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Nigerian Culture & Society

History of The Yoruba People – WNTV

The Yoruba people are a West African ethnic group...

Today in History: Nigerian Potter Ladi Kwali, Whose Face is on 20 Naira Note Died 

Ladi Kwali, OON, MBE was a Nigerian potter, ceramicist, and educator.  Born in the Kwali village in the Gwari region of Northern Nigeria, where pottery was an indigenous occupation among...

Today in History: Alvan Ikoku Was Born on This Day in 1900 

Alvan Ikoku was a Nigerian educator, statesman, activist, and politician.  Alvan Ikoku Biography He was Born in Amanagwu Arochukwu, in the present state of Abia, from 1911 to 1914. Educated at...

Aguiyi Ironsi Was Killed on This Day in 1966

Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi Ironsi was Nigeria’s first Military Head of State.   He seized power amidst the ensuing chaos following the military coup of 15th January 1966.  From What Region...

Nkpokiti Traditional Dance Group Created in 1959  

Chief Festus Okoli founded the Nkpokiti ethnic dance ensemble on July 28, 1959, in Umunze, Anambra State (AKA Ojimgba).  Nkpokiti Dance  A distinctive traditional dance group from Umunze, Anambra State, is...

Meet The Youngest Female Black American Pilot From Anambra State    

Pilot Miracle Izuchukwu is the Youngest Female Black American Pilot from Anambra State.  Even if Nigeria's poor reputation in the west is still degrading, Nigerians living abroad have recently been...

Untold Tales of Izobo (Now Urhobo and Igue Festival Ubini (Benin) 

The Edo people, namely Ishan and Bini, referred to the Urhobo as izobo, which means sacrifice or human sacrifice. They were members of the Igodomigodo kingdom, which also included...
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REMINDER: Time to Collect Your PVC; Your Vote is Your Power

Go and collect your PVC. INEC won’t bring them to you. Your vote is your power.  The lead-up to the general elections in 2023 has...

Transitioning From a Playboy to a Spouse

Are you in your 20s or 30s today, attractive, and got that playboy vibes? Do you have difficulties transitioning from a Playboy to a...

Everything About African Pear And Health Benefits

African pear or bush pear is a native fruit of West Africa mainly found in southeast Nigeria, popularly called Ube.  It is interesting to eat...

What Polygamy Means in Modern Africa

My excuse? My great-grandfather was a polygamist. However, my grandfather kicked monogamy into our post-modern system. And then growing up to watch a loving...

Chimamanda Adichie to Receive Harvard University’s W.E.B Du Bois Medal

On October 6, award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will receive the W.E.B Du Bois Medal from Harvard University. Chimamanda, who previously served as a...
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