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Breaking: #ENDSARS  protesters take charge, block road leading to Mile 2, Ago, FestacRead more at:

Breaking: #ENDSARS  protesters take charge, block road leading to Mile 2, Ago, Festac

if not for Arthur Eze’s benevolence, Dr Ngige would not have been able to pack out of his former two-bedroom slump apartment in Festac village some years ago to a decent apartment in Lagos said media director of Anambra billionaire Read more at:

Stevie Wonder, Festac 1977: a unifying moment of transatlantic black pride

With a new book, Chimurenga resurrects Festac, the blackest and largest ever gathering of artists from Africa and its diaspora in 1977 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Composer Craig Harris and the group Chimurenga, recipients of @VeraListCenter  ’s 2018-2020 Jane Lombard Prize for Art and Social Justice, performed "FESTAC ’77 " at The New School in the Fall of 2019. Watch here:

Miriam Makeba recalls her time with Stevie Wonder at Festac, as well as her escape from an explosion.

Kenya's government always on brand: "Ngugi wa Thiong’o was detained in Kenya during Festac [1977], even though his and Micere Mugo’s play, Matigari, was presented at the festival by the very government that imprisoned him."

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The Chimurenga arts collective explores the relevance of FESTAC, a near forgotten, epic black arts festival held in Nigeria in the mid-1970s, for our age.

#ArtWords : Festac (Second Festival of Black Arts and Culture) was an ambitious festival of arts held in Lagos in 1977 which brought together artists from all over Africa & its diaspora. Uzo Egonu, Northern Nigerian Landscape 1964

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The free 737 BRT bus rides are still on!! Time: 7:00 - 7:37am (Mon - Fri) Take-off terminals: Iyana Ipaja Berger Festac Yaba & Ikorodu

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Setting off from Festac, Iyana-paja, Yaba, Berger or Ikorodu this morning? Enjoy free 737 BRT bus rides from these locations (7:00 - 7:37am)

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I want to Rock in Festac again so bad! Where my Festac people at? Popito show me the way

#Breakingnews: Robbers raid 3 banks in FESTAC (note: file photo)

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