Hotels in Nigeria with Special Goodies
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Nigeria Tops Hotel Development in West Africa

The survey showed Nigeria, one of the economic giants of Africa, has the largest hotel pipeline in West Africa and the second largest on the continent, with the concentration being in Lagos and Abuja, the commercial and political capitals, respectively. Read more…

Efua Traoré
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Efua Traoré Wins 2018 Africa Short Story Prize

The Nigerian-German writer Efua Traoré is announced the regional winner for Africa in the world’s most global literary prize. aThe Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction from the Commonwealth. It is the only prize in the world where entries can be submitted in Bengali, Chinese, English, Malay, Portuguese, Samoan, Swahili, and Tamil. Read more…

Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola MKO News in Nigeria
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Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola Biography and Profile

Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (August 24, 1937 – July 7, 1998), often referred to as M. K. O. Abiola, was a popular Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Egba clan born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Moshood was his father’s twenty-third child but the first of his father’s children to survive infancy. Read more…

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 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…