African Artist: 65 garlands for batik, textile designer, Okundaye

Globally renowned Nigerian batik, textile designer and culture promoter, Chief Mrs. Nike Okundaye, turned 65 on Saturday, May 21. To mark the day, her gallery and those who have benefited directly or indirectly from her mentorship have concluded plans to celebrate her milestone in arts and culture. Activities put together for the celebration, according to the programme of the event […]

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Only 10% of privatised companies in Nigeria are functional

For 11 years, it was alive as though a living dead. The decision to privatise it changed the fortune of Eleme Petrochemicals Limited. Ten years after its acquisition, a $1.4b fertiliser plant and a $130 million export terminal have been added to the once-moribund empire. OLUKOREDE YISHAU writes on the transformation , which has shown that if well done, the […]

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