And Kpakpando Ututu shines in National Light

IT WAS all fun at the premises of Anambra Newspapers and Printing Corporation (ANPC), publisher of National Light Group of Newspapers, on Saturday, as...

Anambra moves to improve tourism development

LOW patronage of hotels numbering over 500 in the state owing to what stakeholders described as poor  services  offered to guests by some hotel managers...

In March, Morocco Maduka celebrates 60 years on stage

MEMORABLE activities are lined up for the celebration of Chief (Dr) Emeka Morocco Maduka's 60 years on the stage in Anambra State. The event...

…as Umudioka Neni holds Dioka cultural festival

NKA-DIOKA Art and Cultural Festival was recently hosted by Nwawelugo Age Grade in Umudioka village, Neni, Anaocha Local Government Area at the Village Stadium,...

Neni marks masquerades carnival

NENI, the headquarter of Anaocha Local Government Area recently marked her 2020 Masquerade Carnival at the town’s secretariat. The event attracted many prestigious people of...

Ohaneze Ndigbo rolls out drums at 2019 EKIFEST

Recently Ekiti State indegenes were filled with joy as Ohaneze Ndigbo rolled out the drums at 2019 Ekiti Festival for Arts and Culture (EKIFEST),...

Birth of a terrible beauty

EVER since I got a signed copy of James Eze's debut collection of poetry, dispossessed, I've been possessed! Poetry can be overwhelming at the...

Mmanwu Festivity… Anambra’s rare cultural heritage

Cultural practices distinguish a people from their neighbours.   According to a handbook titled: Culture and Its Manifestations- Know Nigeria Series...

Oreze Art exhibition opens as Onitsha marks Ofala Festival

THE seventh Ofala Festival of Obi Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe of Onitsha ancient kingdom commenced yesterday with the Oreze Art Exhibition and other   fun-filled artistic...

I’m working to take Umueri to greater heights – Igwe Emeka

Monarch of Umueri Kingdom, Igwe Benneth Izuchukwu Emeka, who traced the origin of Umueri to Eri, the forefathers of Eri race stressed the importance...

2019 Booker Prize: Nigerian author, Chigozie Obioma shortlisted for second time

FOR years, the Booker Prize for Fiction has been widely criticised as favouring mostly American novelists, as it sometime ran for  two consecutive two-year...

In Awka, sacred primates are Lords

... Terrorise residents at will UCHENWA Mba had visited her farm two weeks ago and to her shock, troop of monkeys had destroyed much of...

Archives: Most important monuments of a nation’s past

A LOT of people may not know the importance archives in a country or state like ours. L.G Gwam in a publication, Ibadan, a Journal...

Glamour as Awgbu celebrates New Yam Festival

Yam is a staple food of an Igboman and New yam Festival is one of the most prominent annual celebrations in Igbo land. The...

I want improved culture, tourism climate – Nwanna

Prof Cliff Nwanna is a renowned artist and Dean, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, WHAT was the situation in the sector in...

Until now, no emphasis, awareness on culture, tourism – Ezenwaka

Tony Ezenwaka is the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Indigenous Artwork, Diaspora Affairs, Culture and Tourism WHAT was the situation in the sector in 1991?   1991...

Anambra has witnessed steady growths in culture sector – Umeh

Maja Umeh is a former Commissioner for information and Culture,Anambra State WHAT was the situation in the sector in 1991? For us who have been...

In Edo, group prepares for return of stolen artifacts

A BODY of persons comprising the representatives the Royal family of Benin kingdom, the representatives of the Edo State Government and owners of museum...

Onwubiko weighs in on Nigeria’s restructuring debate

IN TRYING to forestall the repeat of our sad history especially at this time when the Nigerian nation is at the brink of total...

In Enugu, Biafra resonates in Uche Okeke’s art works

UCHE Okeke, a guru in art and a contemporary artist, has been described as one of the greatest artists that propagated the Biafran struggles...

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