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7 Benefits of Speaking Nigeria’s Three Major Languages

7 Benefits of Speaking Nigeria’s Three Major Languages

Nigeria has three major languages namely Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa. The thing is not a large number of people can communicate in these three languages. This is perhaps because English is our main lingua franca. There are so many benefits of speaking these three languages. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares…
5 Interesting Things About the Yoruba People

5 Interesting Things About the Yoruba People

The Yoruba race is more or less a collection of diverse people bound together by language, culture and history. The Yoruba people are a distinguished people and are well-known as the home to one of Africa’s richest cultures. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 5 interesting things about the…

How to Conduct a Nigerian Meeting

    By Elnathan John John, a Nigerian satirist, first published this on his blog.  A Nigerian is not just a person who has a green passport or one whose parents are Nigerian citizens. A Nigerian properly-so-called, is one who knows how to live in Nigeria without bursting an artery,…
5 Ways Nigerians Eat Rice

5 Ways Nigerians Eat Rice

Rice is one of the most common food in Nigeria. Every single ethnic group or type has a local dish either made from or eaten with rice. Generally, this is because rice is commonly inexpensive and easy to make. Jumia Travel shares 5 of these local Nigerian meals that include rice. The…
Top 10 Eid Mubarak Tweets from Around the World

Top 10 Eid Mubarak Tweets from Around the World

The End of Ramadan which is Eid-ul-Fitr is here Muslims and their friends have been sharing goodwill messages online and beyond, we present 10 of our favourites from Twitter with #EidMubarak   We use this moment of tremendous blessing to pray for our people, our country. May the joy of…

7 Things You Should Never Do this Upcoming Eid

The celebration of the end of the Holy month of Ramadan is drawing near. It is called Eid-ul-Fitr. A day where all Muslims troop to the praying ground in different parts of the world including Nigeria to offer prayers. On this day, there are certain things you are not expected to…
5 Ways to Stay Healthy During Ramadan

5 Ways to Stay Healthy During Ramadan

During Ramadan, followers of Islam have no choice than to change their eating habits. They have to abstain from food from dawn to dusk. It can take time for the body to adjust to this new routine. The body begins to react to these changes and it can lead to…
5 Reasons Why Nigerians Love Ramadan

5 Reasons Why Nigerians Love Ramadan

For the next 29 or 30 days, Muslim faithful in Nigeria and in different parts of the world will abstain from food and drink from dawn to dusk. Ramadan is one of the key tenets or pillars of the religion and many Nigerians can wait for it to start. Jumia…
5 Signs You Are At A Bad Suya Spot

5 Signs You Are At A Bad Suya Spot

Suya is a very popular street food or delicacy in Nigeria. It is usually prepared in the evening and many people patronise these suya spots that are often located at the roadside. Anyway, if you are a suya lover, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency shares signs of a bad suya…
7 Solid Truths About Eating Ponmo (Cow Hide)

7 Solid Truths About Eating Ponmo (Cow Hide)

Ponmo is cow hide which has been processed for consumers to cook and eat like beef. Over the years cow skin popularly called ponmo has become an important delicacy that is eaten by everyone. When you order a plate of eba and egusi soup, you buy ponmo and meat. So, you begin to wonder…
5 Reasons Nigerians Love Titles

5 Reasons Nigerians Love Titles

One thing a Nigerian does not joke with are titles. When you are at a function or addressing him/her, you must announce or get all the titles correctly. If you don’t, they either will call your attention to it or get angry. After all, it is just a title. Ha…not for a…
10 Ways to Say ‘Hello’ to a Nigerian

10 Ways to Say ‘Hello’ to a Nigerian

It is amazing how easily the word “Hello” is disregarded, yet it is one of the most frequently used and meaningful word in our lives. The moment we pick up the phone, to the moment we meet someone for the first time and even when starting a conversation…it is the…
4 Foods You Must Serve at a Nigerian ‘Owambe’

4 Foods You Must Serve at a Nigerian ‘Owambe’

Nigerians are no strangers to partying aka ‘owambe’. It is in the blood of almost every one of them. These events are celebrated with pomp and pageantry featuring resplendent attires, loud music, and tasty and finger-licking cuisine as many party goers eagerly look forward to the food! Plus it’s usually…
6 Tips To Help Women Spend Less on Cosmetics

6 Tips To Help Women Spend Less on Cosmetics

The amount some women spend on cosmetics is quite staggering! You don’t even want to know the amount. In fact, women, themselves, will be astonished by how much they spend on cosmetics. Notwithstanding, you dare not tell some women not to use cosmetics or makeup. Some women will say: you…
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