Category: Proudly Nigerian

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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 [...]
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 [...]
Biden appoints Nigerian lawyer, Enoh Titilayo, USTDA acting director

Biden appoints Nigerian lawyer, Enoh Titilayo, USTDA acting director

US President, Joe Biden has appointed a Nigerian-born lawyer, Enoh Titilayo Ebong, as the acting director of the US Trade and Development Agency [...]
‘I made my momma so proud,’ – says UNIZIK medical graduate who bagged 12 awards at induction

‘I made my momma so proud,’ – says UNIZIK medical graduate who bagged 12 awards at induction

A young lady, Winifred Ugochinyere Hyacinth, has rekindled hope that some youths take education very seriously. Winifred who is a medical graduate [...]
Biden appoints Nigerian-born Funmi Badejo as White House counsel

Biden appoints Nigerian-born Funmi Badejo as White House counsel

US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-born Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo into his cabinet. Biden had announced the appointment of Badejo, a [...]
Biden names Nigerian, Okolo as member Covid-19 response team

Biden names Nigerian, Okolo as member Covid-19 response team

President-elect Joe Biden has announced the names of the people who will lead the COVID-19 Response Team and one of the members of the team is a Niger [...]
Forbes names Okonjo-Iweala Africa Africa person of the year

Forbes names Okonjo-Iweala Africa Africa person of the year

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been named the Forbes Africa Person of the Year for 2020. Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s first female minister of finance a [...]
Former roadside food Vendor creates device that detects Covid-19, cancer cells

Former roadside food Vendor creates device that detects Covid-19, cancer cells

A Nigerian neuroscientist and start-up founder has created a device that can be used to detect Covid-19, the smell of explosives and even cancer cells [...]
Biden taps Wally Adeyemo as deputy Treasury Secretary

Biden taps Wally Adeyemo as deputy Treasury Secretary

US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday formally tapped Nigerian-born Wally Adeyemo, a former deputy national security advisor and current president of [...]
Aisha Yesufu Makes BBC’s List Of 100 Most Influential Women In The World

Aisha Yesufu Makes BBC’s List Of 100 Most Influential Women In The World

The British Broadcasting Corporation has announced Nigerian activist and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Aisha Yesufu, as one of its [...]
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