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26 Feb 2015
AT the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Yaba, Lagos, U.K-based artist, Leo Asemota was scheduled for  “Masterclass” to discuss the inspiration for his work, The Ens Project, and the relevance of his key materials such as coal, orhue (kaolin), palm oil and vellum that he uses in his drawings and sculptures.    Key point of…
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26 Feb 2015
AS the resilience of modern art continues to boost economic value of art appreciation across the world, the Nigerian master printmaker, Bruce Onobrakpeya and 12 other artists from Africa are experimenting the continent’s modern and contemporary contents at Art Dubai, holding from March 18 to 21, 2015 at Jumeirah, UAE. The 2015 edition, according to…
26 Feb 2015
AFTER 104 days of traversing many Nigerian states, the first batch of winners has emerged from Heroes: Back to the Roots, the first culture-based reality TV show to air in Nigeria.   The winners are: Happiness Udodang (Akwa Ibom State) who clinched the first position; Luter Emmanuel Ikyobo (first runner-up from Benue State) and Chelsea…
26 Feb 2015
THE Management of Synovus Media Limited has announced that the Lagos based marketing communication firm has added a new cable television channel, Rave TV, to shore up its Nollywood Movies Platform this year. Apart from the new cable channel, the company disclosed that it operates on seven television stations and they include; KSMC Kaduna; NSTV…
26 Feb 2015
NOT many see writing as a possible career to go into. Many less so after they had put several active years of service in their chosen fields of endeavour. But there are a few exceptions though like Omo Uwaifo, who, after many years as an engineer with Electricity Company of Nigeria (ECN), took to creative…
26 Feb 2015
THE Windham Campbell Prizes was announced this week its third round of prize-winners, which are chosen confidentially in three categories - fiction, nonfiction, and drama - to honour and support writers anywhere in the world writing in English. The awards, which come with a $150,000 check, can be given for a body of work or extraordinary…
26 Feb 2015
THE movie Still Standing starring Jackie Appiah, Bobby Obodo and others screens in cinemas nationwide from today. The movie is a chronicle of the joy and pain of a striving young American family, originally from Africa, and living the America dream until a major tragedy alters the family’s course. Nne-Amaka, just like so many other virtuous women,…
26 Feb 2015
PARIS-based soul singer, Asa has released the much-anticipated video to the single ‘Satan be Gone’ of her third album, Bed of Stone. Currently on a concert tour in Europe promoting the album, Asa unveils another facet of her artistry with this new video. Directed by filmmaker Meji Alabi, music and visuals come together to present…
26 Feb 2015
THE main auditorium of the University of Lagos, Akoka, will be agog on Sunday, March 15, when the first edition of the long-awaited The Lemuel Iyalla Classic Concert in Mars comes calling. In a chat, founder of the evening event, Lemuel Iyalla, disclosed that the concert would feature comedy performances and other side attractions for…
26 Feb 2015
AFTER the successful completion of two editions, organizers are set to hold the 3rd edition of model competition tagged ‘Pearl Look 2015’, which is a fresh initiative born out a desire to give back to the society by empowering young ladies. The event is designed in such a way that each contestant participating in the…
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24 Feb 2015
IT was not all together a good outing for Nollywood at this year’s edition of the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles, which ended on February 15, 2015. Apart from Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 and Lancelot Oduwa Imaseun’s Invasion 1897, which had an impressive showing, the other Nollywood films like A Place in…
24 Feb 2015
A new book, The Nigerian Diplomatic Practice, authored by a renowned diplomat, Ambassador Lawrence Oladejo Oyelakin, has revealed how impatience by Nigerians has extremely made it difficult for any government to rule the country successfully. The book launch attracted both serving and retired Nigerian diplomats.   The 801-page book, recently presented to the pubic by…

Guardian Life

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Ice Cream lovers, GET IN HERE!  Looks like we'll be eating good this "Detty December" as Kinglace makes its first entry into Lagos with its premium ice cream delights guaranteed to leave you wanting more.  Produced by Iceberry, Russia's oldest ice cream manufacturer and distributed by Wow Creamery, Kinglace is no stranger to the ice…
1 day ago
Kanye West has erased all photos and videos from his Instagram page.  The Donda rapper, who is no stranger to abandoning social media with no notice at all, has completely wiped his Instagram page. Ye's Instagram features zero posts; however, the account is still active and is yet to be deleted or deactivated. Last weekend, Ye shared…
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As Barbados became the world's newest republic, its prime minister's first act was to officially declare the island's most famous citizen, Rihanna, a national hero. Barbados had already conferred the title of ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary on the billionaire multiple Grammy-winning singer and businesswoman in 2018 and tasked her with encouraging education and tourism. The…
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American actress Tiffany Haddish and rapper Common have reportedly broken up after one year of dating.  People magazine reports that a source revealed the duo had gone their way.  While both stars and their reps are yet to speak on their breakup, the source hints that it was a result of their busy schedules.  "They…
1 day ago
Globally, one in four girls experiences sexual abuse. This situation gets dire as 27% of women between the ages of 15 - 49 have been abused by their partners worldwide, and about 736 million have experienced violence in their life.

Music

4 days ago
It was nearly 9:00 p.m. and the screams nearly threw one off the seat. In a flash, the entire auditorium was agog with excitement as the Rexxie-produced groove anthem, Ko Por Ke, rented the air.
4 days ago
Nigeria music superstars and self-proclaimed besties, Tiwa Savage and Wizkid are set to headline two concerts slated for December 17 and 19, 2021 respectively, during the Livespot X Festival.
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Over the last three years, the scope of Nigerian Afropops music has evolved to be inclusive of every demographic within its core, leading to the rise of powerful Aftopop stars that are unconventional of the typical musical stereotypes.
24 Nov
Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has bagged two nominations at the 2022 Grammy Awards.  On Tuesday, the Grammy Academy announced the 2022 Grammy Awards nominations list in a Livestream from the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, which featured Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. and Board of Trustees Chair Tammy Hurt, as well as some special guests.…
24 Nov
Adele's 30 is 2021's top-selling album in the Unites States after selling over 500,000 copies in just three days. Billboard reports that Adele's 30 album released on Friday after a six-year hiatus has already become 2021's top-selling album in the US. Between November 19 and November 21, more than 500,000 copies of the album had been sold…

Film

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The Simpsons Tiananmen episode in which the cartoon American family visit Tiananmen Square is missing from the Disney+ streaming service in Hong Kong. The news of the missing episode comes at a time when authorities are clamping down on dissent, with curbs on speech becoming a norm in the international business hub and ensnaring global media and…
2 days ago
After a three-day weekend, Disney's new animated musical fantasy film Encanto has topped the North American box office, raking in an estimated $27 million. This number released by industry watcher Exhibitor Relations revealed this on Sunday. However, its numbers fell below other family-oriented Thanksgiving weekend releases, including Frozen II and Coco. However, this number proves to be a sign that…
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Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) has won five awards at the 2021 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), including the prestigious Best Director and Best Nigerian Film awards. Nominated in seven of the 26 categories, prior to Sunday’s AMAA, the GDN Studios-produced film also came out tops in the Best Editing, Best Sound, and Best First…
4 days ago
Titled Man Pikin, the 26-part series was created and produced by Ihidero, one of the most respected TV writers and producers on the continent, and owner of PinPoint Media, a Nigerian film and media company working to industrialize content creation and distribution in Africa.
4 days ago
All is set for the return of the Lagos International Film Festival dubbed LIFF 2021. Founded in 2008 by notable Filmpreneur, Madu Chikwendu, as a festival that demonstrate a concern to improve the world through movies..