Board mulls tourism village in Ibadan – Official

The Oyo State Tourism Board said has said that the state government would soon build a tourism village as part of efforts to boost tourism in the state. Mr Gabriel Asaolu, the General Manager of the board, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan. He said that the village would be sited at the premises of the board in More...

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By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Four Nigerian Poets Make World Poetry Anthology

The works of four Nigerian poets have been chosen for inclusion in a forthcoming publication titled: The Second Genesis: An Anthology of Contemporary World Poetry. The poets are Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, Uzor More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Waiting for godot

FROM THE LIVE STAGE with Patrick-Jude Oteh 0803 700 0496, 0805 953 5215 (SMS only) ESTRAGON: I’m going. POZZO: What was it exactly you wanted to know? VLADIMIR: Why he – POZZO: Don’t interrupt me! …..If More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Democratic Interface: Memoirs of a Political Reporter

FRCN seasoned correspondent, Gbenga Onayiga, captures some remarkable moments in Nigeria’s quest for democracy in his 250- page book prelude to his retirement after 35 years of service. Nigerian journalists are More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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The Lion and the Jewel opens in Abuja

FROM THE LIVE STAGE with Patrick-Jude Oteh 0803 700 0496, 0805 953 5215 (SMS only) It has been a very interesting year. With eight different performances and the year is just starting. This is the only way to More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Trio for Abuja literary event

Two writers, Iresiri Samson and Yinka Olagbile, and a musician, Zainab Sule, will share the spotlight on the platform of the Abuja Writers’ Forum’s March 29 edition of the popular Guest Writer Session. Kukogho More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Book 6 of ‘Rediscovering The Qur’an’ out in October

By Samira Sadiq The 6th Book of an Islamic publication, ‘Rediscovering The Qur’an,’ will soon be ready. As a matter of fact, it is expected to be out in October, 2014. Its author, Engineer Abubakar A. Fari, More...

By Peoples Daily On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Stone country

FROM THE LIVE STAGE with Patrick-Jude Oteh 0803 700 0496, 0805 953 5215 (SMS only) If I am not mistaken, this was the name of a musical group in the 1960’s led by a mailman who played music in his spare time. More...

By Peoplesd On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Boosting Nigeria’s development via arts, culture and tourism

By Nkiru Ifeajuna   By most accounts, Nigeria’s mono-product economy, which is largely dependent on crude oil, is not the best. Economic experts insist that tangible efforts should be made to reduce the country’s More...

By Peoplesd On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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London art market buzzing after Christie’s contemporary art sale

By Julia Fioretti   The high-end art market passed another resilience test this week when Christie’s fetched 124 million pounds ($206 million) for contemporary artworks at an evening auction in London, the More...