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Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 4)
February 19, 2020 |

Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 4)

6. Ibadan West Africa’s self-styled biggest city is commonly called the famous ‘ancient city’ of Ibadan. It is one of the most excellent places to live in the country. Sited in the Southwestern part of the country as well as the Oyo state capital, it is one densely populated city full of tourist attractions, higher […]

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Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 3)
February 5, 2020 |

Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 3)

4. Calabar         How to begin to describe Calabar? How about its people? And their rich culture as well as its beautiful environment? You know, even people within Nigeria shores, yet haven’t visited Calabar, may be in awe of everything that it represents. It is not called the paradise of people for the sake of it; […]

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Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 2)
January 26, 2020 |

Best Places to Live in Nigeria (part 2)

2. Abuja In the sharp contracts to Lagos regarding its diversity, its hustlers’ chaos, Abuja is one well-designed city as well as houses every nation decision maker, from the Federal lawmakers to the President, every head of security agencies as well as ministers in the nation who oversees the infrastructural development. These men of power […]

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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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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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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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Nigeria’s Shi’ite Muslim group announced a suspension of protests
August 3, 2019 |

Nigeria’s Shi’ite Muslim group announced a suspension of protests

IMN spokesman Ibrahim Musa said he would protest against the ban, as well as the government’s consideration of its “terrorist” activity this weekend. IMN held nearly daily demonstrations in the capital Abuja to call for the release of this movement leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky, who had been arrested since December 2015. The clash between security forces […]

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