Africa: ‘Yoruba in Brazil have not forgotten their root’

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Nigeria joined in the celebration of the 2019 Brazil’s Independence Day in grand style. The event, which featured the exhibition of over 60 ancient Yoruba artefacts and treasures, reestablished the link between Brazil and the Yoruba race in Nigeria, reports EVELYN OSAGIE. Orunmila, Ori Olokun and Obalufon welcomed guests into the exhibition hall of Brazilian Consulate-General in Lagos. Dignitaries of […]

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‘I’ve passion to promote artists who are aligned into promoting African culture’- Floxy Bee

Queen of Hikosso music, YeyeAsa, Mother of the culture, Popularly known and called Floxy Bee by contemporaries and friends, in this close up with Head atqnews.comRennOffor, shares her how her father’s love for highlife music rubbed off on her, her passion to promote upcoming artistes who areinterested in promoting African cultures, and her sojourn in the world of music which […]

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I cannot guarantee that I would remain single for the rest of my life – Florence Ita-Giwa @ 70

By Innocent Duru Senator Princess Florence Ita-Giwa, former Presidential Adviser on National Assembly Matters to former ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo joined the league of septuagenarians yesterday with her look belying her age. For friends, relations, and well wishers, it was a time to pomp champagne and celebrate Mama Bakassi, as she is fondly called. From Cross Rivers State, her state of […]

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Ooni canvasses intra-Africa tourism, declares Ile-Ife tourism zone

Renn Offor Ooni of Ile-Ife, Alayeluwa Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusihas canvassed for Africans to change their orientations about Africa and visit Africa more by Africans. This was the main thrust of his message even as he declared Ile-Ife a tourism zone. The impressive ceremony reflected a perfect mix of modernity and traditional Yoruba culture, and was heavily attended by government functionaries, […]

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