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Tackling women issues with art installation 1

Tackling women issues with art installation

By Prisca Sam-Duru As part of efforts to tackle issues revolving round gender-based violence, celebrated Nigerian poet, Wana Udobang is set to open her latest exhibition titled, “Dirty Laundry”. The show which holds from 28th April to 30th April, 2022, at Whitespace Ikoyi, Lagos is in collaboration with Ford Foundation, the global, grant-bestowing philanthropy that …

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Life in Taiwo’s Crazy City 4

Life in Taiwo’s Crazy City

By Chukwuma Ajakah IN his new collection of poems titled Crazy City, prolific writer, Tosin Cash Taiwo, unveils unsavoury happenings in a contemporary society. Crazy City exposes ear-tingling acts that are inimical to the realisation of individual aspirations and societal goals. The anthology published by SCLK (2022) embodies introspections on diverse spheres of life as …

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Art of activism: 3 artists declare for Twenty Twenty-Three 7

Art of activism: 3 artists declare for Twenty Twenty-Three

By Osa Mbonu-Amadi, Arts Editor BOB-NOSA Uwagboe, Habeeb Andu and Uche Uzorka are artists whose strokes, shades and lines on canvas take a spot on the landscape of activism as politicking peaks towards the much-anticipated 2023 general elections in Nigeria. Titled: Twenty Twenty-Three, the artists’ group exhibition of paintings, which opens on April 30 and …

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Dialogue between artist’s timeless pieces 10

Dialogue between artist’s timeless pieces

By Prisca Sam-Duru DELTA state-born artist, Kainebi Osahenye who studied at the Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi and Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, is one of Nigeria’s leading visual artists. Majoring in painting, Osahenye who received a Master’s of Fine Arts (MFA) from the Goldsmiths, University of London, UK,  has continued to work across a variety of …

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Nigerians abandon elaborate kids birthday parties as prices spike up 13

Nigerians abandon elaborate kids birthday parties as prices spike up

By Elizabeth Adegbesan Elaborate children’s birthday parties are fun filled events any kid would not want to miss. Filled with excitement and anxiety of showing off their latest outfits, they look forward to these days with pleasure. In modern day Nigeria, an average family organises children’s birthday party, especially that of a child in its …

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NDLEA nabs suspected drug baron behind N3billion Tramadol linked to Abba Kyari’s team 16

NDLEA nabs suspected drug baron behind N3billion Tramadol linked to Abba Kyari’s team

. By: Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja. The billionaire drug baron behind the N3billion Tramadol deal involving the embattled suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Abba Kyari-led Intelligence Response Team, IRT, Chief Afam Mallinson Emmanuel Ukatu has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. After months of surveillance and evading arrest, …

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NDLEA nabs drug baron behind N3billion Tramadol linked to Abba Kyari’s team

. By: Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja. The billionaire drug baron behind the N3billion Tramadol deal involving the embattled suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Abba Kyari-led Intelligence Response Team, IRT, Chief Afam Mallinson Emmanuel Ukatu has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA. After months of surveillance and evading arrest, …

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Driver jailed 1 month for stealing 14 cartons of  ‘Indomie’ noodles

. An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Monday sentenced a 21-year-old driver, Kenneth Divine, to one-month imprisonment for stealing 14 cartons of ”Indomie” noodles worth N48,300. The police charged Divine, alongside Joel Olawale,34, with two counts of conspiracy and theft. Delivering ruling, Magistrate A .O. Adeyemi, sentenced the convict to one-month imprisonment, after he …

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