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2 Apr
By reason of their recent nomination by the organisers of the annual Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA), these sterling actors- Osa Ighodaro, Meg Otanwa, Nancy Isime, Kehinde Bankole
29 Nov
My attention was caught recently by this apparently succinct summation of the idea and personality of Nigeria as a movie, with all its implications, its innuendos, its positives
5 Dec 2020
Blessing Amidu is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Hot Ticket Productions, and Executive Producer of Ladybuckit and the Motley Mopsters (LBMM). She bagged a degree in Geology in the 90s...
29 Dec 2019
It was, indeed, a joyful and colourful occasion penultimate Saturday, when children of Ocean Crest School, Lekki, celebrated Christmas to mark the end of activities
29 Sep 2019
The date for Lagos Theatre Festival’s seventh edition has been unveiled. The theatrical feast will hold in Lagos from February 27 to March 1, 2020. It will feature a wide variety of artistic expressions in unconventional spaces
19 Jun 2019
Whatever informs the designation of a particular day as “democracy day,” the fact remains that no single event no matter how watershed, epic, epochal or even significantly milestone could be sufficiently democratic to guarantee democracy. No outline of single electoral process, no matter how credible, free and fair can ultimately qualify as the final product…
17 Apr 2019
The Korean Cultural Centre, Abuja, last week, hosted Nigerians and members of the diplomatic community to an evening of arts. The event titled, ‘Poetry Feast and Photo Exhibition’ was in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Korean Independence Movement and establishment of Korean Provisional Government. Several activities were packaged to mark the day, including poetry…
10 Feb 2019
As part of activities to ensure that they groom well-rounded children, who are capable of contributing meaningfully to the development of society, many schools often organise extra curricular activities for their children. Some of these programmes include visits to the zoo, museum, travelling to other countries, exchange programmes that enable students from different schools to…
7 Oct 2018
Tunji Sotimirin is a multitalented actor. Known to be among the pioneers of Nigerian modern solo performance, the University of Lagos lecturer is no doubt making waves with his Konkere music and children story-telling programme on television. In this chat with OMIKO AWA, he spoke on theatre practice in Nigeria and other sundry issues affecting…
7 Oct 2018
With music fiesta today, series of drama, quiz among schools, political discourse, sports and other activities, St. Denis Catholic Church, Bariga, Lagos, celebrates its 60th anniversary. The celebrations, which grand finale comes up on October 14, kicked off on May 12 with a praise walk though Fola Agoro and Shomolu. Chairman of the planning committee,…
19 May 2016
ABC is adding new TV shows to its lineup and I'm excted about most of them.  The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) has added eight new shows to its 2016-17. I'm pretty excited because the list of shows is a mix of legal drama, crime, and comedy - which are my absollute favorite genres of TV series.…


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Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP Friday.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), joined the Muslim faithful to observe Jummah prayers, at which prayers were said for the repose of the soul of the late President of UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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With seven days to go to the eighth edition of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe international 10km road race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the historic race says this year's edition will be the biggest ever in terms of its organisation and quality of its elite cast. Race director, Zack Amodu says arrangements have…
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President of the Senate Ahmad Lawal says his 2023 presidential ambition was conceived to enable him change the lives of Nigerians for the better.
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A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was…