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Tell the World About Your Nigerian Hometown! #Unveilmynaija

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Having explored the nooks and crannies of Nigeria for over a decade, discovering and telling stories about the wealth of natural and cultural touristic potentials this country is endowed with, we have come to realize that we cannot tell this story alone. Beyond this, we even realized that we cannot tell the stories better than the locals can.

Therefore, we decided to launch a project called Unveil My Naija (#Unveilmynaija) which shall be featuring short stories and photos written by locals and people residing in cities, towns, villages and all the small communities spread across the Nigerian landmass. The stories and photos will celebrate the known and unknown, but diverse and abundant local culture and tourist attractions present in these small localities.

So, we hereby open the Naijatreks platform to Nigerians who wish to celebrate their home towns, cities or communities. We welcome short stories, photos, information etc. on those cultural and touristic features that make these communities special to their people. If you are among those interested in celebrating their cultural and touristic heritage, kindly submit your entries with your full name, email address, instagram and/or twitter handles (so that we can reference you as the source of the materials) to unveilmynaija@naijatreks.com.

Remember, tourism and culture covers all aspects of the outdoors, fashion, food, music, history etc.

We will begin to expect your entries.   Smile

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This article was written by Folarin Kolawole

Founder of Naijatreks, Nigerian-born Folarin Kolawole is a geologist, travel writer and researcher. When not at work, he travels the length and breadth of Nigeria, exploring, taking photos and writing about her numerous hidden tourist potentials.   'Naijatreks' is a product name registered under the Ntreks brand, which is also duly registered by Nigeria's Federal Corporate Affairs Commission. The contents on this blog are re-usable. However, it must be ensured that it is linked back to this blog, and correctly attributed to Naijatreks or the author. Please do not edit, rewrite or commercialize the original works on this blog without direct and written permission from the Founder (Folarin Kolawole). For inquiries and advert placement on the blog, kindly contact us at info@naijatreks.com or naijatreks@gmail.com.

6 comments:

notiacs1@yahoo.com' NoteyJune 7, 2015 at 4:43 pmReply

Hi, can I send in a story about another place in Nigeria that I visited? It isn’t my hometown, but I do have a good story :) Please let me know.

Regards,
Notey

NaijatreksJune 7, 2015 at 6:50 pmReply

@Notey…Oh yes! You can send us the story. We do not intend to limit the project to places people actually come from. The big picture is to create an avenue for Nigerians to tell their own stories about their cultural and touristic experiences in Nigeria. We will be expecting your entry :)

Chichikkd@yahoo.com' ChichiJune 8, 2015 at 5:25 amReply

I like this project you’re starting and I think it’s a good idea. I will send you photos of our last festival in my home town in Enugu.

Aladetre@yahoo.com' Alade TeeJune 8, 2015 at 5:37 amReply

I’ll send you a story and photos about my home town too :)

convoswithcassandra@gmail.com' convoswithcassandra.comJune 9, 2015 at 12:36 pmReply

I’m from Onitsha. I’ll try to send you pictures from our Ofala festival. Love your blog!!! And congratulations on yout Best Travel Blog win!!

NaijatreksJune 9, 2015 at 1:30 pmReply

@convoswithcassandra….awww, thanks so much. Am sure the world will be thrilled to know about the Ofala festival in Onitcha. You also have a sweet blog :) keep it up pls

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