After the Abuja Study Centre of National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) Training School had its Seminar in Cultural Diplomacy presentations, as part of the requirements leading to the award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Cultural Administration, it is now the turn of students in NICO Training School, Lagos, the main study centre of the training school, to present their papers.

A seminar presentation schedule released by the course lecturer, Dr. Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, NICO’s Executive Secretary/CEO as well as Visiting Associate Professor at Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK), reveals that the seminar will take place from Tuesday, 27th October to Wednesday, 28th October, 2015 at Lecture Hall 1, NICO Training School complex, National Theatre Annex, Iganmu-Lagos by 9am each day.

Already, members of the class, which is made up of 36 students, have been divided into four (4) presentation panels with two (2) panels presenting on different topics each day; just as members of staff, culture enthusiasts, friends and partners NICO are expected to participate in the knowledge sharing platform provided by the seminar experience.

The schedule indicates that those presenting on Tuesday, 27th October in Panel ONE (1) are: Emovwerha Ofuafo, Joan Funmilola Owan, Flora Sodje, Njideka Dimgba, Stella Dairo, Uzefa Solomon Agoro, and Chioma Ogbonna; while those in Panel TWO (2) are: Ikpeme B. Erete, Wise Onwuzurumba, Evelyn Igue, Frank Ariwera Otobo, Immaculata Anyaeze, Lydia Folashade Oladejobi, Olajumoke Adewuyi, Bola Adedoyin, Ismail Kayode Yusuf, Peter Daramola, and Elizabeth Onabe-Nandi.

Members in Panel THREE (3) presenting on Wednesday, 28th October, 2015 include:Olayinka Adenike Adesina, James Olaniyi Aweda, Oluchi Jane Atoyebi, Linda Frank Ayakoroma, Princess Ugwueze, Kindness Okechukwu, Friday Chris Alobu, Mohammad Bashir Gidado, and Chiugo Esedo; while Panel FOUR (4) is made up of Ayodele Buhari, John Agononama, Ebipua-epere James, Olusola Adeyemi, Olusola Olayinka Aina, Afam Ifeanyi Nwaomu, Vivian Nkamiang, Ndorowei Coffee, and Amarachukwu Anoruo.

It will be recalled that the Abuja Study Centre of NICO Training School had similar Seminar in Cultural Diplomacy presentations on Wednesday, 21st and Thursday, 22nd October, 2015, at the Institute’s Headquarters, No. 23 Kigoma Street, Wuse Zone 7, Abuja-FCT, an exercise that drew the attendance of all directors of the Institute, including Professor Mabel Evwierhoma (Uniabuja), Professor Emmanuel Dandaura (NSUK), Mrs. Lauretta Njoku (former DG, Nigerian Copyright Commission), Dr. Bridget Onochie (The Guardian), Mrs. Flora Goka (National Gallery of Art), Mr. Michael Bush (The Boss of Bush House Nigeria on Kapital 92.9FM), Mr. Law Ikay Ezeh (Dep. Director/SA to ES), and Dr. Regina Onuoha (Coordinator, NICO Training School, Abuja Study Centre).

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