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Yusuf Grillo, Onobrakpeya, others hold sway as October Rain drops

When a big masquerade appears in the marketplace, says an Igbo proverb, the smaller ones dive for cover. But this will not be the case when the living legends of Nigerian Art Community comprising Yusuf Grillo, Abayomi Barber, Bruce Onobrakpeya, Banjo Fasuyi, Dele Jegede, Jerome Elaiho, Bisi Fakeye, Nike Okundaye, and Kolade Oshinowo, among others, will appear to shield and rub off masterly influence on emerging ones in a show classified as symbolic art rush in Lagos tagged “2017 October Rain”

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Graig Phillips budding movie makers showcase creative works

As part of giving back to society, Graig Phillips, a multimedia institute in Lagos recently showcased and premiered creative theatrical works of people who participated in a one month intensive free programme organised by the institute at Cuba Libre Center, Victoria Island, Lagos. With flash fiction becoming the trend in the creative industry, it was amazing to behold the stunning films which participants exhibited.

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The struggle continues In the Struggle

The book, In the Struggle, written by Comrade Ogbu Alexander Ameh and published by OJ Digital Press, centers on a character, Ojireto. The book is a reflection of the early life of Ojireto and how he came in contact with the Marxist Socialist Ideology. While the book may incite a controversy going by its title from a radical intellectual perspective, the title also serves many purposes because it can be distinguished from others like it on organization, mobilization, and   revolutionary change advocacy. In that, it is written primarily for activists, labour leaders, students, women and concerned citizens who desire genuine change.

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