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27 Jan 2015
AS a great musician, Alhaji Wasiu Olasunkanmi Ayinde Marshal popularly known as K1 de Ultimate has contributed immensely to the development of the entertainment industry in Nigeria through his genre of music, Fuji. The Talazo fuji crowner who elevated the genre and made it appealing to young ones has built network of fans at home…
23 Jan 2015
THE subject of child, early and forced marriages was the focus of a current exhibition initiated by the Canadian High Commission that is ongoing at the Thought Pyramid Art Gallery, Abuja. Too Young To Wed highlights the implications of child and forced marriages which are broad and profound in context. Simply put, the exhibition portrays…
23 Jan 2015
THE second Playwrights’ Confab that will bring together playwrights from all over the country has been scheduled for the first weekend of March 2015. It will hold at Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin.   The Confab is a follow-up to the first one convened by Distinguished Professor Femi Osofisan in 2013 at Obafemi Awolowo University,…
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22 Jan 2015
PAINTING, photography, video documentary, visual and sound installations of Tunde Owolabi for his solo art exhibition titled Aso Oke - The Woven Beauty, at Red Door Gallery, Victoria Island, Lagos stress the resilience of one of Africa’s native fabrics. The exhibition is arguably the most comprehensive on aso-oke in recent times on the Lagos art…
22 Jan 2015
LATE J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere, Nigerian-born British artist, Yinka Shonibare and Neil Kenlock, Normski, Dennis Morris, Gavin Watson, Al Vandenberg, among 17 photographers,  are currently showing Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s at Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), U.K. The Museum is showing a collection of 118 works.   The museum states on its…
22 Jan 2015
IF Nigeria had twice the number of standard cinema screens it currently boasts, (only 70 digital screens as against South Africa’s 1,100 and India’s 13,000), then 30 Days in Atlanta, the feel good comic movie by stand up comedian and actor Ayo Makun (AY) would probably have grossed twice the amount of money it reportedly…
22 Jan 2015
A GROUP of entertainment celebrities from film, music, comedy, writing and media under the aegis of Saving Life for Africa Foundation (SLAD) has announced President Goodluck Jonathan as its 2014 Personality of the Year. This is as a result of the proactive way the government fought and conquered the deadly Ebola scourge, which hit Nigeria…
22 Jan 2015
TODAY, January 23 at The Crab Theatre, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Magnus Abraham-Dukuma will present his book, Dreams in the Creeks. It will also be put on stage by Dan Kpodoh of Institute of Arts and Culture (Arts Village), University of Port Harcourt. Time is 11am. Guests of honour include Dr. Gabriel Okara,…
22 Jan 2015
CARETAKER Committee of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) has called on musicians across the country to ignore recent statements by a group that declares Pretty Okafor as PMAN president.   In a statement signed by its chairman, Kevin Lucciano Gabriel, the association declared that the appointment of Pretty Okafor did not follow due…
Norrd-Phenomenon
15 Jan 2015
A fresh breath of artistic ferment was in the air to usher in the new year as young artist, Niss Ogulu’s solo exhibition titled Norrd Phenomenon opened at Terra Kulture Gallery, Victoria Island, Lagos. It was also the first art exhibition of the year for the gallery.   Ogulu’s rendition of regular domestic and outdoor…
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15 Jan 2015
AFTER digging into his art trajectory to step up his game, Olisa Nwadiogbu recently filled the walls of National Museum, Onikan, Lagos, with a new body of works simply titled Effort. The solo show has a link to the artist’s early encounter with engraving, about 28 years ago.   With so much creative energy invested…
15 Jan 2015
WHEN two long lost friends who had fought side by side during the civil war suddenly reunite, a police interrogation room is surely not the best of venues for such an encounter, especially when one is the suspect and the other is the chief interrogating officer. Find out about how this unusual interrogation goes in…

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has said that the 2022 UNILAG-NUGA Games will provide undergraduates with the opportunity to also showcase their hidden talents.