Using short films to drive social change
SEVEN short films were recently premiered in Lagos. The films were collaboratively produced between Afrinolly and Ford Foundation under the Cinema4Change project.
Navigating Lagos with ease
THE book, Oyinbo (Foreigner’s) Guide To Living In Lagos by Annette A O Fisher, described as “factual and funny”, will certainly assist any first timer to navigate the Centre of Excellence without stress. It is full of useful tips to find your way in this bustling lively metropolis.
Degradation Of Lagos Coastline, According To Idu’s The Other World
Environmental degredation of Lagos coastal areas takes the attention of painter, Chika Idu’s palette, suggesting that domestic activities are as culpable as unregulated industrial factors as well as poor management of wastes.
New Look Lagos Art Auction Takes Off
With 51 lots sold from a total of 90 at TKMG’s Lagos Art Auction 2015, there was indication that the new focus of the auction house on middle generation and young artists has a prospect.
I Connect With Art No Matter The Medium, Reveals Female Collector
Folake Adebanjo, popularly called Mimi is a household name in Abuja Sheraton Hotels and Towers. A Business AdmFinistrator turned art collector, Mimi is strategicaly positioned at the foyer of the hotel as one walks through the front desk office.
Poetry Parrot… Celebrating Ajimobi’s love for arts, heritage
THE event that Wednesday evening at Alliance Francaise, Iyaganku, Ibadan, began on a sober mood. Song of Sorrow by the late Ghanaian poet, Prof. Kofi Awoonor. who was killed during the Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya on September 22, 2013, served as curtain raiser. Performed by the president, Poetry Enclave (POEN), Ibadan, Ebika…
Tortuous journey to preserve Ogu language
The Faneyes are an uncommon breed. Back in 1916, Faneye senior saw well ahead of his time. He reckoned that Ogu language as spoken in Badagry and its environs and across the Nigerian border in Seme, Cotonou, Lome and even in the Diaspora in parts of Haiti would suffer a hiatus. Although an Egba man…
Delta Beyond Oil: A quest for sustainable development in print
Here is an unusual but fresh publication that could fill a yawning gap in the information world of the oil industry, revenue generation/disbursement and over-dependence on a single natural resource by a nation. Neatly organized and written in sixteen chapters, covering sundry issues relating to the geography, history, governments and natural resources base of Delta…
Gains of ‘Art of the Delta’, by Onobrakpeya
The master printmaker and renowned sculptor, Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya recently at Agbarha-Otor, appraised the ‘Art of the Delta’ programme he mentors, which graduated 60 talented artists from the Niger Delta. Through the programme many Niger Delta youths have been equipped with advanced knowledge in their respective artistic field. The Art of the Delta programme, according…
Revving Up The Patriotic Spirit In Dear Country At Terra Kulture
AGAIN, today at Terra Kulture, for the second Sunday running, Wazobia Theatre House will have its final staging of Dear Country, the dramatic narrative on Nigeria that tells the story of a country’s tortuous journey to nationhood. The Ikenna Jude Okpala-led production is exploring the trajectory of Nigeria’s socio-political and economic paths taken and those…