Culture as a Catalyst for Economic Development Prof. Chris Ugolo Introduction I must say I am very delighted to be called upon to present this paper on the topic, “Culture as a Catalyst for Economic Development”, as part of a programme on Cultural Orientation and Sensitisation for Secondary...
Introduction I must say I am very delighted to be called upon to present this paper on the topic, “Culture as a Catalyst for Economic Development”, as part of a programme on Cultural Orientation and Sensitisation for Secondary Schools Students in Oredo Federal Constituency in Edo State. The...
Theatre, Economic Recession and the Quest for Economic Survival  By Professor Charity Angya Former Vice Chancellor Benue State University, Makurdi Keynote Lecture delivered on the occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA) Conference held at the University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt,...
AN ACCEPTANCE SPEECH BY PROF. ALEX ASIGBO, THE 9TH PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIETY OF NIGERIA THEATRE ARTISITS (SONTA) Protocol I thank God Almighty for this day, the day I am assuming office as the 9th President of our dear association, the Society of Nigerian Theatre Artists (SONTA). SONTA...
Address by the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at the 30th edition of the Annual International Conference of the Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA) held at the Ebitimi Banigo Hall, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria Protocol It gives me great pleasure...
A GOODWILL MESSAGE BY PROFESSOR NDOWA E. S. LALE, FAvH, FESN, FISCEST, FINMN, VICE-CHANCELLOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT, ON THE OCCASION OF THE 30TH CONFERENCE OF THE SOCIETY OF NIGERIA THEATRE ARTISTS (SONTA) ON  WEDNESDAY, 1ST  NOVEMBER, 2017         Protocol List I am delighted to welcome...
PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS by Prof Sunday Enessi Ododo, fsonta, MNAL; President, Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA), Delivered at the Opening Ceremony of 30th Annual International Conference of SONTA, at Ebitimi Banigo Hall, Abuja Park, UniPort (Permanent Site). 1st November 2017; 10am. Prof Sunday Enessi Ododo, fsonta, MNAL; President,...
Culture, Accountability And National Development By Professor Muhammad Akaro Mainoma Vice Chancellor Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) Nasarawa State, Nigeria Paper presented at the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) Quarterly Public Lecture Held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Conference Centre, Abuja On Thursday, 5th October, 2017 Introduction...
Protocol I am indeed delighted to be at this auspicious occasion of the Quarterly Public Lecture of the National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO). NICO, as one of the parastatals of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, has the mandate of harnessing the nation’s rich culture for...
Commodification of Culture: The Political Economy of the Hausa Popular Cultural Industries Prof. Abdalla Uba AdamuVice-ChancellorNational Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)Jabi, Abuja-FCT, Nigeria Paper Presented at the National Institute of Cultural Orientation (NICO) Quarterly Public Lecture, held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Conference Centre, Central Area, Abuja-FCT, Nigeria,...