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Nigerian Youths And President Obama’s Greatest Legacy

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EDITORIAL As the first black American President, Barrack Obama, exits the White House upon expiration of his tenure on 20th January 2017, one question that lingers in the minds of many in Nigeria is: what is his greatest contribution to Nigeria?  This question remains not only difficult to answer but generates multiple answers, which may all be right! Some may …

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17-Year Old Nigerian Breaks Different Records In Indian University

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When you break record in your country, it calls for celebration. It is entirely a different ball game altogether, when you consistently break records in a foreign land, which is the case of 17-year old Nigerian,  Esther Ruby Daniel. Indeed Nigerians, at home and in diaspora, were in a celebratory mood and grilled with pride and lavishly pouring encomiums  on …

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“Unemployment Pushed Me” – Says Aishat Nigerian Female Shoemaker

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EDITOR’S NOTE: In today’s edition of the Rising Star, youngNigerian.com brings to you exclusively an inspiring story of a young Nigerian female cobbler.  She is, without doubt, a go-getter and a die-hard no quitter, who believes is possible to turn your challenges into springboard to success.  She has found something worthwhile and financially rewarding in a society where many jostle …

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Queen Elizabeth II Awards Three Young Nigerians And Other Young Leaders

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On Thursday evening of 23rd June, 2016, three young Nigerians were presented with awards by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, namely, Olanrewaju Adeloye, Olumide Femi Makanjuola and Imrana Alhaji Buba . The awards were in recognition for raising awareness and inspiring change on a variety of different issues including education, gender equality, mental health and disability equality, according to a statement …

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“Linda Ikeji Is Good, But….”, Adedamola Finally Speaks Out

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Our RISING STAR for this week is ADEDAMOLA OLADAPO. These days it is not uncommon in Nigeria to see fast rising stars or celebrities engaging in all sorts of media stunts, to garner popularity or attract attention, from attacking each other on the social media to posting some controversial statements or pictures of themselves or granting incessant interviews to blogs. But …

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9-year Old Nigerian D.J. Hits The Street In Search Of Talents

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The 9-year old Nigerian D.J, DJ Young Money has started his campaign for Street Talents. The D.J who is the youngest in Nigeria and West Africa, commenced his nationwide talent scout late April. The award winning D.J. who perfoemed at the 65th birthday of former Governor of Lagos state and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), began his …

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New Music: Manna- Tumbum Tumbum

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Amaefule Manna, best known as Manna, was born on the 17th of January 1991 in Nkwerre in Imo state. He is an undergraduate of Imo state university. He has been in the music industry for the past 9yrs+ as a soul/afro pop artist and a songwriter. He has Timi Dakolo and 2face Idibia as his role models. His dope single …

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Nigerians Making Waves Abroad

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DIYlaw.ng, is a legal technology firm founded by three Nigerian female young entrepreneurs, Bola Olonisakin, Funkola Odeleye and Odunoluwa Longe. The company emerged winner at a recent Innovation Justice Award for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Empowerment Innovation Challenge, East and West Africa. With over 200 innovators who applied, finals held in December 2015. The award was organised by the …

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