Breeding future masters from Generations Series
When artists, who have a few years post-training experience, gaze into the future with a mentality of mastering the art, the pressure of creating faultless contents is higher. Emeka Nwagbara, Chinedu Uzoma, Damilola Opedun, Ezekiel Osifeso, Olajide Salako, Olufemi Oyewole, Oluwafunke Oladimeji, Segun Fagorusi and Raji Mohamed are artists, supposedly, with such vision for the…
'Ant-Man and the Wasp': Marvel's first superheroine movie
"Ant-man and the Wasp," the sequel to 2015's "Ant-Man," is the 20th release in a decade from the Marvel Cinematic Universe series of comic book movies, and the first to feature a woman in the title.
‘I’m an iconoclast, I don’t do things like others’
Very near the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AACOED), Otto/Ijanikin, bridge, some metres away from Federal Government College, sits the office of Dr. Femi Adedina, but this afternoon, he drove down about to keep this appointment in spot outside the school. Recently, he turned 60, and as part of activities celebrating his birthday, he launched…
How Naira Marley's Issa Goal became Nigeria’s World Cup, 2018 theme song
The World Cup is a festival that is celebrated not just in the countries brave enough to host it, but also in those that worked hard to partake. Football is always the main draw but sideshows such as culture...
Prof. Johnbull dissects superiority contests between Ghana, Nigeria
The next episode of the Glo-sponsored TV series, Professor Johnbull, is a dissection of the superiority contest between Ghana and Nigeria since colonial times.
With Future World, Niger Delta’s challenges receive global attention
Challenges of environmental degradation, as a result of oil exploration in the Nigeria Delta, continue to receive attention from creatives in the region, who are its unabashed activists...
Nollywood is an expression of grassroots, popular culture, a true revolution
Jonathan Haynes had firsthand experience with Nigerian film industry at its early days and fell in love with it immediately. He has gone on to write a great book on the industry, The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres.
Cassava Republic releases Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi, The Hundred Wells of Salaga
New generation publishing house, Cassava Republic Press, continues to inspire and energise the Nigerian literary landscape. In the last three months, it has released three new exciting titles.
Afrobeats Takes Centre Stage At Midem 2018
Afrobeats, a genre of music created by the late music legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, was a major talking point at this year’s Midem, the leading international event for the music ecosystem.