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Notting Hill carnival

Love Lagos Campaign Peaks at Notting Hill Carnival

The sound and sight of Lagos will on Monday dominate the popular Notting hill Carnival in London as the #LoveLagosWeekend campaign enters Day three. To this end, the popular Nigerian Corner on Adelaja street at Notting hill carnival will on Monday transform to Lagos Corner courtesy of the Lagos branding campaign by the Lagos State Government that has taken the city of London by storm since Saturday. The #LoveLagosWeekend started on Saturday with a town hall meeting and media parley addressed by Lagos State top officials and continued on Saturday evening at I Laugh with MC Abbey and the Love ...

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Govt has not abandoned you, Minister Tells Artists

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has reassured the Artists’ Village community at the National Theatre, Lagos, that the government has not abandoned them. The Minister, who stated this on Monday in Lagos at a meeting with the representatives of the Artists’ Village, restated the government’s commitment to compensate those whose studios and artifacts were destroyed during the demolition of illegal structures and shanties at the National Theatre, Lagos, in January this year. “I have just come here to let you know that we have not abandoned you. We promised we are going to compensate you but you ...

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Lai Mohammed

The World is Waiting To Hear Our Stories, Minister Tells TV, Movie Producers

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said it is time for Africans to explore the platform created by the ongoing digitization in broadcasting to tell their own story from different perspectives. He made the remarks in Lagos on Sunday at the launch of the television reality show, tagged “My African, a Reality TV Show”. “The world wants to hear our stories and are ready to pay a lot of money for it. This is evident in the runaway success of the dance drama ‘Wakaa The Musical’, which was performed to global acclaim in London recently. We just ...

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Paris Durbar

Northern Nigeria Durbar’s exhibition in Paris: Mohammed, Sanusi laud Olagunju‎

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi,‎ have commended a creative photographer, Niyi Olagunju for the book launch and photo exhibition of “Durbar in Northern Nigeria”. The Minister and the Emir made the commendation at the inauguration of the photo exhibition titled “Durbar in Northern Nigeria” held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. Mohammed described the Durbar Festival in Northern Nigeria as one of the most cherished cultural heritage in the country.‎ In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Segun Adeyemi, the Minister said the Federal Government ...

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