May Festivals

Posted by on 3/20/2003 9:08:53 AM
Post Comment May Festivals Nigeria


Rivers State Cultural & Music FestivalThis is a native wrestling contest and festivities of Bachama people of Numan, Adamawa State.

This is an initiation into manhood and harvest festival of the Jengo people of Jeniu, Taraba State. The Jeniu people are near Numan across the Benue river.

Egungun festival is masquerading with a lot of whipping and dancing among the participants. It is celebrated in Ijebu Ode town of Ogun State in May . The Eyun Yorubas of Badagry in Lagos State also celebrate it in April.

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