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8 Apr 2015
Due to popular demand, the musical drama made another 13 appearances in six days between April 1 and 6 after its stunning Christmas outing. And for six days, enthusiastic Lagos audience was treated to breath-taking performance, as all shows sold out.
31 Mar 2015
One nagging problem of scholarship in Africa is its continued slavish dependency on theories and philosophic postulations from America and the west generally many years after decolonisation. There has been a clear inability or reluctance of African scholars to formulate theories and philosophies based on African experiences and worldviews, and derived from Africa’s abundant age-old oral traditions.
31 Mar 2015
When the Legend Extra Stout ‘Taste & Tell’ Touched Down in Owerri It was an exciting way to end a weekend for teeming consumers of Legend Extra Stout in the city of Owerri, Imo State. Cool as the evening of Sunday, March 22, 2015 was, the excitement in the air around Umunkoto along the ever busy Nekede Road, was palpable; even a visitor could tell something was up in the vicinity.
31 Mar 2015
Returning with a 100-man cast, Saro the Musical 2, a Bolanle Austen-Peters production, and supported by Terra Kulture, will deliver 13 outstanding performances in six days this Easter starting from today, April 1 – 6. The spectacular performance that wooed audiences at Christmas returns to the prestigious Shell Hall, MUSON Centre, Lagos, with a bang.…
21 Mar 2015
Sheikha Manal Little Artist Workshop was another talent sub-event of Art Dubai. Organized under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. the programme was described as “artist-conceived projects for children, a partnership between Art Dubai and The Cultural Office, returns for the third year at Art Dubai.
20 Mar 2015
Jaiyesimi also talked briefly about other upcoming theatre presentation of the group. She said during the Easter, Midnight Hotel by Professor Femi Osofisan would be presented in Lagos and The gods are not to blame in the United Kingdom.
18 Mar 2015
For the second year in a row since the telecommunication company, Etisalat Nigeria, instituted the pan-African Etisalat Prize for Literature, Nigeria’s young fiction writers have been missing the big prize. They only came second and third, while their colleagues from East and South Africa have held the aces as South Africa’s Songeziwe Mahlangu, author of Penumbra smiled away, on Sunday night, with the 15,000 pound sterling prize money for the 2014 edition.
18 Mar 2015
IN a bid to use dance as a tool for talent and community development, The QDance Centre, which is an initiative registered under the Creative Culture Support Foundation, presents Dancing Cities, a unique dance concert / dance competition that holds within the communities every trimester, moving from one neighborhood to the other. It is to be a confluence of various dance forms, whether it is hip-hop or ballet, ballroom or Afrobeat, contemporary or traditional dance styles.
18 Mar 2015
The National Chronicle, a newspaper of national interest, has named Mrs Dame Patience Jonathan has its African woman of the Year and Blessing Okagbare as African sports Woman of the year 2014.
17 Mar 2015
The film, Bintu, was last week premiered in Lagos at a colourful event that had friends, colleagues and mentor of the producer in attendance. Packaged by Karfy Communication Concepts Limited, the film is about a young lady who got raped by a very closed friend at a time she was trying to see that her sick mother gets off the sick bed. So the story is about layers of crises that lust, rape and other related vices often caused.
17 Mar 2015
The Delta Book Club, a subsidiary of the Enugu-based Delta Publications (Nigeria) Limited and conveners of the annual Coal City Book Convention has resolved to immortalize the company’s celebrated and widely-revered author, Alhaji Abubakar Gimba, who died recently, with The Abubakar Gimba Literary Award. It will be recalled that Delta Publications (Nigeria) Limited published Gimba’s…
15 Mar 2015
This years’ edition of the Filmmakers’ forum organized by the Nollywood Studies Centre would be hold on March 18 at Pattaya Oriental Restuarant, Adelola Hopewell, Victoria Island by 4pm


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