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Germany returns 7,000 Benin artefacts to Nigeria October – Official

Posted 7/26/2021

The official said the repatriation of the artefacts would go with building an ultramodern museum in Edo and the training of some curators.

No fewer than 7,000 artefacts plundered from Benin Kingdom are expected to be repatriated by Germany to Nigeria not later than October, Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.

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‘I tell tales to lift African personality, culture’

Posted 7/26/2021

Aiye Ko Ooto is the pen name of a U.S.-based Nigerian poet, playwright, and philosopher also known as Cash Oladele, who says he is at a crossroads between mortals and gods.

A story architect, his creative works highlights the true Yoruba culture projecting its beauty and dynamics. In this interview, he speaks about the essence of his person and works.

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Nigeria’s D’Tigers follow up USA win by smashing Argentina

Posted 7/14/2021

After achieving a first-ever win over the USA on Sunday morning, Nigeria’s national men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, smashed Argentina 94-71 on Monday evening at the Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas.

After besting the USA, the FIBA-ranked No.1 team, D’Tigers followed up that victory with another eye-catching win over the No.4-ranked Argentines.

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Diaspora Nigerians move away from real estate as depreciating exchange rate affects returns

Posted 7/7/2021
Naira, Unify exchange rates to foster economic growth – NISER , OFFICIAL: Banks charge N368 per dollar for debit card transactions

 The Covid-19 Pandemic and the ensuing fall in oil price has dealt a serious blow to the economy forcing massive depreciation of the currency and triggering a spike in inflation rate. As Nigerians wallow in economic despair, so is the fortune of diaspora Nigerians who see the value of their investments erode. Real Estate, the investment of choice is a poster child for the erosion of purchasing power.

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Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the secessionist group IPOB, arrested, 'returned' to Nigeria

Posted 6/30/2021

Nigeria has arrested Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Attorney-General and Minister of Justice of the west African nation Abubakar Malami(SAN) on Tuesday disclosed to journalists that Kanu was arrested and brought back to Nigeria on Sunday.

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A nigerian is elected first black African mayor in Ireland

Posted 6/28/2021

Nigerian, Uruemu Adejinmi has emerged as the first migrant, first African and the first black female to be elected as Mayor in the Republic of Ireland.

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ECOWAS Court restrains Nigeria from prosecuting Twitter users

Posted 6/23/2021

Local rights group, along with dozens of Nigerians, had gone to Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States to fight the ban.

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ICYMI: ‘I’m from Edo’ — Wilder reveals Nigerian origin

Posted 6/7/2021

Deontay Wilder, American professional boxer who held the WBC heavyweight title from 2015 to 2020, has revealed that he is from Edo state.

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First Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is dead. He reportedly died on Thursday at the age of 91.

Posted 2/11/2021

ALHAJI LATEEF JAKANDEALHAJI LATEEF JAKANDEAlhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, (born 23 July 1929) was a journalist who became governor of Lagos State in Nigeria from 1979 to 1983, and later was Minister of Works under the Sani Abacha military regime (1993–98). Raufu Olaiya Bakare was part of his active councilors represents Itire Ikate area now called Itire Ikate Local Government

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President Buhari unveils 60th anniversary logo, presides over 15th virtual FEC meeting


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