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Nigerians celebrate colourful cultural carnival in Lagos

THE ASIAN AGE

Published : May 17, 2017, 4:12 pm IST
Updated : May 24, 2017, 2:43 pm 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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