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sokoto palace

5 of 5 most beautiful Palaces in Nigeria (Photos)

: Sakkawato(Sokoto)⁣: The Sultan Of Sokoto Palace: Entrance Fee- Free⁣Accessibility- Approach the guardians nicely.⁣⁣The Sultan palace is one of the most toured destinations in Sokoto, and this is arguably one of the most beautiful palaces in the North.⁣ You can ...

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oba of benin palace

4 of 5 most beautiful Palaces in Nigeria (Photos)

: Benin: The Oba Of Benin Palace: Entrance Fee- The gate fee is 300 naira per adult and 200 naira per children and 1000 naira for foreigners. The Oba of Benin Palace is the most prestigious site in Benin. The ...

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Ooni of Ife palace

3 of 5 most beautiful Palaces in Nigeria (Photos)

: Ile Ife: Ooni of Ife’s Palace: Entrance Fee- Free Undeniably, the Ooni of Ife‘s palace is centuries over age of time. The palace, positioned in the centre of an area called Enuwa in Ile-Ife, the instituition has been in ...

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The palace of the Emir of Zazzau

2 of 5 most beautiful Palaces in Nigeria (Photos)

: Zaria, Kaduna State: The palace of the Emir of Zazzau: Entrance Fee- Free⁣Accessibility- Approach the guardians nicely.⁣ The Emir of Zazzau, known as Sarkin Zazzau in Hausa is the traditional ruler based in Zaria. The emir’s residence is in ...

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Ohinoyi of Ebiraland Palace

1 of 5 most beautiful Palaces in Nigeria (Photos)

: Ebiraland (Kogi State): The Oyinoyi of Ebiraland’s Palace: Entrance Fee- Free⁣ The Palace of the Ohinoyi of Ebira Land in Okene, Kogi, #Nigeria. This sprawling edifice represents the seat of power for the Ebira kingdom and the palace of ...

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my Best Enemy part

My Best Enemy: Part 3

Fear gradually gripped me, as I sat there in the hot shop with my father, my mother, and other relatives, waiting for a crowd of assorted characters gathered in front of the shop to set us ablaze. I was not ...

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odabo

Ó Dàbọ̀ Vs Goodbye: In the Oodua (Yoruba) language, there is nothing like goodbye.

In the Yoruba language, there is no goodbye. “Ó dàbọ̀,” which is what stands for the idea of goodbye, actually is the very opposite of goodbye. Why? Because “Ó dàbọ̀” does not say that you are leaving. Rather, as you ...

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art

Joy

Joy has a slender and fragile body. It snaps and breaks too readily. The yam on your plate is white and succulent? Be careful not to eat in public. Secure your door firm, conceal the dish with your hands, and ...

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Iyawo story by Orunmila -Orisa of Wisdom, Knowledge, Destiny and Divination

The Original Oodua (Yoruba) Word For Wife Is Aya Not Iyawo.

Did you know that the original word for wife in the Oodua (Yoruba) language is AYA and not IYAWO? The latter is quite commonly used nowadays than the former. I would take you through how Iyawo came about; Wura who ...

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ifafunke nameslook

Why Change precious names to imaginary names? e.g Ifakemi – Oluwakemi, Opeifa – Ọpẹjesu…

This could be hilarious but it’s a serious matter.I was educating some youngsters on the need to embrace our cherished heritage and always give respect to our Ancestors.Why change the precious names given to them by their parents to imaginary ...

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