Thisday Newspaper News Today Friday 1st February 2019
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target=_blank>Celebrating Nigerian US-based Cinematographer
Nigerian-born cinematographer and Creative Director of Malekfotos USA, Abiola Matesun, has clinched four titles in USA to his name – two Emmy and two TELLY awards. He shares the secrets of his success and concepts to amplify the Nigerian movie industry. Rebecca Ejifoma writes Abiola Matesun, popularly known as Abi, is just your next door
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target=_blank>Conversations with Dr. Bukar Usman
Two visiting Chinese Ph.D Research Students from the Institute of African Studies, Zhenjiang Normal University in Jinhua, China namely Mr. Chen Jialei and Ms. Wang Yubo recently engaged the scholar and famed folklorist, Dr. Bukar Usman in a lengthy conversation on traditional culture and education. Here are some excerpts: We have read your book on folklore
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target=_blank>City Chronicles Opens at AAF
Yinka Olatunbosun Nestled in the serene side of Victoria Island, the African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) has thrown its doors open to welcome art lovers to its first exhibition of the year, titled, “City Chronicles,” which is a photography and video exhibition executed by two emerging artists, Kadara Enyeasi and Logor Oluwamuyiwa. Whether in still or
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target=_blank>LASG, SNA Unite for a Week Exhibition
Yinka Olatunbosun The Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture in partnership with the Lagos Chapter of the Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) will later today declare open a week exhibition titled, “Bridging the Cultural Divide.’’ Set to hold at the Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture Hall, along Awolowo Way, Ikeja, this exhibition
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target=_blank>Between Czech Government and its Nigerian Migrants
Lekan Fatodu Apparently burdened by rising and straining immigration, the government of Czech Republic, a country in Central Europe, has offered €4,000 to migrants of different nationalities in the country, including Nigerians, to help their voluntary return to their respective countries. The monetary incentive is to enable them comfortably settle upon their return home. It
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target=_blank>IREP Documentary Film Festival Set for March…
Yinka Olatunbosun From March 21 till 29, the annual documentary film feast will be served at the cultural hub, Freedom Park, Lagos and the Nigerian Film Corporation, Ikoyi as movie buffs binge on movies made to enlighten and inform. With the theme, “Storylines’’, this edition hinges of the ability to construct and reconstruct stories. No
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target=_blank>Drumming Local Support for Street Voices Initiative
Daniel Nzube writes on the recent move by Street Voices Initiative to target communities in drumming support for their candidate Little drops of water they say makes a mighty ocean. As cliche as this might sound, it has been proven nonetheless, especially with the forthcoming elections in view. Thus, as the race for who gets
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target=_blank>Nigeria’s Manufacturing Index Rises for 22nd Consecutive Month
Obinna Chima The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PM) stood at 58.5 index points in January. This indicated an expansion in the manufacturing sector for the 22nd consecutive month. According to the PMI report for January released Thursday, the index grew at a slower rate when compared to the index in the previous month. In all,
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target=_blank>Lawmakers Laud CBN’s CSR Initiatives
Nume Ekeghe Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Banking and Currency Thursday commended the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects known ‘Centre of Excellence.’ The lawmakers made the remark during the inspection of one of the on-going project at the University of Lagos. The Post Graduate School
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Guinness Nigeria Plc, one of the leading beverage and alcohol companies in Nigeria and a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, yesterday announced its unaudited results for its first half year period ended 31st December 2018. The results which were released on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), showed that profit before tax increased to […]
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