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…

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…

Adaora Ukoh - Nigeria News
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Adaora Ukoh Biography and Profile

Known as NOLLYWOODS BIG, BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL and referred to as BBB DIVA by her steaming fans, ADAORA UKOH, a TAUREAN, and the first child in a family of four is a true believer of the Arts. Born April 27, early 80’s in Awka, Anambra state, she grew up in LAGOS state. Ada as fondly called by friends burst into the seams of virtuoso at a young age, She was 16 when she featured in her first movie, EVIL GENIUS alongside major acts like ZACK ORJI, PETE EDOCHIE, and REGINA ASKIA. Read more…

Nike Okundaye - Nike Davies-Okundaye - NIGERIA NEWS HEADLINE - Nigerian
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Nike Davies-Okundaye Biography and Profile

Chief Nike Okundaye (Nike Davies-Okundaye) was born May 23rd 1951 in Nigeria. Nike Okundaye is one of the internationally known and renowned female designers and artists. She was brought up amidst the traditional weaving and dying practice in her native village of Ogidi in Western Nigeria. Her artistic skills were nurtured by her parents and great grandmother, who were musicians and craftspeople specialising in the area of cloth weaving, adire making, indigo dying and leather. Read more…

James Pinson Labulo Davies - James Davies
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James Pinson Labulo Davies Biography and Profile

James Pinson Labulo Davies (August 14, 1828 – April 29, 1906) was a 19th-century African merchant-sailor, naval officer, influential businessman, farmer, pioneer industrialist, statesman, and philanthropist who married Sarah Forbes Bonetta in colonial Lagos. Read more…

Sarah Forbes Bonetta - Sara Forbes Bonett – Yoruba Slave Who Became Queen Victoria’s God Daughter
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Sarah Forbes Bonetta Biography and Profile

The Lost Child: Sarah Forbes Bonetta a little Yoruba girl living in West Africa in the mid nineteenth century in what was then known as the Slave Coast. Her family slaughtered in a brutal raid by a rival tribe – she was rescued by a British naval officer and ended up living in England as a protege of Queen Victoria, who provided generously for her upkeep and education. Read more…

Sarah Forbes Bonetta , Sara Forbes Bonett – Yoruba Slave Who Became Queen Victoria’s God Daughter
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Sara Forbes Bonett Biography and Profile

Sara Forbes Bonett (Sarah Forbes Bonetta) was a princess from the Egbado clan of the Yoruba people. She became an orphan after her village, Oke-adan, was attacked by King Gezo of Dahomey, the most notorious slave trading monarch in West Africa in the early 19th century. Read more…

Temie Giwa, Temie Giwa-Tubosun
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Temie Giwa-Tubosun Biography and Profile

My name is Temie Giwa (Temie Giwa-Tubosun). I am a recent MPA graduate with 6 years of project management, hospital management, health system strengthening, operational research, and health financing experience. I am passionate about helping people live healthier lives. I specialize in health systems management and M&E of health interventions. My philosophy is that every human deserves access to affordable health care when they need it. Read more…

Akuoma Omeoga - Nigeria Sports News
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Akuoma Omeoga Biography and Profile

Name: Akuoma Omeoga. Birth date: 6/22/1992. Birthplace: Saint Paul, MN. Residence: Houston, TX USA. Height/Weight: 5’4″/ 154 lbs. Higher education: Communications, Human Resources – University of Minnesota: Minneapolis, MN, USA. Hobbies: Design, writing, volleyball, football. (gophersports.com, 31 May 2014; thenationonlineng.net, 30 Jul 2017). Read more…

Rashida Yahaya Bello - Rashida Bello - Nigeria News
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Rashida Yahaya Bello Biography and Profile

Rashida Yahaya Bello was born on 2nd May, 1985 in Jattu, Edo State. Mrs. Rashida Bello started her academic pursuit, she completed her primary education with a first school leaving certificate. A brilliant pretty young lady attended considerably one of the best secondary school at that time and successfully obtained a West African School Certificate (WAEC). Read more…

Sope Aluko - Nigeria News
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Sope Aluko Biography and Profile

Sope Aluko (pronounced “Shaw-peh Ahlookoh”) is a Nigerian-born actress whom was primarily raised in the UK. She spent her younger years traveling and living all over the world, including France, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, and Indonesia. Read more…