Tourism in Calabar Carnival

Tourism

The two UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nigeria, which doubles as the most popular tourism brands outside Nigeria, recognisable and visited by tourists worldwide are the Sukur Cultural Landscape in…

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Onikan neigbourhood in Lagos

Onikan

Onikan; central neighborhood on the Lagos Lagoon, which is home to some of the city’s most important cultural offerings, including the Nigerian National Museum and Rele Gallery, which…

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rehearsal at WNTV

Television

Television in Nigeria was anticipated by Adekanbi, editor of Eko Akete in a 1924 publication when, in reaction to Colonel Malone, chairman of the Radio Association’s prediction of the emergence…

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Fatai Rolling Dollar with his guitar

Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju

Fatai Olayiwola Olagunju; Legendary highlife maestro popularly called Fatai Rolling Dollar. A guitarist, singer and exponent of native thumb piano – Agidigbo, he was the oldest artist on the…

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Dele Momodu

Dele MOMODU

Dele MOMODU, Journalist and founder of Ovation, in 1996, a celebrity style magazine covering mostly West Africa, which features high life parties, and properties essentially with pictures. Dele…

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Amebo

Amebo in the Nigerian popular culture means gossip and is often used to qualify mostly a lady who takes undue interest in other people’s affairs. Amebo was the name of a character in The Village…

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Shina Peters

Oluwashina Akanbi Peters, popularly known as Sir Shina Peters (SSP) was born 30th May 1958 in Ogun State. SSP’s childhood was like most children’s, he had strict parents who wanted the best…

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Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage, Afro pop singer was born in Lagos in February 1980 as the youngest and the only girl among male siblings. At the age of eleven, she was moved with family to London, where as a fresh…

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close up picture of Ayo Opon players

Ayo Opon

Ayo opon, or Jonda, is a two-player African board game of strategy, popular among Yoruba people in the Western part of Nigeria, and Igbos in the East, where it is called nchorokoto. Two persons…

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Olabisi Ajala with friends in the Red Army in Moscow

Olabisi Ajala

Olabisi Ajala, popularly known as “Ajala the traveller”, was the gregarious globe-trotting Nigerian who, in a one-man odyssey which began at his twenty-seventh year, met many leaders…

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