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Profile: Joel Kachi Benson just won Venice. You should know his name

When the Nigerian entry Daughters of Chibok was announced winner of the Best Virtual Reality Story (for linear content) at the awards ceremony of the Venice International Film Festival, the…

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Theatre Review: ”The Wives” is a near perfect outing

The WivesMokalik Official Trailer - a KUNLE AFOLAYAN film   Fresh off her stage directing debut with the dramedy, Lavender which premiered at the Lagos Theatre Festival in April, thespian…

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Long Read: What Bong Joon-ho’s ‘’Parasite’’ says about Nigeria and South Africa

Do you hear the people sing? Singing a song of angry men It is the music of a people who will not be slaves again… Les Miserables In the 2019…

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”Walking With Shadows” is proof that Funmi Iyanda is still invested in telling human interest stories

It is a long way from Lagos to London, but when the 63rd London Film Festival unveiled its programme for this year’s event, three Nigerian feature length films made the cut. One of them, Walking…

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Lala Akindoju returns to ‘The Wives’, wiser and finally in charge

Since it was published in 2007, The Wives (Kraft Books Limited) a play written by Professor Ahmed Yerima has become a prominent theatre staple, going through several reruns, rejigs and…

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Locarno 2019: Diego Maradona, Baamum Nafi, Parasite come up top as best films

The 72nd edition of the Locarno film festival, the first under new artistic director Lili Hinstin was held from the 7th to 17th of August 2019. Hundreds of films were…

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What we lose (and gain) when Beyoncé decides to do Nigerian music

When you are the biggest star in the world with the weight of the almighty Disney corporation behind you, a commission to curate a side project for one of the…

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Profile: The Internet is waking up to Osita Iheme. What good can come out of it?

It has taken Osita Iheme seventeen years to achieve overnight success. At least as far as the internet is concerned. On Facebook stories, Twitter threads and on Instagram timelines, Iheme…

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Theatre Review: Forget Game of Thrones, Jagagba is the real deal

The winning play of the second edition of the Bikiya Graham-Douglas run Beeta Universal Arts Foundation playwright competition was staged over the weekend at the Agip recital hall of the…

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Forget Billboard, we rank all the songs in Beyoncé’s The Lion King: The Gift album

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter, aka Nala, sister of Naruba, Oshun, Queen Sheba and the mother herself fulfilled her contractual obligations to Disney over the weekend when she released The Lion King:…

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