Travel & History

Who Designed the Nigerian Flag and What is Meaning of the Colors

The Nigerian flag was designed in 1959 by Mr. Michael Taiwo Akinkumi, a Nigerian student in London. While the central white stripe on the flag symbolises the River Niger bisecting the countryside and also the nation's passion for peace and unity, the two green stripes on either side of the white one represent Nigeria's evergreen vegetation and agriculture. The Nigerian...

Nigerian Civil War: Causes, Effects and Other Facts You Should Know

The Nigerian Civil War, also known as the Biafran War, July 6, 1967 – January 13, 1970, was an ethnic and political conflict fought between the federal government of Nigeria and the Republic of Biafra, caused by the attempted secession of the southeastern provinces of Nigeria as the self-proclaimed Republic of Biafra. The conflict was the result of economic, ethnic, cultural and religious...

How Much Is International Passport In Nigeria and How Do You Get One?

The official price for a 64-page Nigerian passport with 10-year validity period is N70,000, while the price for the one with five years validity is N35,000. The price for the new 32-page passport with a five-year validity period is N25,000 The Nigerian international passport serves as a necessary official document for people within the country to travel to other countries....

Yoruba People, Culture and Language

Yoruba people are a West African ethnic group and one of the three largest ethnic groups in Nigeria. They also inhabit parts of Benin and Togo, and constitute more than 46 million people in Africa Yoruba culture is made up of cultural philosophy, religion and folktales, embodied in Ifa divination Often considered as one of Nigeria's most educated, the Yoruba people...

List of Tribes in Adamawa State

Adamawa State has over 70 different tribes with a diverse and rich cultural heritage, which makes it one of the biggest multi-cultural states in the whole of Nigeria.  Adamawa State, which is located in the northeast geopolitical zone of Nigeria and is bordered by Borno, Gombe, Taraba, and Cameroon, was birthed in 1991 from the division of the formal Gongola...

20 Trendy Akwa Ibom Traditional Attire for Men and Women

The trendy Akwa Ibom traditional attire for men and women are among the most stylish attires in Nigeria and Africa. Akwa Ibom State is one of the southern states in Nigeria that is rich in cultural heritage, of which clothing is one. The state has six ethnic groups, namely Efik, Oron, Annang, Ibibio, Obolo, Eket, and the trendy Akwa Ibom...

Akwa Ibom State Culture, Taboos, Language and Meanings

The cultural identity of a particular group of people tells a lot about the people's heritage; it is their identity. So, whether it is a small group of people or an entire country, cultural identity is something that we all hold very close to our hearts as individuals. The people of Akwa Ibom state are among the many unique set...

Akwa Ibom Postal Code: Zip Code for Cities, Towns and Villages

The Akwa Ibom state postal codes are segmented into towns, districts, and villages or communities. Some communities in a district have different postal codes, while other districts make use of a single postal code. Akwa Ibom state postal codes are six-digit numbers assigned to certain areas of the state. A postal code is a series of letters, digits, or a...

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