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Building a Community-Led Activist Space for LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Matthew Blaise was 11 years old when they realized that the consequences of choosing to live their truth as femme and gay was rejection from family and harassment from outsiders, so they…

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Mohamed Amin Foundation Launches NFT Collection & Social Currency Afrofuture

The Mohamed Amin Foundation, a Kenya-based charity that provides training to young African journalists, has partnered with Nigeria’s leading cryptoartist Osinachi and other tech experts, including Socialstack CEO Andrew Berkowitz, to drop…

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Germany to Return Looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

The German government has announced that it will return looted Benin artifacts in its museums to Nigeria. In a joint declaration, the State Minister for Culture and Media Monika Grütters, the management…

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With “Haske,” Grace Yakubu Is Filming Inspiring Stories of Arewa Women

When Grace Yakubu peered into the view finder of her first camera in 2012, she regarded it as the first step into her photography career. She did not know that it was…

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Suya

Suya is a popular Nigerian street food. It is spicy, skewered meat grilled over an open flame or hot charcoal. It has a strong, pleasant aroma. Suya is mostly prepared with beef,…

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Awhum Cave and Waterfall

Located in the naturally endowed Awhum town, famous for its beautiful rolling hills of green and white-sand beaches encircling freshwater lakes, is a sight of lasting wonder: the Awhum or Ohum Cave…

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In Ramadan, a Pantomime

Even though Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, kids still find a way to make it fun, especially through the practice of Tashe among the Hausa. Tashe is a…

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The Badagry Diaspora Festival

Every year, Black people from all over Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, and the rest of the Americas converge on the shores of Badagry in Lagos for a celebration of culture, freedom, brotherhood,…

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Against Sexism, Female Photographers Push Back with Skill

When Nengi Nelson became an assistant to a male wildlife photographer, she carefully learned the ropes, paying attention to his approach. Soon she started seeking a new direction, to realize her own…

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The Hommie: Innovative, Affordable Houses Made Out of Shipping Containers

More than half a million people migrate to Lagos every year to start their lives from scratch, inspired by the promise of success the city is believed to hold for those who…

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“Everybody Remembers My Face”: The Complex Stories in Netflix’s “Marked”

“I can’t express to you how happy I am,” says an unnamed Hausa woman as her newborn is taken to a scarification artist who will give him permanent markings on his face.…

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The Ayo Game

Ayo is a traditional board game of the Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria. It demands intellectual ability and mathematical skill. The Yoruba call it “ayoayo,” which means “real ayo.” A game of…