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With Afrosonics, Dayo Ayodele Explores Universality of Music

After a long sojourn in the United States with a successful career in music, founder of popular Afro-Indie band Afrosonic Dayo Ayodele breezed into town recently for several outings including the grandly celebrated 50th birthday of Joke Bakare wife of business mogul Muyiwa Bakare at the Pearl Towers Eko Atlantic Lagos. Even though not physically […]
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Crunch talks as Mugabe and generals thrash out his exit

Zimbabwean army generals will pile further pressure on President Robert Mugabe to resign Sunday after tens of thousands of overjoyed protesters celebrated the apparent end of his 37-year regime. Mugabe’s hold on power was broken this week when the military took over in a dispute over who would succeed the 93-year-old president, the world’s oldest […]
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Da Vinci’s Painting Astronomical Sale Puzzles the Art World

Most art works are usually auctioned based on their artistic work and beauty but the sky-high sale of Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’-an image of Christ in an embroidered blue robe, holding an orb in his left hand- recently has raised eyebrows. And there are good reasons to be puzzled. First, the painting‘s authenticity has […]
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It’s 37 Days to Christmas!It’s 37 Days to Christmas!

A six-year old tradition of lighting up the public space by one of Nigeria’s leading banks, Zenith Bank, was relived last Friday at the Eko Hotel Roundabout, Victoria Island, Lagos. The official commissioning was witnessed by top management staff of the bank, media as well as passersby, grinding the city to a halt, as the […]
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CARRIE UNDERWOOD, JOHN LEGEND TO CO-HOST THE GRAMMYS GREATEST STORIES

Multi-Grammy award winners John Legend and Carrie Underwood will co-host “Grammys Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special,” an all-encompassing retrospective packed with epic moments from the past 59 years of Grammy history, including new anecdotes directly from the artists on how their Grammy performances came to be. The one-of-a-kind broadcast event will feature rare archival […]
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THOUGHT PYRAMID’S TRAIL OF FAME

A previous stint as a gallery attendant in the old Nimbus Art Centre, Lagos stood Jeff Ajueshi in good stead to establish the Thought Pyramid Art Centre a decade ago in Abuja. This year, the gallery has begun operations in Lagos from a prime location in the South West Ikoyi neighbourhood. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke Mornings at […]
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Why I do not agree with IPOB

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A Collector’s Passion: a Note on Dr. Okey Anueyiagu

Art collectors everywhere collect for a variety of reasons. While some collect out of sheer passion, others collect for economic and political reasons. Although it is obvious that a number of emergent young art collectors in Nigeria are driven by the economics of art, Dr. Anueyiagu belongs to the older and more experienced breed on […]
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Agba, Feldman and Oroko for AWF’s November Guest Writer Session

The Abuja Writers Forum (AWF) hosts Goddy Jedy Agba, Guy Feldman and Ausin Oroko the November 25 edition of the Guest Writer Session which holds at Nanet Suites, Cental Business District, Abuja from 4pm. Goddy Jedy Agba was born on August 20, 1958 to Uti J. D. Agba and Gertrude Agba. His father , Uti […]
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LABAF’s Play Back on History

History was nicely sold to a gathering mostly made up of students recently at the Freedom Park, Lagos when the organisers of Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) screened a documentary movie on D.O. Fagunwa. Directed by Femi Odugbemi, the documentary movie was based on the writing career of one of the leading fathers of […]
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Moses, Four others Shortlisted for BBC African Footballer of the Year

Voting for the BBC African Footballer of the Year is now open as Nigeria’s Victor Moses along with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon), Naby Keita (Guinea), Sadio Mane (Senegal), and Mohamed Salah (Egypt) were revealed as the five names to vie for the award. The past season has been a breakthrough one for Moses who finally nailed […]
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Port Harcourt Introduces Night Golf

Mohamed Salah may have scored over a century of goals but he will forever be remembered in Egypt for just one – the late strike against Congo in October that took the Pharaohs to their first World Cup in over a quarter of a century. Egypt – African champions a record seven times – had […]
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With Proposed Borrowing, States’ External Loans to Increase by 40%

10 states proposed loans, 7 approved, 3 awaiting approval Current annual debt service ratio about 2.7% Fresh loans at concessionary rates Kunle Aderinokun Barring any last minute change on approval of new borrowing, the total external loans contracted by the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory are estimated to increase by 39.65 per cent, […]
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Anambra on Tenterhooks as Governorship Poll Result is Delayed

Despite early conclusion of collation at polling units, state collation centre yet to receive result as at 4am today Election largely peaceful, large voter turnout in spite of IPOB’s threat Onyebuchi Ezigbo, Christopher Isiguzo, David Eleke and Amby Uneze in Awka The people of Anambra State went to bed last night with bated breath following the […]
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Senate Awaits Presidential Nominees for Ministers

List expected as early as this week Olawale Olaleye If things go according to plan, President Muhammadu Buhari would present a list of his new cabinet members to the Senate this week for approval, a principal officer of the National Assembly disclosed to THISDAY last night. Buhari had recently hinted at a possible cabinet expansion […]
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