Body marking has been used for centuries in parts of Africa to indicate a person’s tribal heritage. In Nigeria, tribal marks are lacerations made on the face practised by parts of the Yoruba and the Hausa tribe. Nevertheless, the custom is...
Major traditional rulers from the South-East have set December 28, 2018 to abolish the controversial Osu caste system in the region. In the Igbo tradition, the Osu are said to be dedicated to deities (Alusi) while the Ohu are said...
I chose to look on this topic when I heard a lady share her story about how she was seen as “curse” because of her tribe. She explained that she got pregnant for a man and the man denied...
4. Bolanle Austen-Peters Bolanle ventured into filmmaking in 2016 with the award-winning 93 Days, centered around the Nigerian Ebola crisis of 2014. The Managing Director of Terra Kulture is currently working on a new project, The Bling Lagosians. 5. Emem Isong Honestly, Emem doesn’t...
Aso-oke, Yoruba traditional cloth Bible if she is from a Christian family or Koran if she is a Muslim. This is to tell you that religion play significant roles in Yoruba traditional marriage. She-Goat Sugar Cane Palm oil...
You have probably heard a bunch of theories on the topic. Should it be six months? One year? Two years? Here’s what science has to say about how long you should date before marriage: Fascinating statistics In a study published in 2000, researchers set...
THE Igwe of Isseke in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, His Majesty Emmanuel Nnabuife celebrated his Ofala in grand style on 28 October 2017. Photos: Courtesy of ONYEKWERE EZIM
Some of Nigeria’s notable monarchs on Tuesday visited Prince Charles in Abuja, who arrived in Nigeria on the third leg of his West African tour. The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi’s arrival was preceded by a forerunner, who was...
First son of late Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, Chief Debe Sylvester Ojukwu, is dead According to a family source, who confirmed the news today said that debe who was 62 years old died at a private hospital in Lagos... Naija News Understands that prior...
The people of Ovahimba and Ovazimba tribes in the Kunene and Omusati regions in Northern Namibia have an upheld culture that has defied western influence and agitation.With a population of over a 50,000, the women engage in the daily...