Omoyele Sowore
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Omoyele Sowore Biography and Profile

Omoyele Sowore was born on February 16, 1971, Niger Delta. Omoyele Sowore is Ondo State. He is a Blogger, Writer, Lecturer, Human rights activist. Omoyele Sowore is the founder of SaharaReporters.com. Read more…

Ruti Olajugbagbe Performs Dreams - The Final of The Voice UK 2018
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Ruti Olajugbagbe Biography

Ruti Olajugbagbe has said she is influenced by bands such as Bastille and Arctic Monkeys as well as singer Emeli Sande and in 2013 sang in the final of Thurrock’s young musician of the year. Read more…

Sade Adu - Helen Folasade Adu - Nigeria News Headline
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Sade Adu Biography and Profile

At the time of the first album, Diamond Life, in 1984, Sade’s actual life was anything but diamond-like. She was living in a converted fire station in Finsbury Park, North London, with her then boyfriend, the style journalist Robert Elms. There was no heating, which meant that she had to get dressed in bed. Helen Folasade Adu’s first single, Your Love Is King, became a top 10 British hit in February 1984, and with that her life, and that of the band, changed forever. Read more…

Edward Adamu - Edward Lametek Adamu - Nigeria News
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Edward Adamu Biography and Profile

Edward Adamu (Edward Lametek Adamu) was born on June 22, 1959 in Kaltungo Local Government Area of Gombe State. He holds a Quantity Surveying degree from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, and is a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. Read more…

Omoni Oboli - Nollywood News - Entertainment Headline Story
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Omoni Oboli Biography and Profile

In 1996, Omoni Oboli joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and acted in her first movie “Bitter Encounter” where she played the role of a secretary. Omoni Oboli has played lead characters in mainstream films which include The Figurine, Anchor, Being Mrs. Elliot and Fifty. She is also the first actress from Nollywood to win the Best Actress in two international festivals in 2010. Read more…

Dino Melaye - Nigerian News
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Dino Melaye Biography and Profile

Often regarded as a no nonsense politician revered by those in the opposition, Dino Melaye has carved a niche for himself as the mouth piece of Nigeria. Read Dino Melaye Biography and Profile. Read more…

Margaret Ekpo - Nigeria Activist News
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Margaret Ekpo Biography and Profile

Margaret Ekpo, pioneering feminism in Nigeria. She was strong. She was outspoken. Margaret Ekpo didn’t just open doors for women, she kicked them down. The Nigerian women’s rights activist and politician, Margaret Ekpo, helped change the face of politics in Nigeria. Read more…

Chibundu Onuzo - Nigeria Author of Welcome to Lagos
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Chibundu Onuzo Biography and Profile

Chibundu Onuzo started writing at 17, had an agent by 18, signed with Faber at 19 and finished editing when she was 20. In 2011, the 21 year old Chibundu Onuzo’s fierce determination paid off and her first novel, The Spider King’s Daughter was finally published. As the youngest woman to be offered a two-book deal with Faber, one could be forgiven for smelling a gimmick, but one look at the reviews, and one glance over her words, paints a very different picture. This is a story with roots well beyond its years. Read more…

Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari - Nigeria News Headlines - Nigeria Rendezvous
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Aisha Buhari Now UNAIDS Special Ambassador

Aisha Buhari’s role will be in the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV&Promotion of Treatment for children living with HIV in Nigeria. The appointment is said to be in recognition of Buhari’s passion in the advocacy for the rights of vulnerable women and girls in the country. Read more…

Aisha Buhari, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari
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Aisha Buhari Wins UNICEF Humanitarian Service Award

Ministers of the FCT and Foreign Affairs and other senior government officials, many wives of Governors, and captains of industry attended the high octane event. Mrs. Gimbiya Dogara, wife of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, who represented Mrs. Buhari at the event expressed gratitude for the recognition given her by UNICEF, promising to do more, not only through advocacy but acting for the good cause of children’s education in Nigeria. Read more…

Nnamdi Azikiwe - Nigerian Politician
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Nnamdi Azikiwe Biography and Profile

Benjamin Azikiwe was born on November 16, 1904, in Zungeru, Nigeria; died 1996; married Flora Ogbenyeanu Ogoegbunam, 1936; children: three sons, one daughter. Education: Lincoln University, B.A, 1930; University of Pennsylvania, M.A. Attended Howard University and Columbia University. Read more about Nnamdi Azikiwe Biography and Profile. Read more…

Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) - News in Nigeria
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Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) Biography and Profile

Ooni Ogunwusi was delivered into the family of Prince Ropo and Late Mrs. Margret Wuraola Ogunwusi (of Soji Opa family compound, Ile-Ife). Ooni Ogunwusi’s excellence and outstanding acumen recently announced itself for the world to behold as he was crowned the 51st Ooni of Ife on the 7th of December 2015. Read more. Read more…

Lagos Theatre Festival - Lagos State - Nigeria Art and Culture News
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Lagos Theatre Festival ‘Among Top 20 in The World’

“Lagos Theatre Festival was listed alongside other festivals such as Edinburgh Fringe, Galway International Arts Festival and London International Festival of Theatre amongst some others. This is good news for us.” Read more about the “Lagos Theatre Festival”. Read more…

Lisa Folawiyo - Nigeria News
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Lisa Folawiyo Biography and Profile

“As a younger person I had always viewed the fabric as the fabric that only my mother and her friends wore in traditional styles. And my drive was to make something new and fresh. So I guess I took something old and made it new. You ought to be brave, tenacious,” Lisa Folawiyo says, “because success doesn’t come overnight.” Read more…