NewsExpress advert FCMB banner Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
New book, ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’, pays tribute to Lola, Fani Kayode, Amaka Igwe, Mildre Okwo, others

By News Express on 11/11/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,183


 Lola Fani Kayode, writer of “Mirror in the Sun”, the popular soap opera, which grabbed the attention of Nigerians in the late 1990s and the late  Amaka Igwe, late movie producer and director, lead the pack of 17 women whose profile are contained  in ‘Ladies Calling the Shots’, a book on female film directors in Nigeria. The book is written by Niran Adedokun, a Lagos based public relations practitioner, lawyer and writer.

Apart from Fani-Kayode and Igwe, other female directors in the book include,  which will be launched on November 13 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Kofo Abayomi, Victoria Island, Lagos, under the chairmanship of former Governor of Ogun State,  Chief Olusegun Osoba are  Mildred Okwo, Pat Oghre Imobhio, Tope Oshin, Blessing Egbe, Stephanie Linus, Grace Edwin-Okon, OLA Selhurst, Belinda Yanga-Agedah, Adeola Osunkojo, Ema Edosio, Remi Vaughan-Richards, Ronke Macaulay, Funke Fayoyin and Vanessa Nzediegwu and Omoni Oboli

The book, according to Adeodokun, premised on the relatively obscure nature of the directors’ role in the film making process and the need to celebrate the women who are making Nigeria proud on this front.

Other dignitaries expected at the event are  Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode; President, Wellbeing Foundation Africa and wife of Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki; Wife of the Governor of Kwara, Dcns Omolewa Ahmed; Speaker Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Hon Onofiok Luke;  Managing Director of The Nigerian Ports Authority, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman; Vice Chancellor, Kwara State University, Professor AbdulRasheed Na’Allah; Chairman Wale Adenuga Productions, Mr Wale Adenuga and President of the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agents (NANTA), Mr Bernard Bankole.

Muli-talented artiste, Femi Jacobs will host the public presentation, which is scheduled to take off at 12pm, while the book will be reviewed by Toni Kan, a writer.

Source News Express

Posted 11/11/2017 5:48:29 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
China plans to buy more crude oil from...

Hajiya Bilkisu Yusuf: One More Tribute

North, South tussle over resource control at National...

7 days to 2013 South Africa Cup of...

FG set to boost job creation, revenue through...

7-year-old girl steals show at 2nd Lagos Marathon...

Mixed reactions trail Buhari's medical trips, fitness in...

All the girls in Boko Haram video are...

JUST IN: Prof. Momoh, DG, National Electoral Institute,...

Our aim is to deliver real value to...

We’re unaware of any Boko Haram plan to...

Fulani herdsmen invade Kogi communities, kill 25

 

Latest News Stanbic IBTC Bank leads in cash management and trade finance African Development Bank delivers strong operational results NiMet predicts cloudy skies, heavy rains on Friday Open Letter to Governor Ambode: Santos Estate is crying for attention Wanted: Personal and institutional integrity, By Folu Olamiti Reps deal blow to Nigerian Peace Corps, step down Bill 2018 Budget: Buhari’s office to spend N31.563bn on feeding, power supply, others Alleged Fraud: Court orders arrest of Innoson Motors chairman NANS gives FG ultimatum to resolve NOUN Law School crisis Senate orders NDLEA to reinstate, promote, pay accrued benefits of Director sacked since 1994 Buhari appoints Musiliu Smith to replace Okiro as PSC chairman Bodo community floors Shell after latest UK court ruling

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (345,634 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (342,441 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (273,734 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (225,049 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (205,390 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (203,095 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (177,197 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (159,473 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (150,370 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (143,695 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (140,194 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (132,597 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (42) Business & Economy (3,158) Business Verdict (43) Columnists (856) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (498) Features (598) Global Business Monitor (274) International (1,971) Interview (149) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (120) News (35,573) Opinion (969) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,061) Religion (745) Sports (1,517) Stock Watch (29) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Boko Haram commanders surrender

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement