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Victor Uwaifo has made the world a better place, says Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has congratulated eminent Benin-born musician and former Commissioner for Arts and Culture in Edo, Sir Victor Uwaifo, who has been inducted as one of United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO’S) Human Living Treasure Legends. Celebrating the music maestro, the governor noted that …

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Sad news! Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya passes on at 42

Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya has sadly passed away. The 42-year-old actress who delivered a baby girl in March died in a Canada hospital last night from possible complications from her child birth. Late Moji Olaiya is the daughter of legendary musician, Victor Olaiya. She’s the third Nollywood star to have …

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Oba Akiolu Briefs Press on Eyo Festival

The Oba of Lagos, His Royal Highness, Oba Rilwan Akiolu II has held a press conference at Ilupesi Square on Lagos Island to inform residents and visitors about the forthcoming Lagos@50 Eyo Festival scheduled to hold on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Represented by the Olumegbon of Lagos, Chief Fatai Lawal, …

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RIVERS HOLDS GOLDEN JUBILEE BOAT REGATTA TO PROMOTE CULTURE AND HERITAGE ▪Governor Wike sacks two Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen

The finest of Rivers riverine culture came on display on Saturday at the Port Harcourt Tourist Beach as local government areas battled for prizes during the Rivers Golden Jubilee Boat Regatta. Speaking during the event, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike sacked the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of Akuku-Toru and Ogo/Bolo Local Government …

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MoU Between NCAC, BoI To Create 200,000 Jobs – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), which makes available 300 million Naira loan for stakeholders in the Creative Industry, will create 200,000 jobs in the Sector. The Minister …

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AMBODE PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR FIRST ANNUAL DIASPORA FESTIVAL IN BADAGRY …Nigerians In Diaspora Are Proud Of You, Dabiri-Erewa Tells Gov

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday pledged his administration’s commitment to make the first Annual Diaspora Festival in Badagry a major success, adding that a master plan that would prescribe strategies and programmes to boost the potentials of the ancient town was also underway. Governor Ambode, who spoke …

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