Traditional weddings: While weddings are a sacred part of cultural life in Nigeria, they're also a good excuse to show off fabulous clothing and dance moves.
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Nollywood films: The Nigerian film industry is famous for churning out endless movies featuring often outlandish plots. "The CEO," starring Wale Ojo and Moroccan actress Fatym Layachi, is one of a small number of big-budget Nollywood flicks to be released in recent years.
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Durbar royal horse parade: The cultural highlight of Nigeria's Islamic north, the annual Durbar festival is celebrated in multiple cities at the end of Ramadan.
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Optimism: Despite all the political and economic troubles they face, Nigerians are among the most happy and hopeful people around.
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Masquerades: These masked costumed figures are considered to embody the spirits, and are a fundamental part of Nigerian pre-colonial religious tradition.
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Bronze sculptures: The famous Benin Bronzes are a collection of plaques and sculptures that once decorated the royal palace of the Kingdom of Benin. Stolen by the British during punitive raids in 1897, these specimens are at the British Museum in London.
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Making the best of 'go slows' (traffic jams): Known as go slows, traffic jams are a standard part of life on Nigeria's roads.