Lagos Digital Party: More Musicians to Collaborate with Govt

… Event Rescheduled, New Date To Be Announced The Lagos Digital Party, an initiative of the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture earlier scheduled to hold this Friday, 10th July 2020, has been postponed to a date that will be announced later. The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharmacist (Mrs.) Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, who announced the postponement on Thursday, said that the decision … Continue reading Lagos Digital Party: More Musicians to Collaborate with Govt

Lagos to Establish Arts, Crafts Villages in Badagry, Epe

The Lagos State Government said that it has identified Badagry and Epe as the proposed locations for the establishment of craft villages designed to provide stakeholders within the creative sector an avenue for ease of doing business and the opportunity to train new talents. Speaking during a courtesy visit to Nike Art Gallery in Lagos recently, the Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Tourism, … Continue reading Lagos to Establish Arts, Crafts Villages in Badagry, Epe

Ebony life to go off DSTV – Mo Abudu

Media entrepreneur, Mo Abudu, has announced that her EbonyLife TV will no longer be available on DStv from July 31. The 55-year-old made the announcement on Friday, July 3. EbonyLife shows, she said, will be available on EbonyLife ON, a digital video-on-demand (VoD) service available on Google and iOS stores. “Remember when we used to wait for a whole week to watch our favourite TV … Continue reading Ebony life to go off DSTV – Mo Abudu

Walmart is transforming 160 of its parking lots into drive-in theaters

Two of the most classic pieces of Americana are coming together this summer: drive-in theaters and Walmart. Beginning in August, the retailer is converting 160 of its US store parking lots into drive-in movie theaters. As the pandemic continues, drive-in theaters have been making a comeback as a safe alternative to the traditional movie theaters that remain closed in much of the country. Walmart (WMT) is partnering with Tribeca Enterprises, the Robert … Continue reading Walmart is transforming 160 of its parking lots into drive-in theaters

Lagos Governor’s Aide Commends Kunle Afolayan on Cultural Renaissance

The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu has extolled the ingenuity of Mr. Kunle Afolayan, a multiple award-winner, filmmaker and producer, for his passion in promoting and reinvigorating indigenous cultural artefacts, as well as positively projecting the State Government in his crafts, artworks and some of his creative content. Bonu, gave the commendation on Friday when he … Continue reading Lagos Governor’s Aide Commends Kunle Afolayan on Cultural Renaissance

Stop depicting the military as brutal in your drama skits – Army

1. There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a variety of measures to stem its spread in our country. Some of these measures include restriction of movement, lockdown and stay at home directives which are being enforced by various government and security agencies. Some creative Nigerians found it expedient to provide comic relief through the production of funny jokes, graphics, drama skits, … Continue reading Stop depicting the military as brutal in your drama skits – Army

Nollywood mourns Boniface of ‘Village Headmaster’

Nigeria movie industry has again lost another veteran, Ukwak Asuquo, otherwise known as Boniface in ‘The Village Headmaster TV show’. This is coming shortly after the death of veteran actor, Kayode Odumosu, popularly known as Pa Kasumu on March 1, 2020. The Public Relations Officer of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Monalisa Coker, announced Asuquo’s death in a press release, on Wednesday. Although the … Continue reading Nollywood mourns Boniface of ‘Village Headmaster’

Obaseki hails The Guardian’s call for records of Benin artworks in the UK

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has applauded the move by The Guardian, a respected United Kingdom (UK) daily newspaper, calling for records of artworks originating from the Benin Kingdom held in private collections across the UK, noting that the move will strengthen efforts on the return of the artworks to Nigeria. Governor Obaseki and the Royal Court of the Benin Kingdom in collaboration … Continue reading Obaseki hails The Guardian’s call for records of Benin artworks in the UK

Joke Silva tells her story, reveals she was adopted from foster home

Nollywood actress and Director, Joke Silva, has encouraged parents with the problem of childlessness to consider the option of adoption, which could give them some level of fulfillment. The renowned Nollywood movie director disclosed that she was fostered and encouraged to identify her talent and nurture it to the peak. She told reporters at an awareness walk organised by the Halal Children Home in Abuja, … Continue reading Joke Silva tells her story, reveals she was adopted from foster home

Military partners with Nigeria Film Corporation to produce pro-army movies

Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, has restated the military’s commitment to partner with the Nigerian Film Corporation to present the counterinsurgency role of the army in the Northeast. He called out the representation of the Nigerian Army in some Nollywood movies which have underestimated their achievements. General Olonisakin gave the reassurance in Abuja at the Defence headquarters’ civil-military workshop organised for the … Continue reading Military partners with Nigeria Film Corporation to produce pro-army movies