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21 Feb 2016
The genial Professor and Head of Department of Fine Art, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) had asked him in the heat of completing his last paper for the degree programme: “Would you like to work in this University after graduation?” Who wouldn’t, he nearly yelled but restraining his growing excitement he answered in the affirmative. He…
21 Feb 2016
In a world firmly in the grip of carnal love, it is easy to forget the import and origin of Valentine’s Day, a day dedicated to the Catholic’s St. Valentine of Rome, and his pioneering work in fostering Godly, agape love in healing the daughter of his jailer before his execution. Man’s quest to balance…
21 Feb 2016
The spirit of Valentine came upon Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, when Intercontinental Distillers Limited spread its wings of generosity at ‘Evergreen Night with IDL.’ The partnership between the club and the distillers rose up a notch as it stirred up the place with old Nigerian hits. President of the club, Mr. Kayode Muniru Moradeyo expressed…
21 Feb 2016
Fourth Party Theatre Group would at 4pm presents Farewell Eldorado at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Main Auditorium, Akoka. The red carpet starts at 3.30pm. Written and directed by Lekan Adeniyi, the play set in the Urhobo Kingdom in 1930 is intrigue-filled. It centres on Omokiniovo, who in his late teens was born into a…
21 Feb 2016
IKEJA City Mall (ICM), Alausa, Lagos, was jammed with shoppers and lovers who were out to celebrate the recent valentine season. Tucked in a corner of Rhapsody, an event and relaxation centre, was a romantically lit environment, where ICM had set up for couples selected as winners of its valentine bonanza. While stating the reason…
21 Feb 2016
In response to the growing appreciation of African art, a new auction outlet – earlier announced last year - is becoming a reality in the secondary art market of Lagos. Being organized by Arthouse Contemporary, the latest addition tagged The Affordable Art Auction, which holds on February 17, 2016 at Kia Showroom, Victoria Island, Lagos,…
21 Feb 2016
ILE-IFE has continued to attract interest across the globe with high profile personalities visiting and holding court with the newly installed Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeleye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, whose towering influence and impressive performance since claiming the throne, especially his passionate drive for the unity of the Yoruba race and promotion of cultural…
19 Jan 2016
The inaugural lecture of the Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Abuja, Professor Mabel Evwierhoma (FSONTA, FCAARS) holds tomorrow, January 21 at the Faculty of Management Sciences, Main Campus. The lecture, which is coming about a decade of professorship is titled Mother is Gold, The Mater, The Mater and Women-Centered Drama in Nigeria. Professor Evwierhoma,…
19 Jan 2016
HOW do young Nigerians be reacquainted with their history since the subject is not studied fully on its own as before so it stands out? Ola Opesan, the head teacher at Meadow Hall School, Lekki, Lagos, has partly solved this problem for youngsters and anyone who is interested in the country’s recent past and the…
19 Jan 2016
WITH ceaseless drop in the price of crude oil in the international market, some states have begun to explore other revenue generation sources. And for Benue State, tourism has a lot to offer considering numerous products and destinations the state is blessed with. Yet, the step towards developing the potentials must begin with manpower development.…
19 Jan 2016
LESS than one-year-old in public space, a group of artists who go by the name Same Boundary has been making bold statements in the documentation of culture and tourism-related contents. Latest of such strides happened with the artists’ plein air painting and photography of ancient Ilaro town, Ogun State, South-west. Interestingly, the artists’ choice, Ilaro,…
19 Jan 2016
IT was Elnathan John, author of Born on a Tuesday, who put the argument in perspective when he said there is a need to bring conversations in the north into mainstream Nigerian narratives ostensibly for better understanding and holistic national discourse. Indeed, not much tends to come from that region or understood, as a result…


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The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, may be in for fresh trouble as over 250 Constitutional and Human Rights lawyers have called on the National Judicial Council to direct all courts in Nigeria not to entertain cases brought before them by the EFCC.
37 mins ago
The Southern Women’s Forum (SWF), a regional and non-partisan platform promoting and advancing the cause of political participation of women in Southern Nigeria, has lamented the decline in women’s political representation, just as it condemned the electoral violence and voter suppression that characterized the 2023 general elections across the country.
42 mins ago
Nigeria’s quest to return to the Olympic Games football event begins today, at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja, where the U-23 Eagles will clash with their Guinean counterparts.
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As innovators, investors and world leaders converge in Silicon Valley, California, United States, on Wednesday to discuss the future of Africa at the African Diaspora Investment Symposium (ADIS), attention would be divided over the ripple effect of the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of choice for most startups and venture capitalists, and the influence it had on the startup world, especially fintechs in Africa.
48 mins ago
Nigerians in the United Kingdom (UK) have raised about N23 million in their bid to tackle the out-of-school problem in Nigeria, which has forced 20.2 million kids out of school.