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15 Jan 2015
WHILE some screen celebrities were enjoying the Charismas and New Year holidays, star actress Funke Akindele was on location working on her newest pet project- a television series titled Jenifa. The series is now ready and the notable actress who had a busy 2014 said the series was a fulfillment of a promise she made…
15 Jan 2015
AFTER what has been roundly described as a successful theatrical distribution in 2014, leading movie distribution and production outfit, FilmOne is set to open the 2015 theatrical release season with three major movies—Heavens Hell, Gone Too Far and The Department.    However, it is Gone Too Far, a British/Nigerian comedy produced by Poisson Rouge Pictures…
15 Jan 2015
ONE of Nigeria’s big band stars, Beautiful Nubia, will undertake his first tour of 2015 from Friday, January 23 at Alliance Francaise, 7th Day Road, Iyaganku, Ibadan from 5pm. The tour will continue on Sunday, January 25, at EniObanke Arts Centre, 19 Adekunle Fajuyi Way, GRA Ikeja. Time is 5pm. Celebrating Smithereens of Death  at…
15 Jan 2015
GUESTS were literally overwhelmed with emotions as they watched Mrs. Philomena Chime, one of the beneficiaries that featured in the first episode of the Airtel Touching Lives series, a new television programme focused on empowering the underprivileged, narrate her woes. Mrs. Chime narrated how she was nursing four of her adult children who are seriously…
15 Jan 2015
WHEN two long lost friends who had fought side by side during the civil war suddenly reunite, a police interrogation room is surely not the best of venues for such an encounter, especially when one is the suspect and the other is the chief interrogating officer. Find out about how this unusual interrogation goes in…
15 Jan 2015
UNEMPLOYMENT has become a worldwide problem and everyone is looking in all directions to find solutions to it. Nigeria’s Olotu Mohammed has lent his weight to resolving this problem through his book, What I Would Do If Unemployed, which he recently launched.   As the author’s personal insight into the root causes of youth unemployment,…
11 May 2010
COLLECTIVE attempt made last month - perhaps for the first time - by countries demanding for restitution of disputed cultural objects is though laudable. However, it is an uphill task and capable of rattling existing conventions on the issue.The two-day conference tagged International Cooperation for the Protection and Repatriation of Cultural Heritage and held in…
11 May 2010
WHATEVER people of African descent have to offer the rest of the world to prove the potency of their ideals, painter Ajogu Idabacha is explaining on canvas.In the show titled Afrocentric Affinities which opens at Terra Kulture on Saturday, May 15, showing for five days, the artist will argue that "culture, philosophy, history, economics and…
11 May 2010
AN arthouse discussion on Art Journalism & Art Advocacy in the Last Two Decades in Nigeria will hold tomorrow, May 12 at Terra Kulture, on Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Time is 4pm.The Forum is being organized as part of activities marking the 50th birthday of Mr. Toyin Akinosho.According to a statement signed by…
10 May 2010
Awo: Unfinished Greatness: The Life and Times of Chief Obafemi Awolowo; Olufemi Ogunsanwo; Pace Books and Periodicals; Lagos; 2009OLUFEMI Ogunsanwo in this book reaffirms the continuing relevance of Chief Obafemi Awolowo's politics and ideas in the making of Nigeria and the significant role played by the politician and statesman in the political evolution of the…
10 May 2010
THERE was great excitement in Abuja literary circles recently as the Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja (THH), accepted to host, in its grand rooms, a monthly reading session of the Abuja Literary Society (ALS).To be known as First Friday's @ The Hilton, the event, which kicks off immediately, is envisaged as a multi-media event incorporating drama,…
10 May 2010
ON Tuesday, April 27, the second edition of My Book and I was held with Alhaji Abubakar Jijiwa as Host/Read Ambassador. The session featured another set of six schools that were sent five copies of the book of the month, K. Sello Duiker's The Hidden Star; a story that underscores a link between modern and…

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