Book Review At The National Launch Of Izon fié – Speak Izon Book And Audio Book CD In Lagos, On Sat. 25TH MAY, 2013 By Professor Benjamin O. OkabaHead, Department of Sociology and Psychology,Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria   Prelude I consider my humble self highly...
Communiqué Issued At The End Of The Colloquium On African Rock Art And The Pan-African Renaissance Held At The African Union Commission Old Conference Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 22 – 23 May, 2013 Introduction A major misconception of scholarship on Africa and its Diaspora has been the erroneous...
Communiqué Issued At The 38th Meeting Of The Chief Executives Of Culture Of The Federation (CEC), Held At The Aminu Isah Kontagora Theatre Complex, Makurdi, Benue State, From Tuesday 16th-Friday 19th April, 2013 Preamble: The 38th Meeting of the Chief Executives of Culture of the Federation was held...
Title:                          Difficult Dialogues in Development – A Festschrift: Charity Ashimem Angya Editors:                      Gowon Ama Doki and Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma Year of Publication:   2012 Publisher:                  Kraft Books Limited, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria Book Reviewer:        Oga G. Ajene This book of 567 pages contains thirty three (33) chapters, which represent contributions...
Between Crude Oil and Cultural Festivals: Which Way Nigeria?  By  Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma    Which way Nigeria?/Which way to go?/I love my fatherland/I want to know o/Which way Nigeria?/Is heading to.                                ***Sony Okosun***   Introduction The lyrics of the song above, by the late Ozidi King, Sony Okosun, epitomise...
Mainstreaming Language and the Arts in the Nigerian Educational System: The Importance of Being Relevant   By   Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, PhD Executive Secretary/CEO National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) Abuja, Nigeria Website: www.nico.gov.ng Email: dr.barclays@nico.gov.ng       Introduction Our people say, “one does not know the...
Diasporans As Agents In The Promotion Of Nigeria’s Cultural Diplomacy: A Food For Thought  By Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, PhD Executive Secretary/CEO National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), Abuja-FCT, Nigeria Website: www.nico.gov.ng; Email: dr.barclays@nico.gov.ng   Introduction Let me begin, by first appreciating the organisers of this event, for deeming...
Diasporans As Agents In The Promotion Of Nigeria’s Cultural Diplomacy: A Food For Thought  By Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, PhD Executive Secretary/CEO National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO), Abuja-FCT, Nigeria Website: www.nico.gov.ng; Email: dr.barclays@nico.gov.ng   Introduction Let me begin, by first appreciating the organisers of this event, for deeming...
  By Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, PhDExecutive Secretary/CEONational Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO)Abuja, NigeriaWebsite: www.nico.gov.ngEmail: dr.barclays@nico.gov.ng Being a Keynote LectureAt the International Theatre Day (ITD) 2012 CelebrationsOn Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Organised By National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP)At the Cyprian Ekwensi Cultural CentreFCT Council for Arts...
To many a Nigerian, January 2012 will remain one month to remember. If not anything, the strike against fuel hike called by organised labour opened a new chapter in the socio-political history of Nigerians. It showed that Nigerians are becoming increasingly aware and would want to take their...