Ganni Festival of Baatombu in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State is a well known and age long festival of the Borgu people.
The Christians have Christmas, the Muslims have the Feast of Ramadan, the Jews have the Hanukkah, the African-American have the Kwanzaa and the Edos have the Igue Festival.
Organised by the government of Cross River State, in the South-South geo-political zone of the country, the Calabar Christmas Carnival has become a major tourist attraction in Nigeria, drawing participants from all over the world.
This commenced in 2005 to serve as an avenue to showcase the diverse cultural events and practices in the 36 states of Nigeria and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory in a competitive manner.
International Fishing Festival organized by the Government and people of Kebbi State, North West Nigeria annually. Started years ago, but like the Biblical mustard seed, Argungu Fishing Festival has grown to become a global cultural event…
IntroductionTaraba State is situated in the North Eastern geographical zone of Nigeria. It was carved out of the former Gongola State by the General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB) regime in 1991. The name, Taraba, was derived from the Taraba River, which traverses the southern part of the State....
Background Onitsha is a popular town located in Anambra State, in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. Onitsha is known for its popular Main Market, which is said to be the biggest in West Africa (Nigerian Information Guide). The town and its environs also have one of the largest...
 Calabar Carnival  in Nigeria, furthermore tagged ” Africa’s Biggest Street Party”, was created as part of the dream of making the Cross River State  in Nigeria, the number one tourist place visited for Nigerians and tourist all over the world. The carnival which start on every 1 December...
Background Arondizuogu is a group of sprawling communities, spreading across three local government areas in Imo State, with its largest area located in the land obtained from Umualaoma town. Historically, the people of Arondizuogu were known for their great strength, in terms of warfare and slave trade. As...
The early history of the Oshogbo people is founded on mythical and spiritual beliefs, along the lines of the traditions of the Yoruba people. The Osun river goddess is credited with the founding and establishment of Oshogbo town. Some describe her as the Oso-Igbo, the queen and original...