Places & Foods

Ofada rice. Credit: Abeokuta Fantastic Four; from Businessday.ng.
The Health Benefits of Ofada Rice

Ofada is a brown rice in local Yoruba cuisine, especially in Ogun state. It has…

Lafun. Credit: @KsCuisine.
Lafun, the White Amala

The culinary pride of the Ibadan people of Oyo State, amala is one of the…

Gidan Makama Museum, Kano. Credit: Wikimedia.
The Gidan Makama Museum

Before the construction of the Gidan Rumfa, the present palace of the Emir of Kano,…

Gobarau Minaret. Photo from @3_29x on Twitter.
Gobarau Minaret

Along Old Market Road in the centre of Katsina city, a five-minute walk from the…

Medicinal herbs at Kurmi Market, Kano. Credit to Fatima Bukar, 2016
Kano’s Oldest Market

For over 500 years in the centre of the city of Kano, Kurmi Market has…

The Step Pyramids of Nsude. Credit to GI Jones, 1935
The Step Pyramids of Nsude

In the Udi cultural zone of Enugu State, in the highland town of Nsude, there…

olosunta_hill_at_ikereekiti_state. by zodml.org
The Storied Hills of Ikere-Ekiti

The most prominent feature of Ikere-Ekiti, the second largest town in Ekiti State, are its…

Omoebe, the Bini Black Soup. Credit to Pat's Kitchen and Foodiscence
Omoebe, the Bini Black Soup

Many Bini people, of Edo State, consider the omoebe soup to be their best-known dish.…

Amanchor Cave

Amanchor Cave, in Afikpo South, Ebonyi State, is four km long. For the tourists who…

Sambisa Forest Reserve. Credit: environmentandsociety.org
Sambisa Game Reserve

Long before it became the hideout of one of the world’s deadliest terrorist groups, Sambisa…