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USA: On tap with Obiageri Amaechi, track and field’s newest throwing star – Samantha Shapiro

December 11, 2017

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     Obiageri Amaechi, Princeton  Top track Athlete, Freshman.   First-year Obiageri Amaechi joins the track and field team as one of the nation’s most coveted recruits. Her personal best discus throw (177 ft) ranks fourth amongst the Class of 2021. Amaechi is also a force to be reckoned with for shot put, where she […]

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For third year in a row, Ifeoma White-Thorpe, gets another Nigerian-American on thin list of students admitted to all 8 Ivy League Schools – Tola Adenle

April 7, 2017

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Ifeoma White-Thorpe, Nigerian-American teenager among the few kids across the USA who got admitted to ALL 8 Ivy League colleges in 2017 [CBS picture] “I got into Harvard Early Action, so I was like I’ll just go there. And then I got into all the others and now I don’t know where I want to go.” […]

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Ghanaian blazes trail as first female black neurosurgeon resident at Johns Hopkins

March 23, 2017

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Johns Hopkins has first black female neurosurgeon resident – CNN/Alexandra Larkin Nancy Abu-Bonsrah and her husband, Kwabena Yamoah, celebrate her match with Johns Hopkins Hospital for a neurosurgical residency. (CNN)In the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s neurosurgical department has accepted residents, there has never been a black woman in the ranks. Now, […]

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Justice served in Mariam Shade Adebayọ’s gruesome murder at an American parking lot – Tola Adenle

October 22, 2016

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It won’t be in-and-out from prison to commit another murder as is common in America for this former high school educated sex offender former boyfriend – unknown to the murdered University of Maryland graduate vivacious young Shade Adebayo – as he gets life without parole for the premeditated murder of his ex-girlfriend. He did not […]

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Nigeria’s [Yoruba] Oyo State to collaborate with Brazil & CBAAC to promote Yoruba Culture – The Nation/Bisi Oladele

October 15, 2016

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The Oyo State Government has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the Brazilian Government and Centre for Black African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC) to promote the cultural heritage of the state and the country as a whole. The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun, disclosed this during his working visit to the […]

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No ifs, no buts, Gandhi’s Legon statue goes down in protests about Mahatma’s racism – Tola Adenle

October 11, 2016

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Ghana removes statue of ‘racist’ Mahatma Gandhi – International Business Times By Priyanka Mogul   Thanks to visitors of this blog who participated in the move for signatures through a change.org drive to have a statue of Indian icon and world-respected Mahatma Gandhi at the University of Ghana, Legon – popularly referred to in Nigeria as “Legon” – […]

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Namibia Holocaust: “recognition” and “sorry” not enough, Germany! – Tola Adenle

July 18, 2016

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Germany to recognise Herero genocide and apologise to Namibia – telegraph.co.uk   I did not plan this post. It just came after the one on the British in India by happenstance. Planned or not, it now forms a continuation of a worse variation of the usual put-downs and soul-destruction of regular colonization, one that saw Germany’s […]

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HIM, The Ọọni, Ọba (Dr.) Adeyẹye Ẹnitan Ogunwusi – a King to be proud of – Tola Adenle

June 28, 2016

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His Imperial Majesty Kabiyesi Ọọni  Ọ̀jàjà II and  Olorì Wuraọla Otiti Ogunwusi Credit:   Washington, D.C. 2016, Biodun Ogunmola.   It is very reassuring to see and learn of how the new Ọọni, Ọjàjà II, is conducting himself which has thereby raised the bar for the way Yoruba rulers should conduct themselves in public not only in Nigeria […]

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43 of 96 Doctor of Pharm. Howard U. 2016 class are Nigerians – Lai Opawoye

May 10, 2016

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News fed to the world by Western media always portray a country filled with criminals even though the scams that are now common around the world, are known by hundreds of millions by the internet, show Nigeria as breeding, perhaps, no more than “civilized” and “uncivilized” countries. While scams perpetrated by “Nigerians” are real and […]

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Late Professor Joel Adedeji’s Christ Foundation marks 23rd Anniversary – Tola Adenle

April 23, 2016

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Late Professor Joel Adeyinka Adedeji of the Department of Theater Arts at the University of Ibadan founded The Christ Foundation in 1992 with the goal of providing WHOLENESS IN BROKENNESS to physically-challenged persons for Christ and society. Professor Adedeji would join the Saints Triumphant in 2002, ten years after starting the non-governmental organization but not before laying […]

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