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MILITARY

The Forgotten 45,000 Nigerian Soldiers Who Fought The Japanese In World War2

One of the lesser-known stories from WWII is how 100,000 African soldiers, including 45,000 Nigerians, fought for the British Empire in their hour of need. These troops were dispatched to Southeast Asia in 1944 to force the Japanese out of Burma. Japanese soldiers seized Rangoon, Burma's capital, on March 8, 1942, forcing British soldiers out of the nation and into India.

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The Forgotten 45,000 Nigerian Soldiers Who Fought The Japanese In World War2

FASHION-BEAUTY

6 Strange Things That Are Considered To Be Qualities Of Beautiful Women In Some Countries

There are different standards in which society used to measure beauty and these standards often vary between countries. Generally, wearing a trendy hairstyle, facial makeup, and tight clothes are considered to be sexy traits of 21st-century females. But you will be shocked to find out that some weird traits are also considered to be sexy by some cultures around the world, ranging from having a long neck to having crooked teeth.

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6 Strange Things That Are Considered To Be Qualities Of Beautiful Women In Some Countries

ENTERTAINMENT

"Don't Underrate The Biggest Economy In Africa" - Joe Igbokwe Tells Burma Boy

Popular Nigerian Afro beat singer Burna Boy, recently stated he's not a Nigerian artiste.According to the Grammy award winner he's not a Nigerian artiste because he doesn't make his money from Nigeria. Reacting after a fan criticized him for denying his fatherland while being a promoter of the African culture, the self-acclaimed 'African giant' said he loves his country and it's people but insisted that he doesn't make his money here.

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POLITICS

Countries whose elected Governments were recently toppled by a military coup.

The plot to seize power by the military threatens a reversal of the democratization process the world has undergone in the past two decades and may gradually become a norm to return to the era of coups. The recent presence of military coups covered in the news may lead people to believe that coups are more prevalent in 2021 than they have been in recent years.

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Countries whose elected Governments were recently toppled by a military coup.

FASHION-BEAUTY

Meet The Padaung Women That Wears Neck Rings To Elongate Their Neck

Asia is the world's largest continent on earth with about 48 countries that have different languages, cultures, and vast wildlife. Somewhere in Burma and Thailand, there is a group of people known as Padaung (the Kayan Lahwi). This tribe is famous and distinctive for the brass neck-ring on their women's necks.

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Meet The Padaung Women That Wears Neck Rings To Elongate Their Neck

JUSTICE

School teachers and villagers participate in protesting against the Military Terrorists

Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand.

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School teachers and villagers participate in protesting against the Military Terrorists

ENTERTAINMENT

Burna Boy Is Set To Perform At The 63rd Edition Of The Biggest Musical Award Show

Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known by his stage name Burns boy was born on the 2nd of July 1991, He is from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.Burns boy is a rapper, singer, songwriter and a dancer.

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Burna Boy Is Set To Perform At The 63rd Edition Of The Biggest Musical Award Show

ENTERTAINMENT

See The Nigerian artist that won the Grammys award

The 63rd Grammy Awards night yhat was held in Los Angeles, this is the biggest music award night in the world, but this year's ceremony took a different shape due to the corona virus pandemic, no audience and the nominated artists where seated metres away.

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See The Nigerian artist that won the Grammys award

POLITICS

Very soon we will burn all your business in Myanmar, Burman blast China president on social media

Myanmar or Burma is a country in southeast Asia.It is bordered by Bangladesh and India to it's northwest, China to it's northeast, Laos, and Thailand to it's east and southeast and the Bay of Bengal to it's south and Southwest.

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Very soon we will burn all your business in Myanmar, Burman blast China president on social media

SOCIETY

Beautiful 19-Year-Old Girl Who Was Killed In A Protest (Photos Before Her Dead)

Myanmar formerly known as Burma is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups.Mandalay is a city and former royal capital in Northern Myanmar on the Irrawaddy River.

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Beautiful 19-Year-Old Girl Who Was Killed In A Protest (Photos Before Her Dead)

JUSTICE

Myanmar: "I Will Shoot You In The Head" -Soldiers Threaten Protesters Via Popular Video Sharing App

Photo: A Myanmar Soldier with an assault rifle Myanmar, also known as Burma, a small country in south east Asia, experienced a bloody coup last month, and ever since then, some citizens have been protesting the action.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Behind The Scene Photos From Burna Boy's Music Titled "23"

Grammy Award Winner, Burma boy has finally released the music video for his song titled "23" very cool and spirit-lifting music that was shot by popularly know music video director, Clearance Peters who is one of the best music video directors in Nigeria.

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Behind The Scene Photos From Burna Boy's Music Titled

SOCIETY

See Why Chief Cubana's Night Club Was Raided(Video)

Mr Pascal Chibuike Okechukwu popularly called Cubana Chief Priest is a business man who owns Club Xhrine in Owerri.His name Cubana was gotten from a Cubana groups where he resigns as the General Manager.

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See Why Chief Cubana's Night Club Was Raided(Video)

HEALTH

6 things considered as beautiful in different countries.

A popular saying goes thus, "beauty is in the eyes of the beholder."This means that what is considered as beautiful to one person may be seen as unattractive to another person.This is same with countries of the world.

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6 things considered as beautiful in different countries.

ENTERTAINMENT

Check out what Davido said after BurmaBoy and Wizkid won the Grammy awards

Introduction Burma boy and Wizkid were able to win awards on the biggest music award show in the world.However, Davido felt happy for them and decided to congratulate them for the win.

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Check out what Davido said after BurmaBoy and Wizkid won the Grammy awards

ENTERTAINMENT

African giant burna boy gets land and money from His governor

Following African Giant Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu a.k.a burna boy Grammy award which has brought praises to him and also brought Nigeria to lime light and yet another international recognition making his album twice as tall wave around the world.

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African giant burna boy gets land and money from His governor

ENTERTAINMENT

Grammy Winner, Burna Boy Trolled On Social Media Because Of What He Said

Nigerian Artist, Songwritter, and rapper Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy is being trolled on twitter.He bragged about himself on social media and that has made fans or music lovers to come for the Grammy Award winner.

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Grammy Winner, Burna Boy Trolled On Social Media Because Of What He Said

ENTERTAINMENT

After Burna Boy Homecoming Concert, See What Governor Of River State Gifted Him

Burns boy is a Nigerian celebrity, a song writer, singer and a producer.He have featured and produce many music's which make him to become one of the famous and popular artist in Nigeria.

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After Burna Boy Homecoming Concert, See What Governor Of River State Gifted Him

JUSTICE

Shooting Of Protesters In Myanmar: What Is Wrong With The World?

There has been another instance where innocent, harmless protesters were brutally killed by Armed Forces and Police.This time it is not in Nigeria but Myanmar formerly known as Burma.

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Shooting Of Protesters In Myanmar: What Is Wrong With The World?

JUSTICE

What you need to know about the protest in Myanmar (in 300 words)

Myanmar formerly known as Burma,Myanmar is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand.

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What you need to know about the protest in Myanmar (in 300 words)