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Bruce Onobrakpeya

10 Mar 2019
Despite the unfriendly economic environment of the first quarter of an election year, Affordable Art Auction 2019 recorded a slight increase in sales.
17 Feb 2019
For a fledgling art hub, strengthening the secondary market is essential for essential growth. Therefore, Arthouse Contemporary, Nigeria’s premier auction house...
18 Nov 2018
Arthouse Contemporary will hold the 21st edition of its auction of modern and contemporary art tomorrow, November 19, 2018, at 6.00 p.m. A preview, which started on Friday, November 16, ends today.
14 Nov 2018
The master painter and performing artist, Muraina Oyelami, one of the respected voices of Osogbo Art Movement, has established a visual and performing arts training...
15 Aug 2018
Despite exposing huge potentials of African arts, Nigeria’s secondary market still has quite some loose ends to tighten. After Mrs Kavita Chellaram-New Arthouse Contemporary made history as West Africa’s premier auction house, in 2008, the secondary art market space opened up. TKMG, a joint auction house by Terra Kulture and Mydrim Gallery led by Mrs…
1 Jul 2018
Art X Lagos, in conjunction with Access Bank, has named Bolatito Aderemi-Ibitola as the winner of the 2018 edition of the ‘ART X Prize with Access’, instituted to recognise and support the best of emerging Nigerian visual art talent. 
27 May 2018
The mastery of art, its period and space come into focus in celebration context. And as contentious as the mastery of art is, some artists - based on their period of practice - have risen above such debate.
21 Apr 2018
I grew up to notice that we were strangers where we dwelt. Neighbours called my father Papa Nigeria and my Mum, Mama Nigeria. At school, other children taunted me and reminded...
10 Dec 2017
The Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) was instituted in 1979 to reward cerebral achievement. It was at inception known as the Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA).
8 Dec 2017
Luxury Villas Group, an award-winning real estate agent, will today host Fusion of Real Estate, Interior Design and Art (FREIA) at the Grand Ballroom, Civic Centre, Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue, Victoria Island, Lagos.
8 Dec 2017
It was reward for excellence as President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday conferred the 2017 Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award on the celebrated...
5 Dec 2017
Ahead of tomorrow’s National Merit Award ceremony in Abuja, the recipient in Humanities category, Dr. Bruce Onobrakpeya, is also being honoured with a group art exhibition by his fellow printmakers, Visual Printmakers Association of Nigeria (VPAN). The group art show features works of over 20 artists, with Onobrakpeya, its life patron, as a guest artist.…


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Tems makes it one of the top winners of this year's BMI Awards in London. She clinches her award alongside other top Nigerian artists like Wizkid, CKay, P2J, Tempoe, Joeboy, and Kwame Eugene. Mike O'Neill, president and CEO of BMI, and Shirin Foroutan, vice president of creative for BMI Europe, presided over the ceremony. P2J…
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Barcelona defender Andreas Christensen has suffered a sprained ankle, the club confirmed on Wednesday, leaving the Catalans with only two fit centre-backs. The Denmark centre-back was taken off in the 1-0 defeat by Inter Milan on Tuesday at the San Siro, and is a doubt for upcoming games, including the Clasico on October 16. Barca…
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Kyiv on Wednesday claimed further victories over Russian troops in eastern Ukraine as the Kremlin vowed to recapture territory lost in a lightning Ukrainian counteroffensive. In recent weeks, Ukraine's forces, bolstered by Western weapons, have wrested Russian troops out of a string of towns and villages in the east and in the south. Kyiv this…
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Two people were killed when a bomb blast tore through a mosque on the grounds of Afghanistan's interior ministry in Kabul on Wednesday, a hospital said. Since the Taliban returned to power last August they made security a priority but attacks have ramped up in recent months, even as officials have tried to downplay them.…
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A Grade I Area Court in Karu in Abuja on Tuesday ordered that two men Mansir Seidu and Abdulazeez Sheu who pleaded guilty to beating up a traffic official to a state of coma be remanded pending sentencing. The police charged Seidu, 29, and Sheu, 28 who lives in Idu Depot Abuja, with a Joint…