Meet the 19-Year-old Nigerian who Graduated with First Class Degree from Rhodes University

A 19-year-old Nigerian, Emmanuela Biye Ikwen, has graduated with a First Class degree in Geology from Rhodes University, South Africa, making academic history. According to report, the teenager hails from Okorshie village, Obudu local government area, Cross River state. We … Continue reading Meet the 19-Year-old Nigerian who Graduated with First Class Degree from Rhodes University

Ex-President Clinton Invites Eight-Year-Old Nigerian Chess Champion, Tanitoluwa

Former US president, Bill Clinton, has invited eight-year-old Nigerian chess champion, Tanitoluwa Adewumi and his parents to his office in Harlem. Quoting a tweet by media personality, Kyle Griffin, Clinton said, “Refugees enrich our nation and talent is universal, even … Continue reading Ex-President Clinton Invites Eight-Year-Old Nigerian Chess Champion, Tanitoluwa

Meet 8-year-old homeless Nigerian refugee that was crowned chess champion in New York

An 8-year-old Nigerian refugee was just crowned a chess champion in New York’s statewide competition. Tanitoluwa Adewumi, who lives in a Manhattan homeless shelter with his family, won the kindergartener through third grade category in New York’s chess championship last … Continue reading Meet 8-year-old homeless Nigerian refugee that was crowned chess champion in New York

Meet Wendy, Nigeria’s NASA Whizz, Who Is First Black Woman To Bag PhD In Aerospace Engineering

Nigeria is known for producing geniuses who almost always break barriers in their several industries. These Nigerians have put the country on the map and in the eye of the global community with their amazing talents. A young Nigerian lady … Continue reading Meet Wendy, Nigeria’s NASA Whizz, Who Is First Black Woman To Bag PhD In Aerospace Engineering

Meet Olugbenga Babatola, First African Mayor of Greenwich Borough, London

In  few  days, an African man will make history as Mayor in the Royal Borough of Greenwich, South-East London. In 2015, Olugbenga Babatola, a Nigerian born British citizen, first made history when he was elected the first African deputy mayor in that same town serving under the current Mayor, Norman Adams. The year before that in 2014, Babatola, was elected councillor in the Thamesmead Moorings Ward, known to be dominated by Africans. Now in 2016, Babatola is making history again by being the first African to be elected Mayor of Greenwich. John Fahy, a Labour Party Chieftain, who has been a … Continue reading Meet Olugbenga Babatola, First African Mayor of Greenwich Borough, London

A Diamond Life: Meet the Only African Female in the Diamond Business

By: Dayo Fasasi Thelma West, a Nigerian woman that stands out among numerous others by venturing into a male-dominated sector with few Africans, barring its availability.   First in her family to work in diamonds and presently the only known female in the trade from Africa, West, was raised in a Jewish family in a country where Jews number fewer than 50,000 out of a population of around 180 million. “I wanted to become an engineer because, at that time, in Nigeria you had to choose a solid career such as doctor, lawyer, or engineer.” But, as the saying goes, … Continue reading A Diamond Life: Meet the Only African Female in the Diamond Business