Glo named fourth most admired African brand
The telecommunications company, Globacom, has been named as the fourth most admired African Brand, according to the 2017/2018 survey conducted by Brand Africa.
Unlocking potential of culture, creativity for sustainable development
On March 21, 2011 over 450 members of the creative community gathered at the banquet hall of the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos. It was an event, which many, who attended, would not forget in a hurry.
When Nigeria lost the TV groove
Last week, The Guardian ran a story on 50 years of The Village Headmaster. In what seems a sequel to that, GREGORY AUSTIN NWAKUNOR, Arts and Culture Editor, takes a look at how television lost its groove to Nollywood revolution. Gbagan! Gbagaun!! Gbaun!!! Omo oni resi tide Omo oni resi tide Aduke… Alake… omo oni…
In Ibadan Media City, culture, technology collide
The importance of culture and creativity to urban regeneration is a policy development that is gaining currency in the world over. Some governments are even providing an altogether...
Bank lifts creative industry with anniversary show
In commemoration of its five years of doing business in Nigeria, Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) Nigeria, a subsidiary of South Africa’s FirstRand Bank Limited, recently held an art show.
Bode Blaq silently claiming homefront in alternative music
We are in a climate where infinite musical choices are a click away. BodeBlaq is finally becoming the life of alternative genre with his music and here is a list of his favourite songs that are essential to the status he currently holds. There’s none like Bode Blaq, and it is no exaggeration to list…
Hi-Impact TV launches, focuses on educational programming
Known for its trail-blazing innovations in children’s entertainment, Hi-Impact TV station started operations last Friday, June1, 2018, with particular focus on enhancing better understanding of school subjects among Nigerian secondary students.
Paul Efe Azino and Titilope Sonuga
Two phenomenal spoken word artists, Paul Efe Azino and Titilope Sonuga have floated an arts, culture and creative agency called Creative Africa. The duo recently graced screens with their amazing spoken word poetry for Heritage Bank’s campaigns, which the agency scripted and produced.
Nollywood’s Anita Joseph, Thelma Nwosu feature in Professor Johnbull
Nollywood stars, Anita Joseph and Thelma Nwosu, will feature as guest artistes in this week’s edition of popular television comedy series, Professor Johnbull, sponsored by telecom firm, Globacom.
Nigerian animators confront challenges of funding in a depressed economy
Over the years, the Nigerian animation industry has been clamouring for support from benevolent individuals, corporate bodies and the government. But such pleas have always received little of no attention as most people see animation as a waste of time and resources.
Ajibowo launches Christians, Arise! urges Unity
Inspired by the need to address the division among Christians, Managing Director and Publisher of Learning Spring Publishers, Olurotimi Ajibowo, recently launched a book in Lagos titled Christians, Arise! It has as sub-theme ‘A Wake-up Call to Our Role and Purposes as Christians and God’s Church.’ In attendance were church leaders, organisations, students and theologians…