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AJALA: The Nigerian who travelled the World on his Bike

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AJALA: The Nigerian who travelled the World on his Bike

Dear Beloved Reader, today’s story is a very special one and it is on one of the foremost Nigerian icons of cultural history, the quintessential explorer. Europe had Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama, Ferdinand Magellan, James Cook, and Marco Polo, Asia had its Ibn Battuta and Zheng He and Africa had OLABISI AJALA. A very…

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Mike Adenuga Is The Richest African In Technology

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Mike Adenuga Is The Richest African In Technology

Earlier this week, Forbes released their annual Africa rich list, and while the number of billionaires in Africa–and the size of their fortunes–continues to drop, we can all agree that they’re still super rich. Us, when Forbes reports that billionaires are losing money: (Source: GIPHY) On this year’s list, Mike Adenuga, owner of Nigerian telecoms…

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Why this Nigerian Lay, Luvvie Ajayi, is being Praised By Shonda Rhimes And Oprah Winfrey

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Why this Nigerian Lay, Luvvie Ajayi, is being Praised By Shonda Rhimes And Oprah Winfrey

Luvvie Ajayi has a way with words that is so impressive, she has been praised by queens in media like Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay and Shonda Rhimes.   In fact, all three are fans of her first published book, I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual, which was released everywhere on Tuesday, and they’re far from…

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The Moral of the Story: Traditional African Folktales Teach Positive Modern values.

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The Moral of the Story: Traditional African Folktales Teach Positive Modern values.

AUSTENITE Debo was born in Nigeria and grew up on an oral tradition of African folk stories focused on simple themes of nature and animals. After finishing high school in Lagos, Nigeria, he went to Texas and got a degree from UT in theatre and communications. He managed an African imports store and put together…

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7 Most Stylish Kings In Nigeria Today.

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7 Most Stylish Kings In Nigeria Today.

Nigeria’s popular monarchs are known for their unique style and carriage. They set themselves apart from other monarchs in the world and are definitely in a league of their own in terms of poise and character.  In no particular order, we bring you 7 of Nigeria’s most stylish kings:   1. The Alaafin of Oyo Empire,…

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Finally, a Nigerian university ranked among world’s best

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Finally, a Nigerian university ranked among world’s best

The university of Ibadan has secured a spot in the top 978 ranked universities in the world.   In the ranking released by the Times Higher Education, Nigeria’s premier university was ranked 801 alongside several others.   UI was also the only Nigerian university to make the list.   Earlier in 2016, the Academic Ranking of…

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RECESSION OR NOT: Patent medicine dealers treat malaria free in Kwara

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RECESSION OR NOT: Patent medicine dealers treat malaria free in Kwara

Members of the National Association of Patent and Proprietary Medicine Dealers (NAPPMED) in Kwara State rcently embarked on free rapid diagnostic test and treatment of malaria for residents of Ilorin.   Speaking with journalists at the event which also marks the 54th anniversary of the association, the president of the association, Alhaji Wahab Ajibola, said…

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Eko Hotel owner, Chagoury, sues FBI, US Justice Department over visa ban

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Eko Hotel owner, Chagoury, sues FBI, US Justice Department over visa ban

Gilbert Chagoury, billionaire businessman and owner of Eko Hotels in Lagos Nigeria has filed a legal action against the US government and its agencies for Privacy Act Violations. The case filed on Friday is the first to be made under the Judicial Redress Act, which was signed into law by President Barack Obama in February…

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NIGERIAN ARTISTES DOMINATE LIST OF NOMINEES FOR AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS

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NIGERIAN ARTISTES DOMINATE LIST OF NOMINEES FOR AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS

The 3rd edition of the music awards, which is taking place in Lagos, South-west Nigeria, kicks off with jury members from different regions in Africa. Nigerian music seems to be dominating, as artists such as Aramide, Tiwa Savage, Shey Shay in the female category and Wizkid, Flavor and Tekno, in the male category, have topped the on-going…

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KADUNA WELDING FABRICATION WORKSHOP WHERE ALL WORKERS ARE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

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KADUNA WELDING FABRICATION WORKSHOP WHERE ALL WORKERS ARE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

By ISAIAH BENJAMIN Life comes with various challenges. While some take such challenges that come their way as stepping stone to better their lives and make something out of it, others allow themselves to be weighed down with them and allow themselves become a liability to themselves, their families and the government. At the sight…

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