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National Museum Lagos records 17,656 visitors

The Lagos office of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments said on Thursday that it hosted 17,656 visitors in the first quarter of the year.

#MeToo: Female Hollywood stars to protest on Cannes red carpet

Around 100 top actresses and female film directors will stage a protest on the red carpet at the Cannes film festival to support the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, the organisers said Monday.

Flavour, Mafikizolo to perform at the Dome re-opening

All is set for the re-opening of the Dome entertainment center, Abuja, which prides itself as the prime entertainment and leisure hub in Abuja, after being shut down for several years for upgrade.

Lai Mohammed: Nigeria has taken its pride of place in UNWTO

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says Nigeria has taken its pride of place in the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

Ooni of Ife to embark on 10-day historical visit to Brazil

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, will embark on a 10-day historical visit to Brazil in June to strengthen the cultural ties between both countries.

Dbanj launches script writing platform for actors

Music star, Oladapo Oyebanji, a.k.a Dbanj, on Wednesday, said that a platform for Nigerian talented actors to showcase their scripts for sponsorship would be launched May 1.

Governor Amosun: Ogun drum festival self sustaining

The Governor of Ogun State, has said that the recently concluded Drum Festival, hosted by the state, generated a lot of income for both Ogun indigenes and the state government.

Jos carnival village will create jobs for youths – commissioner

The Plateau State Government says the Jos carnival village will create massive business opportunities for youths and reduce nefarious acts.

Lagos to unveil new Gani Fawehinmi statue Sunday

The Lagos State Government is set to unveil a new statue of Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, at the beautiful park in Ojota which is named after the late legal luminary and human rights advocate on Sunday.

African Drums Festival to unite all Africans – commissioner

The Ogun Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr Muyiwa Ladipo, has said that the African Drums Festival is designed to unite Nigerians and Africans.

Lagos set to unveil new statue for Gani Fawehinmi

The Lagos State Government will this Sunday, April 22 2018 unveil a new statue of Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, sited at the beautiful park in Ojota which is named after the late legal luminary and human rights advocate.

Kendrick Lamar grabs 15 Billboard awards nominations

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards nominations were released on Tuesday and Pulitzer-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar earned 15 nods.

COSON crisis: You will be disgraced like Robert Mugabe – Audu Maikori tells Tony...

Audu Maikori, a director on the board of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), has urged Tony Okoroji to let go of power to avoid being “disgraced” like Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe.

UNWTO-CAF: We’ll showcase Lagos tourism to the world – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government, on Thursday, said that it has concluded plans to use its hosting right of the 61st edition of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)/ Commission for Africa (CAF) Meeting to showcase the culture and tourism potentials of Lagos and Nigeria in general.

NCAC chief applauds Edo on culture clubs in schools

The director general of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, has commended Edo State Government for the patriotic initiative of introducing culture clubs in public schools in the State.

North Korea opens international music contest in Pyongyang

North Korea opened an international music competition in Pyongyang on Thursday according to the state media.

Saudi’s first cinema to open on April 18

Saudi Arabia’s first cinema in over three decades will open on April 18 in Riyadh, authorities said Wednesday, after a ban was lifted last year as part of a far-reaching liberalisation drive.

Yobe government to unveil 8,500-year-old canoe at exhibition

The Yobe government on Wednesday said it would soon unveil the 8,500-year-old Dufana canoe, Africa’s oldest and world’s third oldest water craft, for public exhibition.

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Senator Olujimi renews fight with Governor Fayose

Senator Abiodun Olujimi, the Senate Deputy Minority Whip, has expressed concern over the “declining fortunes” of her party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ekiti State.

Presidency: PDP kept EFCC, ICPC as toys in the past

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said though the PDP founded anti-corruption agencies of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), they had intended to keep them as toys or bulldogs which teeth had been removed.

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas remains in hospital: officials

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas remained in hospital Monday, a spokeswoman said, a day after being admitted with complications following an ear operation.

Flying Eagles get a month’s break ahead U20 AFCON playoff against Mauritania

Nigeria U20s, the Flying Eagles, have broken training camp and will resume after a month, officials said.

Vice President Osinbajo urges Nigerians to do things differently to move nation forward

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to imbibe the principles of creativity, innovation and hard work for the development of the country.