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Maami – a traditional Yoruba poem

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...
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Lagos@50 Int’l conference, “Towards a Smart City”, in PICTURES

Lagos struck another epochal cord in the annals of impressive development with this "Towards a Smart city" conference, an idea that was birthed to celebrate the state at 50; and indeed, if all the...
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Lagos@50 Int’l Conference: Smart people, smart services, smart city – A Review

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...
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21 Great books that can make you feel well-read even if they are the...

Everyone wants to feel intelligent. Sometimes, we even start to feel pretty smart. But then it happens, that feeling of blandness when you find yourself amidst a bookish discuss by chance, and you're just...
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British family shine in traditional Nigerian outfits as they come to take home their...

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...
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In Yoruba Names “Ọlá” Does Not Always Mean “Wealth” – Kola Tubosun

One common stereotype about Yorùbá names is that they, on the surface, always seem obsessed with wealth. It is incompatible with the truth, of course, but examples are usually provided easily to show how...
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London’s Southbank Centre’s AFRICA UTOPIA returns for 5th year

SOUTHBANK CENTRE’S AFRICA UTOPIA RETURNS WITH A PROGRAMME OF PERFORMANCE, ART, FASHION AND TALKS Africa Utopia returns to Southbank Centre for its fifth year, from 15-16 July 2017, with a line up of some of the...
Chimamanda Adichie at TEDxEuston - we should all be feminists

#ThrowbackThursday to when Chimamanda Adichie urged us all to be feminists at TEDxEuston

Chimamanda Adichie - We Should All Be Feminists: you may have been present and remember the electricity in the TEDxEuston room as the final speaker took the stage in December 2012. Today, we'd like...
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Ale Oge – a celebration of Yoruba culture – comes to London 28th May!

ALE OGE! ALE OGE!! ・・・ We are ready for the biggest cultural glam slam of the summer!! Think Yoruba in the City!! O ma ja wire!! Date: Sunday, 28, May, 2017 Venue: Bar Salento, 3 Clove Crescent, London,...
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ALBINO – traditional African poetry

Cluttering face in the hot rays Inviting even the engaged eyes The white god amidst the Blacks The cult among the uninitiated Squeezing reddish face Oh please don't dare cry Why dare close eye at dawn How do you see path...

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