Arts

HAKEEM KAE-KAZIM – TRUE AFRICAN HOLLYWOOD GEM

In Hollywood today, there are several famous blacks that are excellent in their craft including those of Nigerian descent. One of such actors is Hakeem Kae-Kazim. When we talk about

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ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA GIRLS WIN AWARD IN TECH-NOVATION IN THE USA

The five Anambra girls from Regina Pacis Secondary School Onitsha who represented Nigeria and Africa at the World Technovation Challenge in the Silicon Valley in San Francisco, US last night

TEN YEAR OLD “ADAEZE OGECHI UGWU” LAUNCHES BOOK IN SOUTH AFRICA

Adaeze Ogechi Ugwu was born on the 22 July 2008. She lives in South Africa with her parents and two brothers. Ada (as she is fondly known) is currently in

THE HYENA MEN OF NIGERIA : PIETER HUGO’S BEST PHOTOGRAPH

I first learned about Nigeria’s “hyena men” in 2005, thanks to a picture that had gone viral. The caption said they were debt collectors in Lagos. I knew I had

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PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON -I LIKE NIGERIA A LOT. IT’S AN APPEALING COUNTRY

French President Emmanuel Macron met with his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja before taking off his jacket and tie in Lagos to celebrate African culture. Macron’s high-voltage

PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON BEGINS NIGERIA VISIT WITH TRIP TO FAMED AFRIKA SHRINE

France’s president on Tuesday visited a nightclub founded by legendary Nigerian Afrobeat star Fela Kuti which has a reputation as a hedonistic haven filled with frenetic music, scantily clad podium

PRESIDENT EMMANUEL MACRON TO VISIT FELA KUTI’S NEW AFRIKA SHRINE DURING VISIT TO NIGERIA

French leader Emmanuel Macron will on Tuesday visit a nightclub founded by Nigerian music legend Fela Kuti, becoming the first “real president” to enter a venue synonymous with marijuana smoke,

KAREEM WARIS OLAMILEKAN: A YOUNG NIGERIAN ARTIST WITH GRAND PLANS

Kareem Waris Olamilekan is a young Nigerian artist inspired by the artists Michelangelo and Arinze Stanley Egbengwu. He told BBC Africa’s What’s New programme about his artistic journey in this

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BRITISH MUSEUM OFFERS TO LOAN STOLEN BENIN BRONZES TO NIGERIA

Curators from Europe and the United States are negotiating an agreement to set up a permanent exhibition in Nigeria of the Benin Bronzes looted by the British Army in 1897.

FEMI KOYA STOLE THE SHOW AT THE FETE DE LA MUSIQUE

The Real Makoya! “Femi Koya” brought fresh Afro-beat flavors from Nigeria straight to Newtown in Johannesburg. Femi Koya’s debut appearance at the Fête de la Musique was an evening to remember,