Reps Diaspora C’ttee congratulates Nigerian-Americans Elected into US Academy of Engineers

Member representing Oluyole Federal Constituency, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has congratulated two Nigerian-Americans, Oyekunle Olukotun and Oluwole Soboyejo, who have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in the United States. Speaking through her Special Assistant on Media, Olamilekan Olusada, the House of Representatives member expressed delight on the elections, noted that the feat was another good sign that Nigerians in Diaspora are recognized in their various fields. Akande-Sadipe, who chaired the House Committee on Diaspora praised the Nigerian-Americans for their forthrightness in their chosen career, Engineering, added…

Dabiri-Erewa lauds Abia Govt over state Diaspora commission

 Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has commended Abia State for being the first state in Nigeria to have its own Diaspora Commission. In a statement in Abuja by the Head of Media and Public Relations of NIDCOM, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, the NIDCOM boss said Abians have made history with the passage of the bill by the Abia state House of Assembly.. Dabiri-Erewa expressed her appreciation to the Abia Parliamentarians as well as the Diaspora friendly Governor of the state, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu. She equally thanked Dr (Mrs)…

DIASPORA INVESTMENT: NIDCOM partners NIPC 

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has emphasised the need for collaboration with the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) on Diaspora Investment incentives for National Development . The NiDCOM boss disclosed this at a strategic meeting with the Executive Secretary (ES) Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission  (NIPC), Ms Yewande Sadiku in Abuja. Dabiri-Erewa implored NIPC to link their IGuide Nigeria Website with NiDCOM to guide investors on potential investment portfolios domiciled in various States across the Country. She disclosed that the Commission was launching her mobile Application to…

NiDCOM, WIMBIZ reiterate commitment to women development

The need to engage more women in public and private sectors through mentoring, capacity building, Gender equity,  collaborations and conferences, dominated discussions when a delegation of Women in Business, Management and Public Service(WIMBIZ) led by the Executive Director Hansatu Adegbite met with Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission in Abuja. Hon Dabiri-Erewa expressed her strong belief in Women supporting each other. According to her, ” we have too many qualified women across all sectors fit for leadership.Therefore, by mentoring other Women, we are helping ourselves”. She urged women…

2023: Obasanjo drums support for Yahaya Bello

As the call for Nigerian youths to get involved in the 2023 presidential and other elections intensified, Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former president Olusegun Obasanjo has added his voice to the relentless calls on Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi to vie for the office of the Nigeria’s President come 2023 as timely.   Olujonwo who described Bello as a beacon of hope urged the Governor to step up his aspirations in order to create leadership space for the youths. Obasanjo made the statement while paying courtesy call on the Governor…

What else do we want? power to pioneer or to establish A Nupe language school? or, Is it the fame, money, or what more?

Thanks everyone for wishing us well. May God bless you for the trust you have in us, Amin. We are Nupe students of philosophy (hon). Every good child of African literature would wishes to be like Chinua Achebe and Wale Soyinka the gods of African literature. I am sure that some of us will never be left out in this trend. We pushed to get to this level to the extent of bagging a Professorship Award for our native; Nupe. The achievement could be unclear but even the Almighty God…

Drama as 3-year old boy appears on Peace Corps uniform at school’s career day

A 3-year old boy, Master Emmanuel Itodo, on Thursday, caused a stir in his school, as teachers and other pupils throng out to admire his Peace Corps uniform which he wore to school on career day.   Master Itodo is a Nursery one Pupil of King’s Crown International Academy, Abuja.   While other children wore various attires to represent their respective choice of careers, Master Itodo decided to wear a complete combat uniform and kits of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, an agency which Bill is currently before the National…

HONOURARY PROFESSORSHIP : ILLEC ,Nupe Language family felicitates Adamu Idris Manarakis

The Nupe Language family has congratulated the Director,Nupe Language School,Adamu Idris Manarakis on the Honourary Professorial Award conferred on him by Smart International Academy,United Stare of America. Read the statement in full : Adamu Idris Manarakis’ journey started like that of a small scale business trader. After his JSS Certificate, he took Building Technology Education as his field of interest in his Senior Secondary School, his NCE program, and his First Degree program. He ventured to writing and teaching in Nupe Language in 2012. He has grown from writing the…

2023 : Even as Igbo Woman, GYB is My Choice for President. By Ngozi Preciliar

One of the numerous problems why this nation is moving in cycles is because leadership don’t really change hands.   It’s either the old politicians keep coming back, or their children, nephews, cousins and uncles who are also old in age, to fill different positions of authority.   This is the reason you see them doing the same thing over and over again expecting to see different results. This is the definition of madness! Madness is doing something same way and expecting a different result!!   A few individuals outside…

Friday Sermon : Some Mistakes To Avoid In The Month Of Ramadan By Imam Murtadha Gusau

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful All praise is due to Allah, the Lord of all creation. May the salutations of Allah, His peace and blessings be upon our beloved Prophet, Muhammad, his family, his companions and his true followers until the Last Day – then to proceed: Dear brothers and sisters, without any doubt, Ramadan is one of the noblest months in Islamic year. It is the month where Muslims change their regular routine, turn towards prayers seeking of forgiveness, and seek the blessings…