The Backyard

Hosted ByGrace Omonyemen & Udoka Ijeh

The Backyard is a weekly podcast that unfolds happenings in our Africa society.  Join Grace & Udoka as they invite guests, coaches, innovators, creators and experts to discuss the daily happenings in the Africa community.

If you are a lover of Pop culture, societal norms, politics or education, then this podcast is for you.

We Dey Miss Owambe

Owanbe is used to refer to a bubbling party were there are lot of food and drinks. The party can either be wedding, burial, child naming, house warming, birthdays etc. In Lagos, Nigeria for example, owanbe is a big business and because of how big they usually are, so much time goes into planning and preparation of this party. These parties majorly involve the presence of lots of food, most especially, jollof rice and pounded yam served with various types of highly endowed soup, coupled with plenty of small chops (finger foods) and lots of drinks They also involve a lot of dancing and money spraying by the numerous guests in attendance, with continuous loud music being played by a live band in the background. The guests are usually present in their ‘aso ebi’, plus shoes, bags and accessories to match. Join the hosts on this episode to learn more about the popular Nigeria Owanbe.

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