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Africa Magic provides platform for the African story – Segun Fayose

 By Mcphilip Nwachukwu  & Benjamin Njoku Segun Fayose is the HOD, Corporate Communication, Multichoice Nigeria, the owners of M-net Africa. In this interview, he spoke about activities of Multichoice; and especially, about  M-net Channel, its programmes and the controversial creation of Hausa and Yoruba Channels to the exclusion of other language viewers. He spoke to Sunday Arts.
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Another memo on the National Theatre…

For any one who has been following the drama going on around the nation’s culture house, the National Theatre Iganmu ,specifically as it concerns the attempt to recall the erstwhile General Manager Mallam Kabir Yusuf Yar’ Adua following barrage of letters of complaints to the Presidency coupled with series of protests carried out against him by some members of the Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Employees, (AUPCTRE) one would easily conclude that there is no longer room for a come back for the embattled Parastatal Director

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Marriage of love, nature & anthropology at Iroko Art Exhibition

Recently, Iroko Arts & Lifestyle, an organization founded by Theresa Ijeomah Nadorp and Oluwatosin Onile-Ere Rotimi, held a one-week exhibition in Maitama, Abuja, with a collector’s catalogue of fifty years of Nigerian Arts—cutting through generations of artists, from the legendary sculptor, Ben Enwonwu to modern artists like Sam Ovraiti and Tayo Omorin.

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We now have our own kind of romance, the romance of violence… Afejuku

Tony Esijolomi Afejuku, Professor of English and Literature, University of Benin; Poet and Critic; former National Treasurer, Association of Nigerian Authors; former Chairman, Association of Nigerian Authors, Edo-Delta Branch; former Vice Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities, Uniben Branch; frontline Itsekiri Activist in this interview with arts editor, McPhilips Nwachukwu examined the socio-cultural violence in the region of the Niger Delta and by extension, the entire nation. Speaking from the stand point of a poet and culture scholar, he spoke as frankly as ever.

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Easter artecles at Artfest

Femi Art Warehouse an art promoting outfit in its efforts geared towards taking Arts to the next level during the last Easter holidays organised an art exhibition tagged; Easter Artfest. The four day programme with the theme: Promoting African Art and Cultural Heritage kicked off on 2nd of April and ended on the 5th at Muri Okunola Park in Victoria Island.

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Whip not the weeping child

The high rate of child abuse and corporal punishment in the country has been attributed to lack of awareness on the part of the government, parents, guardians and teachers. Despite the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, many States and not only in Africa still use corporal punishment as the only way to disciplining children.

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