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BUKOLA SARAKI PLANS TO RETAIN HIS SEAT TILL 2019 DESPITE DEFECTION TO PDP

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The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, is plotting to remain in office despite defecting from the governing All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Saraki had on Tuesday renounced his membership of the party… Continue reading

MANDELA DID NOT FIGHT ALONE: NEW BANKNOTES SPARK DEBATES

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The new commemorative banknotes celebrating the late president Nelson Mandela’s centenary have sparked a debate on whether other Struggle stalwarts are being snubbed. Artist Nkanyiso Madondo stirred up some waters after the SA… Continue reading

Ikechu Does A Good Deed

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Ikechu’s mum always dresses him in clean clothes. But Ikechu is always playing and getting dirty. His mum wants him to be clean, so she changes his clothes again and again. “But mum”… Continue reading

How To Make a Filling Smoothie.

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Enjoy making a smoothie that feels just like real food

Umene Meets Chanel

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Chanel was a little girl who was always sad. She was an orphan. She did not have a father nor a mother. Chanel loved her mummy, but her aunty said that her mummy… Continue reading

IMF: Nigeria, a Major Boost in Sub-Saharan African Economy

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Sub-Saharan Africa has Nigeria to thank for better economic growth prospects next year. The region’s economy will probably expand 3.8 percent in 2019, the International Monetary Fund said in its World Economic Outlook… Continue reading

APC win in Ekiti State is not Buhari Endorsement

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So, Femi Adesina, the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, and he thinks that because Fayemi won in Ekiti state, it is a victory at the national level? It was not an… Continue reading

Umene Stopped the Bully

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All the kids went out to play in the park. Jakes, Sharon, Ejay and Ubaju. “You look like a flower” Ubaju said to Sharon “Thank you” replied Sharon “But you look like a… Continue reading

CAN I HELP YOU, MUM?

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Hovasabee was a little girl. She liked to help mum around the kitchen , but mum always told her to be careful. “The kitchen can be dangerous sometimes” Mum said “But mum” said… Continue reading

HOW CAN WE PREVENT POPULATION EXPLOSION IN NIGERIA?

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A Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Prof. Akinwunmi Omotayo has raised the alarm that failure of the government to control increase in population may lead to food insecurity in the country.… Continue reading

MAGGI YELO PEPE SHOW BREAKS LANGUAGE BARRIERS IN AFRICAN ENTERTAINMENT

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Two weeks ago, I stumbled upon Maggi’s webisode Yelo Pepe, while looking for African French shows online. I had moved from the UBA show, Hotel Boutique, which had a good start but turned… Continue reading

SCORPION REMAINS NUMBER 1 ON BILLBOARD 200 FOR THE SECOND WEEK

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The Billboard 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption as measured in equivalent album units. Units are comprised of traditional album sales, track equivalent… Continue reading

US court rejects Nigeria’s request to cancel N2.7trn fine

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“The motion is DENIED to the extent it seeks dismissal of the petition,” said Justice Christopher Cooper , and according to him, it was denied not only on ground that it was belated, but… Continue reading

LOVE ALUDO SUGGESTS THAT NIGERIAN VOTERS MAY NOT BE READY FOR MORE WOMEN

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“Nigeria has no legislative provision that advances women’s political participation. The current target by the NGP is prescriptive rather than binding. The two dominating parties waived nomination fees for female candidates but this… Continue reading