Xenophobic attacks: NANTA urges Africans to embrace love as virtue

NANTA while stating its position on the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa said the recent happenings have not been a pleasant one. The President of NANTA, Mr. Bankole Bernard while speaking on this issue said: “Initially when I saw the videos of how our people were being killed by thugs in South Africa, all I could think of was that why should Africans be destroying themselves? However, on a second thought when I took a closer look at the situation, I saw that some criminals were trying…

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House of Odùduwà unveils Mobile Musuem Sept. 7

The House of Odùduwà has disclosed that the Oduduwa Mobile Musuem Project will be unveiled on 7th September 2019 at the Brazilian Embassy in Lagos. The museum is an initiative which involves the Ọọ̀ni of Ifẹ̀, Oba Adéyẹyè Ẹniìtàn Ògúnwùsì, Ọ̀jájá II, the governments of Brazil and Cuba and over twenty other countries of the world. The whole event will last 60 days (two months) during which a number out of over 1000 awesome artefacts of African origin gathered from different parts of the world will be strategically moved from…

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Yoruba Renaissance Group commend IG, Runsewe over Bobrisky 

A social cultural organisation based in Ireland,  Yoruba Renaissance Group has commended the actions of the Inspector General of Police and director general of Nigerian Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe over their proactive measure to curtail the anti social and cultural behaviour of Idris Okuneye popularly known as Bobrisky.  In a statement signed by the convener of the group, Mr. Wale Falade of County Meath,  the group described the actions of the federal government as a timely intervention before such individual becomes a role model to the…

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Boycott tourism in South Africa and matters arising

By Frank Meke Like crawling and consuming locusts, South Africans have left no one in doubt that they are willing and have the capacity to consume and eat up anything Nigerian in their country. What their chewing locusts left, the swarming locusts has eaten and what their swarming locusts left unfinished, their crawling and consuming locusts would finish up. From their police force and the people, there is no pretending that Nigerians are endangered species and unwelcomed. They loot, burn, kill and destroy Nigerian businesses and families and unknown to…

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Campaign against moral decadence: Nigerian women commends IGP, Runsewe

The National Council of Women Society (NCWS) has commended the Inspector General of Police, Mr Muhammed Adamu and the director general of the National Council of Art and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe for spearheading the campaign against moral decadence in Nigeria. The NCWS expressed happy that their visit to the DG of NCAC has yielded positive responses from the government and the public as indicated by the actions so far taken and messages it continue to receive from well-meaning Nigerians. In a statement signed by the national president of…

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The Gambia returns to Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos

The Gambia is set to return to Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos this year. The director general of the Gambia Tourism Board, Abdoulie Hydara has confirmed that Nigeria is a very important market for Gambian tourism and that is the reason for its attendance of the Akwaaba trade fair every year. Abdoulie Hydara stated that Nigerians are known as high spenders and with the close proximity to the Gambia, it has an opportunity to penetrate fully the country’s market. In a statement signed by director marketing of Gambian Tourism…

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Ekiti makes art, culture premier priorities, set for festival of Art, culture in Dec.

Ekiti state government has promised to continue in its strive to make the interest of Art and culture premier priorities in the state. This is coming just as the State Council of Art and Culture has set the necessary machinery in motion for a successful festival of art and culture in December. It was against this background that the state Council of Art and Culture organised the first Ekiti state Art and Culture Stakeholders Forum with the theme: Art and culture for economic prosperity. Speaking during the recent stakeholders forum…

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Dubai reveals unique shopping experiences for Nigerians, others

A global shopping destination for style-setters items , Dubai is a gateway to the world’s top designers, chic boutiques, specialty and local market gems. Though some Nigerians assume that the best, latest and affordable fashion and luxury items can only be found in Western cities of Europe and the United States, unique shopping experiences and stylish mementos are also available in Dubai. In fact, you can pick up a few statement pieces or be inspired to create your own signature look in the beautiful and scenic Emirati city. Unique shopping…

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Africa-African Diaspora Tourism Association to be launched at Akwaaba in Lagos as winners emerge

Plans have been concluded to inaugurate the Africa-African Diaspora Tourism Association at 15th Akwaaba as winners emerge. The Global Tourism Association is for Tourism players in Africa and the diaspora. Meanwhile, African Travel Quarterly, (Atqnews.com), has unveiled a shortlist of Diaspora winners of the Africa Travel 100 Global personalities awards. The award recognizes personalities of African Origin, living in Africa or outside the continent, irrespective of their current citizenship or nationality that has been contributing to the development of the continent and its Diaspora in the area of Tourism and…

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NGO supports FG move to stop indecent exposure of women

A pan African non governmental  Organization (NGO) on female gender protection and advancement has commended the director general of National Council for Arts and Culture( NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe for standing up in defence of Nigerian Culture and the Respect to the dignity of the women and girl child. The Kenya based Women Arise  in Africa (WAA) organisation in a press statement, noted the seeming growth of slavish entertainment offering heavily tinted to corrupt the souls of young female persons and also paint women as slaves to mundane and unacceptable…

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