Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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Here we report the good news of the day and the achievements of many Nigerians and Africans all around the globe.

Ramadan Lessons: Humility, Sacrifice, Muslim Unity

July 5 (Kaduna) Ramadan, the ninth month of the Hijra (Islāmic) Calendar, is the most sacred month of the year for Muslims. Muslims fast in the month because fasting is one of the five...

How World Refugee Day Was Celebrated Across Africa

According to a UNHCR report on refugees in 2015, 65.3 million people have been displaced by conflict in their home countries, which accounts for the highest number of people displaced in history. 1 in...
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#DeyemiTheActor: The Nigerian Reporter Interview

With over 40 feature appearances since 2010 ranging from lead to supporting roles, Adeyemi Okanlawon is possibly Nollywood's newest leading man. Garnering at least 9 nominations and four wins since his début in Nollywood, Okanlawon...
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Catch the Pre-Lemonade Lemonade with Soft Magic

Meet Upile Chisala, she like the shirt she wears (pictured above), completely embodies the black sans apology motto. Since her book Soft Magic was published last year it has gained a place in the hearts of many women...

Both English and Yoruba languages Can Coexist- Adebayo Adegbembo

I spoke with Adebayo Adegbembo, founder of Genii Games, an interactive mobile application and animated videos to help children learn Nigerian languages, ethics, etiquette and more, he uses the Yoruba term for culture, asa as a game...
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Cultural Activists Strive to Preserve Ethnic Languages in Nigeria

There are more than 250 ethnic languages spoken in Nigeria. Many are sadly, becoming extinct. With the amalgamation of a historic land mass and former kingdom by our British colonizers into a country we now...

Stay True to the Vision – OPTG Celebrating the Good in Africa

By Apinke Eyo The idea of celebrating Africa and African greatness resonates with me now more than ever before. It is a time of self-awareness, which I suspect has come with age, and the fact...

Boycotting Tomatoes

While the cost of tomatoes is the new cause of household squabbles between spouses and tomato ebola sees no end in sight, I decided, while talking to my mum about this tomato business, that...

Senegalese Woman Becomes New FIFA Secretary-General

Senegal’s Fatma Samoura has been appointed as FIFA’s Secretary-General, becoming the first female in that post and the first African in such a position. She succeeds former secretary-general Jerome Valcke, who was recently banned from...

The Flourishing and Enterprising Creative Industry in Nigeria

The creative industry in Nigeria is very enterprising; many artists have become more knowledgeable in understanding that being a creative person should not qualify one as a pauper. Some notable names have evolved out of...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...