The Lagos State Government on Thursday urged residents to be thankful to Almighty God for His guidance and protection during the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Lagos State, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, gave the advice during the 14th Edition of the Christmas Carol Service of Nine...
The Director General, Nigeria Copyright Commission (NCC), Mr  John Asien, says the commission would focus more on the enforcement of copyright laws as from 2021. Asien told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN,) on the sidelines of the just concluded 39th International Convention of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA)...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has formally received the repatriated Ife Terracotta from his Foreign Affairs counterpart, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, in company of the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Nigeria, Mr. Harry van Dijk. While receiving the artifact in his office in Abuja...
Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada, better known as Kenzo, who created his label in Paris in the 1970s, died on Sunday, the brand that still carries his name said. Aged 81, Takada died of complications linked to COVID-19 at the American Hospital of Paris in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a residential suburb on...
Anthony Oluwabiyi, Executive Director, Theatre Centrik, on Saturday said the rich cultural and historical values of Lagos will be exhibited on stage play and online on December 2020 to uphold the state’s beautiful culture. Oluwabiyi, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos,...
More lights are being thrown into the reported ‘secret wedding’ between the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouk and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar which took place recently.PRNigeria gathered from reliable family sources that the marriage plans had been in...
After video of a lad begging his mother for mercy as she was about to discipline him for a misdemeanour went viral two days ago, the Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu has requested to meet the lad. Sanwo-Olu took to his Twitter page to implore Lagosians on the need...
Barely 24 hours after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accused a mob which desecrated the palace of a royal father on Saturday as being sponsored by the All Progressives Congress (APC), pictures have gone viral of the suspended national chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, kneeling before the...
UNESCO must be notified of any change in the status of Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia museum and the changes may have to be reviewed by its World Heritage committee, the United Nation’s cultural body said on Thursday. Turkey’s top administrative court is likely to announce on Friday that the 1934...
Six people have been arrested in France over the theft of an artwork by the British street artist Banksy that was stolen from the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, a judicial source said on Saturday. The mural, which shows a veiled female figure staring mournfully downwards, was found at a...
Tribute to A Great Man: Senator Abiola Ajimobi We Shall Always Remember You Former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, passed away today. With his departure, Nigeria has lost an outstanding statesman and one of its most able politicians. Our party, the All Progressives Congress, has lost one of its...
 Parents have been advised to ensure their children are safe from the Coronavirus by insisting on precautions and others. The queen of Apomuland (Isokan LGA, Osun State), Olori Janet Afolabi, gave this advice when she donated face masks and cartons of instant noodles to indigent children in her immediate community,...
Nigerians have replied actress and wife of singer Banky W,Adesua-Wellington,telling her that local Yoruba soup,'Gbegiri',is not trash. The actress had come under fire after lighting Twitter up with the statement "gbegiri is trash,I only ate it with amalia under peer pressure",calling it "an over-rated soup". She tweeted: “I’ve decided that...
Director-general, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, on Thursday advised Nigerian youths to embrace the nation’s rich culture and its opportunities for wealth creation. Runsewe was speaking in Lagos against the back-drop of the World Culture Day, celebrated annually on May 21. He said that Nigeria was...
As part of moves to reposition the nation’s economy post the Coronavirus era, the Minister of Information & Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, performed the virtual inauguration of the Post-COVID-19 Initiatives Committee for the Creative Industry, calling on all members of the industry to support the committee in...
The Higher Organizing Committee of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) has announced that the 18th edition of the exhibition, initially scheduled to hold between 29th September and 3rd October 2020, has been rescheduled for September 2021, with the theme ‘Sustainability and Heritage… A Reborn Aspiration’. The 18th...
The Niger chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has lauded the state government’s order suspending Sunday service as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). Rev. Mathias Echioda, the state CAN chairman made this known on Saturday during an interview with News Agency of...