Thursday, 2nd December 2021
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19 Sep
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
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…
4 Nov 2018
The United States Mission in Nigeria has renewed its support for Nigeria’s burgeoning community of creative writers and artists with its participation at the 2018 Ake Arts and Book Festival. The U.S. Mission was one of the major sponsors of the festival, a yearly event, which showcases the best of contemporary African literature, poetry, music,…
2 Jul 2018
August Meeting was one of the most poignant plays at the 2018 Lagos Theatre Festival. It is a unique story about the legacy of the Aba Women’s Riots from the perspective of the rioters. These riots have been lauded as they championed the worthy cause of anti-colonialism, but it also brought to light some harrowing…
18 Mar 2018
As Lagos Theatre Festival (LTF) 2018 drew to a close on Sunday, March 4, in Lagos, Jos Festival of Theatre (JFT), organised by the U.S. Mission in Nigeria, in collaboration with the Dr. Patrick-Jude Oteh-led Jos Repertoire Theatre (JRT), took off the same day in faraway city of Jos, Plateau State capital. The two festivals…
19 Jan 2018
January is a slow month for film buffs because the fun films usually start coming in by February. Still, this month has its own fair share of interesting films to look forward to, some of which are listed below. 12 Strong If you like war dramas, 12 Strong is definitely your film. It tells the…


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Prayers and hymns filled the Ikoyi Baptist Church at a recent Sunday sermon before the pastor delivered a message from the pulpit: Do the right thing and get the jab.
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French authorities said Thursday they had confirmed the first case of the Covid-19 Omicron variant on the mainland, a man in his 50s who recently returned from Nigeria.
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The African Union's health watchdog on Thursday appealed for calm over Omicron, the new, heavily mutated Covid-19 variant which has prompted many governments to impose new restrictions.
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The Nigerian Communications Commission has announced that three telecoms companies have qualified as approved bidders of the forthcoming 3.5 gigahertz spectrum auction for the deployment of Fifth-generation networks in the country.
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The Experience, an all-night gospel music concert hosted by Pastor Paul Adefarasin, The Metropolitan Senior Pastor of the House on The Rock Churches, holds on Friday, December 3.