Following the announcement of ‘Olóládé’, a Netflix original series scheduled for release on November 24, more details have emerged about the widely anticipated production.
On December 25, 2023, Kester Abiodun Abe will be bowing out of the National Theatre, where he has been a staff since May 1989. On that day, he will be 60 years, the mandatory age for retirement.
Thirty-seven years after he graduated as best student in scenography and lighting design from the Department of Theatre Arts, University of Ibadan, the school, yesterday, honoured Dr. Olateju Wasee Kareem, the technical theatre exponent, art entrepreneur and businessman.
Modern science has proven beyond doubt that a child’s sex (male or female) is determined by the Y-chromosomes the male partner donates to the woman at the time of copulation. But this scientific fact is yet to sink in the consciousness of most African males....
It must be noted that , the Swiss educationist, was not only addressing the Swiss, but the whole world, including Africans, when he said: Man must search for what is right and let happiness come on its own.”
Only God knows what was going on in the mind of Anais Nin, the author of Delta Of Venus, when she said: “How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?”
NAPOLÉON Bonaparte, the French statesman, having lost hope in religion, said: “If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.” Many like Bonaparte are also disenchanted, but dare not voice it out for fear of being humiliated. While some take anything that comes from…
It was the late Dario Angelo Fo, the 1997 Nobel Prize recipient in literature, who doubles as a political activist, playwright, theatre director and songwriter that said: “A theatre, a literature and an artistic expression that does not speak for its own time has no relevance.” With this, the Nobel laureate tells the world that…
Hannah Cowley, the foremost English dramatist and poet, while trying to unveil the mystery of her fellow gender, noted: “What is woman? Only one nature’s agreeable blunder.”
It was Charles-Louis de Secondat, a French Judge and one the principals of the separation of powers theory that said, “there is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, the German poet, culture critic and philologist, once said: “I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.”
It was Abhijit Naskar, an international bestselling author, who said: “The world can never heal unless a handful of brave hearts are ready to bleed.”
US cultural office thumbs up Nigerian Film Corporation