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Eight-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Becomes Chess Champion In New York

An eight-year-old boy who fled Nigeria with his family and now living in a homeless shelter in New York City while his asylum application pends has been crowned the state’s chess champion for his age group. Tanitoluwa Adewumi won the state tournament for his group, from kindergarten through third grade, last weekend. Tani and his…

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Nigerian Woman Arrested After Scamming Church Of N100 Million (Read What Happened)

A 39-year old woman identified as Iwuagwu Onyinyechi, has been arrested by the Ogun police command for allegedly defrauding a Christian faith-based organisation to the sum of N100m, under the pretence of assisting the organisation to raise fund for its charity programme. The police command in a statement on Sunday by its spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi,…

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OB Designer Focus: Faith Oluwajimi Of Bloke Is The Nigerian Knitwear Designer Gender-Blurring Fashion

As far as knitwear is concerned in Nigeria, Faith Oluwajimi stands a lone player in a field that reeks of so much potential. However, knitwear is not all that puts fast rising creative director in the exclusive class. It is the genuity of his quirky, deconstructed, gender-blurring pieces are really what make him special. Faith’s artisanal androgynous label,…

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Alarming! Professor Abba Heladu Says 70 Million Nigerians Cannot Read Or Write

Professor Abba Haladu, the Executive Secretary for the National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC) has said about 70 million Nigerians cannot read or write. He stated this in an interview with NAN in Kano on Friday. According to Haladu, the commission is focusing on strategies to increase literacy level, as more…

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Independence Day! Buhari Warns Nigerians Against Disruptive Forces Hidden In Social Media

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerians to beware of disruptive forces which he said were hidden in social media. Buhari said this in his national broadcast aired early on Monday, 1st of October, to mark the nation’s 58th independence anniversary. He urged Nigerians to all rise to the responsibility of shutting out “those disruptive and…

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Delusional Nigerian Parents Arrested In US For Killing Son During A 40-days Dry Fast 

Nigerian parents, Titilayo and Kehinde Omosebi, have been arrested by the Reedsburg Police in Wisconsin, US, after their son, Ayanfe, starved to death, leaving another child emaciated during a religious fast. According to the Facebook page of Reedsburg Police, the father of the deceased, Kehinde walked into the police station to report that his son…

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80 Million Persons Already Registered For 2019 Election -INEC

Actress Mercy Johnson & Husband Prince Odi Okojie registering for PVC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday revealed that it had received additional 11 million voters registration as at August 5 which is to be added to the existing 70 million registrants, making over 80 million Nigerians registered for 2019 general elections. Meanwhile INEC has set…

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Nigerian Heptathlete Moe ‘Wonder’ Sasegbon Sets New High Jump Record

Young and exceptional British born Nigerian heptathlete, Moe Sasegbon, popularly known as ‘Moe Wonder’ has set a new personal best of 1.85m in high jump at the UK Women’s league in Crawley, England, where she finished in first place. The current national high jump record which stands at 1.95m is held by Nigerian female track…

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