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68 FCT communities still practice infanticide

68 FCT communities still practice infanticide

Despite enlightenment and persuasion against the killing of twins and other children termed “evil,” indications have emerged that the primitive practice is still ongoing in about 68 communities across the Federal Capital Territory. Some communities in the FCT still describe [...]

August 29, 2022 Culture
Germany signs deal to return Nigeria’s Benin Bronzes

Germany signs deal to return Nigeria’s Benin Bronzes

Germany has signed an agreement to transfer ownership to Nigeria of the Benin Bronzes, among Africa’s most culturally significant artefacts, looted in the 19th century. The signing was done on Thursday between the Foundation of Prussian Cultural Heritage (SPK) and [...]

August 26, 2022 Culture
Al Jazeera wins ‘Feature of the Year’ at the ABSW Awards

Al Jazeera wins ‘Feature of the Year’ at the ABSW Awards

Al Jazeera Digital’s Slow Journalism unit has been awarded Feature of the Year (General) in the Association of British Science Writers (ABSW) awards. Al Jazeera won in the feature category for general science reporting, beating co-finalist, The Economist, to win the prize. [...]

July 21, 2022 Literature
Popular Yoruba Actor, Baba Atoli, Dies After Year-long Battle With Sickness

Popular Yoruba Actor, Baba Atoli, Dies After Year-long Battle With Sickness

Aveteran Yoruba movie actor, Raji Azeez, better known as Baba Atoli, on Thursday passed on after a long battle with sickness. This was announced by one of his colleagues, Foluke Daramola in a post on Instagram on Thursday. Daramola shared [...]

June 24, 2022 entertainment, Music and film
Music Concert In Abuja To Fight Oppression, Tyranny

Music Concert In Abuja To Fight Oppression, Tyranny

The Freedom Concert, a musical concert against tyranny and oppression is scheduled to hold on Friday, December 24 at the S base Gardens in the Lokogoma area of Abuja. This was announced by Dimeji Macaulay of the Freedom Concert organising [...]

December 23, 2021 Music and film
Tanzanian-born novelist wins Nobel Literature Prize

Tanzanian-born novelist wins Nobel Literature Prize

Tanzanian-born novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah on Thursday won the Nobel Literature Prize for his writings on post-colonialism and the trauma of the refugee experience. Gurnah, who grew up on the island of Zanzibar but arrived in England as a refugee at [...]

October 8, 2021 Literature
Lagos Set To Disburse Creative Intervention Fund

Lagos Set To Disburse Creative Intervention Fund

The special intervention film fund initiated by the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu earlier this year for the film industry is ready for implementation and disbursement. This is according to the Lagos State Government with the aim to further [...]

October 6, 2021 Music and film
President greets renowned essayist, Williams, at 70

President greets renowned essayist, Williams, at 70

As he marks his 70th birthday today, renowned essayist, academic and author, Prof. Adebayo Williams, has received glowing tributes from President Muhammadu Buhari. SIMILARLY, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo felicitated with President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, Bishop Francis Wale [...]

September 9, 2021 Literature
Oba of Benin concludes ‘Ugie-Ododuwa’ ceremony

Oba of Benin concludes ‘Ugie-Ododuwa’ ceremony

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, on Tuesday concluded the first public performance of Ugie-Ododuwa ceremony at the sacred Ugha-Ehengbuda axis of the palace ground in Benin. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the climax of the [...]

May 12, 2021 Culture
Thione Seck

Thione Seck, Senegalese music legend dies at 66

On Sunday, Thione Seck, one of Senegal’s biggest music stars over the last 40 years, died at the age of 66 in the capital Dakar, his lawyer said. “He died this morning of an illness at the Fann hospital,” lawyer [...]

March 15, 2021 Africa, Music and film
Attah Of Igala

Micheal Ameh Oboni Dies! The Attah Of Igala Is Dead

The Attah of Igala, Chairman, Kogi State traditional council, Dr Micheal Ameh Oboni is dead. Tribune Online reliably gathered on Thursday that the Paramount ruler died in Abuja yesterday night in an undisclosed private hospital. As at the of filling [...]

August 27, 2020 Culture
Asaba and Benin

Asaba And Benin City: Which Is More Beautiful? [PHOTOS]

Asaba And Benin City: Which Is More Beautiful? [...]

June 6, 2020 Culture
Nigeria renews campaign for return of looted artefacts

Nigeria renews campaign for return of looted artefacts

Returning African artefacts taken by explorers and colonisers has remained a serious issue in Europe-Africa relations. GREGORY AUSTIN NWAKUNOR (Arts and Culture Editor) interrogates the new Federal Government campaign for return of Nigeria’s stolen and looted artefacts. When a Cambridge [...]

December 1, 2019 Culture
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

WE DON’T SERVE, ADMIT NIGERIANS, – RACIST CHINESE RESTAURANT IN LAGOS.

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
Nkiru-Asika

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