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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
15 Mar 2015
Still Standing is an emotional drama, a chronicle of love and pain that narrates the story of a woman’s plight in an attempt to raise her teenage children and caring for her husband, while trying to sustain the family core values, livelihood and her sanity.
15 Mar 2015
Top American star, Lauryn Hill will storm Nigeria on Friday May 1, for Mayday Live concert. The singer will headline the corporate concert put together by X Media, scheduled to hold at the Eko Hotels and Suites.
15 Mar 2015
In the face of myriads of challenges facing today’s managers, Latern Books has published, The Courage to Succeed, an entrepreneurial guide to practical business management.
15 Mar 2015
THE book, Nigeria’s Odyssey: Visions, Illusions and Delusions or Transformations, written by Dele Owolowo highlights some of the ills that have continued to stunt Nigeria’s growth and development. Published in 2013 by Vintage Press Limited, Lagos, it has ten chapters, and four appendices. It serves a warning that without a functioning social economy and a relevant leadership profile, it will be impossible for Nigeria to present a credible image of achievement for the world.
15 Mar 2015
HAPPINESS, Like Water, is an original and evocative book written by Chinelo Okparanta, one of Nigeria’s few women creative writers.
15 Mar 2015
WHEN, in February 2009, former students, mentees, associates and admirers of the late Professor Dapo Adelugba met at the Post Graduate room of the Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, to discuss the celebration of the 70th birthday of the erudite scholar, little did they know that they were starting a movement, which has become a standard in the country’s theatre history.
15 Mar 2015
From the communication essence of sculpture, a Burundi-born artist, Serge Alain Nitegeka takes the functionality to viewer’s participatory realm with his choice of site-specific medium. Nitegeka’s work, currently showing in a group art exhibition at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), U.S is monitored via email chat with the artist.
15 Mar 2015
THE stage is now set for the crowning of the winner of the second edition of Etisalat Prize for African Literature holding tonight at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos from 6p.m. Three writers – one Nigerian and two South Africans – are in the race for the top prize worth 15,000 British Pounds Sterling for their first published prose fiction works. They are Chinelo Okparanta (Happiness, Like Water – Granta Publication); Songeziwe Mahlangu (Pen Umbra – published by Kwela Books, imprint of NB Publishers); and Nadia Davids (An Imperfect Blessing – Random House Struik-Umuzi).
15 Mar 2015
After the widely applauded success of debutant, Angola Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013, Africa is going to the 2015 edition with an unprecedented number of artists. Coincidentally, the increase in number of African artists, home and from the Diaspora going to the 56th Venice Biennale is coming in the year a Germany-based Nigerian, Okwui Enwezor is the Artistic Director of the Visual Arts Section of the event, a global bi-annual gathering of arts and architecture professionals.
15 Mar 2015
The yearly Vision of the Child (VOTC) art contest, an aspect of Lagos Black Heritage Festival (LBHF 2015), set an impossible task for itself when it announced last November that the theme for the 2015 edition would be ‘The Road to Sambisa’, where the dreaded enclave of Islamic insurgents in Nigeria’s North-East took the abducted over 200 Chibok schoolgirls whose whereabouts are still unknown 11 months after
15 Mar 2015
When one of Nigeria’s ‘Living Legends’ and modernists, Dr Bruce Onobrakpeya exhibits under his representative outlet, Lagos-based Mydrim Gallery, at the 2015 edition of Art Dubai, UAE next week, a statement of consistence in native contents will be loud. Mydrim Gallery is the oldest active facility in the business of art promotion in Lagos just as Onobrakpeya is one of the early generation of formally trained Nigerian artists whose career have imparted on over five decades of the country’s art.

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