Nigerian women repping for the Olympics
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Nigerian women repping for the Olympics

Seun Adigun (competed in the 100 meter hurdles at the London Olympics in 2012), Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga have made history and will be making the the first ever African appearance in the winter Olympic for the bobsled competition.     Adigun, a U.S.-based former sprinter who ran for Nigeria in the 2012 Summer Olympics in … Continue reading

Black Billionaire Offers Scholarship To Chibok Girls
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Black Billionaire Offers Scholarship To Chibok Girls

    Robert Smith is best known as the founder of private equity shop, Vista Equity Partners. Primarily known for fixing enterprise software outfits, Vista’s work has propelled Smith to the elite echelon of African-American billionaires. Now, The Network Journal reports that Smith is flexing his financial muscle by offering to sponsor the education of … Continue reading

Nigeria bans FGM (FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION), will this trend continue in other parts of Africa?
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Nigeria bans FGM (FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION), will this trend continue in other parts of Africa?

Without having to reach out for a dictionary to check the meaning, the word itself ‘mutilation’ says it all. It has connotations of destroying/terminating. Then for the word to be associated with the genital area, it inevitably sends massive shivers down the spine and makes one cringe at the thought of it. The horrific reality … Continue reading