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Buhari Launches Youth Entrepreneurship Project

Nigeria faces several demographic challenges in the coming years. One of these is the Republic's projected growth rate, by the year 2030 Nigeria’s population is set to increase by an estimated 84 million. About...

Rio Olympic Games: Nigeria’s Chierika Ukogu Qualifies for Rowing Quarterfinals

After making history as the first Nigeria rowing athlete to feature at the Rio Olympic Games, Chierika Ukogu, a U.S.-based Nigerian athlete took a further step as she booked a place in the quarterfinals...

Adamawa Peace Initiative: An Umbrella that Fights Against Violence in Yola, Nigeria

In a bid to embrace total religious tolerance, promote harmony, development and provide relief materials to all displaced people residing in the northeastern state of Adamawa in Nigeria, the Adamawa Peace Initiative (API), a...

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...

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...

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,...

50 Elite Athletes Set For Lagos City Marathon

Fifty elite athletes who are part of the all star-cast for this weekend’s Lagos City Marathon will arrive in the country on Thursday, February 4, officials have confirmed. The General Manager for the marathon race,...

As the Rio Paralympics Comes to a Close Team Nigeria Wins Big

Nigeria's Paralympics Team made the country proud at the just concluded 2016 Paralympic Games in Nigeria with a team total of eight gold medals. Sunday's closing ceremony marked the end of a spectacular games and the...

Lagos Glows at Night

By Olutayo Irantiola In his efforts to advance security in Lagos, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode promised to ensure that Lagos roads are glowing at night. This dream is slowly becoming a reality and people are now assured that the state...

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,...

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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...