Aiye Ko Ooto is the pen name of a U.S.-based Nigerian poet, playwright, and philosopher also known as Cash Oladele, who says he is at a crossroads between mortals and gods
22 Oct 2019
Considering their role in pioneering television broadcasting in Nigeria and Africa, the former Premier of the defunct Western Region, Chief Obafemi Awolowo and his Information Minister, Chief Anthony Enahoro, has been lauded and eulogized for putting the region in the world map.
11 Nov 2018
Ebun Clark’s contribution to the field of theatre arts in Nigeria is not in dispute. Regrettably, however, this is not often acknowledged —perhaps inevitably...
11 Feb 2018
The journey to Ososa in Ogun State, the hometown of legendary thespian, Chief Hubert Ogunde, was less than an hour. Our mission was to join the Ogunde family in celebrating an icon and professional, who played a vital role in advancing the practice of theatre arts practice in Nigeria.
5 Feb 2018
Mr Micheal Okorie, the Managing Director, Troopers Arts Production, has appealed to corporate organisations and investors to assist in sponsoring the staging of late Hubert Ogunde’s Alarinjo theatre plays and style in different parts of the nation. Okorie told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that this was important to familiarise…
4 Jun 2017
Movies did not make me popular. I started with stage and television production; they made me popular. Movies only added to it.
14 May 2017
Without government backing or patronage, the Department of Theatre and Film Studies, University of Port Harcourt, has conceived this training project for practitioners in the industry.
9 Apr 2017
The task before me, as assigned by the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners, Lagos State Chapter, is to do an overview of the performing arts industry with NANTAP as a case study.
9 Jan 2017
During the Second Republic in 1979, the South West again, under the defunct Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) played the opposition role to the ruling National Party of Nigeria (NPN) that was again dominated by the north.
28 Aug 2016
Featuring His Imperial Majesty, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi as guest speaker, the event attracted dignitaries from all walks of life, including traditional rulers, arts and culture workers and administrators
10 Jul 2016
The roar of children chatter erupts, as they make their way back home from school. The kids are enjoying their jokes. Suddenly, one of them dashes across the main road in fear, as he tries to avoid being hit by the biggest of the group over a silly comment.