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Ooni Of Ife reveals everything keeping us alive as humans is from Africa [ViDeo]

The Ooni of Ife continues to promote the African and Nigerian culture at every opportunity he gets and this time, the Monarch says everything that’s keeping us alive as human beings originates from Africa. While speaking at a program on the campus of UNILAG organized to raise fund for the ...

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Mike Adenuga Is Now The Second Richest Man In Africa

Nigerian businessman Mike Adenuga according to Forbes is the biggest gainer among the African billionaires, after the number one man Aliko Dangote, Adenuga is now worth $10 billion, up from $4 billion a year ago. This year there are 24 African billionaires, down from 28 in 2015. The significant jump ...

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African leaders happy over Jonathan’s loss – Obasanjo

Former President Obasanjo is claiming other African leaders were happy that President lost the 2015 presidential election. According to Punch, Obasanjo said this during his speech at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington DC yesterday… �I have visited six countries since the election, they are as happy about ...

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#CHOAMVA14 Davido dominates as Channel O releases full list of music video awards nominees

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Channel O, today announced the nominees for the 2014 Channel O Africa Music Video Awards. Davido is shining once again as he has the highest nominations compared to his Nigerian colleagues.. Congrats Davido, bring the awards home   MOST GIFTED MALE CASSPER NYOVEST – DOC SHEBELEZA DAVIDO – AYE RIKY ...

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Forbes releases list of 5 richest African Kings

Forbes�Africa just released their list of the richest Kings in Africa. See the list … 1. King Mohammed VI,�Morocco Estimated net worth: $2 billion Source: Investments 2.�Oba Obateru Akinrutan,�Ugbo Land, Nigeria (pictured left) Estimated net worth: $300 million Source: Oil 3.�Oba Okunade Sijuwade,�Ile-Ife, Nigeria (pictured right) Estimated net worth: At ...

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President Jonathan’s message to Nigerians on our becoming Africa’s biggest economy

Yesterday, Nigeria was declared Africa’s biggest economy by officials. Even though this does little for the 70 percent of�our citizens living in poverty, it gives us continental bragging rights and our dear President Jonathan took to his Facebook page to make this announcement. Read: Yesterday, our Gross Domestic Product was ...

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Akon plans to provide electricity for 1million African households

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Senegalese-American singer, songwriter and producer Aliaune Damala Badara Thiam, known as Akon, is no doubt one of the most successful and influential musicians of African descent. Akon is out with a plan to bring electricity to a million African households, through a project tagged ‘Akon lighting Africa’. ‘Akon Lighting Africa’ ...

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List of top 100 Universities in Africa

The rankings of Africa’s top higher education institutions has been �provided by the 4 International Colleges & Universities (4icu). 4icu is an international higher education search engine and directory reviewing accredited Universities and Colleges in the world. 4icu.org includes 11,160 Colleges and Universities, ranked by web popularity, in 200 countries. ...

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Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola Jolade, Agbani Darego and others make the list of 20 most beautiful women in Africa

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The Glitz Africa Magazine has unveiled its 2013 Fashionista issue and inside it, they profiled the 20 Most Beautiful Women in Africa which has Genevieve Nnaji, Tiwa Savage, Jim Iyke‘s girlfriend, Nadia Buari and others on the list. Nigeria and Ghana took the lead. See the full list below lLeila ...

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UTI named most popular TV presenter in Africa

Uti Nwachukwu

Uti Nwachukwu won the award for the most popular tv presenter in Africa at the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards. Big congrats to him

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Ex-Senegalese coach Bruno Metsu dies of cancer

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The former Senegal coach Bruno Metsu has died of cancer at the age of 59. Known as “The White Sorcerer”, Metsu was diagnosed with colon cancer in July 2012 having replaced Diego Maradona as coach of Al Wasl in Dubai. The disease is said to have spread to his lungs ...

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List of 20 best African stand up comedians 2013

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Another controversial list, compiled by popular comedy site Officiallaughs.com (not Nigerian) listing the top 20 best stand up comedians in Africa. The cute guy above is apparently the best in Africa, followed by our very own Basketmouth. See the top twenty below and tell us if you agree.. 1. Trevor ...

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Davido disses Forbes list of richest African artistes (See tweet)

Davido disses Forbes list

So Davido didn’t make the Forbes list of top 10 most bankable and richest African aritstes, lol. What does Balu mean by the way?

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Top 10 richest African musicians 2013

Forbes in conjunction with ‘Channel O’ released the list of African Top 10 richest African musicians 2013. The ranking is based on artist Sales, Social Media presence, endorsement value, YouTube views, show rates, Influence, appearance in newspapers, investments, popularity and so many other factors.. Nigeria has 7 reps on this ...

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African Union suspends Egypt

The sudden change of power in Egypt has obviously not gone down well with the international community. Amid condemnations and calls for the reinstatement of the President Mohammed Mursi-led government, the African Union has suspended Egypt from the Union. The suspension came after a meeting of the AU’s Peace and ...

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Dencia lashes out at BET awards for disrespecting African artistes

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Before we even start at what she said to and about the BET awards, check out Dencia’s outfit at the event. Madt shape! So, some hours ago Cameroonian/Nigerian singer Dencia who was at the BET Awards with Iceprince took to Twitter to express her displeasure at what she thinks is ...

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Rick Ross calls Africa a country

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See his tweet below and the blasting that followed:

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Aliko Dangote becomes the richest African man ever!

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Aliko Dangote is not just the�richest�African alive, he is the�richest�man of�all times.in a�recent article�publisher by Forbes on its website, Dangote’s�profile�appeared as the first African businessman and billionaire to reach the $20 billion line.

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Keshi Ranked 5th Best Coach In Africa, 27th In The World.

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Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has moved one step on world coaches ranking for the national teams for the month of April. Keshi is rated the 27th best national coach in the world and the fifth best in Africa despite his triumphant run at the last Africa Cup of Nations ...

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