On 27 September 2021 (World Tourism Day), I’ll be launching a crowd funding campaign for a documentary on Samuel Ajayi Crowther (1809 -1891), who among other sterling accomplishments in
This piece is re-published here in commemoration of International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its abolition
By Pelu Awofeso
In this report, written in August 2011 and published now for the first time, ‘Fisayo Soyombo describes the spiritual and ecstatic atmosphere at the annual Osun-Osogbo Festival Grand
The Eyo Festival is the cultural alter ego of Lagos, celebrated mainly in memory of a Lagosian who, while alive, contributed to the growth and development of the state.
Nigeria is a cultural destination with some of the most fascinating indigenous ceremonies in Africa.
Professor Ogundiran noted that it is only the Alaafin that can stop Bara’s destruction as things stand.
Sometime in May, I joined a small group on a day trip to Ikot Abasi, one of the historically rich towns in Akwa Ibom State. It was a most rewarding journey; I learned a lot about Nigeria’s colonial past and slavery history. I recommend the experience to every Nigerian; but in the meantime, these are my takeaways from it.