New act to reposition tourism sector underway
The process of amending some of the Acts that established some agencies under the Ministry of Culture is underway. Two months ago, the Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism had a public hearing on a Bill for the repeal and enactment of a new Act for National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR).
Eko Tag partners FCMB on Art Express 115
It was organised by the Eko Tag team in partnership with Fist City Monument Bank (FCMB) to engage, appreciate and reward the art community in a live art competition.
How writing in indigenous languages became talking point at Book Party
Reacting to the query, Jumoke Verissimo (The Birth of Illusion) observed that most modern day writers’ grasp of their mother tongue is at best average, noting that many do not have the commanding grasp of their indigenous languages to write adequately in it.
Alkali and Abouleila… Beaming searchlight on Muslim women’s writings
Kaduna Book and Arts Festival (KABAFEST 2017), held early in the month, thrown up many interesting topics, particularly its focus on issues that are peculiar to Muslim women living and working in Northern Nigeria
Three female writers hit Ebedi Residency
Three female writers, two from Ghana and one from Nigeria, have arrived Iseyin, Oyo State, Nigeria, for the July-August 2017 session of Ebedi International Writers Residency.
Nkoli Ka...Celebrating 50 years of Nsukka art
Rolling out the drums to celebrate 50 years of Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Enugu State, transcends the four walls of a school of art.
Ndibe, Nwosu, Bola’s fictional responses to migration and displacement of Africans
With Goethe-Institut’s Literary Crossroad Series, African writers, both on the continent and the diaspora, now find a common ground to discuss contemporary trends and themes in their writings.
Second Queen Moremi Pageant to hold in October
The second edition of Queen Moremi Pageant would be held in October. The first edition, which was held last year, had Miss Blessing Animasahun as winner.Now however, the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II...
Lai Mohammed, Steve Ayorinde storm Lagos Glo Laffta Fest
There were also Nollywood stars who added glamour to the event and delighted the audience further. Those who came were Funke Akindele, Richard Mofe-Damijo and Odunlade Adekola. Glo ambassador, Omawumi Megbele, also graced the event.