Tag: British Council

Ifedayo AdeleyeNovember 15, 2021

The 5 major non-profits in Nigeria and why they matter

As more communities continue to experience more diseases, economic depression, unemployment, and other crises, governments, and organised civil societies have successfully developed a symbiotic relationship, which became more evident with the Covid-19 pandemic.

SponsorJanuary 22, 2020

Lagos Theatre Festival: 120 events, 20 venues, 200 performers, 5 Countries, One Lagos; ‘Going out of Bounds’ to hold this February

The 7th edition of the Lagos Theatre Festival is set to hold in multiple locations within the Lagos metropolis including National Museum ...

SponsorFebruary 1, 2019

Abdul-Qudus Ibrahim picks N1m prize as Beeta Playwright Competition (BPC) ends in grandstyle

It was Beeta Universal Arts Foundation’s (BUAF) grand finale for its second Beeta Playwright Competition (BPC), led by award winning ...

SponsorJanuary 23, 2019

Beeta Universal Arts Foundation announces Grand Finale of the 2nd BEETA Playwright Competition

Beeta Universal Arts Foundation (BUAF) led by the award winning actress and producer Bikiya Graham-Douglas is pleased to announce the ...

SponsorDecember 11, 2018

British Council set to host The Future Awards Africa 2018 nominees

The Future Awards Africa is partnering with the British Council to host nominees of the 13th edition of the Awards ...

SponsorAugust 28, 2018

Beeta Universal Arts Foundation announces playwright competition

Beeta Universal Arts Foundation (BUAF) led by award winning actress and producer, Bikiya Graham-Douglas created the Beeta Playwright Competition (BPC) to discover ...

SponsorAugust 22, 2018

Six Nigerians emerge winners at the British Council Global Future Leaders Connect 2018

Six Nigerians have been selected out of eleven finalists for the second cohort of the British Council Future Leaders Connect ...

EditorMarch 23, 2018

British Council partners YNaija to launch West Africa Arts Exchange 

British Council in partnership with YNaija.com has launched the West Africa Arts Exchange (WAArtsExchange), a community of the talented artists from West Africa and arts lovers across the ...

EditorMarch 16, 2018

Long Read: In its fifth year, the Lagos Theatre Festival discovers women

The opening act for the fifth season of the Lagos Theatre Festival which ran from 27, February to 4, March ...

Wilfred OkicheMarch 6, 2018

LTF2018: August Meeting is both history lesson and timely call to action

In 1929, during colonial era Nigeria, a group of women, fearing that a head count of lives and property in ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 6, 2018

[The Film Blog] Lala Akindoju takes Naked, her One Woman Show to the stage

Though Lala Akindoju isn’t new to theatre and stage productions, the announcement of her One Woman Show which will be ...

RoqeebahOctober 7, 2017

AFRIFF 2017 announces festival activities

Organisers of Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) have announced the return of the festival for 2017. The festival is scheduled ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 15, 2017

Get the edge you need: British Council invites you to attend the #StudyUKEnterprise sessions

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Do you have a great business idea? Would you like to learn from experienced Nigerian ...

EditorFebruary 4, 2017

Tolu Ogunlesi, Mfon Ekpo among nominees for British Council Alumni Awards 2017 | See full list

The British Council is pleased to announce the finalists for a prestigious award celebrating the outstanding achievements of the UK’s ...

Mazi EmekaJanuary 30, 2017

Whatever you decide to study, you can study in the UK [DETAILS]

Studying in the UK means a daily dose of world class teaching and extraordinary academic innovation that will help you ...

Mazi EmekaNovember 29, 2016

British Council and GTBank launch Wind Sculpture VI Exhibition by Yinka Shonibare

British Council in collaboration with GTBank officially launched Wind Sculpture VI, a six metre high by three-metre wide artwork by ...

Mazi EmekaMay 23, 2016

Stranger, Lagos launches the first Maker Library in Nigeria supported by British Council Nigeria

This May, the first Maker Library in Nigeria will be launched at Stranger, Lagos. Maker Library is a British Council ...

Oreoluwa PetersApril 22, 2016

British Council promotes collaboration between UK and Nigeria’s creative industries

Key public and private sector stakeholders in the Nigerian and UK creative industries will meet to discuss ways to stimulate ...

Oreoluwa PetersApril 11, 2016

British Council calls for volunteers for the ‘Open House Lagos’ event

The British Council is calling for individuals who would like to offer their help as a volunteer for the Open ...

Janeth JFebruary 24, 2016

Lagos Theatre Festival 2016 kicks off at Freedom Park (PHOTOS)

Art enthusiasts, partners, sponsors and creatives all came out in large numbers to the launch of the Lagos Theatre Festival. ...

Janeth JFebruary 19, 2016

Own the future with a UK degree: Attend the 2016 British Council Education UK exhibition

The British Council will be hosting the gathering the UK institution in Nigeria this March. Over the years, the British ...

Janeth JJanuary 29, 2016

British Council, FirstBank partner to present Lagos Theatre Festival 2016

The British Council has, for three years, been working on a theatre programme to stimulate innovation in theatre practice in ...

Janeth JJanuary 20, 2016

British Council holds ‘Art of Billboard’ workshop for Nigerian artists

The Art of Billboard is a workshop for artists to explore the possibilities for art and design in the public ...

Janeth JJanuary 19, 2016

British Council presents… ‘Your Ad here’ competition for artists

In Nigeria, giant advertising hoardings are commonplace, with billboard images on a vast cinematic scale. On these structures three artists ...

Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 19, 2015

British Council announces Artistic Director for Lagos Theatre Festival 2016

In preparation for the return of Lagos Theatre Festival next year as part of UK/Nigeria 2015–16 an artistic director has ...

Janeth JNovember 17, 2015

Behind an Art Exhibition: A Creative Hustle by British Council

The British Council recently held an art exhibition showcasing the creative hustle behind an art exhibition. The event took place ...

Janeth JOctober 20, 2015

British Council showcases disabled, non-disabled dancers at Dis Fix project (PHOTOS)

As part of UK/Nigeria 2015–16, the British Council, over the weekend brought together disabled and non-disabled artists for a dance ...

Janeth JSeptember 19, 2015

British Council welcomes Laura Aldridge to Nigeria for cultural season launch in Abuja

The British Council has welcomed British artist, Laura Aldridge, popularly known for her works across art forms such as photography, screen ...

Janeth JAugust 26, 2015

British Council launches major season of UK and Nigerian Art

The British Council has launched UK/Nigeria 2015–16, a major season of arts in Nigeria aimed at building new audiences, creating ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 4, 2014

British Council Nigeria to hold 12th Education UK Exhibition

by Jewel Stephen Are you interested in studying abroad? Are you a parent looking for a school for your children? ...

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