Escape makes entry into magazine market
An entertainment, fashion and lifestyle magazine, Escape, has been launched in Lagos. The magazine is Africa’s first dual bi-monthly magazine. Escape Magazine is a global print celebrating African fashion, beauty and lifestyle in the modern age...
Arthouse Gets Better With Its Residency With exhibitions, studio visits and even workshops involving artists currently in residence, Arthouse Foundation has gotten a lot better in maximising the value of its residency. The charity arm of the auction house Arthouse Contemporary, is doing far more with and for Kadara Enyeasi and Thierry Oussu, its current…
Eddie Ugboma set to launch Movie/Music Hall Of Fame
Preparations have reached high gear for veteran filmmaker, Chief Eddie Ugboma, to launch his Movie/Music Halls of Fame.The launch/induction ceremony expected to hold in August at the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, will see grand patron, patrons, fellows and members inducted.
Revisiting the politics of literary criticism as Nzekwu goes home
It was Mr. Chike Ofili, a poet, who stirred the hornet’s nest two Fridays ago at the evening of tributes held for late Chief Onuorah Nzekwu in Lagos. Offili had lamented the neglect the writer suffered even when his peers like Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka, and J.P. Clark enjoyed robust critical attention, to the effect…
NTA Benin versus Hotel De Jordan : Endless intrigues
I don’t really know what hurdles Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) is facing that it cannot rebrand and make itself more popular amongst its viewers, with a programme that set it apart in the past.
Remembering Osita Ike at University Press’ Authors’ Forum
Osita Ike was fondly remembered last week in Ibadan and eulogised just as his father was also consoled at a gathering of writers that included Emeritus Professors Ayo Banjo and Ayo Bamgbose, Profs. Niyi Osundare and Femi Osofisan among others.
Hausa-Igbo… Nzekwu’s vision of a binding North-South Nigerian Union
What is most fascinating about Nzekwu’s works is the way every new work peaks beyond the one before it in mature treatment of theme and technique, sweetened by a sumptuous narrative tone and telling.
AMAA 2017…National Theatre misses opportunity to host Africa
If there’s any structure in Lagos that distinctly portrays the city as a centre for arts and culture in Nigeria, it’s the iconic National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos.
Enhancing intellectual property rights campaign through advocacy, scholarship, research
Igelige informed the select guests at the unveiling that included event chairman, Maj. Gen. Paul Ufuoma Omu (rtd), his wife, Senator Stella Omu, a retired Justice and former Dean, Faculty of Law, DELSU, Prof. Durobor Narebor, President, Isoko Development Union....
Diaspora Festival Badagry 2017: How Lagos can leverage smart city tourism
Diaspora festival is a peculiar kind of festival that is a common phenomenon that has become a force in driving international tourism along the coastal states of West Africa.