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Ooni picks leading artistes to undertake Yoruba cultural revival

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi Adeyeye, has lined up leading artistes to undertake a cultural revival of Yoruba heritage in a 12-day artistic show, designed to showcase the Yoruba nation.

Fifty years of Lagos. But what about the next 50?

Fifty years of Lagos. But what about the next 50?   By Sophie BOUILLON Lagos (AFP) The Nigerian megacity of Lagos, with its 20 million inhabitants, is...

Ogun State hosts African Drums Festival … Ooni, Alaafin, Soyinka, others...

By Olawale Jokotoye Abeokuta (NAN) The African Drums Festival commenced in Abeokuta on Thursday with more than 20 cultural troupes from about 13 countries from...

Niger commercialises cultural troupe

Minna (NAN) The Niger Government says it has commercialised the services of the state’s cultural troupe. The Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Tourism...

China plans training for Nigerian Cultural Officers

The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria on Wednesday said it has concluded plans to train cultural officers in the country. The Embassy’s Cultural Attache, Mr Yan Xiangpong, said this...

Otaru of Auchi, Haliru Momoh, blames social vices on declining cultural...

The Otaru of Auchi Kingdom, Haliru Momoh, on Sunday attributed rising social vices to declining cultural values in the country. Momoh said this at the 2nd Edition of the Afeima Heritage and Cultural Study held in Auchi,Etsako West Local Government...

ANA urges digital platform of literary work to encourage reading culture

The Association of Nigeria Authors (ANA) has called on stakeholders in the literary industry to explore a digital platform of accessing creative content to...

Borgu’s Gaani Festival: A celebration of ancestry

By Usman Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)   By most accounts, Gaani cultural festival has fostered relations among the residents of some border communities in Borgu, Kwara...

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