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Date archive: April 2011

Igbara-Oke Petroglyphs- Mysterious Inscriptions on a rock in Igbara-Oke, made by an Ancient Warrior

Igbara-Oke Petroglyphs- Mysterious Inscriptions on a rock in Igbara-Oke, made by an Ancient Warrior

  I have driven past the small sleepy town of Igbara-Oke when travelling to Ikogosi Warm Springs in Ekiti State, and never knew the town hosted such a great historical relic as this. However, someone from this town wrote me a mail and suggested I pay a visit to his home town to see the…

Easter and Chilling Outs- Beyond the Silverbirds and Genesis Deluxe

It’s another festive Season and the corridors of the Ozones, Silverbirds and The Palms shall again get inundated by myriads of fun-seeking Lagosians. It’s Easter and everyone intends to maximize the short ‘freedom’ to go chilling out with friends and family. And there pops the question: “Where do we go chilling out?” The first option…

How many Lagos Beaches have you been to?

At Lekki Beach, the blazing sun sits high in its plush sky while the earth and the firmaments sit to lunch on an endless bowl of blue sea. A man stands in his silhouette, held-captive by the enchanting aroma exuding from the sumptuous dishes. He stands in awe of the unspeakable riches siting on earth’s…

Lost in Lagos PHOTO COMPETITION- Send in your best shots of Lasgidi

Nigeria is full of talent and we’d like to take this month to invite you all to share your talent in photography. Whether you are a professional with an expensive camera or amateur using your camera phone, we’d like you to submit your best shots of Lagos, whatever that may mean to you. For two…

Naija Tribes and Their Crazy Styles- Let’s Package Naija!

The other day I was talking to a friend of mine online who I recently made acquaintance with and are fast becoming good friends with and I automatically assumed that he was either Yoruba or Igbo (like many of my Naija friends) but to the shock of me I learned he was Binis or Edo…

The Mysterious Waters of Olumirin Falls in Erin-Ijesa

The Mysterious Waters of Olumirin Falls in Erin-Ijesa

“Upon the dip of an enormous ridge, plummets a spotless river…”   The walls of the massive rock cleft through which the water flows is rugged in verdant colours, and although in the daytime the cleft is as dark as the night, the gracious vegetal canopies jutting out above allows some sunrays to penetrate, casting…

RE: Errant Crocodile in Ajah… A Reader’s Response to the Sahara Reporters’ Article (Shocking!)

Hello Naijatreks, My name is Ayodeji Asiru-Balogun. I am a wildlife biologist with a passion for animals and ecotourism, and I am as well experienced in handling wild animals (in the wild and in captivity). Sometimes ago, I got some captured manatees from artisan fishermen, and got the Lagos State to get permission from the…

SAHARA REPORTERS: A Crocodile Roaming Free in Ajah, Victoria Island – Naijatreks Calls on NCF (funny funny funny comments)

Following our Feb. 18th, 2011 article titled ”A Crocodile Roaming Free in Ajah, Victoria Island – Naijatreks moves into action”, now published today on Sahara Reporters (http://www.saharareporters.com/article/crocodile-roaming-free-ajah-victoria-island-naijatreks-calls-nigerian-conservation-foundatio), here are reader’s comments so far: Comments: April 5, 2011 – 17:21 — folorunso (not verified) I can’t any crocks here oo… I can’t any crocks here oo……

Crowning the King Ant

In times like this, At us the ants look, And in great amusement, they laugh. In times like this, The termites observe our folly… Our kìràkìtà, Our helter-skelter, In outbursts of laughter they reel, Never will their laughter stop, Infact, not until they start rolling on the ground. “Don’t they call themselves the higher animals?”,…

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