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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

ADUNNI – A Love Poem To A Yoruba Maiden

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Adunni, let me be lost in your heart For I listen not to the hunter's trumpet. Adunni, let me go astray in your thoughts For I give unto you all that I bear. Let us make a journey...

Lagos@50 Int’l Conference: Smart people, smart services, smart city – A Review

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Considering the impressive number of ideas that were brewed at the 2-day LagosAt50 International conference tagged "Towards a Smart City", the conference can be adjudged successful by all standards. Right from the welcome address, the Governor...

Maami – a traditional Yoruba poem

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Maami, this day shall pass away To usher in a boundless joy The energy invested in the hurdles of life Shall be regained in the pleasure of future. You've won many battles with courage And broken many tides with prayers You've...

Yes! We’ve found Oresegun Olumide! BUY fantastic artwork from a true genius!

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We've found Oresegun Olumide! BUY fantastic artwork from a true genius! Oresegun Olumide took the world by storm a few short weeks ago, thrilling us with his amazing life-like paintings of life in Nigeria. BUY fantastic...

British family shine in traditional Nigerian outfits as they come to take home their...

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This is cultural intelligence at its very best! If we are to act like the Romans when in Rome, this British family taught us how to do traditional flawlessly. They came, they saw, and...

Nigerian Cake Art Collaboration: a sweet celebration of skill, talent and flair

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I always thought there wasn't a cake I could not eat. Except fruit cake, naturally. Fruit cake are not natural and have something of the underworld about them but then again, everyone knows this....

Nigerian-born Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby Shatters Sotheby’s Record, Art Auctions For $1.1m

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Nigerians are at it again. You don't have to like it, but sooner or later, we will have no choice but to sit up and recognise that there is a New World Order, and...

Ògbójú Ọdẹ nínú Igbó Irúnmalẹ̀ – not just a fairy tale after all!

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Sayo Aluko There's a tale locked deep in Yoruba folklore, growing up, we were told about it. That, long loun loun time ago, there used to be an "igbo irunmale"! A grisly forest of demons, ghoul...

17 images that will make you crave a visit to Northern Nigeria

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It's not all about the single-story of bombs, violence, terrorism and crudity....No, in fact, northern Nigeria was never about these violent representation she's now being unfortunately pitted with. She is actually beautiful. These 17...

The Blessing by Rotimi Kaleb – a book review by Omo Osagiede

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I recently met Evangelist Rotimi Kaleb and as far as first impressions go, there was something about his calmness, youthful spirit and firm handshake that immediately struck me. There was definitely more to this...