Arts of our culture interrogates economy, new space
The Green Building of Enterprise Development Centre, Lagos Business School was recently draped in arts, as over 50 artists from all parts of the country converged on the facility for a group show of young and emerging artists themed
‘How Lagos can generate N50b from coconut’
Lagos State government has disclosed how it could generate about N50 billion yearly from instead of the current N10 billion being generated. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said this at the maiden edition of the International Coconut Summit in Ikeja.
Don seeks better deal for arts, culture industry
Professor Edde Iji of the Department of Theatre, Film and Carnival Studies, University of Calabar (UNICAL) has pleaded with the public and private sectors as well as public-spirited individuals and organisations to fund arts and culture for improved output
Women urged to live their best lives, as SLAY 2019 ends
Last weekend, over 3000 creatives, entrepreneurs and guests attended SLAY Festival 2019, the largest learning and networking experience for young professionals in Lagos, Nigeria.
All The Times Beyonce Has Been Influenced By Nigerian Art
Nigeria is a country rich with over 190 million people and over 300 tribes. Each of these tribes has a unique culture and tradition passed down from parents to their children and vice versa. Due to migration, various elements of culture travel far and wide and are picked up by people who have no relation…
A new dawn in Ogun State through sports and arts?
We have a new governor in Ogun State – Prince Dapo Abiodun. Several weeks ago, I called him on telephone to congratulate him for a well fought electoral battle and for his eventual success. As he resumes work this week this is to publicly wish him a very successful tenure. From the vibrations I…
Nigeria creative arts talent hunt is Bovibes Factory new deal
A new talent hunt project aimed at expanding the creative roof of secondary education in Nigeria, infusing fresh ideas into the creative industry and ultimately boosting the Nigerian entertainment industry has been unveiled. The talent hunt programme dubbed: Nigeria Creative Arts Talent Hunt for Secondary School Students in Nigeria is the brainchild of Bovibes Arts…
Nigerian Pianists Celebrate International Piano Day
Today, March 29, marks the International Piano Day. It’s an annual worldwide celebration of the Piano - the most versatile musical instrument, piano music, pianists and everything that revolves around it. Conspicuously, it is celebrated on the 88th day of the year because the piano has 88 keys. Nigerian pianists began the first local initiative…
The business of the arts series comes on stream at MUSON Music School
Determined to create platforms that would enable music scholars have a better understanding of the business side of their craft, MTN Nigeria, through its Foundation, has launched a series of workshops targeted at MUSON Music Scholars. The first in the quarterly series was themed Copyright & Intellectual Property Protection, held at the Agip Recital Hall…
Three Nigerian robotic teams set for international competitions
Three winners have emerged from the robotic yearly First Lego League (FLL) Nigeria National Championship hosted by Baze University, Abuja. The competition, which hosted 600 pupils of ages nine to 16, had Team AI Squad from Hillside School, Abuja won the first-place Champion’s Award; team Federal Government College (FGC), Odogbolu, Ogun State, won the second place, while Team Glistobots,…
Arts triumphing in spite of scholarship incentives for sciences
A country needs its physical sciences in her quest for development. But in Nigeria, science and its derivatives of technology and engineering seem far-fetched concepts. This is in spite of the patronage science enjoys through incentives such as scholarships and other encouragements. And so while Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are being actively promoted,…