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Tunde Jegede
10 May 2015
ECHOES of the unfinished musical innovations of late Elder Steve Omodele Rhodes reverberated on the grounds of Freedom Park two Saturdays ago as the curtain fell on Lagos Black Heritage Festival 2015 after a long week of cultural performances. Activities at the festival included masquerade parades at the opening, child artists’ exhibition and award of…
Mentor-Protégé Programme
10 May 2015
Perhaps, it was dance and choreography expert Sir Peter Badejo who put the Mentor-Protégé Programme at the just-concluded Lagos Black Heritage Festival 2015 in proper perspective when he said, “This a new addition from Festival Consultant, Prof. Wole Soyinka. We’ve seen masquerades parade, experts perform, but the mentor and protégé session is the new addition.…
Nigeria and China Celebrate Cultural Ties
9 May 2015
The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) last week, held an evening of performance in collaboration with Chinese Cultural Centre.
6 May 2015
WHEN one of the world’s best and leading motivational speakers and consulting outfit partner Nigeria and Africa themed resort then expect the optimum result in every sphere. And that is what John Maxwell, Image Consulting, which is owned by former vice president of the Bank of America (BOA) and La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort are promising the world in this new found partnership which has birthed Business Unusual package
6 May 2015
With themes addressing issues of societal relevance and subjects of symbolic influence on the Nigerian historic and contemporary socio-political, the iconoclastic representations of Tochukwu’s works speak in bold terms, Tochukwu bars no holds.
6 May 2015
AHEAD of the 14th edition of Nigeria International Book Fair scheduled to hold from May 11 to 16 at the Multipurpose Halls, University of Lagos, Akoka, organisers of have promised to use the book to empower Nigerian youths so as to bring about sustainable national development.
6 May 2015
As the world celebrated UNESCO Jazz Day last week, it afforded jazz enthusiasts a moment to reflect on Nigeria’s jazz heritage and its contribution to the world of jazz. A lecture in honour of August Agboola Browne provided a moment for a historical overview that culminated in a jazz concert featuring Nigerian and international jazz musicians at the Satchmo Jazz Festival 2015.
3 May 2015
Indeed, the Nigerian entertainment industry has exploded in recent times. The hyper activity on the scene has, no doubt, upstaged the days of yore when local TV and radio stations feed the public with foreign contents, especially from the United States.
3 May 2015
With an estimated 1.1 billion naira worth of sales for one thousand and one hundred art pieces since 2008, Nigeria’s leading auction house, Arthouse Contemporary continues to strengthens African art market as it goes into its 14th edition, holding on Monday, May 11, 2015, at the Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos.
3 May 2015
Africa’s Biggest Kingdom Entertainment Television Channel, X2D (Xclusive to Divinity) has introduced a new package on their platform tagged X2D Naija Connect.
3 May 2015
AYOKA, Prime and Modele have become the first set of three contestants to be evicted out of the on-going Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol Season V, after drawing the least cumulative number of votes. With their eviction, the competition now has nine contestants remaining.
3 May 2015
Timi Dakolo has announced the release of his second single Wish Me Well of his forthcoming album, ‘Love and Consequences’. Nigeria’s king of soul draws inspiration for this single from his days as a young boy in Port Harcourt just before West African Idols that threw him up as a musical superstar, going through the harsh events of life.


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