Tag: Joke Silva

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Wilfred OkicheMarch 2, 2019

Obituary: Bisi Silva, godmother of contemporary art from Africa

The art world, locally and internationally, mourns the loss of Bisi Silva, influential curator, founder and artistic director of the ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 12, 2019

Joke Silva will attend the 2019 Cannes Film Festival to discuss women in film as a panelist

This year’s Cannes Film Festival will be huge for African films, in that African filmmakers, artists, distributors and key stakeholders ...

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SponsorFebruary 11, 2019

First Lady of Kwara, Deaconess Omolewa Ahmed, Femi Adebayo, Toyin Abraham, Chioma Akpotha, others stun at premiere of Diamonds in the Sky

Diamonds in the Sky, a movie by leading Non-Governmental Organisation, Leah Foundation was created in partnership with Sterling Bank to ...

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SponsorDecember 19, 2018

Toyin Abraham, Joke Silva, Beverly Naya Set To Feature In Kathryn Fasegha’s Star-Studded Movie  “2 Weeks In Lagos”

Award winning filmmaker Kathryn Fasega is set to produce an unusual love story in Lagos Nigeria which features prominent Nigerian ...

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SponsorDecember 4, 2018

Dignitaries, Celebrities turn out for Grand Premiere of Chief Daddy

On Sunday, all roads led to the grand premiere of the highly anticipated movie, Chief Daddy, which took place in ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 19, 2018

Chief Daddy exclusively debuted for cast, select media and stakeholders

On Thursday, November 15th, 2018, EbonyLife Films hosted selected guests to an exclusive screening of upcoming feature film, Chief Daddy. ...

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SponsorNovember 17, 2018

HEAR WORD! stage play to tour Lagos, New York, California and Hamburg

The highly anticipated HEAR WORD! stage play returns to Lagos this December 28, 29 & 30th, 2018, at the MUSON ...

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EditorNovember 5, 2018

Ayo Ayoola says ‘If I Am President’ will spark off a revolution

Inspired by the political crisis and plight of the masses, ‘If I am President’ starring former Project Fame winner, Ayo ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 28, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Kanye West makes another controversial slavery comment | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today. ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 9, 2018

[The Film Blog] The “Light in The Dark” Trailer has Joke Silva, Rita Dominic and Kalu Ikeagwu and We Are Still Not Impressed

I was few seconds into watching the trailer for Ekene Som Mekwunye’s upcoming film Light in The Dark when I ...

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Bernard DayoJanuary 1, 2018

[The Media Blog] President Buhari appoints Tunde Kelani to head National Film and Video Censor Board

Filmmaker Tunde Kelani has been named as head of the NFVCB on Friday, an appointment by President Buhari along with ...

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ToluDecember 7, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Tupac Shakur’s ex-girlfriend to sell a photo of his penis; G-worldwide accuses Kiss Daniel of “misleading the public” | More stories

Thursdays are for throwbacks and catchups! So here’s almost everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and the ones that broke ...

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SponsorNovember 17, 2017

Bringing the house down! Laughs all around as ‘Potato Potahto’ holds star studded premiere in Nigeria

After several months of sold out, award winning screenings in some of the biggest film festivals across the globe, West ...

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SponsorOctober 6, 2017

Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival 2017 ends with a call for citizen engagement

he 7th edition of the Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival, a 3-day cultural fiesta which held from 29 September – ...

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AzeezSeptember 27, 2017

Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, Ego Boyo, others step out for the opening show of Lights Camera Africa!!! Film Festival 2017

Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva, Ego Boyo, and Akin Omotoso were among the personalities spotted at the opening show of the ...

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EditorAugust 10, 2017

Theatre review: Hear Word is as brilliant as you remembered, and just as necessary

by Wilfred Okiche This weekend, the buzzy play Hear Word made a triumphant return to the stage at the Muson ...

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Isime EseneNovember 19, 2016

Review: Joke Silva’s ‘Heartbeat: The Musical’ got me sold on theatre

by John Ogah Sitting in the theatre of the Muson Centre with the lights off and the powerful voice of ...

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Mazi EmekaNovember 18, 2016

Don Omope charges young filmmakers at AFRIFF mentorship session

One of the producers of the highly anticipated movie, The Wedding Party, Don Omope, on Wednesday at the AFRIFF Alumni ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 8, 2016

VP ‘Yemi Osinbajo expresses confidence in Nigeria’s greatness at Freedom Rally (PHOTOS)

The Vice President, Professor Oluyemi Osinbajo expressed his unwavering faith and confidence that Nigeria will rise and be great again. ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ministry of Information & Culture partner to develop creative industries

At the National Theatre in Iganmu, Surulere, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) on Wednesday signed an MOU with the Federal ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 24, 2016

PODCAST: Why Steve Gukas is very afraid for the future of Nollywood, and why you should probably be scared too

As our conversation begins, Gukas reveals that he directed the movie, Keeping Faith in 2002, and suddenly everything made absolute ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 21, 2016

Ageless actress, Joke Silva, makes smart choice as AIICO Pension brand ambassador (PHOTOS)

AIICO Pension Managers Limited (APML), a licensed Pension Fund Administrator (PFA) operating in Nigeria and a subsidiary of AIICO Insurance ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 26, 2016

PROFILE: The day Joke Silva charmed me

by Mazi Emeka Joke Silva is a familiar face, and name, for at least three generations – and she is ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 13, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Tiwa Savage shares more in new interview | Wizkid ends tour with Chris Brown in style | More Stories

Here are the top stories from yesterday and some stories that unraveled while you slept – and are now buzzing ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 12, 2016

#AMAA2016: RMD, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva honoured with Life Time awards + other winners (Full List)

The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony was held in the city of Port Harcourt Saturday night. Despite its shortcomings, the event was attended by some ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMay 12, 2016

Darey’s ‘Pray For Me’ video may leave you in tears (WATCH)

Darey has released the video for Pray For Me, featuring the Soweto Gospel Choir- one of the hit songs off his 2015 ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 9, 2016

SNAPSHOT: Veteran actress, Joke Silva is giving us ‘ageing goals’

Joke Silva is that epitome of ageless beauty one can only hope to emulate. She’s that natural, brown African woman ...

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Oreoluwa PetersMarch 19, 2016

Joke Silva, Bimbo Akintola, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett to perform Hear Word at Harvard University

The cast of socially-conscious stage play, Hear Word, are billed to perform at Harvard University, Massachusetts. The critically acclaimed Nigerian ...

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Ada IgboanugoJuly 20, 2015

Joke Silva’s mom, Nigeria’s first female doctor, dies at 89

Joke Silva’s mother, Dr. Marienne Abimbola Silva died on Sunday morning in Lagos at age 89. Silva, who was the first ...

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SolaMay 3, 2015

Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju, others perform in the stage play, ‘Hear Word’ (See Photos)

by Anike Jacobs A dramatic production, ‘Hear Word’ which portrays true life stories of 20 different Nigerian women from various ...

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