Cultural festivities return to Nigeria

Music and dance are making a comeback in the northern Nigerian state of Borno.

Last year, Boko Haram was in control of several areas of Borno and had banned all types of celebrations, among many other things.

But with the gradual return of peace in parts of the state, traditional and local authorities are pushing for a cultural revival.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Maiduguri.

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