From Tigbo-Ilu to Global Glory: The Remarkable Journey of Nigeria’s First Female Boxing World Champion, Elizabeth Oshoba

Elizabeth Oshoba was born on December 23, 1999, in Agbado, Lagos State. She completed her primary education there before her family moved to Tigbo-Ilu in Ogun State. Oshoba attended Ilogbo-Asowo Community High School in Ilogbo-Ota, where her journey into boxing began. In January 2023, Oshoba made history by defeating Italian Michela Braga in Copenhagen, Denmark, […]

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Nigeria’s Cultural Showcase: Ojude Oba and Ilorin Durbar Festivals 2024 – A Fusion of Tradition and Tourism

Nigeria’s tourism experience in 2024 is set to reach new heights with the vibrant celebrations of the Ojude Oba Festival in Ijebu Ode and the Ilorin Durbar Festival in Ilorin. In the heart of Nigeria, the Ojude Oba and Ilorin Durbar festivals stand as vibrant celebrations of tradition, culture, and community. In 2024, these two […]

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2024 Ojude Oba Festival: A Farooq Oreagba Spectacular Display of Ijebu Steeze Cultural Heritage and Style

The 2024 Ojude Oba Festival in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, dazzled with an explosion of cultural pride and rich Ijebu traditional heritage. Held on the third day following Eid al-Kabir (Ileya), this annual celebration drew crowds of people from near and far, lighting up social media with loads of mesmerizing photos and videos that still have […]

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Ayodele Odeyemi: A Multifaceted Talent Bridging Cultures and Communities

Ayodele Odeyemi, fondly known as “A.Y De’Senator,” is a multi-award-winning Nigerian/Canadian actor, comedian, radio and TV presenter, scriptwriter, and director, celebrated for his versatility and dedication to community service. The eldest of six children, Ayodele is married to Oluwaseun, whose unwavering support has been instrumental in his success. Originating from Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State, Nigeria, […]

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Emeka Nnadi Park: A Historic Monument to Diversity and Community Achievement

In a historic move, Winnipeg’s Bridgwater neighbourhood proudly unveiled Emeka Nnadi Park, the first park in the city to be named after a member of the African community. This landmark event, marked by a ceremony on Saturday at 119 Bridgeland Dr., celebrated the contributions of Emeka Nnadi, an influential architect and community leader from Winnipeg’s […]

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Black Table: A Documentary of Resilience, Revolt and Community at Yale

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to end affirmative action, the Tribeca Film Festival’s 2024 Spotlight Documentary, “Black Table,” illuminates the experiences of the largest Black class at Yale University in the mid-1990s. Against a backdrop of racial tension and societal upheaval, this powerful film captures how these students forged a supportive community […]

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Celebrating Kunle Soname: A Visionary Leader in Sports and Business

Kunle Soname, a remarkable sports visionary and successful entrepreneur, has made significant contributions to both Nigerian and international football. As the owner of Remo Stars FC in the Nigeria Professional Football League and the majority stakeholder of Clube Desportivo Feirense in Portugal’s second division, Soname has firmly established himself as a pivotal figure in the […]

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Migrant Voices Rise: Black and Minority Groups Winning Local Elections in Ireland

The local elections held in Ireland in 2024 have produced groundbreaking and thrilling results, with individuals from migrant backgrounds securing major wins. This marks a significant moment in Irish politics, showcasing the increasing power and influence of minority groups in the country. The momentum from these victories is palpable, and there is a sense of […]

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International African Child Day: Barbara Gwanmesia Births Batazia and the Quest for Universal Knowledge Access in Africa

In 2020, a startling revelation about language barriers in global online bookstores led to the creation of Batazia, an ambitious project aimed at revolutionizing access to knowledge in Africa. When the world’s largest online bookstore refused to sell three ebooks Barbara Gwanmesia had translated into isiXhosa, isiZulu, and Kiswahili due to a lack of language […]

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