Day: May 19, 2020

Cinema: The Road to Recovery

          2020 is a year of ‘almost’ and ‘nearly’ for cinemas in Nigeria. The signs of how great the year was to be for cinema owners were glittering. The financial figures for 2019 for one. Cinema-goers spent about ₦1.21Billion to see the local movies alone. Ramsey Noah’s Living in Bondage (Breaking […]

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They Called Me A ‘Cracked Reporter’

By Olusegun Adeniyi    I moved to Lagos after my Youth Service in Zungeru, Niger State, in 1990. Having picked interest in journalism right from the University of Ife, I went straight to Mr. Segun Babatope, who happens to be a friend of my guardian. He was then the Chairman of the editorial board of […]

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Happy Publication Day to The Whispering Trees by Abubakar Adam Ibrahim!

  The Whispering Trees blends the magical with the mundane in this spellbinding collection of short stories.  These magical tales capture the essence of life, death and coincidence in Northern Nigeria. Myth and reality intertwine in stories featuring political agitators, newly-wedded widows, and the tormented whirlwind, Kyakkyawa. The two medicine men of Mazade battle against their egos, […]

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RA’S PLACE & SPACE

          Twenty-seven years after his death in May 1993, the music world is still struggling to correctly categorise Sun Ra’s amazing output. In the realm of Black American socio-political history, he stands tall alongside Dubois, Garvey and Elijah Mohammed as researchers and thinkers who sought to chart a global view and […]

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