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Who Is Margaret Obi?

April 19, 2022

  Peter Obi, a candidate for the Labor Party presidency in the upcoming 2023 election, has been described as a very private individual, especially when it comes to matters involving his family and business life. However, photos of his beautiful wife, Mrs. Margaret Obi, have surfaced on various social media platforms, making many wonders, who … Continue reading Who Is Margaret Obi?

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Men You Should Know: Henry Dele Alake

April 19, 2022

  Henry Dele Alake is a Nigerian journalist, activist and technocrat recognised as one of the heroes of Nigeria’s democracy. He is a former commissioner for Information and Strategy in Lagos State between 1999 and 2007 under the then Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Read more about Discover Nigeria He got involved in … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Henry Dele Alake

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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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Men You Should Know: Ladipo Adamolekun

April 19, 2022

  Ladipo Adamolekun is a Nigerian public administration scholar, former dean of the Faculty of Administration at Obafemi Awolowo University and was a lead public sector management specialist at the World Bank. Life He was born in Iju, a town close to Akure and Idanre in Ondo State to the family of Joshua Adamolekun, a … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Ladipo Adamolekun

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Nigerians In History: Abdullahi Burja

April 19, 2022

  Abdullahi Dan Kanajeji, known as Abdullahi Burja, was the sixteenth ruler of Kano. Through forging powerful alliances and the creation of trade routes, Burja shifted the identity of the Kano Sultanate towards trade and commerce, which Kano and the Kano people are known for today. Read more about Discover Nigeria He was the first … Continue reading Nigerians In History: Abdullahi Burja

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Men You Should Know: Mike Okibe Onoja

April 19, 2022

Mike Okibe Onoja was educated at a Roman Catholic mission school in the Agila district, beginning in 1954. He left for the Methodist Central School, Igumale, for a year before leaving for Saint Mary’s Primary School, Otukpo, Benue state, where he completed his primary education in 1961. He then attended Saint James Junior Seminary, Keffi, … Continue reading Men You Should Know: Mike Okibe Onoja

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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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Yanmo Omorogbe, Co-founder And COO Of Bamboo

April 19, 2022

The Nigerian tech ecosystem is predominantly male, and only a few women are involved actively in the sector. This gender difference is a reflection of both African and global realities. Only 30 per cent of tech professionals in sub-Saharan Africa are women. Despite this, Nigerian women operating in the tech sector have been able to receive … Continue reading Yanmo Omorogbe, Co-founder And COO Of Bamboo

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Nigerian Student Emerges Best Graduating Student At Howard University Medical School

April 19, 2022

The Nigerian is a recipient of numerous awards such as the Howard University Medical Alumni Association Alumni Award, Michael Oliver Dumas Prize, Dr M. Wharton Young Prize, Merck Manual Awards, and more. Read more about Discover Nigeria A 22-year-old Nigerian lady identified as BoubiniMiyensinte Jones-Wonni has displayed the ingenuity of Nigeria at the global level … Continue reading Nigerian Student Emerges Best Graduating Student At Howard University Medical School

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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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Do You Know: First West African To Be Elected As The President Of UNESCO General Conference: Michael Omolewa

April 19, 2022

  Michael Abiola Omolewa is a Nigerian diplomat, scholar, education historian, and civil servant. Omolewa is an emeritus professor of adult education at the University of Ibadan. He is a former deputy chair of the governing board of the Commonwealth of Learning in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Omolewa is also a member of the Commonwealth … Continue reading Do You Know: First West African To Be Elected As The President Of UNESCO General Conference: Michael Omolewa

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Do You Know : Nigeria’s First Female Administrative Officer And First Federal Permanent Secretary-Francesca Emanuel 

April 19, 2022

Francesca Emanuel was Nigeria’s first female administrative officer and first federal permanent secretary. She was awarded Commander of Order of the Niger (CON). Early life Read more about Do you know? She was born on 19 September 1933, and had her secondary education in Holy Child College, Lagos and attended the University of Ibadan, where … Continue reading Do You Know : Nigeria’s First Female Administrative Officer And First Federal Permanent Secretary-Francesca Emanuel 

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Do You Know: First Nigerian Nuclear Physicist – Frank Nwachukwu Ndili

April 19, 2022

  Frank Nwachukwu Ndili was born on the 6th of October, 1934. He was the 1st Nigerian Nuclear Physicist and the 7th Vice Chancellor (President) of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He served as Vice Chancellor (President) of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 1980 until he was succeeded by Professor Chimere Ikoku in 1985. … Continue reading Do You Know: First Nigerian Nuclear Physicist – Frank Nwachukwu Ndili

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Doyin Abiola: The First Woman Editor Of A Nigerian Daily Newspaper

April 19, 2022

Doyinsola Hamidat Abiola (Nee Aboaba) was the Managing Director and Publisher of the National Concord Newspaper. She is the first Nigerian woman to be an editor of a Nigerian daily newspaper. Education and Career Read more about Do you know? Dr. Doyin Abiola was educated at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria where she earned a … Continue reading Doyin Abiola: The First Woman Editor Of A Nigerian Daily Newspaper

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Women You Should Know Nike Davies-Okundaye

April 19, 2022

Nike Okundaye was born in 1951 in Ogidi, Kogi State, in North-Central Nigeria, and was brought up amidst the traditional weaving and dyeing as practiced in her hometown. Her parents and great-grandmother were musicians and craftspeople, who specialized in the areas of cloth weaving, adire making, indigo dyeing and leather. Nike Davies-Okundaye is a well-reputed … Continue reading Women You Should Know Nike Davies-Okundaye

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