Arts and Culture

Global Fur Industry Declares War on Animal Rights Groups over Video

Fur trade, worth $30 billion a year blames video for fashion fur bans The global fur trade is hitting back against claims that animals are skinned alive for their pelts to supply the fashion industry. A team of top lawyers and media consultants has been hired to “explode the myth” that fur is taken from animals. The 2009 video – ...

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Possession of Firearms: court advises Small Doctor, Others On Good Behaviour

Chief magistrate A. O. Komolafe (Mrs.) of an Ebute-metta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, today, advised the hip pop musician, Temitope Adekunle, a.k.a. Small Doctor and three of his band members to be of good behaviour. Other respondents respondents counselled to be of good behaviour by the Chief Magistrate in a civil suit marked 3564/2018 are: Dare Osho, Sanusi Lateef and ...

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Echoes From NAFEST 2018: Over 900 Youths Ready for Empowerment

The free skill acquisition component of the 2018 edition of National Festival of Arts and Culture NAFEST received a major boost with over 900 youths lining up to acquire various skills during the course of the event in Rivers State. An aspect of NAFEST 2018 as packaged by the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in collaboration with the Rivers ...

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National Parks, Gene Bank of Nigeria’s Genetic Resources – C-G Discloses

Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator General (CG) of the National Parks Service says the seven parks across the country are the Gene Bank of genetic resources in Nigeria. Goni disclosed this when some members of Bikers Association paid him a courtesy call at the Service’s headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday He said that at present, Nigeria has seven parks across ...

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Igbo-Eze North Traditional Rulers Bury Colleague

Members of the traditional rulers council of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area have laid to rest a deceased colleague, His Royal Highness, Igwe Fidelis Elechi Onoja, the Ogakwu I of Onoda Ette, in his community, Onoda Ette. The body of the late Igwe was laid-in-state at the traditional rulers, council’s office, ogrute, Enugu-Ezike, the Headquarters of the Local Government council ...

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Bangladesh, Egypt Set to Storm NCAC Expo November

The latest among the long list of countries that have committed to showcasing their unique art 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 Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe of his ...

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