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DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

E-Naira: A Brief Summary of What It Is

The E-Naira stands for Electronic Naira, it is a new initiative introduced by the central bank of Nigeria in order to bridge some limitations of the conventional naira system. It was meant to be launched in first October but was later postponed because of Nigeria's 61st independence day.

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E-Naira: A Brief Summary of What It Is

POLITICS

3 Former Nigerian Presidents That Are Fulani By Tribes

There are so many influential men who hails from different ethnic groups. Some of these prominent men have been opportune to serve in different political positions in this country. We will be discussing three former Nigerian Presidents that are Fulani by tribes 01: Shehu Shagari Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari is a great leader who is commonly called Shehu Shagari.

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3 Former Nigerian Presidents That Are Fulani By Tribes

POLITICS

Why The Northern Region Wanted To Break Away From Nigeria In 1954

The history of secession in Nigeria is very clear. Nigeria planned to get their independence by 1954, but the North, fearing the educational and technological advancement of the South vis-a-vis the North, opposed the move for independence and threatened to secede from Nigeria if the independence move succeeds.

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Why The Northern Region Wanted To Break Away From Nigeria In 1954

MILITARY

The Man That Led The Unsuccessful Secession Of Niger Delta From Nigeria In 1966

Major Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro was a Nigerian nationalist and soldier. He was one of the pioneers of minority rights activism in Nigeria. He was the first man in the history of Nigeria to fight for the liberation of his people. He declared the Niger Delta Republic on February 23, 1966 and fought with federal forces for twelve days before being defeated.

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The Man That Led The Unsuccessful Secession Of Niger Delta From Nigeria In 1966

SPORTS

3 REASONS Why Ademola Lookman Should Not Be Allowed To Play For The Super Eagles.

In preparation for the African Cup of Nations and FIFA World Cup next year, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is already making plans to add some recruits to the current squad to bolster the team ahead of these important tournaments. The likes of Taiwo Awoniyi were the latest addition to the squad after Moffi sustained an injury while playing for his club side.

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3 REASONS Why Ademola Lookman Should Not Be Allowed To Play For The Super Eagles.

MILITARY

British Warship Arrives Lagos State, Nigeria(Video)

A video of the arrival of a British warship in the Nigerian state of Lagos has sparked various reactions on the Internet to this day. Photo: BBC News Pidgin According to a recent report by BBC News Pidgin, they took to their official Facebook page and shared a video of the incident.

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British Warship Arrives Lagos State, Nigeria(Video)

POLITICS

Sheikh Gumi May Have Supported The Suggestion Of Prelate Uche To Pres. Buhari About Kanu And Igboho

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, the popular Kaduna-based Islamic clergy, who is known for his attempts at arranging government amnesty for the bandits in the North-West has posted a new message on his official Facebook page. In the message, he raised a number of issues as he warned the federal government (FG) that if the outlaws were declared as terrorists, Nigeria would end.

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Sheikh Gumi May Have Supported The Suggestion Of Prelate Uche To Pres. Buhari About Kanu And Igboho

POLITICS

How FG plan to deal with people who want to destabilise Anambra Gov'ship poll

The federal government of Nigeria has not rested on its oars to make sure the November 6, governorship election in Anambra State takes place as scheduled. Photo credit: Vanguard Recall that in the last few months, Anambra, a state in the Southeast region has witnessed several attacks that were allegedly carried out by unknown gunmen terrorizing the region.

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How FG plan to deal with people who want to destabilise Anambra Gov'ship poll

MILITARY

Opinion: Why many will not agree with Fani-Kayode on his statement about Nigeria's plight

picture.politicenigeria.com Everyone is aware of the efforts the FG is making to end insecurity in Nigeria. The north is battling with Boko Haram terrorism, ISWAP, and bandit attacks. In the South East, it's the Seccession activities and the unknown gunmen attack. The South West remains the only zone with less levels of insecurity since the end of the open grazing regime of the Fulani herdsmen, who have not surrendered totally.

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Opinion: Why many will not agree with Fani-Kayode on his statement about Nigeria's plight

FOOD

5 Nutritious Draw Soups You Need To Taste

Soups are very important in Africa most especially in Nigeria where nice soups are valued, it is Nigerians best kind of dish. There are different kinds of soup in Nigeria, and most of those soups are slippery. Draw Soups are usually used to eat pounded yam, fufu, demo, etc.

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5 Nutritious Draw Soups You Need To Taste

ECONOMY-FINANCE

E-Naira: What You Should Know About the Central Bank of Nigeria's Digital Currency

On Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled Nigeria's digital currency at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The digital currency was supposed to be unveiled on October 1 but was postponed due to other activities planned for the Fourth of July celebration. The CBN stated in announcing the launch of the e-Naira that the product, which was developed after many years of research, will advance the boundaries of the payment system to make financial transactions easier.

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E-Naira: What You Should Know About the Central Bank of Nigeria's Digital Currency

HEALTH

Health Benefits Of Drinking Papaya Juice

Papaya is a tropical fruit that is yellowish orange in color, it is a common fruit that is grown in Nigeria. It can be bought from your local market or your favorite grocery store, when ripe papaya taste sweet. Papaya juice provides the body with healthy nutrients and minerals like calcium ,iron, phosphorus, potassium, folate, Carbohydrates, fibre, protein, calories, zinc and also rich in vitamin C, A and E which are beneficial for your over all health.Apart from its sweetness it also nourishes the skin.

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Health Benefits Of Drinking Papaya Juice

POLITICS

Fani-Kayode Reveals Those Seeking To Divide Nigeria, Trigger Second Civil War

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has fingered those attempting to divide Nigeria and cause another civil war in the country. Fani-Kayode noted that some foreign forces are plotting to divide Nigeria and trigger another civil war. The former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain revealed this via a tweet on Monday morning.

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Fani-Kayode Reveals Those Seeking To Divide Nigeria, Trigger Second Civil War

MILITARY

2 New Ways Buhari's Government Plans To Deal With IPOB After Vowing That Its End Has Begun

The Presidency told people of Nigeria that the trial of Nnamdi Kanu is the beginning of the end of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Kanu is the leader of IPOB and he has been in detention of the federal government for some alleged crimes. His trial has resumed after he was brought back to Nigeria since he fled the country.

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2 New Ways Buhari's Government Plans To Deal With IPOB After Vowing That Its End Has Begun

FASHION-BEAUTY

Outstanding styles and outfits that looks gorgeous for both male and female

Most people, are more cautious with what they put on on their body so they look good and also gain appraisal from the public. In Nigeria the word fashion is no more news, it's a daily routine for individuals to look good and captivating. Skim through these photos and find out the best of attires to spice up your day in any event.

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Outstanding styles and outfits that looks gorgeous for both male and female

TRAVEL

Why Nigerians Should Stop Traveling To Other Countries For Survival

Traveling out of the country has become the dream of many Nigerians, maybe due to the economic status of their country. The majority of them are leaving for another country to work because they believe that working abroad will earn them more money than in Nigeria. This is partially true.

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Why Nigerians Should Stop Traveling To Other Countries For Survival

POLITICS

2 Reasons Why MURIC Is Wrong For Listing 8 Yoruba Muslims To Become Next Nigeria's President

According to a report by The Punch, an Islamic organization in Nigeria, Muslim Right Concern (MURIC), has made a few statements on their most preferred candidate to become the next President of Nigeria. The group made stated that they want the next president of Nigeria to be a Muslim and Yoruba Man.

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2 Reasons Why MURIC Is Wrong For Listing 8 Yoruba Muslims To Become Next Nigeria's President

EDUCATION

Five countries in the world where there is free education in higher levels

There was a time in Nigeria when Obafemi Awolowo was fostering free education. He was a renowned nationalist who wanted to see development in the nation. Free education is not just a name; it is a proposition that comes with high energy. If you do not prepare as a body, then there is no way free education could prevail in your system.

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Five countries in the world where there is free education in higher levels

ECONOMY-FINANCE

"ENaira will boost Nigeria’s GDP by 29billion dollars in next 10 years" – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly disclosed that, the adoption of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) known as eNaira, can increase Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), by 29 billion dollars in the next 10 years. According to him, the introduction of the eNaira would enable the government send direct payments to citizens eligible for specific welfare programmes as well as foster cross border trade.

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POLITICS

Federal Government of Nigeria Condemns Sudan Coup, Demands Restoration Of Interim Government

The Federal Government of Nigeria has condemned the military coup in Sudan and said it is unacceptable. It also called for the immediate release of the Prime Minister and all political prisoners. This was mentioned in a statement on Monday by the spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mrs Esther Sunsuwa, entitled "The Government of Nigeria condemns Coup d' etat in Sudan".

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Federal Government of Nigeria Condemns Sudan Coup, Demands Restoration Of Interim Government