the genre of the arts - dance, drama and poetry - were offered.
Nike Okundaye, Tola Wewe set for Stitches of Partnership 4
FOR art connoisseurs in Lagos, another apt opportunity is being put in place to collect the best of contemporary paintings, as Chief (Mrs.) Oyenike Monica Okundaye and former Ondo State Commissioner for Arts and Tourism, Mr. Tola Wewe, will on Saturday, November 7, present a collection of their new paintings titled Stitches of Partnership 4 at Nike Art Gallery on Elegushi Road, Ikate, Lagos. The show ends November 17.
Abel, Ukaegbu shine at Chevron-sponsored National Art Competition
The 10th edition of Chevron-sponsored National Art Competition for Secondary School has produced winners. This was at a glittering award and exhibition ceremony held on Tuesday at MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos. It had a gathering of students from different schools from across the country who had come to cheer their mates who scaled the initial…
19-year-old undergraduate wins MBGA 2015 pageant
Miss Debbie Douglas, 19-year-old Political Science student of Nasarawa State University, has won the 2015 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl in Abuja (MBGA) beauty pageant. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Cross River State born beauty queen beat 31 other contestants on Sunday to emerge the new FCT Queen. This year’s…
Modern, Contemporary Converge For 15th Arthouse Auction
The richness of African art’s rising profile in the international market, which cuts across modern and contemporary periods keeps strengthening the secondary art scene in Nigeria, so stress contents of the fifteenth edition of Arthouse Contemporary Limited auction.
At The Arthub, others, spoken word performance takes centre-stage
A crossroad between poetry, oration, commentary, performance and rap,” so did Mr. Chike Ofili, a poet, succinctly categorise the new poetic buzz in town known as ‘spoken word’ performance.
IBA... Homage to ancestors for UNILORIN’s convocation outing
The amphitheatre of the newly built 2000-capacity multi-purpose hall of the University of Ilorin has some limitations to delivery of classical theatrical performances, especially dance drama.