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Culture asserts itself as Ojude Oba holds with fanfare

Culture asserts itself as Ojude Oba holds with fanfare

In spite of the scare that the invitation of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, to this year’s Ojuode Oba Festival sparked, the people of Ijebu show class and glamour, AKEEM LASISI writes Each time you think you have had enough of beautiful treats from  glamorously-dressed regberegbe groups, dancing and singing with glee, the warrior […] …

Edozie set for solo exhibition

Edozie set for solo exhibition

Akeem Lasisi All eyes will be on seasoned artist, George Edozie, from September 5, when he will stage a solo exhibition at the National Museum, Onikan, Lagos. It will run till September 14. The show emphasizes migrant issues, especially people flocking to Europe for greener pastures, just as it reflects the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Some […] …

Veteran actor Chike Osuji dies at 65

Veteran actor Chike Osuji dies at 65

Tope Oluwabiyi Nollywood industry has  continued to mourn  the death of veteran actor, Chike Osuji, who passed on at the age of 65. Osuji was a native of Umuokoro Awaka in Owerri North Local Government of Imo State. He is survived by his wife and four children. The deceased featured in movies such as ‘The […] …

I have no issue with MI — Koker

I have no issue with MI — Koker

Yinka Badejo Hip hop artiste, Olayiwola Kokumo, otherwise known as Koker, has cleared the air on why he terminated his recording contract with the rapper MI Abaga-led Chocolate City label. When it was reported recently that the musician was no longer tied to the record label, it generated mixed reactions from the public; with some […] …

Beeta Playwriting Competition calls for entries

Beeta Playwriting Competition calls for entries

The Beeta Universal Arts Foundation, in partnership with Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, has announced the second edition of the Beeta Playwriting Competition, aimed at discovering new talents in the art of playwriting. The competition also aims at preserving the Nigerian culture, history and heritage through raising new playwrights adept at conceptualising new drama that […] …

Abz set to release Backstage Boy

Abz set to release Backstage Boy

Temitope Oluwabiyi Twenty-three-year-old up-and-coming afro hip-hop singer, Abdulsalam Tosin, also known as Abz, has disclosed that he is set to release an electronic playlist titled The Backstage Boy. Billed to be unveiled in September, the Yoruba Demon crooner, said the EP, which would have five tracks, would have African Ladies and Bunker on it. According […] …

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