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Young magician’s mind-twisting tricks bewitch Nigerians

By Reuters
14 December 2019   |   10:22 am
A 19-year-old magician and illusionist plans to put Nigeria on the map with his beguiling tricks. With over 55,000 followers on Instagram, Babs Cardini, who started from the streets, now showcases his talent at high profile events.

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