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31 Jul 2015
One of Nigeria’s leading artists, Dr Bruce Onobrakpeya, has called on the Federal Government to set up a national art museum to store up the best artworks in the country. Onobrakpeya made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. He also urged the government to ratify…
29 Jul 2015
The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has commended God Is Good Motors, a leading transport company in the country, for its initiative to obtain the society’s licence to enable it reward intellectual property owners of music deployed in its fleet.
29 Jul 2015
U-Report, UNICEF’s groundbreaking, text-message based innovation that amplifies the voices and views of young people in developing countries, has reached 1 million active users.
29 Jul 2015
PROF. E. J. Alagoa, former editor of The Guardian on Sunday, Mr. Jahman Anikulapo, The Guardian’s visual arts reporter Tajudeen Sowole and The Nation assistant editor (Arts) Mr. Ozolua Uhakheme
29 Jul 2015
WORRIED that there’s lack of documentation in the visual art sector, as against other art genres in the country and other climes, Adewale Maja Pearce, Head of New Gong Publishing, is set to correct this imbalance.
28 Jul 2015
As the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), one of the oldest parastatals under the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation marks its 40th anniversary, stakeholders are unanimous that President Mohammadu Buhari’s government should make appreciable impact. Aside contributing in the funding of most of the programmes and activities lined up by the management…
25 Jul 2015
For the second year Ijegba forest beings were stirred awake in moonlight-like performance enactment to salute the solitary human occupant Wole Soyina who recently turned 81 in Abeokuta.
25 Jul 2015
Today, Terra Kulture brings Batonga to Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos, for its second performance showcase after it was first staged at Bishop Howells Memorial Grammar School, Barig, last month, where the reception was ecstatic among secondary school students.
21 Jul 2015
Obokun festival is one of the traditional festivals being celebrated among the Yoruba people, but peculiar to the people of Ibokun, the headquaters of Obokun Local Government Council Area of Osun State.
19 Jul 2015
Quite an odd mix exists along one of Nigeria’s signs of infrastructural deficit and decadence; the Airport Road, Lagos, particularly inward the Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport, Mafoluku axis.
19 Jul 2015
Being the foundation and fountain of art practice in Nigeria, the formal training sector is not unaware - contrary to widely held view - that the mainstream art outside the Ivory Tower demands far more than what it is getting from the academia.
15 Jul 2015
In order to optimize the opportunities in the culture sector for wealth creation and increase productivity from the abundant cultural resources in Nigeria, the Congress of Women in Cultural Industries (CWICI) has been inaugurated. The body held its first meeting in Lagos last week at the Conference Room of National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO),…

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