UTOMI: To Survive, Government Must Cut Cost, Block Leakages
Professor Patrick Utomi, in this interview with DAVID OGAH and TEMILOLUWA ADEOYE, advises government to block all revenue leakages and partner some foreign countries for direct financing of infrastructure.
Yet Another Feather On Arukhe’s Cap
“EXCELLENCE is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” –Aristotle. The above assertion applies to Dr. James Ohioma Arukhe, a…
Timeless Nollywood Actress, Steph-Nora Okere
THERE are no two Steph-Nora Okeres in Nollywood. The only person by that name is the multi- talented University of Ife trained theatre artiste who has remained relevant in the movie industry as butter is to bread.
Rapper MI reveals next plan for music
Chocolate City rapper, M.I. Abaga, has disclosed that he would like to have a working relationship with some notable African artistes to help to connect the younger generations with the older ones. According to the rapper, he said that Africa had done well in creating a vibrant modern music industry which has been able to…
Nigeria’s Own OC Ukeje Goes To Cannes
IT is confirmed. Ayanda, the South African film from award-winning director Sara Blecher and starring Nigeria’s top actor Okechukwu Chukwudi Ukeje, aka OC Ukeje, screened at the ongoing Cannes Film Market on May 17.
‘I Was Brought Up To Celebrate Cultural Values’
Jumoke Owoola, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Centre for Indigenous Knowledge, Development and Sustainability, and publisher of Ostrich Afrique magazine, spoke to DEBO OLADIMEJI on how we can revive cultural values that are being eroded. General background I am a princess from Ayetoro Ekiti but I was born and bred in Lagos. My father, Prince…
And Light Dims On Veteran Nollywood Actor, Peter Bunor
The entertainment industry was thrown into deep mourning during week as news broke that life and stage lights have dimmed on veteran Nollywood actor, Peter Bunor.
‘Appreciate What You Have No Matter How Little You Think It Is’
Alhaja Mojisola Basirat Martins, a.k.a Mama Danfo was conferred with the title of Iyalode 11, Aiyetoro Community, Lagos recently. She is also the Secretary, National Union of Road Transport Workers Union (NURTW) Ajeromi Branch and the Chairman, NURTW, Boundary/Oshodi unit.
Jenifa Sit-Com: Funke Seeks Constant Visitors Status In Living Rooms
THERE is something about popular actress, Funke Akindele, that sets her poles apart from her peers. Whenever you think you have had enough of her acting and production chops, she does something or takes up a new project that will throw her back into reckoning.