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Deportation of Nigerians by United Kingdom Government

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Nigerian Education Malaise

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The rising rate of poverty in Nigeria

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Infiltration of illegal weapons into Nigeria

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Rape of 41 teenage schoolgirls

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Editorial Suite

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Richest Nigerian Pastors

Chris Okotie

Chris Okotie (born 16 June 1958) is a leading Nigerian televangelist and the pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, a Pentecostal congregation ... Full story

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo sprung to global fame after collaborating with Paul Simon on his multi award-winning album, "Graceland." The South African choral group have since ... Full story

Musicians

Mr. Rep

Genres: Christian/Gospel Label: Rep's Republik Management: Austen tiino Udoh Part singer, song writter, vocal arranger & choreographer. A tripple threat with a unique repertoire and a Godly ...

Comedians

Alleluya Akporobome

He is a stand-up comedian extraordinary. His admirers know him as Ali Baba, the humour merchant. But his real name is Alleluya Atunyota Akporobome.Since the ... Full story

Notable Nigerians

Umaru Musa Yar'Adua

Umaru Musa Yar'Adua (16 August 1951 – 5 May 2010) was the President of Nigeria and the 13th Head of State. He served as governor ... Full story

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Weird facts

Some weird facts I bet you didn't know.    A rat can last longer without water than a camel.    Your stomach has to produce a new ... Full story

Nigerian Churches

Synagogue Church of All Nation (SCOAN)

In 1989, T. B. Joshua allegedly fasted and prayed for 40 days and 40 nights. He wrote that in a heavenly vision, he had received ... Full story

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Alleluya Akporobome

He is a stand-up comedian extraordinary. His admirers know him as Ali Baba, the humour merchant. But his real name is Alleluya Atunyota Akporobome.Since the ... Full story

Sheddi Baba

Sheddi Baba, as he is popularly called is a star comedian. He has thrilled lots of people on stage, on radio and television ... Full story

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo sprung to global fame after collaborating with Paul Simon on his multi award-winning album, "Graceland." The South African choral group have since ... Full story

Salif Keita

Another popular Malian export, Salif Keita is credited with being one of the founders of the Afro pop genre. He was also the first African ... Full story

Cesaria Evora

Grammy award-winning singer, Cesaria Evora, is the most famous musical export from the Cape Verde Islands. She has sold millions of records worldwide and is ... Full story

Youssou N'Dour

Senegal's Youssou N'Dour (right) has been one of Africa's leading and most recognizable musicians for more than two decades. Here he performs alongside rock legends ... Full story

Amadou et Mariam

Amadou et Mariam have come a long way since meeting at Mali's Institute for the Young Blind in the 1970s. The musical duo have received ... Full story

Rocky Dawuni

Dubbed "Ghana's Bob Marley," Rocky Dawuni has performed to audiences across the world as well as working with musical legend, Stevie Wonder. ... Full story

2Face Idibia

Another of Nigeria's most popular contemporary musicians. 2Face Idibia found global fame with his hit single, African Queen, in 2006. He has since been recognized ... Full story

Nneka

Nigerian singer songwriter, Nneka, says she only started singing in 2005. She has since made up for lost time; winning a MOBO award in 2009 ... Full story