Category: Spotlight

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Biden appoints Nigerian as Director Global Health Resources

Biden appoints Nigerian as Director Global Health Resources

United States President Joe Biden has again given another senior appointment to a Nigerian, Mrs. Adesuwa Ogiamien-Adesotoye in his administration. [...]
Nigerian-American, Akunna Cook sworn in as US deputy assistant secretary of state

Nigerian-American, Akunna Cook sworn in as US deputy assistant secretary of state

A Nigerian-American of Igbo origin, Ms. Akunna Cook, has been sworn-in as deputy assistant secretary of state for African affairs. Akunna, a season [...]
Okonjo-Iweala’s sister, Udochi emerges family physician of the year in US

Okonjo-Iweala’s sister, Udochi emerges family physician of the year in US

First it was the announcement of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the first African and female Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO),  which th [...]
Nigerian professor, Julia Oparah named University of San Francisco’s provost

Nigerian professor, Julia Oparah named University of San Francisco’s provost

The University of San Francisco in the United States has appointed Professor Julia Oparah as its provost as well as the vice president of academic aff [...]
Trust me, something fishy is going on by Dele Momodu

Trust me, something fishy is going on by Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians let me start by saying that I hate conspiracy theories generally. The reason is simple. They are like superstitions. They are not c [...]
Davido, Flutter Wave co-founder and three other Nigerians make TIME100 Next list

Davido, Flutter Wave co-founder and three other Nigerians make TIME100 Next list

Award winning Nigerian singer, Davido has secured a spot on TIME100 Next list. Grabbing a spotlight on the exclusive list alongside him are four other [...]
Dangote Foundation disburses N3.9b to women, youths in 11 Nigerian states

Dangote Foundation disburses N3.9b to women, youths in 11 Nigerian states

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has so far disbursed the sum of N3.924 billion to 392,490 women and youths across Kano, Jigawa, Kogi, Adamawa, Borno, Y [...]
Zulum gifts Yoruba doctor N13.9m, SUV for staying in Monguno despite Boko Haram attacks

Zulum gifts Yoruba doctor N13.9m, SUV for staying in Monguno despite Boko Haram attacks

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State has approved the payment of N13.9 million and a car gift to a 65-year old medical doctor from Ogun State. [...]
COVID-19: CACOVID to buy vaccines through FG, plans on distribution   

COVID-19: CACOVID to buy vaccines through FG, plans on distribution  

The private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has clarified that only the Federal Government, through the National Primary Healthcar [...]
Dangote commences feeding of 1m malnourished children

Dangote commences feeding of 1m malnourished children

To complement and boost government efforts in tackling the issue of malnutrition in Nigeria, the Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has initiated proc [...]
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