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Trailblazer! Haben Girma, an Eritrean, is Harvard’s Law School First Deaf-Blind Graduate

Haben Girma is Harvard's Law School first Blind-Deaf graduate

Haben Girma, 27, is an Eritrean who was born in California after her mother fled Eritrea in the early 1980s due to the War of Independence which was still ravaging the country at the time. Quite frankly, she has enjoyed various strokes of luck. However, her can-do spirit and vision have helped her break barriers, including becoming the first deaf-blind ...

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Sutino Hadi: The Man Who Converted His Car into a Library on Wheels for Poor Kids to Read

Mr Sutino, the man who is investing in the future of poor kids in Indonesia

Sutino ‘Kinong’ Hadi is a Bemo driver– a type of car, that has been declared illegal in Indonesia because it’s not environmentally friendly. He visits poor neighborhoods everyday so that kids can read, and hang out, and even watch movies. Without doubts, education remains the “most powerful weapon to change the world”, according to Nelson Mandela, the former anti-Apartheid leader ...

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Olamide Baddo, the Mass Communicator Who Became One of Nigeria’s Biggest Ambassadors

Olamide Baddo and Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria's vice president

Today, Olamide Adedeji (28) is one of the biggest talents that have ever come of Nigeria. He’s loved by many not only because of his extraordinary talents, but also his diligence and humility. He is the king of the streets. When asked why music, he said: “I found out I was gifted in it so I had to explore it, ...

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How Social Media Changed the Story of a Nigerian Woman Selling Ogiri (VIDEO)

The Ogiri woman is doing her thing

In June, a video of a woman hawking Ogiri, a traditional soup flavouring, in a relief market in Imo State surfaced on Facebook and went viral. In the video, the hawker who we now know as Mrs. Ifeoma Uzoma is advertising her wares in a unique way. Branded.ng and Mumpreneur brought her to Lagos and the Ogiri Woman brand was ...

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Can Tribalism Ever Be Tamed? Yes. Here’s How Tanzania Did It [WATCH]

Bank of Tanzania Twin Towers

Many African countries experience violence and intimidation fuelled by tribalism. But Tanzania seems to be an exception. Despite having more than 100 ethnic groups and bordering eight countries, it has succeeded in overcoming tribal tensions in a region where some neighbours have failed to do so. WATCH this short BBC documentary below: Follow @pepnaija on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

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OpenGovtNg: Are You Willing to See a Prosperous Nigeria? Then Watch This Short Film

Join the call for a prosperous Nigeria

Nigeria has been held back for several decades mostly as a result of bad leadership; and of course poor followership. But things are changing. How? Many active citizens of Nigeria have awaken to the reality that it is their primary responsibility to hold their government leaders accountable, at all times. No break, no excuses! There’s an ongoing Open Government Campaign ...

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Revealed! 4 Proven Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours [WATCH]

You can do anything so far you're willing (Photo: Asian Efficiency)

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would you learn? Would you learn how to dance?  Would you learn a new language?  Would you learn an instrument? In the TED talk, The First 20 Hours — How To ...

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At What Point Should You Call It Quits In A Relationship? Funmi Iyanda Talks Tough (WATCH)

Funmi Iyanda on relationship

Relationship, and especially marriage, is an important subject of discussion. For some, it’s enjoyable and then for others, it’s hell on earth. But at the centre of every relationship is decision making. The decisions you make before and during a relationship will make or mar you. And that’s why you need to weigh your options well enough. So what and what ...

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6.4 million Nigerians Are Exposed to Tobacco Smoke, So the FG Wants to Save Them? (WATCH)

Tobacco use causes a lot of cancers. Your health matters

Tobacco kills about 6 million people annually. On the average, one person dies every six seconds. In Nigeria, 6.4 million adults are exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke when visiting restaurants, hotels and other public places. The Federal Ministry of Health has released two sets of public service advertising targeting second hand smokers. In a statement released by the Federal Ministry ...

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Do You Know What It Means to Find Purpose? Facebook Founder Wants to Tell You (WATCH)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in his incredible commencement speech at Harvard University, emphasized on finding purpose and why we should help others find theirs. “Today I want to talk about purpose. But I’m not here to give you the standard commencement about finding your purpose. We’re millennials. We’ll try to do that instinctively. Instead, I’m here to tell you finding ...

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