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Eight-year-old Nigerian refugee wins chess championship in New York

Eight-year-old Nigerian Tanitoluwa Adewumi has emerged the winner of the state-wide New York’s chess championship in the third-grade category. Adewumi, who lives in a Manhattan homeless shelter with his family, won the competition with an undefeated performance. Tani started learning chess last year alongside his classmates. He went on to join...
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Behind the Clouds producer, Paul Emema dies at 52

Behind the Clouds producer, Paul Emema, has been confirmed dead at the age of 52. The late Emema died on Tuesday, 12 March, after a brief illness. Emema’s death was announced by one of his friends and colleague, Francis Onwochie in a message. “Yesterday, I received a call from Ada his...
pius adesanmi

Canada-based Nigerian professor Pius Adesanmi dies in plane crash

Canada-based Nigerian professor, Pius Adesanmi, was among the 157 passengers and crew members who died in the Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi. The flight carrying 157 people – 149 passengers and 8 crew members – to the Kenyan capital Nairobi crashed shortly after takeoff. The Boeing 737...
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