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21 Jun 2015
About a year ago, wind of fate brought Stella Ubigho, Ariyo Oguntimehin and Okoro Nathan together at a gathering of artists in Lambe, Ogun State, where art was hardly visible. Soon, Luke Iorah and Chigioke Noga joined them, and the five artists would later find something in common in the environment that linked them with…
21 Jun 2015
With a museum donated by Prince Yemisi Shyllon to Pan-Atlantic University (PAU) Ajah, Lagos, it appears that the vacuum of modern and contemporary Nigeria art museum would perhaps be filled. The Shyllon Museum of Nigerian Art, however, is not leaving out ancient and traditional art of the country’s origin from works in its hold. During…
17 Jun 2015
                  Whatever cultural value Nigeria has to infuse in the country’s judicial process could be found in the concept of ‘Justice and Culture’ as expressed in a figural sculpture mounted outside Faculty of Law building, University of Lagos, Akoka. Donated to the university by a prominent art…
17 Jun 2015
Solomon Okpa was surprised at the turn out of his friends and well-wishers at the unveiling of his new book, Business Killers which took place last weekend at Nigeria institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos.
17 Jun 2015
The babble of voices on the socio-political space sometimes makes it difficult to sift through properly and winnow out the best and practicable views that best suit Nigeria’s intractable problems.
14 Jun 2015
From June 18-21, 2015, art connoisseurs, curators and others in the management of creative contents from Africa and the Diaspora will join their counterparts across the world at 46th Art Basel, Miami Beach, Florida, U.S., for a discussion on contemporary art. Among the participants is one of Africa’s leading collectors, Prince Yemisi Shyllon, who is the…
14 Jun 2015
When print artist, Mrs. Nike Davies-Okundaye celebrated her 64th birthday at The Nike Arts Gallery, Lekki, Lagos, it was a grand occasion as artists, curators, collectors and media personalities shared a great moment with the celebrant. Among the highlights of the event was a musical performance by an all-girls singing group, Nefertiti and Adunni which…
14 Jun 2015
Between hypes and reality of a world being compressed by technology-aided means of communication, Krydz Ekwuemesi’s recent body of work The Village Square showing at International Centre for Creative Development, Abuja, offers a depth of perspective that challenges common noms.
10 Jun 2015
THE events, which shaped Governor Babatunde Fashola’s nomination as governor, are still etched in our collective memories.
10 Jun 2015
THE book, A Treasury of Yoruba Folklore, is a compilation of tales and stories built around animals and persons meant to teach morals and lifelong lessons.
10 Jun 2015
A NIGERIAN and MBA student at Harvard Business School, Boston, United States, Miss Nneka Ezeigwe, has won the best prize in the School’s art competition.
10 Jun 2015
WHEN Nigerians including those who shared negative perception about President Mohammadu Buhari were about to watch a documentary titled Buhari My Hero..., the power of art to sway the mind was under estimated. However, If there was anything the 40-minute documentary as a work of art has done, is reveals, in a subtle manner, the…


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Eden Hazard admitted Saturday that Belgium's best chance to win the World Cup had come and gone but said they still have the quality and experience to lift the trophy in Qatar. Belgium, who finished third at the tournament in Russia in 2018, are still ranked second in the world but many of the much-vaunted…
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US authorities announced a ban Friday on the import or sale of communications equipment deemed "an unacceptable risk to national security" -- including gear from Chinese giants Huawei Technologies and ZTE. Both firms have been on a roster of companies listed as a threat by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the new rules bar…
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Following the adoption of the national framework for the operation and domestication of Human Capital Development (HCD) across the country, the Lagos State Government along with the Governments of the six southwestern states has committed to investing in people through knowledge and skills acquisition. At a 2-day HCD Southwest Regional Conference with the theme: “From…
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Thirteen people were missing on Saturday after heavy rains caused a landslide on the Italian island of Ischia, media reports said.
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The Asiwaju campaign team in the southeast has faulted the dismissed former Secretary of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal from Adamawa state for insinuating that the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu will not get votes from southeastern Nigeria. The campaign team said that Babachair would have been no further from hallucination…