ON the day she was crowned Miss Nigeria 2013, Anyaoha Ezinne Akudo pledged to use her crown to bring succour to rape victims, though there were no details on how she intended actualising that dream. To many present at the ceremony held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, however, her words sounded more like the wishful thinking of a young lady, carried away by the joy of beating other pretty contenders to the big crown.
The concept of the project has been developed by the Kenyan curator Sam Hopkins and being realised at Iwalewahaus in Bayreuth. However, the project has so far been accompanied by two “Mash up the archive-Festivals” in 2012 and 2013 and is being financially supported by ‘Kulturstiftung des Bundes’ and ‘Oberfrankenstiftung’.
Uki Ebony could be likened to a gold fish that can’t be hidden in the shoal of fishes. Her stagecraft is captivating; her voice, ebullient, reverberating like the echo from a town crier, appealing to the villagers to listen. Knowing her gifting, Uki adopted a stage name that reflects her skin type and what herContinue reading
The fact finding mission to Durban, South Africa embarked upon by some Nollywood filmmakers last month was not only about exploring co-production agreements with practitioners of the South African film industry. It provided an opportunity for the delegation to educate their counterparts on the existence of available financing schemes in the Nigerian entertainment industry thatContinue reading
THERE was a large turnout of entertainment journalists and members of the Actors of Guild of Nigeria (AGN) at last Wednesday’s press conference called at the instance of the Chairman and members of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the embattled Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and it was understandable. The guild superintended by theContinue reading