NAFEST 2020: Plateau Governor, Lalong promises to thrill guests

NAFEST 2020: Plateau Governor, Lalong promises to thrill guests

Prof. Sonni Tyoden, Deputy Governor of Plateau,(5th from left), Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General (NCAC),(4th from left) Plateau Exco and top management of the culture industry in group photograph after the courtesy call Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State, has promised to thrill…

Association seeks efforts to save talking drums from extinction

Association seeks efforts to save talking drums from extinction

Mr Joseph Ayanniyi, Chairman, Association of Professional Talking Drummers of Nigeria (APTDON), Kwara South Chapter, in the act of talking drum fabrication in Omu-Aran, Irepodun LGA of Kwara The Chairman of the Association of Professional  Talking Drummers of Nigeria (APTDON) in Kwara…

Stolen crown returns to Ethiopian church

Stolen crown returns to Ethiopian church

Tigray regional tourism head Birkty Gebremedhin (L) and a priest from the church welcome the crown home An 18th Century ceremonial crown that resurfaced in the Netherlands after being taken from a church more than 20 years ago has returned to the…

I’ll make Yankari reserves best in the world – Bauchi Governor, Mohammed

I’ll make Yankari reserves best in the world – Bauchi Governor, Mohammed

Bauchi Commissioner of Culture and Tourism, Modibbo A . Ahmed By Abbas Gungura, Bauchi In his effort to redesigned Bauchi State to what it should be,  Governor Bala Mohammed has indicated his commitment to ensure that  Yankari Games Reserve become one of…

Pomp as Lagos Theatre Festival kicks off

Pomp as Lagos Theatre Festival kicks off

The Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos The 7th edition of the Lagos Theatre Festival (LTF) kicked off at the Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos with performances from Nigerian writer, performance artist and poet, Efe Paul Azino. Joy Chioma Ebiem, popularly known as…

National Gallery of Arts deserves a befitting edifice- Board chairman

National Gallery of Arts deserves a befitting edifice- Board chairman

The chairman, governing board, National Gallery of Arts (NGA), Alhaji Umaru Sulaiman says the gallery deserves a befitting edifice to house the country’s best artefacts. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sulaiman said this at the 12th annual lecture of the…

Int’l Mother Language Day: Experts advise parents to teach children indigenous languages

Int’l Mother Language Day: Experts advise parents to teach children indigenous languages

Mr Abdulrazak Abdulsalam of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) speaks during the 2020 commemoration of International Mother Language Day held at the Nigerian Film Corporation Cinema Complex, Ikoyi, Lagos. Some experts of diverse careers on Friday, urged parents to teach their children and…

Expert advises youths to explore job opportunities in tourism industry

Expert advises youths to explore job opportunities in tourism industry

Mr Olumuyiwa A tourism expert, Mr Omololu Olumuyiwa, has advised Nigerian youths to seek deeper knowledge of opportunities in the tourism industry for ease of job creation. Olumuyiwa, who is Managing Editor, Travelscope Magazine and Convener, Youth Tourism and Hospitality Leaders Forum…

Year 2020 Regatta to showcase tourism potential of Kebbi, says SSG

Year 2020 Regatta to showcase tourism potential of Kebbi, says SSG

Alhaji Yauri addresses the media on the festival The Kebbi Government says that the 2020 Regatta Cultural Festival will promote both the economic and tourism potential of the state. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG),Alhaji Babale Yauri, also the National Chairman…

Nigerians now appreciate theatre films-Artist

Nigerians now appreciate theatre films-Artist

Hubert Ogunde was a doyen of Nigerian Theatre Patrick Olujobi, the founder Eda Theatre International has expressed satisfaction that Nigerians interest in film theatre has grown over the years. Olujobi told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Wednesday that Nigerians…