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LAGOS TOURISM MINISTRY VISITS FIRST LADY

Images from the visit to the First Lady.  ·        Seeks Collaboration To Host NAFEST, Arts and Craft Exhibitions The Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture team led by its Commissioner, Pharm. Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile Yusuf has visited the First Lady of Lagos State, Dr. (Mrs.) Claudiana Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu to seek collaboration on an exhibition of Arts and artefacts as well as the upcoming National Festival for Arts and Culture, (NAFEST2022). Akinbile-Yusuf said the collaboration is expected to deepen the economic potential in …

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AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL PRODUCTION ‘REINCARNATION’ DEBUTS IN LAGOS

 The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture, in collaboration with QDance Company, has premiered the internationally acclaimed, award-winning musical ‘Reincarnation’ at the Glover Hall.  ‘Reincarnation’ is an interdisciplinary creation that showcases the depth of Yoruba philosophy mixed with the current Nigeria Youth Culture, featuring a variety of Nigerian dances marked by the rhythm and groove of Lagos. Speaking at the premiere, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu commended the Artistic Director, noting that the presentation is a unique and inspirational rendition that Lagos can proudly export to the world. Governor Sanwo-Olu …

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LASG COMMEMORATES Y2022 WORLD ARTS DAY  

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Oyinade Nathan-Marsh, has acknowledged art as an important communication vehicle that generates wealth for the State and, therefore, requires robust investments from both the public and private sectors of the economy. Speaking at a symposium organised by the Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture to mark the 2022 World Arts Day, Mrs. Nathan-Marsh reiterated the commitment of Governor Babajide …

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“BABA KEKERE” BERTHS AT GLOVER HALL 

 Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, is expected to be the Special Guest of Honour as “Baba Kekere”, a play showcasing the life and times of the first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is staged at the Glover Hall Marina, Lagos, on Tuesday, 3rd May, 2022, at 6p.m. A statement issued by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture said members of the Lagos State Executive Council and …

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LASG, Q DANCE PRESENT  MUSICAL PRODUCTION TAGGED ‘RE- INCARNATION’

 The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has partnered with Q Dance Company to premiere the company’s latest Dance and Music Production titled ‘Re- Incarnation’ at the Glover Memorial Hall, Lagos, on Monday, May 2, 2022. Speaking on the partnership, the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharm. (Mrs) Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, stated that the Ministry will use the event as …

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LASG, BRAZILIAN DESCENDANTS HOST POPO AGUDA EASTER MUSIC CONCERT

Images of the Y2022 Easter Music Concert Extravaganza  The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, in collaboration with Brazilian Descendants Arts and Culture Association Lagos, has organised Popo Aguda Y2022 Easter Music Concert Extravaganza at the Campos Mini-Stadium on the Lagos lsland. Speaking at the event, the Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, commended the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture for partnering with the Brazilian Descendants Arts and Culture Association to …

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SANWO-OLU PRESENTS N200 MILLION NAIRA INTEREST-FREE LOANS TO FILM-MAKERS

 Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has presented cheques to thirty-nine film-makers, who are beneficiaries of special interest-free loans being managed by the Lagos State Creative Initiative (LACI), under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Speaking at the ceremony held at the Glover Memorial Hall, Lagos Island, Governor Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharm. …

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GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU COMMENDED AS CLASS OF MARCH GRADUATES FROM EBONY LIFE CREATIVE ACADEMY

The Head of the Ebony Life Creative Academy, Mr. Theart Korsten, has commended the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for the full sponsorship of the School, which has continued to allow Lagos residents to study at the Academy free of charge. Korsten gave the commendation recently while speaking at the graduation ceremony of another set of 120 graduates, held at Ebony Life Place, Victoria Island Lagos, the first in the year 2022. In his words: “Ebony Life Creative Academy could not have realised its immense impact on the …

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LASG WILL CONTINUE TO ENGAGE YOUTHS CONSTRUCTIVELY – SPECIAL ADVISER

 The Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu, has restated the government’s commitment to engage youths constructively and offer them platforms that will enable them develop their potential to the best of their abilities.  Bonu gave the assurance on Thursday while hosting the Executives of Arewa Youth Advocacy for Good Governance, who were …

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AYANGBUREN SEEKS LASG SUPPORT TO BUILD TOURISM INFRASTRUCTURE IN IKORODU

The Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Shotobi, has appealed to the Lagos State Government to assist in building infrastructure that could boost tourism in Ikorodu town. Oba Shotobi made the appeal when the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, visited his palace as part of the three-day “bestoflagosfamtour22” organised by the Ministry to familiarise operators with tourist sites within the five divisions of Lagos. The traditional ruler said that …

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