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10 Questions For 2015 World Scrabble Champion Wellington Jighere

Last year, professional scrabble player Wellington Jighere made Nigeria and Africa proud when he became the first African to win the World Scrabble Championship, defeating England’s Lewis MacKay in 4 straight wins. I had 10 questions for the talented scrabble player. Continue reading…

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8 Random Facts about Nigerian Names

In Nigeria in particular, you’d be hard pressed to find a name that isn’t loaded with meaning and significance. Some names are not just nouns but actually full sentences, and often, a name is a wish or a prayer.

Did you know that according to Hausa custom, the next child after twins are born is called Gambo, and it was traditionally believed that such a child had supernatural powers? Read more…