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    Homowo Festival: A Union of the Living and their Ancestors

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    Festivals in traditional African communities are filled with lots of funfair. Mostly organized according to traditional calendars, they have over the years served as a means of bonding and reinforcing communal living, fostering kinship relations and camaraderie among friends. Notwithstanding the influence of Westernization penetrating African societies, the practice of festival gathering has remained, drawing […] More

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    Badagry: An Interaction With Nature and History

    Located in the bustling city of Lagos, the coastal town of Badagry is a shift away from the ostentatious show that Lagos presents. Occupying the fringes of the border between Nigeria and Benin Republic, this historical town is predominantly occupied by the Egun people, and has attained the status of Nigeria’s choicest tourism destination. Notable […] More

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    NCAC Adopts Innovative Cultural Tour

    The recent disruption of economic activities occasioned by the global pandemic; Covid-19, has accelerated the swift adoption of virtual technology. Stakeholders in the travel and tourism industry have been consistent towards proffering innovative solutions geared towards combating the effects of travel restrictions while adapting to the new reality.In a recent development, the National Council for […] More

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    Badagry Diaspora Festival 2019: A Re-Connection To Motherland

    Against the background of a sad historical past, Badagry is leading the charge for the rectification of a rather troubling part of that historical past dating to the 18th century. Dubbed “A Pilgrimage To The Motherland: The Third Coming”; the Badagry Diaspora Festival 2019, was jointly organized by Door of Return Initiative Nigeria (DRIN) and […] More

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    The Pride Of An African Woman – Her Hair

    Attached primarily to its aesthetic value, African natural hair has trumped its perceived discriminatory status to become one of the most accepted and sought after around the world. Historically, hair is a source of identity. In our contemporary world, African hair has witnessed a transformation from just an identity to one which evokes pride, in […] More

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