Everyone hears Yoruba and automatically assume the speaker is from Nigeria. You couldn’t be wronger. Most Yoruba people are from Nigeria, but there are estimated to be about 47 million Yoruba people worldwide. 1. Benin Republic Yup. Our quiet French-speaking neighbors to the West have a large Yoruba population. Of Benin’s 11.5 million people, 1.7 […]
The average Nigerian youth identifies more with Halloween than any Nigerian festival. Now, this breaks my heart because we have incredible festivals and celebrations in Nigeria that are arguably more than these ‘foreign things’. I lie? Check this Nigerian festivals out. They are proper: 1. Kagoro Afan Festival The Kagoro Afan festival is celebrated by […]
If you grew up left-handed, then you’ll relate: 1) You grew up ambidextrous. At some point, your parents forced (mostly with flogging) you to learn how to use both hands. They tried to “correct” your hand 2) While growing up, you were constantly beaten for using your left hand to do everything. Is it my […]
If you plan to relocate, this post if for you. I spoke to a couple of friends who recently relocated to Canada and America about culture shock. Here’s what they had to say about the difference between our supermarkets. 1) Eggs in supermarkets are refrigerated in the store. Why? 2) You don’t leave your bag […]
Nigerian delicacies are amazing. I don’t say this as a Nigerian but as a foodie. How good of a cook are you? Do you think you’ll be able to recognize Nigerian meals from just three ingredients? Good Luck: Image sources: Sisi Jemimah. Ndudu by Fafa.
Africa has always had a loud voice, but lately, it is getting louder. If you haven’t already been to one of the many music festivals that seem to crop up all over the place, you’re missing out. Don’t know what we are on about, but love the way that music makes you feel? Check […]
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