Ogba Zoo Threatened By Menace Of Land Grabbers
As pillaging and wanton destruction of the last of Edo State’s urban forestry assets within Ogba Zoo and Nature Park continues unabated and now assuming dangerous dimensions....
Snapped Nigeria: Another Opportunity For Nigerian Filmmakers
There is an opportunity for Nigerian directors and actors to be part of an innovative ‘social movie’ collaborative film project. The collaborative project dubbed Snapped Nigeria will hold in Lagos this January and February 2016.
Theatre: Jungle Justice… A Kangaroo Court In Session
MANY have likened the spate of rash and contradictory judgments and pronouncements from Nigeria’s judiciary to what happens in a kangaroo or banana republic. In fact, pronouncements from Nigerian courts sometimes leave serious-minded people in open-soul amazement as only a dysfunctional system could produce such judicial charade.
Serge Noukoue Dreams Big For Nollywoodweek In Paris
Usually, by this time annually, preparations for NollywoodWeek in Paris, the yearly film festival that showcases the best of the Nigerian film industry to the European audience gets underway.
In Amazon Kindle, Bisi Daniels Finds Literary Food
BISI Daniels, Nigeria’s leading adventure novelist and prolific author has launched revised editions of some of his bestselling novels of the popular investigative journalist, Peter Abel’s thriller series and other books on Amazon Kindle.
Two Comedies Take To The Stage In Abuja
Sheraton Hotel, Abuja will bubble with life as two stage comedies, Ahmed Yerima’s ‘The Lottery Ticket’ and Jerry Alagbaoso’s Specks in Our Eyes’ will be staged there on Sunday, December 13, 2015.
Render to Ceaser puts Nollywood on FESPACO 2015’s A-List
AS soon as curtain draws on Saturday on the 65th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival, attention of players in the world of cinema will shift to Africa, this time Burkina Faso for the 2015 edition of Festival of Pan African Cinema in Ouagadougou otherwise called FESPACO. Held biennially in Ouagadougou, Fespaco, which is…
Theatrics of Nigerian politics in Oriki Of A Grasshopper
I CAN recall how George Patrick Carlin that Grammy-winning American actor and author lucidly segregated the society, saying: “Some people see things that are and ask, why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that.” Professor…
When DELSU celebrated literary feats of Ukala, Yeibo
THE Niger Delta region has become a metaphor for ambivalence in Nigeria’s chequered history. This is reflective of seemingly contradictory offerings that come from the oil-rich region, which is at once a nightmare zone of oil wealth despoiling the flora and fauna, hotbed for militancy just as it is a fertile land of artistic expression…
Korede Bello, Emma Nyra, others to Perform live at One Mic Naija
IT is the season of love, so get ready for love and music like you have never experienced as One Mic Naija brings SIX amazing artistes to you live on Sunday February 22nd! Scheduled to perform at One Mic Naija Hearts and Music are Korede Bello, Tonye, Kiss Daniel and Emma Nyra. Also performing are…
Finalists emerge for Vision of the Child 2015 contest
LAST week 60 finalists in the Vision of the Child (VOTC) 2015 competition for primary and secondary school students in Lagos State in yhe age range 9-12. The contest has as theme ‘The Road to Sambisa’ and is organised by Lagos Black Heritage Festival (LBHF) in which Prof. Wole Soyinka has been consultant since inception.…