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Boko Haram

82 Girls Have Reportedly Been Released By Boko Haram

82 girls abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released. In exchange, 5 detained…

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robotics

Young Nigerian Robotics Engineer Creates High-Tech Battlebots

He's infusing virtual reality and robotics to make an awesome new gaming experience

A Nigerian, Millennial-aged robotics engineer has launched a high-tech line of battling robots, infused with…

By Samara Lynn

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Paystack

Nigerian Fintech Startup Paystack’s Solution Will Boost Revenue

Paystack is set to add significantly to the West African nation's business revenue

Paystack provides an easier way for Nigerian online businesses to handle online transactions via Shopify,…

By Samara Lynn

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Zuckerberg

While in Nigeria, Zuckerberg Praises “Vibrant” Developers and Entrepreneurs

Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria for the first time, and it's a mutual admiration fest between the country and Facebook founder

Mark Zuckerberg has made his first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently in Lagos,…

By Samara Lynn

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What One Executive is Doing to Help #BringBackOurGirls Two Years Later

Act4Accountability co-founder opens up about continuing the conversation around Nigeria's missing school girls

See what Act4Accountability co-founder Omolola Adele-Oso says she’s doing to help #BringBackOurGirls

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Women’s History Month: Nena Ugwuomo, Founder & President of Student Dream

This 26-year-old dynamo helps students turn their dreams into viable businesses

Nena Ugwuomo, founder & president of Student Dream, the first incubator-accelerator to focus solely on…

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Israel Ilufoye, mechanical engineer

How I Did It: Israel Ilufoye, Mechanical Design Engineer

After putting flying on hold, he embraces engineering

A 2013 grad hired straight out of college enjoys work as a mechanical design engineer…

By Robin White Goode

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company culture

#SMW Lagos 2016: On Building a Healthy Company Culture

Employees respond to more than just a salary

When we started we knew we couldn’t pay, so we deliberately told ourselves to build…

By Sirita Wright

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Social Media Week Lagos logo

#SMW Lagos 2016: The Power of Media and Influence

Consistent use of a digital platform can position you as an expert

Day 2 of SMWLagos was all about the power of media and influence. Attendees got…

By Sirita Wright

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#SMW Lagos 2016: Africans Claiming Their Piece of the Digital Pie

Africans in tech bring their culture and influence to the world

2016 Social Media Week Lagos kicked off with a bang. The energy was high and…

By Sirita Wright

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Social Media Week Lagos logo

Social Media Week Returns to Lagos, Nigeria

12 cities participate in global conference

Social Media Week (SMW) Lagos produced by AFRIKA21 and Dragon Africa returns to Lagos, Nigeria,…

By Cristie Leondis

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Photo of the Eiffel Tower

[BE Education Package] Despite Paris, It’s Still Important to Study Abroad

Less than 10% of American students pursue international education

Only 9% of American students study abroad during their college years—of those, 75% are white;…

By Robin White Goode

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[WATCH] Power Women of the Diaspora: How Global Music Phenom DJ Cuppy Turns Opportunity Into Gold

This billionaire's daughter has the talent and tenacity to back up the clout

She’s the glam daughter of a billionaire, but nothing in her career journey spells nepotism.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Studio Museum in Harlem Celebrates Nigerian Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Crosby gets one of the most significant honors an artist can receive today

The Studio Museum in Harlem awards Nigerian artist Njideka Akynyili Crosby with the Joyce Alexander…

By Courtney Connley

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Nigerian Hotel-Booking Site, Hotels.ng, Scores $1.2 million in VC Funding

Founder Mark Essien says company has many advantages over the competition

A Nigerian hotel-booking company raised $1.2 million in VC funding for its expansion throughout Africa.

By Joel Lyons

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Miss Nigeria USA Crowns 2015 Queen

Frances Udukwu announced winner of the annual beauty pageant

Miss Frances Udukwu announced winner of the annual Miss Nigeria USA beauty pageant May 23,…

By Brittany Dandy

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[VIDEO] Lauryn Hill Dedicates Song to Nigeria After Missed Performance

Award winning songstress apologizes and sings 'Doo Wop That Thing'

Award winning songstress, Lauryn Hill, apologizes to Nigeria after missed performance and dedicates “Doo Wop…

By Brittany Dandy

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Miss Nigeria USA 2015: Empowering Women Through Culture and Class

The annual pageant is set to take place in New York City

The Annual Miss Nigeria USA Pageant to take place at renowned Alvin Ailey Theater in…

By Brittany Dandy

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Africa Can Shop Online for First Time with Mall for Africa

The CEO and Founder talks the million dollar e-commerce site and more

Chris Folayan is the Founder and CEO of MallforAfrica (branded as one word). MallforAfrica is…

By Essence Gant

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8 Things You Should Know About the Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria

A list of facts about Boko Haram and its relationship with Nigeria

A list of seven facts you should know about in regards to Boko Haram’s attacks…

By Courtney Connley

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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