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Governor Obaseki: Why we’re building Benin Royal Museum

The governor disclosed this at a breakfast meeting with members of the Benin Dialogue Group (BDG), at Government House in Benin, Edo State.
National Museum, Ilorin, Kwara

Curator urges public to bring artefacts found on sites to museum

The curator, Kwara office of National Commission for Museums and Monuments, Mrs Bimpe Oladele, has called on the public to bring any artefact or report strange discoveries on sites to the Commission.

Lagos national museum records 42,889 visitors in 2018

The National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) Lagos branch, recorded 42, 889 visitors in 2018, up from 41,826 visitors received in 2017.

Curator tells federal government to revive national museums

Mr Raphael James, a private Curator, on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to revive all national museums across the country to attract local and international tourists.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Nigeria safer under Muhammadu Buhari

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says President Muhammadu Buhari has kept Nigeria “safer than it was before the advent of his Administration in 2015”.
Members of Latin America Motorcyclists Association (LAMA)during their visit to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in Abuja

Lai Mohammed: Visa-on-arrival policy boosts tourism

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government’s Visa-On-Arrival Policy has started yielding fruits, especially in the tourism sector which has been boosted by the policy.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bukola Saraki: Bikers tour will promote Brand Nigeria worldwide

The Senate President Bukola Saraki says the Rediscover Heritage Bikers tour of 11 states will promote the Nigerian Brand around the world.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Visa-on-arrival policy yielding results

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the federal government’s Visa-On-Arrival Policy has started yielding fruits, especially in the tourism sector which has been boosted by the policy.

Sensitisation: NOA urges partnership with MDAs on programmes, policies

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Government Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs) to take advantage of its reach to sensitised citizens on their programmes, policies and activities.

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.

What selling my father’s ‘Tutu’ artwork means to me – Ben Enwonwu’s son

Oliver Enwonwu, the son of the late artist and carver, Ben Enwonwu, on Thursday said the auctioning of Ben Enwonwu’s artwork, “Tutu” for $1.68 million in London recently would inspire many Nigerian artists into hard work and the hope of a bright future.

National museum reoganises artefacts for easy retrieval

The National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Lagos office, says its current reoganisation will give room for easy retrieval of information on the nation’s cultural artefacts.

ECOWAS partners Nigeria to safeguard heritage resources

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has extended hands of fellowship to the federal government towards the protection of county’s heritage resources.

Yobe govt to rebuild Birnin Ngazargamu, last headquarters of Kanem Borno Empire

The Yobe Government says it is rebuilding the 15th century Birnin Ngazargamu, the last headquarters of the Kanem Borno Empire under the ‘Mai’ Dynasty, to boost tourism and academic research.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Taraba: NYSC hands over three suspects with alleged fake certificates to police

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has handed over three young men, posing as graduates of tertiary institutions, caught in possession of fake certificates to the police.

HRW: Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health ’emergency’

Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch said on Friday, as lawyers announced plans to take legal action.

Police hunt for suspect linked with rape, murder of housewife in Ekiti

The Ekiti Police Command says a middle aged housewife, Mrs Bukola Olarewaju, who was found dead in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, was raped and strangulated to death by a neighbour.

Body found undecomposed 22 years after burial

The graveyard committee members were informed and they cleared the mud to find a body wrapped in white shroud. A huge crowd collected at the place as the news spread and the body was taken out.

1,000 people benefit from free surgical intervention in Lagos

No fewer than one thousand people, including children have benefited from the free surgical intervention offered by the Lagos State Government and a non-governmental organisation, BOSKOH Lagos Healthcare Mission.