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33rd NAFEST kicks-off in Jos

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The 33rd edition of National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) has kicked off in the City of Jos, the Plateau State, on Monday with many states in attendance. As always, Plateau State – the ‘Home of Peace and Tourism’ – is happy to welcome people from within and outside Nigeria

Plateau to host NAFEST 2020

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos This year’s National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) will move to Plateau State. Against this backdrop, the state has geared up to host the national fiesta with a “touch of excellence,” leveraging on its rich heritage and potential of the 2020 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Culture

Nigeria Evolves National Cultural Policy To Promote National Pride

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Nigeria now has a National Cultural Policy, whose aims and objectives are to “mobilize and motivate” the people by disseminating and propagating ideas that promote national pride, solidarity and consciousness, as well as to evolve from their plurality a national culture. This was disclosed by Dr Longtong Turshak, who is Senior Lecturer

Nigerian Film Corporation To Digitalize Industry

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) has secured and shipped over 157 betacam tapes of vintage films to its German counterpart/partners for the commencement of processes that will lead to the digitization. NFC’s Managing Director, Dr Chidia Maduekwe, who doubles as chairman Governing Council of National Film Institute, disclosed this at the Presentation of

Insecurity: PMAN, Security Partner Against Drug Abuse Among Youths In Nigeria

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Performing Musicians Employee Association of Nigeria, PMAN, has declared its readiness to partner with Department of State Security Services, DSS, to combat drug abuse among youths to reduce the rate of insecurity, killings, crimes and criminality in the country.  The association’s president, Hon. Comrade Hajiya Amina Dangaji, who disclosed this Thursday during a courtesy

Kaduna Pastor Organizes All-Night Interfaith Harmony Music Concert

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna A cross-section of artists on Kaduna Music Concert for Peace and Harmony Week Overseer of Christ Evangelical and Life Intervention Ministry in Sabon Tasha Kaduna, Pastor Yohanna Buru, has organized an all-night guitar musical concert for International Interfaith Week and Harmony, giving reason as “To bring together, followers of the two

Nupe Culture Showcases “Cooking Yams Without-Water” Live In Kaduna

by Achadu  Gabriel, Kaduna A cross-section of Nupe cultural displays at Womanhood Foundation, Kaduna.  Nupe nativity, popular known as Nupawa Ethnic Nationalities, who are predominantly in Niger State, may have been caught-up with civilization and modernization, but the act of magician in the power of art and culture still remains very much high among

Teenager takes to street show campaign to raise climate change awareness

By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Usman Gashash The essence of, perhaps, the First Street-show Campaign in Kaduna, is to sensitize youth and little children from the ghettos through “Tuareg” traditional songs on the importance of protecting the environment against all forms of threats related to global warming, desertification and how climate changes contribute to

Ngas 2019 PUSDUNG Festival to add business drive – Nde Gofwen

Christiana Gokyo, Jos PLATEAU STATE – The Ngas Festival of Arts and Culture, popularly known as ‘PUSDUNG,’ has, over the years, added colour and character to the calendar of the state’s quest to rise above the slogan: “Home of Peace and Tourism” to a truly tourist destination. National President of Ngas Development Association (NDA), Nde Gonen Gofwen,

Kaduna Igbo Cultural Day Celebration Turns Campaign

…As members chanted PDP slogan By Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna  Ovation was at its peak on weekend when the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Kaduna governorship candidate, Isa Ashiru Kudan, stormed the venue of the 2018 Igbo Cultural Day Celebration, held at Prison Staff Training College, Barnawa, Kaduna State. This is contrary to what

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