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World Jollof Rice Day Nigerians share photos of their favourite dish to celebrate

Jollof rice is unarguably the most popular party dish in Nigeria, with its fame extending beyond international boundaries.

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The fame of the sweet, spicy rice dish cannot be overemphasised.

Jollof rice play

Jollof rice


We are all familiar with the never ending cyber-battle that the meal is subject of; the Nigerian Jollof vs Ghanian Jollof war.

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Ironically, the popular meal originates from neither country originally. However, Nigerians have claimed the meal as their national dish, and we have popularized it.

play Mavin boss, Don Jazzy enjoying jollof rice


While we might not have 'invented it', and we are not really bothered because we do it best!

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Today, as World Jollof Rice Day 2016 is celebrated, Nigerians on Social Media share different beautiful photos of their favourite rice dish.

1. This Jollof rice that is more beautiful than your girlfriend:

Beautiful Jollof rice play

Beautiful Jollof rice


2. The Jollof rice from EatJollofLondon team, talk about international exposure:

Bowls of Jollof rice play

Bowls of Jollof rice


3. This beautiful man creating a pot of happiness:

Preparing jollof play

Preparing jollof


4. This patriotic plate of Jollof rice:

Patriotic jollof rice play

Patriotic jollof rice


5. This confusing plate pizza of jollof:

Jollof pizza play

Jollof pizza



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