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29 Jan 2015
A COALITION of art administrators and teachers from the academia converged practitioners for a forumtagged First International Conference on the State of Visual Arts Scholarship in Nigeria in the Era of Globalism, holding in the middle of the year at  Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island Lagos.  According to a brief from the organisers,…
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29 Jan 2015
HOW do children process traumatic situations the crassness of adult world subjects them? How are the abducted Chibok schoolgirls processing whatever horrors their abductors are putting them through? Are they looking forward to a future of possible freedom? What do they feel about a society that seems to have abandoned them to the insurgent wolves?…
29 Jan 2015
JIMMY Adewale Amu, popularly known as Cool Dj Jimmy Jatt, has dropped a new video titled ‘Glasses up’ from his latest album ‘The Industry’ Volume 1. It features industry heavy weights such as 2Face Idibia, Sound Sultan, Burna Boy and Young Grey C.   The video serves as the anniversary theme song of Jimmy Jatt’s…
29 Jan 2015
MOVIE producer Chinneylove Eze has completed work on her sixth movie, The Good Wife. While sharing her story, Eze said, “I worked and prayed until I got here. I am not where I want to be, but at least I am somewhere. The best gift I gave to myself was being industrious. There’s absolutely nothing…
29 Jan 2015
THE Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka announces its interdisciplinary African Arts Conference Series in honour of Nigerian and other African scholars who have made landmark contributions to the humanities. Under the banner “Anya Fulu Ugo”, the maiden edition will be in honour of Professors El Anatsui and Obiora Udechukwu, and it is scheduled…
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27 Jan 2015
SHOELESS Night, a gripping and compelling story written by Oluwafemi Oloidi and published by Omojojolo Press, Nigeria, the 187-page book captures, in amazing details, the gruesome encounter of four exuberant youths in the hands of the Nigeria Police Force in Port Harcourt. It is a true-life story garnished with no fiction, no fabrication.   Written…
27 Jan 2015
AFRICAN society places great emphasis on marriage. For this reason, pressures are mounted on every single woman that has attained marriageable age.   The desperation to get married through any means could be partly blamed for marital crises, some of which lead to separation or outright divorce.     It is in her bid to…
27 Jan 2015
THE Managing Director of Skysat Technologies Nigeria Limited, Mr. Izzat Debs, last week said that digital printing press is revolutionizing the publishing industry through innovative technologies.     According to him, through digital printing press, publishers now have access to the lowest printing production cost.  He also stated that digital press not only provides quality printing…
27 Jan 2015
RESPECTED Nigerian diplomat, Dr G.B. Igali’s newly published book, Perspectives on Nation-State formation in Contemporary Africa, published by Trafford publishing, adds to the ever growing narrative on the complexities that have shaped the current political realities on the African continent.  Considering the continent’s changing social and political dynamics and the consequent global interest, Igali’s work…
27 Jan 2015
SELMA, directed by Ava DuVernay could not be more timely as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March to Selma, Alabama. More than five hundred marchers made that first attempt. Three thousand would join the second march. Students of all ages, from grade school to graduate school, families, church groups and other social organizations will…
27 Jan 2015
AS a great musician, Alhaji Wasiu Olasunkanmi Ayinde Marshal popularly known as K1 de Ultimate has contributed immensely to the development of the entertainment industry in Nigeria through his genre of music, Fuji. The Talazo fuji crowner who elevated the genre and made it appealing to young ones has built network of fans at home…
23 Jan 2015
THE subject of child, early and forced marriages was the focus of a current exhibition initiated by the Canadian High Commission that is ongoing at the Thought Pyramid Art Gallery, Abuja. Too Young To Wed highlights the implications of child and forced marriages which are broad and profound in context. Simply put, the exhibition portrays…

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