Dayo and Kenny Ogungbe


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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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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Tales By Moonlight

Tales By Moonlight, Nigeria Television Authority, NTA’s network programme for the kids which dramatises the Nigerian folklore exploits the whole gamut of television formats. The programme which…

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Shooting Stars of Ibadan

Shooting Stars of Ibadan: was one of the most decorated club sides in Nigeria, alongside Angers and the defunct Stationery Stores T.C. of Lagos. It dominated the country during ‘70s and ‘80s….

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Amadi; the first Nigerian feature film in a local dialect, shows an artist who has managed to overcome the artist’s dilemma of satisfying audience who advocated that African films should reflect…

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Kolade Oshinowo

Kolade Oshinowo; Nigerian romantic artist, Oshinowo is one of the most classical visual artists in the country. Oshinowo was born February 6, 1948, Ibadan, Oyo State. He was educated at Macjob…

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Tourism in Calabar Carnival


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; 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 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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