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 […]

THE VISUAL ARTS OF GBAGYI: A STUDY OF FORM, FUNCTION AND AUTHORSHIP.

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 […]

GBAGYI PEOPLE WISE OOO

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 […]

GBAGYI- my HERITAGE

  Gbagyi or Gbari (plural – Agbagyi) is the name and the language of Gbagyi/Gbari ethnic group who are predominantly found in Central Nigeria Area with. Population of about 15million people. Members of the ethnic group speak two dialects. While speakers of the dialects were loosely called Gwari by both the Hausa Fulani and Europeans […]

Spending all night staring at the great work of an artist by name ‪#‎Oresegun‬ ‪#‎Olumide‬. I’ve actually never seen painting this way this much before. But please if this gets you wowed, kindly share. Please I’ve never asked for sharing of my post before. I wish this could circulate and get the artist appreciated. Not […]