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Kelvin Okafor Art -7 - Eyes of Daniel

The day Nigerian art took the world by storm: Meet Oresegun Olumide and Kelvin...

A status that started as a throwaway tag on Facebook has become an overnight sensation - two Nigerian artists, Oresegun Olumide and Kelvin Okafor, whose works have left us all marvelling speechlessly - have...
Omenka Gallery - Nengi Omuku 4

Omenka Gallery, Ikoyi, presents the work of Nengi Omuku in The Armory Show

Art, creativity and the elevation of our nation continues to be one of the main focuses of Viva Naija, so it is important that we share events that happen, not just here in the...
Obafemi Awolowo

THROWBACK: Read a letter written in 1943 by Chief Obafemi Awolowo to seek an...

When I was a university student in Ikenne Ereke ibi owo gbe nso (Ikenne, the fertile land which bears money as fruit), I shared a fence with Obafemi Awolowo's house and library. I had...
The Duet - An Anthology of Poems

African theatre at its finest: all Lagosians should go see ‪THE‬ DUET (An Anthology...

One of the pivotal reasons for starting Viva Naija is because I went to watch Ola Rotimi's 'The Gods Are Not To Blame' on a stage here in London Town and I was disappointed...
taraji p henson at the golden globes 2016

Golden Globe Awards 2016: Cookie Lyon and the Full List Of Winners

The recognition and rewards for putting in an excellent performance on the set of "Empire" TV series for two seasons keeps raking in for Taraji P. Henson aka 'Cookie Lyon'. First, she was named...
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Sexual abuse and the Nigerians speaking out against it – Amanda Bedzrah’s story of...

Sexual abuse is rife the whole world over, and while rape and abuse as performed by strangers is devastating, there are statistics to show that sexual abuse - particularly that done to children -...
SALIENT: 21 books every teenager should read - Viva Naija

SALIENT: 21 Books Every Teenager Should Read

This is according to The Guardian gospel and a host of notable writers, academics, and experienced literary minds. These books are deemed best fit for emerging and proper teenagers who are on the cusp...
Viva Naija Literature

25 New Books By Black Women That Would Make Perfect Holiday Gifts

The "Years of Yes" by the exceptional Shonda Rhimes gets my highest votes! 2015 has been a great year for new book releases by Black women. In case you haven't been able to keep up...
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Unbelievable!: Amazing images you’ll never believe are Paintings I

Catch the precision, track the finesse, watch the perfection, respect the attention, imagine the imagination, and grab the genius replete all over these pictures. Unbelievable paintings were made by JOEL REA breathtaking detailed  goose-pimpling  squalor  turnt!  imaginative  super detailed to whiskers absolutely 3D this is...
Viva Naija Canon

A Photographer or lover of Photography? This VIDEO is a Must-watch for you [WOW!]

Being an artistically wired person, I've always admired the art latent within the act of photography. This video, a wow-experiment by gadget superpower, Canon, made me appreciate the art of photography the more. 6 photographers...