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News Nigeria » Culture: BBC starts Igbo and Yoruba services in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://citifmonline.com/2018/02/19/bbc-starts-igbo-yoruba-services-nigeria/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Igbo is primarily spoken in south-east Nigeria and Yoruba in the south-west ... a brutal civil war in 1967 The caffeine-rich kola nut is all important in Igbo culture – always offered to welcome guests A famous proverb: “Onye wetara ọjị, wetara ...

News Nigeria » Culture: Nigerian king visits Sandburg High School

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-nigeria-king-sandburg-orland-st-0218-20180216-story.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

"But I want to travel to Nigeria more because I really don't know it." The visit, said freshman Isabella Cruz, "opens up your mind to realize that our culture and other cultures are similar but they also have their major differences." "I think it was an ...

News Nigeria » Culture: Nigerian cinema fans celebrate 'Black Panther' release

News channel or source: http://www.gdnonline.com/Details/318124/title
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Nigeria, Africa's largest economy ... "Seeing us exude power and strength, seeing our culture, our high fashion sense portrays us in a different light," said Agu.

News Nigeria » Culture: Nigerian bobsledders balance their heritages

News channel or source: http://woodtv.com/2018/02/14/nigerian-bobsledders-balance-their-heritages/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

“Although we’re American, we’re also Nigerian,” she said.” We’re actually Nigerian first. That’s the one culture that we know, that we were raised to respect and understand. To show people that it’s okay to be both and it’s okay to ...

News Nigeria » Culture: Monster’s Nigeria launch tweaked to "respect" religion, culture - Coca-Cola HBC CEO

News channel or source: https://www.just-drinks.com/news/monsters-nigeria-launch-tweaked-to-respect-religion-culture-coca-cola-hbc-ceo_id125177.aspx
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The CEO for Coca-Cola HBC has said his company adjusted the launch of Monster energy drink in Nigeria to account for local religion and culture. Monster was first rolled out in Lagos 12 months ago, but speaking to just-drinks today Zoran Bogdanovic said ...

News Nigeria » Culture: Kerry Washington Is Learning Igbo And Embracing Nigerian Culture

News channel or source: https://www.essence.com/celebrity/kerry-washington-learning-igbo
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Kerry Washington is learning Igbo and showing off her skills. The actress shared what she's learned when she tweeted birthday wishes to actress Uzo Aduba, "Ncheta ubochi omumu gi. Ekele diri Chineke." Loosely translated, "Remembering your birthday day.

News Nigeria » Culture: Nigeria: Under-Age Voters - Litmus Test for INEC

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802190191.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Nigerians by no means do not expect a picture-perfect election delivery in 2019 but some obvious freckles that have become permanent fixtures in Nigeria's election administration ... a real danger to the democratic culture the nation is striving to ...

News Nigeria » Culture: Nigerian Skeleton Competitor Simidele Adeagbo is Not Afraid of Making History

News channel or source: https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/8xd585/nigerian-skeleton-competitor-simidele-adeagbo-is-not-afraid-of-making-history
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Home, however, was always a Nigerian household, regardless of the country or state. “Nigeria is my foundation. The culture is my foundation,” Adeagbo says. “I was initially inspired to do this because of the opportunity to break barriers in sport ...

News Nigeria » Culture: Nigerian cinema fans celebrate Black Panther

News channel or source: http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-02-18/nigerian-cinema-fans-celebrate-black-panther.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy ... “Seeing us exude power and strength, seeing our culture, our high fashion sense portrays us in a different light,” said Agu.