African Creative Exhibition and Awards 2018 ceremony holds Saturday, April 28
The second edition of the yearly 2018 African Creative Exhibition (ACE) and Awards ceremony with the theme, “Creativity and Innovation in Nation Building,” has been scheduled to hold on April 28, 2018.
PEN Nigeria celebrates International Women’s Day 2018 today
The Women Writers Committee of PEN Nigeria, in collaboration with the Executive Council of Nigerian Centre of PEN International (PEN Nigeria) and the Department of English, University of Lagos, has announced a series of activities to commemorate the 2018 International Women’s Day.
A historic legacy in pictures
Emeritus Professor E. J. Alagoa’s stature as a living legend gained added credibility in the perception of the younger generation of scholars of the Niger Delta, when a remarkable publication...
Allison Janney wins Oscar for figure skating biopic 'I, Tonya'
Allison Janney on Sunday took home the best supporting actress Oscar for her turn as the cold, sardonic mother of disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding in "I, Tonya" capping a sparkling awards season which saw her win all of the major prizes.
Thespians, filmmakers others reflect on Professor Akínwùmí Ìsòlá
While entertainers in the Nigerian entertainment space were still mourning the death of Adebayo Faleti and others in the industry that passed...
Rose May Alaba romances African rhythms, sounds
A bright Thursday afternoon. Rose May Alaba opens the door to welcome guests to the official unveiling of her new single to the Nigerian market. She is dressed in a white tracksuit bottoms and sneakers that offer generous glimpses of her beauty and innocence.
Bill Cosby’s daughter Ensa dies at 44
Ensa Cosby, the daughter of comedian Bill Cosby, has died from renal disease. She was 44. “Please keep the Cosby family in your prayers and give them peace at this time,’’ Cosby’s spokesman, Andrew Wyatt, said Monday. He did not reveal any other details of Ensa Cosby’s death Friday in Massachusetts. Ensa Cosby was a…
Ifeoma Okoye reads today at UNILAG
Enugu-based Mrs. Ifeoma Okoye, author of The Fourth World, a novel that depicts extreme poverty, the sort inflicted on a hapless citizenry by insensitive governments that cripple youthful aspirations, will read to university students today, February 28, 2018. Venue is the third floor, Faculty of Arts Boardroom, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos. Time is 11am.…
Endurance trek, others to spice up African drums festival in Abeokuta
As the third edition of African Drums Festival scheduled to hold on April 19 and 20, 2018, draws near, Ogun State Government has stated that it would introduce endurance trek, road show and other side attractions to spice up the festival. Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Basorun Muyiwa Oladipo, who made this known in his office…
On occasion of Women’s day, D’Artist press for progress
When the International Women’s Day 2018 is celebrated on March 8, artist, Chike Onuorah, will offer his paintings as a mark of solidarity with the softer gender. Also known as D’Artist, Onuorah, whose work most often uses female forms to express socio-cultural thematic rendition, celebrates what he describes as unquantifiable values of women. With a…