Thursday, 30th November 2023

Visual Arts

10 Sep
Recently, the first ever Textile as a Form of Art and Fashion (TFAF) exhibition held at SOTO Gallery in Ikoyi, Lagos and brought together the best of three worlds, culture, art and fashion in never seen before ways.
10 Sep
A solo show that reveals an end to the way America-based Nigerian painter Akintayo Akintobi approaches his art in the past is billed to hold at South River Art Studio, 1300 Fleetwood Dr SE, Atlanta GA; United States of America. (USA).
3 Sep
BOLD. Exciting. Unique. A genuine tour de force! Thirteen dynamic young artists truly living up to their genre; vibrant voices of the new generation. Infiltration Of The Blues, a collection of over 70 paintings and sculptures, is an artistic celebration of the entire cohort of the blue palette.
3 Sep
Over 140 years after French impressionist, Edgar Degas, painted Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando, a poetry and conversation forum involving U.K-based artist, Lanre Olagoke, will be revisiting the 19th century painting. [ad] Degas’ oil on canvas, painted in 1879 celebrated a black circus artiste, ‘Miss La La’. Olagoke, who is the founder of a charity organisation, Art Alive, joins Dr. Bonnie Greer and Prof Olivette Otele in the event inspired by Degas’ ‘Miss La La of the Cirque Fernando’ fame.
27 Aug
Young artists Olalekan Adebiyi, Christian Okwananke, Olumide Daniel, Stanley Ugonabo, Taiwo Owoyemi, and Obeka Simon are currently leading the sixth edition of Generation Future Masters curated by Mydrim Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos.
27 Aug
Multidisciplinary artist, Alimi Adewale’srecent shows at O’DA Art Gallery and the Mercedes Benz Centre, both in Victoria Island, Lagos, have continued to captivate art lovers.
27 Aug
The artist, Dauda Mohammed, Is set for his latest solo exhibition, titled, Toys for Troys. The show holds from September 2 to 12 at Signature Beyond Art Gallery, Awolowo Road, Ikoyi.
6 Aug
A graduating student of Dansol High School, Ikeja, Miss Pearl Evans-Akere, has won the maiden edition of Chima Victor Award for Best Graduating Student in Visual Arts. The award presentation was part of the 27th Valedictory/Thanksgiving Service by Dansol High School. Presenting the award to Evans-Akere at the event held recently in the school’s premises,…
6 Aug
For the Chief Executive Officer of Adewale Art Gallery, Majekodumi Adewale Olakunmi, promoting and showcasing art at international level is of utmost priority. In an interview with The Guardian, Olakunmi described arts as life. A talented, passionate and diligent artist, he disclosed his area of specialisation include, paintings, drawing and teaching arts. He added some…
6 Aug
The first time an artist and a liquor company collaborated on a bottle was in 1985. Absolut was a Swedish brand trying to gain a foothold in the United States liquor market which was dominated by Russian made vodka. It was a battle to wean Americans off Russian liquor, the Cold War be damned! Then…
6 Aug
A Textile artist and convener of Craft A Woman/Girl Initiative (CAWGI), Ifeoluwa Ojo, popularly called ‘omoge Ifeoluwa’, has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to empower youths so they can embrace entrepreneurship. Ojo made the call during a free adire empowerment programme. She said this would reduce unemployment in the country. The programme, which aimed…
30 Jul
Peju Alatise often springs hope. Whether as an architect or a visual artist, it’s impossible to turn your attention away from her.


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday said every former governor and indeed any individual with corruption cases will face the anti-graft agency's investigation. The commission's zonal commander, ACE Aliyu Yunusa said this at the opening of a one-day EFCC Civil Society Organisations engagement organised in Sokoto. Yunusa said no one is an…
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The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned that the agency will not tolerate any sabotage of its fight against drug abuse. Marwa issued the warning on Thursday in his address at the passing out ceremony of additional 2,500 cadets of Senior Officers Basic Course…
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Uncertainty hovers over what major oil-producing nations -- collectively known as OPEC+ -- will decide when they meet on Thursday in a bid to halt a continuous slump in prices. Amid stuttering global economic growth, analysts expect OPEC+ -- the 13 OPEC members headed by Saudi Arabia and 10 partners led by Russia -- to…
21 mins ago
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) says President Bola Tinubu’s 2024 Appropriation Bill of N27.5 trillion should not fail to truly renew Nigerians’ hopes. The Southwest Zonal Secretary of the party, Mr Femi Olaniyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that there must be a departure from the non-performing budgets of…
36 mins ago
A Berlin court on Thursday ruled that the German government had failed to put forward sufficiently effective measures to meet its own climate goals in the transport and building sectors. A day before Chancellor Olaf Scholz was due to travel to the COP28 UN climate summit in Dubai, the judges said in their ruling that…
38 mins ago
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has tasked its members of staff to be patriotic and dedicated to duty at all times. Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony, the secretary, INEC, said this at the send forth for eight retired staff of the commission in Abuja. Oriaran-Anthony urged the staff to emulate the retirees by adopting hard work…
55 mins ago
Kwara Commissioner for Social Development, Mrs Opeyemi Afolashade, said the ministry evacuated 88 mentally challenged persons and beggars from the streets of Ilorin. The commissioner told newsmen on Thursday in Ilorin that this was after the general evacuation carried out by the ministry within the state capital. She said the evacuation, which held between Nov.…
55 mins ago
Trial International has spent 20 years tracking down alleged war criminals so they can be brought before courts worldwide, such as the Gambian death squad member convicted in Germany on Thursday. Under the principles of universal jurisdiction, alleged perpetrators of such crimes can be brought to trial around the world, regardless of their nationality or…
57 mins ago
Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has presented the sum of N300,219,705,820 as the 2024 estimated budget to the Assembly Thursday for scrutiny and passage. Mohammed said that he tagged the document as budget of "Budget Of Consolidation and Renewed Focus", comprises of recurrent expenditure of N121,341,193,343.11 (40.4%) while capital expenditure received the sum of N178,878,512,477.49…
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Three months after the political imbroglio that rocked Ondo State, which prevented the State Executive Council meeting from taking place, the exco meeting took place for the first time on Thursday with the deputy governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, presiding. The Guardian gathered that the development signified a potential resolution to the months-long political dispute between Aiyedatiwa…