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Falomo flying flotilla designers to feature in Thames Festival

Students from six schools in Lagos who designed the Flying Flotilla at the Falomo bridge are set to represent Nigeria at Thames Festival tagged, “ Rivers of the world, “ in London later this year.

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Photography: A new narrative beyond aesthetics

When Segun Olotu, the convener of the Now Collectives International Conference TNC’17 made a passionate speech towards an emerging perspective in the photography industry during the opening of the maiden edition of the world photography workshop in Lagos weekend, little did he know that a new chart and awareness beyond traditional narrative was created.

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Culture is Nigeria’s new oil – Otunba Runsewe

The new Director-General of National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe (OON), last Saturday, took a significant step in his journey and mission to reposition the country’s cultural industries as ‘Nigeria’s next oil’. That step was the National Stakeholders Meeting on Cultural Industries Forum organised by the council in Lagos.

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Sam Igbe appraisal of Nigerian Education in print

Perhaps beyond the Stone Age rhetoric that Nigeria should go back to the roots in finding her footing in all aspects of her development challenges, having been wobbling for so long, is the need to ascertain and address the key variables in the key areas of Nigeria’s knock-kneed educational status. This is so because the rhetoric appears now quite over- flogged in defining the extents and margins of prevailing issues and concerns in Nigeria’s growth and her Human Development Index with regard to inputs made over the years in education.

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