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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria And Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola Dance to the Music of the Ekemini Troupe at the Opening from Akwa-Ibom State at the Opening Session of the First Global Conference of Black Nationalities

Former Presisent Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria and Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola...

 First Global Conference of Black  Nationalities Former Presisent Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria and Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola

Preview of Exhibition of Fine Art from The City of Wilmingtons Sister City Osogbo, Nigeria

Osogbo-Wilmington Sister City delegates, the two exhibiting artists Chiefs Muraina Oyelami and Jimoh Buraimo, Chief Stanley Straughter representing CBCIU USA and others. ...

Celebration of Osogbo Arts Osogbo-Wilmington Sister City delegates

Celebrating UNESCO at 70

Celebrations of the 70th anniversary of UNESCO...

Celebrating UNESCO at 70 Celebrating UNESCO at 70

Cultural Diversity

Our greatness is in the diversity of our culture...

Cultural Diversity Cultural Diversity

Masquerades on Display

Masquerades on display during a cultural festival...

Masquerades on Display Masquerades on Display

Foundation Governing Board

Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola with members of the Foundation Governing Board in 2009...

Foundation Governing Board Foundation Governing Board

CBCIU AT 10

cbciu anniversary

The CBCIU clocked 10 on the 7th of January, 2019. In celebration of our one decade of existence, the Board of Trustees and members of staff cordially invite you to its 10th Anniversary Public Lecture and Cultural Fiesta. We do hope to warmly welcome your presence.

WHY EVERY BLACK MAN MUST VISIT OSUN STATE ONCE IN HIS OR HER LIFE TIME
- Dr. Abdias De Nascimentos why you must visit osun

DR ABDIAS do NASCIMENTOS was an international hero, a man of peace and one of the icons of black freedom movement in Brazil, infact, throughout Latin America, if not the entire Americas; Dr. Abdias Nascimento! (Simply Abdias to everybody, young and old.)He was a lover of anything black. Read More...

RECENT EVENTS

Preview of Exhibition of Fine Art from The City of Wilmington’s Sister City Osogbo,Nigeria

AREWA ASA 2018 PAGEANT TO DEBUT AT CBCIU

a pageantry aiming the repositioning and reviving the Yoruba cultural heritage and showcasing the charismatic potentials and beauty of the yorubas... Read more
GENESIS ART GALLERY AT OFFICIAL COMMISSIONING CEREMONY

CBCIU FELICITATES WITH GENESIS ART GALLERY AT OFFICIAL COMMISSIONING CEREMONY

The ceremony chaired by the Chairman of Board of Trustees of the CBCIU, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola was represented by Chief Muraina Oyelami,a member of the Board of Trustees... Read more
CBCIU BOARD OF TRUSTEES' CHAIRMAN

MAKING A CASE FOR CULTURAL AND TOURISTIC DEVELOPMENT

Ronya Man Eng, Managing Director of Ronya Man Arts Ltd based in Lagos paid a one-day visit to CBCIU ... Read more
CBCIU BOARD OF TRUSTEES' CHAIRMAN

CBCIU BOARD OF TRUSTEES' CHAIRMAN BAGS CULTURAL AWARD AT WORLD HERITAGE DAY

The Chairman, Board of Trustees, Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola bagged an "Award of Excellence"... Read more
CBCIU STAGED 2018 PUBLIC LECTURE

CBCIU STAGED 2018 PUBLIC LECTURE

The regeneration efforts began last year at the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU) in Osogbo, Osun State... Read more
Preview of Exhibition of Fine Art from The City of Wilmington’s Sister City Osogbo,Nigeria

Preview of Exhibition of Fine Art from The City of Wilmington’s Sister City Osogbo,Nigeria

This exhibition of fine art from Osogbo, Nigeria, which took place on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Louis L. Reading City/County Building Lobby 800 North French Street Wilmington, DE 19801 USA, was made possible, in part, by the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding .... Read more

PAST EVENTS

launching of orisa dances journal and art exhibition, Cbciu Osogbo

Launching of Orisa Dances, Journal of CBCIU and Art Exhibition

With the recent achievements of the Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding in Presentation of Orisa Dances and Journal of CBCIU,which have encouraged us to organise these.... Read more
Religious Identity And Inter-Faith Relations In South-West Nigeria, Cbciu Osogbo

Religious Identity And Inter-Faith Relations In South-West Nigeria, Cbciu Osogbo

One of the cardinal objectives of CBCIU is to “give greater recognition to cultural diversity and to intellectual dialogue... Read more
Presentation of Orisa Dance of Yoruba Land

Presentation of Orisa Dance of Yoruba Land

The Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU) is aware of the level of extinction of many aspects of our culture especially the traditional religion... Read more
Global Conference of Black Nationalties

Global Conference of Black Nationalties

In line with UNESCO's belief in and sponsorship of intellectual exchange and dialogue among... Read more
Conference on poetry and performance in the indigenous language

Conference on poetry and performance in the indigenous language

The Theme of the conference was: Poetry Performance in Nigeria. It was held 12th to 15th Dec... Read more
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Board of Trustees

Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola

Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola

Chairman, Board of Trustees...

Emeritus Prof. Michael Omolewa (OON)

Member, Board of Trustees...
Prof. Peter Okebukola (OON)

Prof. Peter Okebukola (OON)

Member, Board of Trustees...
Mr. Femi Adelegan

Mr. Femi Adelegan

Secretary, Board of Trustees...
Chief Jimoh Buraimoh

Chief Jimoh Buraimoh

Member, Board of Trustees...
Chief Muraina Oyelami

Chief Muraina Oyelami

Member, Board of Trustees...
Mr. Augustus Babajide Ajibola

Mr. Augustus Babajide Ajibola

Member, Board of Trustees...
Mr. Ayanwale Olayanju

Mr. Ayanwale Olayanju

Member, Board of Trustees...
Mr. Ayanwale Olayanju

Prof. Siyan Oyeweso

Executive Director...
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Our Partners

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan

Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan

Parakou University,  Republic of Benin

Parakou University, Republic of Benin

International African institute, University of London

International African institute, University of London

Osun State University

Osun State University

Obafemi Awolowo University

Obafemi Awolowo University

Constituency for Africa

Constituency for Africa

The African Union

The African Union

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Latest News

workshop-on-cultural-icons

The CBCIU hosted a National Workshop on Cultural Icons in Africa

The intellectual occasion was held to round off an exciting year... December, 2018
return Ulli Beiers works

CBCIU IWALEWAHAUS MOU to return Ulli Beiers' works to Nigeria

CBCIU signed a MOU with the University of Bayreuth, Iwalewahaus, Germany. August, 2018
Tunde Kelani Celebration

National Colloquium on Nollywood in Honor of Tunde Kelani at 70

The Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU) .... 19 March 2018

CBCIU PUBLIC LECTURE

CBCIU Public Lecture

CBCIU Public Lecture

Theme: Protecting our National Heritage, Projecting our National Treasure... February 3, 2018
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Our Mission, Goals & Strategies

  • Our Mission

    the world is in our hands1To elevate Black culture by focusing on its recovery, preservation, promotion, and utilization of its enduring ways of being for the purposes of holistic development, appreciation, and international understanding.

  • Our Goals

    our goals 2

    To retrieve, curate, and sustain historic cultural assets.

    To foster cross-cultural and inter-generational engagement for global harmony.

  • Our Strategies

    strategy

    ♦ Education and Research

    ♦ Collaboration and networking

    ♦ Acquisition of adequate resources

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