COMMUNITY NEWS: RCCG Sponsors Medical Outreach & Water Project in Lagos

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Calvary Area HQ, Province 89, Oshodi, Lagos, has organized a medical outreach for residents of the community as part of activities to mark its 25th anniversary. The outreach was organized on Saturday 30 July 2022, in collaboration with Chike Okoli Foundation, Emzor Pharmaceuticals and Pharmatex Industries. It includedContinue reading “COMMUNITY NEWS: RCCG Sponsors Medical Outreach & Water Project in Lagos”

NAIJA ABROAD: Nigerian Doctor Named One of Canada’s 50 Most Influential People

Nigerian-born Chika Stacy Oriuwa has been named one of Canada’s 50 most influential people. She came 37th on the Macleans power list (a ranking of Canada’s most influential). Her parents, Stephen and Catherine Oriuwa, emigrated from Nigeria to Canada in the 1980s. She was raised in Brampton and graduated as sole valedictorian of her class,Continue reading “NAIJA ABROAD: Nigerian Doctor Named One of Canada’s 50 Most Influential People”

PHOTO NEWS: United Nations Sec-Gen Guterres On 1st Visit To Nigeria

Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization, Mr. António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, arrived Nigeria for a 2-day official visit on Tuesday 03 May 22. This is the third leg of his West African tour, following his earlier visits to neighbouring Niger Republic and Senegal. On Tuesday, His aircraft landed at the Maiduguri International Airport inContinue reading “PHOTO NEWS: United Nations Sec-Gen Guterres On 1st Visit To Nigeria”

NAIJA STORIES 5: Makoko Boy Prodigy Gets Full Scholarship From US Chess Master

Benjamin, a boy from Makoko area of Lagos State in Nigeria, has been given a scholarship up to university level by a chess master from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA. The scholarship was offered by the President of MIT Chess club, Tyrone Davis III. The news was broken by the Founder of ChessContinue reading “NAIJA STORIES 5: Makoko Boy Prodigy Gets Full Scholarship From US Chess Master”

NAIJA STORIES 4: Twenty-three Year Old Provides Free Education to 147 Children

23 year old January Urban Wheduto is one of the founders of Divine Nursery and Primary School, House on Lagoon, Makoko Water Front, Yaba, Lagos, where about 147 pupils are getting tuition-free education. The School is a refuge for orphans and other less-privileged children in the slums of Makoko. WHEDUTO’S STORY“In Makoko, 70% of childrenContinue reading “NAIJA STORIES 4: Twenty-three Year Old Provides Free Education to 147 Children”

Nigerian Singer Davido donates N250m to orphanages

Singer and music executive, David Adedeji Adeleke otherwise known as Davido has donated all the money he received during his 100M challenge. Davido announced that he received N200 million from fans / friends and added 50m to make the N250m (about $600,000) which he has now donated to orphanages across Nigeria. He also intends toContinue reading “Nigerian Singer Davido donates N250m to orphanages”