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 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…

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…

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…

PMB, Muhammadu Buhari - NIGERIA NEWS POLITICS HEADLINES
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Muhammadu Buhari Biography and Profile

Muhammadu Buhari was born on 17th December, 1942 in Katsina State to Adamu and Zulaiha Buhari. Buhari was raised by his mother, following the death of his father when he was about four years old. He had his primary school education in Daura and Maidua from 1948 to 1952. Read more about Muhammadu Buhari Biography and Profile. Read more…

Donald Duke - Nigeria News
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Donald Duke Biography and Profile

Donald Duke (born 30 September 1961 in Calabar) was the Governor of Cross River State, Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. He has been at the helm of affairs of the State since the commencement of the present democratic dispensation in Nigeria. Read more. Read more…

Aisha Muhammadu Buhari - Aisha Buhari - Nigeria News
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Aisha Muhammadu Buhari Biography and Profile

Aisha Buhari has a Master’s Degree in International Affairs and Strategic Studies (MIASS) from the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Public Administration from Ambrose Ali University (AAU), Ekpoma. Read more about Aisha Muhammadu Buhari Biography and Profile. Read more…

Aisha Jummai Al-hassan - Nigeria Politics News Headlines
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Aisha Jummai Al-hassan Biography And Profile

Aisha Jummai Al-hassan has received numerous awards and honours. Notable amongst them are, the Certificate of Honour from Ahmadu Bello Unversity, Zaria and Meritorious Service Awards by the Magistrate Association of Nigeria, to mention but just a few. Read Aisha Jummai Al-hassan Biography And Profile. Read more…

Kemi Adetiba - NIGERIA NEWS
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Kemi Adetiba Biography and Profile

Kemi Adetiba got her first taste of the media industry as a little girl accompanying her father, Dele Adetiba, to radio and television stations. Starting out with Rhythm 93.7FM, Kemi soon became the voice behind two nationally syndicated hit shows: Soul’d Out and her signature, Sunday at the Seaside. Read more…

Nwankwo Kanu - Nigeria Sports Profile
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Nwankwo Kanu Biography and Profile

Nwankwo Kanu was born on 1 August 1976. Nwankwo Kanu is Africa’s most decorated football player, with a large collection of accolades from Premier Leagues across Europe and FIFA competition (to mention a few); and is giving back to the African continent, through the Foundation. Read more…

Ben Okri - NIGERIA NEWS
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Ben Okri Biography and Profile

Born March 15, 1959, Ben Okri was educated both in his native Nigeria and in England. His first novels, Flowers and Shadows (1980) and The Landscapes Within (1981) use surrealism to show the dysfunction of a politically scarred country. This theme persists in Okri’s work, which also includes the Booker Prize–winning novel The Famished Road (1991) and essay collection A Way of Being Free (1997). In April 2014, Okri was conferred an honorary doctorate by the University of Pretoria for his contributions to literature. Read more…

Wole Soyinka - Akinwande Oluwole Wole Babatunde Soyinka
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Wole Soyinka Biography and Profile

Wole Soyinka was born Akinwande Oluwole “Wole” Babatunde Soyinka on July 13, 1934, in Abeokuta, near Ibadan in western Nigeria. His father, Samuel Ayodele Soyinka, was a prominent Anglican minister and headmaster. His mother, Grace Eniola Soyinka, who was called “Wild Christian,” was a shopkeeper and local activist. In 1986, the playwright and political activist became the first African to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. Read more…

Yvonne Okoro, Chinyere Yvonne Okoro Nigeria Entertainment News Headline Story
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Yvonne Okoro Biography and Profile

Yvonne Okoro (Chinyere Yvonne Okoro) was born on 25 November 1984. Chinyere Yvonne Okoro is a Ghanaian actress of Nigerian and Ghanaian descent. Yvonne is a popular Ghallywood and Nollywood actress of Nigerian and Ghanaian origin. Her father is Nigerian and her mother is Ghanaian, She feature mostly in Ghanaian movies, Yvonne is an award winning actress with a lot of fans both in Nigeria and Ghana. Her figure and prettiness has been a real controversial thing since she’s been in the spotlight. Read more…