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,...
UNESCO is proud to be here at the National Institute for Cultural Orientation’s Quarterly Public Lecture. We find it apt that this lecture has the title, “Promoting Culture, Developing the Economy: A Nigerian Perspective.” I would like to thank NICO for inviting us to be part of this...
It is with enormous pleasure that I welcome you all to the Quarterly Public Lecture Series, the second edition this year, organized by National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), in furtherance of its public enlightenment and general sensitization objectives. NICO, as a Parastatal of the Federal Ministry of...
World Theatre Day 2017 Message By Isabelle Huppert So, here we are once more. Gathered again in Spring, 55 years since our inaugural meeting, to celebrate World Theatre Day. Just one day, 24 hours, is dedicated to celebrating theatre around the world. And here we are in Paris,...
The Conference of the International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC) in Nigeria raised the consciousness on criticism among new breeds of theatre critics through the training, which IATC-Nigeria partnered with the British Council Nigeria at the 2017 edition of the Lagos Theatre Festival (LTF). Twenty Nigerian young critics...
What impact can theatre criticism make on politics? What are the values of the politics in the theatre? How can the theatre of politics be engaged dialectically? How does documentation policy affect the theatre critic? Is theory an accessible tool for the theatre critic? The above mindboggling and...
The re-election of Professor Emmanuel Dandaura as the African President of International Association of Theatre Critics (IATC) and the winning of Thalia Prize by Professor Femi Osofisan have confirmed and recorded Nigeria’s landmark among Theatre Critics internationally. What is worth noting in all these is that Nigeria was...
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Repositioning Culture & Tourism In A Diversified Economy Bolanle Austen-Peters Founder/CEO Terra Kulture & BAP Productions INTRODUCTION I’ll be talking about private sector perspective on arts, culture and tourism. Talking about this is not easy because we have very little participation of the Private sector in Nigeria’s Arts...