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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…
Nwadiogbu-finds-Effort
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…
15 Jan 2015
UNEMPLOYMENT has become a worldwide problem and everyone is looking in all directions to find solutions to it. Nigeria’s Olotu Mohammed has lent his weight to resolving this problem through his book, What I Would Do If Unemployed, which he recently launched.   As the author’s personal insight into the root causes of youth unemployment,…
11 May 2010
COLLECTIVE attempt made last month - perhaps for the first time - by countries demanding for restitution of disputed cultural objects is though laudable. However, it is an uphill task and capable of rattling existing conventions on the issue.The two-day conference tagged International Cooperation for the Protection and Repatriation of Cultural Heritage and held in…
11 May 2010
WHATEVER people of African descent have to offer the rest of the world to prove the potency of their ideals, painter Ajogu Idabacha is explaining on canvas.In the show titled Afrocentric Affinities which opens at Terra Kulture on Saturday, May 15, showing for five days, the artist will argue that "culture, philosophy, history, economics and…
11 May 2010
AN arthouse discussion on Art Journalism & Art Advocacy in the Last Two Decades in Nigeria will hold tomorrow, May 12 at Terra Kulture, on Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Time is 4pm.The Forum is being organized as part of activities marking the 50th birthday of Mr. Toyin Akinosho.According to a statement signed by…
10 May 2010
Awo: Unfinished Greatness: The Life and Times of Chief Obafemi Awolowo; Olufemi Ogunsanwo; Pace Books and Periodicals; Lagos; 2009OLUFEMI Ogunsanwo in this book reaffirms the continuing relevance of Chief Obafemi Awolowo's politics and ideas in the making of Nigeria and the significant role played by the politician and statesman in the political evolution of the…
10 May 2010
THERE was great excitement in Abuja literary circles recently as the Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja (THH), accepted to host, in its grand rooms, a monthly reading session of the Abuja Literary Society (ALS).To be known as First Friday's @ The Hilton, the event, which kicks off immediately, is envisaged as a multi-media event incorporating drama,…

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