Lagos engages creative industry practitioners on tourism promotion, pledges support
The Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf has assured practitioners in the creative industry of government’s continuous support
Culture community in an evening of tribute for Floyd
The National Council for Arts and Culture, on Wednesday, June 10 evening, held a memorial in honour of George Floyd, who was killed while being arrested by the police
Olu Obafemi at 70, a tribute to ‘larger than his frame’ scholar
Some 20 years ago, Sunday Ododo and I embarked on an ambitious project of editing a festschrift in honour of Olu Obafemi at 50! How time flies. That encounter, which literarily became an acronym for Prof. Olu Obafemi
Looted Benin arts: Before the West returns them - Part 2
The Nigerian government seemingly has not demonstrated interest enough to steering debate towards the repatriation of, and restitution for looted arts.
The glitz, glamour of Ososo Carnival
Ososo community in Akoko-Edo Council of Edo State came alive recently, as it hosted the ninth edition of Ososo Cultural Carnival.
Prioritise people’s welfare, Fayemi charges new LG chairmen
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has charged the newly-elected chairmen of the 16 councils in the state to prioritise the welfare of Ekiti
‘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