Monday, 25th September 2023


9 Jan 2022
The year 2021 started with hope of COVID-19 ending, as life-saving vaccines were rolled out to around 60 per cent of the world’s population, however, it drew to a close with the pandemic entering its third year.
24 Nov 2021
With museums world over returning looted artefacts in their possession, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, on Monday, officially joined the fray, as it returned three works of art looted in the 19th century to Nigeria.
3 Jan 2021
Stakeholders in the creative industry have tasked the National Assembly to give priority attention to the speedy passage of the new bill seeking to amend the National Gallery of Art (NGA) establishment act.
20 Sep 2020
Prof. Abba Isa Tijani is not in for a tea party at the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM). He knows this. He is in the Commission to overhaul Nigeria’s ‘dysfunctional’ museums in the wake of Oronsaye Report.
21 Jun 2020
About three weeks ahead of Christie’s and Sotheby’s sales of suspected illicit African artefacts, a ruling by the US Court of Appeal has strengthened the power of a sovereign state to stop commercial transaction of cultural objects.
25 Aug 2019
With the retention of Alhaji Lai Mohammed as Minister of lnformation and Culture, stakeholders in the culture arm of the ministry have called on the minister to pay more attention to the sector this time around.
23 Jun 2019
More than a century after they were looted, the decades-old campaign for European museums to return African art — particularly Benin...
2 Jun 2019
The Acting Director General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Alhaji Abdulkerim Kadiri, has called for a concerted effort...
5 May 2019
The Acting Director General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Alhaji Abdulkerim O. Kadiri, has called on the local...
20 Feb 2019
The Acting Director General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Alhaji Abdulkarim O. Kadiri, last week, gathered the management staff and curators...
16 Jan 2019
The maiden arts and culture expo organised by National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), in collaboration with Active Projectile Ltd., headed by Adesola Oyinloye-Ndu, has ended. The Public Private Partnership initiative, which aimed at protecting and projecting the country’s heritage, held from December 10, 2018, to January 4, 2019, in 15 museums across the country. With,…
11 Jul 2018
Exhibition of loaned controversial cultural objects, particularly, looted Benin artefacts, is not new. Some foreign museum holders of these artefacts, in the past, had collaborated...


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
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It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
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Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
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Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.