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September 2014

Review Of Sweet Taste Of Shame

Title: Review of Sweet Taste of Shame Author: Elaigwu Ameh Pages: 73 Publisher: University Press Plc Reviewer: Francis Jakpor   In a society that perceives childlessness as a stigma and constrains females to produce offspring by hook or crook, Elaigwu Ameh’s Sweet Taste of Shame is timely. Indeed, it is…

MUSON Comes Of Age

As activities are in top gear for this year’s edition of the MUSON festival, the festival committee has rolled out the activities lined up for the celebration. In a statement issued by the committee, Kitoyi Ibare-Akinsan, chairman, 2014 Festival Planning Committee says the festival is designed to reflect the theme:…

Ralph Lauren Comes To Town

Walking into the POLO Ralph Lounge on Opebi-link road is a journey into an array of bold bright colours that the Ralph Lauren brand is known for. Different sizes of t-shirts, polo shirts, belts, face caps are arranged layer by layer on white coloured shelves. On a side of a…

A New Artistic Director For MUSON

As the 18th edition of the annual MUSON Festival approaches, the Musical Society of Nigeria, MUSON Centre, Lagos has announced Tunde Jegede as its new artistic director. Jegede who assumed duties at Nigeria’s prime art facility, last week, is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and musician par excellence. He takes over from…

Swarovski: Stealing The Show

Fashion designers are creating unique pieces of the African fabric with extravagant materials and intricate ornamentation like Swarovski says FUNKE OSAE-BROWN Mamukuyo Olaoluwa loves to make her clients not only beautiful but stylish. As the CEO of Labima Keshet, she prides herself in her unique cut and creating pieces that…

In Celebration Of Mandela, Gandhi

The relationship between two great icons in the struggle for freedom and social justice is the inspiration for the Mandela Gandhi Wall at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg. The wall, created by renowned artist and author Birad Rajaram Yajnik, is an interactive exhibition that focuses on the…

Infectious Uti Nwanchukwu

Our meeting that morning was not in any way unnerving. I arrived the venue of our interview earlier than the super star himself, Uti Nwanchukwu. It will not be wrong to label him a super star. I have witnessed and followed Uti’s rise to fame. From emerging the winner of…