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The Eastern part of Nigeria holds some of West Africa's finest ancient sites. Filled with history, some of the sites have become must-visits by tourists.

Ogbunike Caves

The Ogbunike Caves is a collection of caves situated in a valley with tropical rain forest behind the "Ogba" hills in Ogbunike, Anambra State, southeastern Nigeria. The caves which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Eastern Nigeria is on the tentative list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific And Cultural Organisation's World Heritage Site.

To reach the inner caves, you will climb 317 steps. As per tradition, visitors must remove their shoes before entering the caves. And women who are having their monthly cycle cannot go in. There is an annual festival called "Ime Ogbe" celebrated in commemoration of the discovery of the caves.

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Igbo-Ukwu Museum

In Anambra state, Igbo-Ukwu is notable for three archaeological sites where excavations have found bronze artefacts from a highly sophisticated bronze metal-working culture dating perhaps to the ninth or tenth century, centuries before other known bronzes of the region.

The first of these sites is called Igbo Isaiah which was uncovered in 1938 by Isaiah Anozie, a local villager, who found the bronze works while digging beside his home. Formal excavations by the archaeologist Thurstan Shaw in 1959 at the request of the Nigerian government resulted in the discovery of two other sites, Igbo Richard and Igbo Jonah, containing the remains of an ancient culture.

Artefacts have included jewellery, ceramics, a corpse adorned in what appears to be regalia, and many assorted bronzes, copper, and iron objects. Some of these contain materials that are evidence of a long-distance trading system extending to Egypt. Radiocarbon dating placed the sites around the tenth century or earlier, which would make the Igbo-Ukwu culture the earliest-known example of bronze casting in the region. The craftsmen were working centuries before those who made the more well-known Ife bronzes.

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Ibeno Beach

Ibeno beach stretches 45km from Ibeno to James Town, Akwa Ibom. It is said to be the longest beach in West Africa.

Ibeno beach is a popular tourist attraction due to its serenity and security. It is rated high amongst the top soothing and clean beaches in the country. At the Ibeno, you can enjoy a stroll along the beach, play beach soccer, also have fun at water sports and boating.

Ibeno was the landing site for one of the most successful Christian missions in Nigeria - the Qua Iboe Christian mission from Scotland which arrived in the early 20th century.

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National War Museum, Umuahia

Established in 1985, the National War Museum houses the largest memorabilia of the Nigerian Civil War which took place between 1967 and 1970.

The museum is located at Ebite Amafor in Isingwu Autonomous Community in the Umuahia North Local Government Area. The museum's location was chosen because it was where the bunker housing the famous shortwave radio "the Voice of Biafra" was transmitted from. It has three galleries featuring items on the traditional warfare, armed forces and Nigerian civil war weapons. The weapons are from both the Nigerian military and defunct Biafra.

There are also outdoor displays of warships, military aircraft, armoured tanks, and "Ogbunigwe" (bombs produced locally by Biafra during the Nigerian Civil War).

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Awhum Waterfall and Cave

Awhum Waterfall is located in Amaugwe village of Awhum town in Udi Local Government Area in Enugu, Nigeria. A result of a titanic outcrop of granite rock with water tumbling from the top to form a stream, the waterfall is beautiful at any time of the year.

A section of the waterfall is always warm through the season. According to the locals, the water is therapeutic. Awhum waterfall is 30 metres high and is located close to Awhum Monastery. It takes about 45 minutes' walk from the parking spot to the fall, but it is worth the trek.

Tottenham are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United star Jesse Lingard after he was left out of their defeat to Crystal Palace.

The midfielder didn't even make the bench for the game at Old Trafford as the Red Devils were beaten 3-1.

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Sergio Reguilon has signed on a permanent deal from Real Madrid, while Gareth Bale has returned to the club on a season-long loan.

Spanish left-back Reguilon cost around £27million, while Spurs will pay Real around 40 per cent of Bale's £600,000 per week wages.

Manager Jose Mourinho is still set to make more signings and Lingard, according to the Daily Star, may be one of them.

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Lingard being left out by Man United is a continuation of last season where the England international, who has 24 caps, was frozen out and barely featured until the very end of the campaign.

This early snub in 2020/21, though, could finally force him out of his boyhood club and believe he wants showdown talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

If these don't go well then former boss Jose Mourinho may be able to provide an escape route with a £30million fee reported as a possibility.

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Tiwa Savage seems to be in a happy mood as she shares video of herself and Real Warri Pikin grooving to her hit single Koroba with some busting dance moves.

The mother of one and talented singer was seen in the video she shared on her Instagram serving legworks and twerking to the tunes of Koroba while Real Warri Pikin cheers her on.

Watch the full video below;

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DM Records star Ikechukwu Anthony Offiah better known as King Perryy has a huge single titled 'Waist' coming soon.

While his recent single 'YKTFV' is still buzzing the airwaves, King Perryy is cooking an instant banger with a star-studded list of Nigerian pop stars.

Nigerian music stars MayorkunKizz DanielDavido would all feature on King Perryy's incoming single titled 'Waist'. Just before the single drops Kizz Daniel has shared a snippet of his verse on the song and fans are already anticipating.

The new single expected for release soon is a lead single to King Perryy's debut album. His debut album is titled 'Citizen Of The World' and would be officially released later in the year.

Since making his debut, King Perryy has dropped hits like 'Man on Duty', 'Eastern Baby', 'Murder', 'Work & Grind' etc. An official date for the album will be announced soon but before then anticipate 'Waist'.

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Liverpool have agreed a deal with Wolves for forward Diogo Jota, with the Portuguese star set to move to Anfield on a five-year deal.

The 23-year-old is going to cost an initial fee of £41m, which could rise to £45m with further payments and add-ons.

Initial reports suggested the move could be worth around £35m but Wolves have secured more for one of their star players.

The Evening Standard report that the Portugal international is set to sign a contract that will keep him at Liverpool until 2025 and he is due to be confirmed as a Reds player this weekend.

After a quiet transfer window for the Premier League champions, which had only seen them sign Kostas Tsimikas from Olympiacos, Jurgen Klopp's side have sprung into action on Friday.

Thiago Alcantara was announced as a new arrival from Bayern Munich in a deal beginning at £20m and now a move for Jota has been all-but confirmed.

The huge fee is set to be paid in instalments, with only around £4m to be paid over the next year.

Although it is a separate deal, Ki-Jana Hoever's move in the opposite direction has made Jota's transfer easier.

The 18-year-old Dutchman is swapping Anfield for Molineux for an initial £9m, with the potential for the fee to rise by £4.5m with add-ons.

Jota will not be a Liverpool player in time to play at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea in the Premier League, but he could be registered in time for the trip to Lincoln in the EFL Cup on Thursday.

Although he will almost certainly act as an understudy for the front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, Jota will become the fourth most expensive signing in the club's history behind Virgil van Dijk, Alisson Becker and Naby Keita.

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Aimed at supporting the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region, the office is expected to become operational in H2 2021

As part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook today announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria - its second office on the African continent.

Aimed at supporting the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region, the office is expected to become operational in H2 2021 and will be the first on the continent to house a team of expert engineers building for the future of Africa and beyond.

Facebook's office will be home to various teams servicing the continent from across the business, including Sales, Partnerships, Policy, Communications as well as Engineers.

Commenting, Ime Archibong, Facebook's Head of New Product Experimentation said: "The opening of our new office in Lagos, Nigeria presents new and exciting opportunities in digital innovations to be developed from the continent and taken to the rest of the world. All across Africa, we're seeing immense talent in the tech ecosystem, and I'm proud that with the upcoming opening of our new office, we'll be building products for the future of Africa, and the rest of the world, with Africans at the helm. We look forward to contributing further to the African tech ecosystem."

The investment of the new Facebook office follows the 2018 opening of NG_Hub, its first flagship community hub space in Africa in partnership with CcHub, and the 2019 opening of a Small Business Group (SBG) Operations Centre in Lagos, in partnership with Teleperformance. Providing outsourced support to all English-speaking advertisers across Sub-Saharan Africa, the SBG office supports Small Medium Businesses (SMBs) through its Advocacy, Community & Education (ACE) programme, as well as its Marketing Expert sales programmes - all aimed at enabling SMBs to accelerate the growth and development of their businesses.

"Our new office in Nigeria presents an important milestone which further reinforces our ongoing commitment to the region", commented Kojo Boakye, Facebook's Director of Public Policy, Africa. "Our mission in Africa is no different to elsewhere in the world - to build community and bring the world closer together, and I'm excited about the possibilities that this will create, not just in Nigeria, but across Africa."

Since the opening of its first office in 2015, Facebook has made a number of investments across the continent, aimed at supporting and growing the tech ecosystem, expanding and providing reliable connectivity infrastructures and helping businesses to grow locally, regionally and globally. This includes the recent rollout of its SMB Grants programme in Nigeria and South Africa, aimed at supporting over 900 businesses by providing a combination of cash and ad credits to help small businesses as they rebuild from COVID. The development of 2Africa, the world's largest subsea cable project that will deliver much-needed internet capacity and reliability across large parts of Africa, as well as its ongoing training programmes across the continent which support various communities including students, SMBs, digital creatives, female entrepreneurs, start-up's and developers.

Nunu Ntshingila, Regional Director, Facebook Africa, said: "We're delighted to be announcing our new office in Nigeria. Five years on from opening our first office on the continent in Johannesburg, South Africa, we're continuing to invest in and support local talent, as well as the various communities that use our platforms. The office in Lagos will also be key in helping to expand how we service our clients across the continent."

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Ghanaian music producer Jeff Tennyson Quaye a.k.a. Jay Q has accused Nigerian artistes and producer Selebobo of using his work without his permission.

According to him, Selebobo (real name Udoka Oku) used the horn melodies he played in VIP's 'Ahomka Wom' for his recent song: 'Take.'

Vanguard, however, gathered that Jay Q began litigation processes after Selebobo allegedly failed to take any action over the matter.

The Ghanaian beatmaker, confirmed this development in a chat, saying his publishers in South Africa, Sheer Publishing, had commenced talks with Selebobo over the matter.

"People sent the song to me. And when I checked, Selebobo had used the trombone melodies that I played in there.

"And so, I contacted my publishers in South Africa and they are in talks," Jay Q said from his base in the U.S.

He also vowed that his team would pursue the case in court unless Selebobo either withdraws the song or share profits from it 50-50 with him.

Apart from VIP, Jay Q has also worked with great Ghanaian musicians Castro, Mzbel, Obrafour, and Daddy Lumba.

Other are Nana Acheampong, Ofori Amponsah, Akosua Agyapong, Obuoba J. A. Adofo, Wulomei, among others.

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More and more telco customers are recently either reactivating their 9mobile lines or getting a brand new one, and the reason is not far-fetched. Over the last 37 days, Nigeria's custome-focused telecommunication company, 9mobile, has been putting smiles on the faces of Nigerians with the ongoing Mega Millions Promo. Currently, over 30millionaires have emerged as more than 1000 customers have won smartphones across the nation in the ongoing promo. Designed to reward 90 lucky customers over a period of 90 days with N1 million daily, the promo will also give out 2 smartphones every hour of every day for 90 days and a grand prize of N10 million at the grand finale.

Among the customers that have emerged 1 million naira winners from the Mega Millions Promo so far are Ishak Fatihu Idris in Kano State; Chinedu Kalu and Chukwuemeka Victor both in Enugu; Chief Tony Nnaji in Port Harcourt; Mrs. Kolade Aminat Yetunde, an Ilorin-based businesswoman, Ifeanyi Okolie, an automobile parts dealer and Sarah Bright both in Lagos.

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New customers who join the 9mobile network are also receiving up to 100% data bonus for all monthly subscriptions from N1000 - a reward offer that runs for 12 months - in addition to free 1GB and N500 airtime on first recharge. It could be recalled that 9mobile's Acting Director, Marketing, Layi Onafowokan, had announced the launch of the promo on behalf of the telco, emphasizing that the operator's network infrastructure have been optimized to accommodate the expected growth. "We want to assure Nigerians of a seamless network during and after the Mega Millions Promo. They do not have any reason to worry about our network. Nigerians can be rest assured of smooth telecommunication experience on 9mobile".

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To participate, customers would have to recharge a minimum of N200 airtime and two lucky customers would stand a chance to win a smartphone each, every hour, for 90days; a recharge of N1000 airtime or more will qualify customers to win the 1 million naira every day and a cumulative recharge of N10000 airtime every month throughout the duration of the promo will enable one lucky customer to win the grand prize of 10 million naira.

Don't miss out! 9Mobile is encouraging existing customers to keep recharging and new customers to join in on the groove!

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Serving us couple goals once again in the Big Brother house is Neo And Vee, the last couple standing in the Big Brother Naija lockdown season.

The duo were spotted last night in the kitchen, kissing passionately after they secured a spot in the grand finale.

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Neo and Vee luckily escaped nomination for eviction this week after nomination on Monday night.

In a surprise process for nominating housemates for possible eviction, the housemates were divided into two teams: white and black.

The black team nominated Laycon and Trikytee for eviction, while white team nominated Dorathy and Ozo for possible eviction on Sunday.

Biggie thereafter named Ozo, Dorathy, Laycon and Tricky Tee as four housemates up for possible eviction ahead of Sunday's final live eviction.

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Ebuka Obi-Uchendu sat with the latest Big Brother Naija Season 5 housemate to be evicted, Kiddwaya.

Kiddwaya shares who was his closest friend on the inside and what he thinks about Erica telling him that she isn't mentally attracted to him. If you need another dose of the Kiddwaya, you'll love this.

Watch the video below:

Also, in his interview with Betway, Kiddwaya shares how much of a threat he feels he was to Ozo and Nengi's ship, what he really hopes will happen with Erica now that they are out of Biggie's house, and why he chose Praise during the tiebreaker.

Watch the video below:

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The Premier League began with a bang this weekend as Liverpool launched their title defence with a pulsating 4-3 win over new boys Leeds.

Arsenal and Leicester both recorded impressive 3-0 victories but Jose Mourinho was left fuming after he tasted defeated on the opening day of a league campaign for the first time in his career.

Big-spending Chelsea eased to a 3-1 win at Brighton, but Blues goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga made another blunder.

AFP Sport picks out five things we learned from the opening weekend of the season.

'Special' Leeds a welcome addition

The return of Leeds to the Premier League after a 16-year absence, and with the mercurial Marcelo Bielsa at the helm, was highly anticipated and it did not disappoint.

The new boys were two minutes away from taking points off the champions until Mohamed Salah completed his hat-trick from the penalty spot to ensure Liverpool emerged victorious at an empty Anfield.

"Leeds is special," said Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, in the knowledge that other title contenders will struggle to beat Bielsa's men this season.

As the scoreline suggests, improvements will be needed at the back but Leeds will remain true to Bielsa's philosophy in trying to impose themselves on the opposition, and on the evidence of their opening salvo, there should be no fear of dropping back down to the second tier.

Sensible VAR

The biggest surprise of the Premier League's return came with the lack of controversy caused by VAR as new interpretations of how to use the technology largely led to more sensible decisions.

Southampton's Kyle Walker-Peters saw a red card downgraded to a yellow after referee Jon Moss came to the sidelines himself to assess a replay.

Newcastle's Jeff Hendrick was not penalised after the ball struck his arm, which was by his side, during the Magpies' 2-0 win at West Ham thanks to a more generous interpretation of the handball rule for defenders.

Arsenal show top-four promise

Mikel Arteta's Arsenal has made a habit of upsetting the odds, defeating Manchester City and Chelsea on their way to winning the FA Cup last season and beating Liverpool twice in recent months.

Those victories were earned through defensive discipline and a threat on the counter-attack, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the main dangerman.

Before Saturday's trip to Fulham there were questions over how the Gunners would deal with sides who would not open up against them but Arteta's men responded with an emphatic 3-0 win at Craven Cottage.

New signing Willian had a major role to play in all three goals, scored by Alexandre Lacazette, Aubameyang, and another debutant, Gabriel Magalhaes, as Arsenal laid down a marker in their bid to finish in the top four.

Ancelotti gets the better of Mourinho

Everton and Tottenham both turned to multiple Champions League-winning coaches in the middle of last season to revive their fortunes, but both will be judged on what they achieve this season.

On the opening weekend, Carlo Ancelotti got the better of Jose Mourinho as Everton won away from home against traditional top-six opposition for the first time since 2013.

New signings Allan and Abdoulaye Doucoure gave the Toffees the dynamism and grit they have badly missed in recent seasons in midfield, while James Rodriguez showed glimpses of the quality that once made him one of the world's most in-demand players.

Spurs, by contrast, look lacklustre, with Mourinho labelling his players "lazy" out of possession and showing little sign of halting their slide since reaching the Champions League final just over a year ago.

Kepa blunders again

As Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga allowed Leandro Trossard's long-range shot to slip through his weak attempted save, Blues boss Frank Lampard must have had a familiar sinking feeling.

Despite Trossard's equaliser for Brighton, Lampard's expensively revamped side went on to win 3-1.

But since he joined Chelsea in 2018, Kepa has conceded 19 Premier League goals from outside the area - more than any other keeper.

The Spaniard, the world's most expensive keeper, was dropped by Lampard twice last season after a series of costly blunders.

Although Kepa started the new campaign in the team, he might not have his place for much longer as a move for Rennes' Edouard Mendy is reportedly close to completion.

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Relationships are filled with ups and downs, however, there are times a partner might be done in the relationship while the other party still holds on. There are other situations where the other party starts to cheat.

Below are some signs that show your girlfriend is no longer interested in a relationship:

She Stops Caring

Women are wired to care about the smallest details about their men and relationships. She cares how many times you call and whether you make time for her. She gets angry with you when you forget those important dates in your relationship and will make a big fuss about it. So when your lady stops caring about the things she normally would. She does not care if you call or not, she does not care if you text or not, she does not care about your wellbeing, then you have a cause to worry.

She Just Won't Commit!

Most women want a man who is willing to commit to them for life. They will drop hints if not directly ask their boyfriend what his plans for their future are. So if your woman constantly evades the commitment discussion, it may be a sign she is not ready to commit to you and has other options to explore. You need to ask explicitly so you know what you are doing.

No Interest Intimacy

In a relationship, the couple builds on intimacy by having sex. If there is no more interest or urge to have sex with you, it is obvious there are chances of tiredness or she is no longer interested in you. If a woman loves you, she looks forward to spending time with you and this includes sex.

Increased Privacy

If your girlfriend who normally would not mind you going through her phones starts hiding things from you, then there is a problem. Perhaps, she is using the vibrate instead of the ring and even pressing the ignore option far more than she used to. Is she giggling about messages that she doesn't share with you? Is she texting more than she ever did before? Is there an element of privacy she displays over her phone? Then she is probably in love with someone else and emotionally out of the relationship with you.

Constantly endeavour to speak to your partner about your relationship, if you notice any change, let them know. At times, they might not know they have changed.

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We all know how the pandemic has got us all looking like 'ninja turtle' because we need to wear face masks every single day. This has made some of us forget to do those girly things we used to do.

Most people don't look forward to using makeup anymore: even using a lip moisturiser is no longer a thing for many ladies. Our excuse is that "the mask covers the face already and it is a waste of time because no one is going to notice they are wearing makeup anyway and also the mask could ruin the makeup ".

However, there are multiple ways to look your best behind that face mask provided you follow this guild lines correctly.

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Moisturise

Now that the mask has become part of our daily must-haves, the first thing we need to consider is the use of a good moisturiser to prep the skin morning and night, there is no need for anything too dramatic, all you need is a glow and the moisturiser will give you just that.

Eyeliner And Mascara

Do you want that dramatic eye? Just know that the eyeliner and a good mascara is the answer. Have you ever wondered why those Arabian women stay beautiful, even when you can't see their entire faces? Now you get the gist!

Nude Lipstick

Using any sticky lip balm is not advisable because your mask could take it out, so your best bet is a dry nude lipstick this locks your lip down no matter how long you wear your mask for.

Lay your edges

I know you may wonder how laying your edges makes any difference; it makes a complete difference when you try it out and see how to put together you look, having your hair all over the place without putting it in place is not ladylike, you know there is a word that says "the beauty of a woman is in her hair" so laying your edges takes off all those hair sticking out and putting it in place this alone makes You look neat and a lot more presentable.

Use a Mattifying powder and foundation

You need to know that your mask could ruin your makeup when your foundation is way too cakey. Always use mattifying foundation and powder, Always avoid cakey foundations because there is nothing more worse to a woman than an oily foundation with caky consistency this can mess up your face as well as your mask.

Face cream

Your face is the most noticeable part of your body so it is very important to take proper care of it.

There are so many face creams to choose from provided they are suitable for your face. Using a good face cream protects the skin from the sun, nourish the skin, moisturises the skin, prevent the skin from dehydration, and reduces pigmentation you can use it in the morning and night time. If you are not a fan of makeup you could rock your face like that and you still look beautiful.

BBNaija lockdown housemate and ex-beauty queen, Nengi has broken down in tears as Ozo begins to snub and avoid her in the house.

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During her diary session with Big Brother today, September 14, she complained that Ozo has been avoiding her since yesterday's eviction.

According to the Bayelsa state native, she really likes Ozo as a friend but is disappointed he wants a relationship with her.

She broke down in tears while relaying her worries and pains with the show's voice, Biggie.

According to her, "I like Ozo so much as a friend, it hurts that he just wants a relationship.

"I'm not happy he's not talking to me at the moment," Nengi added.

Recall Ozo has told Nengi several times about his intentions and also proposed marriage to her. He even got his second strike for writing her a love letter.

But Nengi had insisted that she is not interested in a relationship with him but just wants to be friends.

Recall also that Ozo said after yesterday's eviction that he will now become more focused and mind his own lane.

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From all indications, it looks like Ozo has now decided to move on with his life.

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