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Culture and traditions

28 Aug
The meaning of the colour white depends on either the person or the tradition in question. Either way, our lives are infused with the significance of white. It is the symbol of purity without blemish. White represents the crisp cotton of just-washed linens and spring cleaning. The colour white is a representation of purity, unadulterated…
12 Jun
Oro is one of the many cultural practices among the Yoruba that have been going on since ancient times. Despite the emergence of “civilisation”, it has persisted and survived and still has relevance in contemporary times.  Oro is known by other names in some communities as some call it Ita, alugbe, ajala and magbo.  Cultural…


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Residents of Rije Community in Kuje Area Council outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are in joyful mood as the Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army donated a solar powered borehole to alleviate the perennial water scarcity in the community. The gesture, which is in line with the Chief of Army Staff’s (COAS) vision…
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• vows his government will not be distracted by looking back at PDP's misgovernment Deputy president of the Senate and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that his government will not seek vendetta against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and the governing Peoples Democratic Party if elected to…
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Peru's new President Dina Boluarte was under pressure Thursday to quell the political turmoil rocking the country, a day after the dramatic arrest of her predecessor, who stands accused of attempting a coup. The South American country's first-ever woman leader asked the opposition for a truce as she prepared to form a government, as doubt…
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Brazil coach Tite has hit back at criticism of his players' dancing goal celebrations in their World Cup win over South Korea, dismissing suggestions they showed a lack of respect.
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Crisis-hit Sri Lanka's parliament Thursday approved President Ranil Wickremesinghe's 2023 budget, vital to raising government revenue and securing a twice-delayed IMF bailout.