AssociationEventsNews

National Association of Nigerian Nurses in North America hosts 2017 Dallas Conference

Nigerian nurses in North America gathered in Dallas Texas for the 8th conference of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses in North America – NANNNA. The rapidly growing association has rotated its conference hosting city over the years with the 2017 edition falling in Dallas at the Westin DFW. Over …

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BirthdayEventsNews

Lara Daniels Akindebe 40th Birthday

Lara Daniels is a published author. As a wife, Mrs. Lara Akindebe is a loving mother, a passionate care giver, and a hardworking and focused individual. These are just a few of the attributes that family and guests expressed during the 40th birthday celebration in honor of Lara which held …

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AwardsNewsNigeria

ADB President Adesina receives $250K award, dedicates it to young farmers

The Governor of the State of Iowa USA, Kim Reynolds, has officially named President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, on behalf of the World Food Prize Foundation. — “I am proud as the Governor of Iowa State to proclaim …

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AwardsNews

RCCG Winners Assembly celebration service in Dallas

The Redeemed Christian Church of God Winners Assembly Dallas Texas hosted a special celebration service to mark Nigeria 57th anniversary. The celebration service was also an avenue for the church to honor Nigerians who have made a positive impact in the Dallas Fort Worth area. During the sermon, host Pastor …

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AwardsNews

Top Nollywood producer Emem Isong honored in Akwa Ibom

Nollywood producer & CEO Royal Arts Academy,  Emem Isong Misodi was recently honored by His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel  during the 30th year anniversary celebration of her state Akwa Ibom. She was honored along with 30 other eminent personalities that have contributed immensely to development in the state including, Rtd …

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EnvironmentNews

What to know about Hurricane Harvey

Tropical Storm Harvey formed on August 17th, 2017 in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Lesser Antilles before weakening and running into Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The system was downgraded to a tropical wave, but its remnants reorganized Wednesday into a tropical depression. Harvey is the eighth named storm in the 2017 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, which …

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AfricaBreaking NewsNews

Dangote signs $450million sugar production MoU with Niger State, Nigeria

In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the government’s backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group today in Minna, Niger State signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government for the establishment of a jumbo $450million state-of–art and fully integrated sugar complex. The …

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AfricaEducationNews

SAP trains 500,000 African youths

Over the next weeks Nigeria will play host to a series of official train-the-trainer (TTT) workshop sessions as the country takes on a leading role in the build-up to SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) 2017. Founded in 2015, ACW seeks to empower African youth with coding skills through hands-on and …

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