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21 Feb 2016
IT was a good outing for Nigeria at the just held 39th Goteborg International Film Festival in Sweden. Six movies from Nigeria – Fifty, O-Town, Beyond Blood, Falling, Code of Silence and Flower Girl featured on the festival schedule and showed side by side with other films. About 400 films from 84 countries were screened…
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
Four decades after the assassination of former Head of States, General Murtala Mohammed, a memorial exhibition and lecture in his honour have generated reflection on the worth of selfless leadership. Held at the National Museum Onikan, Lagos, the exhibition titled Our Hero Past: General Murtala Ramat Mohammed – currently showing – is a rejuvenated and…
17 Feb 2016
UNIMPRESSED with state-sponspored efforts to salvage the Igbo language, Olisaemeka Gerald Njoku, has developed Igbo Scrabble, Okwe mkpụrụokwu Igbo, with which he hopes to catalyse renewed interest in and learning of the language. Confident that there is still hope in saving the Igbo language from extinction, he believes that people would be more receptive to…
14 Feb 2016
ONE of the solutions proffered by experts in solving the issue of low reading culture among Nigerians is the provision of well-stocked libraries at homes, schools and strategic points across the country. The idea is that if the awareness were backed by availability of good books, many Nigerians would be encouraged to embrace it. Prior…


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The Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Alhaji Idris Ahmed, says President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s financial reform is yielding positive dividends.
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ECOWAS Leaders, including President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday at an emergency virtual meeting called for the immediate release of the ousted Burkinabe President, Roch Marc Kabore.
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In Burkina Faso, hundreds of workers are saying good riddance to an ousted president they say let them starve, and hoping for a brighter future under the soldiers who toppled him.
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Hrystyna Zanyk, one of an estimated 1.5 million Ukrainians living in neighbouring Poland, said they fear that Russia will invade her homeland has left the community rattled
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Molly Meacher's voice quivers with emotion as she tells how her aunt took her own life after her liver cancer tumour grew to the size of a football.