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Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 1)
January 11, 2020 |

Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 1)

What do you hear or see about Nigeria as you turn on an international news channel? News of kidnapped schoolgirls, violent crimes, extrajudicial killings, as well as the ever the presence of the terrorist group. All of them are probably enough to scare you away from Nigeria, the land of boundless opportunities and promise. Nigeria […]

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Nigerian Fashion Bloggers to Follow (part 2)
December 27, 2019 |

Nigerian Fashion Bloggers to Follow (part 2)

4. Grace Alex She is one fashion blogger also famous as T2pitchy from Instagram. She has blogged at GA Fashion as well as being currently studying in Washington, D.C., America about Communication Culture and Technology. She initially began blogging in 2011 as one way of helping her overcome depression. Her honest and open online diary […]

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Nigerian Fashion Bloggers to Follow (part 1)
December 13, 2019 |

Nigerian Fashion Bloggers to Follow (part 1)

These fashion bloggers from Nigeria have attracted an online presence, big followings as well as loyalty – aside from even capturing front-row spots at a couple of largest fashion shows from Lagos! Below is a list of some top fashion bloggers from Nigeria that you should know. 1. Moss Onyi She is a travel, lifestyle, […]

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Nigeria introduces sex offenders register
November 27, 2019 |

Nigeria introduces sex offenders register

Database of people convicted of sexual violence has been set up for helping in the effort to deal with violence against women. Notably, this country indeed introduced the first sexual offenders register at the national level, thus setting up the database of people convicted for sexual violence. This move has been seen as a crucial […]

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Interswitch of Nigeria confirms $1B valuation following Visa investment
November 13, 2019 |

Interswitch of Nigeria confirms $1B valuation following Visa investment

Interswitch – the Nigerian digital payments firm confirmed today that it has reached the status of unicorn following Visa acquiring a minority equity stake in Interswitch. “The investment turns Interswitch into being among the most valuable fintech businesses in Africa with a $1 billion valuation,” the firm said in a release. The Visa investment indeed […]

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Nigeria team proves their pedigree
November 5, 2019 |

Nigeria team proves their pedigree

Three minutes into their debut at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup™ – the competition which they’ve won an unmatched 5 times – the Federal Republic of Nigeria conceded. Gyorgy Komaromi tapped in David Laszlo’s soaring cross, and the Republic of Hungary was up on the U-17 juggernauts. In the second match, it seemed they […]

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Scholarships awarded for more than 20 athletes in Nigeria
October 29, 2019 |

Scholarships awarded for more than 20 athletes in Nigeria

The national Ministry of Youths and Sports Development decided to secure full scholarships for young athletes (25 people) discovered at the National Youth Games (Ilorin) this year. In the Adopt-An-Athlete campaign that the sports minister championed, Sunday Dare emphasized the Ministry’s commitment to supporting the grassroots sports’ development and the talents’ nurturing. It was made […]

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How Nigerians abroad will support their FIFA world cup team?
October 6, 2019 |

How Nigerians abroad will support their FIFA world cup team?

Football is the most popular sport in Nigeria. Since 1949 when a group of players called “British Tourists” were recruited to visit Europe, the African giant has continued to cultivate known home talent both at home and abroad. At the start of this year’s FIFA World Cup, this is how Nigerians abroad will support their […]

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Traditional martial 200 years in Nigeria become a lucrative sport
September 22, 2019 |

Traditional martial 200 years in Nigeria become a lucrative sport

Dambe is a fighting martial art that has a 200-year history in Nigeria, and has gone from a brutal martial art to an entertaining sport today. In this martial art, boxers often use one hand to fight, the other shield, and sometimes use their feet to strike. They often try to lower the game, forcing […]

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Nigeria team’s shirt sold out in 3 minutes
September 10, 2019 |

Nigeria team’s shirt sold out in 3 minutes

The shirt of the African national football team is out of stock after only 3 minutes of opening orders online. Counterfeit shirts began to flood the market. The BBC quoted the Nigerian Football Confederation as saying that 3 million people had successfully ordered the team’s shirt on June 1. The registration system of the manufacturer […]

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