The German Government is set to fund a Master’s Degree Programme in Archival Studies as the course is introduced at the National Film Institute (NFI), the training arm of the Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC).
Dr Chidia Maduekwe, Managing Director of the NFC, disclosed this in an interview with News men on Tuesday night, on the sideline of a reception dinner in Abuja.
The reception ceremony was organised in honour of Maduekwe, as he was on March 20 inaugurated, along other members, into the board of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies ( NIPSS ) Kuru, Jos.
Maduekwe said that in view of this, NFI will begin a post-graduate programme in its 2019 academic session in Archival Studies, the study and theory of building and curating archives, which are collections of recordings and data storage devices.
He explained that the German Government, in line with its cordial relationship with Nigeria, has indicated interest and commitment to fund the programme within the…