Why Tunde Bakare nicknamed me Soyinka of arts , by Dejak

Celebrated artist, Dejo Victor Akinlonu, popularly called Dejak, interacted with so many top art connoisseurs as well as clerics, each expressing strong views about his high artistic works. He appeared to have touched the General Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, more than others. Little wonder he described Dejak as the Prof Wole Soyinka of visual arts in Nigeria.  The fiery Pastor’s stance may have aroused from his deep conviction that Dejak’s artistic works have some literary connotations with Professor Wole Shoyinka’s. He noted that some of Dejak’s…

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Dazza Dazza heads Germany – Nigeria Arts and Culture Forum

Germany-based Nigerian music, art, culture and tourism promoter, Aniama Dazza, has been named the head of the newly created Germany-Nigeria Arts and Culture Forum Berlin (Deutsch-Nigerianisches Kunst- & Kultur Forum eV). Dazza Dazza, who is based in Berlin, was about two years ago also made Youth Ambassador by his state, Anambra. He is internationally recognised for his promotion of Nigeria through music, arts and culture across and for this, he has over the years won different awards. With this new appointment, Dazza Dazza is now officially the promoter and marketer…

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Human Trafficking: Advocacy through arts

  Despite the efforts by Nigerian government and other bodies to combat trafficking in persons, child labour and other related crimes, the trade has remained on the increase. Concerned by the trend, a non-governmental organisation geared towards addressing the scourge of human trafficking and other related crimes in the country, Next To None Support Initiative, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). The agreement, which was signed between the Director General (NAPTIP), Julie Okah Donli and the Founder/Chairman, Board…

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