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3 things that makes Nigeria unique from other countries in the world

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What makes a country is far more than what is written on the pages of an analysis report. When it comes down to it, each country in the world is known for a thing or group of things that make it stand out from other countries.

In Nigeria, some things set the country apart from several other countries and even when things are not going as well as they should every Nigerian will always be proud of these not-so-little things that bring us together and imply that we are a great nation after all.

1. Traditional Weddings:

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Wedding is a huge deal on this side of the world as the event itself takes a lot of planning to pull off. From special native attires to local delicacies and certain wedding traditions, it is guaranteed that anyone who attends a Nigerian traditional wedding is in for a good time.

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Every tribe in Nigeria has its peculiarities when it comes to carrying out a wedding. For instance, in the Yoruba tribe, the bride and groom are usually adorned in aso oke native attire for the special day. However, similar in most tribes is that weddings are special parties and a lot of dancing, eating, and merry is the plot of the event.

2. Nollywood films:

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Like it or not the Nollywood industry has built quite a reputation over the years from showcasing brilliant movies and depicting the uniqueness of several Nigerian tribes, there are many reasons to watch some Nigerian movies, especially when the cast includes some of your favourite Nollywood stars.

3. Masquerade:

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Most tribes in Nigeria have an occasion in which people dress up as Masquerades and display beautiful things about their culture. It is mostly believed that people in the costumes embody spirits that serve to protect the people or send a particular message or instruction in which they must adhere.

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These days, the Masquerades also double as an avenue for entertainment and during festivals, they troop out to serve their purpose as well as remind people of their culture and traditions.

Which of the thing makes you most proud to be a Nigerian? Drop them in the comment section.

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