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⏳ Trivia Time

Tunde Onakoya is best known for founding which initiative that uses chess to empower disadvantaged children in Nigeria?

A) Chess in Slums Africa
B) Chess for Change
C) Pawns to Kings Initiative

Scroll to the very bottom for the answer.

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The Otedola Billionaire Sisters

Curious about who in Nigeria is cruising around in a pink Ferrari? Well, look no further than the Otedola sisters - Tolani, Florence (aka DJ Cuppy), and Temi. These three are rocking Nigeria with their unique talents and vibes. Straight out of Lagos, these daughters of billionaire Femi Otedola are proving they're more than just their family name.

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We’ve got you covered with the coolest afrocentric happenings around London. Get out there, meet some new faces, and soak up all the experiences.

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What We're...

📰 Reading: This Week in African Tech Newsletter by Tech Safari.

📺 Watching: Michael Palin in Nigeria on Channel 5.

🎧 Listening to: Ngozi Diamond's mix on aprtment life featuring special guest, Ayra Starr.

🎟️ Booking: Dine with Mentality. A unique dinner designed for building lifelong friendships and support networks among like-minded men.

👀 Eyeing: Zashadu on Industrie Africa. Handmade by skilled artisans in Lagos, Nigeria, using upcycled leather and vegetable dyes, each item is a testament to effortless style.

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A) Chess in Slums Africa
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