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5 great things in Nigeria that money cannot buy

With the economic downturn, money has never seemed more important to Nigerians as it is today. Everyone is concerned about money: how to get it, how to spend it, where to spend it, and how to save it. No doubt money is important – it allows us to do and have more things than we can without it – and has become a vital element in our lives but the fact remains that some of the best things in life are free.

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Motorists in  a traffic gridlock  on Abuja–Keffi Road,  as a result of soldiers' check for bombs.

5 Ways to ‘Enjoy’ Lagos Traffic

Lagos and traffic cannot be separated especially as the state marches towards becoming a mega city. Ironically, each time the traffic recedes, you will discover the cause of the gridlock to be as strange as a commercial driver picking passengers on the road or two people parked in the middle of the road shouting at the top of their voices for no major reason. This is the story of Lagos’ traffic… and these notorious roadblocks do not appear to be going away anytime soon.

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5 crazy things that happen when you visit Lagos Island Market

Definitely the largest shopping district in West Africa, the Lagos Island Market is a bouquet of commodities ranging from as little as jewelry to fabrics, clothing, home wares and electronics. While the market has no particular address as it spans across many streets on the island, certain parts of the market including Balogun and Breadfruit streets are famous for being visited by tourists.

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4 amazing folktales told by the Igbos

The eastern part of Nigeria largely occupied by the Ibo tribe, is rich in culture, customs and traditions and one of the tenets that has survived the rage of civilization and modernization is the art of storytelling. Interesting and educative folktales which have been passed down from generations to generations from the ‘ancestors’ are told to children in the bid to preserve the norms and culture of the tribe, imbibe good morals and instill the spirit of communal love amongst members of their society.

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The re-birth of Apapa Amusement Park

FOR the few privileged Nigerians that have visited Dubia or familiar with Arabian architecture, if they are blindfolded and taken to the re-developed Apapa Amusement Park, they will definitely think they have been dumped in Dubai. The first impression one gets on entering the park is the feeling that one is in one of those fun spots that dot the city of Dubia.

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New Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwusi

Ooni declares Ife tourism zone

A new dawn in the history of Ile Ife occasioned by the recent appointment of 40 years old Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja 11, as the Ooni of Ife, has continued to resonate with the Ooni set to declare Ife as a tourism zone in furtherance of his promise to foster peace and unity and bring economic prosperity to his people by opening up Ife to the world through tourism.

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