About Gbagyi People, the Real Owners of Abuja

  Know all about the culture of the original settlers of the Federal Capital Territory. Not a lot of Nigerians know about the real owners of Abuja, the Gbagyi people, whose land was reclaimed from them to form the seat of power. Somewhere deep in the obscure lands of Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, are…

10 African Folktales And Stories For Children

  How did the tortoise break its shell? The answer is in an African folktale. There’s an African quote that says: “If the lion doesn’t tell his story, the hunter will.” Nothing could be more profound. In our world today, we’re all embracing the Western culture, Western books, and Western stories; and so are our…

Zebra Gives Birth to ‘Zonkey’ after Mating with Donkey 

 By Stephen Charles Kenechukwu On April 12, 2020.    A zebra at the Chyulu Hills National Park in Kenya has given birth to a “zonkey”, a hybrid between the black-and-white striped animal and a donkey.  Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT), an animal rescue and rehab organization, broke the news in a press release after it examined…

Brief History, Belief, Marriage, and Language of Babur Bura People 

Babur Bura: Tribe Brief history, belief, marriage, and language of this beautiful people Interestingly, the ancestors of Babur Bura together with other tribes like Luguda are believed to be among those who migrated from Yemen. The origin of the Babur Bura people can be traced back to the 6th century. History has it that at…

6 Weird Traditions You Probably never Knew Existed 

By Kehinde  Nigeria has got a good number of cultural practises such as witch hunting, female circumcision and a bunch of others which seem weird. Every tribe and nation are bound by certain cultural practises and traditions and Nigeria is not an exception. Certain tribes in the country, however, have what one can refer to…

Discovering the Nupe people

  Traditionally called the Tapa by the Yorubas, the Nupes trace their origin to Tsoede who fled the court of Idah. The Nupe Kingdom occupies the northern part of the Igala Kingdom, an ethnic group located primarily in the Middle Belt and northern Nigeria. The Nupe call themselves Nupeci and refer to their language as…