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Didier Drogba (The Peacemaker)

Didier Drogba (The Peacemaker) brokered the cease-fire in his home country of Ivory Coast that brought a five-year civil war to an end In the 21st century, there are very few players who have dominated on the field more than Didier Drogba. The heart of the Ivory Coast’s emergence as a dominant African soccer power,…

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18: Looters

Meet the Looters in High and Low places, acquaint yourselves with the most controversial Ms World competition in history, detailing two powerful happenings of the century, a protest and a contest, the very foundation of women’s liberation and black live empowerment we see today. Do not forget to make a choice, is the tale of…

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Albert John Luthuli; The First African to win a Nobel Prize

Albert John Luthuli, in full Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli, Luthuli also spelled Lutuli, (born 1898, near Bulawayo, Rhodesia [now in Zimbabwe]—died July 21, 1967, Stanger, S.Af.), Zulu chief, teacher and religious leader, and president of the African National Congress (1952–60) in South Africa. He was the first African to be awarded a Nobel Prize for…

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THE FELA YOU PROBABLY NEVER KNEW (father of modern Nigerian art music)

Musician, composer, professor, and conductor Fela Sowande was born May 1905 in Abeokuta, Nigeria. He was the son of Emmanuel Sowande, who was an Anglican priest and influential in the development of Nigerian sacred music. Fela Sowande was a musician and composer of music in the classical European style. Sowande studied at CMS Grammar School…

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The city of Carthage; The Golden African Hub

Best known as ancient Rome’s rival in the Punic Wars, Carthage was a North African commercial hub that flourished for over 500 years. The city-state began its life in the 8th or 9th century B.C. as a Phoenician settlement in what is now Tunisia, but it later grew into a sprawling seafaring empire that dominated…

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2020; MY TAKE.

This year started on a very not-so-good note; then came COVID-19 and all its baggage, some personal in-betweens, and the ENDSARS protest, which we are all still reeling from. In all these, despite the obstacles that came my way, I am actually surprised by what I have been able to achieve. I did tick some…

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Wives Stealing in your backyard!

Imagine wanting to be with the love of your life and boom, someone steals her and gets away with it. The Wodaabe wife stealing festival in Niger, West Africa, is pretty much intriguing. It is a custom loved by some, while at the same time despised by some who do not entertain the idea of…

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The first female major-general in the Nigerian Army

Aderonke Kale, a medical doctor, is a pioneer in a field which, from time immemorial, has been traditionally reserved for men all over the world – the military profession. She not only ventured into this field, she also distinguished herself by rising to the top of the profession. She was born into a family of…

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2: The heartbreaking story of Stella Ifeoma Abugu – lady who died in SARS custody (SARS DOCUMENTARY)

On the 10th September 2020, around 5pm in Lokogoma FCT, Abuja. Ifeoma Abugu was arrested, taken to SARS custody and never returned alive. Highlights of the episode. Arrested for committing no offence Photos of her corpse showed signs of rape The SARS officers yet to be brought to book Do not hesitate to share stories…

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1: How Chijioke Iloanya was allegedly killed at Awkuzu SARS (SARS KILLINGS DOCUMENTARY)

It is a known fact that the worst cases of human rights violations were recorded at Awkuzu SARS the time CSP James Nwafor headed the unit. Chijioke Iloanya was detained at the SARS division in Awkuzu, Anambra State but was never seen again. According to the stories, Chijioke was taken away after Awkuzu SARS officers…

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