1976… 40 years’ wait for coup d’etat movie to surface
Nollywood was lit up recently with industry personalities who attended the first private screening of Prince Tonye Princewill’s latest movie, 1976.
Hafiz Oyetoro… The Actor In Whom We Are Well Pleased
MONDAY evening, after a long class, Hafiz Oyetoro is in the practical theatre of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Ijanikin, Lagos, for a workshop ensemble.
At Book Launch, Practitioners Canvas New Ways Of Doing PR
THE need for Public Relations practitioners to help the public understand the profession through education and publicity was emphasized by most guest speakers at Friday’s formal presentation of a book ‘Nigeria PR report 2015’ at the Protea Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.
Still Reconnecting With Roots, Ekpuk Goes Head Series
FOR the second time in three years, U.S-based artist, Victor Ekpuk, keeps reconnecting with his roots after spending over one and half decades abroad. Currently romancing Heads Series, Ekpuk is one of the artists to watch out for on the art circuit in Nigeria this year as he prepares for his post-Arthouse Residency solo exhibition.
Ali Baba, Julius Agwu To Headline Pat Utomi’s 60th Birthday Gig
THREE of Nigeria’s top comedians set the Shell Hall of MUSON Centre in comic fireworks last Sunday, January 31 when Prof. Pat Utomi turned 60. Ali Baba, Teju Babyface and Julius Agwu who was compere ensured the large audience had a good laugh all through the evening.
The ECOMOG Story… Exhuming the ghost of Liberian war, Nigeria’s intervention
The Liberian conflict was as complicated as the mythological labyrinth. The stage was set for the conflict by the refusal of the settler community (otherwise known as the Congos or Americo-Liberians) to institute democratic reforms in the country during their 133-year rule. During this period, the natives who constitute more than 90 per cent of…
La Campagne creates first swimming pool with island
Nigeria’s premier African themed resort, La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort in Ikegun Village, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, has continued to dazzle the world with its creative impulses and historic feats as it has created the first ever swimming pool with an island spiced with a life coconut tree in the middle. This latest development is coming…
NCAC occupants clamour for renovation of artists’ village
Some occupants of the artists’ village within the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), National Arts Theatre Complex in Iganmu, Lagos State, on Tuesday appealed to the Federal Government to renovate the facilities there. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews in Lagos that the renovation would go a long…
Man Talk Woman Talk… A Classic Treatise On Gender war
There are perhaps few texts that best exemplify the eternal struggle between men and women over which sex best understands the other and what the relationship between them should be than late Prof. Ola Rotimi’s Man Talk Woman Talk. The closest perhaps are Eva Ensler’s Vagina Monologues and Wole Oguntokun’s The Tarzan Monologues that also…
After Hit-and-run, Artist May ‘Never’ Walk Again
If artist and mother of three, Bunmi Oyesanya-Ayaoge’s state of health does not receive the deserved urgent attention, she may not walk on her feet again. Oyesanya-Ayaoge has been bedridden for almost one year after she was knocked down by what appeared like hit-and-run by a LAGbus in February last year.