Bold expressions from Young Contemporaries
Dipo Doherty, Logor, Ayobola Kekere-Ekun, Eloghosa Osunde and Yadichinma Ukoha-Kalu come into the New Year on a path towards adding freshness to the Lagos art scene.
Why Nigeria Should Enlist More Heritage Sites, By Culture Minister
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has expressed needs for the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) to work towards increasing Nigeria’s Sites in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Nigeria’s Bukar Usman To Deliver Colloquium Keynote In Niamey
PUBLIC intellectual, folklorist and author, Dr. Bukar Usman will deliver the keynote address at an international colloquium that has as topic ‘Cultural Diversity and National Identity: Challenges and Perspectives for the 21st century’ at the Universite Abdou Moumouni De Niame, in Niger Republic. The colloquium will hold from June 13 through 15, 2016 in Niamey, capital of Niger Republic.
Drop Charges Against Atiku, Creative Industry Group Cries Out
A group of practitioners in Nigeria’s creative industry has petitioned Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Atorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State, Mr. Kazeem Adeniji and Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Fatai Owoseni to intervene and free lagos-based performance artist, Mr. Jelili Atiku, from illegal detention.
Literature:Folklorist Maps History Of Hometown, Biu
ALTHOUGH history is a very interesting and engaging subject that provides a bridge between the past and present and also clears a path to the future, Nigeria has become poorer for taking history out of secondary school curriculum.
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.