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Ikorodu Dream Catchers Get Easter Visit From Naomi Campbell

April 19, 2022

The Dream-Catchers, an Ikorodu all kids dance group got a visit from the British supermodel, Naomi Campbell, on Easter day. The supermodel, singer, and actress who began her modeling career at 15, was in Lagos, Nigeria for the Arise Fashion Week. She was visibly elated, hugging and taking pictures and uploading on Instagram as she … Continue reading Ikorodu Dream Catchers Get Easter Visit From Naomi Campbell

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Everyday Heroes: Meet Bayode Treasures Olawunmi, The “Longest Marathon Read Aloud” Record Breaker

April 19, 2022

Heroes should be celebrated while they are alive. Many times, people do things in passing and just about no one seems to notice the accomplishments of these people. An African adage says, “When one’s child is good, it is only imperative for one to say so.” This is what we seek to do at Connect … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Meet Bayode Treasures Olawunmi, The “Longest Marathon Read Aloud” Record Breaker

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Events This Weekend

April 19, 2022

Thank goodness it’s Friday! Below are a few events you might want to consider attending to make the most of your weekend. Original Night with 9Mobile + Music The telecommunications giant, 9mobile, together with Origin, is putting together something big for the weekend. It’s a party like no other and will feature the Galala master … Continue reading Events This Weekend

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Movies To See This Weekend

April 19, 2022

Last week I recommended some exceptional movies to watch. If you are yet to see them, I will list them below: Royal Hibiscus Hotel Memoirs Of Four Crushed Disguise Gringo Now, Gringo is a very intriguing comedy movie with a lot of gun-blazing, heart-stopping action (I don’t mean that last part literally, of course) and … Continue reading Movies To See This Weekend

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Original World Cup Trophy To Arrive Nigeria

April 19, 2022

The FIFA World Cup trophy will arrive Nigeria next month as part of its fourth tour organised by Coca-Cola. For many, this may be a once in a life time opportunity to see the original World Cup trophy that will be handed to the wining team at the end of the World Cup Tournament in … Continue reading Original World Cup Trophy To Arrive Nigeria

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A Few Lessons From Previous Connect Nigeria eBusiness Fair Discussion Forums

April 19, 2022

There are a lot of people, who wished they had attended the Fair when some of their industry icons showed up to speak. While there are a few, who don’t know what we could be listening to from 9 am till 5 pm, during the fair. This summary from different speakers, over the years, is … Continue reading A Few Lessons From Previous Connect Nigeria eBusiness Fair Discussion Forums

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Around Town Interviews

5 Minutes with Arit Abolade, Executive Director, S.T.A.R Foundation

April 19, 2022

Arit Aduke Abolade is the founder and executive director of Stella Teaching and Relief Foundation (STAR Foundation), a nonprofit organization that operates out of Abeokuta, Ogun State. A graduate of Microbiology, she holds a diploma in Missions from Christian Missionary Foundation, and currently works full-time as a Christian missionary with vulnerable children in rural areas. … Continue reading 5 Minutes with Arit Abolade, Executive Director, S.T.A.R Foundation

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde To Celebrate 40th Birthday in Grand Style

April 19, 2022

The elegant Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde will be turning 40 on the 7th of February, 2018. The actress has planned out activities to celebrate her day, which would last for five days.  The event would kick off from Wednesday, 7th January, and would run till the 11th of February. The five-day event would be scheduled … Continue reading Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde To Celebrate 40th Birthday in Grand Style

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Lagos Set To Tackle “Agberos”

April 19, 2022

If you are tired of the Agbero’s menace in Lagos, then perhaps, you may be interested in the new legislation by the state aimed at checking the unregulated activities of the bus conductors. The Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem has declared that the state would take care of the menace of the touts, popularly called Agberos on its roads. He … Continue reading Lagos Set To Tackle “Agberos”

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Young Nigerians Interested In Running For Presidency

April 19, 2022

There has been an increasing number of young Nigerian citizens, who are interested in running for the position of the presidency. This news is not so shocking, not with the increasing dejection that has swept the whole nation, accompanying the presumed failure of the current administration in delivering their electoral promises. This desire has further … Continue reading Young Nigerians Interested In Running For Presidency

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Victor Moses Voted As Avance Media’s 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian

April 19, 2022

Nigerian Professional Footballer and Chelsea FC skipper, Victor Moses has been voted as the 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian. He won the voting in one of the most credible annual ranking polls organized by an international reputed rating establishment, Avance Media. The poll had participation from over 90 countries. He took over from Actress Funke Akindele, … Continue reading Victor Moses Voted As Avance Media’s 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian

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Pastor Tunde Bakare Advises FG on Restructuring

April 19, 2022

It is no longer a rare sight to see religious leaders act as political advisories, many had, in the past few years, been actively involved in the political scheme and had even run for political positions. One of such religious leaders is Pastor Tunde Bakare of Latter Rain Assembly church. He, the Convener of Save … Continue reading Pastor Tunde Bakare Advises FG on Restructuring

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Vanessa Willie, Host of The Talk with Vanessa gives Scholarships to Students at Her Campus Tour

April 19, 2022

On-air personality and host of The Talk with Vanessa, Vanessa Willie, as her way of giving back to her fans, embarked on a Campus Tour to some tertiary institutions in the South East, starting with her Alma-Mata, Enugu State University of Science and Technology. Vanessa’s talk show, which airs presently on Dream 92.5fm, focuses on … Continue reading Vanessa Willie, Host of The Talk with Vanessa gives Scholarships to Students at Her Campus Tour

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PhotoSpeaks: About Buhari’s 75th Birthday

April 19, 2022

On Sunday, 17th December 2017, President Mohammed Buhari celebrated his 75th Birthday.  The event which was a low key ceremony had well-wishers turn out in mass to surprise the president with birthday songs, cakes and cards. Among them is the Vice President Yemi Osibajo, Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, governors, ministers and many other … Continue reading PhotoSpeaks: About Buhari’s 75th Birthday

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The Wedding Party 2 rakes in N20 million on Its First Day at the Box Office

April 19, 2022

After months of anticipation, the much talked about movie “The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai”, had its cinema release across Nigeria on Friday, 15th December 2017, and it didn’t disappoint as it broke grounds, setting a new record on its first day at the box office. The team have a lot to be excited about, from … Continue reading The Wedding Party 2 rakes in N20 million on Its First Day at the Box Office

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Ambode’s Wife Commends WIHA, LWI on Hepatitis Eradication in Nigeria

April 19, 2022

The challenge to eradicate hepatitis in Nigeria taken up by Livewell Initiative and Women in Hepatitis Africa through mass awareness, enlightenment and public education to save as many women and children as possible, has paid off with a positive impact on almost two million Nigerians with health literacy and empowerment. Wife of Governor of Lagos … Continue reading Ambode’s Wife Commends WIHA, LWI on Hepatitis Eradication in Nigeria

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Vice President and His Wife Attend 2017 Aso Rock Christmas Concert

April 19, 2022

On Thursday, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo Osibajo, attended the  2017 Praise Christmas Concert held at Aso Rock. The event was held at the State House Conference, which had Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God delivering the sermon, was organised by the Presidency to honour and appreciate God for the gift … Continue reading Vice President and His Wife Attend 2017 Aso Rock Christmas Concert

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LASTMA To Divert Traffic For OLIC 4

April 19, 2022

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday, 13 December 2017, stated that there would be a diversion of traffic for the hip-hop singer, Olamide’s annual Olamide Live In Concert fourth edition, which would be taking place on December 17 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere in Lagos Olamide Adedeji, the Badoo Crooner asserted in his track … Continue reading LASTMA To Divert Traffic For OLIC 4

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Fashion Designer, Mai Atafo Wins Lifetime Style and Fashion Icon Achievement

April 19, 2022

International fashion designer, Mai Atafo wins Lifetime Style and Fashion Icon Achievement Award at Abryanz Style Fashion Awards in Uganda. The prominent fashion designer is well-known for his bespoke fashion, with a clientele base that consists of the crème de la crème of the entertainment industry, including elite stylists. This won’t be the first award the Nigerian-born … Continue reading Fashion Designer, Mai Atafo Wins Lifetime Style and Fashion Icon Achievement

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NGO Bill Gets Zero Support At Public Hearing

April 19, 2022

None of the persons presented in front of the National Assembly had confidence in the NGO Bill, as no one conveyed support for the bill to regulate non-governmental organizations, NGOs. The bill hopes to set up a federal agency that would be called NGO Regulatory Commission which would be in charge of regulating the activities of NGOs and … Continue reading NGO Bill Gets Zero Support At Public Hearing

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Season of Surprises, MTN excites Nigerians with Freebies

April 19, 2022

This festive season Nigerians are set for loads of freebies as MTN Nigeria has kicked off the season of surprises initiative, in its bid to ensure a memorable yuletide by giving back to Nigerians. MTN Nigeria has started a drive to give back to Nigerians, in a way of saying thank you to Nigerians this … Continue reading Season of Surprises, MTN excites Nigerians with Freebies

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Coca-Cola Advises Nigerians To Eat More Fruits

April 19, 2022

The Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd has encouraged Nigerians to choose a healthy lifestyle by reducing their sugar intake and eating more fruits. This advice was given by the Company Marketing manager, Stills and Favour, Mr Gbolahan Sanni at the launching ceremony of three new variants for the Five Alive Juice on Tuesday. Fruits and vegetables are full of beneficial vitamins, minerals, … Continue reading Coca-Cola Advises Nigerians To Eat More Fruits

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Queen Elizabeth 11 and High Commissioner Slay in Matching Outfits

April 19, 2022

The High Commissioner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, George Adesola Oguntade and his wife, Mrs Modupe Oguntade, were warmly received on Wednesday, by Queen Elizabeth 11 at the Buckingham Palace. They went to visit for a private audience with the Queen, to present his letter of Credence to her. The Queen may have suffered … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth 11 and High Commissioner Slay in Matching Outfits

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Imo’s Commissioner For Happiness and Purpose Fulfilment Defends Her Appointment

April 19, 2022

With the response of Nigerians toward the appointment of Mrs Ogechi Ololo as Commissioner of  Ministry of Happiness and Purpose Fulfilment, a name that had been changed from the previous name,’Commissioner of Happiness and Couples Fulfilment’, due to alleged printing errors, in Imo State by the Imo State Governor, Governor Rochas Okorocha, the newly appointed … Continue reading Imo’s Commissioner For Happiness and Purpose Fulfilment Defends Her Appointment

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Banky W and Adesua Etomi: From ‘The Wedding Party’ To A Real Life Wedding Party

April 19, 2022

Celebrities have been saying ‘I dos’ and tying the knot since the beginning of history, but we dare say that the wedding between singer Oluwabankole Wellington popularly known as Banky W, and actress Adesua Etomi its nothing short of a fairytale wedding. Remarkably, the two lovebirds featured in the Nollywood blockbuster movie ‘The wedding party’. … Continue reading Banky W and Adesua Etomi: From ‘The Wedding Party’ To A Real Life Wedding Party

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Wizkid, Davido Win Mobo Awards

April 19, 2022

Two A-List Nigerian Artists were endowed with awards on Wednesday night at the 22nd  edition of MOBO awards held at the First Direct Arena, Leeds in the United Kingdom. Our favourite Nigerian artistes and others were seen winning big. DMW boss, Davido, who performed at the awards, emerged as the winner of Best African Act … Continue reading Wizkid, Davido Win Mobo Awards

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The ‘Reale’ Designer Behind Ebuka Obi-Uchendu’s Famous Agbada

April 19, 2022

On Sunday, November 19th, 2017, the internet was buzzing with what’s been termed the wedding of the year between singer Banky W and Actress Adesua Etomi – #BAAD2017. While we were still mesmerised, because of the amazing story behind this glamorous affair, we also waited with bated breath, for the wedding pictures to start floating in … Continue reading The ‘Reale’ Designer Behind Ebuka Obi-Uchendu’s Famous Agbada

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Popular Actors You Didn’t Know Were Nigerians

April 19, 2022

We have several popular actors with Nigerian descent all over the continent that we are not familiar with. For instance, remember Agent Smith in The Matrix, that fictional character, who is the main antagonist of the Matrix franchise, Elrond in Lord of the Rings and, Tom Doss in the biographical war drama titled Hacksaw Ridge. … Continue reading Popular Actors You Didn’t Know Were Nigerians

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Google Doodles celebrated Chinua Achebe’s Post Humous Birthday

April 19, 2022

‘If you do not like someone’s story, write your own’ One man who lived by his words is Chinua Achebe, a Nigerian foremost author notably known for his books, was yesterday celebrated posthumously by Google on his birth date, the 16th of November 1930. If he had not died in March 2013, he would perhaps be celebrating … Continue reading Google Doodles celebrated Chinua Achebe’s Post Humous Birthday

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Chimamanda Adichie Explains Her Love For Nigerian Fashion (Video)

April 19, 2022

Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Adichie spoke with the Financial Times about her style story titled “My Fashion Nationalism.” She expresses her desire to support different layers of the fashion industry, she hopes to portray Nigerian fashion, not as a museum of “Traditional African” clothes but a vibrant and diverse industry. Adichie had earlier been described as the … Continue reading Chimamanda Adichie Explains Her Love For Nigerian Fashion (Video)

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