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Dorien
12 Feb 2015
MUSIC is universal, like it said, Dorien Oluwakemi Jacobs though a Briton by birth but raised in Neatherlands has proved this as she sings in the Yoruba language fluently, a language she learnt after she got married to Abiodun Jacobs who gradually integrated her in the Yoruba culture, habits and language, by teaching her his…
Femii-Adelegan-10
10 Feb 2015
Femi Adelegan, retired public administrator is President/CEO of Terrific Investments and Consulting Co. Ltd, and the author and publisher of notable publications including Africa: The Game Changers and Dynamics of Power (2014); Nigeria’s Leading Lights of the Gospel (2013); Governance: An Insider’s Reflections (2009, 2012); The Press Secretary (1998); and Editor of From The Treasures of the…
10 Feb 2015
BEYOND personal appeal and interest that have lured collectors to artistic expression in the visual art sub-sector of the industry, the love for works of art by investors and professionals is getting deep with the new status as ‘asset class’ for a much diversified portfolio.   Unlike most chattels we acquire, the passing of time…
10 Feb 2015
ONDO State government has taken a giant leap in its tourism revolution with construction of the world-class hills resort reflecting government’s commitment to development and promotion of tourism in the state.   The ancient town of Idanre hosts the newly built hills resort. The sprawling town is known for its rich historical attraction signposted by…
FISHERY-BOOK--11-2-15
10 Feb 2015
THE book, Evolutionary Trends in Nigeriaís Fisheries Development authored by Akinade A. Olaniawo can be described as a summary of the history of fisheries development in Nigeria. The 86-page book is divided into eleven chapters chronicling developments between 1945 and 2005.    The publisher, Spectrum books limited in collaboration with Safari books (export) Ltd., displayed…
10 Feb 2015
DAWN In The Creeks (DITC), the Jeta Amata-led initiative aimed at promoting peace in the countryís Niger Delta region has kicked off its second season in Lagos, Nigeria.   At the official launch attended by Friends and Partners of DITC as well as members of the Press, Board member, Dawn in the Creeks, Andre Blaze…
Femi-Adelegan-1
6 Feb 2015
 Femi Adelegan, retired public administrator is President/CEO of Terrific Investments and Consulting Co. Ltd. He is the author and publisher of publications such as, Africa: The Game Changers and Dynamics of Power (2014; Nigeria’s Leading Lights of the Gospel (2013); Governance: An Insider’s Reflections (2009, 2012); The Press Secretary (1998); and Editor of From The Treasures…
Silva-are-proudly-Nigerians-2
5 Feb 2015
IN the months ahead and running to the end of the year, Germany-based art historian and manager, Okwui Enwezor, and Lagos-based curator, Bisi Silva, will separately, be giving Nigeria its pride of place on the international art scene.  Book will be at the helm of affairs at two major art events in Africa and Europe. …
Ogwo-links-nature1
5 Feb 2015
IT is ironic to suggest that artists, who live on their art, should place less emphasis on the economics or business side of the profession, particularly, in Nigeria, where grants are non existent for the creative professionals. But beyond art appreciation, artists have the responsiblity to link nature and humanity, says painter Emenike Ogwo.  In…
5 Feb 2015
WITH a focus on how technology shapes art, the yearly Global Art Forum takes off in Kuwait, on March 14 and 15 and continues at its birthplace, Art Dubai, Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai  UAE, March 18-20. For the first time in its ninth year running, the event is holding in Kuwait.   The theme…
5 Feb 2015
FOR so many years, South African literature has been dominated by the themes of violence, apartheid and matters that generate enthusiastic and spectacular responses. However, in An Imperfect Blessing, Nadia Davids celebrates the ordinary. Growth, self-discovery and pregnant expectations become the signifiers of the new dawn, which 1993 represents in the minds of South Africans.…
5 Feb 2015
PROFESSOR Tony Afejuku’s third collection of poetry A Spring of Sweets (Mace Books/Sunbird Africa Media Limited, Lagos; 2014) is an intimately experiential exposition of a poet who looks at the broad spectrum of life in a lyrical narrative. Although life isn’t all sweets or spring, but the poet persona has experienced a measure of sweet…

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