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Date archive: September 2012

World Tourism Day 2012: Children of Ilelema community battle for the the grand prize

World Tourism Day 2012: Children of Ilelema community battle for the the grand prize

The kids thought the task was an easy one since fishing is an every-day activity in their community. So they grabbed their drawing papers and pencils with great zeal…. and after much drawing, erasing, ruffling of papers, peeking at each other’s drawings and some starting all over again, they finally submitted their drawings and waited…

NYSC is almost over, will I now leave Ibadan without visiting this lake? No way!!

NYSC is almost over, will I now leave Ibadan without visiting this lake? No way!!

NYSC is almost over, and in less than a week time I will round up my service at IITA Ibadan (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) where I was attached. So, on Sunday night, while thinking about my nysc experiences it dawned on me that there’s one last stone still unturned: One beautiful lake I was…

Coals of fire, dancing on Sambreiro River

Coals of fire, dancing on Sambreiro River

Coals of fire, dancing on Sambriero River, Bubbles of lightening, sitting on plush sofas of gently bouncing waters. It is sunrise, the sun has begun to soar like a kite in the skies, And shadowy pockets of mangrove thickets are bathed with its rising light. The world beneath, rivers and creeks, are still asleep, Oh…

We Lost a Gem

We Lost a Gem

We lost Dapo Osewa, the radical IT support of Naijatreks. You saw a light, A light in Naijatreks, You saw a life, A life in Naijatreks and you fed it with your heart even till your very last breath. The only thing we owe you, is to see your dreams come true. The only honour…

Nigerian Blog Awards 2012: Pls, ejoor, biko, abeg… Nominate Naijatreks for “Best Travel Blog” ooohh

Its time for the Nigerian Blog Awards 2012 and nominations are now open. Naijatreks aspires to win in the “Best Travel Blog” and “Nigerian Blog of the Year” categories. Please, ejoor, biko, abeg… kindly nominate Naijatreks for these two categories oooh. It’s easy.. – Simply go to http://nigerianblogawards.com/register.php – Fill your name and email into…

Kill another African Softshell Turtle and you’ve killed another Niger Delta pikin!!!

Kill another African Softshell Turtle and you’ve killed another Niger Delta pikin!!!

“Still, laid the lifeless carcass of a beautiful turtle upon the cold floors of a wooden batcher in Elem-Sangama village, Soku, in the Niger Delta. It was in the harsh claws of a fisherman’s net that it was caught, conquered and dragged ashore by a rustic dug-out boat hewn from the sempervirent mangrove forests cloaking…

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