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The History Of Asooke : Cloth Weaving In SouthWest Nigeria

Aso-Oke is a short form of Aso Ilu Oke also known as Aso-Ofi meaning clothes from the up-country. It is the traditional wear of the Yorubaโ€™s (the tribe of the southwest people in Nigeria, Africa). (more…)

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Historical Art : The Ancient Benin Bronze Carvings

Art is a powerful tool, used in conveying and expressing one’s feelings and thoughts. Art is also a means of preserving memories and history. Africa in itself is an expression of unique and ancient cities like Benin, Ile Ife, Ibadan and many more, have a unique way of exhibiting their art.ย  (more…)

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Historic African Female Leaders You Should Know

I have always been a fan of powerful female African leaders not just because I am a woman, but because I believe that when the door to an opportunity is open to one woman, the possibilities of getting more women in the door increases. (more…)

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The Gentrification of Lagos Island

Lagos Island is like a gold mine being sat on. It can be the focal point for promoting our history and culture, raking in major revenue through tourism for the government and private sector; this can be a plausible solution to the Naira hyper inflation…


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