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26 Feb 2015
AFTER the successful completion of two editions, organizers are set to hold the 3rd edition of model competition tagged ‘Pearl Look 2015’, which is a fresh initiative born out a desire to give back to the society by empowering young ladies. The event is designed in such a way that each contestant participating in the…
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24 Feb 2015
IT was not all together a good outing for Nollywood at this year’s edition of the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles, which ended on February 15, 2015. Apart from Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 and Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun’s Invasion 1897, which had an impressive showing, the other Nollywood films like A Place in…
24 Feb 2015
A new book, The Nigerian Diplomatic Practice, authored by a renowned diplomat, Ambassador Lawrence Oladejo Oyelakin, has revealed how impatience by Nigerians has extremely made it difficult for any government to rule the country successfully. The book launch attracted both serving and retired Nigerian diplomats.   The 801-page book, recently presented to the pubic by…
24 Feb 2015
THE 9th edition of the yearly Jos Festival of Theatre 2015 is billed to open in Jos, Plateau State from March 10 to 14, 2015. The festival will feature five plays, with a pre-festival play to be staged a few days to the official opening.   With Telling Untold Stories... Making a Difference through the…
Eniyan
20 Feb 2015
GEORGE Burns, the American entertainer and writer, must have tasted the two worlds of haves and have-nots, when he succinctly said, “when you stop giving and offering something to the rest of the world, it’s time to turn out the lights.”   The reality of this universal truism was brought to the front burner in…
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20 Feb 2015
OEUVRE of 14 years titled Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, which features 60 paintings of the African American artist of Nigerian origin opens from today, and ends on May 24, 2015 at Gerald Cantor Gallery Brooklyn Museum, New York, U.S.    According to a brief posted on the museum’s website, the exhibition raises questions about…
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19 Feb 2015
With the implementation of the White Paper on Stephen Oronsanye-led Presidential Committee on the Restructuring and Rationalisation of parastatals, commissions and agencies, the proposed Abuja Biennale, which the National Gallery of Art (NGA) announced late last year appears to have suffered a major setback.  In fact, last week, a source from the NGA disclosed that…
19 Feb 2015
Duke Asidere, Gerry Nnubia, Ndidi Emefiele (Nigerians) and a Cameroonian, Joel Mpah Dooh are four artists whose works go on display from February 26 to March 1, courtesy of Omenka Gallery, at the second edition of the Cape Town Art Fair, V & A Waterfront, South Africa.   With the exhibition, Omenka strengthens its international…
19 Feb 2015
Ekumeku War statue at Asaba was destroyed to make way for Zenith Bank roundabout, and later a flyover bridge. I nearly led a one-man riot to protest that vandalisation of our national patrimony!” That was how award-winning author of epic play, Iredi War, Prof. Sam Ukala, put it while expressing his bitterness at the demolished…
19 Feb 2015
Born in Ayakoroma, Delta State in 1969, Ebi Yeibo has emerged as one of the finest voices in contemporary Nigerian poetry. Currently with the Department of English, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Yeibo studied English at Delta State University, Abraka and later in Ibadan.   With five poetry collections to his credit— A…
19 Feb 2015
SONGEZIWE Mahlangu is a young South African writer and member of the post-evil-A-word generation. However, Mahlangu’s voice is strong and a good testimony of South African literature.    In his debut novel, Penumbra, published in 2013 by Kwela Books, an imprint of NB Books, the 2014 Sunday Times Fiction Prize-shortlisted writer takes his reader through…
19 Feb 2015
OBA Gbenga Sonuga, Fadesewa of Simawa, in Makun Sagamu, Ogun State clocked 70 yesterday. Activities lined-up  to mark the septuagenarian’s birthday  started yesterday at the Freedom Park, Lagos Island with a photo exhibition running all week; the formal book launch, theatre performances by the Lagos State Council for Art and Culture and the National Troupe,…

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