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Youth Power: The Zikist Movement (Part 2)

April 19, 2022

  The history of Nigeria’s independence struggle has featured popular names like Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, and Sir Ahmadu Bello. Other notable names include Sir Tafawa Balewa, Dr. Michael Okpara and S.L. Ankintola and a host of others. However, there are unsung heroes of the Nigeria independence movement, the Zikist Movement. The Zikist … Continue reading Youth Power: The Zikist Movement (Part 2)

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Men You Should Know: John Omoniyi Abiri

April 19, 2022

  Background  Abiri was born into the family of Pa Abraham ‘Muyiwa Abiri (d.1964) at 28, Oke Ayetoro street, Ile-Ife, South-Western Nigeria. Abiri attended St. Phillips School, Ile-Ife and, Odudwa College Ile-Ife, where he obtained the West African School Certificate in the first division in 1955.  Read more about Discover Nigeria After a brief spell … Continue reading Men You Should Know: John Omoniyi Abiri

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Nigerians In History: Oba Oyekan

April 19, 2022

  Oba Oyekan I reigned as the Lagos Monarch from March 1885 to September 30, 1900. He ascended the throne about a month after the death of his father, Oba Dosunmu. Read more about Nigerians in history Prince Oyekan vs. Chief Apena Ajasa incident In 1883, Oba Dosunmu, Oyekan’s father called a meeting to heal … Continue reading Nigerians In History: Oba Oyekan

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Nigerians In History: Karim Ayinla Babalola

April 19, 2022

Olowu was born in Lagos, Nigeria on 7 June 1924 to B. M. S. Olowu and R. A. Olowu (née Tinubu). He is the first grandson of Madam Tinubu and Saka Tinubu, part of a wealthy Yoruba family. He attended Saint Paul’s Primary School, Breadfruit Lagos wherein 1936 he began his sporting career and represented … Continue reading Nigerians In History: Karim Ayinla Babalola

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Did You Know: What To Know About Getting Your PVC

April 19, 2022

Since 2017, there has been a continuous voter registration (CVR) to enable as many Nigerians as possible to exercise their franchise. This exercise, however, will come to a close on the 30th of June 2022 to enable the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prepare for the general elections slated for the 25th of February … Continue reading Did You Know: What To Know About Getting Your PVC

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Made In Nigeria: Ankara Shoes And Bags

April 19, 2022

Ankara is a versatile indigenous fabric in Nigeria. It is not only common in the South Western part of Nigeria but is worn by all regions in Nigeria. Ankara fabric can never go out of style. It is colorful, and vibrant, and different patterns are usually created from time to time.  Read more about Fashion … Continue reading Made In Nigeria: Ankara Shoes And Bags

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War Memories: Igbo Celebrates Biafra After 55 Years

April 19, 2022

  Today is Remembrance Day. The Nigerian-Biafran War (1967-1970) evokes diverse feelings and emotions among various people in Nigeria. For so many Nigerians, the Biafran War was an ugly past in Nigeria’s history that should not be remembered, but for the Igbo people who made up the most of the defunct Biafran Republic population, the … Continue reading War Memories: Igbo Celebrates Biafra After 55 Years

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2023 Election: What Went Down At The PDP Primaries?

April 19, 2022

  The much-awaited PDP primaries have come and gone. Atiku Abubakar, former vice president of Nigeria, emerged as the party’s standard-bearer. He won with a total of 371 votes out of a total of 767 accredited votes by beating his closest rival, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, who got 237. This did not come as … Continue reading 2023 Election: What Went Down At The PDP Primaries?

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Nigerians In History: Benjamin Oluwakayode Osuntokun

April 19, 2022

Benjamin Oluwakayode Osuntokun was born on the 6th of January 1935. He was a researcher and neurologist from Okemesi, Ekiti State, Nigeria. He is most popularly known for discovering the cause of ataxic tropical neuropathy. He was a founding member of the Pan African Association of Neurological Sciences and an early advocate and researcher on … Continue reading Nigerians In History: Benjamin Oluwakayode Osuntokun

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The Nigerian Who Helped Build East Asia’s Economy: Kalu Idika Kalu

April 19, 2022

  In the face of Nigeria’s economic woes, history beckons us to look to the advanced nations whose economies are enviable and study how they did it. Over the years we have always admired the Asian Tigers of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. However, it has not been brought to the mainstream that … Continue reading The Nigerian Who Helped Build East Asia’s Economy: Kalu Idika Kalu

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How Much Do Models Earn In Nigeria?

April 19, 2022

Modeling is a lucrative job in Nigeria. Nigeria has a modeling industry like other countries. The modeling industry looks after the welfare of models. Modeling is a sub-division of the whole fashion industry. Thanks to models like Agbani Darego, Oluchi Onweagba, Victor Ndigwe, David Obenebo, and the likes, many young men and women now aspire … Continue reading How Much Do Models Earn In Nigeria?

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Nigerians in History: Iyaloye Oyinkansola “Oyinkan” Abayomi,

April 19, 2022

Popularly known as a Nigerian nationalist and feminist, who was also the head of the Nigerian Girl Guides and founder of the Nigerian Women’s Party, Iyaloye Oyinkansola “Oyinkan” Abayomi, Lady Abayomi was born Oyinkansola Ajasa in Nigeria in 1897.  Read more about Nigerians in history She was called Oyinkan (the shortened form of Oyinkansola) by … Continue reading Nigerians in History: Iyaloye Oyinkansola “Oyinkan” Abayomi,

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Apply For The 2021/2022 Federal Government Scholarship Award For Nigerian Students

April 19, 2022

Scholarship is open to persons currently studying at undergraduate and postgraduate levels at Federal or State universities, polytechnics and Colleges of Education. Read more about Opportunity The award will cover tuition fees for students in these fields of study: Agriculture, Education, Entrepreneurial Studies, Environmental Sciences, Law, Liberal Arts, ICT, Medicine and Paramedics, Science and Technology, … Continue reading Apply For The 2021/2022 Federal Government Scholarship Award For Nigerian Students

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What Deborah’s Murder Tells Us About Nigeria

April 19, 2022

The murder of a 200-level student of Home Economics the name Deborah Emmanuel of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, by Islamic fundamentalists has sparked global outrage. The video where she was beaten with sticks and other sharp objects and finally set ablaze by her classmates and others has shocked the world. Read more about … Continue reading What Deborah’s Murder Tells Us About Nigeria

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Club Connect: Find New Partners And Customers

April 19, 2022

You want to grow your customer base as quickly as possible. And you’d like to link up with partners who will help you to scale your business rapidly. What’s the best way you can achieve both these things at once? Read more about Business Club Connect offers you the chance to do just that– gain … Continue reading Club Connect: Find New Partners And Customers

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Baba Kekere Of Oyo Kingdom

April 19, 2022

  The astonishing image of Morenikeji Lasisi also known as “Baba Kekere”, which literally means “small father” because of his diminutive figure has surfaced on the internet. This was coming after the death of the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, who ruled Oyo between 1970 and 2022. According to local collaborators, Baba Kekere, … Continue reading Baba Kekere Of Oyo Kingdom

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Made In Nigeria: Yoruba Traditional Outfits

April 19, 2022

  Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with millions of citizens and numerous ethnic groups spawned across the country. Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa constitute majority of the ethnic groups in Nigeria. These ethnic groups have their unique cultures and traditions and more importantly, their traditional attires which they wear daily and majorly on … Continue reading Made In Nigeria: Yoruba Traditional Outfits

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Do You Know Folake Solanke: The First Nigerian Female Lawyer To Wear The Silk Gown As Senior Counsel

April 19, 2022

  Chief Folake Solanke was born on the 29th of March, 1932. She is a Nigerian lawyer, administrator, and social critic. She is the first female Senior Advocate of Nigeria and the first Nigerian female lawyer to wear the silk gown as Senior Counsel. She is also the first Commissioner of Western State and is … Continue reading Do You Know Folake Solanke: The First Nigerian Female Lawyer To Wear The Silk Gown As Senior Counsel

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Easter: FG Declares Friday And Monday As Public Holidays

April 19, 2022

The government has urged Christians to pray for the country during celebrations. As Christians continue with preparations for Easter celebrations, the Federal Government has declared Friday, April 15 and Monday, April 18, 2022, as public holidays. This information was contained in an official statement on behalf of the government by the Minister of Interior Rauf … Continue reading Easter: FG Declares Friday And Monday As Public Holidays

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INEC Extends Continuous Voters Registration Timeline In South-Eastern Nigeria

April 19, 2022

The sit-at-home in Southeastern Nigeria has affected the exercise. Nigeria’s ruling electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the timeline for the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) in the Southeast region of Nigeria. This information was made public by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of Enugu State, Dr Emeka Ononamadu, during an … Continue reading INEC Extends Continuous Voters Registration Timeline In South-Eastern Nigeria

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President Buhari Approves Establishment Of Three New Federal Polytechnics In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

The establishment of academic institutions is part of the government’s plans to revitalize polytechnics in the country. Read more about Education President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has given approval for the establishment of three new federal polytechnics in different parts of the country. This information was made public in a statement … Continue reading President Buhari Approves Establishment Of Three New Federal Polytechnics In Nigeria

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Nigerians In History: Idris Legbo Kutigi

April 19, 2022

Idris Legbo Kutigi OFR, GCON was born on the 31st of December 1939. He was born in Kutigi, North-Western State (now located in the Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State), Kutigi attended elementary school in that town and middle and secondary school in Bida. He then moved on to Government College (now known as … Continue reading Nigerians In History: Idris Legbo Kutigi

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Nigerians In History: Inuwa Abdulkadir

April 19, 2022

Inuwa Abdulkadir was a Nigerian lawyer and politician who was National vice-chairman (North West) of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He previously served as Federal Minister of Youth Development from 2012 to 2013, before falling out with President Goodluck Jonathan and supporting President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential election. Read more about Nigerians in … Continue reading Nigerians In History: Inuwa Abdulkadir

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Nigerians In History: Funmilayo Olayinka

April 19, 2022

  Olayinka was born in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. She attended Holy Trinity Grammar School Ibadan, where she obtained her first school leaving certificate with distinction. She subsequently proceeded to Olivet Baptist High School, Oyo State, Nigeria, where she obtained her Higher School Certificate (HSC). She held a master’s degree in public administration and a Bachelor … Continue reading Nigerians In History: Funmilayo Olayinka

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Nigerians In History: Gamaliel Onosode

April 19, 2022

  An Urhobo man, born and raised in Sapele, a suburban city in the current Delta State by a disciplined father, he sometimes credited the strict family background and practice as being a complementary factor in his success as a disciplined civil servant and corporate administrator. Read more about Nigerians in history Gamaliel Oforitsenere Onosode … Continue reading Nigerians In History: Gamaliel Onosode

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Rising Fuel Prices In Nigeria: Has Deregulation Begun?

April 19, 2022

In February, Nigerians were hit with something they thought had disappeared for good: a scarcity of petrol. Long queues returned at fuel stations across the country, with motorists and buyers holding fuel kegs waiting for hours to purchase petrol. Read more about Business With this came a sharp increase in the price of Premium Motor … Continue reading Rising Fuel Prices In Nigeria: Has Deregulation Begun?

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How One Man Industrialised Old Eastern Nigeria In The 1960s

April 19, 2022

  While we celebrate the likes of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, and Alhaji Ahmadu Bello, prominent Nigerians in history have been neglected to the abyss of oblivion, despite their achievements. This group of unsung heroes is a dearth in history which in many ways is a disservice to us and these rarely celebrated … Continue reading How One Man Industrialised Old Eastern Nigeria In The 1960s

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Made in Nigeria

April 19, 2022

There has always been an inferior price tag placed on products made in Nigeria, and the painful reality is that it is done by Nigerians themselves. People always assume that it is of a low quality if it is made in Nigeria. Read more about Made in Nigeria Nigerians like foreign things: foreign clothes, foreign … Continue reading Made in Nigeria

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Nigerians In History: Clement Nyong Isong

April 19, 2022

  Clement Nyong Isong, CFR was a Nigerian banker and politician who was governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (1967–1975) during the military regime of General Yakubu Gowon. He was later elected governor of Cross River State (1979–1983) in the Nigerian Second Republic. Background and Education Isong was born on 20 April 1920 in … Continue reading Nigerians In History: Clement Nyong Isong

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Top Highlights Of The Year 2021

April 19, 2022

2021 started with much uncertainty, with Nigerians having much hope for a better year on the back of a very challenging 2020 that was bedevilled by the COVID-19 pandemic. For so many who have been adapting to the new normal, 2021 was supposed to usher in a fresh start and new opportunities. Every year has … Continue reading Top Highlights Of The Year 2021

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