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The Planet Saver: Calabash

The word calabash is derived the French word ‘Calebasse’. Calabash and gourd are often used interchangeably. The calabash is simply the dried hollow shell of a gourd used for household utensils and its among the very first crops that man cultivated.

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How To Pick Aso-Ebi Fabric

Picking aso-ebi for your event or party mostly depends on the personal prefence of the celebrant. The style, taste, age, and sometimes societal class of the celebrant determines the kind of fabric chosen.

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Nigeria Memories: My First Visit by Brian Botts

I just can’t stop writing about Nigeria. It’s because I miss it. I haven’t been back in a while and I’m looking forward to 2015 when I go back. I find it therapeutic writing about my experiences and opinions from all the trips I made to the great Country of Nigeria. 

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Happy New Year 2015!!! Facing The Office After The Festive Holiday!

Going back to work after the festive period can be tiring and exhausting. What are the chances that you’ll wake up early this week, open one eye and think: ‘Why on earth is my alarm going off in the middle of the night? Then reality strikes, Christmas is over. No more watching the holiday movies, no more free food and no more back to back parties.

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Lagos New Year Countdown

The concept was conceived by the Lagos State Governor His Excellency Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN. The Lagos Countdown is not just about celebrating the end of one year and the coming of another, more importantly it celebrates culture, language and promotes commerce especially for more small scale businesses as well as providing job for locals and business opportunities for most. 

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Count Down | Happy New Year

Count down to the New Year. New year tradition varies from country to country, celebrations begin on the evening of December 31—New Year’s Eve—and continue into the early hours of January 1. In many cultures, the event is celebrated in different ways. 

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Gonja Cloth From Ghana

The recognized capital of Gonja cloth making is Daboya, one of the oldest settlements in Ghana. Gonja cloth is made with cotton cloth strips of about four inches wide, joined together to make a large piece of cloth.

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The Pearl of Africa’s Tourism, Bauchi State

Situated at the geographical North-Eastern part of Nigeria, Bauchi State remains the best tourism haven with a warm and hospitable weather as well as over 15 different destinations that rightly earned it the slogan as ‘The Pearl of Africa’s Tourism’. 

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Kogi State Tourist Site

Mount Patti is a massive hill that towers over Lokoja. It has a plateau that measures approximately fifteen square kilometres, from which one can see the confluence point of Rivers Niger and Benue.  Patti is a Nupe native name for a “hill” Hence the famous mountain towering about 452.3M above sea level over the city of Lokoja once provided refuge sites for natives has come to be known as Mount Patti as it was first referred to by early European visitors. 

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Natural Beauty: Lamu Archipelago Kenya

The main town on the island of the same name just off Kenya’s northeastern coast, tranquil Lamu was founded in the 14th century, making it the country’s oldest living town and the best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa. Lamu Museum (with its prized siwa horns) and the two-centuries-old Lamu Fort are two of the main attractions. The restored Swahili House Museum is small but quite interesting. About a 30-minute walk north of town, white sandy Shela Beach is one of the island’s best.

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