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The missing main course…: A centenarian’s parting gift

ON the surface angle, when one see the title of the book The Missing Main Course of a Delicious dinner, the person’s mind will go to a special type of food but that is not the case in this piece by a centenarian Sir Daniel Uwaezuoke.

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How Zik changed the face of arts in Nigeria – Prof Oloidi

IN line with its avowed determination to encourage artistic creativity and deepen the scope of the intellectual ability of art students, the Life in My City Art Festival, LIMCAF, the largest annual gathering of artists and stakeholders of visual arts in Nigeria included the lecture series and the 2019 edition which coincided with the posthumous birthday of Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, the great Zik of Africa was dedicated to him.

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Eno Louis brings Uwaifo’s Joromi to the stage

ENO LOUIS Enobakhare is not a new name in the music industry. The Edo state born musician, author and song writer carved a niche for himself in the 70s and 80 when he joined the music industry.  He gained a solid background in traditional Edo music as a student at Edo College in Benin City and lived at Fela’s Kalakuta Republic till the army raid in 1978, when he moved to the US. On his return, he recorded  many songs, played as a guitarist and drummer, and have been promoting arts and culture at many levels.  Presently, he is working on Joromi, the evergreen song by Victor Uwaifo. Eno bared his mind on the music, arts and culture in Nigeria.

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Aino Oni Okpaku is like Susanne Wenger, art critics testify of late proprietress of Quintessence

Those who knew the proprietress of Quintessence Art Gallery Ikoyi Lagos, Chief Mrs. Aino Oni Okpaku who died in her home country Sweden on December 26, age 81, are drawing affinities between her and Susanne Wenger (1915 – 2009), the Austrian-Nigerian artist who lived a substantial part of her life in Osogbo and worshipped Orisha, a Yoruba god.

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