Classic black and white for red carpet

Black and white aka monochrome, will always be a classic mix of colours (or not, as some artists, critics and designers argue that black and white are not… well colours!). Be that as it may, this doesn’t take away from the beauty and sheer poise that the combination gives. Many designers often showcase their pieces in this combination especially Chanel. They are incredibly versatile and could be worn together or with other colours, helping you to create a larger wardrobe capsule. The more black and white pieces you have in…

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Tuface: The icon

Innocent Ujah Idibia, better known by his stage name, 2face Idibia, is a Nigerian singer-songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur born in Jos, Plateau State, in Nigeria on September 18,1975. He officially discontinued the use of the name,Tuface and selected 2baba or Tu-baba as his stage name. He is one of the most decorated and celebrated successful Afro pop artists in Africa. He is from the Idoma ethnic group in the southern part of Benue State, in central Nigeria. He enrolled at Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (IMT), where he…

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Judge names Prince’s siblings his heirs

More than a year after the death of the superstar musician Prince, his sister and five half-siblings have been declared his legal heirs. The singer died in April 2016 at his Paisley Park studios, from an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl. He did not leave a will and did not have any children. Reports place the value of his estate at around $200m (£153m), though taxes will likely absorb around half of that. In a protracted legal battle, as many as 45 people have staked a claim to the…

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Writing was a fait accompli for me –Ogezi

    Isaac Ogezi is a dramatist and winner of the Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA), that is, Olu Obafemi Playwriting Prize in the unpublished category in 2016. In this interview, Ogezi speaks on the solitary confinement which his parents subjected him to as a child which eventually spurred him into writing. What inspired you into writing, especially writing plays? The therapeutic nature of literature inspired my taking to writing. As a young boy in my early teens, works by other writers had a medicinal effect on me by…

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‘Journey to Egypt’ premieres in cinemas

‘Journey to Egypt’, a new movie produced by the Special Assistant to the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) on Administration and Personnel, Pastor Johnson Odesola, has been premiered in cinemas across the country. The movie was directed by Seun Jonathan and produced by Faith-Lift Productions Nigeria Limited, is a story that revolves round the persistent warnings to Nigerian youths who flee abroad in search of greener pastures but who end up being deported after obtaining illegal documents. In the movie, Richard, the lead character played…

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Basquiat painting sells for $110.5m

  A painting by the late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat has sold at auction in New York for $110.5m (£85.4m). That is nearly double the price of his previous most expensive work, bought by the same person a year ago. It has broken several other records including becoming the most expensive work by any US artist. It is also the highest price fetched for any art by a black artist and the first piece created since 1980 to break the $100m mark. The untitled work was done in oil stick, acrylic…

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I AM STILL STRIVING TO BE A SUPERSTAR – SAKA

Celebrated actor, model and lecturer, Afeez Oyetoro, popularly known as “Saka”, talks about his experience as Saka, marriage, stardom, among other issues, in this interview with TONY OKUYEME Who really is Afeez Oyetoro? I was born in Adegbola, a village in Iseyin Local Government. My parents are from Iseyin; that time they were farmers, and they used to go to Adegbola to farm. But at a time it became a settlement, then, once in a while, anytime they went there they stay there for some time. And it became a…

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