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Facebook to launch African community tech and training hub in Nigeria

Facebook plans to launch a community hub and training program in Nigeria, its biggest market on the African continent. 

Trump’s “Shithole” comment: Nigeria summons US Ambassador to Nigeria; South Africa demands explanation

The Nigerian Federal government has summoned the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington to explain the remarks made by Trump who isn't new to courting contriversies.

Stephanie Okereke advocates against human trafficking; meets victims in Italy; visits rescue ship “Aquarius”

As parts of her advocacy against human trafficking, Nollywood actress and director, Stephanie Okereke Linus, met with victims of human trafficking in Italy on Friday. 

After weeks in prison, controversial blogger Kemi Olunloyo granted bail of 1 million

NAIJA GIST: Controversial Blogger and self acclaimed Journalist Kemi Olunloyo, daughter of former Oyo state Governor Omolola Olunloyo has been granted bail by the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt after staying weeks in Prison.

A young girl gives birth to premature quadruplets, needs financial assistance

NAIJA GIST: A young girl identified as Huzaifatu has given birth to a set of quadruplet in Bauchi state. The babies were born prematurely and needs financial assistance.

If you marry a poor man, you will die early and go to hell – Ghanaian Counselor

AFRICAN GIST: Controversial Ghanaian Counselor George Lutterodt has advised single ladies not to marry poor men because it would lead to their early grave and they will go to hell.

Based on Logistics: Efe emerges winner of BBNaija 2017 Reality TV Show

REALITY SHOW GIST - Based on Logistics, Efe Michael Ejeba emerges winner of Big Brother Naija 2017 reality TV show. Excitement filled the air Sunday night (April 9th) as he was declared winner of the Big Brother Nigeria reality TV show which rounded off in South Africa.

Former Miss World Agbani Darego weds secretly in Morocco

CELEBRITY GIST: Beauty queen and Model Agbani Darego has tied the knot with her longtime lover - Ishaya Danjuma, one of the sons of multi-millionaire Businessman - Theophilus Yakubu Danguma. Congrats to the couple!!!🎉🍹🙌🎂

This NYSC Youth Corper believes wearing trouser is a sin

Naija Gist: This picture of an NYSC Youth Corp member by name Christian Uzoukwu wearing Skirt instead of the usual Khaki trouser uniform has gone viral after she said wearing trouser is a sin against God. Can you believe it?

Reason Why President Buhari’s Daughter, Fatima Became A Fourth Wife

NAIJA GIST: Daughter of the President of Nigeria, Fatima Buhari who recently got married to an already married man got people wondering why she had to become a fourth wife.

Woman goes mad on the day of her traditional wedding

SHOCKING AFRICAN GIST: Strange things never cease to unfold everyday in various parts of Africa, as an event which is meant to be a joyful one--turned sorrowful.

Man murders wife’s lover after catching them on bed

SHOCKING AFRICAN GIST: A 32-year old man businessman Ezekiel Igbokwe has been arrested by the police for killing his wife's lover - Victor Oladudun because he caught them having sex on their matrimonial bed.

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