Dayo and Kenny Ogungbe

Afrobeat

There is no denying that Nigerian Afrobeat is fashioned after American popular music. When Majek Fashek, a musician from the old bloc came back to Nigeria after a while, he confessed to “watch…

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first commercial bus in Lagos, 1950

Lagos (City)

LAGOS refers to the urban area called Metropolitan Lagos, which includes both the islands of the former municipality of Lagos and the main surburbs. On December 12, 1991, the city of Lagos seized…

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Gaani Festival

Gaani festival; is celebrated annually among the Bartonum of the old Borgu Empire in Baruten and Raima Local Government Areas of Kwara, Borgu in Niger; and Nikki, a community administered by…

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Cotton

Cotton; Plant grown and woven into cloth in western Nigeria and many parts of West Africa. Cotton was second to groundnut among cash crops through which farmers in northern Nigeria made their…

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Obinna Uzor

Obinna Uzor; Businessman and politician, born March 17, 1963, Uzor founded GOCUZ, a trading outfit which grew to a conglomerate. Uzor was governorship candidate in the state on the platform of the…

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Omafume Onoge

Omafume Onoge; was one of the never say die radical intellectuals that had incessantly pummelled the reactionary state apparatus that miitary Head of State, Yakwubu Gowon had attempted to plant on…

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Folawaiyo Wahab

Folawiyo Iyanda Wahab; industrialist, known as the Baba Adini of Nigeria and a recipient of the nation’s honour of the Commander of the Federal Republic, CFR, born to a successful Lagos…

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Wasiu Ayinde

Wasiu Ayinde; born in 1957, the episodic odyssey of his career began in 1966 at the age of nine as a small-time amateur singer in Agarawu area of Lagos Island. He dropped out of secondary school…

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Osun Groove

Osun Groove is the worship centre of the Yoruba Impersonation of the “Waters of Life,” and the spiritual mother of the Osogbo township. To her, Osun belong the Groves, but one or the…

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Ojubo Osogbo

Ojubo Osogbo, a component of the Osun Groove, is ancient, older than the town of Osogbo (which is not older than 400 years, according to Chief Olugunna’s research). The statue of Osun where…

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