Tag Archives: Nigerians in Diaspora

Ondo-State born Nigerian-American becomes Provost/Vice-Chancellor at Illinois/Urbana-Champagn

September 20, 2012


Nigerian becomes first black VC in American varsity by Segun Olugbile with agency reports, [Nigeria’s] Punch   A United States of America-based Nigerian lecturer, Prof. Ilesanmi Adesida, has become the first black man to be appointed the Provost/Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, United States of America. Born in […]

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Oluseyi Adebola’s defence of Minister Onwuliri’s “Town Hall Meeting”

January 30, 2012


Oluseyi Adebola Says: January 30, 2012 at 11:38 am e I think, I want to disagree with you all here. First and foremost, I am aware that the major logistics that went into the Town Hall meeting in the Maryland Restaurant were done by Nigerians here in the US, NOT by the Nigerian government as many have […]

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Nigerian Embassies and Passport rackets affect citizens in Diaspora – Tola Adenle

August 5, 2011


Difficulty in renewing or obtaining new Nigerian passport by our citizens abroad started several years ago.  In fact, I first learnt of it in the mid-90s.    It is possible it had started earlier but it first came to my notice around 1993 when a young woman in England had problems renewing her passport. Earlier […]

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Two Social Causes for this Blog – Tola Adenle

July 17, 2011


What better day than this day of rest for millions around the world to introduce two Causes that I want to bring to readers of this Blog’s attention:  fighting cancer everywhere and fighting maternal mortality while ensuring  the well-being of new-born babies in a little corner of Nigeria, the country of my birth.  I know […]

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15-year old Nigerian girl picks Harvard among many choices! – saharareporters.com

May 6, 2011


[Saheela Ibrahim had a crowded field of colleges – including top IVY League institutions – to choose from, usually not the type of “problem” faced by high school leavers.  Among those who want her as a student are MIT, Princeton, Columbia and others.  Read her heart-warming story from online Sahara Reporters.  She’s a pride to […]

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