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ACTDF In Search Of New Talents

LARA OLADUNI The search for new talents in entertainment is on by the African Children Talent Discovery Foundation (ACTDF) as it has announced the first edition of its ‘Unleash Your Talent 2017’. The chairman of ACTDF, Noah Dallaji said at a media meeting to announce the new show that the…

Lai Mohammed with Tony Elumelu

On The Creative Move

NAOMI NDUBUEZE Nigeria is on the move to re-organise the creative sector with the recent announcement by the Federal Government on Monday partner with CNN and UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to enhancement the Creative Industry in Nigeria, using the film industry. Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, announced…

The Charm Of Sun City

South Africa’s Sun City is truly a charming city with breathtaking views, hotels, casinos and more. It is truly a place to unwind and let the guard down for that well-deserved holiday. Little wonder why it is Ayo Makun’s new movie, 10 Days In Sun City was filmed there. Sun…

Phenomenal Lagos

A Book For Lagos

NAOMI NDUBUEZE Lagos is a pulsating cosmopolitan city with an infectious personality. It is an extraordinary city whose monuments come alive in the newly launched 136-page book, ‘The Phenomenal Lagos.’ The book, edited by Adebisi Lasisi and Alhaji Kabiru two foremost journalists in Nigeria, details iconic monuments, landmarks and other…

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Lagos In Cannes

Lagos State had a strong presence at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival in France to commemorate the Lagos at 50 celebration. FUNKE OSAE-BROWN who was part of the state’s delegation chronicles her experience in this report. At half past two in the afternoon our plane touched down at Nice Cote…

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Wakaa: Celebrating Lagos At 50

FUNKE OSAE-BROWN Terra Kulture was a beehive of activities on Saturday. It was the staging of the famous musical Wakaa, to kick off the Lagos at 50 celebration. By 6pm nearly all dignitaries were seated in the new Terra Kulture Arena. The Lagos State deputy governor, Idiat Oluranti Adebule, who…

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Runway Meets Jazz In April

FUNKE OSAE-BROWN The 1950s fashion is billed to meet Jazz music come April at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria. Tagged Runway Meet Jazz, the event aims to harmonise the classy worlds of Jazz music and fashion. Speaking at a media meeting to announce the event on Thursday, Afolabi…

Victor Ehikhamenor - A Biography of the Forgotten, 2017_

Nigeria At Venice Art Biennale

Nigerian artists are putting a good show at the 2017 edition of the Venice Biennale. The Nigerian Pavilion will host the works of some of Nigeria’s most prominent contemporary artists, including painter Victor Ehikhamenor, sculptor Peju Alatise and choreographer Qudus Onikeku. The exhibition, curated by Adenrele Sonariwo and Emmanuel Iduma,…