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Eche Chinonso — Meet The Youngest Nigerian In The Guinness World Record

Chinonso Eche nicknamed '(Amazing Kid Eche), is a 12 year old boy from Warri in Delta State and the youngest Nigerian in the Guinness World Record. On November 14, 2019, Chinonso Eche, became a new entrant into the Guinness world...

Brain Teasing Black and White Illusion

Fix your eyes on the black dot in the middle of the infrared image until the animated gif switches to black and white. The castle will immediately show its true colors. So what is happening here to create the false...

Covenant University Ranked Best University in Nigeria, Fifth in Africa

Nigeria's Covenant University is the best University in Nigeria and the fifth best university in Africa according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. Covenant University is ranked at 401–500 globally and fifth in Africa in the list, while...

Cape Town Restaurant Wins Guinness World Milkshake Record

Guinness World Records has named a South African restaurant as the official titleholder for ‘Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available’. With a total 207 varieties on their menu, Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers and Ribs has a milkshake to satisfy every sugarholic. Located...

29 Nigerian English Words Added To The Oxford English Dictionary for the First Time

A total of 29 Nigerian words and expressions have been included in the latest January 2020 updates of Oxford English Dictionary. Some of the words included in the latest January 2020 updates of Oxford English Dictionary are ‘K-leg’, ‘Danfo’, ‘Tokunbo’,...

Top 30 Most Visited Websites in Nigeria (2020 Research)

What top websites are Nigeria’s visiting in 2020? How much time do they spend on these websites? What are they searching for on google?. Here’s a list of the Latest Top 30 Most Visited Websites in Nigeria and the...

Burundi’s First Lady Releases Song Urging Men to Desist from Abusing Women Over Infertility

Burundi’s first lady Denise Nkurunziza has released a song urging men in her country to desist from abusing women when couples fail to get pregnant. The song titled Umukenyezi Arengeye Kuvyara Gusa translated A Woman is More than Just Giving...

These are the Top 3 Universities in Nigeria According to US News & World Report

US News & World Report has released its 2020 Best Global Universities rankings – which includes a list of the top 3 Universities in Nigeria. The overall rankings encompass the top 1,500 institutions spread across 81 countries – up from...

Nigerian Artist, Toyin Ojih Odutola Sells Artwork For £471,000

An America-based female Nigerian artist’s Toyin Odutola has become the third highest-paid Nigerian artist of all time after her drawing ‘Compound Leaf’ sold at the Sotheby’s for £471,000 which is roughly N215m. This record-breaking sale puts Odutola behind fellow female...

Lost Wallet Experiment: Kenya Ranks Poorly in Global Honesty Index

Kenyans has been ranked poorly in a global honesty survey of 40 countries where researchers dropped wallets with cash in public places as part of a social experiment. The study sought to answer the question: Does the amount of cash...

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Cameroon’s Italia 90 World Cup Team to Get Houses Promised To Them 30 Years Ago

Cameroon's famous side that reached the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup in Italy before being defeated 3–2 by...

Misery Index: South Africa Has The Third Most ‘Miserable Economy’ In The World

South Africa has been ranked as the world's most miserable economy after Venezuela and Argentina. Bloomberg's Misery Index, which ranks major economies by inflation and...

Fighting Slavery With Suicide: The Fascinating Story of Africa’s Kru People

The Kru or Kroo are a West African ethnic group who are indigenous to eastern Liberia. During the Slave trade era, they were also infamous amongst early European slave raiders as being especially averse to capture

The Mbuti People Of Congo And Their Sister Exchange Form Of Marriage

In the Mbuti tribe, marriage is by sister exchange: Based on reciprocal exchange, men from other bands exchange sisters or other females in his...

Slavery Abolition Act 1833: Slavery Was Abolished Throughout The British Empire On This Day

The Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 that abolished slavery in most British colonies, freeing more than 800,000 enslaved Africans in the Caribbean and South Africa and making the purchase or ownership of slaves illegal