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Osinbajo, Aregbesola, others eulogise Ladi Soyode at book launch

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What Ladi has done today shows that there is a way for Nigeria to go, by writing literature, he has demonstrated that there is hope for Nigeria

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Mrs. Elo Inyeinengi

Performing arts, veritable tool for diversification-IFCOD

Nigeria’s performing arts industry holds a huge potential that can be used to effectively transform the nation’s economy and achieve greater prosperity, if properly harnessed. This was the assertion of the convener of the International Festival on Contemporary Dance (IFCOD), Mrs. Elo Inyeinengi-Etomi, while speaking on Friday about the event billed to hold in Port-Harcourt from 4th to 8th October, 2016.

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• Gala Day under the River IB by Bruce Onobrakpeya

Bruce Onobrakpeya’s Harmattan Workshop exhibition turns LCA into museum

Lagos Court of Arbitration, (LCA) has always been a busy place with people who visit the three storey building in Lekki Phase 1 Lagos for the resolution of commercial disputes via arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. But the centre was turned to a museum of sort as all the floors were filled with various types of artworks courtesy of a historic exhibition by one of Africa’s most respected artists, Professor Bruce Onobrakpeya and his Harmattan workshop.

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Harvest of stars as National troupe ends 2016 Creative Station

A local adage says that “whenever a masquerade finishes dressing, it makes a noise” and that was what happened recently at the Banquet Hall of the National Theatre, Lagos, when the products of the 7th edition of the Children and Teens Creative Station came out and made a noise, and it was not just an ordinary noise, but a loud noise that caught the attention of people from all walks of life, especially children who came for the much publicized command performance of The Dented Anthill, a play directed by Peter Badejo.

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Professor Isidore Okpewho buried in the U.S

The family of Africa’s foremost scholar of Oral Literature and award-winning novelist Prof. Isidore Okpewho who died on September 4th, 2016 last week announced arrangements for his final rite of passage. The prolific author of over a dozen books and scores of academic articles was buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, New Jersey, United States of America on Saturday, September 17.

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Wish for it? Pray for it, Scriptures for Parents;Wish for it? Pray for it, Scriptures for Husbands; Wish for it? Pray for it, Scriptures for Wives. Folorunso Alakija;  Nigeria; 2016; PP.148

Folorunso Alakija’s trinity verses reveals secret of her success

The holy Bible is described as the highest sold book all over the world. It is a book that has all the answers to the myraids of problems ravaging mankind. In it there are lots of promises by God, of which if well assessed man will be better, but the problem is its usage. Many people do not know where to go when they have one need or the other, corroborating what prophet Hosea in chapter 4 :6, “that my people are destroyed for lack of knowledge”.

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Swamiji and Art of living

Swami Shivapad, fondly known as Swamiji, is a dedicated yoga and meditation teacher who has devoted his life to the upliftment and betterment of society. Swamiji who started his art life at a tender age by usually sitting alone, observing nature and introspecting into the purpose of life, has been teaching various programs from The Art of Living extensively across India through to the remote areas of the north eastern states, as well as abroad.

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