Tag Archives: Culture

Nollywood Actress, Toni Tones Calls For Abolition Of Bride Price: “Women Are Not Properties”

Nigerian actress, Gbemi Anthonia Adefuye, popularly known as Toni Tones has called for the abolition of “bride price” culture which is predominantly practiced in Africa.   Wading in on the controversy surrounding the topic via Twitter, the media personality and singer insisted that women are not properties and are not meant to be sold. “Scrap bride price culture. Women are not…

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Emir Of Kano Identifies Polygamy As The Reason For Poverty, Backwardness In North

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has warned that the people of the North unless they change their culture will continue to be backward and poor. The emir’s representative, Dr Usman Bugaji, according to a report by PUNCH, made the comment in Gusau, Zamfara State, on Friday through a paper presentation. He said, “There are…

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The Ben Enwonwu Foundation Presents Second Edition Of Monthly Series Talk, Point of View

The Ben Enwonwu Foundation in collaboration with the Society of Nigerian Artists and supported by Alliance Française /Mike Adenuga Centre Lagos, will on November 22, 2019 present the second edition of its monthly series talks Point of View. It will hold at Alliance Française/Mike Adenuga Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos. Drawing from other creative disciplines and experiences…

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Spooky Slayage! See The Best Celebrity Halloween Costumes From 2019 Halloween

Kim Kardashian as Legally Blonde’s Elle Woods 2019 Halloween is almost over but the costumes we’ve witnessed from our favourite international and local celebs are enough to sustain us until next year. From Cardi B and Nicki Minaj to Demi Lovato and the Kardashian sisters, looks were delivered with utmost precision. The popular themes for…

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Reme Liman Celebrates Africa’s Creative & Innovative Culture In New “Individuality” Collection

Emerging fashion brand, Reme Liman has released it’s latest collection tagged “Individuality” and its an aesthetically bold expression of creative innovation through the African culture. According to the creative director Tunde Shoremekun: “In the presence of beauty around us, we create our imaginative muses; a socio-culturally evolved man and woman, who according to societal normalities are physically, emotionally or socially flawed. They stand in…

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OB Hot Flick: Chris Akinyemi – Culture

US-based versatile Temple Music act, Chris Akinyemi has released a new video for his latest single,‘Culture’. The talented artiste picks up from the video for his collaboration with Niniola on “Ja’Soro” and raises the bar a notch higher. Shot in the United States’ coastline state of Maryland. The colorful video was directed by US-based Champion Studios.…

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Mercy Johnson-Okojie Appointed as Senior Special Assistant by the Governor of Kogi

Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie has been appointed as Governor Yahaya Bello’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on entertainment, arts and culture. The Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Mrs Ayoade Folashade Arike, said the appointments take effect from April 1. The actress is among 53 other SSAs appointed by Governor Bello. Leave your views in comments box…

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FG Commends UBA for Commitment to Creative Industry as REDTV Premieres ‘Our Best Friend’s Wedding’

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, commiserates United Bank for Africa (UBA) of its unrelenting support towards the growth of the creative industry in Nigeria, noting that UBA is no doubt one of the very few organisations that truly understands the far reaching impact the creative industry can add to Nigeria’s economy. The gathering which held recently, was graced by A-list…

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