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10 Jan 2016
THE pitiable situation of polluted environments, marginalisation, youth unemployment and restiveness and militancy in the oil-rich Niger Delta has continued to generate literary responses from the region’s cultural workers. They continue to forge a firm bond with their beleaguered environment in their writings in poetry, plays, prose, biographies, scholarly works and essays. Unarguably, Niger Delta…
10 Jan 2016
Folake Umosen has made a return after being away for a while now after she released her ever green chart buster album King’s Praise in 2004. It was the album that brought her to the limelight with the hit track ‘Kosobabire.’ For 2016, she has brought forth a single titled, ‘Na wonder o you dey…
10 Jan 2016
The A1 Challenge Literature-In-English (Aifa J. Printing Productions, Lagos; 2015) by Gideon Brobbey is a manual specifically written to aid senior secondary students in obtaining an A1 in the subject. Brobbey’s aim is to provide a straightforward and detailed explanation or analysis on all the novels, poems and drama for the 2016 to 2020 West…
10 Jan 2016
Teecoks Writing Competition for secondary school students, organised by Towunmi Coker Literary Initiative, completed its 2015 annual writing competition last November. It is founded by Dr. Towunmi Coker, who has a passion for writing and the need to inculcate it in students. According to her, the judges have been working hard to arrive at the…
9 Jan 2016
Nigeria’s most innovative and youth-centric telecommunications network, Etisalat has said that it would continue to explore new ways to support and encourage talent development especially in the Nigerian entertainment and arts industry. The company stated this at the premiere of the star-studded stage dance performance, Avalanche - The Kings of Dance which recently took place…
9 Jan 2016
A new theatre season has begun. Kicking starting the 2016 Theatre@Terra season is Femi Branch’s Jungle Justice being directed by Joshua Alabi of Kininso of Concept Production. The play started showing last Sunday and ends today at Terra Kulture. Time is 3pm and 6pm respectively. The hilarious comedy is set in a courtroom, with few…
9 Jan 2016
To strengthen its market position across the globe, the leading printing device manufacturing company, HP has partnered with Star Wars, the American epic space opera franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas to create exceptional experience for its customers across the segment. The HP Star Wars campaign, which broke recently online and…
9 Jan 2016
A movie produced by Caroline Danjuma titled, Stalker will be released in the cinemas national wide from February 2016. The psychological thriller stars Jim Iyke, who plays Michael, a menacing stalker who after rescuing Kaylah, (Nse IKpe Etim) begins to stalk her. Things begin to get really intense from that point onwards.
5 Feb 2015
WITH a focus on how technology shapes art, the yearly Global Art Forum takes off in Kuwait, on March 14 and 15 and continues at its birthplace, Art Dubai, Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai  UAE, March 18-20. For the first time in its ninth year running, the event is holding in Kuwait.   The theme…
5 Feb 2015
FOR so many years, South African literature has been dominated by the themes of violence, apartheid and matters that generate enthusiastic and spectacular responses. However, in An Imperfect Blessing, Nadia Davids celebrates the ordinary. Growth, self-discovery and pregnant expectations become the signifiers of the new dawn, which 1993 represents in the minds of South Africans.…
5 Feb 2015
PROFESSOR Tony Afejuku’s third collection of poetry A Spring of Sweets (Mace Books/Sunbird Africa Media Limited, Lagos; 2014) is an intimately experiential exposition of a poet who looks at the broad spectrum of life in a lyrical narrative. Although life isn’t all sweets or spring, but the poet persona has experienced a measure of sweet…
Nollywood
5 Feb 2015
THE 65th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival otherwise called Berlinale opened yesterday to throngs of excited movie stars and moviegoers in the tourism friendly city of Berlin, Germany. Runing till February 15, 2015, the ten days-long festival is reputed as the world’s biggest public film festival.  Over 400,000 sold tickets, almost 20,000 professional…

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