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Sango festival

By |2020-06-06T18:23:55+00:00June 6th, 2020|Categories: Culture|

The Sango festival is an annual festival used to celebrate Sango, a popular Yoruba deity who was believed to have spiritual powers. The festival is celebrated during the month of August in the palace of the Alaafin of Oyo. The festival was later rebranded in 2013 by the Oyo State Government as World Sango Day

Ojude Oba Festival

By |2020-06-06T18:42:01+00:00June 6th, 2020|Categories: Culture|

Ojude Oba is a festive gathering of indigenes of Ijebuland. It is held in Ijebu Ode, a town in Ogun state, southwestern Nigeria. It is held annually the third day after Eid al-Kabir where the indigenes of Ijebuland gather at the Awujale palace to pay homage to the Royal majesty, the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba

The Ofala Festival

By |2020-06-06T18:29:38+00:00June 6th, 2020|Categories: Culture|

The Ofala festival is one of the most popular festivals held in communities of Anambra state, particularly popular in Onitsha town. The festival serves as a rite to coronation of an Igwe or Eze (king), chieftaincy installation, or to mark an anniversary. This festival is similar to Igue festival in Benin city and the Osi

Third African Drum Festival to Begin in Abeokuta

By |2020-06-09T09:15:26+00:00June 6th, 2020|Categories: Culture|

Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, will come alive from Thursday, April 19 through Saturday, April 21, as drummers from 20 African countries and many states of the federation will participate in the third edition of the African Drum Festival 2018. The festival, introduced by Governor Ibikunle Amosun-led administration in 2016, is aimed at showcasing Africa’s

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