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UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS STUDENTS DOMINATES THE UNESCO NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

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UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS STUDENTS DOMINATES THE UNESCO NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

University of Lagos, UNILAG students dominate United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) National Essay Competition. The Youth Orientation for Development a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Registered and Recognized as an implementing NGO with the Federal Ministry of Education and Federal Ministry of Youth Development) to commemorate UNESCO at 70 organized…

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IT TOOK 26 YEARS FOR MORAN TO GO INTERNATIONAL. WHY NOW? AND WHY NIGERIA?

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IT TOOK 26 YEARS FOR MORAN TO GO INTERNATIONAL. WHY NOW? AND WHY NIGERIA?

Most domestic companies start their international expansion by staying in the neighborhood, playing it relatively safe by venturing into Canada or maybe Mexico. Moran Family of Brands is taking a different route, one that stretches 5,972 miles from the automotive repair and maintenance franchisor’s Midlothian, Ill., home, all the way to Lagos, Nigeria. That’s where,…

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DOWN THE LITERARY AISLE: REWRITING NIGERIA

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DOWN THE LITERARY AISLE: REWRITING NIGERIA

While Chimananda Adichie and Teju Cole are the more recognised names of this new wave of novelists, authors such as Chigozie Obioma, Lola Shoneyin and Elnathan John have exploded onto the international literary scene with stunning debuts in recent years.

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ARIK AIR SPONSORS CONJOINED TWINS TO NEW YORK FOR SURGERY

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ARIK AIR SPONSORS CONJOINED TWINS TO NEW YORK FOR SURGERY

Arik Air has sponsored the return tickets to New York for conjoined twins, Miracle and Testimony Ayeni, in order for them to have immediate access to medical care and surgery that they require. This is contained in a statement signed by Arik Air’s Communications Manager, Mr Ola Adebanji, which was obtained on Saturday in Lagos….

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DETAILED: HOW TO COOK GARDEN EGG SAUCE/STEW

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DETAILED: HOW TO COOK GARDEN EGG SAUCE/STEW

Garden Egg Sauce may well be the best sauce for Boiled White Yam. It contains palm oil which boiled yam loves. It can also be prepared with vegetable oil but I do not recommend that. Keep reading for details. Garden Egg Sauce is the perfect match for: Boiled White Puna Yam (best combo) Boiled Plantains…

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COMMUNITY OF PALM WINE TAPPERS

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COMMUNITY OF PALM WINE TAPPERS

By Sunday Ani (nichsunny@yahoo.com) Enugu-Ezike in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State is known throughout the state and beyond, as home of palm wine tappers. But, there are certain communities in the area where it could be said that palm wine tapping is a tradition. There, palm wine tapping is passed from generation…

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3 START-UPS TO SHOWCASE SOFTWARE NIGERIA IN PARIS 2016

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3 START-UPS TO SHOWCASE SOFTWARE NIGERIA IN PARIS 2016

By Emeka Aginam Those who believe that software Nigeria cannot compete globally should better have a rethink as 3 best Nigerian technology start-ups will tell Nigerian software story at the Viva Technology Startup Connect Paris 2016. With this development, Troyka Group in partnership with and Hotsauce will offer Nigerian Startups a chance to participate in…

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44 COUNTRIES NIGERIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS CAN VISIT WITHOUT A VISA

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44 COUNTRIES NIGERIAN PASSPORT HOLDERS CAN VISIT WITHOUT A VISA

1. Bangladesh (Visa on arrival) 2. Barbados ( Visa free for 6 months) 3. Benin Republic ( Visa free) 4. Burkina Faso ( Visa free) 5. Burundi ( Visa on arrival for 30days) 6. Cameroon ( Visa free) 7. Cape Verde ( Visa on arrival) 8. Chad ( Visa free) 9. Comoros Island ( Visa…

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SOCIAL CONTROL IN THE FAMOUS ABIRIBA KINGDOM

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SOCIAL CONTROL IN THE FAMOUS ABIRIBA KINGDOM

Following the return of the Uke Uche-oba, they will assume a new name Uke Ekpe and from this moment on, they shoulder the responsibility of social control and executing punishment through the most senior age grade, the Uke-ji-abala, the age grade responsible for law and order under the directive of Eze Enachioken

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Katsina grandma, 79, fulfils lifelong dream of being a graduate

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Katsina grandma, 79, fulfils lifelong dream of being a graduate

For 79-year-old Hajiya Fatima Kurfi,  it was fulfilment of a lifelong ambition to wear an academic gown signalling graduation from a university. Her dream came true, alongside 1,678 graduates of Al-Qalam University in Katsina, Katsina State, when they were called upon to receive their various degrees at a convocation last week.   ‘Mama Kurfi’, as…

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