It was a charged atmosphere last weekend, when theatre producer, Joseph Edgar, popularly known as the Duke of Shomolu, staged Babakekere at the Agip Recital Hall of the Muson Centre
Wema Bank has reaffirmed the power of arts with its sponsorship of Baba Kekere, a play that chronicles the life and legacies of the late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, popularly known
A few months to the first anniversary of the passing of the beloved music icon, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, Now Muzik and Naija Ninja are delighted to announce the summer release
Multinational mobile telecommunications company, MTN, has said it was keen on facilitating the reawakening of the once vibrant performing arts space, music growth and talent development in Nigeria.
19 Sep 2021
Can the world exist without competition? Without competition can there ever be progress on earth? But if necessity is the mother of invention what is the place of competition
1 May 2021
Auditions in the ongoing Nigerian Idol season 6 competition have featured the good, bad and unbelievable singing talents across the country.
6 Sep 2020
Twenty years after the demise of a literary icon, Prof. Ola Rotimi, scholars and theatre practitioners in Nigeria and abroad recently honoured the playwright at a webinar organised by the Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State. The theatre teacher, scholar and playwright died on August 18, 2000. The event had as theme: ‘Remembering Ola Rotimi, A…
9 Aug 2020
Just in his early 30s, Joshua Demola Alabi continues to make a mark in his chosen field: theatre. A recipient of the Mervin Stutter Award for Performance, Alabi is passionate about making Nigerians fall in love again with theatre. He speaks to The Guardian Life about the Sun, his children’s project and historical plays. Why…
5 Jul 2020
Drive-in theatres have come back as salvation during this COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. In the past few months, people have now started heading to the cinemas to watch movies
11 Oct 2019
Professor Edde Iji of the Department of Theatre, Film and Carnival Studies, University of Calabar (UNICAL) has pleaded with the public and private sectors as well as public-spirited individuals and organisations to fund arts and culture for improved output
13 Jul 2019
The entire theatre and entertainment community in Nigeria was thrown into mourning with the news that veteran theatre director, actor, broadcaster, playwright, singer, poet, and composer, Jide Ogungbade, had passed on.
7 Jul 2019
Pan-Africanism and the Forging of a New African Identity in the 21st Century was the theme of the 2019 conference organised by the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation (CBAAC). The two-day conference, which held recently in Abuja, in collaboration with the Department of History and Diplomatic Studies, University of Abuja, brought together…