From NANTAP, honour for Sadiq Daba, Iya Awero, Iyen Obaseki, Sam Dede
With their investiture last Friday as members of the Body of Fellows of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), notable stage and screen practitioners, Sadiq Daba, Achibi Sam Dede, Iyen Agbonifo-Obaseki and veteran Yoruba actress, Lanre Hassan-Adeshina
60 garlands for Edmond 'Teacher Chike’ Enaibe
Veteran theatre and media practitioner, Edmond Emuesiri Enaibe, has been formally admitted into the unofficial club of ‘elders of the entertainment industry’ by reason of his attaining the age of 60.
Thespians celebrate day with plethora of demands
Thespians in the country joined their counterparts across the globe to celebrate this year’s International Theatre Day (ITD) on March 27.
Nigeria’s ‘ember’ clash of culture programming
Lagos is unarguably Nigeria’s culture capital. Its sprawling population has an appetite to consume culture. It is also where most culture workers...
Honour for Zara Abimbola Ejoh on World Theatre Day
Stage and screen actress, Zara Abimbola Kokomma Udofia-Ejoh, got the right icing on her career cake when on Tuesday, March 27, at the Muson Centre in Lagos...
Thespians, filmmakers others reflect on Professor Akínwùmí Ìsòlá
While entertainers in the Nigerian entertainment space were still mourning the death of Adebayo Faleti and others in the industry that passed...
Lagos’ theatres: between multiplex and geo-political spread
Following the examples of Terra Kulture Theatre Arena, the first privately-owned theatre space in Lagos and the success it is already garnering just after a year...
Usman Baba Pategi: A fitting NANTAP fellowship for the legendary ‘Samanja’
There was a sustained applause when the master of ceremonies announced that the legendary actor Usman Baba Pategi, who is popular as Samanja, was among the shortlist of distinguished theatre practitioners...
‘Re-engaging cultural resources for national development’
The richness of artistic and cultural industries of Nigeria to stimulate development in all ramifications is not in doubt. What appears to be lacking is the political will and visionary leadership to harness the latent resources for national development.