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Lalle Design

 

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Lalle design known as Kunshi plays a vital role in the northern part of the country in beautifying the body. This tradition practice is known for decade in most part of the northern region, even though history has it that it came from North African during the slave trade. Yet this practice is popularly known among the Hausa Fulani and the Kanuri culture in beautifying their skins. The Lalle which is a form of traditional tattoo that they design their arms, hands and legs is not like the white people tattoo that is permanent, this type of tattoo just last for some weeks or a month. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 24, 2016 in Art and Culture

 

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THE 7th AKWAB TRAVEL MARKET FARE

L-R James Agyemin Boateng Deputy minister of tourism Ghana, Sheikh Tejan Nyan-Gambia, Danny Kioupouroglou Eko Hotels & suties, Rita Ikechi Uko- organizersAkwaba and Oyunba Runsewe NTDC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Akwa Ibom stand

 

 

 

 

Mr Otunba Runsewe and the Gambians

 
 

 

 

Ikechi Uko organizers Akwaba and Otunba Runsewe NTDC

 
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Posted by on October 23, 2011 in Travel, Uncategorized

 

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AKWABA

The opening ceremony

Akwaba, the African travel market which took place in Lagos sometime in the dying embers of 2010. The travel market brings people from different places to promote tourism in Africa. Even though Africans don’t care so much about tourism, it is the best way to communicate with the wider world by appreciating our culture and traditions.

 

 

Ikechi Uku, Kairaba and Mr Dany Jordan

 

 

 

Mr Ikechi Uku, was one Nigerian who made it possible in Nigeria for the wonderful occasion to take place every year.

 

Display of craft items

 

 

People from all over the world availed themselves to have fun, learn and see things for themselves as part of some of the most amazing things about the African travel market.

 

 

 

 

writer and friends from Calabar

A lot of activities took place with dancers from Ghana and Cross River

state in Nigeria who  entertained with their colorful traditional attire.

 

Ghanaian dancers

 

Dignitaries and government officials could not miss the occasion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex and writer

This travel market  made me respect and appreciate other peoples’ culture and tradition because in one way or the other, we are one and history made it possible for the commonness in life.

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on March 25, 2011 in abujajournos, Travel

 

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