Survey: 10 Top Countries People Want to Live

By: Wazobia Times Staff If you could live anywhere in the world, where would that be and why? We asked this question via survey and we compiled the top 10 countries people said that wanted to live. Chili People who move here from other parts of the world call this the American Switzerland. With its natural beauty, four season weather, and strong economy that makes Chili a favorite place to live. Japan Religious freedom, healthcare, high literacy rate, and a long life expectancy draws all types of people here. United States There is no surprise that people would want to … Continue reading Survey: 10 Top Countries People Want to Live

Double Blessings

By: Wazobia Times Staff Would you ever marry your sister’s husband? Well that’s what these twin sisters did in South Africa. Owami and Olwethu Mzazi, identical twins have always shared everything, now they will be sharing a husband. After the man agreed to marry both sisters, the marriage was celebrated in a big way. One of the twins, Owami, told Drum Magazine, “We have always done everything together…that is how our grandmother raised us. So when we decided to marry, we said any man that wants to marry one, will marry the other.” Congratulations to the three of them! May … Continue reading Double Blessings

Inspiring Student Leaders

By Wazobia Times Staff Every year, Bank of America connects high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service through their Student Leaders® program. Students are awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits and participate in the 2016 Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D. C. from July 10th -15th. During the Summit the selected leaders learn how the government, private and public sectors come together to address community issues. They also have a chance to connect with peers of like minds and discuss ways of strengthening their communities. The application deadline has been extended to Tuesday, February 2, … Continue reading Inspiring Student Leaders

Arms Deal Worth $2.1 Billion

By: Dayo Fasasi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned the CEO of Thisday Newspaper to surrender himself for interrogation and clarification in respect to arms money. Thisday Newspapers Chief Executive Officer, Nduka Obaigbena, has been linked as one of the major beneficiaries of the $2.1 billion arms deal, allegedly diverted by the office of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki. Obaigbena, admitted collecting N550 million from the NSA as compensation for the bombing of the Thisday building in Abuja by deadly Boko Haram. A veteran journalist at Thisday also revealed that another N120 million was … Continue reading Arms Deal Worth $2.1 Billion

Witness Received $2 Million from Metuh

By: Dayo Fasasi Monday the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) opened its case of money laundering and corruption against the National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The charges of money laundering involves the sum of N400m, which he allegedly collected from the National Security Adviser (NSA) in November 2014. The case was opened with two witnesses Nneka Ararume and another unnamed witness, who both explained how they helped the defendant exchange $2million into Nigerian currency and later invest it. Ararume, the first prosecution witness, a wealth manager … Continue reading Witness Received $2 Million from Metuh

10 Beautiful Nigerian Bloggers

By: Lukmon Fasasi There are definitely lots and lots of beautiful female bloggers in Nigeria. Mind you me, some are more beautiful than others. I have selected the 10 most beautiful in my opinion. If someone thinks she’s a blogger, beautiful, and she’s not on the list; I’m sorry that you didn’t make it this time. Myne Whiteman Nkem Okotcha, is her real name, but she decided to use Myne Whitman, as her pen name.  Whitman (Okotcha) is a romance fiction writer who also blogs about parenting, relationships, and entertainment on Romance Meets Life. Joy Akosa And my friend Joy … Continue reading 10 Beautiful Nigerian Bloggers

Is College Right for You?

By: Wazobia Times Staff You have been told repeatedly that you have to go to college to be successful. All through the high school years you file into every college fair and you write the best application essay. You get into the school of your choice; one year in and then you decide “this is not for me”. Now what? You can still hear your parents tell you that college is the only way to be successful, but are they right? According to The College Dropout Hall of Fame,  of the top 400 richest Americans in 2011, 27 graduated from … Continue reading Is College Right for You?

20 Top New Year’s Resolutions

By: Wazobia Times Staff It’s January 2016, the first month of the new year. Just like every other year before this, people want to make the best of their time. If you haven’t made your new year’s resolutions yet, here are 20 suggestions to get you started. Lose Weight This is always on the top of the list. Most people feel they should do better in the weight department; this is why we have the next resolution on the list. Join a Gym Every January the gym is full of people who make this resolution. Finding an open treadmill is next … Continue reading 20 Top New Year’s Resolutions

5 Ways to Obtain a U.S. Green Card

By: Wazobia Times Staff Going to a new country always leads to some form of apprehension. You don’t know what to expect and sometimes it’s hard to get the lay of the land. As a foreigner you will be limited by the lack of legal status, therefore the best thing to do is to apply for Permeant Residency (Green Card) as soon as you’re eligible. According to the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services , as a permanent resident (green card holder), you have the right to: Live permanently in the United States provided you do not commit any actions that … Continue reading 5 Ways to Obtain a U.S. Green Card

A True Life Saver

By: Wazobia Times Staff Fed up with the bureaucracy behind seeing patients at the Houston hospital where she worked, 31 year old Dr. Foyekemi Ikyaator decided do something extraordinary. In December 2015 Dr. Ikyaator and her husband opened Life Savers Emergency Room where patients can get one on one care without feeling like number. After completing her residency in 2012 at the Emory School of Medicine and Public Health in Atlanta, GA, Dr. Ikyaator took a job at the St. Luke’s Health System in Houston, TX. It only took a short time for her to realize that seeing 20 to … Continue reading A True Life Saver