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Joy Ifeyinwa Emodi Wins Commander of the Order of the Nigeria CON Award

Joy Emodi’s recognition and award of the Commander of the Order of the Nigeria, CON, is particularly touching because it continues the spate of recovery for a woman, who not to long ago was perceptively denied her mandate to represent her people of Anambra North Senatorial district in the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly. Read more…

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Joy Emodi Biography and Profile

Joy Ifeyinwa Emodi was born in Onitsha, Anambra State, on May 23, 1955. Emodi started her early education at Holy Rosary Primary School, and Queen of the Rosary College, Onitsha. A firm believer in education as a the only means of liberation from the throngs of poverty, Joy Emodi’s working career started as an Education Officer with the Anambra State Schools Board. Emodi’s passion to be an agent of change made her to venture into the murky waters of Nigerian politics in during the Transition to Civil Rule programme of the Abacha Administration. Read more…

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Farida Mzamber Waziri Biography and Profile

Farida Mzamber Waziri was born on 7 July 1949 and raised in Gboko, Benue State. She obtained her law degree from the University of Lagos and obtained a master’s degree in Law from the Lagos State University. In 1996, she gained a master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the University of Ibadan. She is the author of Advance Fee Fraud, National Security and the Law. Read more…

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Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti Biography and Profile

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900-1978), a leading activist during Nigerian women’s anti-colonial struggles, belonged to the Egba subgroup of the Yoruba people1. The people now collectively known as the Yoruba trace their origin to the sacred city of Ile-Ife, where, according to myth, the human race was created. Read more…

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Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Biography And Profile

Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi was born on March 20, 1964. From the nation’s foremost university, he obtained a B.Sc. degree in Finance and M.Sc. degree in Marketing (Public Relations). Ugwuanyi equally holds MBA degree in Finance and another MBA degree in Accountancy from Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT). Read more…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Here Are Her Awards

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been invited to speak around the world. Her 2009 TED Talk, The Danger of A Single Story, is now one of the top ten most-viewed TED Talks of all time. Her 2012 talk We Should All Be Feminists has a started a worldwide conversation about feminism, and was published as a book in 2014. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship Read more…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Biography and Profile

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born on 15 September 1977 in Enugu, Nigeria, the fifth of six children to Igbo parents, Grace Ifeoma and James Nwoye Adichie. She is the author of the novels Purple Hibiscus, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award; Half of a Yellow Sun, which won the Orange Prize and was a National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist and a New York Times Notable Book. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 2009 TED Talk, The Danger of A Single Story, is now one of the top ten most-viewed TED Talks of all time. Read more…

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Oseloka Henry Obaze Biography and Profile

Oseloka Henry Obaze (OHO), was born on 9th April, 1955 in Ogidi, Nigeria, he is a native of Ochuche Umuodu, in the Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. Mr. Obaze is married to Dr. Ofunne Omo Obaze and they are blessed with children. He is an astute visionary Leader, a technocrat, good governance and policy expert and a tested public administrator of high integrity, focus, humility and diligence. Read more…

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Kaduna Wins National Women Cricket Championship

“Though cricket is over 100 years old in Nigeria, female cricket is just 10 years and its popularity is soaring across the regions. We hope that some of the players will form the bulk of the national team. The federation will ensure that their techniques conform to international standard,” President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) Professor Adams Yahaya Ukwenya said. Read more…

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Amina Yuguda Wins 2017 BBC World News Komla Dumor Award

A journalist from Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Journalist and presenter Amina Yuguda was working at Gotel Communications Limited in the north-eastern city of Yola. The award was established to honour Komla Dumor, a presenter for BBC World News, who died suddenly aged 41 in 2014. Read more…

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Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team Make Winter Olympic History

Solomon Ogba, President of the Bobsled and Skeleton Federation of Nigeria, was understandably thrilled at the achievement, saying via a media statement: “I commend the personal dedication and commitment of these women. “Their hard work was inspiring and I hope Nigerians can appreciate what it took for them to achieve this – the work, the discipline, and the personal sacrifices. They were amazing throughout this journey. Read more…

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Rita Dominic Biography and Profile

Rita Dominic (Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Waturuocha) was 12 July 1975. Rita hails from Aborh Mbaise Local Government Area in Imo State. She was born into a Royal family on 12th July, 1975 and is the youngest of four siblings. Her late father was a medical doctor while her late mother was a nursing officer. The beautiful actress’s interest in acting began from her childhood days; she performed in school plays and children television shows in Imo State. Read more…