Tag: Nigeria

African Billionaire Launches $100 Million Dollar Program for Black Entrepreneurs

African Billionaire Launches $100 Million Dollar Program for Black Entrepreneurs

| December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tony Elumelu, a Nigerian billionaire and philanthropist, has designed an entrepreneurship program that will disburse 0 million dollars in financial assistance to African and African-American entrepreneurs throughout the U.S and Africa. Who is this guy? You may have never heard of him, but he’s the founder and chairman of Heirs Holdings, UBA Group Plc, Seadrill […]

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Nigerian Entrepreneur bringing Queens of Africa dolls to the US

Nigerian Entrepreneur bringing Queens of Africa dolls to the US

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Nigerian business owner is looking to bring his Black doll line to the United States. Taofick Okoya’s country faces an economic crisis, as sales of the successful brand Queens of Africa and its offshoot, Naija Princess, have not picked back up after Christmas. The creator of the successful brands – which sold between 6,000 and […]

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Oldest person with Sickle Cell celebrates 90th birthday

Oldest person with Sickle Cell celebrates 90th birthday

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

At 90, Asiata Onikoyi-Laguda is believed to be the oldest person with sickle cell disease in the world. She was born in November 1925, the same year as Margaret Thatcher, first female British prime minister and Malcolm X, the African American civil rights activist. At that time, the average life expectancy of children born with sickle cell […]

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Women and girls’ protection after Boko Haram

Women and girls’ protection after Boko Haram

| April 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

ABUJA, 22 APRIL 2016 – The Wellbeing Foundation Africa has shared insights with the leading global development platform, DEVEX. When working with women and girls from post-Boko Haram captivity, the Foundation, as part of a local network of organizations working for improved protection of women and girls, called for “an individual-based intervention,”. The article, published […]

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Toyin Saraki decorated by Rotary International

Toyin Saraki decorated by Rotary International

| March 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Toyin Saraki decorated by Rotary International, tasks Rotary on Maternal & Child Health Published 11 March 2016, 09:30 UK In acknowledgment of her humanitarian efforts both in Nigeria and globally, Rotary International has decorated and welcomed into the Rotary family, the Founder/President of The Wellbeing Foundation Africa and Wife of Nigeria’s Senate President – Her […]

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2nd Screen Nation Digital is Media Awards 2015

2nd Screen Nation Digital is Media Awards 2015

| December 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2ND SCREEN NATION DIGITAL-iS MEDIA AWARDS sponsored by The May Fair Hotel (@TheMayFairHotel) and supported by returning partners Scene TV (@Scene_TV) and AfricaX5 (@AfricaX5) and new Communications Partner for 2015 Modern Communications (@ModernCommsUK), returns again to showcase the best online work made by black British and international digital media creatives working across short film, […]

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Oil Magnate to speak at Ugandan UK Convention

Oil Magnate to speak at Ugandan UK Convention

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

London, 22 June 2015: It is my absolute pleasure and delight to welcome His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe, a businessman, philanthropist and social activist, who will be joining us from Nigeria at the 5th Uganda-UK investment Convention in his bid to promote sustainable growth through improved intra-African trade. Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe is […]

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A changing tide in Nigeria’s fortunes?

A changing tide in Nigeria’s fortunes?

| April 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

World news. March 31st was a great day for democracy in Nigeria.   It was also a great day for the 53-member Commonwealth of Nations.  On that day, the electorate of Nigeria democratically changed their President through the power of their vote, and the government in office, under Goodluck Jonathan allowed it to happen. Democracy and […]

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New African Black dolls outselling Barbie in Nigeria

New African Black dolls outselling Barbie in Nigeria

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

A man who couldn’t find a black doll in the shops as a gift for his niece decided to take matters into his own hands. In 2007, Taofick Okoya, 43, created his own doll that Nigerian girls could identify with by recreating their skin colour and style – and it is now so successful that […]

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Nigerian pastor kisses spinsters’ backside to bless them

Nigerian pastor kisses spinsters’ backside to bless them

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Africa news. The world is truly coming to an end..It has been revealed that the pastor in this picture asked his female members who are spinsters to a beach where they were asked to undress and were kissed on their ass as a sign for them to receive their prospective husbands which they quickly agreed […]

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