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PRISON BREAK: Over 1800 Inmates Escape During Armed Attack

PRISON BREAK: Over 1800 Inmates Escape During Armed Attack

As at Monday, April 5, 2021, over 1,800 inmates of a prison in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria have escaped after a prison break orchestrated by heavily armed men who attacked the facility in the early hours of the morning, prison authorities said on Monday. The attackers used explosives to make their way into the Owerri …

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POS MACHINES: A Game-changer Amid The Pandemic

POS MACHINES: A Game-changer Amid The Pandemic

There’s a tremendous rise of point of sale (POS) business transactions in Africa since the global economy was hit by the pandemic. Prior to Covid-19 affecting the ecosystem, the introduction of the POS Machine particularly in Nigeria by the Central Bank of Nigeria has ease the stress of everyday transactions. What’s a POS Machine? Point …

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International Women's Day

International Women’s Day: Celebrating All Women Across The Globe

Historically, society has relegated women to the sidelines of events. However, there have been women who have been beacons of power and of heroism, challenging the order. Today being the International Women’s Day, we celebrate these amazing amazons. Countless women across the world have broken grounds in science, technology, art and many more areas one …

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THE HUSTLER DIARIES (PILOT): In The Beginning

THE HUSTLER DIARIES (PILOT): In The Beginning

In a suburban area of the city of Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa, in a ‘slum’ popularly known as Abule , reside two random strangers, Michael “Mike-O” Oyelade and Timiebi “Timmy Tha Creator” Edafe, connected by their unpleasant background and experiences. Having had the most humbling of beginnings, they have come to the “big city” to …

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NOSTALGIA: Remembering The Kano Bombings Of 2012

NOSTALGIA: Remembering The Kano Bombings Of 2012

January 2012 is a period that Nigerians will always remember as one of the most fearful periods in Nigeria’s recent history. On the 5th and 6th of January, notorious Nigerian terrorist group, Boko Haram, perpetrated the Kano Bombings of 2012. As of Saturday, January 28th, 2012, exactly nine (9) years ago today, the attacks had …

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Nigeria: Driver who killed celebrated female helicopter pilot faces life imprisonment

Nehemiah Adejor, the man, who drove the car that killed Nigeria’s first female fighter helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile,  may go to jail for life.   He is  to be charged for culpable homicide and criminal conspiracy in a high court but not to be punishable with death.  The other two other suspected killers who were with him in …

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Nigeria’s e-sports federation poised to hold 2020 league despite COVID 19

Nigeria’s  e-Sports Federation says preparations for the 2020 National League Games is on  despite  the coronavirus pandemic affecting sporting activities in the country and beyond. Mr Christopher Yaba, Secretary of the federation said on Wednesday in a statement after the federation’s virtual board meeting on Tuesday.. Yaba said that the board urged its athletes to brace up for …

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