After Spraying Money at Nigerian Weddings and Parties, Where Does it Go?

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Spraying Money at Nigerian Parties


Spraying money is a standard, popular tradition at Nigerian parties. That includes weddings, birthday parties, etc. Wherever there’s a live band or DJ or someone’s phone playlist supplying good music, Nigerians will rise to their feet and hit the dance floor. And the dance floor is where the spraying of money happens. Some folks call it a “money rain,” and others simply call it “throwing money away.”

Whether you paste individual one dollar bills on the forehead or chest of the dancer or throw a wad of cash in the air, the general term we use to describe it is “spraying.” You are spraying money.

If you’re like me, perhaps, you have often wondered what happens to all that money after spraying it.

Oya come, make we speculate together.

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Unique Children’s Names and the Modern Nigerian Christian

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Children’s names are important for many reasons.  For starters, a child’s name is the primary means that people – family and non-family members alike – will use to refer to that child.  Honey, Baby, Darling, Sweetie and other terms of endearment, or even nicknames, are fine, but they can never replace the formal name of a child.  Have you ever met a child with no name?

Me neither.

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Quote: Eugene Ionesco on Why a Writer Never Has a Vacation

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Eugene Ionesco was an acclaimed playwright who wrote mostly in French.  Born in 1912 to a Romanian father and a French mother, Ionesco’s plays or “anti-plays” explored life’s mysteries and meaninglessness. In recognition of his work, he was awarded several prizes including the Tours Festival Prize for Film, Grand Prix National for Theatre, Monaco Grand Prix and the Austrian State Prize for European Literature.

His thoughts on writing and the impossibility of taking vacations are captured in this quote:

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Quote: Isaac Bashevis Singer on Being a Good Writer

Isaac Bashevis Singer - Good Writer Quote - Writing Quote

Isaac Bashevis Singer (Icek Hersz Zynger in Polish) was a Jewish writer born in Poland who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1978. He wrote and published only in Yiddish. His writing has been described as a “unique blend of religious morality and social awareness combined with an investigation of personal desires.”

He shared his thoughts on what being a good writer means.  In his words:

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