#Edorising! The movie industry rose yesterday, October 31st, 2018, from a business summit to embrace a new business order, as they take the future of their industry in their hands. According to Peddie Okao, the chairman of the Congress of Edo Movie Practitioners, and the summit presiding officer, the industry needed to take clear economic […]Read More EDO: The Business of Nollywood.
By Peddie Okao. Gazing into the future comes the power of imagination, informed by the knowledge of what is before you. The artistic interpretation of what the ordinary mind will trivialise. These men sat and took a look at 2019 in time past without the fairest idea of the script they were reading. Now they […]Read More NOLLYWOOD: Between Atiku and Buhari
LOVE IS A VIRTUE. According to Wikipedia, “Love encompasses a variety of strong and positive emotional and mental states, ranging from the most sublime virtue or good habit, the deepest interpersonal affection, and to the simplest pleasure….! Love can also be a virtue representing human kindness, compassion, and affection, as the unselfish loyal and benevolent […]Read More LOVE IS A VIRTUE
The Skylark Schools welcome back to school peoject. Tomorrow, Monday September 10, 2018 is the start of a new academic year for the students of “The Skylark Schools”, the second since the commencement of business Sept. 11, 2017. TSS is one year old, the tunes are on, and the songs in the air. Miss Josephine, […]Read More BACK TO SCHOOL @ TSS.
The atmosphere was electrifying as the rains stood still at the prestigious Skylark Schools as two of her students wrote their names on marble. They became the first to wear this graduation regalia of honor. It was a great event with great speeches made by great personalities. First was the Head of School, Aimalohi Ihinosen […]Read More SKYLARK FOUNDATION GRADUATING STUDENTS.
(From Part 2)…Read A backward glance at history, is a rhetoric for the many faulty steps of the Edo film industry. It is certainly a tale for tomorrow. If I am to seek our individual opinions on what factors lead to this fall, we will have as many different opinions as there would be many […]Read More EDO FILMS…a backward glance at history (Part 3).
(Story started from Part 1)…read. In 2003, the Edo Film Industry clearly moved away from obscurity, became more robust both administratively and economically. The audience was engaged in a deliberate policy of market expansion; the mobile sale; proliferation of distribution centers, and effective media campaigns became strategies that drove these policies. The missionary guilds failed […]Read More EDO FILMS…a backward glance at history. (Part. 2)
INTRODUCTION. The objective of this journey, is to direct attention to the blazing of the train of growth of the Edo film industry. I must admit here that there is no one perfect idea of how this can be achieved. It suffix, however, to declare that an agreed plan of action, and a consistent application […]Read More EDO FILMS…a backward glance at history. (Part. 1)
Once upon a time, in the glowing history of the great Benin kingdom, there lived a woman, Ewebonoza, the mother of Oba Ewuakpe who ruled over the Benin kingdom between 1700 – 1711 A.D. Against his mother’s counsel, Oba Ewuakpe chastised his subjects, making terror synonymous with his staff of office. His subjects deserted him, […]Read More IKOKA…ever green, very revealing.