With new Museum, Ambode set Lagos on tourism destination path
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.
Nigeria’s Polo Queen, two others star on Glo-sponsored African voices
Nigeria’s polo queen, Neku Atawodi, will be a guest on this week’s edition of CNN African Voices along with two other female sports icons making waves on the continent.
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 ....
At London auction, Nigerian master, Enwonwu sets world record
On Wednesday, a unique edition of an iconic sculpture, Anyanwu by famous Nigerian artist, Ben Enwonwu (1917-1994) was sold for an auction world record price of £353,000...
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...
Remapping the inter-twinned histories of Nigeria’s ethnic nationalities
In recent newspaper articles, which resulted from disputes about kingship in Yorubaland, Ife and Benin, it was stated by a royal contributor to the debate that the practice of burying the bodies of the Obas of Benin.....
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.