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12 Sep 2018
In an unprecedented, innovative strategy to attract the $21 billion yearly remittances from Nigerians in diaspora, filmmaker and entrepreneur, Tony Abulu, has created a symbiotic relationship between Financial Technology (Fintech) and Nigerian creative industry, writes. Tony Abulu is not a new figure in the culture, creative industry (CCI). For over 35 years, he has been…
6 Sep 2018
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has reiterated his administration’s support for the creative industry. He also said his government is committed to creating a veritable platform for art and culture development in the country.     El-Rufai said this yesterday at the opening of the 2018 Kaduna Book and Arts Festival (Kabafest) holding in…
15 Jul 2018
CORA/ARTERIAL Network Nigeria, at its 2017/2018 General Assembly held on Saturday 7 July 2018, launched the Enterprise Support Programme (ESP), an initiative developed in partnership with a leading full service commercial law firm, Ajumogobia & Okeke, for professional legal advisory services to Nigerian creative industry entrepreneurs. The event brought together members of Arterial Network in…
31 Dec 2017
Credit must go to the resilient practitioners of Nigeria’s creative industry if there was any upward swing in 2017. Unlike what happened in the past when they spent time lamenting government’s near lack of interest in the creative sector, practitioners had come to the simple conclusion....
27 Aug 2016
Of course, my father was very successful in the legal profession, but I wanted to pursue a different career. I come from a very large family; we have lawyers in the family too.
15 May 2016
For the first time since inception, Abuja Carnival was postponed indefinitely last year few days before take off without offering any plausible reason till today.
23 Dec 2015
The creative industry has been evolving in Nigeria and it has only just begun. As overlooked and underrated as the creative industry is, it actually has a lot of  potential to add to the Nigerian economy with the rising surge and global awareness of the creative industry in Nigeria. Who are the creatives? Creatives are…


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Alaro City, Lagos’ new city in the Lekki Free Zone, announced it will partner with the Nigeria Cricket Federation to support the Women’s Tournament Ovals Games International in Lagos on 25 March to 3 April 2023
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The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has confirmed the arrest of one Chude Franklin Nnamdi over cyberstalking. Nnamdi was arrested in Anambra State on Saturday. He alleged that the Anambra governors' political party, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) was involved in the rigging of the House of Assembly election in a tweet. He claimed that…
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In light of the serious shortcomings with the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections, over seventy Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under the auspices of the Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room have called for an independent inquiry into the conduct of the 2023 Nigeria General Elections. Situation Room Convener, Ene Obi, who made this call…
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Nigerians United for Peace (NUP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to take urgent steps to amend the 2022 Electoral Act and re- issue New Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) which will contain the National Identification Number (NIN) details of eligible voters.
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Global e-commerce and direct-selling company, QNET, yesterday, expressed commitment towards responsible consumption of water in Nigeria. The firm made the commitment during the 2023 World Water Day celebration, which also marks its 25th anniversary. Regional General Manager for QNET Sub-Sahara, Biram Fall, in a statement, emphasised the firm’s dedication to sustainability by offering a wide…