Stakeholders express worry over mother languages, cultural practices going into extinction
A former Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Friday Itulah, has called on the Federal and state ministries of education to develop curricula that will ensure indigenous Nigerian languages are part of the medium of instruction....
Institute, stakeholders mull reviving eroding Nigeria cultural orientation
Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), Ado Mohammed Yahuza, yesterday, said the neglect and non-recognition of culture as a roadmap to sustainable development has put many nations in dire straits. Speaking at the opening ceremony of a two-day conference on Culture, Zonal Intervention Projects, and National Development, organised by the…
NICO seeks support to end child marriage, practices against widows
Traditional rulers, community leaders, and other stakeholders have been urged to support efforts aimed at ending child marriages, female genital mutilation, practices against widows
Interrogating theatre practice in Post COVID-19 lockdown era
For two days, the virtual platform, zoom, was besieged by art and culture practitioners – writers, actors, theatre directors, movie producers, dancers, and other allied art practitioners - under the auspices of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP)
Re-inventing arts, culture administration in post COVID-19 lockdown era
Beyond the health and human tragedy of the coronavirus, it is now widely recognised that the pandemic has triggered one of the most serious economic crises
Yerima takes over as Director overseeing ES office, NICO
FORMER Director of Training at the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), Mrs. Bridgette Rupmicit Yerima, has taken over the baton of leadership as Director, overseeing...
NICO holds quarterly lecture May 14
The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, in furtherance of its mandate of effecting a sense of cultural direction in the citizenry, is again; set to hold a public lecture with the theme, ‘Culture as an Effective Tool for Foreign Relations’. A senior research fellow…
At NICO conference, stakeholders seek help of traditional rulers in peace building
Leaders of traditional institutions, government agencies and other stakeholders recently converged on Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital, to deliberate on the task of forestalling peace and unity across the country.
FG names Eriomala as NICO acting chief, Obiora heads museums commission
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has approved the appointment of Mr. Louis Okpako Eriomala, as the Executive Secretary, National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO).