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MTN Business Of The Arts Series: The Many Phases Of Music In Nigeria

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The beauty of the Arts is one thing. The profitability is another. That is why scholars and alumni of the MUSON School of music gathered to learn the Business of The Arts.  The study of Arts is gaining grounds and becoming more accepted, it is important also to ensure that there is a market for this and that graduates of this discipline are trained on getting value for their work.

 The Business of the Arts Series is an initiative of MTN Foundation where alumni of MTN-Muson Scholars are armed with information, entrepreneurial knowledge and market strategy to be well-positioned for the industry. This is achieved by organizing a series of workshops where industry experts are invited to train scholars on a number of subject matters critical to their craft.

The workshop focused on Music Management, Experiential Events Management, and Music as a Business. In her welcome address, the Director of Music, Princess Banke Ademola urged the scholars to make the best of the occasion. Mr. Abasi-Ekong, Senior Manager, Programme Implementation, MTN Foundation, told the scholars the challenges they had to contend with while informing them that MTN is prepared to support them.

During the training, Mr. Oye Akindeinde, CEO of Music Time, Simfy Africa, spoke on how music will always be a profitable venture and the need to take advantage of the opportunities available therein by introducing them to platforms that provide marketing opportunities for up and coming musical sensations

Multi-talented keyboardist and CEO of the music label, Vivace Records, Tee Y Mix brought a new twist to the workshop when he spoke about Music Management. He also urged the students to leverage on their personal strengths and collaborate with people who have other skills to complement theirs.

The last session tagged Experiential Events Management was facilitated by Tade Adekunle, Past National President of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP) and CEO of KesKese Limited who emphasized on the importance of originality and the need to carve a niche for oneself in the entertainment industry. He added that it was important to create an experience in the minds of the audience in order to be remembered and stay relevant. 

Giving the closing remarks Pamela Emodi, Manager, Education Portfolio MTN Foundation encouraged the scholars to stay true to their craft and to never undermine what they have, only then would they create value and become forces to reckon with in their fields. She ended by promising more amazing content next year.

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

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An explosion has reportedly rocked a church belonging to the father of Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The Rivers State Police Command has however announced the arrest of three suspects who allegedly detonated explosives at a Pentecostal church, Christain Universal Church International, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt.

Also Read: Buhari Will Set Nigeria On Fire If He Doesn’t Implement People’s Demands —Wike

The act was reportedly carried out on Saturday night and detonated the explosives suspected to be dynamite.

According to reports, a significant part of the church was damaged by the explosion, which created panic in the area.

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

Also Read: Unknown Gunmen Kill Ondo Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon

The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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