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Monday, October 23, 2017

Nigeria’s pre-independence history rots away in Ebute Metta

< Previous1 of 10Next > Rail-8 Rail-5 Jaekel house Railway-corporation Saturday, the 29th of April 2017 was a day that would remain ingrained in the annals of my memory. The British...

At Art X, Absolut beams Smile of hope on Alara

< Previous1 of 10Next > Tunde Alara Tunde Alara For quite a number of reasons, such as lack of interest and the required space, artists in this...

A glimpse through early years of highfliers with my kind of music

Publisher of The Guardian, Lady Maiden Ibru, cutting the tape to open MUSON Festival, with Vice Chairman, MUSON Centre, Mr. Louis Mbanefo When the 21st...

Rape and toxic masculinity in writing

PHOTO:AFP I served as editor of Ake Review, a journal of the Ake Arts of Book Festival, which holds in Abeokuta, Ogun State, next month....

Peekok Youth Art to showcase students artwork at exhibition

Pupils of Ocean Crest School, Lekki, in a wrestling scene during the staging of Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe. Peekok Initiatives will be showcasing...

1.54 International African Art Fair rounds off, holds inaugural edition in Morocco

< Previous1 of 10Next > Sandra-Mbanefo-Obiago Emeka-Ogbe Niyi Olagunju The 1.54 International African Art Fair, which is in its 5th year, held its exhibition from October 5 through 8 at Somerset House,...

Celebrity showcase at Amaros’ art, photography exhibition

PHOTO: Tunde Owolabi Studio Ono Bello, Dotun, Soma, Ketchup and a host of other favourite celebrities attended Amaros’ exhibition of art and photography, which held...

Chime-Age urges youths to work hard

Eugene Chime-Age Recently, Eugene Chime-Age, in his peculiar style of exploring different media to depict diverse situations, organised an exhibition of paintings tagged ‘Woman Filling...

Peterside: We want to ensure that the lifeline of Nigerian artists is sustained

Tokini Peterside Launched in 2016, ART X Lagos aims to reinforce the visual arts sub-sector, as an important component of the creative industry in Nigeria...

Shaydee set to drop video for new single, make sense

Fans of the singer, Shadrach Adeboye Folarin, well known as Shaydee and lovers of good music are in for a good deal as the...

10 years later, revisiting Asa’s declaration of freedom

Asa As the curtain fell on her second Live In Lagos concert, Eko Hotel felt like the latest stop in a decade-long victory lap for...

ROBAZ Entertainment plans big for showbiz industry

Dubai based business mogul-cum-label owner, Phillip Robor Asiotu, has revealed that one of the main reasons that spurred him to float a record label...

Nollywood health summit holds in Lagos

Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole It’s now confirmed that this year’s Nollywood Health And Entertainment Summit (NHAES) will hold on Saturday, October 28, at...

Federal Government targets N3.6 trillion investments in oil, gas infrastructure

The Minister of State for Pretroleum Resources Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu PHOTO: TWITTER/NNPC Federal Government has renewed its commitment to attract over $10 billion (N3.6 trillion)...

FG gets $29 billion from SPDC as NDDC gulps $1.8b in four years

Shell Oil giant- Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and its Joint Venture (JV) partners contributed $29 billion to the Nigerian government between 2012 and 2016. The...

SON flays importation of ‘made in Nigeria’ goods

DG of SON, Osita Anthony AbolomaThe Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has expressed dismay that some importers could be bold enough to import goods...

Gates Foundation develops financial inclusion solution

Bill Gates. Christof STACHE / AFP A new software solution targeted at helping the unbanked people around the world access digital financial services has been...

LIRS sensitises Lagosians on tax status

Tax The Lagos State Board of Inland Revenue, LIRS, has begun a campaign to educate residents of the state on the advantages of responding to...

Why high interest rate regime may continue, by Ecobank

Ecobank The high interest rate regime in Nigeria may still linger except certain fundamentals in the country are fixed adequately, the Group Chief Executive Officer...

Enugu kicks off N358million development project

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Wednesday, flagged off a N358 million development project at Mgbowo junction (Aki na Ukwa), recently approved...