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9 Jan
The Nigerian woman has been an embodiment of pure divine grace and beauty, class and style since time immemorial. Way before the advent of the colonial merchants, its doctrines and polluting systems, she has been a role model of beauty and grace. She carries herself with style, class, and grace; her beautiful black body shiny…
29 Aug 2020
When Bola walked into the class, the first thing the children noticed was the tribal mark on her face. At first, they ignored her, but later, they asked if her dad has a dog that bit her. She told them no, that it was just a tribal mark. They pretended they understood but subsequently, once…
29 Oct 2018
Tribal marks are lacerations made on the face practised by parts of the Yoruba and the Hausa tribe in Nigeria. In the olden days, it was practised and was symbolic. In the Yoruba and Hausa Fulani tribes and Benin tribes in Nigeria, these incisions were a form of identity as the different parts of the…
29 Sep 2018
Following the wide acceptance of his maiden double album releases, GreenWhiteDope001 and GreenWhiteDope002 in a somewhat novel fashion last year, soulful storyteller-singer, Ibejii, on Thursday September 20, made return with his third album titled, Tribal Marks,
14 Jan 2018
In ancient Europe, scarification was used to mark and identify slaves. In Africa, it is widely performed as a cultural activity. In Nigeria, it was originally for identification and medication. Scarification involves a long and painful process where the skin is cut or pierced with a sharp object or hot instrument, leaving scars on the…
15 Jan 2017
Many parents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have frowned at the inscription of tribal marks on the faces of children, describing it as archaic, and an infringement on their fundamental human rights.


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