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Nigeria’s ‘Democracy Day’ marked with protests and tear gas rounds

To mark Democracy Day, nationwide protests were called across Nigeria over bad governance and the unending cases of insecurity.  Tear gas was fired on anti-government protests during those riots that...
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Germany to return bronze artifacts to Nigeria

  Precious artifacts to be returned to Nigeria. Precious artifacts looted from the ancient Kingdom of Benin in West Africa (now in present day Nigeria) during the colonial era will be returned. T...
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Kamaru Usman, the ‘Nigerian nightmare’ retains UFC title

Kamaru Usman clinched the UFC title, Ultimate Fighting Championship, over Jorge Masvidal to clinch the after an impressive fight. In one of the most eventful rosters in modern history, UFC 261 turn...
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Nigeria’s Burnaboy to perform at the Grammy's 2021 Premiere Ceremony

  The Nigerian has been nominated for the Best Global Music category.  Riding off successful African giant and Twice as Tall albums, Burna Boy will perform at the Grammy’s 2021 pre-show, 3 pm. EST...
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes first African and first woman director general of WTO

#AnkaraArmy, #BeLikeNgoziChallenge trend as Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala heads the WTO Nigeria marked the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in style after her role as the new  World Trade Organizat...
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10 Best things to do in Lagos

Lagos is a city that never sleeps; businesses here are in active motion 24/7. Thus, Lagos has something to offer to every tourist. If you are planning your next trip to Lagos, here are 10 best things...
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French MPs approve the return of looted artifacts to Benin and Senegal

  France is set to return ancient artifacts looted from Benin and Senegal during its colonial past. This was part of a restitution agreement approved upon by the two countries. Benin will receive...
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Hundreds of students abducted after gunman attack Nigeria school

Hundreds of students are feared missing in Nigeria’s Northwestern Katsina state after a raid on a school by armed gunmen. Police reports indicated that the bandits stormed into the Government Scienc...
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African films that touch on the protest culture and history

African countries have experienced history-changing events marked by protests, demonstrations, and episodes of oppression. Some of these events have been captured well through cinema. The recent #End...
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Nigeria protests over police brutality in the SARS police unit

Nigeria’s government disbands the notorious police unit (SARS) that has instigated social unrest with allegations of abuse of authority and extrajudicial killings. The spate of protests was sparke...
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Domestic flights resume as covid-19 cases rise in Nigeria

The first case of covid-19 in Nigeria was recorded on February 28. Today there are 30,000 more confirmed cases and a death toll approaching 700. Lagos state leads in cases followed by FCT then Edo....
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Nigeria after eased covid-19 restrictions

Never before has a nationwide emergency tested the resilience of Africa’s most populous country as that of the covid-19 pandemic. Health systems in most of the 54 countries are fragile and unable to...
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Deaths in Kano confirmed as covid-19

  Nigeria's presidential task, which ordered an enquiry into the sudden rise of deaths in Kano, has confirmed that the deaths are due to covid-19. The deaths were all among people over 60, almos...
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5 Popular Beaches In Nigeria

It’s a shame that Nigerian beaches do not feature among the top in Africa. The oil-rich West African nation boasts of stunning white coastlines. The region’s private beaches offer a great opportunit...
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Nigeria to lift some covid-19 lockdown restriction on 4 May

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari has announced some easing of the covid-19 restrictions as from 4 May. Restrictions were imposed on Lagos, Abuja (Federal Capital Territory) and Ogun on 30 March,...
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Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state in Nigerian lockdown for 14 days

  Lagos, Abuja and Ogun have been locked down for 14 days under the emergency measures announced by Nigeria's present Muhammadu Buhari on 29 March to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Travel betwee...
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Best Museums in Lagos

Being the largest city in Nigeria, it is not at all surprising that Lagos is home to countless tourist attractions and fun-filled activities suitable for the whole family. While places such as the T...
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5 most visited cities in Africa

The kinetic vibe of these 5 most visited African cities is everywhere, from the ancient architecture, restaurants, street art, music clubs, open-air markets, and festivals.  Beneath the grit and pande...
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Nigeria working to lift US visa ban

Nigerians are hoping that the travel ban gets lifted after a short period of time. Nigeria has firmly committed to resolving issues that resulted in the suspension of immigrant visas to the United St...
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Lagos bans popular Okada taxis

Lagos delivered on its new tough law and order deliverables by effecting a ban on tricycles immediately. Congestion from motorcycles and tricycles (Kekes) had become a normal spectacle given they are...
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