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100 ‘change agents’ emerge from Creative Youth Boot Camp

No fewer than 100 young Nigerians have graduated as creative agents from the Street Project Foundation’s Creative Youth Boot Camp. The boot camp with the theme, ‘Art for Social Transformation’ commenced in November 2019 and ended in March 2021. The programme, which was fully funded by VOICE, was designed to expose the vulnerable youths in...

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Training necessary to succeed as actor –Olaide Adeyiga

Actress, Olaide Adeyiga, has said that the place of training in the careers of actors cannot be overemphasized. In an interview with Sunday Scoop, the Theatre Arts graduate of the Lagos State University said, “Training is a prerequisite for success as an actor. One becomes better at anything one does when one keeps practising and...

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Why we hosted TEA Conference –Amoke Alaga

The convener of The Exceptional Alaga conference 2.0, Olaoluwakitan Abiola, popularly known as Amoke Alaga, has said that the after effect of the COVID-19 pandemic was a major reason behind the recently held conference which provided a platform for Yoruba traditional wedding Master of Ceremonies to learn and relearn. Abiola noted that the ‘alaga’ profession...

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I’m taking Easter carnival to people’s homes –Rachael Okonkwo

Actress, Rachael Okonkwo, popularly known as Nkoli Nwa Nsukka, has said that in light of COVID-19 restrictions, she would be taking her annual three-day Easter carnival to people’s homes, instead of them all coming out to a single venue. The Enugu State-born actress noted that her aim was to reach out to the underprivileged in...

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Entertainment

Why I dumped visual arts –Broda Shaggi

Fans of comedian and actor, Samuel Perry, popularly known as Broda Shaggi, have often wondered where he gets the energy he exudes from. In an interview with Sunday Scoop, he stated that his liveliness and zest for life were inborn. He said, “My energy is inborn. It has always been in me. Talent cannot be […] Read Full Story

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IWD: Trophy celebrates Iya Rainbow, Iya Awero

To commemorate the International Women’s Day, Trophy, a product of International Breweries Plc, rolled out the green carpet in celebration of two female Nollywood veterans—Idowu Philips, aka Iya Rainbow, and Lanre Hassan, popularly known as Iya Awero. The event which took place in Lagos saw a band of poets, drummers, dancers, and praise singers storm […] Read Full Story

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Entertainment

IWD: Trophy celebrates Iya Rainbow, Iya Awero

To commemorate the International Women’s Day, Trophy, a product of International Breweries Plc, rolled out the green carpet in celebration of two female Nollywood veterans—Idowu Philips, aka Iya Rainbow, and Lanre Hassan, popularly known as Iya Awero. The event which took place in Lagos saw a band of poets, drummers, dancers, and praise singers storm […] Read Full Story

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I believe in power of team work – Olukanni

Elisha Olukanni is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Eduease, a pan-African e-education platform. He shares his entrepreneurial journey with TOBI AWORINDE What is your educational qualification and work history? I studied Agriculture at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. All my life, I have been a volunteer for several organisations, notably the […] Read Full Story

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Social media posts can cost one job opportunities – Oyelade, recruitment specialist

Jennifer Oyelade is an author and recruitment specialist. She tells TOFARATI IGE about her new book, career development and other issues The title of your book, ‘Careerectional Facility’, is a coinage from the words, ‘career’ and ‘correctional facility’. What is the relationship between those two words and career development? The title of my book, Careerectional […] Read Full Story

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Entertainment

I was star-struck acting with RMD – Frodd

Olajide Samuel Since Chukwuemeka Okoye, aka Frodd, participated in the 2019 edition of Big Brother Naija, his profile has continued to rise. One of the highlights of his career in recent times was his role in the movie, Namaste Wahala, in which he featured alongside veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo.  Sharing his experience on the set […] Read Full Story