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21 Jan 2021
If there is any important lesson for humans to take away from the COVID-19 challenge, it is that a little bit of kindness can help our collective good.
3 Jan 2021
Stakeholders in the creative industry have tasked the National Assembly to give priority attention to the speedy passage of the new bill seeking to amend the National Gallery of Art (NGA) establishment act.
20 Dec 2020
Burj Khalifa-Emaar is calling on emerging designers, light and 3D mapping artists across the globe to submit their works for Light Up Show and also to be displayed on the facade of the Burj Khalifa
20 Dec 2020
Adeola Balogun, Fidelis Eze Odogwu, Steve Ekpenisi, Abinoro Akporode Collins, and Dotun Popoola, individually, have been interrogating welded metal art in Nigeria over the years. Currently, these artists have a common space to help their desire to raise the bar in sculpture, specifically, welded metal art. The common space, perhaps, the first in Nigeria’s gathering…
20 Dec 2020
A new art space, Affinity Art Gallery, has opened in Lagos. The unveiling was marked with an inaugural group show, titled, The Opening. The formal opening held on December 6, 2020, while the group show will run till January 15, 2021. Notable artists whose works are showing include, Sam Ovraiti, Rufus Ogundele, Tony Enebeli, Jimoh…
13 Dec 2020
It is a popular aphorism that Africa does not give up its secrets easily. Buried in the continent’s womb are a whole lot of secrets and complex issues, whose ultimate clue to unlocking is to befriend and cultivate Africa.
13 Dec 2020
Godwin Archie Abia is one artist that has not ceased to experiment with new medium. Starting with animal bones art in the early 1990s, the Director of Win Arc Gallery transited to graven art when bones were out of reach for him.
6 Dec 2020
After her residency in Dubai, UAE was truncated by the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year, Yadichinma Ukoha-Kalu returned to Nigeria for a solo show titled, Saffron in the Desert, which opened November 19, to December 3, 2020 at kó Gallery, Ikoyi, Lagos.
6 Dec 2020
As new ideas keep expanding the contemporary art scope, blurring the line between avant-garde and traditional texture seems to suggest where mastery of art counts for some artists.
6 Dec 2020
Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage have decided to hold the meeting of their Intergovernmental Committee from December 14 to 19, 2020 online.
29 Nov 2020
Stephen Oni Olamide is a Nigerian artist who uses experimental art to impact lives and change people’s perception of themselves and their communities. With artistic rendition greatly influenced by African themes and philosophies, the Obafemi Awolowo University-trained fine artist during the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) collaborated with artists from Bangladesh, India, U.S.A, Turkey, and Nepal to…
29 Nov 2020
• Gets $100,000, Ford Foundation Grant • How Govt Killed Onikan Museum Project — Ford Foundation • Lagos Aim To Empower 2.5m Youths In Arts And Crafts, Says Commissioner With the All In The Eye art show, Yaba College of Technology’s first museum has been opened. Speaking at the event, the institution’s rector, Obafemi Omokungbe,…


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Apart from the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) which holds from 19th to 26th August in Lagos, Nigeria’s bustling commercial capital, perhaps the next biggest news coming from the Bar at this time is the suspension of Mrs. Joyce Oduah as the NBA General Secretary. Mrs Oduah’s suspension came days ahead…
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Mr Yakubu Lawal, Nasarawa State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism that was abducted by gunmen has regained freedom.
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A man was injured and a woman was in serious condition after a shooting in a shopping centre in southern Sweden on Friday, police said.
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South Africa's largest ethnic group, the Zulus, will on Saturday crown a new king following a year of feuding over who should ascend to the throne of the country's most influential traditional monarchy.
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NEW YORK, USA, 19 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Countries should consider giving a second COVID-19 vaccine booster to older persons, pregnant women, health workers, people with weaker immune systems and those at higher risk of severe disease, experts appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.  The recommendation comes in a statement issued by the Strategic…