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Kavita Wait for it, just four days ago, a piece of art by a Nigerian artist was sold for a whopping N54.05 million. Yes, good...

International Museum Day… experts call for another war museum, presidential library

Akpen Speakers at a forum organised to mark 2017 International Museum Day in Abeokuta have called for the establishment of another National War Museum in...

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