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2020 NAFEST confirms return of peace in Plateau ― Lalong

2020 NAFEST returns in Plateau ― Lalong 

Restates belief in social media regulation By Osa Amadi Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong Bako, has stated that the hosting of the 2020 Jos National Festival of Arts & Culture (NAFEST) is a confirmation that peace has been restored in the state as he also restated his conviction in the need for regulation of the
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Minister pledges to implement Creative Industry Report

Minister pledges to implement Creative Industry Report

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has received the report of the Implementation Committee for Post-COVID-19 Initiatives Committee on the Creative Industry, with a pledge to implement the recommendations. Receiving the report in his office last Thursday, the Minister assured that the Government will not disappoint the stakeholders in the Creative Industry.
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Shades of hypocrisy in Village Voices

Shades of hypocrisy in Village Voices

By Chukwuma Ajakah Renowned poet, playwright and social critic, Professor Niyi Osundare in his collection of poems, Village Voices explores diverse shades of hypocrisy in contemporary Nigeria. Written against the backdrop of the prevailing political climate during the Second Republic and the heyday of the Buhari-Idiagbon authoritarian regime, the anthology features socio-political protest poems such
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Obama’s memoir out tomorrow 

Obama’s memoir out tomorrow 

By Osa Amadi Barack Obama’s A Promised Land, due for release tomorrow, November 17, 2020, can be viewed as a continuation of the story that began in Alex Haley’s Roots (we all remember Kunta Kinte) where white vandals, in connivance with some black people as they still exist till today, broke into Africa, raped and
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Voiceless: The anguish of living in Northern Nigeria

Voiceless: The anguish of living in Northern Nigeria

By Prisca Sam-Duru In collaboration with Theatrone Media and Whitestone pictures, Native Media, a TV Production company brings to the general public, its Hausa Language feature-length film, ‘Voiceless’. The much anticipated, insurgency-inspired romantic thriller sub-titled in English, opens in cinemas across the country from 20th November 2020. Written by Jennifer Agunloye, directed by Robert Peters,
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‘Our Duke has gone mad again’ on stage for Yuletide

‘Our Duke has gone mad again’ on stage for Yuletide

By Prisca Sam-Duru Basking in the success of the production of six enthralling plays – ‘Loud Whispers’, ‘Isale Eko’, ‘Oba Esugbayi’, ‘3some’, ‘Emotan’, and ‘Aremu’, Joseph Edgar’s Duke of Shomolu Productions’ rich theatre tradition returns in December with ‘Our Duke has gone mad again’. The play, a beautifully written emotive anthology of works, is a
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The reflections of an economist in print

The reflections of an economist in print

SAGE OF GROWTH…REFLECTIONS OF A POLICY ECONOMIST first published in 2016 and reprinted in 2020 is a 208-page book written to meet the yearnings and aspirations of those who desire to equip themselves with useful information ranging from economy, socio-economy, civil society, politics,etc.by Taiwo Francis Akerele, a trained banker with World Bank experience and a
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