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About coolfinesse

A Microbiology graduate of the Abia State University Uturu, Iheanyi currently studies at the International Institute of Journalism (IIJ), Abuja. His works have been featured prominently by United Press International Washington DC, one of the largest news companies in the world, and the Campuslife Column of The Nation Newspaper – one of the best-selling newspapers in Nigeria, where he won the Campuslife/NBC/Coca-Cola Best Investigative Reporter of the year 2009. While writing for the above media organisations, Iheanyi worked under the tutelage and mentorship of top journalists like Phil Rees, ex-producer BBC London; Krista Kapralos, popular US journalist; and Late Ngozi Nwozor-Agbo of the Campuslife fame, whom this blog has been dedicated in her memory. Iheanyi is passionate about positive developments in Nigerian institutions, sharing ideas, gaining new knowledge and skills. He craves unending hopes of a better Nigeria; a Nigeria that will meet the hopes and aspirations of her citizens and desires of seeing a nation that will honestly and earnestly work towards the development of her numerous human and capital potentials. Hence, he seeks to Highlight Nigerians Who make A Difference through this blog. He believes this is the surest way that good will triumph over bad, light will prevail over darkness and Nigeria will be restored to the path of her glorious past, pride and image. Through this blog he will echo the voice of the man on the street, who strives to make Nigeria great! He will also tell stories of everyday heroes – people who do acts of greatness in our communities without being noticed or rewarded by the society. If you observe such acts of greatness by ordinary citizens, kindly record them and forward to him. He will publish them for the world to see. You can follow him on Google+/Iheanyi

Nigeria to explore potentials of creative industry

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Nigeria would explore the economic option of the creative sector to diversify the nation’s economy. “Nigeria is at the threshold of exploring this resource imperative given the exploits of the creative industry,’’ he said … Continue reading

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Meet Olaniyi Omodara – Nigeria’s Top Foot Wears Entrepreneur

Olaniyi Omodara is the founder, designer and principal craftsman of @evaapparel Extra Valuable Apparel (EVA), a footwear company in Akure, Nigeria. He is a self-taught craftsman who started making slippers for his family in the early 1990s. Omodara is now … Continue reading

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Charlyboy calls for revolution in Nigeria

Even with the varied perceptions of this foremost entertainer by Nigerians, he appears resolute in his resolve to consistently remain either Charles Oputa or Charley Boy and nothing else. In as much as he bears both personalities with equanimity, an … Continue reading

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Nigeria’s Colourful Show at the World Travel Market

The glitz and glamour of the World Travel Market held in London may have come and gone, but the event was an eye opener that African tourism remains a big force in world tourism as the continent’s representatives in unison … Continue reading

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GOtv to bring global title fights to Nigeria

SPONSORS of the GOtv Boxing Night have said their next big plan is to bring continental and world boxing title fights to Nigeria. Mr. Jenkins Alumona, Managing Director of Flykite Productions and promoter of GOtv Boxing Night, disclosed this in … Continue reading

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Federal Government to unveil top 100 companies in Nigeria Dec 1

The Federal Government is set to unveil the top 100 companies operating in Nigeria under the Top 100 Business Initiative designed to mark the Nigeria centenary. The top companies cut across various sectors such as such as oil and gas, … Continue reading

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Nigerian tycoons lead Africa’s 50 richest in 2014

For the first time in the four years that FORBES has been tracking Africa’s richest, Nigeria beats South Africa. At the top yet again cement tycoon Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is joined on the list of Africa’s 50 Richest by … Continue reading

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2015 AFCON Qualifiers: NFF accepts blame for Nigeria exit

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said it accepts the blame for the Super Eagles’ failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. The African champions finished third in Group A following Wednesday’s 2-2 draw … Continue reading

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Big match feature: Nigeria vs South Africa

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are on the cusp of qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, but there’s the little matter of getting past an impressive South African team who haven’t lost a game yet in the series and have … Continue reading

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Dangote says Nigeria Lagos refinery to start by mid-2018

Dangote Group, controlled by Africa’s richest man, expects an oil refinery it is building in Nigeria to come on-stream in late 2017 or the first half of 2018. The plant in the Lagos area will be able to process 500,000 … Continue reading

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