Resource control, restructuring echo at Darah colloquium, book launch
He is arguably the most notable intellectual face and voice of agitations for better living conditions for the marginalised and deprived people of the oil-rich Niger Delta.
Brymo, Ara thrill at Café One opening
Award-winning soul singer, Olawale Ashimi, also known as Brymo, thrilled the crowd to hits from his various albums, including Olanrewaju, Oso, Alajo Somolu. The other star was Ara, who also had guests cheering to the electrifying performances at the opening of Café One, Nigeria’s first digital and lifestyle experience centre. The all day open house…
Politics of poetics in Nigerian academia as Ushie celebrates 60
He is a modern-day poet of no mean repute, solid in the literary world. Little wonder that at 60, colleagues, friends, and loved ones gathered recently at the Senate Chambers of University of Calabar to honour Professor Joseph Akawo Ushie. It was a two-day celebration put together by The Calabar Study Group in collaboration with…
Society advocates folklore and folk life in digital media
Nigerian Folklore Society recently held its 13th annual conference from Monday April 30 through May 2, 2018 at Musa Abdullahi Auditorium, University of Kano. It was in collaboration with Centre for Research in Nigerian Languages, Translation and Folklore, Bayero University, Kano, which also hosts the secretariat of the society. The occasion had in attendance the…
With The Influence Of Love, Onwuchekwa resolves emotional challenges in relationships
The Influence of Love, written by Nelly Onwuchekwa, is the new addition to the literature of emotional distress, especially in love relationships. The author said the only happiness in life is to love and be loved. The corollary of love, she stated, is emptiness and a lack of confidence. With a mission to help couples…
Ariya Repete: How Shina Peters, Adekunle Gold, others got Lagos dancing
Lagos music fans were treated to beautiful performances of Fuji and Juju music by frontline musicians including Sir Shina Peters, Adekunle Gold and Ibadan based Fuji Sensation Taye Currency from Friday night until the early hours of Saturday during the semifinal concert of Ariya Repete. To the delight of the excited fans at the National…
How six artists’ Faces and Places unearths beauty from Nigeria’s ugly narratives
A nation in the period of security and economic challenges has some other things to celebrate in the human and natural contents through the paintings of six artists.
‘We need a culture of grants, sponsorship to keep arts alive’
Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) held a two-day capacity building workshop for its states’ executive members on the theme ‘Innovations in Contemporary Literature Awareness...
Glo celebrates with female students on Girls-in-ICT Day
National telecommunications Operator, Globacom, on Thursday partnered with e-Business Life Communications Limited, publishers of e-Business Life magazine, to celebrate the 2018 Edition of the International Girls-in-ICT Day.
‘No better time to be in Nollywood than now’
As a kid, I wanted to be an actor,” Biodun Stephen said. “I featured in a few projects: Spider and Emerald, both TV series, but it seemed my acting career was having a difficult time getting off. After a while I gave up. I went back to working nine-to-five as a copywriter with Insight Communication, an advertising agency.
The Deejay turned up the volume at the opening of Peju Alatishe’s solo exhibition, Paradox, Paradigms & Parasites, at the Kia Motors last Thursday. The hosting gallery, Arthouse-The Space, owned by Kavita Chellarams, has always touted the idea of not-so- quiet music at its show openings, and no one, it seems, has interrogated it.