AU, AFRIMA Jury Unveil AFRIMA 2017 Nominees List

Ms Angela Martins, Head, Culture Division, African Union Commission, AUC, noted that the adjudication process was a comprehensive and superb work of the jurors.

The African Nonagon- Art and African Values by 17-Year-old Chimfeka Ogbo

Chimfeka Ogbo, a student of the African Leadership Academy, showcased his art installation at the Maryland Mall in an event put together by Children and the Environment (CATE) initiative.

CORA Invites You to the Annual Book Party for the Nigeria Prize for Literature

CORA-NIGERIA PRIZE FOR LITERATURE BOOK PARTY is an afternoon of literary feasting, featuring performances, wining and dining.

Gatp Lagos: Soul Train Vibes as Victoria Kimani Celebrates Her Birthday

In addition to the ever high GATP atmosphere, it was the birthday of sexy Kenyan musician, Victoria Kimani

Lights Camera Africa!!! 2017 Film Festival Berths in Lagos this September

Great people of Lagos, get ready and join us for the 7th annual Lights, Camera, Africa!!! Film Festival from Friday, 29 September to Sunday, 1 October 2017 at Federal Palace Hotel

AFRIMA Appoints New Judges Ahead of 2017 Adjudication

AFRIMA Academy consists of the 13-man Jury and the 100-man College of Voters in line with the awards objective of an all-inclusive participation of African professionals in its decision–making body last week.

In Case You Missed it, The BANTU Album, ‘Agberos International’ is Out, & Hot!

The entire album runs for about an hour,with digital versions released on 7th July, 201. It is available on and the BANTU website

Maryam Uwais, Omobola Johnson, Lala Akindoju, Others to Speak at TEDxYaba 2017

Yaba, Lagos – The world as we know it, is increasingly changing. People are seeking new and improved ways of doing things and everywhere, innovations...

Few Days to go! AFRIMA Entry Submission Closes July 17, 2017

AFRIMA awards is celebrating excellence in musical artistry in Africa and the Diaspora

African Fashion and Design Week Returns for the 6th Edition (October 13th – 15th)

African Fashion and Design Week™ (AFDW) will take place in Nigeria from October 13th – 15th, 2017 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos.

Kabafest: A Feasting on Books and Arts in the City of Crocodiles

An opening ceremony to whet the appetite, a laudable literacy project, intriguing discussions, interesting revelations... the Kaduna book and arts festival is no joke!

Theatre Review: ‘Unstable’, A Great Play that Begins Where it Ends

Unstable is a wonderful play that tells the story of an improbable love between a king and possibly one of the lowliest of his subjects but bears a lesson for all

Grill at The Pent (GATP) Lagos: Star Wars With The Stars

"Every Given Sunday" the signature weekly daytime party ‘Grill at the Pent ‘opens its doors to Lagos’ fun seekers for The time of their life.

Clean Sweep! 3 Nigerians Clear Cambridge top Honours in Maths

They were feted by the British Council during a ceremony held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos, Friday night alongside other 63 awardees in the distinguished presence of the Country Director, British Council Nigeria, Connie Price, and former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko.

Pippa Middleton’s Wedding; As Close to a Royal Wedding as it Gets

Hopefully, Prince Harry of would seal the deal with his girlfriend, actress Meghan Markle who was notably absent at the extravaganza

Eyo Festival: Pelu Awofeso Presents ‘White Lagos’

White Lagos is the ideal book and armchair travel companion for anyone who looks to witnessing the festival someday.

GATP Top Gear With the Coolest Rocks in the City of Abuja

Never in the history of day partying, has two cities hosted the same party and sell out back to back like it's nothing.

#ASAEncore2017: A Reprise of Magic

#AsaEncore 2017, that soulful reprise of magical bliss. Is there really a way to describe the Asa live concert musical experience without gushing?

Explore Lagos Architecture for Free at the 2nd Annual Edition of Open House Lagos

There are many reasons to come explore Lagos Architecture for free at the 2nd annual edition of Open House Lagos

Woman Rising 2017 was a WaWu!

Woman Rising 2017 was, to borrow from ChiGul, a WaWu!

Grill At The Pent Takes on Abuja: The Magic City

It was all about fun at the coolest rocks day party, as hundreds of people turned up at the grill at the pent party by the magic of BankHead Entertainment.

Second Edition of JamRock Tropicana Holds at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja

Nigeria’s number one DJ legend Jimmy Jatt is confirmed with top Abuja resident DJ TTB, Crown and Kenny with more names to come on board.

Jidenna and Sakordie Join Tiwa Savage, Others for the One Africa Music Fest in London

Festival organisers Upfront and Personal Global Management Consultants (UPGMC) are proud to announce that Jidenna and Sarkodie are confirmed to join the One Africa Music Fest London line-up.

African Union Declares AFRIMA Open on May 2, 2017

The 2017 entry submission timeline for the prestigious continental awards will also be revealed at the joint conference

WARIF Launches Website to Support Survivors of Gender Based Violence

The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF), an organization established to educate and empower young girls and women who have been affected by the harrowing effects of rape and gender based violence

#ForYou: An Evening With Cobhams Asuquo at His Debut Album Launch

I make bold to say that many years from now when my unborn sons and daughters become adults, this is one artiste from my time in whose lyrics they would still find meaning - whose words reflect the love, hope and dreams I nurtured at this stage.

AMVCA 2017: Raising the Bar and Redefining Excellence in the African Movie Industry

The AMVCA 2017 ceremony last night was a very delightful experience and I am not even joking. It was a show well put together,...

British Council Announces Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 [‘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.

At Ribbons n Roses, Timi Dakolo Taught Us that Love is Great Music

To set the tone for the evening were a number of upcoming acts, each performing a cover of a classic and an original. Among them was Mz Way whose rendition of Simply the Best by Tina Turner was too lit, to put it mildly. She was able to hit the right notes and could literally pierce your resolve against love by the sheer sharpness of it. I am not joking. There was also 10Ten whose original piece, Amope, I especially liked.

Eargasms Concert: An Evening of Classic Renditions and Pleasant Surprises.

Evergreen songs; beautifully delivered back to back. Singing along to their songs and enjoying every bit of it, underscored the timelessness of great art. Plus they reminded me of coming of age