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Nigerian National Anthem

Arise, O compatriots, Nigeria’s call obey. To serve our fatherland. With love and strength and faith. The labour of our heroes past… Here’s Nigerian National Anthem. Read more…

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Nigeria Arts, Crafts, Culture

Joke Silva to Feature at WIPO Event

The programme includes lectures on intellectual property, exhibition of innovative products, quiz competition, drama performance, and presentation of awards to Nigerian female inventors and creators such as screen star, Joke Silva, 1980s ‘Nigeria go Survive’ fame, Veno Marioghae-Mbanefo, dance queen, Kaffy and Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye. Read more…

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About Lagos Theatre Festival (LTF)

Lagos Theatre Festival founded by British Council in 2013, is a festival to present performing arts from Nigeria and the UK every February in Lagos. It has a part focus on presenting site specific work. Read more about the Lagos Theatre Festival. Read more…

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Lagos Theatre Festival ‘Among Top 20 in The World’

“Lagos Theatre Festival was listed alongside other festivals such as Edinburgh Fringe, Galway International Arts Festival and London International Festival of Theatre amongst some others. This is good news for us.” Read more about the “Lagos Theatre Festival”. Read more…

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Nigeria Arts, Crafts, Culture

Visiting Nigeria: What You Need to Know About Nigerian Clothing

Nigeria is warm all-year, except for the occasional harmattan chill and some frigid temperatures on elevated areas like Jos and Pankshin in Plateau State and Obudu in Cross River State. Pack light cotton-based, comfortable clothing and a hat or cap and pairs of sandals for casual pursuits. No provocative dressing, please especially in the north or in the villages. Read more…

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Nigeria Arts, Crafts, Culture

First ‘Textile Museum’ Opened in Nigeria

The proposed facility is the initiative of a renowned artist, Nike Okundaye, whose career of over 40 years has been on textile art. “We have just been able to complete payment for our six acres of land in Abuja, on which we plan to build an Art Village,” Chief Reuben Okundaye disclosed at Nike Art Centre. The Art Village, he assured, will have “a Textile Museum for my wife’s over two thousand collections.” Read more…

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Traditional Art of Nigeria: What You Need to Know

Archaeologists in Nigeria have found a tradition of sculpture that dates to at least 500 B.C. Statues and figurines made of ceramic, bronze, terra cotta and brass have been found in Nigeria. Bronze casting is a traditional art found mostly in the southwestern area of the country. Nigerian bronze-work often is used to depict striking lifelike statues and masks. Read more…