Chimamanda Adichie displeased over preferential treatment for women
Adichie, spoke against men opening doors for women and tragedy aids given to women and children first, because they are perceived as weak while appearing on the Trevor Noah show, a daily show and an American programme on Thursday.
In Beyond Ideas, Ajakaye’s offers divine springboard for success
In this massive book, Beyond Ideas (Y Books, Ibadan; 2016), the most Reverend Felix Femi Ajakaye presents his dreams, visions and work in the church of God.
There is no law against dancing with hijab, says Falz
Nigerian actor, rapper and songwriter Folarin Falana aka Falz who has come under fire from many Muslim groups and individuals for using ladies dressed in Hijab for his viral video ‘This is Nigeria’ has said he has no apology to make to anybody for portraying his worries about Nigeria in his new music video. The…
'Solo' stays aloft but loses altitude in North American theaters
"Solo: A Star Wars Story" clung to the top spot in North American theaters this weekend but again fell below expectations, taking in $29.3 million, just over a third its opening-weekend receipts, said box office tracker Exhibitor Relations.
‘Infrastructure, aesthetic appeal responsible for Nigerian artistes shooting videos in South Africa’
Stanley Obiamalu Somadina, also known as Director SOS, is South Africa-based Nigerian, who has garnered expertise in the production of music videos and films. His craft has earned him a place in the industry both in South Africa, Nigeria and elsewhere. As a one of Africa’s talented and creative directors, Obiamalu is an item in…
Awodiya: We must make culture central focus of our national planning
In this interview, Muyiwa Awodiya, a professor of Theatre Arts, interrogates the culture sector, how the comatose National Theatre can be revamped and his new job at Osun State University among others. He spoke to Oji Onoko in Ibadan. You recently retired from the Department of Theatre Arts & Mass Communication, University of Benin, Benin…
Serialization of Newton Jibuno’s Hunger for Power: Nna anyi, I thing the child is coming o
Nna anyi, I think the child is coming o,” my mother whispered to my father. “Hmm,” my father grunted. “Not now. Let’s get home first,” he added, as if, somehow, my mother had transcen-dent control over the timing of uterine contractions. Seated up there at the special, reserved pew, right across from venerable clergy, no…
Film highlights challenges of Niger Delta
Environmental degradation in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria has again been underscored by a Nigerian multidisciplinary artist and filmmaker, Wilfred Ukpong, with his film, Future World...
Monye … drawing attention to children’s plight through writing
Though friends and acquaintance have been telling Samuel Onyedikachukwu Monye that he writes well, but the 2017 Quramo Writers Prize Winner was not in total agreement with them.
Innovative media strategies will boost media buying industry, says Adefowokan
Managing Director of Maximedia Global Limited, Olufemi Adefowokan, says taking advantage of opportunities and embracing innovative media strategies has the capacity to nurture and boost media planning and buying industry in the country.