Centre for Contemporary Art to hold Arts luncheon in Lagos
There will be a discussion on the artistic landscape in Lagos.
What future British Monarch, Will and Kate’s baby, will look like
The baby might look the picture below.
Lady Gaga acquires 55 Michael Jackson Memorabilia for $1mn
Lady Gaga acquires 55 pieces of Michael Jackson’s memorabilia.
Nigeria’s Pita Okute wins the 2012 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction
“Wild Spirits is sumptuously well-written, and it deservedly won the 2012 Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction.”
INTERVIEW: Nollywood will soar to unimaginable heights — Asharifa Johka, African-American film producer
How were you introduced to the Nollywood film culture? My introduction to Nollywood was sparked by a few things. First, I’ve worked in the film industry for over ten years and, for a significant part of that time, in the field of acquisitions and co-productions for a Hollywood studio called New Line Cinema. At New Line, I was […]
The transition of Onitsha market literature to home movies, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu
The market town of Onitsha earned worldwide renown when market literature was all the rage. Now that home movies have taken over, Onitsha has shot ahead as the centre of the booming trade. The remarkable transition from the scribal to the audio-visual model demands considerable attention. According to a study published by the British Library […]
I like Wiz Kid’s ‘I love my baby’ and I sing it to my wife a lot – Metuh
Olisa Metuh has a romantic side.
Making Nigeria Work: A review of “The Way We Are”, By Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo
THE WAY WE ARE: Ideas for a Better Nigeria by Jonas Odocha; Eagleman Books; 2012; 265pp One has lost count of the number of books published in recent times on the subject of Nigeria and the challenge of building a strong, united and prosperous nation. So when I was asked to review a new book, […]
UNIBEN student, Okolo, wins Miss University Nigeria beauty pageant
A student of the University of Benin, Winfrey Okolo, has won the 2012 Miss University Nigeria (MUN) beauty pageant. Ms. Okolo emerged the winner by beating 48 other contestants in Abuja on Friday night. The beauty queen received a star prize of a Nissan Sony car and one million naira. In an interview with NAN […]
Double Madness: Terry G features Tonto Dikeh in new track
The track will be irresistible, Terry G.
Dino Melaye’s paternity saga: Actress Bisi Ibidapo Obe delivers baby girl
Ms. Ibidapo Obe daughter bears a striking resemblance to Melaye
Obituary: Veteran actor, Akin Ogungbe, passes on, marking the end of a glorious era
Mr. Ogungbe set up and supervised the 50:50 company to capture the early filmic phase of today’s corridor of the Yoruba Nollywood
Book Presentation: The Way We Are: Ideas for A Better Nigeria
The public presentation of the book, The Way We Are: Ideas for A Better Nigeria
Nollywood actor, Femi Brainard, quits bachelorhood
The couple met when at an official interview session.
Former Trybesmen rapper, KB, detained 14 hours by police
The rapper quickly alerted friends and followers of his arrest on Twitter.
Chinua Achebe at 82: “We Remember Differently”, By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
I have met Chinua Achebe only three times. The first, at the National Arts Club in Manhattan, I joined the admiring circle around him. A gentle-faced man in a wheelchair. “Good evening, sir. I’m Chimamanda Adichie,” I said, and he replied, mildly, “I thought you were running away from me.” I mumbled, nervous, grateful for […]
Group organises fashion show to raise cancer awareness
Group organises fashion show to raise cancer awareness.