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  • EntertainmentNubi’s success, testament to Nigerians’ spirit of resilience, tenacity – Goge Africa

    Nneka Isaac-Moses, Managing Director, Goge Africa

    Nneka Isaac-Moses, Managing Director, Goge Africa, a culture and tourism promotion brand, has commended Pelumi Nubi, the 28-year-old travel content creator who successfully embarked on a solo drive from London to Lagos in 68 days. Isaac-Moses, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos, said Nubi’s journey was a testament to the resilience, courage,…

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  • General NewsPelumi’s always been adventurous, says mother of London-Lagos driver

    Pelumi’s always been adventurous, says mother of London-Lagos driver

    Mrs. Olubukola Nubi, mother of Pelumi Nubi, a Nigerian content creator based in United Kingdom (UK), who embarked on a solo trip from London on Jan. 30, described her daughter as adventurous and courageous. She said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the Nigeria-Seme Border while receiving Pelumi on arrival from her UK to…

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  • SportsScrabble: Winning gold at African Games, a dream fulfilled, says president

    Scrabble: Winning gold at African Games, a dream fulfilled, says president

    The President of the Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF), Olobatoke Aka, has said that winning gold at the just concluded 13th African Games was a dream fulfilled. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria emerged champions at the maiden African Games Scrabble tournament in Ghana after finishing top in the women’s category. Aka told NAN on Thursday that the…

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  • General NewsElection: Jonathan leads West African elders to Senegal

    Election: Jonathan leads West African elders to Senegal

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan has led the West African Elders Forum (WAEF) to Senegal on a mediation mission ahead of the country’s presidential election on Saturday. This is contained in a statement signed and issued in Yenagoa on Thursday by the Communications Officer of the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, Mr. Wealth Ominabo. According to the statement, Jonathan, who is also the…

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  • SportsCricket: Nigeria defeats Sierra Leone by 5 wickets

    Cricket: Nigeria defeats Sierra Leone by 5 wickets

    Nigeria, on Thursday, defeated Sierra Leone by 5 wickets at the ongoing Nigeria Cricket Federation’s (NCF) Women’s T20I Invitational in Lagos. It is the second time both sides are meeting in this tournament, with Sierra Leone losing the first by 60 runs in the first round of matches. This win puts Nigeria in second place behind Tanzania, who is at…

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  • SportsCricket: Nigeria win first game, beat Sierra Leone by 54 runs

    Cricket: Nigeria win first game, beat Sierra Leone by 54 runs

    Nigeria began their title defense with a 54-run win in their first game against Sierra Leone at the fourth Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) Women’s T20I Invitational in Lagos. Captain Blessing Etim won the toss and opted to bat, scoring 137/2 in 20 overs in the first inning.  Favor Eseigbe 44 (48), Peculiar Agboya 33 (41), and Esther Sandy 30 (21),…

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  • Africa

    Acronis Cyber Foundation Program and GoDaddy Pro announce the completion of school construction projects in Sierra Leone and Guatemala

    The Barbara Junior Secondary School in Sierra Leone was completed in September 2022 and included the development of three separate buildings designed to maximize natural light and fresh air. The school is located in the village of Barbara in Sierra Leone’s Port Loko district, an agricultural region where most families have an income of less than $2 per day. Built with sustainable…

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  • NEWS

    WHO pulls staff from Sierra Leone Ebola lab after doctor infected

    The World Health Organization has withdrawn staff from a laboratory testing for Ebola at Kailahun in eastern Sierra Leone after one of its medical workers there was infected during the worst ever outbreak of the disease, a WHO spokesperson said. “It’s a temporary measure to take care of the welfare of our remaining workers,” WHO spokesperson Christy Feig told Reuters.…

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  • Africa

    Sierra Leone president declares state of emergency over Ebola

    Sierra Leone has declared a state of public emergency to tackle the worst ever outbreak of Ebola and will call in security forces to quarantine epicentres of the deadly virus, President Ernest Bai Koroma said in a statement. The measures resembled a tough anti-Ebola package announced by neighbouring Liberia on Wednesday evening. Koroma announced he was cancelling a visit to…

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