Arts & Entertainments

NAFEST 2020: NAFEST has built bridges, brought Nigerians together

The Director General National Council For Arts and Culture (NCAC), Mr Olusegun Runsewe has said the 2020 National Festival for Arts and Culture being held in Jos, Plateau State, has built bridges and united Nigerians through culture. Runsewe said this while speaking with journalists in Jos on Wednesday at the ongoing NAFEST festival. “The National […]

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Why people call me Senior Artvocate from Nigeria, by Eni

German-based Nigerian painter, sculptor, multimedia performance artist, poet and philosopher, Emmanuel Eni, popularly called Blackman in European Kitchen, in this interview earlier compiled by Dr. Frank Ogiomoh, and made available to New Telegraph, talks about his art, philosophy, and his passion for visual art How have the various institutions you attended including London’s Royal Academy […]

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‘Damsel of the ivory tower’ and other poems

Against the sorry state of our world that has lost its moorings, resulting in the Hobbesian conception of life as being “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short,” Adebayo Lawal in his second collection of poems, Music of the Muezzin, offers us a way out of the miasma. Through a blending of soulful sounds, delicious lines […]

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Quintessence hosts Cultural Weekend on repositioning arts, tourism

Leading art gallery in Nigeria, and indeed, Africa, Quintessence is set to hold the maiden edition of its Cultural Weekend, a three-day activity on arts, culture and tourism. The event, which will hold this weekend – Friday 27th to Sunday 29th, November – at The Quintessence, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos, will feature series of lectures, […]

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Tycoon Entertainment signs official backup singer for artist ‘Evih’

  Fast growing showbiz company, Tycoon Entertainment has employed the services of Joey Emmanuel as the official back up singer for its label artist, Evans Oghenekaro Ambakaderemo better known as ‘Evih’ to further position him in the entertainment industry at large. The newly signed backup singer, Emmanuel is a multi-talented live band expert and signed […]

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At NAFEST 2020, Lalong calls for delployment of arts, culture for wealth creation

The Governor of Plateau State and Chairman Northern Governors Forum, Barr. Simon Bako Lalong, has called for the deployment of arts and culture for the creation of wealth, saying that Nigeria has diverse arts and cultural heritage that could yield wealth for the people if properly harnessed and promote.   This is even as he […]

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Ananaba inspires sense in ‘Towards the Light’ solo exhibition

An exhibition of 31 paintings and drawings by a painter-philosopher, Ibe Ananaba, opened recently in Lagos, titled: ‘Towards The Light’. The exhibition is hosted by The Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos, featuring paintings and drawings “grounded in an avant-garde musical track, which encapsulates the rhythm of a generation seeking answers to fundamental questions about identity and […]

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Emeka Nwagbaraocha: It’s amazing being on ‘Rattle Snake’ set with Ramsey Nouah

Nigerian creative and talented actor, Emeka Nwagbaraocha, is known for movies such as ‘Kasala’ (2018), ‘Zena’ (2019), ‘MTV Shuga’ (2013) and Rattle Snake (2020) among others. Popularly known as, ‘Boy OnFire’, he narrates the hard times of yearning to become an actor and more in this interview. Excerpts…             What […]

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Defunct PSquare brothers hold separate birthday parties

Nigerian music stars, Peter and Paul Okoye of the defunct group, Psqaure, have celebrated their 39th birthday on Thursday as the estranged brothers turned up with close friends and families separately at their homes. While Peter had an indoor party, Paul’s party had in attendance a number of celebrities including Yemi Alade, Harrysongz, and Jude […]

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Marry now, Femi Otedola tells daughter Temi, Mr. Eazi

Billionaire businessman Femi Otedola has asked his daughter, Temi, and boyfriend, Mr Eazi when they will be getting married. “Moremiii, when una go marry”, Otedola asked in the comment section of his daughter’s Instagram post. Temi who made her movie debut featuring in Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Citation’ had shared a photo of her boyfriend Mr Eazi […]