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Nigerian pop star Yemi Alade has disclosed that she plans to use her new role as a United Nations goodwill ambassador to help vulnerable people especially women in her home country. Alade, 31, joined a list of celebrities including actor...

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Ahead of the 60th independence anniversary celebrations, the Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Thursday October 1, 2020 public holiday. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement today in a statement titled ‘FG Declares Thursday, October 1, 2020, Public Holiday...

Nigerian pop star Yemi Alade has disclosed that she plans to use her new role as a United Nations goodwill ambassador to help vulnerable people especially women in her home country. Alade, 31, joined a list of celebrities including actor Antonio...

A 26-year-old Ivorian tech entrepreneur won the UK's Royal Academy of Engineering's prestigious 2020 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Charlette N'Guessan and her team developed a facial recognition software designed to identify black Africans. Charlette N'Guessan - the CEO of her...

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Meet Togo’s First Woman Prime Minister

President Faure Gnassingbe has named Victoire Tomegah Dogbe, 60, as the country's prime minister.  Dogbe replaces Komi Selom Klassou who stepped down with his government after just seven months, following Gnassingbe's re-election. Dogbe is a close ally of the president and served...

International broadcasting star and American of Nigerian descent, Sheila Okonji-Ashinze, simply known to her followers as ‘Sheila O’ has stated that Afrobeats is the future and the style is now being adapted by other artistes in other continent. "African music or...

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UFC Champion, Adesanya earns $.6m from Costa win Middleweight UFC champion, Isreal Adesanya, earned $690,000 after his title defence against Brazilian, Paulo Costa, in UFC 253 at the Flash Forum, Abu Dhabi on Sunday, The Punch reported.The Lagos-born star dominated...

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