Category: Proudly Nigerian

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Nigerian chess child-whiz, Tani raises $100,000 in 48 hours

Nigerian chess child-whiz, Tani raises $100,000 in 48 hours

Tani Adewumi, the eight-year-old Nigerian chess whizz who is now an internet sensation for winning his category at the New York State chess championsh [...]
IWD2019: Former BBNaija housemate, Antolecky, pays tribute to outstanding Nigerian women

IWD2019: Former BBNaija housemate, Antolecky, pays tribute to outstanding Nigerian women

In celebration of the International Women’s Day with the theme, Balance for Better, a former housemate of the Big Brother Naija reality show, Munirat [...]
Meet Nigeria’s first female pilot to fly with Qatar airways, Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo    

Meet Nigeria’s first female pilot to fly with Qatar airways, Adeola Ogunmola Sowemimo    

Nigerians, especially the women folks have shown and proven that they are capable of remarkable feats in different spheres of life and constantly brea [...]
Aliko Dangote is now 64th on list of world’s richest men

Aliko Dangote is now 64th on list of world’s richest men

Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, has emerged the 64th richest person in the world with an estimated $16.6 billion, as against his previous r [...]
Chinonye Chukwu becomes first black woman to win at Sundance film festival

Chinonye Chukwu becomes first black woman to win at Sundance film festival

Chinonye Chukwu, a Nigerian-American filmmaker, clinched the Grand Jury Prize at the 2019 Sundance film festival and by so doing, became the first bla [...]
Surgeons perform first brain surgery in Kano State

Surgeons perform first brain surgery in Kano State

Kano State witnessed an epoch-making history and a medical breakthrough, when five neurosurgeons within 48 hours performed the first brain surgery in [...]
Akinwunmi Adesina breaks record, becomes first African to win $1m Sunhak Peace prize

Akinwunmi Adesina breaks record, becomes first African to win $1m Sunhak Peace prize

Former minister of agriculture and now president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has become the first African to win the $1m Sunhak Peace Priz [...]
Eight Nigerians including Ovia, Abijako make 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 list

Eight Nigerians including Ovia, Abijako make 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 list

Eight Nigerians including Adegoke Olubusi, Tito Ovia and Dimeji Sofowora and five others have been listed, among other global influencers, in the 2019 [...]
Nigeria to the world: Hauwa Ojeifo wins first MTV EMA Generation Change Award

Nigeria to the world: Hauwa Ojeifo wins first MTV EMA Generation Change Award

Hauwa Ojeifo, a Nigerian mental health activist, has won the first-ever MTV EMA Generation Change Award which took place on Sunday at the Bilbao Exhib [...]
Nigerian, Adekunle Silas becomes world’s highest paid robotics engineer

Nigerian, Adekunle Silas becomes world’s highest paid robotics engineer

At a time when Nigeria is trying to catch up with the technological advancement of developed nations, one of her own, 26-year-old Adekunle Silas, is t [...]
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