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Why Tinubu renamed National Theatre after Wole Soyinka

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu revealed the reason for renaming the National Arts Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos,...

Kenya floods cause postponement of fifth edition of FESTAC Africa

FESTAC Africa International, the organizers of the World Blacks and Africans Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) has said it had to postpone the...

Why Tinubu renamed National Theatre after Wole Soyinka

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu revealed the reason for renaming the National Arts Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos, after Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka in a tribute made available to the media on Friday. President Tinubu announced in a tribute he wrote to celebrate and commemorate the 90th birthday of the foremost playwright, revealing that his government deems it fit to celebrate Soyinka as national treasure while he is still alive. The tribute entitled “Professor Wole Soyinka at 90: Tribute to a national treasure...

Why Tinubu renamed National Theatre after Wole Soyinka

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu revealed the reason for renaming the National Arts Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos,...

Kenya floods cause postponement of fifth edition of FESTAC Africa

FESTAC Africa International, the organizers of the World Blacks and Africans Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) has said it had to postpone the...

USA establishes additional ‘American Corner’ in Lekki, Nigeria

...says Nigeria’s American Spaces and affiliates engaged nearly 100,000 participants in 21 cities through approximately 4,400 programs The United States has established an ‘American Corner’...

UNICEF Nigeria appoints Kate Henshaw, Cobhams, Waje, Ali Nuhu as champions for child rights

UNICEF Nigeria has proudly announced the appointment of music producers, musicians, and film actors - Cobhams Asuquo, WAJE, Kate Henshaw, and Ali Nuhu -...

Nigeria’s new culture minister promises to retrieve looted national artifacts

Nigeria's new Minister of Art, Culture and Creative Economy, Hannatu Musa Musawa, has promised to ensure the return of national artifacts, such as the...

Nigerian Government, Wole Soyinka endorse ‘Heritage Voyage of Return’ initiative

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has declared his full support for the ‘Heritage Voyage of Return’ initiative aimed...