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Yoruba siblings - Dayo Agboola Photography - Feature

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...
Fori Fori Nigeria

Meet Fori Fori – an indigenous, odd-defying brand doing wonders with leather!

Nigeria, present day Nigeria, probably presents as the most unconducive milieu for the heart, act and art of a truly entrepreneurial indigent youth. Do we need to argue this sad fact at all sha? Yes,...
Richard III - Arcola Theatre - c-Alex-Brenner -9

Greg Hicks is theatrical excellence, Femi Elufowoju, Jr masterful in Arcola Theatre’s Richard III

Despite being a confirmed culture vulture, I was a bit concerned about how my ADHD would hold up for Richard III. This is Shakespeare's second longest play, and I am a person who has...
Gubi

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

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...
Lagos conference smart city

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...
lagos conference

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...
English-Family-Nigerian Bride-1

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...
Ale Oge event - Demilola Abass

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,...
Adekola Ademuyiwa the Human Wikipedia - Feature

MUST WATCH: Adekola Ademuyiwa the ‘Human Wikipedia’ will wow you beyond words!

It was an evening that succeeded a busy day in early February, 2017. I was waiting at the mechanic's workshop in Bodija, Ibadan to pick up my car. Enter this man with some "current...
OONI OF IFE - UK

A tale of two crowns: the Ooni of Ife visits the UK

The Ooni of Ife touched down in London over the weekend, and as always, he was a majestic sight to behold. Okay, I know I am partial, but as Nigerian kings go, His Imperial Majesty...

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