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The Ojude Oba Competition is an annual competition celebrated by the Yoruba folks of Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. It’s a vibrant competition that showcases the wealthy tradition and heritage of the Ijebu folks. The competition takes place on the second day of Eid-el-Kabir, the Islamic competition of sacrifice. It was based in the course of the reign of the Awujale of Ijebu-Ode, Oba Adesimbo Tunwase (ABOKI). He dominated Ijebu from February 1886 to 1895. He’s the forty seventh Awujale of Ijebu Ode. Throughout his reign, he gave land to the Muslims for his or her annual Eid prayers. After this, the…

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By Adebola Feyikemi Adedokun THE museum has efficiently empowered ladies, particularly ladies with particular wants, policewomen, market ladies, profession ladies and ladies in politics, amongst others, via its academic providers and coaching. This observe report of success conjures up confidence within the proposed method of utilizing cultural heritage as a car for entrepreneurship. It should be stated that regardless of all efforts by the competent authorities to empower them, ladies usually face extreme socio-economic challenges. To attain this aim, particularly within the present financial actuality, museum professionals suggest to make use of cultural heritage as a method of entrepreneurship. Cultural…

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The Kebbi State Authorities in its decided efforts in all spheres of transformation together with the promotion of tradition and custom, has launched a vibrant exhibition of cultural artwork from varied ethnic teams residing within the state, with the goal of strengthening the unity of the individuals. The State Commissioner for Data and Tradition, Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed Birnin Kebbi, whose workplace organised the occasion dubbed “First Unity Cultural Competition” held on Wednesday on the Haliru Abdu Stadium, Birnin Kebbi, said that Governor Nasiru laid emphasis on growing tradition for social cohesion, unity and financial development of the state. In line…

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Nigeria's Minister of Arts, Tradition and Inventive Economic system, Advocate Hannatu Musa Musawa, praised the cultural change between Nigeria and Spain, highlighting the shared historical past and artistic expressions that unite the 2 international locations. The minister made this announcement in Abuja throughout the unveiling of the exhibition 'Blue Africa: Tales Woven in Indigo' on the Nike Artwork Gallery. The exhibition, coordinated by the Embassy of Spain, Nigeria, in collaboration with the Nationwide Museum of Anthropology and Mamah Gallery Spain, the Federal Ministry of Arts, Tradition and Inventive Economic system and the Nike Arts Gallery in Nigeria, Abuja, showcased the…

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Though the eminent scholar, playwright, poet and humanist would have most popular a quiet celebration, his colleagues determined in any other case. YOU don't flip 90 and anticipate the event to move quietly, particularly if you find yourself Africa's first Nobel Peace Prize winner, a humanist, a job mannequin, a thorn within the aspect of dictators and a beacon of hope for humanity. To cite the late US Congressman John Lewis, you may't have “good issues, essential issues” to save lots of the soul of Nigeria and never be loudly celebrated. As we strategy his ninetieth birthday on Saturday, July…

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The Worldwide Council for the Ifa Faith (ICIR) has responded to an announcement by Oba Abdulrashed Akanbi, Oluwo Palace, Iwo, which stated idolatry isn’t a part of the Yoruba tradition. The organisation in an announcement made accessible to journalists and signed by the Chairman, Dr Fayemi Fatunde Fakayode, stated there may be an pressing want for the standard ruler to relearn the historical past of the Yoruba in order that he and his leaders can confirm the true story behind the event of the tradition, custom and faith of the Yoruba folks. Fakayode stated it’s unlucky that Oba Abdulrashed, who…

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The deaths of music collector Femi Esho, documentary maker Tam Fiofori and painter Zinno Orara additional rob the tradition trade of institutional data and expertise. IT'S been a scorching few weeks within the tradition sector, with dying putting down a few of the trade's huge gamers. Dying is the tip of all individuals, however the passing of those impactful gamers has additional disadvantaged the sector of the expertise and concepts it wants in these difficult instances. The primary shock was the passing of the inimitable music collector and promoter of highlife music, Femi Esho, on June 17 on the age…

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ELELETURE and Udeme producer, Akeem Lasisi, have formally launched a brand new musical poetry album titled 'Orere: A Present of Poems'. The album, which is now on fashionable music platforms corresponding to Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube Music, consists of 10 songs and covers numerous subjects. As a result of poetry and love are conjoined twins, romance performs a significant function. Nevertheless, some songs additionally emphasize tradition, politics and good human relationships. For instance, whereas the title observe 'Orere' celebrates love and the proper to bounce and different types of pleasure, 'Ada, Ada; Kisimo and 'Ododo Rose' are a celebration…

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THE Audio Visible Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS) has change into the latest member of the Worldwide Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC). Nigeria's solely government-approved collective administration group for audiovisual works joined the worldwide group final month on the Normal Meeting in Seoul, South Korea. CISAC is a worldwide community devoted to the safety of mental property rights. It consists of greater than 227 authors' associations in 116 nations, representing greater than 5 million creators from all creative fields. AVRS's entry into the worldwide group will additional its purpose of guaranteeing honest compensation and strong authorized protections…

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The partnership consists of the design, set up and execution of an artwork exhibition, in addition to the implementation of further packages for curators, journalists and educators. THE Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Artwork (YSMA), the artwork museum of the Pan-Atlantic College, Lagos, has acquired a grant from Africa No Filter for a two-part collaborative mission titled 'Dismantling Stereotypes, Constructing Hyperlinks.' Africa No Filter is a story change group that goals to alter stereotypical tales about Africa by amplifying genuine and numerous tales from the continent. The mission 'Dismantling Stereotypes, Constructing Hyperlinks' will function an artwork exhibition entitled 'AREWA?' alongside further…

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