THE ANCIENT MONOLITHS OF IKOM

It was not unusual to hear stories of ancient gods, humans, and places growing up. And though the authenticity of these stories cannot be confirmed, there are times we see bits of history in places that make us wonder if there may be some truth in them after all. The Monoliths of Ikom, also called […]

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THE MAGNIFICENCE OF THE ZUMA ROCK

”In its presence, the smallness of man is made visible.” The Zuma rock perhaps is one of the most famous landmarks in Nigeria, and if you’re having a hard time remembering what it looks like, you can easily take a look at your 100 Naira note. The rock, described as the Monolith with a human […]

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THE CHARM OF CHAMAREL VILLAGE

“Nature is the art of God.” I will reiterate again that Africa has been blessed with so many resources, among which exotic tourist destinations are. In the island country of Mauritius is the small village of Chamarel, with a total of 700 in population. This village has been blessed with many scenic natural beauties, among […]

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THE PINK LAKE OF SENEGAL

“Where would we be without salt?” It is common knowledge that bodies of water can give one a certain type of serenity. Lakes, in particular, come with a special kind of stillness and quiet.  In the capital of Senegal, located on the edge of Senegal’s Cap-Vert peninsula lays Lake Retba. This lake is known for […]

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MEET ADEKUNLE SILAS AND HIS LOVE FOR ROBOTICS

“There is an endless number of things to discover about robotics. A lot of it is just too fantastic for people to believe.” Gaming is a popular pastime among young people regardless of the type. It could be action, adventure, sports, simulation, and so on. Like anime, there is a genre for every person; you […]

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THE PETRIFYING LAKE NATRON

“If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa.” The saying “One man’s food is another man’s” poison goes beyond just words for the inhabitants of this lake. Located in the Anisha region in Tanzania, we will find the glass-like reddish Lake Natron. This lake, only 3 meters deep, is hostile to most living […]

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THE LUXURY OF THE KAJURU CASTLE

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.” As children, everyone dreamed of being princes or princesses, with everything and everyone at their beck and call. Another perk of being royalty, would, of course, be the magnificent castles, and really, what’s a prince or princess without […]

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MEET ODUNAYO EWANIYI AND HER NEW GENERATION KOLO

“When you know where you’re coming from and understand the responsibility of your position, you just have to do what you need to do.”  The Piggybank has been passed down generation after generation in Nigeria with the name “Kolo.”  Whether made of wood, mud, or tin, with a padlock or with no lock at all, […]

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THE ANCIENT HILLS OF IDANRE

“In nature, nothing is perfect, and everything is perfect.” Nature is such a thing that can keep you in awe of it once you witness its grandeur. In some cases, it fills you with the fear of how such a thing so magnificent can be. This explains perfectly what the Idanre Hills are. The hills […]

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MEET NOLA ADETOLA, REAL ESTATE GENIUS

“ I read my way out of poverty” – Nola Adetola While selling products may seem easy to most people, it’s actually harder than it looks. You may think it requires just charisma (of which I have none) and good word usage, but some people read books, watch videos and take courses in a bid to […]

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