Stakeholders tasks lawmakers on passage of NGA Act amendment bill
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.
Experts set agenda for NCMM boss, Tijani
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.
Culture, tourism development, tasks before Lai Mohammed
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.
Europe and burden of looted African artefacts: Reparation or repatriation?
More than a century after they were looted, the decades-old campaign for European museums to return African art — particularly Benin...
Kadiri tasks communities on preservation of heritage
The Acting Director General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Alhaji Abdulkerim O. Kadiri, has called on the local...
Museums management, curators meet to chart way forward
The Acting Director General, National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Alhaji Abdulkarim O. Kadiri, last week, gathered the management staff and curators...
National museum’s arts, culture expo ends in style
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,…
Why proposed ‘loaning’ of looted Benin artefacts to Nigeria may stop restitution plans
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...
Ashaye: With better funding, Nigeria can make huge revenue from museums, bigger than oil
Ibironke Ashaye has contributed to the development of Nigerian museums, especially in the areas of exhibition and documentation of cultural collections across the country.