How to drive economic diversification through cultural and artistic enterprise
The richness of Nigeria’s cultural heritage provoked a convergence of promoters , professionals, government agencies and parastatals, celebrating the hallmark of influence and inspiration...
With golden feast of Osogbo arts movement, life returns to UNESCO centre
When the proverbial two elephants engage in a brawl, the grasses underneath suffer. This proverb illustrates the devastating effect of the leadership tussle that rocked the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding....
How elites inherited Nigeria on a platter of gold
The author, Olasupo Shasore, a writer, historian, commercial lawyer, and former Attorney-General Lagos State, through the work, has refined and reframed existing events and prevailing ideas from a more nuanced perspective.
In 2016, ‘Journalists’ Hang Out’ ruled the airwaves
However, a lot more still needs to be done to sustain the good work: Some attention needs to be paid to ‘speaker’ and ‘subject’ control, which are the ingredients that drive production procedure.
Hilton Etakoh’s book highlights how to harness individual potentials
You Are Too Gifted To Be Poor (Toesh Global Services Ltd, Lagos; 2016) is an enlightening book that seeks to help readers realise their God-given purpose, talent, and passion.
With N8.3b capital allocation… It’s a lean purse for information, culture ministry
When Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, was asked early last year to comment on the amount allocated to the ministry in the 2016 budget, a little over N45.1 billion...
‘To make progress, Nigeria must go back to Pre-1970’
A former Deputy Inspector-General of police and engineer, Babafemi Osoleye Osoba (rtd) turned 80 years old and to mark the milestone, he dedicated a book titled, Engineer and a Policeman....
Nollywood kicks as NFC moves to transform to commission
The hearing on a bill for an act to repeal the Nigerian Film Corporation Act, Cap N109, laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, and re-enact the Nigerian Film Commission Act 2016, to regulate the film industry in Nigeria.....