Archive for Life Abroad

Canada @ 150: Lessons For Nigerian Youth – By Chido Onumah

Canada-Nigeria-flag On July 1, 2017, Canada, the world’s second largest country after Russia, will be 150 years old. There is a year-long celebration of this milestone for a nation that prides itself on being one of the Read more [...]

Trump, The Tragic Case Of Bridget Agbahime And The Death Of A Nation By Chido Onumah

Chido Onumah Two weeks ago, while the world faced the frightening prospect of a Trump presidency in the US, an equally tragic event took place thousands of kilometres away in Nigeria. Except that in the case of Nigeria, Read more [...]

Nigerian Communications Commission – Who Increased International Calls to Nigeria By 600%? – By Paul Omoruyi

boss-revolution One way Nigerians in the diaspora stay in touch with family and friends at home is by making frequent phones calls. Some years ago, it cost a fortune for Nigerians to make phone calls from the United States Read more [...]

United African Soccer Club Constitution

United African Soccer Club Constitution Adopted July 16th, 2016 PREAMBLE The purpose of the United Africa Soccer Club is to provide the opportunity for Africans and Non-African living in the Dallas Read more [...]

Nigerian Forensic Pathologist Making Waves In The US And Hollywood

Bennet-Omalu At first glance, Dr. Bennet Omalu seems an unlikely subject for a major studio movie. A Nigerian-born forensic pathologist, Omalu worked for years in quiet obscurity, performing autopsies at the Allegheny Read more [...]

Nigerian charged in sophisticated email scam is in custody in Dallas

Amechi-Colvis A Nigerian man living in the U.S. on a student visa faces federal wire fraud charges in connection with a sophisticated email phishing scam targeting businesses. Amechi Colvis Amuegbunam, 28, of Lagos, Read more [...]

The Rising Tribal Sentiments among Nigerians in the Diaspora – By Paul Omoruyi

Nigeria-US-Flag It is disconcerting to see that Nigerians in the diaspora are beginning to segregate themselves more and more along tribal lines. “There was a time when running into fellow Nigerians in the United Read more [...]

Africans and the Slave Mind, By Alexander Ezike

slaves_in_chains Once upon a time, the ‘Whities’ came to Africa in search of silver and gold, diamonds and ivory, palm fruits and crude oil, the sovereign properties of the ‘Blackies’. The Blackies – the timid Read more [...]

Only In America: American Kid Who Sued Parents Returnes Home

Rachel-Cunning The New Jersey honor student who sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home has reunited with her parents. The Star-Ledger of Newark reports that the lawyer representing Read more [...]

Press Release:Workshop On Women’s Empowerment At The UN Plaza

Africa-to-America From March 6 to 8, 2014 the Workshop on Women’s Empowerment will hold at the United Nations Headquarters, UN Plaza, New York, USA. This program is held in celebration of the International Women’s Day Read more [...]

Chietel Ejiofor: Success Has Only One Father! Britain Or Nigeria

12-Years-A-Slave By Rufus K. Oteniya - The British Press calls him British but Nigerians want his Nigerian root to be acknowledged or perhaps be called a Nigerian outrightly. It is unbritish to share a glorious moment! The Read more [...]

Son Killed His Nigerian Mother In Baltimore, Maryland

Isaac Anya Ojiabo The 20-year-old Forest Hill man accused of stabbing his mother to death in Forest Hill was apprehended early Thursday morning, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. Isaac Anya Ojiabo Jr. was taken Read more [...]