Monday, February 18, 2019
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Good News

Here we report the good news of the day and the achievements of many Nigerians and Africans all around the globe.

Fisayo Longe, A Member of the Fashion Elite

By Gloria Adeyeye Quick facts Instagram: 51.8k followers and rising Facebook: 2,730 likes Twitter: 2,452 followers Labels: Asos, Marc Jacobs, Top Shop, Louis Vuitton, Zara, and the list goes on Locations: Istanbul, London, Miami, Ibiza, Paris, Casares, Lagos and the list goes...

From Nigeria to Canada Former Nigerian Resident Helps Boko Haram Victims From Abroad

Zainab Jerrett has been calling St. John's her home since 1991. Born and raised in northeastern Nigeria, her home in St. John's is filled with reminders of her home country. Jerrett tries to make a...

Despite #OscarsSoWhite Oscars Parties Shed Light on African Actors

Unless you have been living under a rock you would have already heard that there were no nominees of color for Sunday's Oscars/Academy Awards ceremony. In fact, the only nominee of color is musician,...

The Pains and Gains of the JAMB

By Olutayo Irantiola The Joint Admission Matriculation Board more popularly known as JAMB introduced the Computer Based Test (CBT) version of its exam in 2015 to stop examination malpractice. However, the experience has brought gains...

Extraordinary People-Powered Football Pitch Comes to Nigeria

The first of its kind in Africa, the football pitch sponsored by Shell and Pavegen in their make the future campaign was first piloted in Rio de Janeiro in 2014. It made its way...

Nigerian Pilot is First African to Embark on Solo Flight Around the World

Over one-hundred and forty pilots have flown around the world to achieve a world record in flight, but this does not include any pilot from Africa. In response, the Nigerian government has launched a project...
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Video: Roland Ezuruike and Latifat Tijani Win Gold and Silver in Rio Paralympics

Nigeria's Paralympics athletes are already showing a glimpse of what to expect from Team Nigeria as Roland Ezuruike provided the golden moment, winning the 54kg power-lifting event in astonishing manner, on Friday. Ezuruike'S 200kg lift...

Wakaabout Series: Beauty from the Ashes

By Pelu Awofeso A "green" museum aims to save the environment, one piece of waste at a time. In this Wakaabout Series, Pelu uses the pidgin English term for “one who is always on the...

American College Student Launches New Line of Dolls Designed for Boys of Color

When Jennifer Pierre visits the toy store, she sees shelves of dolls that are mostly girls and mostly white. She wants to change that. Pierre, who's finishing a master's degree in entrepreneurship at Babson College,...

Mikel Stars in Chelsea’s 2-1 Win Over Southampton

Super Eagles defender, John Mikel Obi was at the heart of the Blues defense as Chelsea defeated Southampton 2 - 1 at St. Mary’s Stadium in Saturday's Barclay's Premier League match. Mikel played the entire...

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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...