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#TeachNotTraumatize: Funke Akindele demands end to corporal punishment in Nigerian schools

Nollywood actress and producer, Funke Akindele, is advocating for an end to flogging of students in Nigerian schools.

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.

Lagos State sues Davido and Ayo Makun over tax evasion

The Lagos State Government has beamed its attention on high-profile tax defaulters in the state with the aim to ensure high level of compliance with its tax laws by beginning with Nigerian Afropop star, Davido, and comedian, actor, Ayo Makun, better known as AY.

Linda Ikeji’s younger sister Laura and her husband welcomes a son in USA

CELEBRITY GIST: Fashion Blogger Laura Ikeji, the younger sister to famous celebrity blogger Linda Ikeji, and her husband Ogbonna Kanu have welcomed a bouncing baby boy in the US. Congrats to them! 

Paul Okoye and his wife Anita welcome a set of twins in USA

CELEBRITY GIST: Popular Nigerian Music star Paul Okoye, the twin brother of Peter Okoye a.k.a Psquare and his lovely wife Anita have being blessed with a set of twins, a boy and a girl. Congrats to the couple!

Kokomaster Dbanj welcomes his first child, a boy, christened Daniel Oyebanjo

CELEBRITY GIST: Popular Nigerian singer and entertainer, Dapo Oyebanjo, otherwise known as Kokomaster Dbanj, has welcomed his first child, a son, christened Daniel Oyebanjo III. Congrats to the proud Dad!

I’m scared of collecting offerings because of Blood Money – T.B Joshua

NAIJA GIST: Popular Nigerian Prophet T.B Joshua has made a controversial statement during a live Sunday Service that he's afraid of collecting church offerings from members because of blood money.

My Dad sent me a picture of my Boobs when I returned to Nigeria – TBoss

NAIJA GIST: Big Brother Naija housemate and second runner up, TBoss says her Dad sent her a picture of her Boobs when she got to Nigeria. But from the look of things, her Dad seems not really bothered about it.

Babies are blessings, I have never told a girl to have abortion – Davido

NAIJA GIST: Nigerian Pop Singer David Adeleke a.k.a Davido who has a daughter with his baby mama Sophia Momodu has revealed he is not in support of abortion because children are blessings from God.

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.

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