Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Travel & Art

Travel & Art

Discover Nigeria and Africa with all it has to offer in traveling and art

Wakaabout Series: A Rare Glimpse into the Osokia’a Festival

By Pelu Awofeso The Ekiti's ancestors migrated from Ile-Ife as a people, from one of the largest ethnic groups in Yoruba-land. Ekitis are culturally homogeneous and they speak a dialect of Yoruba language known as Ekiti. The state is highly...

420: Celebrating Through Fashion

Snapchat and Instagram videos are probably making potties envious while sitting behind that 9-5 work desk wondering "what is life". With the global fashion world embracing cannabis culture faster than the movement of legalizing it. Today...
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Nigerian Old or New Skool Music: Which Music Strikes the Heart Most?

Music in Nigeria remains one of the best ways to relieve the mind of the day's stresses, painting a sound and peaceful atmosphere within ones environment. Regardless of the choice of music, it's a known...

Northern Nigeria, Then and Now, A Photo Story

The Nigerian Nostalgia Project (NNP) is a worldwide photo collection project with over 60,000 members. The Project seeks to preserve the history of the Nigerian people as well as surrounding countries on the African...
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Humor, Love and History in Ghana Must Go

I am excited to tell you I was invited to a media screening of the new Nollywood film, Ghana Must Go, May 17, 2016 at Leisure Mall, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria. With every Nollywood movie there...

Unwind to Rewind This Week in Lagos

The chaos in Lagos, former capital of Nigeria is enough to scare the fainthearted away to isolation that may or may not have resulted from either a mental breakdown or stress! A contemporary city in...

Gidi Festival Underway For Easter Weekend

Different African sensations made the 2016 Gidi Festival sponsored by Heineken very memorable. The party took place yesterday night at the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island. The Gidi Festival was one of the events planned...

15 Facts About MKO Abiola Human Rights Activist and Controversial Politician

Nigerians will never forget in a hurry the great philanthropist, popular Nigerian businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Yoruba Egba clan Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, he won the 1993 presidential election that...

Book Review: Kwerekwere Testament; a Migrant’s Tale of South Africa

By Pelu Awofeso Within a day of arriving in Johannesburg in 1994, Orakwe (the fictional character in Kenneth Madiebo’s tell-all novel, The Kwerekwere Testament) had been taken on a “royal tour of the concrete jungle”....
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Beloved Artists Who Passed on in the First Quarter of 2016

Within the first three months of the year, different artists have bid the world farewell in Nollywood and in the Nigerian music industry. NoMoreLoss Veteran musician/comedian, and all around outstanding personality – Mr. Olumuyiwa "Nomoreloss" Osinuga,...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...