NCAC holds arts, crafts expo to network Nigerian cultural strength – DG

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), says it holding the International Arts and Crafts (INAC) Expo, to showcase Nigeria’s cultural strength to...

Envoy to push for establishment of Nigerian Cultural House in Italy

Nigeria’s Ambassador to Italy, Mfawa Abam has pledged to push for the establishment of a Nigerian Cultural and Information house in Italy to further...

Igbo community in Ghana to host festival on Sept. 19

The Igbo community in the Diaspora, Ghana Chapter, says it is set to host the annual Igbo Day/New Yam festival on Sept. 19, in...

August Meeting: Gov. Ugwuanyi lauds women’s contributions to nation building

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has commended women of the state for the noble roles they played in the development of the state...

Why Osun-Osogbo festival attracts U.S. tourists – Expert

A U.S.-based culture and tourism expert, Ms Joyce Adewumi, has explained the reasons Osun-Osogbo festival continued to attract tourists from the US. She said the...

Germany returns 7,000 Benin artefacts to Nigeria October – Official

No fewer than 7,000 artefacts plundered from Benin Kingdom are expected to be repatriated by Germany to Nigeria not later than October, Nigeria’s Ministry...

NTDC to unveil tourism map – DG

The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), says the production of a specialised map to aid the nation’s tourist navigation will soon be unveiled before...

French Envoy hails Esie Museum in Kwara

The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Jerome Pasquire, on Thursday described the Esie Museum in Kwara as a wonderful discovery that is a world-class tourist...

Imo Community Abolishes Osu Caste System

An Imo Community, Ogbor Autonomous community, has abolished the controversial Osu caste system. “The Osu cast system is a dehumanizing ancient practice that injures the...

Artiste tells the story of Lagos in play, “Omo Eko”, to show case rich...

Anthony Oluwabiyi, Executive Director, Theatre Centrik, said the rich cultural and historical values of Lagos will be exhibited on stage play and online on...

Yobe community where snakes are friends with human beings

Joel Duku, Damaturu Machina is one of the remotest towns in Yobe State. Located about 300 kilometres north of Damaturu, the state capital, it is...

‘We ‘ll make Egungun Festival a global event’

THE people of Ota in Ogun State have said they would make the Egungun (masquerade) Festival a well-accepted event by spreading its celebration to...

Tambuwal wants cultural festivals institutionalised

By Muhammad Nasir Bello Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on his colleagues in the northern part of Nigeria to give premium to...

Culture, Sports Has United Nigerians More Than Politics –Oba Of Benin

The Oba of Benin Kingdom, Oba Ewuare II, has said that culture and sports have unified Nigerians more than politics. The revered monarch, who gave...

Yoruba Youth Coalition angry with Akintoye’s emergence as Yoruba leader

By Segun Giwa The Yoruba Youth Coalition Group has rejected and denounced the process that led to the emergence of Prof. Banji Akintoye as the...

Tussle over stool vacated by Okonjo-Iweala’s father

The installation of Obi Ifechukwude Chukuka Okonjo 11 of Ogwashi-Uku kingdom has thrown the kingdom into turmoil. Another prince, Nathan Okonjo, claims he has...

Deji of Akure starts 7-day seclusion

Alaba-Olusola Oke The Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, will on Saturday start 7-day annual leave and he will not attend to any function during...

Swaziland King Honours Adesina In Traditional Ceremony

King Mswati III of Swaziland has honoured President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, during a traditional ceremony. Adesina, Nigeria’s former Agriculture Minister, is...

Chieftaincy row: Ibadan elevated monarchs drop crowns

The 21 monarchs in Ibadanland appeared to have dropped their crowns in a move seen as surrendering to the supremacy of Olubadan of Ibadan...

‘Carnival Calabar will foster ethnic, religious tolerance’

The Carnival Calabar will foster ethnic and religious tolerance through art, Cross River State Carnival Commission Chairman Gabe Onah has said. He noted that the...