National Arts Theatre
FG, Bankers Committee sign MoU today on National Theatre facelift
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, disclosed that the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos and its facilities will create no fewer than 25,000 jobs when completed.
Looted Benin arts: Before the West returns them - Part 3
Therefore in 2018 when the Swiss government mooted the idea to return the second and last tranche of the Abacha loot to Nigeria, it did it in three ways. One, it signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Nigerian government with a strong proviso and commitment that the Nigerian government put the monies to…
A nation mired in waste as multi-billion naira properties rot away
The legion of derelict Federal Government properties worth several billions of naira in Lagos State, the former Nigerian capital, is indicative of how wasteful the country could be. In other climes, such edifices are kept as national monuments or transformed into money-spinning ventures for government.
‘Copy and paste’ branding
The result is that our governments are always trying to copy what others have done, the few times they try to do anything tangible.
Why Lagos stood above Damascus in livability ranking
In 2005, when the same assessment was carried out in 127 cities around the world, Lagos was rated the fifth worst city to live in. The other cities in the bottom 10 like Lagos were Abidjan, Harare and Duala, all in Africa.
Efficient infrastructure it is
On arriving in the United Kingdom (UK) to commence my undergraduate programme at the London South Bank University (LSBU), l first took up residence with my paternal uncle, Prince Akabudike Ochei...