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A Lagos-based cleric, Evangelist Felix Adunpe, yesterday called for nationwide prayer on Ikoyi Mountain so as to redeem the country from bondage.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the various court cases on the concessioning of the National Theatre complex located in Iganmu, Lagos State, were depriving the government from taking a definite action on it.
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.
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.
Fifty-six countries and nine states have indicated interest to participate in the one weeklong commemoration of FESTAC”[email protected] beginning on Nov.6 in Lagos.
The Edo State Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Osaze Osemwegie-Ero, has disclosed plans by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to revive and rebrand 58 tourist sites across the state.
Croatia advanced to the round of 16 with a stunning 3-0 victory over Argentina on Thursday.
The Federal Government paid 1.9 billion dollars as counterpart fund for GAVI Transition Plan which will run for the next 10 years, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, said on Thursday in Kano.
Zambia's mining minister Richard Musukwa announced an investigation on Thursday after 10 people died during the collapse of a mine dump in the country's copper-producing region.
Didier Deschamps has hailed Kylian Mbappe after his match-winning goal saw France into the last 16 of the World Cup with a 1-0 victory against Peru on Thursday.
Peru coach Ricardo Gareca put a brave face on his team's World Cup exit, saying his side had left a positive image but that he was sorry for their huge army of travelling fans.
The Delta state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the approval of the sack of 568 employees of the Delta Line Transport Service Limited by the state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, as a mark of the administration’s insensitivity.
Joachim Loew is facing the biggest crisis of his 12-year reign as Germany coach after the holders slipped to a shock defeat against Mexico in their World Cup opener in Russia.
The Federal Road Safety Corps says it recorded 11per cent decrease in deaths from road accident across the country during its 2018 Special Eid-el-Fitri patrol compared to 2017.
Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest-ever World Cup goal scorer at the age of 19 as his strike secured a 1-0 win for France that put them through to the round-of-16 and sent an unlucky Peru side out.
Twenty-one athletes and four officials have been selected to represent Nigeria at the forthcoming Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) U-20 Athletics Championship.