D’Tigress Win 2021 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket Championship

D’Tigress have emerged winner of the 2021 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket Championship after defeating Mali in the final in Yaounde, Cameroon.

With the triumph, Nigeria’s national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress have now lifted the Women Afrobasket title for the third consecutive time.

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Emmanuel Okoro Wins Inaugural Africa Fashion Up Prize

Emmanuel Okoro has won the top prize at the inaugural edition of Africa Fashion Up, a showcase for African designers, with his Emmy Kasbit men’s and women’s collection made using traditional West African weaving techniques.

Nigerian designer Emmanuel Okoro was one of five designers shortlisted for the event in Paris, organized by the Share Africa platform in partnership with Balenciaga, which will mentor the finalists for six months.

Emmanuel Okoro was joined by Guy Fabrice Sullivan, the Ivorian designer behind the Zaady label; Zak Koné, also from Ivory Coast, founder of evening wear brand Pelebe; Baay Sooley and Laure Tarot, the designers behind Senegalese street wear brand Bull Doff, and Natasha Jaume and Carina Louw, founders of South African women’s wear brand Erre.

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Assessment Of Nigerian Universities Offering Economics

This assessment by PositiveNaija aims to provide a reliable guide on the overall standard of Nigerian universities offering economics as an academic course and degree.

This assessment aims to promote the culture of impactful scholarship and academic excellence in the Nigerian educational sector.

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Economics is the social science that studies how people interact with value; in particular, the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

“95% of economics is common sense.”

– Ha-Joon Chang

Assessment Of Nigerian Universities Offering Economics

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Folashade Alice Oluwafemiayo Sets New World & Paralympics Records In Powerlifting At Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

36-year-old Folashade Alice Oluwafemiayo has set new World and Paralympics records in powerlifting at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan.

Folashade Alice Oluwafemiayo claimed Nigeria’s third gold medal in powerlifting in the women’s 86 kg category with new World and Paralympics records.

She also broke her former world record set in Manchester on March 28, 2021, with her second lift of 151 kg. Oluwafemiayo then went on to set a new Paralympic record after lifting 152 kg on August 30, 2021.

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