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The Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 – A Palatable Feast of Diverse Servings

In the first few minutes of the play 'The Audition' a believable kiss is shared between two women on stage without the benefit of backstory. This is not the only thing that is unusual about this masterful and repartee-filled play.

Chimamanda Adichie Talks New Book -‘Dear Ijeawele’, More on Her First Facebook Live Interview

Chimamanda Adichie has a new book out today- "Dear Ijeawele: A Feminist Manifesto in 15 Suggestions", and Nikolas Kristof interviews her live on Facebook; for the first time.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Elected Into the American Academy of Arts and Letters!

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has added yet another feather to her already decorated hat.

The Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 Begins on High Note

The Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 has kicked off and lovers of good theatre are hereby put on notice.

British Council Announces Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 Themed ‘Rhythm of the City’ 

With 109 shows, 35 companies and 5,500 theatre goers attending in 2016, Lagos Theatre Festival remains one of the most diverse and exciting events of its kind and will continue to present the best in contemporary and classic work from leading artists.

Cobhams Asuquo Releases ‘Empty’ Ahead Of Album Launch 

A few weeks ago, Cobhams announced that he was launching his singing career by dropping his first album entitled 'For You'.

Eargasm Concert Will Surpass Other Events Happening in February – 2Baba

'Every other event that will take place that period will be like normal events, no extra activity. This is going to be classy and like the name suggests, Eargasm is going to be 'ear-blowing'

Lagos is the Hub of the Nigerian Creative Sector – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described Lagos State as the hub of the Creative Sector in Nigeria, hence it has a...

Meet MYOA, The Nigerian Soul Pop Singer Who Will Perform at the American Superbowl

The eldest of three, Myoa began singing in school choirs, competitions and concerts, penning her first song at the age of 9. Her deep-seeded desire for a music career continued...

Dear Genevieve, Your Mediocrity is Encouraged – By Anonymous

Genevieve, the world cares. Even Etisalat with its popularity contest turned Prize for Flash Fiction is seeking quality and creativity. Plus, the great Pa for all of his “write, just write” is not yet a Linda Ikeji.

Olisa Blogazine Literary Supplement: The Year I Turned 23 – Ama Asantewa Diaka

In late April we are fighting too much. He kisses a black girl with a south London accent right in front of me and tells me the mere fact that he did it right in front of me should tell me it means nothing.

Theatre Alert: AbOriginal Theatre Presents “Fractures”

Following its 2010 success, Fractures returns to kick off 2017 with a cast that includes such versatile and accomplished actors as Gideon Okeke, Patrick Diabuah, Beverly Naya, Ropo Ewenla, and directed by Kenneth Uphopho

Made in Nigeria: When Lagos Stood in Applause for Dike Chukwumerije

To remain untouched by the stories spun in this narrative of one score poems, was to be insensate. And there were no robots in the audience that night.

Lakecity Film Festival (LACIFF) Extends Submission Deadline to December 9

Making the announcement founder of the festival, Ekine Stronghold, said the decision became necessary due to the many calls he has received from indigenous filmmakers who said they needed more time to send in their films.

Photography: Queen Amina of Zaria by Kefytee

Nigerian Photographer Kefytee releases a special editorial inspired by the Queen Amina of Zaria. The pictures were styled by Emerging Stylist Fayo

FG Includes Creative Industry in Economic Growth, Recovery Plan

Culture and Tourism, a sub-sector in the Creative Industry, will play a significant role in the Economic Recovery Plan following the crash in oil prices with debilitating effects on the nation's economy.

One Part of the Body: A Review of the Visual Art Exhibition at Ake Festival...

Fatima Abubakar’s exhibition titled, “Resilient: The Face Series” is a display of captivating and empathising photographs from Borno State, north-eastern Nigeria.

Travelogue: From Kaduna to Abeokuta, the City Under the Rock

I also took the tour to Olumo rock. A soaring, magnificent constellation of big and small rocks, of great historical significance.

Film Review: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s ‘Hissein Habré: A Chadian Tragedy’

What is it like, for an amputee to live next door to the man who cut off that missing part of him? Or, worse still, how a woman who got raped and had her husband killed can survive with the perpetrator living just across the street?

Embark on a musical journey with Yinka Akanbi’s debut album ‘Ajo’ – Toni Kan

Ajo is a journey of discovery in which one encounters a new Yinka Akanbi who has morphed from the well-known actor and movie director into a singer belting out amazing tunes and ditties.


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