Tag: Nigerians in Diaspora

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 5, 2017

‘Argument over Biafra leads to the death of a Nigerian in India’

An argument, among Nigerians, over whether Biafra should be or not, led to the death of N. Chigozie, who was ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Any aid to Nigerians caught in Hurricane Harvey?

by Alexander O. Onukwe With about 44,000 persons, Texas has the largest Nigerian population of any state in the United ...

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Rachel OgbuAugust 3, 2017

“Stay encouraged and have faith” | Kemi Ogunsanwo, founder of African-inspired stationery brand, Gazelle London tells young entrepreneurs

At seven, Kemi Ogunsanwo received her first journal – a battered, faux leather empty book, but she felt a surge ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 29, 2017

Samuel Remi-Akinwale, 17, gradually becoming the political voice of British youth

17-year-old Nigerian-British advocate Samuel Remi-Akinwale has been campaigning in the United Kingdom calling for life skill subjects to be taught in ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 29, 2017

Funke Abimbola listed as the most influential black lawyer in Britain

by Rachel Ogbu// Funke Abimbola is a Nigerian-British Lawyer, TEDx Speaker, TV contributor, Diversity Leader, Patron, Board member and proud ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 29, 2017

How Daps went from being bounced at the BET Awards to receiving 2 BET nominations

by Rachel Ogbu// It’s a wonderful ‘grass to grace’ story for Nigerian-British video director Oladapo Fagbenle better known as Daps who told ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 28, 2017

Nigerian-British actor, Richard Ayoade is the new host of British game show, The Crystal Maze

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian-British actor-comedian, Richard Ayoade is the new host of The Crystal Maze, British TV game show which shows ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 24, 2017

Nigerian-British, Stephen Amos is one of the UK’s most respected comedians

by Rachel Ogbu// Stephen Amos is one of Britain’s most respected comedians born to Nigerian parents in the 1960s. He ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 22, 2017

“Giving up is not an option” | Nigerian-British PR executive, Ronke Lawal advises young entrepreneurs

Ronke Lawal is the Founder of UK based Ariatu PR, a PR company that works with a variety of entrepreneurs from ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 22, 2017

South African communities withdraw quit notice to Nigerians

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Thursday that one of the communities that gave Nigerians quit order had withdrawn ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 22, 2017

Meet Irene Agbontaen, creator of London-based fashion label, Taller Than Your Average

Irene Agbontaen is a London-based fashion stylist who created Taller Than Your Average (TTYA) London: an apparel brand offering accessible, ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 21, 2017

Tinie Tempah urges students to stay in school

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian-British rapper and entrepreneur Tinie Tempah has been inspiring students at his former school- St Francis Xavier (SFX) ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 19, 2017

Double bass player, Chi-chi Nwanoku appointed OBE in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours

Nigerian- British double bass player Chi-chi Nwanoku just been appointed OBE in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours, this adds to her other ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 19, 2017

Reni Eddo-Lodge shares her racism struggle in new book, “Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race”

Reni Eddo-Lodge, Nigerian-British journalist focused on feminism and exposing structural racism speaks on her new book; Why I’m No Longer Talking ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 19, 2017

Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire

In 2016, Nigerian-British Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp was one of almost 300 British actors, musicians, writers and artists that signed a ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 19, 2017

Sade Adu appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Sade Adu, born Helen Folasade Adu was on June 10, appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 17, 2017

Say hello to EastEnders actress Bunmi Mojekwu

by Rachel Ogbu// EastEnders is one of the longest-running British soap operas showing on BBC One since 1985. Nigerian-British actress Bunmi Mojekwu joined ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 16, 2017

Anthony Joshua could start earning more than Floyd Mayweather

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua seems to be the most humble heavyweight champion today. Since knocking out Wladimir Klitschko ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 15, 2017

Nigerian-British Hannah Agboola sparks race argument on Big Brother UK

by Rachel Ogbu// There is trouble in the Big Brother UK House – but when is there not? This time ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 14, 2017

Nigerian-British Conservative MP Kemi Badenoch speaks about the threats she receives

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian-British Kemi Badenoch has been speaking openly about the threats she receives as a public servant. The ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 13, 2017

Dele Aro, founder of Amacoast Cinema UK speaks on the need to tell African stories across the world

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian-British Dele Aro is the founder of Amacoast Cinema, an experimental cinema company focused on Black film in ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 13, 2017

Who is Chi Onwurah? The Nigerian, re-elected Labour MP of Newcastle

by Rachel Ogbu// Chi Onwurah, the re-elected Labour MP of Newcastle has been speaking about how her party would change the ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 13, 2017

Nigerian doctor, Anthony Madu jailed for 2 years in the UK for NHS fraud

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerian-British Gynaecologist, Dr. Anthony Madu has been jailed for two years and stripped of his license for ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 13, 2017

The who, when and where of Folarin Alakija’s wedding to his new bride, Nazi

by Rachel Ogbu Elections and Brexit aside, the UK can’t get enough of the £5 million wedding between son of ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 12, 2017

Kate Osamor, daughter of Nigerian political activist re-elected into the UK Parliament

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerian-British Kate Osamor born to a political activist mother who was a member of the Black Sections ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 9, 2017

Chika Russell introduces her food retailing business to airlines

by Rachel Ogbu// In 2015, Nigerian-British Chika Russell made headlines across the UK for not just impressing the five judges ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 9, 2017

Meet Ore Oduba, the Nigerian-British broadcaster who hosted Ariana Grande’s #OneLoveManchester concert

by Rachel Ogbu// Nigerian-British TV personality Ore Oduba made an appearance with his wife TV researcher, Portia Oduba at the ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 8, 2017

Nigerian-British comedian, Andy Osho turns Supershopper

by Rachel Ogbu// Since last year, February 1, 2016, to be precise, Nigerian-British comedian and actress Andy Osho has been ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 6, 2017

Middleweight champion Anthony Ogogo returns to the ring this October

by Rachel Ogbu British-Nigerian middleweight boxer, Anthony Ogogo is making plans to stage a comeback to boxing this October. Hoping ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 6, 2017

Dele Alli gradually becoming a football star

by Rachel Ogbu Dele Alli is fast becoming one of the hottest commodities in world football.  In the 2016-2017 football season, the ...

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