TrainThe National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) will open a centre for innovative cultural training for chief executives, administrators, and workers in the Nigerian culture sector in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory by the 2014/2015 Academic Session of its Training School.

The Executive Secretary of the Institute, Dr. Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, disclosed this during the Examination Board Meeting of the NICO Training School held on Tuesday, July 8, at the Institute’s complex at the National Arts Theatre Annex, Lagos, during which the results of Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma in Cultural Administration for the 1st semester were considered.

According to Dr. Ayakoroma, the Abuja Training Centre, also to be coordinated by the Training School, will commence by next academic year and that Management was desirous of replicating the quality of cultural training offered by the Training School for the benefit of prospective candidates, resident in Abuja and its environs.

Earlier on, the Executive Secretary, in his Opening Address, during the meeting called on the Exam Board Members to assiduously work towards the timely release of results in order for students to be abreast, early enough, of their performances after every examination.

The Executive Secretary also informed the meeting that the 2nd Convocation ceremony of the Training School for the 2012/2013 Academic Year will hold at the National Theatre, Lagos on Saturday, August 16, 2014; and that the ceremony will be preceded by the Convocation Lecture on Friday, August 15, 2014 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Victoria Island, Lagos State.

The NICO Annual Lectures series and Students’ Convocation are major events by the Institute that showcase to stakeholders and the general public the capacity building attainments and cultural milestones achieved by the Institute.

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