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MoviesOpinion

Tyler Perry’s Acrimony: What Have We Learned About Rage and Rejection?

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In purely human relations, faith requires the regular supply of some level of visible evidence. If that was not the point of the two hours I …

ARTSIdeas & Innovation

Why Nigerian Entertainment Awards Need Validation From Education

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E G O T International performers who have the accolades beginning with those alphabets are distinguished as among the best. Other admirable awards from BET, MTV …

MoviesTechnologies and Business

Why We Need Movies About Tech In Nigeria – Lessons From Halt And Catch Fire

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On the Whatsapp group of a postgraduate class in a first generation Nigerian University, there was a Wednesday morning conversation about the submission date for a …

MoviesPeople

What Can We Expect From Kemi Adetiba’s New Movie?

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Start saving money to see ‘King of Boys’ on your next stop at the cinemas. Why? Because it is a Kemi Adetiba movie. The movies, music …

EducationMovies

The 9/11 Movie On Why School Children Should Not Hawk

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It’s been two years since the ethically-challenging movie, Eye in the Sky, about the collateral damage of war, was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. …

MoviesReviews

Wonder Woman: In A Thousand Words

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When Gal Gadot was cast as wonder woman back in 2014, there were lots of criticism from DC fans and rival (Marvel) fans about the choice …

ARTSReviews

Review: The Olowogbogboro Song is New Every Morning

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Ace gospel singer Nathaniel Bassey has been hosting the Hallelujah Challenge since the beginning of June. The trend is a one month exercise where tens of …

MoviesPeople

Review: Isoken is the Most Accurate Movie About Chimamanda yet

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Even while the final credits scrolled up, you lingered by the steps to know if there would be some additional enthralling piece of drama in this …

ARTS

You’ll love everything about this Etisalat Short Film

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Over the past couple of years, the Etisalat Prize for Literature has created an avenue for breakthrough African writers to gain much needed home-based significance and …

ARTSLife Lessons

King Women: As Beautiful, Bold and Spiritual, as TY Bello

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It was the first time she would ever share the subject, being a victim of sexual abuse at a young age. But no one who has …

ARTSPeople

KING WOMEN: The Best Quotes and Qualities from Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett

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The full version of the first episode of ‘King Women’ is out and it could not have been better. Veteran thespian and screen icon, Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett, …

ARTSPolitics and Policy

The Pulitzers 2017: Premium Times get a slice, New York Times honored thrice

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The Oscars (cringe!) of journalism held on Monday, the 10th of April and there was some cheer for one of Nigeria’s leading investigative journalism platforms, Premium …

MoviesReviews

Okafor’s Law: Like a well-written pop song, confusing but acceptable – By Chuka Oha

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We have waited eagerly for the premiere of this film. The buzz gathered over the last six months after showing at the Toronto International Film Festival …

ARTSCulture and LifestyleReviews

Dike Chukwumerije’s ‘Made in Nigeria’ show was poetry at its finest – By Adachukwu Onwudiwe

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On the 25th of March, 2017, the Coal City hosted Dike Chukwumerije’s ‘Made in Nigeria’ show at Oaklands event center, Enugu. Yours truly, being a lover …