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Kalabari: Where Marine Spirits Entertain Villagers At Owu-Aru-Sun Festival

The environment and the atmosphere in Buguma in Kalabari of Rivers State look modish, mist and film. The natives are fertile in their cultures and traditions without any pretense in upholding them, especially the Owu-Aru-Sun festival held every twenty years, with marine spirits prying as masquerades. The people have fishing as their primordial enterprise, while […]


Tiwa Savage Signs Int’l Contract With Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced an exclusive global recording agreement with acclaimed Nigerian singer songwriter Tiwa Savage, one of Africa’s biggest stars and an artist whose success spans music, fashion, film and television. Under the agreement, her future music will be released internationally through UMG’s operations in more […]


2019 Winner Of African Media Agency Award Has Emerged

A Malagasy journalist has won the African Media Agency media competition that was seeking to reward outstanding work from an African reporter. Andriatsitonta Mamy Ny Aina Lynda is from Madagascar and works for the Online media www.jmada.com (Journal Mada) an entity that belongs to Olondia Corporation. She boasts of five year experience in journalism. Lynda has a keen interest […]


Odimegwu Onwumere Shortlisted For 2018 African Writers Award

I was shortlisted for the 2018 African Writers Award, an award organised and hosted by African Writers Development Trust, for my fictitious short story titled “My mother’s 4th pregnancy”. Here is the URL to the shortlisted names: http://www.writerstrust.org/shortlists-for-the-2018-african-writers-award/   Albeit, at the award ceremony held on December 1, 2018, at International Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria, […]


Odimegwu Onwumere Receives MFWA Journalism Certificate of Merit on Anti-corruption, Nominated for African Fact-checking Awards

On September 25 2018, I received a mail from West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA) organized by Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) that I have been shortlisted for the 2018 edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Awards, head-quartered in Accra, the capital of Ghana. A high-quality portrait picture of me was […]


Wole Soyinka’s Book “Ake” Film Adaptation On Amazon

By Joshua Olomu A scene from the film by Wole Soyinka The film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s classic autobiographical novel, “Ake: The Years of Childhood”, is now available to viewers on Amazon.com. Amazon is the world’s acclaimed largest internet retailer of video and MP3 downloads and streaming. Mr Dapo Adeniyi, Executive Producer and Director of the film, […]

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