In Jankariwo, Ben Tomoloju cautions insensate Leadership
There is no other way Pope Francis could have expressed his dislike for corruption, a hydra monster in the world, than to remark, “Corruption is paid by the poor.”
What artists community needs in 2019
The Culture, Creative Industry (CCI), over the years, has been described as the untapped goldmine of the Nigerian economy and that if well harnessed can transform it.
Rock Of Ages… Showing resilience in the face of crises
Written by the duo of Lanre Idowu and Ben Tomoloju, Rock of Ages traces the early story of Egba Christians, who were persecuted and sent out of Abeokuta by worshippers of African religion on October 13, 1867.
Flowers Introspect … Metaphor for political perfidy
Written during his undergraduate days at the University of Ibadan, the play opens with three students - Bayo, Bateye and Jide – who tattled on Simbi, a student who was violated by three other students under a tree.
To overcome recession, goverment must invest in theatre and the creative industry
“So, it is incumbent on all of us at NANTAP, on all performing artists, patrons, sympathisers and empathisers to rescue the theatre from down-under, from the cold, gripping and strangulating hands of the messengers of death.”
A nation without theatre tradition is lost, says Ben Tomoloju
Nigeria theatre as a discipline, as a practice, is vibrant. The only thing wrong so far is the propagation of the ideas of the profession. Theatre needs quite a lot of economic resources to stand like other sectors.
Akinosho… Geologist in love with the arts
As a student of Federal School of Arts and Science on Adeyemo Alakija Street, Akinosho used to walk down the street with friends and their girls to enjoy ice cream at Falomo Shopping Centre.