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Photography is big business – Segun Olotu

Bayo Omoboriowo inspires me a lot. Bayo has inspired and is still inspiring most of us. It has got to the point that if I need advice, the first person I call is Bayo. He has made impact in the lives of many photographers in Nigeria, and he has inspired me to do more. I also look up to George Oshodi, TY Bello, and a number of others.

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The creative industry cannot survive with strong regulation – Lai Mohammed

Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has submitted, based on the discussions during the 2-day Creative Nigeria Summit that the creative industry cannot survive with stringent regulations nor can it survive without strong collaboration with intellectual property lawyers, IT experts, and financiers. The minister made this submission while addressing a press conference at the end of the 2-day summit which held at Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos.

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Sanusi, Kukah, others, grace Kaduna Book fair

The inaugural edition of Kaduna Book & Arts Festival, KABAFEST will hold at Gusau Institute, Kaduna state from 5-8 July 2017. KABAFEST will celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Northern Nigeria, harness the passion of local creativity, and bring together some of the finest contemporary writers, artists, filmmakers, poets and thinkers, to Kaduna.

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Artists search for true identity

A group exhibition tagged Identity, curated by Ekemelu Nnoli, CEO, Denk Spaces and Udemma Chukwuma featuring 25 remarkable paintings, drawings, mixed media and sculptures by five contemporary Nigerian artists, will open on July 9, at Denk Spaces, 13, Uyo Crescent, off Emeka Anyaoku Street, Area 11, Garki, Abuja, and will run till July 30, 2017.

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