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Mr. Ben Tomoloju Omowafola

Cultural Activist, Theatre Director, Playwright, One Time Arts Editor and Deputy Editor

The Guardian

HQ Phone: +44 20 3353 2000

Guardian Newspaper

The Guardian

Kings Place 90 York Way

London, London N1 9GU

United Kingdom

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Background Information

Employment History

Contributor
National Council for Arts and Culture

Deputy Editor
The Guardian

Affiliations

Board Member
GOVS

Actor, Set Designer, Script Writer and Production Member
Korede Films

Web References (42 Total References)


Radio Nigeria | News Nigeria Online | Music African | Politics

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One of the dignitaries, Mr. Ben Tomoloju a former Deputy Editor of The Guardian, said the late Ibru, with his business acumen, gave opportunity to young professionals to flourish. "He did not intervene in the editorial content of The Guardian. Journalism flourishes when the proprietor does not intervene with the business of news production," he said.

That is one of the reasons, Tomoloju said, why he was so proud of The Guardian.


One of the dignitaries, Mr. Ben ...

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One of the dignitaries, Mr. Ben Tomoloju a former Deputy Editor of The Guardian, said the late Ibru, with his business acumen, gave opportunity to young professionals to flourish. "He did not intervene in the editorial content of The Guardian. Journalism flourishes when the proprietor does not intervene with the business of news production," he said.

That is one of the reasons, Tomoloju said, why he was so proud of The Guardian.


To be directed by the renowned ...

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To be directed by the renowned cultural activist, theatre director, playwright, one time Arts Editor and Deputy Editor of the Guardian Newspaper, Ben Omowafola Tomoloju, Kurumi, hailed variously as a fast paced and deeply moving tragedy, creates the turbulent rhythms of war to match the explosive clash of wills that brought about the gruelly Ijaiye war of the 19th century.

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The directing playwright, Ben Omowafola Tomoloju, has been engaged by the management of the National Theatre to direct this Ola Rotimi's classic.
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A mentor to many of today's distinguished editors and writers in various Nigerian newspapers, Tomoloju who enjoys a listing in the book WHO IS WHO IN NIGERIA as the pioneer of professional arts journalism in Nigeria has participated in various capacities in the evolution of national programme on culture, such as Management of the National Arts Theatre, the National Cultural Policy, the National Troupe of Nigeria and Copyright Implementation. One of the founding fathers of the National Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP) and the Arts Writers Organisation of Nigeria (AWON).
Tomoloju even while attending to his journalistic duties established a multi-dimensional theatre group known as KAKAAKI in 1980.
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In further recognition of his contribution to the development of culture, the National Council for Arts and Culture December 2007 honoured Ben Tomoloju with a National Merit Award for Professional Excellence.


To be directed by the renowned ...

www.vanguardngr.com, $reference.date [cached]

To be directed by the renowned cultural activist, theatre director, playwright, one time Arts Editor and Deputy Editor of the Guardian Newspaper, Ben Omowafola Tomoloju, Kurumi hailed variously as a fast paced and deeply moving tragedy creates the turbulent rhythms of war to match the explosive clash of wills that brought about the gruelly Ijaiye war of the 19th century.

...
The directing playwright, Ben Omowafola Tomoloju, has been engaged by the management of the National Theatre to direct this Ola Rotimi's classic.
...
A mentor to many of today's distinguished editors and writers in various Nigerian newspapers, Tomoloju who enjoys a listing in the book WHO IS WHO IN NIGERIA as the pioneer of professional arts journalism in Nigeria has participated in various capacities in the evolution of national programme on culture.
These include Management of the National Arts Theatre, the National Cultural Policy, the National Troupe of Nigeria and Copyright Implementation. One of the founding fathers of the National Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP) and the Arts Writers Organisation of Nigeria (AWON).
Tomoloju even while attending to his journalistic duties established a multi-dimensional theatre group known as KAKAAKI in 1980.
...
In further recognition of his contribution to the development of culture, the National Council for Arts and Culture December 2007 honoured Ben Tomoloju with a National Merit Award for Professional Excellence.


Actors' Union @ Naijacommunity.com

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Ben Tomoloju, then Arts Editor of The Guardian provided the medium to disseminate the distress news.In no time help came and she was spirited abroad for treatment.

The Movement for an Artistes Association Now (MARTAN) gathered momentum.
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Ben Tomoloju, Tunde Obalana, late Segun Taiwo and Mahmood Ali-Balogun were the rallying points.

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