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    Independence anniversaries offer important opportunities to reflect on the course of national events. As Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary being marked today, coincides with the 60th anniversary of Nigeria’s export of its first oil cargo, we offer this article as our contribution to the national reflection on a major public policy issue: Herdsmen-farmers conflict. We refer ...
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    Nigerian visual artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby’s botanical painting “Bush Babies” recently sold for a staggering US$3,4 million. Her artwork has consistently been selling for grossly inflated prices. This, according to the artist, does not bode well for longevity and leaves artists vulnerable to manufactured trends.   Njideka Akunyili Crosby is known for creating art that ...
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    Global streaming giant Netflix is injecting an $8 billion original production budget into Nollywood the world’s second largest film industry. This immense win for Nollywood points to the lack of domestic investment in the film industry and the infantilism of it elsewhere on the continent. After Hollywood, Nigeria’s Nollywood is the world’s second largest film ...