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Light is Finally Here

“Light In The Dark“, which has been part of the cocktail circuit conversation for close to a year, finally has a release date: January 25, 2019. The romance thriller is very much talked about largely because it features such stars as Rita Dominic and Joke Silva, and not in small roles. But it is a […]

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Getty exhibition shows how the naked body became a subject for art

LOS ANGELES — Good exhibitions complicate things without confusing them. By that standard, the Getty Museum’s “The Renaissance Nude” is a very fine show, adding layers of complexity to the general understanding of how the naked body became a subject for art in the 15th century…. Click here to read full article   ______________________________________ Please Share […]

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Fela and Guevara  

Fela’s choice Souls that were ‘lagosed’ to hunger, unfulfilled by work or play, reclined on wind-oars, abject. Their animal cries, their starved-dream catcalls trailed over the miasma of failure till, plunged into the all-gobbling lagoon, they joined forgotten humanity at silt bed. Lagosed to a fault, they waited not knowing for what they waited in […]

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Netflix of Nigeria: Putting it to a Global Audience

iROKO pays about $10,000 to $25,000 to purchase digital rights and stream movies online. This might not be a lot when we compare to Netflix, where the budget of a single episode of a series can be in millions, but it’s good for a start. Click here to read full article   ______________________________________ Please Share […]

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A Tourist at the Sermon on the Mount

By Timothy White Bob Marley was slow in warming to the Rasta way of knowledge. He heard about it constantly from Rita, who never tired of describing Selassie’s visit in 1966, her glimpse of His Majesty in the limousine, the eye contact, the nod, the frozen moment. The intensity of Rita’s emotional involvement with Rastafarianism […]

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A Random Night at the New Afrika Shrine – Dami Ajayi

The New Afrika Shrine is the best place to be any given Sunday evening Femi Kuti and his Positive Force Band are in town. Located towards the outskirts (read entrance) of Lagos, it is close enough to…. Click here to read full article   ______________________________________ Please Share Our Article On Social Media

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Will Any Movie Measure Up to King of Boys?

By Toyin Akinosho That Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys arrived the cinemas several weeks before the Yuletide period, suggested it would be out of the screening rooms by the time the season’s releases arrive. But No. The sprawling, three hour take on Crime and Politics in the land is still firmly on the viewing agenda. […]

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The Pauper Who Was Gifted With an Oil Well

Chief was sitting on a gilded chair that looked like a throne, sipping cognac and surrounded by guests. He sprang up. A smallish man, high spirited and ebullient. “Nneoma! Is this you? So you remember me today!” he said. He hugged Nneoma, moved back to look boldly at her hips outlined in her fitted skirt, […]

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The Last Stretch
to Freedom

She put miles behind her, put behind her the counterfeit sanctuaries and endless chains, the murder of Valentine farm. There was only the darkness of the tunnel, and somewhere ahead, an exit. Or a dead end, if that’s what fate decreed-nothing but a blank, pitiless wall. The last bitter joke. Finally spent, she curled on […]

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Local Content Craze Fuels Box Office Boom in Nigeria

Powered by growing demand for local content and a rapidly expanding theatrical sector, Nigeria is expected to hit box-office highs in 2018, with the industry on track to shatter the record it set last year… Click here to read full article ______________________________________ Please Share Our Article On Social Media

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