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US-Based Nigerian Woman Returns Lost $36,000 Dollars

April 19, 2022

Vicky Umodu who is a granny said God has given her everything she has asked for, there was no need to steal another person’s money. Read more about Discover Nigeria Nigerians in Diaspora have always defied the odds to prove that Nigeria is a nation filled with great and trustworthy people. The story of a … Continue reading US-Based Nigerian Woman Returns Lost $36,000 Dollars

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Nigerian Senate Recommends Fuel Tanker Driver For National Honour

April 19, 2022

There were no casualties recorded due to the driver’s bravery and courage. The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has recommended a brave tanker driver identified as Ejiro Otarigho to President Muhammadu Buhari for National Honour. In a bid to avert a tragic fire incident that would have cost numerous lives and properties, Mr … Continue reading Nigerian Senate Recommends Fuel Tanker Driver For National Honour

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‘The Labour of our Heroes Past’: Securing the Future for the Coming Generation

April 19, 2022

The fifth line of the first stanza of our national anthem reads, ‘The Labours of our heroes past, shall never be in vain!”. However, this evokes different thoughts in the mind of Nigerians when they sing this line of our anthem. Despite the setbacks of post-independence Nigeria, it’s important to recount some of the “labours … Continue reading ‘The Labour of our Heroes Past’: Securing the Future for the Coming Generation

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Everyday Heroes: Mallam Mukhtar Gulma

April 19, 2022

Mallam Mukhtar Gulma, the school teacher who sacrificed his life for his students in Federal government College Birnin Yauri, Kebbi state, is a hero by whatever standard you may want to choose or whatever definition you might like to adopt. A normal man with a sign of beyond normal courage, Mallam Mukhtar Gulma will be … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Mallam Mukhtar Gulma

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Everyday Heroes: The Emmanuel Egbogah Foundation

April 19, 2022

  Today, we take a look at a foundation that was set up as a means to give back to society in honour of a man who was a giant in his own rights, The Emmanuel Egbogah Foundation (EEF). The Foundation is aimed at promoting the legacy of Dr Emmanuel Egbogah, OON (1942-2018). Read more … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: The Emmanuel Egbogah Foundation

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Everyday Hero: Blessing Oborududu

April 19, 2022

Sometimes, what makes heroes is the ability to produce something out of nothing or sometimes, something out of very little. This is also a thing that makes people like Blessing special. The ability to do wonders even with limited resources. In the middle of the struggle to find a concrete national identity for a country … Continue reading Everyday Hero: Blessing Oborududu

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Everyday Heroes: Ese Brume

April 19, 2022

The Tokyo Olympics 2020 is a revelation of where many countries are in terms of human capacity development. This 2020 Olympics has also opened up a lot about the Nigerian state of mind when it comes to sports and youth development. The Olympics has left many Nigerians with mixed feelings; mostly tilting towards despair and … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Ese Brume

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Remembering Joe Blankson

April 19, 2022

On June 28, 2018, 13 Nigerians had late Joseph Blankson also popular as Joe Blankson to thank for rescuing their lives in a boat accident. A boat carrying 25 passengers (in Rivers State) departed Abonnema Wharf for Bakana. Passengers in the boat included Blankson who alongside his two sisters were heading to Bakana for a … Continue reading Remembering Joe Blankson

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Everyday Heroes: Dr Samuel Achilefu

April 19, 2022

Dr Samuel Achilefu is a remarkable Nigerian-born Scientist and medical researcher who has pioneered both fundamental and applied research in science, engineering, and medicine. He is the Michel M. Ter-Pogossian Professor of Radiology and Vice-Chair for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine. Read more about Everyday Heroes … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Dr Samuel Achilefu

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Everyday Heroes: Otunba Subomi Michael Balogun

April 19, 2022

  Otunba Subomi Michael Balogun is a consummate banker, entrepreneur and Christian advocate who also wears the cap of a dogged philanthropist. The spectrum of activities has enabled him to impact different segments of society, leaving great footprints on the sands of time and space. Read more about Everyday Heroes He founded First City Merchant … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Otunba Subomi Michael Balogun

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Everyday Heroes: Our Lady Of Guadalupe Health Foundation And Autism Center

April 19, 2022

  Our Lady of Guadalupe Health Foundation/Autism Center was founded in June 2006 by Engr Chidi Izuwah and Dr (Mrs.) Doris Izuwah and currently the 1st  foundation that offers biomedical intervention for children in the Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Nigeria with a Defeat Autism Now (DAN) trained doctor using the world recognized DAN protocol. … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Our Lady Of Guadalupe Health Foundation And Autism Center

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Everyday Heroes: Toyin Ojora-Saraki

April 19, 2022

  Toyin Ojora-Saraki was born on the 6th of September 1964. She is a global health advocate, healthcare philanthropist and the Founder-President of Wellbeing Foundation Africa. Early life and education Toyin Saraki was born into the Ojora and Adele royal families of Lagos, Nigeria, as the daughter of the Yoruba aristocrat Oloye Adekunle Ojora, the … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Toyin Ojora-Saraki

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Everyday Heroes: Haruna Gadzama

April 19, 2022

On Sunday 21st of February 2021, Seven people died after a Nigerian airforce plane crashed short of a runway in the capital Abuja. Read more about Everyday Heroes It was reported that the plane which was on its way to Minna for a rescue mission of 42 people who had been kidnapped earlier, had reported … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Haruna Gadzama

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Everyday Heroes: Samira Haruna Sanusi

April 19, 2022

After 6 years in a wheelchair, 28 surgeries, chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant, Samira became cured of Sickle cell anaemia. All thanks to her brother, Mustapha, who donated his bone marrow to her. Samira Haruna Sanusi, who was born with the disease is now AA. On the 28th of October, 2020, Samira celebrated 16 … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Samira Haruna Sanusi

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Everyday Heroes: Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola And WeCyclers

April 19, 2022

  Bilikiss Adebiyi or Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola is a Nigerian CEO of the Lagos-based recycling company, Wecyclers. She believes: “one man’s waste is another man’s treasure.” She and her company have gathered many awards and prizes including the King Baudouin International Development Prize in 2018/19. Read more about Everyday Heroes Early Life Adebiyi was born … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola And WeCyclers

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Everyday Heroes: Ibidunni Ituah-Ighodalo

April 19, 2022

  Ighodalo, 39, was due to celebrate her 40th birthday on the 19th of July 2020, and had been travelling across the country to build isolation centres for coronavirus patients, her family said. In addition to being the co-pastor of Trinity House church in Lagos, Nigeria, along with husband Ituah Ighodalo, she also ran upscale, … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Ibidunni Ituah-Ighodalo

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Everyday Heroes: The House of Refuge

April 19, 2022

House Of Refuge (HOR) is a drug rehabilitation and resource centre which caters specifically for the rehabilitation needs of drug and alcohol dependent persons. HOR was established in 2006. HOR provides medically assisted detoxification to individuals age 17- 59, struggling with addiction to alcohol and controlled substances such as: prescription medicine, marijuana, heroin, cocaine, crack, … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: The House of Refuge

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Everyday Hero: Kesington Adebutu

April 19, 2022

In the bid to help fight the pandemic, Covid-19, popular philanthropist and businessman, Sir Kesington Adebutu, has lent his weight to the side of the opponents of the pandemic. Recently, he donated the sum of N300 million to the Lagos State government towards combating the coronavirus in the state. Read more about Corona Virus If … Continue reading Everyday Hero: Kesington Adebutu

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Everyday Hero – Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi

April 19, 2022

Oluwaseun Ayodeji was born and raised in Nigeria. She received a master’s degree in International Relations at Swansea University, United Kingdom and a bachelor’s degree in Local Government and Development Studies at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. As the Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative (STER), she is responsible for conducting advocacy and project … Continue reading Everyday Hero – Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi

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Everyday Heroes: Williams Gyang and Nura Jibril

April 19, 2022

As the fight against Coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria gets bolder, two technicians, Williams Gyang and Nura Jibril, have repaired two faulty ventilators belonging to the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, Plateau State. This they did voluntarily. The gentlemen; Mr Gyang is a diploma holder working with the state Radio and Television station as electrical engineer, … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Williams Gyang and Nura Jibril

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Everyday Heroes: AbdulSamad Rabiu

April 19, 2022

Abdul Samad Isyaku Rabiu CON (born 4 August 1960 in Kano, Nigeria) is a Nigerian businessman. His late father, Khalifah Isyaku Rabiu, was one of Nigeria’s foremost industrialists in the 1970s and 1980s. Abdul Samad is the founder and chairman of BUA Group, a Nigerian conglomerate concentrating on manufacturing, infrastructure and agriculture and producing a … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: AbdulSamad Rabiu

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Eveyday Heroes: Henrietta Alokha

April 19, 2022

Tragedy struck on Sunday morning, March 15, 2020, after a pipeline exploded in the Abule Ado community of Lagos, killing several people and injuring many others. The explosion affected Bethlehem Girls College, Abúlé Ado near Festac Town, Lagos. It claimed some lives, amongst which was the life of the school principal, Reverend Sister Henrietta Alokha. … Continue reading Eveyday Heroes: Henrietta Alokha

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Everyday Hero: Godwin Maduka

April 19, 2022

Godwin Maduka was born in 1959. He is a Nigerian-American doctor, businessman and philanthropist. He is also the founder of Las Vegas Pain Institute and Medical Center. Early life and education Maduka was born in Nkerehi (now Umuchukwu), Anambra State, Nigeria. He started his education in Nawfia Comprehensive Secondary School and All Saints Grammar school, … Continue reading Everyday Hero: Godwin Maduka

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Everyday Hero: Eseoghene Odiete

April 19, 2022

Richard Branson said he was sure she had a “very bright future”. Turns out he was right. Eseoghene Ise Odiete took part in the British Council’s Enterprise Challenge, an online competition developed in partnership with Virgin Atlantic Airways. The competition provided a platform for young, brilliant entrepreneurial minds to further develop their skills, businesses and … Continue reading Everyday Hero: Eseoghene Odiete

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Everyday Hero: Mayowa Abisola Adegbile

April 19, 2022

Our everyday hero for today is no other person but Mayowa Abisola Adegbile. Born on the 10th of September 1986, Mayowa Adegbile is a Nigerian Philanthropist known for excelling as one of the three Nigerians that made it to the top 10 finalists in the year 2014 Google Africa Connected competition. Mayowa Adegbile is a … Continue reading Everyday Hero: Mayowa Abisola Adegbile

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Everyday Heroes: Modupe Ozolua

April 19, 2022

Born on the 10th of October, 1973 in Benin City, Nigeria, Modupe Ozolua is an Nigerian-American philanthropist and entrepreneur. She is the former CEO of Body Enhancement Ltd, and is currently operating as the Founding President of Empower 54 Project Initiatives (Empower 54) formerly known as Body Enhancement Annual Reconstructive Surgery (BEARS) Foundation. Read more … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Modupe Ozolua

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Everyday Heores: Mohammed Indimi

April 19, 2022

The name might not be so popular in so many cycles, but Mohammed Indimi is a Nigerian oil mogul who founded Oriental Energy Resources Limited, a private oil exploration and production company, in 1990. As one of Africa’s most prominent men with a magnanimous heart, His charity foundation, Mohammed Indimi Foundation (MIF), is focused on … Continue reading Everyday Heores: Mohammed Indimi

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Everyday Heroes: Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu

April 19, 2022

Though she is also known as a first lady of Ondo state, the office of the first lady in no way defines who she is or what she has done. As a cancer survivor, she founded the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), in order to cater to women with breast cancer and also raise … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu

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Everyday Heroes: Muhammed Abu Ali

April 19, 2022

There are men…and there are MEN! Whatever interpretation you give to that, the bottom line is, there is a difference. Muhammed Abu Ali fits into the “superior group” of men-by birth, by grit, by profession, by heart, by whatever criteria one brings as the canon. Read more about Everyday Heroes By birth, he is a … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Muhammed Abu Ali

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Everyday Heroes: Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha

April 19, 2022

Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha is a Nigerian lawyer and beauty queen. Akudo was born on the 17th May 1990 in Imo State. She’s also an alumni from Federal Government Girls’ College, Owerri, Imo State and Abia State University. Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha was crowned Miss Nigeria in July, 2013. Read more about Everyday Heroes Anyaoha: The Rape … Continue reading Everyday Heroes: Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha

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