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(Reblogged from nigerianostalgia)

mikasavela:

Residence hall at the University College in Ibadan, Nigeria.

Modernizing Africa was the theme of Life Magazine, May 1953. The story highlighted the words: European faculty, British architects and educated elite.

I imagine this is the University of Ibadan that my dad attended… I wonder what it looks like now.

(Reblogged from numbla)

“We used to call them Super Chickens. Now they are once again Super Eagles,” said another supporter in the capital, Abuja, dressed from head to toe in his team’s colours of green and white. Fireworks flickered across the sky as celebrations continued into the night. “We are champions,” said David Oji, another follower, tears streaming down his face, “For once we are the best at something good.” (via African football: Nigerian heroes | The Economist)

dynamicafrica:

US photographer Ken Geiger’s Pulitzer Prize award-winning photograph of the 1992 Nigerian women’s 4x100m relay team as they react to the scoreboard announcing their bronze medal victory.

(Source: fuckyeahafricanwomen)

(Reblogged from theafricatheynevershowyou)
Long Wait, by Emeka Okereke
(via BBC News - In pictures: Nigerians behind the lens)

Long Wait, by Emeka Okereke

(via BBC News - In pictures: Nigerians behind the lens)

Bigger car, bigger branding by World Have Your Say on Flickr.

Sometimes I listen to this radio station on my iPhone to remind myself what’s going on at home.