Here's what you missed from the just concluded USA Fair 2019
24 May 2019
Nigeria's first ever USA Trade Fair Conference and Exhibition took place in Lagos from May 21 to 23. Featuring exhibitions, company promotions, diplomatic events, and targeted one-on-one business meetings, the event provided U.S. companies with unique opportunities to engage Nigeria's most qualified buyers and partners. Here’s what you missed.
Amputee Footballer Omar Abu Ashim on how he's defying the odds
23 May 2019
Young Palestinian, Omar Abu Hashim, dreamt of becoming not just a professional footballer, but a famous one. However, a bullet to the leg during a protest march led to his left leg being amputated. With the help of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the 20-year-old and others like him could still achieve fame playing the beautiful game.
Things to know about Billionaire Robert F. Smith
21 May 2019
Billionaire Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker at Morehouse College, told the graduating class on Sunday he's paying off their student loans estimated to be about $40 million. Here are things to know about the black-American billionaire.
GuardianTV Exclusive: Israel Adesanya on UFC championship and love for Nigeria
21 May 2019
Ultimate Fighting Championship interim middleweight champion, Nigeria’s Israel ‘the Last Stylebender’ Adesanya, could not hide his joy at finally being in Nigeria, 16 years after he left his country of birth. Guardian TV caught up with the mixed martial artist and he had a whole lot to say about his love for the country, life as a champ, why he is the Stylebender, his relationship with fellow UFC champ Kamaru Usman, and so much more.
Benin Arts: Back to its roots
15 May 2019 1
After invading the Benin kingdom in 1897 and stealing about 4,000 artifacts belonging to Nigeria, Britain has agreed to loan us back a few of our bronze plaques for a space of three years. The Edo state government and the Benin royal court are planning to build a museum in Benin in preparation of having our treasures come back to its roots.
Guardian TV Exclusive: Kamaru Usman on UFC championship, fatherhood and love for Nigeria
14 May 2019
“Nigerian Nightmare”, Kamarudeen Usman has come a long way from the five-year-old that left Edo State, Nigeria to the United States of America with his parents. From snagging the distinction of a top-wrestler, transitioning into mixed martial arts, to getting crowned the UFC welterweight champion, the father of one is living the life most of us dream of.
Understanding postpartum depression
13 May 2019
Postpartum depression is a complex mix of physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that happens in a woman after childbirth. Postpartum depression impacts negatively on the woman's mental health and often begins within four weeks after delivery. GTV highlights its effect on women and the importance of mental healthcare in Nigeria.
Historical comebacks in Champions League history
10 May 2019
Liverpool produced one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history when they defeated Barcelona to progress to the final of the competition. Tottenham Hotspurs also qualified for the final following an incredible comeback against Ajax Amsterdam. Here are four other great comebacks in the history of Europe’s premier club competition.
Avengers: Endgame overtakes Titanic at the Box Office
8 May 2019
Avengers: Endgame, the series-ender from Disney and Marvel, set a new standard for Hollywood blockbusters last weekend with stunning hauls of $350 million in North America and $1.2 billion worldwide, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations estimated worldwide.
Manchester To Mile 12: How a graduate became a porter in a popular Lagos market
8 May 2019 1
Since relocating to Lagos, Nigeria, from the city of Manchester, in England, it has been a story of survival for Iya Yellow, a porter, who is ready to survive at all cost, earning a living at the popular Mile 12 market.