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CBAAC has done remarkably well in 2012, says Babawale

Pupils from one of the participating Schools in a Cultural display at the Children Cultural festival organised by CBAACIN spite of the challenges of funding, the Centre for Black and African Art and Civilisation (CBAAC) has done remarkably well in 2012.

Veleta, Grand Touch Xmas Carol of colours, fun in Lagos

Henshaw (left), Balogun, Chioma Alonge, Chico Ejiro, at the Veleta, Grand Touch Xmas Carol with Nollywood stars
IT was a night of music, comedy at the Velet sponsored Veleta, Grand Touch Xmas  Carol with Nollywood stars held at Terra Kulture, Tiamyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday, December 20.

Nigerian artistes need encouragement Bolaji Rosiji

Bolaji RosijiFormer president of the  Performing Musicians’ Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Bolaji Rosiji,  is also the Executive Director of  Gauranga Foundation. Recently, he and some of his colleagues in the music and film industry set up an organisation named FAMECORP,  with core practitioners in the entertainment industry as stakeholders. In this interview, with TONY OKUYEME  talks about the coalition, and the need to reposition the nation’s entertainment industry in Nigeria,

5th International Artexpo, Lagos: Olagbaju, others call for govt, corporate sector support

(R-L) Adaji, Onobrakpeya, Engr. Shylon, and OlagbajuTHAT the visual art sub-sector, like other sub-sectors in the arts and culture sector in Nigeria, is in dire  need of government and corporate sector support, echoed loud and clear during the opening ceremony of this year's edition of the International Artexpo,

2012: Mixed fortune for the art, culture sector

P Squae in performanceFOR the arts and culture sector, the year 2012 has been a year of mixed fortune;  a year that witnessed a flurry of activities both old and new, raising hope of a thriving sector. From music to dance, theatre to literary art, film production to festivals and carnivals, as well as the visual art sub-sector, it has been a very busy year for both the practitioners in the art and culture sector.

CNN profiles D’Banj, Wizkid, May7ven as new generation Afrobeats stars

STEP into any of the countless nightclubs in Lagos and you’re bound to find yourself immersed in a sonic journey of pulsating beats, groovy samples and hip-hop kicks.