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British-Nigerian Comedian Gina Yashere is Changing the World One Comedic Exercise at a Time
April 9, 2020
Born and raised in London to Nigerian parents, Yashere began her journey into adulthood studying engineering. However, one day while working on elevators, she decided to make a switch. A naturally funny and charismatic young lady, Yashere took to stand up comedy and the rest was history.   ... read more »
Nigeria to Slash Funds For Essential Food Imports While Currency Crisis Looms
August 23, 2019
Hard to imagine a steaming plate of Nigerian joll of rice without the rice. Or without fish. Or wheat. Rice, fish and wheat are Nigeria’s top three food imports but foreign exchange for these staple food imports is about to end by order of President Muhammadu Buhari. ... read more »
High End Urban Clothing Store, ‘GetMeFlyLA’ Brings Affordable Designer Brands to Hollywood
May 9, 2019
In 2017, Nigerian born trendsetter and entrepreneur Akin Asalu, opened a luxury men’s clothing store by the name of GetMeFlyLA. The store which was originally founded in Toronto, Canada by fashion designer Kai, sells menswear that is sure to turn heads on the streets and in the club without breaking the bank. Currently the store’s apparel includes jeans, t-shirts, blazers, jackets, loafers, and everything else needed to complete a classic streetwear look. All clothing and accessories range between $100-800. ... read more »
Nigerian ‘Unsung Hero’ Tapped for Major U.N. Award
October 5, 2017
A lawyer turned property developer in Borno state, Mr. Mustapha also took part in mediating between Boko Haram and the Nigerian government. ... read more »
Nigerian Women Defy ‘Global Gag Rule’ and Opt for Family Planning Services
July 11, 2017
More than 1,000 women have enrolled for the contraceptive program since January, according to the IRC. ... read more »
Surplus Food Found for Local Groups with Novel Nigerian Computer App
March 14, 2017
Surplus Food Found for Local Groups with Novel Nigerian Computer App ... read more »
Until we meet again, I love you Grandpa
October 23, 2014
It was the summer of 2009, I was sitting in my bedroom in Houston, Texas, and extremely nervous and excited about what was about to happen. For the first time in my life, I was minutes away from meeting my grandpa Peter and grandma Grace. Most importantly, I finally got to see my only living grandpa. My parents are originally from Nigeria, so all of my grandparents live back in Edo State, Nigeria. ... read more »
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