How patience, determination helped to realize dream
Though even his wife and some close friends were not in support of his idea to write a book on Bishop David Oyedepo, Morack Akin-David did not relent on his efforts to research, towards realizing the book Leadership Secrets of David .O. Oyedepo.
When ABU honoured Onwueme with Tell It To Women
Professor Tess Onwueme is not an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. She obtained all her degrees including the Ph.D from the Universities of Ibadan and Benin.
Badagry Festival 2015… uniting the Diaspora with motherland
When Badagry Diaspora Festival 2015’s International Symposium on Toussaint L’ouverture (François Dominique Toussaint Breda) opened last Saturday at Administrative Staff College, Topo, Badagry, it was a euphoric reunion between some Diaspora members and Nigerians.
Nwafor Festival... Preserving Culture Of Unity In Ogidi
Nwafor Festival is a major cultural celebration in Ogidi and Ogbunike communities of Anambra State. Within the same period, other neigbouring towns such as Umunya also celebrate Isigwu, while Umudioka people celebrate Nkpukpa. Performed after the cultivation of yam to mark the beginning of a resting period, Nwafor takes a period of 11 days, starting…
Driving Sustainable Development Through Cultural, Natural Heritage
A most apparent point to start with is the fact that a Christian pastor has a job; an Imam has a job; a Babalawo has a job. These three well-known examples are occupations tied to knowledge, spirituality and religion. These are not just few jobs—they are in thousands, connected with the marketing of knowledge and…
WEEC Organises Creative Essay Competition For Girls
IN a bid to support and reposition the female gender for growth, Women Empowerment and Enlightenment Campaign (WEEC) is organising a creative essay competition for young girls this month, August. The online competition targeted at females between 18 through 25 years in Lagos, began on August 10 and will run till 31. Theme for the…
Nigerian Family Arts Exhibition, Young Nigerian Arts Competition Opens In Fresno
The management of FGH Center for African Arts and Culture will celebrate the best of Nigerian people, arts and culture annually in Central California, U.S. The objective of the event, with the theme ‘Celebrating Change,’ is to give Nigerians in Central California a sense of pride about Nigerian Cultural Heritage while projecting the positive attributes…
U.K., Nigerian Art Launches At British Council
Organised by the British Council, U.K./Nigeria 2015 – 16, a major season of arts in Nigeria aimed at building new audiences, creating new collaborations and strengthening relationships between the UK and Nigeria has been launched.
Aso Multimedia Partners Sofa Lounge For Aso Queen 2015
Aso Multimedia, organisers of Queen of Aso Nigeria Beauty Pageant, would partner Sofa Lounge for the 2015 edition scheduled for September 13. Chief Executive Officer, Agboola Desmond, said early in the week that arrangements have been concluded for this year’s outing, which is the 10th in the series. The event, which is slated to hold at…
Socrates and Orunmila… Putting Premium On Africa’s Indigenous Philosophy
Africa has long been the butt of western hegemonic narratives and designated the dark continent from which nothing good ever comes. Unfortunately, Africa’s sons and daughters trained in European schools and inducted into European ways of life see nothing good in Africa’s indigenous knowledge system
Ogunmwonyi’s Retirement Best Practices That Work
RETIREMENT and You (Sterling Books Nigeria Limited, Lagos; 2015) is a compendium of retirement best practices written by Izevbizua Ogunmwonyi, a presidential consultant on civil service reforms.
‘Why Home-Grown Affirmation for Literary, Cultural Enterprise Is Difficult’
ALTHOUGH Nigerian men and women of letters and culture have won and been awarded some of the best prizes and honours on offer both at home and globally, critical affirmation for cultural production at home is still a mirage.