The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has decried the poor research on African culture and tradition by Nigerian institutions, saying there are vast opportunities in the food
The renascence of African culture is supposed to be as all-encompassing as it is dynamic. Its banner was borne aloft during the years of nationalist struggles by the then political titans.
15 Sep 2019
Nigeria is the world’s largest producer of yam in the world accounting for about 70-76 percent of the general production. According to numbers supplied by the Food and Agriculture Organization in 1985, Nigeria produced 18.3 million tonnes of yam from 1.5 million hectares, representing 73.8 percent of total yam production in Africa. This number has…
30 Aug 2019
The Director-General of the National Council for Arts and Culture, Segun Runsewe, has been on my mind lately, and not with admiration. He represents the typical policy dysfunction that is a trademark of our political system: one where people with the least understanding of a nuanced issue are given the task of directing it.
21 Jul 2019
The glitz, glamour and razzmatazz of African fashion will warp England in the second week of August, as the ninth edition of the Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) holds at Covent Garden from August 9 to 10.
14 Jul 2019
From the beginning of time, empires and tribes have always been on the neck of weaker empires. It was a simple case of the strong getting stronger and the weak getting weaker. Under King Ghezo, the Dahomey Empire grew strong and ruthless from their manner of slave raiding and attacking under neighbouring states. Abeokuta was…
27 Mar 2019
An international anthology of critical studies of the US-based Professor Tess Osonye Onwueme’s works will be released in May 2019. A professor of Global Letters in English at UW-Eau Claire, Onwueme was a 2016 nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature. The anthology, which is published by Africa World Press, is titled, Emerging Perspectives on…