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How To Apply For The New NIMC Multi-Purpose Card

In Nigeria, proving who you are is really important for many things, like opening a bank account or getting government services. To help with this, the government created something called the National Identification Number (NIN). It’s a unique number that identifies you as a Nigerian citizen or resident. Think of it like your digital ID. […]

‘No Gree For Anybody‘ Nigerian slang, Here’s what it means

In recent times, the phrase “No gree for anybody” has resonated deeply within Nigeria, particularly among the nation’s youth. But what exactly does this expression signify, and why has it captured the imagination of Nigerian society? Sit back, relax and keep scrolling! Essentially, “No gree for anybody” in pidgin language reflects a collective stance against […]

Super Eagles Coachless After AFCON 2023

Super Eagles Coachless After AFCON 2023

After dem blow final whistle for di 34th Africa Cup of Nations for Abidjan for late Sunday night, di Nigerian football team, di Super Eagles, find demsef without coach. Di interim contract wey dem sign with di Portuguese manager, Jose Peseiro, wey bin tie to di end of di AFCON 2023, don expire. Di original […]

AFCON Match Timetable (Updated)

Group Stage AFCON Fixtures Date Group Match Time Venue Jan 13, 2024 A Ivory Coast vs. Guinea-Bissau 20:00 Abidjan, Alassane Ouattara Stadium Jan 14, 2024 A Nigeria vs. Equatorial Guinea 14:00 Abidjan, Alassane Ouattara Jan 14, 2024 B Egypt vs. Mozambique 17:00 Abidjan, Felix Houphouet-Boigny Stadium Jan 14, 2024 B Ghana vs. Cape Verde 20:00 […]

Lagos Scam: How a Water Seller Almost Scammed a Lagos Bus Conductor

For inside the Lagos traffic wahala, where every journey fit carry im own tori, one Naija lady recently see for herself the scam way dey happen for Lagos streets. Wetin start like normal transport from Ogba reach CMS come end up as eye-opening experience, as e show say people still dey use their smartness scam […]

Moroccan Referee Makes History as First Arab Woman Referee in AFCON Match

On Monday, January 22, 2024, history been made as di Moroccan referee Bouchra Karboubi waka enter pitch as di first Arab woman wey go officiate match for Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). For di Stade Félix-Houphouët-Boigny for Abidjan, Karboubi carry di role of di center referee for di match between Nigeria and Guinea Bissau. Dis […]

AFCON 2024: Super Eagles vs. Indomitable Lions in the Round of 16

Naija Super Eagles dey set to face Cameroon for Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16, and dis na historic meeting as dem don jam so tey. Di match go happen on Saturday for Felix Houphouet-Boigny for Abidjan, di same venue wey dem first set eye on each other 40 years ago. Cameroon show dem […]

Drama as AFCON 2024 enter knockout stage

As the Africa Cup of Nations dey waka enta di fast lane wit no room for failure, e get one tin wey go play crucial role for di remaining 16 teams wey go enta di next stage wey go start on Saturday. Any team wey fail go pack waka go dia country as na straight […]

Oriki Ijesha – Oriki Omo Ilesa

Oriki (re mi do) or Eulogy is a form of praise poetry in Yoruba culture, often used to celebrate individuals, families, or communities. Oriki typically includes references to the person’s lineage, achievements, and characteristics. Ijesha is a sub-ethnic group of the Yoruba people in Nigeria. Ilesa is the main town and the historical-cultural capital of […]

Things to Know About Ilesa

About ilesa

Ilesa, a vibrant and peaceful city strategically located in the State of Osun, often called Ipinle Omoluabi or State of the Living Spring. The name “Ilesa” is of Yoruba origin, and its meaning is “Ile ti a sa” translated in English as the land that we choose. It’s an important town in Nigeria because it […]