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Nigeria Festivals: Deji of Akure Orders Closure of Shops, Markets

Nigeria Festivals: Deji of Akure Orders Closure of Shops, Markets

  The Deji of Akure Kingdom, South West Nigeria, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi Ogunlade, has ordered closure of all shops and markets in the town for the annual celebrations of the Aheregbe and Omojao festivals. This is contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the monarch, Mr Michael Adeyeye and made available to […]

Nigeria: Ganduje Orders District Heads to Celebrate Hawan Daushe in their Respective Emirates

  Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all district heads to celebrate traditional Hawan Daushe in their respective emirates. The government gave the directive in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abba Anwar, in Kano on Sunday. “Against some calls circulating in the social media that all district […]

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Nigeria: Kufana Confers Traditional Title On El-rufa’i …Lauds His grassroot Oriented Programmes

  In appreciation of his people oriented programmes, the Kufana District Traditional Council in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has conferred the title of Agom Otuma (Sarkin aiki) on the Governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-rufa’i. The conferment is contained in a communique issued at the end of the council meeting chaired by the […]

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Nigeria: Consider My People As Indigenes Of Taraba – Tor-Tiv Tells Gov. Ishaku

  The Tor-Tiv Prof. James Ayatse has appealed to Governor, Darius Ishaku of Taraba state not edged out his people (Tiv) from the State, but carry them along as indigenes of Taraba. Ayatse made the appeal during a security meeting between the Benue and Taraba State governments held at the Federal University Wukari in Taraba […]

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Kenya Expands Cultural Diplomacy With South Africa

  Kenyans will get a taste of South Africa’s culture and cuisine when they host the South African Cultural Season next week. The weeklong session, which starts on Monday, is aimed at cementing and deepening the people to people relations between the two countries, promoting regional integration and supporting efforts towards expanded cultural diplomacy which […]

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Nigeria : NEWS ANALYSIS : How Indecent Dressings, Exposure To Other Cultures Heighten Rape Cases

By Julius Enehikhuere Imagine a teenage girl in one of the private secondary schools in Lagos who enjoys unhindered benefits of hanging out with her friends on many occasions, dressing seductively; all in the name of “trending lifestyle’’, Her indecent modes of dressing and behaviours, even with the permission of her mother, have been a […]

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Nigeria Cultural Re-birth : Igala Ocho Festival Back 62 Years After…Lexicographer

By Jibo John Idakwoji : All roads lead to  ÍDÁ, the cradle and capital of the Ígálá people, on Saturday, the 19th of May, 2018 for the historic celebration of the Ócho Festival. Igalas at home and in the diaspora will be joined by a teeming population of their friends and well-wishers to witness the […]

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Nigeria: Ooni Of Ife, SouthWest Region Warns Politicians Against Promoting Violence

The Ooni of Ife, Southwest of the country, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has warned politicians and party members against promoting political violence. The monarch gave the warning  on Monday when Gov. Rauf Aregbesola  visited his palace in Ile-Ife. Ogunwusi said politicians must work together in harmony, warning them to refrain from promoting acts that could disrupt […]

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