African Youth League Holds Inaugural Gala at OSU

The African Youth League hosted their inaugural African Distinction Awards Gala at Ohio State University this past weekend. The turnout exceeded their expectations and received attendees from visiting schools such as Denison University and Purdue University. One of the board members, Grace Azenabor had this to say, “Everyone looked absolutely amazing throughout the night as formal African wear was the encouraged dress code for the event.”   In addition to a beautiful exhibition of African culture through dress and fashion, African distinction was demonstrated through the awards ceremony in itself. They honored 5 students who had shown achievement in the … Continue reading African Youth League Holds Inaugural Gala at OSU

Football + Math = Education

By: Dayo Fasasi Reports show that Romania has one of the worst rates in the European Union for student drop outs, at 18%. In order to aid and induce the rate of studying within the county, the Romanian National Team Authority has printed mathematics equations on the backs of their training Jersey’s. “Football and mathematics are not mutually exclusive,” said Romanian Football Federation’s President Razvan Burleanu. “Through this project, children will learn the basics of football and have an opportunity for the first time in our country – to discover mathematics through an attractive approach.” Photo Credit: Getty Images and … Continue reading Football + Math = Education

2,000 to Celebrate at Easter Picnic

By: Dayo Fasasi Two thousand people set to attend a picnic at Sultan Beach on Monday, March 28th. In celebration of the Easter holiday, Nigerian lawmaker Abayomi Dauda Kako-Are, representing Lagos State’s Mushin Federal Constituency under the Accord Party at the House of Representatives, told the News Agency of Nigeria that this picnic would afford members of his constituency the opportunity to relax in a natural setting devoid of the hustling and bustling of the city center, where he represent. “This had been my culture to take members of my constituency to tourist sites during Easter celebration annually,” stated Abayomi. “I … Continue reading 2,000 to Celebrate at Easter Picnic

Nigeria’s Most Googled Person Is…

By: Dayo Fasasi God is indeed wonderful! A former bread hawker, turned a renowned model, Olajumoke Orisaguna, has been named the most Googled person in Nigeria. In February 2016, Olajumoke, made headlines for the first time after photo-bombing American rapper Tinie Tempah’s photo-shoot in Lagos with Ty Bello.   Orisaguna, now with a modeling contract with “Few Models“, has bagged numerous endorsement and ambassador deals of top companies in the country. The mother of two topped the list of the most Googled person in Nigeria, followed immediately on the list is late music legend David Bowie and YBNL singer, Adekunle … Continue reading Nigeria’s Most Googled Person Is…

Beat FM to Begin Operating in London

By: Dayo Fasasi Beat FM Nigeria took the major step to continue in a pivotal move towards expanding the brand internationally. The Nigeria’s most reputable entertainment radio station has announced plans to begin operations in London under THE BEAT London 103.6 FM beginning March 28th. The official opening and launch of Beat FM London will begin with a reveal party at Love and Liquor Lounge on Kilburn High Street in North West London. According to the Beat FM management – the radio station will be projecting African, Nigerian, British and Caribbean Music. Beat FM, is set to be take over … Continue reading Beat FM to Begin Operating in London

Nigeria to Collaborate with Al Jazeera

By: Dayo Fasasi Federal Government of Nigeria seeks collaboration of Al Jazeera broadcast media organization. In a meeting with the Acting Director-General of Al Jazeera, Mostefa Souag, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, asked the renowned world media organization for collaboration in the area of capacity building for journalists in the public media in Nigeria. Mohammed also added that the collaboration could also include exchange of programs and human resources. All in an effort to restructure the Nigerian Television Authority and other publicly-funded media establishments to enhance their performance. “Our plan is to reposition the public media organizations … Continue reading Nigeria to Collaborate with Al Jazeera

IMSU Student Receives Luxury Car

By: Dayo Fasasi The Imo State University (IMSU) best graduating student awarded a Nigerian made Innoson IVM luxury car. Chigozie, who studied optometry, graduated with a total cumulative grade point of 4.71 and the overall best in the University. For all of his hard work, besides the car, he was awarded N1 million by Imo State Governor, Owelle Okorocha, and automatic employment as a lecturer at the university from the Imo State Government. In conjunction with the other gifts, Chigozie, was also awarded a scholarship to study his master’s program abroad and an additional N1 million by Deacon Chike Okafor, representing Okigwe … Continue reading IMSU Student Receives Luxury Car

Letters of Credence Given in Abuja

By: Dayo Fasasi Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, on  received Letters of Credence from top countries, both neighboring and foreign.   A Letter of Credence is a formal letter, sent by one head of state to another, which formally grants diplomatic accreditation to a named individual to be the sending country’s ambassador in the receiving country. The Letters of Credence are usually presented personally to the receiving head of state by ambassador-designates in a formal ceremony. Buhari, received representatives Paul Lehmann from Australia, Vesselin Blagoer from Bulgaria, Thordur Aegir Oskarsson from Iceland, and Hajiya Afsatu Olayinka Ebiso-Kabba from Sierra-Leone.                                Continue reading Letters of Credence Given in Abuja

Free Income Tax Preparation in Michigan

By: Wazobia Times Staff April 15th will be here before you know it. For all those late birds that still needs to get there taxes done, this story is for you. Tax fees can cost you upwards of $300, more if you have complicated taxes. This is where Accounting Aid Society (AAS) comes in, they will do your taxes for FREE. Yes I said F-R-E-E! Of course there are conditions to free, sorry to get you so excited, maybe I should have told you that up front. FREE for individuals with incomes up to $35,000 FREE for families with incomes … Continue reading Free Income Tax Preparation in Michigan

Delta State Government To Partner With Investors On Hospital Development-Okowa

  Nigeria; Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has disclosed that his administration would partner with investors in the development of a world class hospital to boost medical tourism in the state. Senator Okowa who made this disclosure on Monday  when he received the management team of Group 5 Construction Company, a South African firm led by Mr. Themba Mosai in Asaba said that preliminary meetings were on to explore the possibility of building a world class hospital to boost medical tourism in the state. He noted that the initiative was a laudable one as a lot of money … Continue reading Delta State Government To Partner With Investors On Hospital Development-Okowa