Divorce calling as hijacked passenger on Egypt Air calls wife and she wanted bank details

A passenger on board the hijacked EgyptAir flight has described the unique reactions he witnessed among his fellow travellers when they believed they could be killed during the ordeal. As the plane was forced to divert from Cairo at the behest of hijacker Seif Eldin Mustafa, 58, many began calling loved ones for what they thought were their final goodbyes. […]

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Nigerian online star Yagazie stirs America

If you don’t know who Yagazie Emezi is, it’s time to catch up — she’s on the verge of blowing up. The social media star is making it her personal mission to change the way people think about modern Africa. But perhaps what’s so interesting about Emezi is that her ability to tell compelling, engaging stories is just the tip […]

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Lagos is the most Authentic Party City in The World say Playboy Mag

But Lagos, for all its money, glamour and status as the world capital of Afropop, seems immune to all that. Thanks to its crime-riddled reputation, it has become the dark frontier of the global party circuit, a place of cognac-washed clubs, B-boy block parties and Afrobeat root systems. There are no carbon-copy full-moon raves or overly organized pop festivals featuring […]

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Who really is Olumide Oresegun?

It is a week since Olumdie Oresegun released his debut portraits as an artist, but people cannot stop talking about him. His pictures and that of his works have been the topic of discussion on Facebook, twitter and Instagram. From celebrating the virtue of womanhood to highlighting the naked innocence of children or projecting the doggedness of the average Nigerian […]

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I never knew my murdered Nigerian wife was a prostitute

The estranged husband of a UK based Nigerian lady, Jessica McGraa, who was recently murdered, has expressed shock over discovery that his late wife was a commercial sex worker. The husband, Gareth McGraa, 56, from Southport on Merseyside, said Jessica hid her secret life very well. The couple separated when their son was just a year old. After that, they […]

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Does Uganda have the most Expensive Visa in East Africa?

By Renn Offor On the 20th February 2014, in Uganda, the presidents of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda officially launched the new common tourist visa. The three countries combined in that region attract more than 4million visitors each year, and the single tourist visa was to be a major milestone in the development of a common tourism promotion strategy, which will […]

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‘Fulani Women More Beautiful Than Ghanaian Women’

  By Charles Takyi-Boadu It’s amazing what supposed security expert Irbard Ibrahim thinks of Ghanaian women. The young man whose very credentials in the field of security have been questioned says “Fulani women are more beautiful than Ghanaian women.” He said this when the issue of the security situation in Asante Akim Agogo came up for discussion on Accra-based Class […]

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Nigerians on Facebook hit 16m, platform connects 54% to businesses

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By Adeyemi Adepetun THE profile of Nigerians on the Internet and indeed social media platform is on the upward swing. Facebook executives, in an interview with The Guardian, yesterday in Lagos, revealed that there are now 16 million Nigerians on the social networking platform, the highest in Africa. Interestingly, Vice President for Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Nicola Mendelson […]

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Facebook ranks Nigeria, Kenya top as active mobile users in Africa

By Favour Nnabugwu Facebook has ranked Nigerian and Kenya top among the countries in Africa as the number one frontier-market for the medium in terms of mobiles to like, share and upload content on the social network. Nigeria has monthly users of 15 million on Facebook and following behind is Kenya 4.5 million users in 30 days. The numbers, the […]

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