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13 Nov
Nigerian media and tech executive, Alex Okosi, has been named as one of Britain’s 100 most influential black people in the Powerlist 2022. Now Managing Director, Emerging Markets,
10 Oct 2020
The protests calling for the end of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), a unit of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), has gained the attention of international media, a global audience as well as international celebrities such as Big Sean, Trey Songz, and John Boyega. Yesterday, 9th October, the hashtag #EndSARS was the number one…
20 Sep 2020
Unpredictability was the dominant theme of the week. Without recovering from the shock of one event, another was waiting on the side to get your attention. From fairytales ending to fights against intellectual properties to interpreting word choices, here is a rundown of the week. A not-so-happy ending Cardi B has had enough of her…
15 Sep 2020
John Boyega has stepped down as a brand ambassador for British cologne company Jo Malone after he was cut out of the Chinese version of an ad campaign he originally conceived and starred in. The "Star Wars" actor took to his Twitter page to explain the reason for his decision. "I have decided to step…
6 Sep 2020
This week was filled with lessons. While some learnt first-hand what it means to be the subject of backlash, others were fine with learning from the set examples. From cultural misappropriation to rewards for allegations, here is a rundown of the week: Cultural appropriation When Adele sang “Someone Like You,” we may not have been…
2 Sep 2020
In a new interview with GQ, actor John Boyega opened up about his experience working on the Star Wars franchise, saying his character was "marketed to be much more important than it was" and then pushed aside. Calling his feelings about the franchise "difficult to manoeuvre," Boyega went on to say that the way his…
3 Jun 2020
John Boyega, the 28-year-old Star Wars actor, delivered an impassioned speech as he joins the Black Lives Matter protest in London. He spoke out against the killing of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, and said he 'doesn't know' if he'll still have a career after…
28 May 2020
John Boyega strongly speaks against racism on social media in a defiant call to action after the shocking death of George Floyd. George, a 46-year-old black man from Minneapolis, died while being arrested by four cops, with one kneeling on the back of his neck while pinning him to the ground in a report by…
16 May 2020
John Boyega blasts Sky News over an article on their website subtly comparing a traditional African hairstyle to coronavirus especially with their headline. On Saturday morning, the Star Wars actor took issue with the news outlet over a piece published by them on Monday, with the headline: “Spiky coronavirus haircut growing in popularity in Africa,…
13 Apr 2020
The Star Wars actor, John Boyega, in an interview with Sorted magazine confessed he has yet to experience true love and is keen to find his life-long 'companion' as his parents have. But when he does, the 27-year-old star says any future partner will have to share his faith. In his words It’s nice to…
John Boyega
21 Jan 2020
British-Nigerian actor, John Boyega has shown his parents the depth of his appreciation for them but surprising them with a house he bought for them. The Star Wars actor took to social media to share a video of the new home describing it as his best moment since rising to fame. Boyega said that house…
1 Jan 2020
John Boyega is on social media not accepting defeat after he was accused of being sexist over a joke he cracked about his female co-star, Daisy Ridley. The 'Star Wars' actor responded to a lot of fans on Tuesday after a screenshot of a comment he recently left on someone's Instagram post went viral, which…


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Most of its history and culture is lost as the world progresses through modernisation and migration. However, all hope is not lost as certain cultures have found ways to protect their history through oral traditions, written accounts and cultural practices handed down through generations, one of such being Otjize, the red miracle paste of the…
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The Nigeria Police on Thursday said there was no Police helicopter crash in Bauchi State as reported in some sections of the media.
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Leftist Xiomara Castro was sworn in Thursday as the first woman president of Honduras after seemingly resolving a rebellion in her own party that had challenged her authority.
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Chad's junta announced Thursday that a national forum designed to chart the country's future after it seized power last year would be postponed by nearly three months.
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The Special Assistant to Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister on Youth Matters, Mr Isaac David, has enjoined youths to shun violence before, during and after the Area Councils election