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21 May 2015
SEVEN short films were recently premiered in Lagos. The films were collaboratively produced between Afrinolly and Ford Foundation under the Cinema4Change project.
21 May 2015
THE book, Oyinbo (Foreigner’s) Guide To Living In Lagos by Annette A O Fisher, described as “factual and funny”, will certainly assist any first timer to navigate the Centre of Excellence without stress. It is full of useful tips to find your way in this bustling lively metropolis.
20 May 2015
Tourism contributes substantially to the Gross Domestic Products (GDP) of many countries around the world. And it has been argued that Nigeria could also toe this line and benefit hugely from tourism revenue.
17 May 2015
Environmental degredation of Lagos coastal areas takes the attention of painter, Chika Idu’s palette, suggesting that domestic activities are as culpable as unregulated industrial factors as well as poor management of wastes.
17 May 2015
With 51 lots sold from a total of 90 at TKMG’s Lagos Art Auction 2015, there was indication that the new focus of the auction house on middle generation and young artists has a prospect.
16 May 2015
For both sustainable development and economic benefits, Professor Toyin Falola has called for the setting up of a task force for the whole country to reveal and document hidden assets of nature and culture.

15 May 2015
Folake Adebanjo, popularly called Mimi is a household name in Abuja Sheraton Hotels and Towers. A Business AdmFinistrator turned art collector, Mimi is strategicaly positioned at the foyer of the hotel as one walks through the front desk office.
13 May 2015
THE event that Wednesday evening at Alliance Francaise, Iyaganku, Ibadan, began on a sober mood. Song of Sorrow by the late Ghanaian poet, Prof. Kofi Awoonor. who was killed during the Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya on September 22, 2013, served as curtain raiser. Performed by the president, Poetry Enclave (POEN), Ibadan, Ebika…
13 May 2015
The Faneyes are an uncommon breed. Back in 1916, Faneye senior saw well ahead of his time. He reckoned that Ogu language as spoken in Badagry and its environs and across the Nigerian border in Seme, Cotonou, Lome and even in the Diaspora in parts of Haiti would suffer a hiatus. Although an Egba man…
12 May 2015
Here is an unusual but fresh publication that could fill a yawning gap in the information world of the oil industry, revenue generation/disbursement and over-dependence on a single natural resource by a nation. Neatly organized and written in sixteen chapters, covering sundry issues relating to the geography, history, governments and natural resources base of Delta…
12 May 2015
The master printmaker and renowned sculptor, Prof. Bruce Onobrakpeya recently at Agbarha-Otor, appraised the ‘Art of the Delta’ programme he mentors, which graduated 60 talented artists from the Niger Delta. Through the programme many Niger Delta youths have been equipped with advanced knowledge in their respective artistic field. 

The Art of the Delta programme, according…
Patriotic Spirit
10 May 2015
AGAIN, today at Terra Kulture, for the second Sunday running, Wazobia Theatre House will have its final staging of Dear Country, the dramatic narrative on Nigeria that tells the story of a country’s tortuous journey to nationhood. The Ikenna Jude Okpala-led production is exploring the trajectory of Nigeria’s socio-political and economic paths taken and those…


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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, said he had concluded plan for upward review of workers’ salaries by the end of the month.
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After years of loss-making operations, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC), yesterday, said it made profit after tax of N674 billion in 2021.
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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rose from a marathon meeting Tuesday night and resolved to investigate media reports on the allegation of bribery to its members.
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African governments must swiftly restore macroeconomic stability to stabilise their economies, the World Bank has advised. The Bank noted that the global headwinds are slowing growth as countries continue to contend with rising inflation, which is undermining the progress made on poverty reduction in recent years. It added that the risk of stagflation comes at…
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Yesterday’s meeting between the Board of Trustees (BoT) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, at Government House, Port Harcourt, ended in a deadlock.