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Homeless Man Caught Eating Fufu With Water Rescued By Nigerian Philanthropist

Nigerian philanthropist, Kokun Foundation has rescued an homeless man after he was caught on camera eating Fufu, a staple West African food with water serving as the soup. The man identified as Victor in the video said he is from Osun state and have been feeding that way for a long time when questioned by an unidentified woman who captured…

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OB Cuisine: Diary Of A Kitchen Lover’s Cheeseburger Will Have You Craving More

Welcome to the weekend, when most of us just want to be totally relaxed with lots of sleep and very light cooking. Well, look no further. Tolani of Diary of a Kitchen Lover is back with another insta-vlog, and this time, she’s giving us a tutorial on how to make a Burger – complete with beef, lettuce and cheese. She…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Reports Seven More COVID-19 Deaths, 329 Fresh Cases

On Friday August 14, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 329 new cases of the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Sharing the news via Twitter, the health agency also confirmed seven additional deaths to take the country’s toll from the virus to 973. At least 35,998 persons have recovered from the disease as confirmed cases, since…

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National Bureau Of Statistics Says Nigeria’s Jobless Rate Has Increased To 27.1%

After a 20-month interval, the National Bureau of Statistics has finally released data on the nation’s jobless rate, stating the figure rose to 27.1 per cent in the second quarter of 2020 from the 23.1 per cent recorded in Q3 2018. In a ‘Labor Force Statistics: Unemployment and Underemployment Report’ released by NBS on Friday, the governmental agency said underemployment rate…

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Nigeria To Receive €5.5m Abacha Loot From Ireland

The Nigerian Government and Ireland has signed a memorandum of understanding that will enable the European island return €5.5 million looted by Sani Abacha, under his regime as Head of State. Ireland’s minister of justice and equality, Helen McEntee disclosed the update saying it followed an order recently issued by a court in Ireland regarding the funds. The…

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COVID-19: Ogun Lifts Weekend Lockdown, Reopens Places Of Worship

The Ogun State Government has granted the reopening of worship centres while suspending weekend lockdown in the state. In a statement issued to journalists on Friday, Governor Dapo Abiodun who gave an update on the efforts of the government in combating the COVID-19 pandemic in the state, explained that he took the decision after thorough deliberation,…

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Citizens’ Identification Goes Digital As Nigeria Dumps Plastic ID Cards

The Federal government has dumped the card-based version of national identification and registration of citizens for a strictly digital approach. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made this known in Abuja to state house correspondents on Thursday August 13, after he met with the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami and President Buhari for a…

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COVID-19: Federal Government Receives 175 Nigerian Evacuees From Uganda

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has confirmed the evacuation of one hundred and seventy-five Nigerians stranded in Uganda. The agency disclosed this in a tweet on its official handle on Thursday August 13, noting that he returnees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja around 1 pm, Nigerian time. “They all tested negative to COVID-19…

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OB Cuisine: Berry Grape Smoothie By Diary Of A Kitchen Lover

Looking for that smoothie that will take level up your dessert list, here you go! This invigorating Berry Grape Smoothie from Tolani of Diary of a Kitchen Lover is secretly healthy. You can also have a free daily option by leaving out the yoghurt. “This smoothie is a MUST TRY!!!!” the food blogger and recipe developer shared…

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