The Alaafin of Oyo, HRM, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has said that he has no respect for any king who goes clubbing and drinks (alcohol) in public places. The royal father said this during the installation ceremony of Nigerian Fuji maestro, King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall as the Mayegun of Yorubaland. In the event honoured by prominent Yoruba kings, Ayinde Marshall said he would stand for the interest of the Yoruba nation.Read more
This article is intended to provide information on Nigerian traditional clothing and accessories. Nigeria as a country has numerous tribes and ethnic groups, many of which wear their own style of garb according to their custom and tradition.Read more
The Artists Social Forum has urged artists to find new creative dimensions to ensure that art does not become irrelevant.
The group noted this on Sunday at an exhibition of paintings, drawings and new media works organised by Dr Abiodun Karafu at The Resource Place, Akora Estate, Lagos.
The event was aimed at repositioning art and artists in Nigeria for the 22nd century.Read more
Each time you think you have had enough of beautiful treats from glamorously-dressed regberegbe groups, dancing and singing with glee, the warrior troupes of the Ojude Oba Festival will appear to spring a surprise. The Balogun families will storm the arena on their horses prancing to roaring drums and ceremonial gunshots. Once they arrive at the wide festival ground, you can be sure enough is not enough.
The two categories of actors in the historical spectacleRead more
Sheraton Lagos Hotel will host Afro-beat musician Femi Kuti live in concert, on 22nd September, 2018.
Curated in partnership with media and entertainment company Chocolate City Group, the critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, and four-time Grammy Award nominee, is set to enthrall music lovers, Afrobeat enthusiasts and members of Marriott International’s award-winning loyalty programmes with an exclusive live performance of his seventh studio album, One People One World.Read more
People clamouring for major private initiatives to grow the Nigerian art and culture landscape now have some respite as one of such has berthed in Abuja.
Abuja has, for decades, struggled against the appellation of a city without a soul, since much of what happens there is politics. But with the coming of the Heritage Africa Village Square, the city may soon sing a new song.Read more
Oresegun Olumide, a Nigerian artist has been buzzing everyone on Facebook with his near real life paintings. His oil on canvas paintings, which he has been creating for years, have finally brought the artist to the lime light. Oresegun set Facebook ablaze after he uploaded his most recent pieces of art.
Osun Osogbo is one of many internationally recognized festivals in Nigeria. This festival along Olojo and Ijesa Iwude festival, projects the Yoruba as a people of strong culture and tradition. The festival is based upon the goddess Osun, one of the many venerated Yoruba deities and similar to Ifa, her followership is universal.Read more
The Wodaabe tribe is a Fulani tribe in Niger, West Africa. The males in the tribe are regarded as very vain because they believe that they are the most handsome set of men and they always carry mirrors.
In the Wodaabe tribe, people are given in marriage in infancy and the women can have as many sexual partners as they desire before marriage.Read more