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10 Oct
The concept of marriage, seemingly individualistic in outlook, has more often than not served as a tool to propagate and preserve a people and their culture. After all, the family is the basic unit of society. However, for varying reasons, finding the “right” life partner has proven, in most cases, to be a challenge for…
26 Sep
Cotton is a major cash crop that has considerable social and economic importance to Nigeria and other countries of the world. Among the Yorubas’ (one of the major ethnic groups in Nigeria), cotton is hand-processed to make thread which, along with other kinds of fabrics, is used to make Aso-Oke. It is said that cloth…
4 Jul
The yearly gathering of young people across the globe, under the auspices of the Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange (WSICE), comes up July 13 in a hybrid format – live and virtual.
30 Jun
Any a-partisan student of history, politics, religion and culture, especially as they also pertain to Nigeria, would know that Chief Obafemi Awolowo
28 Jun
Heritages do not die, rather it lives for the present and future. Africa is a continent endowed with a lot of cultural heritages. Heritages are unique and cherished characteristics or features of a society that are passed down through generations via deliberate efforts of preservation. In Africa, cultural heritages are those original or ingenious activities,…
28 Jun
It appears it is time to embrace the ‘menicure' because whether or not we like it, more and more men are beginning to explore the beauty of painting their nails. Long gone are the days of gender stereotypes when beauty concerns were considered a strictly female affair. If there is anything we can all agree…
30 May
What is in a name that makes it powerful? It's not just about how it sounds. It is the deliberate formation of such a name that forms the spiritual, socio-cultural, and psychological quintessence of any human, place, race, or anything that has life. The essence of humans and humanity is not complete without the adequate…
25 May
Justin Bieber is showing off his new haircut. On Sunday, the "Peaches" singer, 27, posted photos of a fresh buzzcut to Instagram, one month after he was accused of cultural appropriation for styling his hair in dreadlocks. Bieber revealed the new look in two photos, sharing a grayscale shot of his hand on his shaved…
23 May
What is the language of football? Happiness, adrenaline, you name it. Football is one of the world’s most unifying factors. In a world where troubles persist, football is a source of happiness and sometimes, tears. With the recent win of our Nigerian brothers and sisters, Kelechi “Seniorman” Iheanacho, Ndidi Wilfred, and Asisat Oshoala, this article…
19 May
The above quote I found on the first page of an 822 paged book, which I judge in my limited knowledge as the costliest book I have ever seen or read. I bought it for N150000
16 May
I can think of no more important time than the current one in which to welcome this important book on the study of African identity, culture, innovation, research, and enterprise. [ad]
21 Mar
Imagine attending an event where the speakers are Francois Henri-Pinault, Christian Louboutin, Thierry Mugler, Thierry Henry, Olivier Giroud, and you are asked to introduce yourself in French. The average Nigerian French language proficiency is being able to say ‘Bonjour, Bonsoir, comment ça va? Je m’apelle.’ Expecting them to continue the conversation in French may leave…

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has confirmed the detonation of explosives by unknown gun men on the Abuja-Kaduna railway Wednesday night. The Managing Director of the corporation, Fidet Okhiria, who confirmed this to The Guardian, said the explosives damaged the rail tracks around Dutse and Rijana in Kaduna. A viral video circulating online shows how…
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American actress Ruby Rose has shared that she was fired from The CW's Batwoman after being seriously injured on set.  The actress who starred as the title superhero character in the show's first season revealed this in a series of Instagram stories. She alleged that the role was recast last year after two herniated discs required her…
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Parliamentarians in Benin have voted to legalise abortion in the West African country, where it was already authorised under restricted conditions. Under the new law, passed late Wednesday, women can terminate a pregnancy within the first three months if it is likely to "aggravate or cause material, educational, professional or moral distress, incompatible with the…
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A former Manager with the Zenith Bank Plc, Dr. Osadebe Osakwe has dragged the publisher of Sahara Reporters Mr. Omoyele Sowore and the Sahara Reporters Media group to a Lagos High Court seeking the sum of N250 million each as damages from the defendants for alleged defamation of character. Dr. Osadebe who is also the…
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Former United States President's has revealed plans for a new social media platform TRUTH Social. The former president's media company Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), merged with the Digital World Acquisition Corp. to become a publicly listed company with a potential valuation of up to $1.7 billion. Trump announced that TRUTH social would launch…