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Nigerians celebrate colourful cultural carnival in Lagos

THE ASIAN AGE

Published : May 17, 2017, 4:12 pm IST
Updated : Jul 10, 2017, 10:42 am IST
The mnth-long carnival in Lagos is celebrated by Nigerians with pomp and fanfare and song and dance. (Photo: AFP)
The mnth-long carnival in Lagos is celebrated by Nigerians with pomp and fanfare and song and dance. (Photo: AFP)
The carnival will be a month-long celebration of the rich Nigerian culture.
The carnival will be a month-long celebration of the rich Nigerian culture.
People from Togo perform during a carnival to mark 50 month-long celebrations.
People from Togo perform during a carnival to mark 50 month-long celebrations.
People wearing costumes perform during a carnival to mark 50 month-long celebrations in Lagos.
People wearing costumes perform during a carnival to mark 50 month-long celebrations in Lagos.
People perform with a Chinese dragon during a carnival in Lagos.
People perform with a Chinese dragon during a carnival in Lagos.
People from Calabar in southern Nigeria perform to a song in the month-long carnival in Lagos.
People from Calabar in southern Nigeria perform to a song in the month-long carnival in Lagos.
The carnival is a celebration of song and dance by locals expressing their rich culture.
The carnival is a celebration of song and dance by locals expressing their rich culture.
A man wearing a mask made from animal skin from Benue State in northcentral Nigeria performs during a carnival.
A man wearing a mask made from animal skin from Benue State in northcentral Nigeria performs during a carnival.

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