The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), a Parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation is set to conduct the Matriculation Ceremony for the Fifth set of students for Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma Courses in Cultural Administration for the 2012/2013 academic session into the NICO Training School, Lagos.

The Honourable Minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, High Chief Edem Duke will be the Special Guest of Honour, while Vice Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Professor Shamsudeen O.O Amali, will be the Guest of Honour.

The ceremony takes place on the 22nd of February, 2013 at the NICO Training School, Lagos, National Theatre Annex, near APCON, Iganmu, Lagos, Nigeria, by 10:00am prompt.

The NICO Training School is in line with the Institute’s mission of consistently spearheading the provision of innovative training, research and documentation of our cultural heritage and assets, aimed at making culture the vector for national development as well as training cultural development officers, motivators and communicators who would be grounded in Nigerian cultural practices, realities and philosophies that are essential for national integration, peace, unity and development in a multi-ethnic nation.  

The Courses in the Training School are designed to orientate, re-orientate and equip cultural workers, cultural attendants, cultural assistants, senior cultural assistants, assistant cultural officers etc, in the civil and public services, the private sectors and other culture related organizations in Nigeria with basic background and knowledge of cultural administration to enhance their performance in their work environment.   

Hon. Nelson Ebi Campbell
Deputy Director/Special Assistant to the Executive Secretary of NICO