Lagos State Government on Monday said that the six ‘Eko Theatres’ under construction across the state would be ready before the end of next year.
Joseph Alufa, the artist who carved the FESTAC `77 Ivory mask, has called on the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for artists in the country.
French President Emmanuel Macron will be joining Arab leaders to inaugurate the new Louvre Abu Dhabi in the capital of the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday evening.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, on Thursday said the preservation and promotion of the Nok artifact and other cultural materials was the responsibility of every Nigerian citizen.
The French and Japanese Embassies in Nigeria and the Institut français du Nigéria, have concluded arrangements to organise the third edition of a film festival for both countries.
American Rapper, William Roberts II, a.k.a Rick Ross, Tuface, and Techno will perform at the Calabar Carnival scheduled for December 26.
The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that his administration has commenced engagements with relevant stakeholders to ensure the return of stolen Benin artefacts.
Professional dancers from Benin Republic have urged African countries to invest more in the industry to earn additional revenue and promote cultural integration and diplomacy.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stressed the need to leverage on technology, particularly digital mapping, to boost tourism in Nigeria.
UNESCO in partnership with the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC) would mark the 40th anniversary of FESTAC 77 to push for the preservation of images captured across the globe for posterity.
Napoleon Bonaparte and Auguste Rodin are both household names in their own right. But a bust of the French emperor created by the master sculptor faded into oblivion in an American town, only to be discovered by chance.
As part of the efforts to develop tourism sites and promote tourism potential in Abia, the state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has pledged N10 million as grant for any film shot in the state.
The 17-year wait for a return to the mystical world of British author Philip Pullman's "Dark Materials" series ended Thursday with the release of "La Belle Sauvage", the first volume of a new trilogy.
A culture promoter, Mr Louis Eriomala, on Wednesday in Lagos called for inclusion of storytelling in school curricula and engagement of unemployed youths as storytellers.
The Former President of the United States, Barack Obama, has picked Artist Kehinde Wiley, known for his paintings of African-Americans to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
The last Leonardo Da Vinci painting dating from around 1500, “Salvator Mundi” — which depicts Jesus Christ as the world’s saviour, will go under the hammer next month in New York.
Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby has revealed that six Super Falcons players invited for the first leg of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Women’s Football qualifier billed for August 28 in Blida, Algeria, will not be available due to club duties.
Worried by what it described as injustice to the Urhobo nation, Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade, CHURAC, has dragged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to court over the appointment of Chief Michael Diden as Chairman of the Board of the State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC.
Japan on Friday expressed regret at South Korea’s decision to terminate a joint military intelligence-sharing deal.
An EasyJet pilot has been banned from flying holiday jets out of the UK after he told friends that he was suicidal.
The Ikare-Akoko Council of Chiefs, under the Owa-Ale of Ikare, Oba Kolapo Adegbite-Adedoyin, has expressed satisfaction with the performance of Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in the last two-and-a-half years.
The Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended three leading members for attempting to withdraw the party’s petition against Governor Ahmadu Fintiri.
Yunus Usman, counsel to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the claim that results of the February presidential election were transmitted to a server is “the greatest lie of this century”.
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it is set to transport all Nigerian pilgrims back home, beginning from Aug. 17.