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Runsewe describes why some individuals desire him in prison

Otunba Segun Runsewe By Osa Amadi, Arts Editor The Director General of National Council for Art and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe, has linked his current travails to his patriotic desire to protect and defend government property owned by the National Council for Arts and Culture. Breaking: Okorochas blows hot, demands Ihedioha’s apology over slap…

La Floraison II and merging of the masters

By Osa Amadi, Arts Editor   The second edition of La Floraison (The Bloom 2) art exhibition which opened on Saturday November 30, 2019 at Alexis Galleries will run till December 6. La Floraison II parades the works of 21 renowned artists including Bruce Onobrakpeya; Bunmi Babatunde; Segun Aiyesan; Sam Ovrati (who is showing his…

In 2 years, we might be having Art X in the...

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe (right) with friends at the opening event of Art X 2019 last Friday at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. By Osa Amadi, Arts Editor The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, Friday night, at the opening event of 2019 Art…

I draw a great deal of motivation from Gabriel Okara– Hon....

By Osa Amadi, Arts Editor During the state burial given to Gabriel Okara recently in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, the Honorable Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, granted an interview to Vanguard. He spoke on the great honour the life of the late poet bequeathed to Bayelsa State, the country and the world:    •Honourable Daniel Iworiso-Markson,…

Vincent van Gogh: 5 things to understand

As the revolver with which Vincent van Gogh is believed to have shot himself goes under the hammer on Wednesday, here are five things to know about the acclaimed artist. – France: most creative period –Born to a middle-class Dutch family in 1853, Van Gogh moved to Paris in 1886, joining his brother Theo who…

Insufficiencies in democracy motivated me to propose tradocracy– Odion

By Osa Amadi-Mbonu In this interview, Odion Obumese, author of “Tradocracy: An alternative and better system of government to democracy” explains his motivations for the proposal: •Odion Obumese What inspired you to propound this new system of government you call tradocracy? I propounded Tradocracy because of the inadequacies of democracy visible in its structures and…

Improving reading culture: Octogenarian requires go back to British system of...

By Elizabeth Uwandu NIGERIA’s education system will be better improved if the country promotes reading culture and also revert to British system that included: primary, secondary, further, and higher education. This was the submission of Mrs Maureen Bakare, first Director-General of Lagos State Commission for Women.’ * Mrs Maureen Bakare(m) reading during her 81st birthday,…

The passport of Mallam Ilia’s animation motion picture underway

By Japhet Alakam “The Passport of Mallam Ilia”, the classic novel of late Nigerian literary legend, Cyprian Ekwensi, is currently being made into an animated feature film.   The 2D animated movie project is the brainchild of Magic Carpet Studios in Nigeria. Speaking on the importance of developing the novel into an animation film, the…

Obumese’s book proposes brand-new system of federal government

By Osa Mbonu Tradocracy:  An alternative and    better system of  gov-ernment to democracy is written by Odion Johnbosco Obumese, a medical scientist and author of several other books. He defines Tradocracy as a four-arm system of government meant for the well-being and progress of the people. The system is conceived to have a sovereign electoral…

Bangladesh, Egypt to take part in the Abuja Int’ l Arts...

By Osa Mbonu The latest among the long list of countries that have committed to showcasing their unique arts and crafts in the forthcoming International Arts and Crafts Expo, INAC, slated for November in Abuja is Bangladesh and Egypt. The Bangladeshi High Commissioner, his Excellency Shameed Ahsan assured the Director-General of the National Council for…

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