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Olusegun Runsewe

Otunba Runsewe: Lekki naked dance negates Nigerian culture

Still on the video which went viral over the weekend of some girls seen dancing naked, which musician Tekno noted was not to promote any negativity, Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has thrown his weight behind Lagos government decision to fish out brains behind the Lekki public naked dance, saying the show negates the beauty of Nigerian culture and way of life.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN to award degree in Arabic, Philosophy, 3 Nigerian languages

The Senate and Management of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), have approved degree programme in three major Nigerian languages as part of efforts to impact national integration in Nigeria.
This picture of Jide Macaulay was grabbed on July 13 from Too Gay for God?, a documentary by BBC. BBC-GUARDIAN-SCREENGRAB

Nigerian gay priest in Church of England pushes for marriage with his partner

As a priest, the Church allows Jide Macaulay to be gay. But an outright marriage to his partner is not permitted. He can live with him in a celibate relationship but cannot get married in the church. He risks losing his job in the Church if he does.
Mr Marcelino Ansorena, Ambassador of Spain to Nigeria, in Abuja said that the concert was organised in commemoration of this year’s Rhonda International Guitar Festival.

Spain to strengthen cultural relations with Nigeria

The Embassy of Spain in Nigeria on Thursday night hosted the Spanish guitar musical concert aimed to strengthen ties between Spanish and the Nigerian culture.
Olusegun Runsewe

Olusegun Runsewe: NCAC determined to preserve, promote Nigerian arts

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) will continue to preserve and promote Nigerian arts and culture as part of world heritage.

Aruna Quadri promotes Nigerian culture in ITTF new promo

Apart from making the country proud on the table, Aruna Quadri has become Nigerian culture promoter in the new promo released by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for the 2019 World Championship holding in Budapest, Hungary.
Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalong

Solomon Dalung: Nigerians acquire social vices from foreign cultures

Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Hon. Solomon Dalung, said Nigerians acquired social vices like corruption and drug abuse from foreign cultures.
Mikel Obi & Olga Diyachenko

Mikel Obi’s partner wants Nigerian culture for their twins

Super Eagles John Mikel Obi‘s Russian partner Olga Diyachenko, has revealed her love for Nigerian Culture and hope the couple’s twin could adopt the culture when they have come of age.
Nollywood artistes and their fans celebrated the 2018 edition of the prestigious Nollywood New Yam Festival, amid glitz and glamour, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Artistes, fans celebrate Nollywood New Yam festival in FCT

Nollywood artistes and their fans celebrated the 2018 edition of the prestigious Nollywood New Yam Festival, amid glitz and glamour, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Felabration: Foreign tourists express enthusiasm for Nigerian culture

Some Foreign tourists at the ongoing 2018 Felabration on Tuesday expressed their interest to learn more about Nigerian culture.
Chinese Cultural Centre

Official: Chinese cultural centre to deepen exchange with Nigeria

The Deputy Director Chinese Cultural Centre, Abuja, Ms Linda Jia Xiaoling, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Centre to deepen cultural exchange with Nigeria.
Disney

Nigerians react to Disney Nigerian fairy-tale movie ‘Princess Sade’

Some Nigerians on Wednesday in Abuja commended the new Disney Nigerian fairy-tale princess called `Sade’, presently being produced by Rick Famuyiwa and Co-written by Ola Shokunbi.

NYSC: Cultural interaction can foster national unity

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra says knowledge and respect for the culture of the various ethnic groups in the country can foster greater unity among Nigerians.

NICO establishes cultural clubs in schools

The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) says it has established cultural clubs in schools across the country as part of its catch-them-young initiative.

FRC: 2018 corporate governance code will attract foreign investments

The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) has expressed the hope that the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance 2018 will promote ease of doing business; attract local and foreign investments into the country.
Stella Etta of Nigeria Women Association of Georgia (NWAG)

500 students get US women scholarship

Nigeria Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) has awarded scholarships to 506 female college students and shipped medical supplies worth $2 million to Nigeria.

Lai Muhammed: We will sell our tourism with culture, music

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, promised to ‘suffocate’ delegates to the just-concluded 61st United Nations World Tourism Organisation, UNWTO, Commission for Africa (CAF) conference held in Abuja with the best of Nigerian culture.

Central bank restates N50,000 fine on sale, squeezing, spraying of Naira

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again called on Nigerians to handle the Naira with care, restating that the N50,000 fine on abuse of the currency stands.

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Death of 17 Kwara admission seekers painful, preventable – governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday lamented the death of 17 students in an auto crash on their way back to the state from Kano, describing the incident as a painful one that could have been prevented.
President Buhari commissions New Terminal Building of Abuja International Airport on 20th December 2018-9

ANAP: We’ll resist planned concession of major airports

The Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) on Sunday said that aviation unions would continue to kick against planned concession of some major airports across the country by the Federal Government.
Benedict Ayade

Cross River: Communal crisis impeding our development – governor

The Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has deplored the upsurge in communal crisis in the state, stressing that this menace has been impeding the development.
Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.

Nigeria striker Ajibade’s assist key in Avaldsnes win over Roa

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Pope Francis on March 30 addressed the people, authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in the Moroccan capital, Rabat.

Pope urges Amazon fires to be put out, calls for prayers

The world must work together to extinguish the fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis said in his weekly address to thousands of people gathered in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday.