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Ooni Of Ife Participates In Ita-Osun Festival

Ooni Of Ife Participates In Ita-Osun Festival (photos)

Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, on Saturday July 27th, led thousands of Osun faithfuls who stormed his Ile Oodua Palace across the country to celebrate the 2019 edition of Ita-Osun festival. While addressing newsmen after offering [...]

July 30, 2019 Culture
Abuja Carnival

FG Announces New Date For Abuja Carnival

The Federal Government said the annual Abuja carnival has been rescheduled to hold from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25. Mrs Grace Gekpe, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information said the postponement was to enable the ministry plan adequately for a robust [...]

April 6, 2019 Culture
chinese restaurant


Nigerians are not allowed to enter or order food at a racist Chinese restaurant called Shi Shi in Lagos, investigation by The PUNCH has revealed. The PUNCH reporter visited the restaurant to investigate claims made by some Nigerians on social [...]

March 20, 2019 Cuisine

Lagos rolls out culture carnival to herald festive season

Lagos State has concluded plans to hold this year’s culture carnival on the mainland, specifically on Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja on Sunday, December 3. The event starts from 12 noon till late in the evening. The entire industrial road stretch [...]

November 29, 2017 Culture
19-Year-Old Boy Marries 15-Year-Old Girl

19-Year-Old Boy Marries 15-Year-Old Girl In Northern Part Of Nigeria

19-Year-Old Boy Marries 15-Year-Old Girl: Photos of this latest coupe in town are trending online due to obvious reason. According to a social media user who shared the photos and congratulated the couple on their union, the 19-year-old boy tied [...]

October 8, 2017 Culture
Yemi Osibanjo

Why I’m happy we walked out on Osinbajo—Ovie of Oghara

OGHARA—THE traditional ruler of Oghara Kingdom, Delta State, HRM Noble Eshemitan, Orefe III, yesterday, applauded the January walkout on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo by Urhobo monarchs during a fact-finding visit by Osinbajo to the Niger Delta, adding that Urhobo monarchs [...]

September 5, 2017 Culture
American Woman's Kids Wear Nigerian Outfits

American Woman’s Kids Wear Nigerian Outfits

American Woman’s Kids Wear Nigerian Outfits: An American woman identified as Sarah Curran who lives in California has hailed Nigerian outfits after getting some from Lagos for her little children. The excited woman revealed that her friend Natalie Kostich who [...]

August 31, 2017 Culture
Jollof Spaghetti

How To Cook Jollof Spaghetti

  In this page, you will find one of the Nigerian recipes that the whole family will love – Jollof Spaghetti . Just like Jollof rice recipe, Jollof Spaghetti is also a traditional Nigerian food prepared the same way. It [...]

August 7, 2017 Cuisine
nigerian egg stew

How to Cook Nigerian Egg Stew

Egg stew is often mistaken for Tomato Omelette. Both are not quite the same. Yes, they are both prepared with the same ingredients, just not in the same quantities. While Tomato Omelette consists mainly of eggs, Egg Stew has more of tomatoes. [...]

August 7, 2017 Cuisine

Delicious home made smoothie recipes for weight loss

Delicious smoothie recipes for weight loss can certainly help you to become skinny. Smoothie is not a simple drink. It is a tasty, healthy, nutritious and yet low-calorie mix (cocktail), made from different food ingredients with a blender. Any smoothies [...]

August 7, 2017 Cuisine
‘Igbos are not Jews’

‘Igbos are not Jews’ – DNA result reveals

‘Igbos are not Jews’: The high expectations of members of the Re­deemed Israel Commu­nity of Nazarene Association (RICON) on a possible ances­tral link between Igbo and Jews have been dashed. The international President of Jewish Voice Ministries, Rab­bi Jonathan Bernis, announced [...]

August 7, 2017 Culture
Healthy Egg Burger

Healthy Egg Burger

This fantastic “healthy egg burger” is a healthy treat for you and your family. It is easy to make and tastes delicious. The recipe below prepares one egg burger, but you can modify it depending on the number you need [...]

July 15, 2017 Cuisine

I am a Nigerian

Over the past few weeks, a reading and video of a poem I AM A NIGERIAN has been circulating on social media without attribution. It has been sent to me several times, both in video and in text form as [...]

July 3, 2017 Literature
Chief David Edebiri

No Benin oba was buried in Ile-Ife – Esogban of Benin, Edebiri

BENIN—FRESH tension is brewing between the Yoruba and the Benin Traditional Council, as the Esogban of Benin Kingdom, Chief David Edebiri, described as absolute falsehood and provocative, the claim by the Oore of Mobaland, Oba James Adedapo Popoola, that until [...]

February 4, 2017 Culture

Bosnian Woman Cleans People’s Eyeballs By Licking Them

Hava Celebic, an 80-year-old woman from the Bosnian village of Crnjevo, claims to be somewhat of a miracle worker. She is allegedly able to clean people’s eyes of various debris using only her tongue. Celebic, who is known as “Nana Hava” in [...]

January 28, 2017 Culture
13-Year-Old Girl Forced To Marry Her 56-Year-Old Teacher

13-Year-Old Girl Forced To Marry Her 56-Year-Old Teacher

  “This 13-year-old girl has been forced to marry her 56-year-old Teacher in Kano (Photo)” A Qur’anic School teacher in Kurna Babban Layi area of Kano has perfected plans to marry off his 13-year-old daughter, Bilkisu, to his 56-year-old friend. [...]

December 28, 2016 Culture
Calabar Bikers

Calabar Bikers Carnival 2016 [PHOTOS/VIDEO]

The 2016 Calabar Carnival has being promising and aggregating to be the biggest as Bikers took the streets of Carnival by storm with their best of stunts. Ahead of tomorrow’s events, African Biggest Street party, different Bikers across the world [...]

December 28, 2016 Culture

Kids & Play takes sports devt to secondary schools

By Jude Opara A Non-Governmental Organisation, Kids and Play over the weekend in Abuja demonstrated a rare commitment to grassroots sports development when it inaugurated a multimillion Naira sports facility at the Government Secondary School (GSS), Yangoji, Kwali Area Council of [...]

December 11, 2016 Literature, What the papers say

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Court Dissolve Marriage In Osun As Woman Said Husband’s Half Salary Cannot Maintain A Family.

A Customary Court in Iwara-Ijesa, Osun State, Nigeria, has dissolved a 15 year old marriage, as Mrs Oluitan Folashade, had approached the court for divorce, saying her husband, Oluitan Abraham Adelusi’s half salary from his employment with the Osun state [...]

November 30, 2016 Culture, Geography, Societal issues
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti

If Nigeria Break, Only Igbos Can Survive – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has said that only Igbo people will be able to survive if Nigeria breaks up. Fayose said this Fayose stated this on Saturday, November 19 when the Ndigbo community in his state conferred him with [...]

November 21, 2016 Culture
IbomFest’ll Promote Foreign Investment

IbomFest’ll Promote Foreign Investment —Gov Emmanuel

UYO—Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has said that the state’s maiden heritage festival, tagged IbomFest 2016, will help attract foreign investments to the state. Speaking at the unveiling of the event at Government House, Uyo, Governor Emmanuel said: [...]

October 13, 2016 Culture
Chinua Achebe

Good Night, Prof Chinua Achebe. Quotes From Achebe…

[1] “No matter how prosperous a man was, if he was unable to rule his women and his children (and especially his women) he was not really a man.” [2] “A child’s fingers are not scalded by a piece of hot [...]

August 26, 2016 Literature
Kano Mass Marraige

Kano Govt Spends N238m on Mass Wedding – Gov Kwankwaso.

Kano Govt Spends N238m on Mass Wedding – Kano State Government said on Saturday it spent N238 million on the third batch of mass wedding for 1,000 couples in the state. Gov. Rabiu Kwankwaso announced this at a reception in honour of [...]

August 15, 2016 Culture
Chinua Achebe to be buried May 23

Chinua Achebe to be buried May 23 – South-East Governors By Emmanuel Uzodinma

Chinua Achebe to be buried May 23 – Governors of the South-East states on Sunday said the burial date of the late literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe has been fixed for May 23, 2013. Chairman of the forum and Anambra Governor, [...]

July 9, 2016 Literature

Sokoto: 140 People to be Joined In Mass Wedding

Sokoto – Over 140 people are to be sponsored for a mass wedding ceremony in Sokoto, the state commissioner for Youths and Sports Development, Alhaji Tsalha Sidi Mamman, disclosed yesterday. The commissioner said the state government would sponsor the event to [...]

June 30, 2016 Culture

2Face A Wicked Man. ONLY God Will Judge you on What you Did to us.

by Amina Umar 2Face A Wicked Man. ONLY God Will Judge you on What you Did to us.- “I never knew or comprehend that Mr 2face Innocent Idibia had this spirit of Wickedness in him. We have been encouraging him even when [...]

May 3, 2016 Music and film
Prince Dies at 57

BREAKING – Prince Dies at 57: Iconic Musical Genius Found Dead in Paisley Park

Prince died earlier today (April 21) at age 57 at his Paisley Park home and studio, his publicist confirmed to the Associated Press. TMZ first reported the news. Gone But Not Forgotten: In Memoriam 2016 Prince was hospitalized last week [...]

April 21, 2016 Music and film
Benefits of Okro

This Plant Can Cure Asthma, Diabetes, High Cholesterol and Kidney Diseases

This plant is usually cultivated in warm and tropical regions. It can be consumed throughout the whole year and it can be eaten fried, cooked and boiled.       okra   We’re talking about the powerful okra. Okra contains [...]

April 17, 2016 Cuisine, Health issues
kano mass wedding

Another 1000 Women for Kano Mass Wedding

Another 1000 Women for Kano Mass Wedding – Kano Mass Wedding — The Kano State Hisbah Board said yesterday that it has concluded plans to marry off 1000 widows and divorcees in the third batch of its mass marriage program aimed [...]

March 2, 2016 Culture
The Legend Chinua Achebe i

Achebe’s Last Employer, Brown University, Mourns; Plans Memorial On Late Writer’s Life

Brown University, where foremost novelist, Prof Chinua Achebe, worked until his death last night, says it would organize a memorial in honour of one of its most valuable faculty member in history. A statement from the university described the late [...]

July 24, 2015 Literature