• Some members of the high table at the just concluded Public Lecture

    Some members of the high table at the just concluded Public Lecture

  • His Excellency, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia State (l) and Mr. Louis Eriomala, Acting ES, NICO, just before Kalu delivered the lecture at the NICO Quarterly Public Lecture Series

    His Excellency, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia State (l) and Mr. Louis Eriomala, Acting ES, NICO, just before Kalu delivered the lecture at the NICO Quarterly Public Lecture Series

  • NICO Board Chairman, Alhaji Yusuffu Galambi expressing his gratitude to Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu for delivering a thought provoking lecture

    NICO Board Chairman, Alhaji Yusuffu Galambi expressing his gratitude to Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu for delivering a thought provoking lecture

  • Prof. Union Ebebiri discussing Prof. Ugolo's paper

    Prof. Union Ebebiri discussing Prof. Ugolo's paper

  • Prof. Chris Ugolo presnting his paper titled

    Prof. Chris Ugolo presnting his paper titled "Recreating Cultural Festivals for Economic Benefits: The Ugie Ritual Festival as Paradigm", during ARTCO

  • Mrs Obayagbona Itohan, permanent secretary, Edo State Ministry of Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs, representing the SSG (l) with Acting ES, NICO, Mr. Louis Eriomala

    Mrs Obayagbona Itohan, permanent secretary, Edo State Ministry of Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs, representing the SSG (l) with Acting ES, NICO, Mr. Louis Eriomala

  • Dr. Edoja Okpokunu discussing Prof. Eghafona's paper

    Dr. Edoja Okpokunu discussing Prof. Eghafona's paper

  • Prof Austin Asagba presenting his paper; Cultural Industries as Catalyst for Economic Growth

    Prof Austin Asagba presenting his paper; Cultural Industries as Catalyst for Economic Growth

  • Prof. K. A. Eghafona presenting her paper titled

    Prof. K. A. Eghafona presenting her paper titled "Understanding the relationship between Cultural Values and Economic Development" at ARTCO

  • Augustus Ajibola, a director in the Ministry of Information and Culture, delivering the minister's speech during ARTCO

    Augustus Ajibola, a director in the Ministry of Information and Culture, delivering the minister's speech during ARTCO

Nico News

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International Day For Monuments And Sites And International Museums Day Celebration 2018

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It was a beehive of activities at the Concordia Academy Yola, as the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), celebrated the 2018 International Day for Monuments and Sites and the International Museums Day. The theme for this year’s International…
May 21, 2018 50

World Culture Day: Minister Calls For Peaceful Co-existence

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World Culture Day: Minister Calls For Peaceful Co-existence The Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said Nigerians must imbibe the culture of peaceful co-existence, stressing the need for continuous promotion of the nation’s…
Apr 18, 2018 330

Eriomala Expresses Shock As Staff Give Him A Surprise Birthday Package

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The Acting Executive Secretary, National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), Mr.…
Apr 14, 2018 421

NICO AUPCTRE Dissolves EXCO, Constitutes Caretaker Committee

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The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical and Recreational…
Apr 11, 2018 384

Education Minister Inaugurates National Technical Committee For Language Policy

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The Honourable Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has formally inaugurated a…

The NICO Governing Board

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A new Governing Board of the Institute was inaugurated on 23 October 2013, by the Honourable Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation, Chief Edem Duke.

Membership of the Board, as appointed by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, is as follows: 

Alhaji Ibrahim Isma'il - CHAIRMAN
Execuitve Director/CEO, National Council for Arts & Culture (NCAC) - MEMBER
Execuitve Director/CEO, Centre for Blacks and African Arts & Civilisation (CBAAC) - MEMBER
Representative of National Universities Commission (NUC) - MEMBER   
Director-General, Nigerian Institute for International Affairs (NIIA) - MEMBER 
Representative of Federal Ministry of Culture, Tourism & National Orientation - MEMBER
Representative of National Commission for UNESCO (NATCOM-UNESCO) - MEMBER
Representative of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) - MEMBER
Representative of Centre for Management Development (CMD) - MEMBER
Executive Secretary/CEO, NICO - Member/Secretary

The function of the Board is to formulate policies and set up achievable goals that will project NICO as the foremost Cultural Institute in Nigeria and work towards its attainment.

 

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