Category: United Kingdom

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Rachel OgbuMay 25, 2017

Celmira Amade builds vegan beauty wonder product in the UK To revolutionise skincare For Melanin-rich skin

by Rachel Ogbu// When Celmira Amade came to study International Business at Royal Holloway University of London in 2010, she ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 25, 2017

British-Nigerian Ganiyat Alli overcame depression to launch the UK’s first Nigerian Diaspora male & female pageant

by Rachel Ogbu// Ganiyat Alli is a woman on a mission to unite the Nigerian Diaspora in the UK. The ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 25, 2017

He’s Nigerian-born, a British broadcaster and world record swimmer. Meet Ayo Akinwolere

by Rachel Ogbu// Throughout his career as a British television presenter, he has gone by the name Andy but last ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 25, 2017

Meet Fahma Mohamed, one of the youngest people in the UK to receive a PHD aged 19

by Rachel Ogbu// Fahma Mohamed, 20, became one of the youngest people in the UK to receive the honorary doctorate ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 25, 2017

Meet Nigerian-British Turner Prize-winning painter, Christopher Ofili

by Rachel Ogbu// It has been an exhilarating few months for Christoper Ofili: last month, he received the Commander of ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 25, 2017

Meet 27-year-old British-Nigerian child prodigy, Anne-Marie Imafidon

Anne-Marie Imafidon (full name Anne-Marie Osawemwenze Ore-Ofe) Imafidon, 27, British-Nigerian computing, mathematics and language child prodigy has received an MBE, Member ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 24, 2017

Police falsely accused my father of being a drug dealer – UK Member of Parliament, Chuka Umunna

Nigerian-British Labour MP and former leadership candidate for the Labour Party, Chuka Umunna, 38, has been speaking about the party’s ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 24, 2017

Nigerian-British comedian, Nabil Abdulrashid’s tough job of making Britain laugh about Islam

At 29, Abdul Rashid made history becoming the youngest black comedian to perform stand-up at the Hammersmith Apollo. Although suffering ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 23, 2017

Patti Boulaye speaks about her new book, “The Faith of a Child”

by Rachel Ogbu// British-Nigerian singer, Patti Boulaye (OBE), 63, began this year talking about her new book The Faith Of A ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 23, 2017

Acting for me is a vocation, not a job – Chuk Iwuji

by Rachel Ogbu// Chuk Iwuji was born in Nigeria in 1975. When he was ten, he started boarding school in ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 23, 2017

Omolara Sobajo launches makeup brand for women of colour in the UK

by Rachel Ogbu// Omolara Tayo Sobajo holds a degree in Microbiology and an MBA, however beauty and makeup are her ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 23, 2017

Meet Mariatu Turay, the homeless immigrant who built a business empire in the UK

by Rachel Ogbu// Gitas Portal Founder, Mariatu Turay opened the first Gitas (Named after an acronym for “God Is Truly Amazing,”) ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 23, 2017

Sierra Leonean-born British entrepreneur Sadia Sisay launches lingerie outfit

by Rachel Ogbu beingU is the brainchild of Sadia Sisay, a 47-Year-old Sierra Leonean born British woman who believes the identity ...

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ToluMay 23, 2017

Attacker detonated an “improvised explosive device” | 7 facts about Ariana Grande’s Manchester concert explosion

by Tolu Omoyeni   23-year-old multiple award winning American singer, Ariana Grande had just performed before thousands of her fans ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 22, 2017

Nigerian-born British actress, Wunmi Mosaku basks in her BAFTA award

by Rachel Ogbu Nigerian-born British actress, Wunmi Mosaku born as Oluwunmi Olapeju Mosaku, has won her first British Academy Television ...

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ToluMay 22, 2017

Lesley Nneka Arimah is carving out a niche in Literature

by Rachel Ogbu Lesley Nneka Arimah has been shortlisted for this year’s Caine Prize for African Writing. Now in its ...

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ToluMay 22, 2017

“Skepta is not a rapper, he’s an activist” | British-Nigerian singer at the forefront of the grime scene

by Rachel Ogbu 34-year-old Joseph Adenuga better known by his stage name Skepta just won the Songwriter of the Year ...

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