Category Archives: Eyo

‘Eyo can bring N4billion to Lagos’

By Levinus Nwabughiogu Like his predecessors, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Babatunde Fashola, Governor Akinwumi Ambode has a new set of dreams for Lagos State and, gradually, they are coming true. This is an account of a reporter’s visit to Lagos   Nobody was sure of his physical presence even though he was aware of the […]

Eyo festival: History and features

By Alade Aromashodu THE distinctive symbolic festival and the heart of traditionalism in Lagos, Adamu Orisa Play, otherwise known as Eyo masquerade trooped out to the streets of Lagos Island, popularly called Eko (hinterland of Lagos) on Saturday, May 20, 2017 to mark the 50th Anniversary of Lagos State. The state was established on May […]