White, Swiss, and Igbo-Loving
By Guardian Exclusive
23 July 2020 | 5:47 pm
Meet the Swiss blogger popularly called ‘’Nwanyi Ocha’’ who is creating a buzz online for speaking her Nigerian husband’s native language fluently. Her command of the Igbo language has impressed many Nigerians.
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The Nigerian Army has buried not fewer than 22 officers and soldiers who were killed in action by terrorists in Niger State a few weeks ago. The military had last week revealed that 36 personnel were slain during an ambush by the terrorists at Zungeru-Tegina road and the subsequent jet crash that happened in Chukuba area of Shiroro, all in Niger State.
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