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Full Video: Lagos Carnival 2014 Road Show

Full Video: Lagos Carnival 2014 Road Show

Last week Monday, April 21st, the entire Awolowo road in Ikoyi, Lagos was shut down because of the Lagos Carnival. The street sides thronged with anxious spectators as they marveled at the intriguing performances of the various carnival bands. Watch the complete video of the road show below:     The carnival culminated at the…

Lagos Carnival 2014: The Ikoyi Road Show in Photos

Lagos Carnival 2014: The Ikoyi Road Show in Photos

  The city of Lagos glowed in the flames of excitement on Saturday, 19th April, 2014, as Lagosians and foreigners took to the streets of Ikoyi, Victoria Island to watch countless beautifully dressed troops of dancers as they parade in their regalia. Apart from religious gatherings, the Lagos carnival is the first and largest gathering…

Tarkwa Bay: The Treasure Island in Lagos

Tarkwa Bay: The Treasure Island in Lagos

The Lagos coast is dotted with islands. The resident of these islands’ main occupation is fishing. Accessibility is only by water, using speed boats or canoes with fitted speed engines. These islands have been left behind when it comes to economic progress but over time, they have come to be known for their tourism potentials….

Who knew palm wine at Terra Kulture could save the day… Let’s talk about the must-try drink

Who knew palm wine at Terra Kulture could save the day… Let’s talk about the must-try drink

Milky, tasty, fresh, chilly, awesome, tantalizing, alluring, refreshing, invigorating, revitalizing, breath-taking, amazing…. is the calabash of Palm wine served at Terra Kulture in Victoria Island, Lagos. The noon sun burned mercilessly over the skies of the busy Island and the breeze from the nearby Kuramo Beach being quenched by the blazing solar heat could not…

The raging Kuramo Beach and the Area Boys who attempted fishing

The raging Kuramo Beach and the Area Boys who attempted fishing

As the streets of Victoria Island, Lagos bustled with ‘ponpons’ and ‘hons’ of traffic, so did the great waves of the Atlantic coast rumble against the bleached sands of the Kuramo Beach. And although the long pile of concrete interlocks had managed to keep the waters away from the nearby Ahmadu-Bello Street, the beautiful remains…

Victoria Island Gone Wild: Another Bundle of Nuisance or Tourism Potential?

Victoria Island Gone Wild: Another Bundle of Nuisance or Tourism Potential?

As I stepped out of my apartment early on a Monday morning, my heart almost jumped out of my chest as the  sight of a massive lizard with long forked tongue scurrying away from my dustbin, confronted me…“ –Segun Adeyemi, Ajah, Lagos Increasing reports of wildlife sightings within residential estates in Victoria Island, Lagos demand…

The Coconuts of Lagos Lagoon- Tourism, Trails & Potentials

The Coconuts of Lagos Lagoon- Tourism, Trails & Potentials

The setting sun beams a blanket of vibrant reflections across the shimmering lasgidi  waters, as alternating chains of mangrove swamps, coconut trees, sand-filled beaches and man-made structures lace the Lekki and Ikorodu banks of the redoubtable Lagos Lagoon” As I sail from the remote end of the lagoon near Epe, down to the Five-Cowrie Creek…

CROCODILE ROAMING FREE IN AJAH, VICTORIA ISLAND- Naijatreks moves into action

CROCODILE ROAMING FREE IN AJAH, VICTORIA ISLAND- Naijatreks moves into action

Residents of Greenville estate along Badore road in Ajah, Victoria Island, Lagos; have been sighting an errant crocodile roaming free in an artificial lake within the estate. The 990m2 Lake, which appears to have been formed by local subsidence in underlying lithology of the area, had overtime constituted a threat to the estate road along…

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