Three Wise Men… Return of comedy merchant to moviedom
Tears for Love, Deadly Affair, Onome and Mama Sergeant Okoro are movies that mark him out as one of the early producers that shaped Nigeria’s creative phenomenon called Nollywood.
Rumbling in the house of arts
AT early hours of last Saturday, roaring sound of bulldozers invaded and shattered the peace of the sprawling compound in Iganmu, which in recent years, has served as a community for some 100-plus members of the Nigerian Creative industry.
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.
Strokes Of Equal Right In Omoighe’s Alarming Narratives
Three years after Mike Omoighe dragged his canvas into the issues of managing a complex country like Nigeria, the artist takes his narrative a step further, focusing equity.
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.