Category: Proudly Nigerian

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Two Nigerians, Njideka Crosby, Oluwaseun Osowobi make 2019 ‘TIME 100 Next’ list

Two Nigerians, Njideka Crosby, Oluwaseun Osowobi make 2019 ‘TIME 100 Next’ list

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, one of the daughters of late Dora Akunyili, a professor and former director-general of the National Agency for Food and Drug [...]
12-year-old Chika Ofili discovers new mathematical formula

12-year-old Chika Ofili discovers new mathematical formula

A 12-year-old Nigerian boy based in the United Kingdom, Chika Ofili has been presented with a Special Recognition Award for making a discovery in Math [...]
Nigerian, Uduak-Joe Ntuk appointed oil and gas supervisor in California

Nigerian, Uduak-Joe Ntuk appointed oil and gas supervisor in California

Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has appointed a Nigerian, Uduak-Joe Ntuk, as the State Oil and Gas Supervisor, responsible for managing the Divi [...]
Digital entrepreneur, Nneka Abulokwe receives OBE award from Queen Elizabeth II

Digital entrepreneur, Nneka Abulokwe receives OBE award from Queen Elizabeth II

Digital governance and tech entrepreneur Dr Nneka Abulokwe has been awarded the distinction of Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her [...]
Queen Elizabeth appoints Nigerian, Ugbana Oyet, House of Common Serjeant at Arms

Queen Elizabeth appoints Nigerian, Ugbana Oyet, House of Common Serjeant at Arms

Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet, has been appointed by Queen Elizabeth II as the UK House of Common Serjeant at Arms. The appointment was announced by th [...]
Chimamanda Adichie, only woman in Most Influential Africans’ List

Chimamanda Adichie, only woman in Most Influential Africans’ List

Multiple award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans by the Africa Report. She i [...]
Meet US based neurosurgeon, Olawale Sulaiman who performs surgery in Nigeria sometimes for free

Meet US based neurosurgeon, Olawale Sulaiman who performs surgery in Nigeria sometimes for free

Dr. Olawale Sulaiman, is a professor of neurosurgery and spinal surgery and chairman for the neurosurgery department and back and spine center at Ochs [...]
Nigerian hyper realism artist, Kareem Waris wins international award

Nigerian hyper realism artist, Kareem Waris wins international award

Nigeria’s youngest hyper-realism artist, Kareem Waris Olamilekan has emerged winner of the Taiwan’s Chou Ta-Kuan Cultural and Educational Foundation 2 [...]
Reps recommend Air Peace CEO, Allen Onyema for national award

Reps recommend Air Peace CEO, Allen Onyema for national award

The house of representatives has recommended Allen Onyema, chief executive officer (CEO) of Air Peace Airlines, for national honour for evacuating Nig [...]
Nigerian, Zulfat Suara becomes first Muslim to be elected to Nashville Metro Council

Nigerian, Zulfat Suara becomes first Muslim to be elected to Nashville Metro Council

A Nigerian, Zulfat Suara has made history as she became the first Muslim to be elected to Nashville’s Metro Council. Suara was elected to fill one of [...]
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