It was a gathering of ‘who is who’ in the Nigerian arts and culture sector recently, as the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, unveiled plans to transform some iconic spaces and buildings around the Onikan axis, with the hope of making Lagos a major tourism hub.
Lagos Theatre Festival 2017… a harvest of ideas, performances
British Council Lagos Theatre Festival (LTF) 2017, has again been loud in Lagos, Nigeria, in the past six days, as the largest gathering of performance arts and seminal discourses about theatre.
The critic Chika Okeke -Agulu has been studying the drawings of Obiora Udechukwu over two decades and has been working on a book for the past two years.
Badamasi… Mirroring the IBB years on screen
Though a household name in the United Kingdom, having worked in the TV/cinema industry, filmmaker Obi Emelonye made noticeable impact in Nigeria, when he released his 2011 movie, The Mirror Boy that features the likes of Genevieve Nnaji ....
Akande kicks off conversation on her novel what it takes
To further encourage reading and creative writing among students, the Department of English, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Akoka, yesterday featured Dr. Lola Akande, who read from her latest work....
As MultiChoice produces Big Brother Naija in South Africa: Filmmakers count losses, dearth of infrastucture
A few weeks back, Nigerians, especially those who have been following the Big Brother Naija (BBN), MultiChoice’s reality TV show, were shocked to learn that Season 2...
The gallerist Ejiro Onobrakpeya is so enamoured of the opportunity. “The government is giving us a platform,” he repeats several times.
The arthouse crowd was feted to visual art show, music, drinks and entertainment last Thursday evening at the Arthouse Contemporary’s Art Night Out, inside the Kia Showroom on Victoria Island.
One year after artists’ village’s demolition, ruins remain fresh, hearts still bleed
Later that day, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed came to the scene, addressed and reassured the Resident Artists of the NCAC Artists’ Village.