Category: Proudly Nigerian

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‘My mum, a barometer of what people in public service are capable of,’ Late Dora Akunyili’s son pays tribute to her at 10th memorial

‘My mum, a barometer of what people in public service are capable of,’ Late Dora Akunyili’s son pays tribute to her at 10th memorial

Obumneme, son of Dora Akunyili, the late former director-general, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says his mo [...]
Oluwami Ogunbi becomes first black female Engineer with Ph.D. robotics while Rose-Margaret Ekeng-Itua becomes first black woman in the world to obtain a Ph.D. in Cybernetics

Oluwami Ogunbi becomes first black female Engineer with Ph.D. robotics while Rose-Margaret Ekeng-Itua becomes first black woman in the world to obtain a Ph.D. in Cybernetics

Oluwami Dosunmu-Ogunbi, a Nigerian, has made history as the first black woman to earn aΒ Ph.D. in U-M RoboticsΒ at the University of Michigan. Her re [...]
Covenant beats UI, FUTA to retain Nigeria’s best varsity spot

Covenant beats UI, FUTA to retain Nigeria’s best varsity spot

Covenant University has been ranked above the University of Ibadan and the Federal University of Technology, Akure, as the best university in Nigeria [...]
Stephanie Linus makes history as first black recipient of Lennox K Black Prize For Excellence In Medicine

Stephanie Linus makes history as first black recipient of Lennox K Black Prize For Excellence In Medicine

Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Stephanie Linus has made history as the first black recipient of the Lennox K. Black Prize For Excellence in Medicine [...]
Nigerian female engineer, Kemisola Bolarinwa invents smart bra to detect breast cancer

Nigerian female engineer, Kemisola Bolarinwa invents smart bra to detect breast cancer

A Nigerian robotics and embedded systems engineer, Kemisola Bolarinwa has introduced an invention, a smart bra designed to detect early-stage breast c [...]
Femi Otedola joins Dangote, Adenuga and Abdulsamad Rabiu on Forbes 2024 billionaires’ list

Femi Otedola joins Dangote, Adenuga and Abdulsamad Rabiu on Forbes 2024 billionaires’ list

Femi Otedola, chairman of Geregu Power, has been ranked the 20th richest person in Africa by Forbes. The publication listed Otedola with a fortune of [...]
University of Kiagali appoints Nigerian, Ogechi Adeola as deputy vice chancellor

University of Kiagali appoints Nigerian, Ogechi Adeola as deputy vice chancellor

The Governing Body of the University of Kigali (UoK) has appointed Prof. Ogechi Adeola, a Professor of Marketing, as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Acad [...]
Nigeeian doctor performs Nigeria’s first minimally invasive heart surgery

Nigeeian doctor performs Nigeria’s first minimally invasive heart surgery

Tristate healthcare systems, a private hospital in Lagos, has performed Nigeria’s first minimally invasive heart surgery. Minimally invasive heart su [...]
Shola Akinlade, Nigerian software engineer, buys Danish football club

Shola Akinlade, Nigerian software engineer, buys Danish football club

Nigerian software engineer and co-founder of Paystack, Shola Akinlade, has purchased Danish second division club,Β Aarhus Fremad. The 38-year-old bo [...]
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