Rite of passage for veteran actor, JAB Adu
There was a deluge of tributes as remains of legendary actor, scriptwriter, director and producer Joseph Abiodun Babajide Adu aka JAB Adu were buried at a private ceremony...
Little drops… theatrical advocacy to lift womenfolk in the Niger Delta
To curious observers (many were in the hall that penultimate Thursday evening at Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt), it might be difficult to draw a correlation between the core mandate...
Hard Rock Cafe rocks Lagos with grand opening party
Hard Rock Café International officially opened its doors in Victoria Island, Lagos with its grand opening celebration on Friday, 11th March 2016.
iROKOPlus now IrokoWorld, unveils ‘Jenifa’ as ambassador
As part of strategies to enrich its offering, the Nollywood oriented TV channel, broadcasting Nigerian movies on 24/7 basis, irokoPlus has been rechristened irokoWorld.
America Is Still In Love With Lord Of African
In America, Nigeria’s Babatunde Olatunji who died a decade ago continues to be celebrated as a super star, foremost percussionist from Africa, an institution, the custodian of African culture and teacher.
‘The Revelation Tourist Palazo Museum Is My Modest Contribution’
I’m a restless person from childhood. There must be something I want to do. It is like the time is too slow for me. So, time runs after me. I have enough jobs to occupy the day but the day is sluggish.
Murna… When National Troupe Rekindled Hope Of IDPs
The National Troupe of Nigeria (NTN) recently brought smiles and hope to the Internally Displaced Persons in Abuja. Emotions flowed as the victims of hostility and extreme violence enjoyed temporary happiness in dance drama that was brought to their doorsteps.
For Murtala Mohammed 40th Remembrance, Exhibition, Lecture Highlight Virtue
Four decades after the assassination of former Head of States, General Murtala Mohammed, a memorial exhibition and lecture in his honour have generated reflection on the worth of selfless leadership. Held at the National Museum Onikan, Lagos, the exhibition titled Our Hero Past: General Murtala Ramat Mohammed – currently showing – is a rejuvenated and…
In 2015, black audiences for jazz music declined
OVER the years, there has been a systematic decline in the patronage of jazz by black audiences, a phenomenon which reached an unprecedented level in 2015. And this was despite the fact that the year witnessed tremendous jazz activity – much more than previous years - even as the scene recorded a comparatively low number…
Sprinkling Confetti On Unwelcome Persons’ Portraits
Thematically based on the plight of victims of displacement, Ngozi Schommers’ collage paintings, interestingly, bring an opportunity to see the subject through the perspective of a resident in Germany. Also of interest is the fact that, increasingly, a conservative Lagos art space is being challenged in battle for the soul of the rising value of…