Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Travel & Art

Travel & Art

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

Wakaabout Series: Nigeria’s Little Known Achoncho Festival

By Pelu Awofeso Plateau State is the twelfth largest state of Nigeria, and is located approximately in the center of the country. Carved out of the old Benue-Plateau State in 1976, Hausa is the main...

Both English and Yoruba languages Can Coexist- Adebayo Adegbembo

I spoke with Adebayo Adegbembo, founder of Genii Games, an interactive mobile application and animated videos to help children learn Nigerian languages, ethics, etiquette and more, he uses the Yoruba term for culture, asa as a game...

Light City Baltimore

Maryland and the greater DMV area (D.C., Maryland, and Virginia respectively) have been unofficially dubbed the "second Nigeria", among other U.S. states like Illinois (Chicago), Texas (Dallas and Houston), New York (New York City),...

Folarin Falana A.K.A Falz Shines at the BET Awards

Folarin Falana, popularly called “Falzthebahdguy” won the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Award for “Viewer’s Choice Best International Act” category. The award is the rapper’s first BET award, as he emerged winner on Saturday. Other nominees in...
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Odogbolu Day: The Music and History of the Annual Yoruba Festival

By Babatunde Odubanwo Historically, the town is an amalgamation of eight old communities who voluntarily decided to come together in order to wade off incessant war attacks. The name ODOGBOLU in the Yoruba parlance means settlement...

“Cotonou”, the Closest International City to Lagos

Just as the some the greatest features of Nigeria are in Lagos, most of the official and economical events of the Benin Republic takes place in Cotonou even though the capital is Port-Novo. Cotonou also has...

Photo News: A Typical Village in Northern Nigeria

Kakura community is located in the Kujama ward in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state northwest Nigeria and is about 16 kilometers from main Kaduna city. The settings in the village look like...

Tram 83: 2015 Etisalat Prize in Literature Goes to a Book about a City...

Fiston Mwanza Mujila, author of Tram 83 has been announced as the winner of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature Saturday evening in Lagos at a well attended colorful ceremony. As described in the book's...

South Africa Receives Travel Advisory Warning, Accurate or Sabotage?

South Africa has made a veiled dismissal on an imminent security threat posed by terrorists in the country during the month of Ramadan. The United States and some Western European countries always come under attack...

Art Takes a Stand at the Largest International Trade Fair in Africa

The largest international trade show is held annually in Nigeria. Hundreds of companies travel from different provinces in Nigeria and different countries in Africa to exhibit at the Lagos International Trade Fair. The fair is...

Latest Nigerian News

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...