Category: Art, History and Culture

Must Read: How Igbo Enslaved Igbo – Nigerian Writer Adaobi Nwaubani on Slave trade
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Must Read: How Igbo Enslaved Igbo – Nigerian Writer Adaobi Nwaubani on Slave trade

PH - July 19, 2018

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani, Nigerian writer, in a history-type article, says men of the Igbo tribe enslaved their kinsmen long before…

Nigeria’s Nnedi Okorafor to Write Standalone Comic On Black Panther Character
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Nigeria’s Nnedi Okorafor to Write Standalone Comic On Black Panther Character

PH - July 19, 2018

Award-winning Nigerian comic writer Nnedi Okorafor has been commissioned by Marvel Comics to write a series for Black Panther character,…

Meet the First Ever Miss Nigeria, Grace Oyelude, Who Still Rocks at 86
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Meet the First Ever Miss Nigeria, Grace Oyelude, Who Still Rocks at 86

MT - July 18, 2018

Grandmother, Grace Atinuke, born November 16, 1931, is known to be the first ever Miss Nigeria, having won the pageant…

History Behind the “Powerful” Septuagenarian Crocodile Being Worshipped at Oje Community in Ibadan
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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History Behind the “Powerful” Septuagenarian Crocodile Being Worshipped at Oje Community in Ibadan

MT - July 18, 2018

Oje is a community in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, known for sale of assorted traditional textile materials. In the popular…

Human Body is the Best Canvas for Painting – Abiola Bodunrin
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Human Body is the Best Canvas for Painting – Abiola Bodunrin

PH - July 13, 2018

Abiola Bodunrin, a body artist, says the human body is the best canvas for painting. Speaking to NAN in an…

How Patronage of Nigerian Art Can Better Improve – Victor Ehikhamenor
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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How Patronage of Nigerian Art Can Better Improve – Victor Ehikhamenor

PH - July 10, 2018

Victor Ehihkamenor, a visual artist, writer, and photographer, says the marketability of Nigerian art is improving but it can be…

Watch the Awkward Moment Oba Of Lagos Rilwan Akiolu ‘Toasts’ TV Presenter
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Watch the Awkward Moment Oba Of Lagos Rilwan Akiolu ‘Toasts’ TV Presenter

MT - July 9, 2018

Oba of Lagos Rilwan Akiolu has come under fire from a number of Nigerians due to a recent interview he…

BBC World Service commissions Huge Art Installation in University of Lagos
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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BBC World Service commissions Huge Art Installation in University of Lagos

PH - July 9, 2018

BBC World Service has commissioned a huge art installation in Lagos, Nigeria to support their ‘Make More Of Your World’…

Meet Kareem Olamilekan, The 11-Year-Old Boy Who Drew President Macron Within Two Hours
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Meet Kareem Olamilekan, The 11-Year-Old Boy Who Drew President Macron Within Two Hours

PH - July 4, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron has praised the skills of an 11-year-old Nigerian artist who drew a stunning portrait of him…

France’s Macron Becomes First President To Visit Fela’s Afrika Shrine
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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France’s Macron Becomes First President To Visit Fela’s Afrika Shrine

PH - July 4, 2018

The Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Steve Ayorinde, has expressed his delight with the visit of French President David Macron,…

Discover Facts About Onuora Nzekwu, Author Of The Book ‘Eze Goes To School’
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Discover Facts About Onuora Nzekwu, Author Of The Book ‘Eze Goes To School’

MT - July 3, 2018

Onuora Nzekwu's book was one of the most read book in Nigeria. Apart from the generations of today, almost every…

Find Out About The Author Of The Great Nigerian Storybook ‘Koku Baboni’
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Find Out About The Author Of The Great Nigerian Storybook ‘Koku Baboni’

MT - July 3, 2018

Get to know ths Nigerian author who spent most of his years writing to inspire and interest kids. His books…

Check Out The Panegyric Of The South West State In Nigeria Called Oyo
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Check Out The Panegyric Of The South West State In Nigeria Called Oyo

MT - July 3, 2018

Just like every state in Nigeria has its own name, so also they have their their panegyric, popularly known as…

Check Out The Top 5 Traditional Dances In Nigeria You Should Know
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Check Out The Top 5 Traditional Dances In Nigeria You Should Know

OT - July 3, 2018

Nigeria comprises of more than 250 clans which all have their impossible to miss cultures and traditions of which dance…

Pre-destined Names In The Yoruba Land Known As ‘Oruko Amutorunwa’
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Pre-destined Names In The Yoruba Land Known As ‘Oruko Amutorunwa’

OT - July 2, 2018

One of the most important things done when a child is born in the Yorubaland is to name the child.…

Check Out The Different Titles Of Traditional Rulers In The Yoruba Land
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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Check Out The Different Titles Of Traditional Rulers In The Yoruba Land

OT - July 2, 2018

Many of these Obas have the special name they call them apart from being called the Oba of so-so land.…

These Photos of Davido as He Visits Ooni of Ife Proves He is a True Yoruba Man
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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These Photos of Davido as He Visits Ooni of Ife Proves He is a True Yoruba Man

MT - July 2, 2018

Multiple awards winning Nigerian singer, Davido, may be one of the biggest music stars in Africa and arguably in the…

History Of Omu Okwei, The Woman Who Had Network Of Businesses In 19th Century
Art, History and Culture
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Art, History and Culture
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History Of Omu Okwei, The Woman Who Had Network Of Businesses In 19th Century

OT - July 2, 2018

Felicia Ifeoma Ekejiuba was born in 1872, her father Prince Osuna Afubeho was a wealthy warrior. As a fe,male-child, her…

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