The Askira coronation rites title holders must go through

The turbaning of title holders by the Askira Emirate in Borno State unveils an enthralling coronation and investiture tradition sustaining the distinct identity of a foremost Marghi community. For a long moment, the expansive crowd was thrown into a pin-drop silence. The Zanna Marghima emerged from the sizeable group of his fellow kingmakers, councilors, title […]

Gade culture resurrects at dazzling festival

The Gade natives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have a rich culture and tradition just like other ethnic groups in Nigeria. Despite the fact that urbanization has changed their environment and landscape, they still hold on to their cultural norms and values, and find time to showcase and celebrate their unique festivals. These Gade […]

The Nok Culture

The Nok people of Nigeria were smelters of iron but also agriculturalists. C. Elliott describes how the culture they founded may have a deep effect upon the ancient history of Africa. Nigeria, the most populous of modern African states, and potentially the strongest, also possesses richer evidence of its artistic past than any other section of the […]

Cultural Ambassador Urges Govt. To Invest In Arts For National Development

An international artiste, Peter Badejo, has appealed to the Federal Government to institutionalise and invest in the arts sector for the benefits of the country and stakeholders in the industry. Badejo, an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) told the news Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos an an event commemorating his […]


POTTERY: The Ushaffa pottery centre in Bwari Area council was established in 1990 by formal first lady of the federal Republic of Nigeria, Mrs. Miraim Badamasi Babangida. Ushaffa pottery centre was a pet project of the then first lady under Better life for rural women. Looking at the pottery tradition within the Federal capital territory […]


An Edo Man invited his friends for his mother’s burial. After lowering the coffin, the family put yam, rice, meat etc, into the grave in line with tradition. A Hausa Man asked why? The Edo man smiled and said,”According to our tradition, the dead go on a long journey and need all the food items […]

Images of Gwari Culture in Nigeria

Many people don’t even knows where the Gwari heavy loads on the shoulder the main reason for these act of load carrying at the back or shoulder is due to the HIGH RESPECT  GBAGYI HAS FOR THE HEAD. The head carries all the sensitive human organs for survival like the BRAIN hidden in the scull, the […]

Nyako, Son Stripped Of Traditional Titles

The Lamido of Adamawa Alhaji Muhammad Barkindo Mustafa yesterday announced that former governor of the state, Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako, and his son, Sen Abdul’Aziz Nyako, have been stripped of their traditional titles of Sarkin Yamma, and Sarkin Matasa respectively. This move is regarded as the climax of a long standing political feud between the […]