Folake Olowofoyeku |Bob Hearts Abishola Star Signs With WME & M88

 WME and M88, the newly formed company from former WME partner Phillip Sun and MACRO CEO Charles D. King, have signed Nigerian-born actress and star of the CBS/Chuck Lorre sitcom Bob Hearts AbisholaFolake Olowofoyeku.

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Bam Adebayo bounces back in big way to spark Miami Heat’s advance to NBA Finals

By Nick Friedell | ESPN Staff Writer

The Miami Heat are headed to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2014 because Nigerian-American Bam Adebayo saved the biggest performance of his life for the moment his team needed it most. The All-Star big man delivered an epic postseason performance with a career-high 32 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists in 39 minutes as the Heat finished off the Boston Celtics 125-113 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals.

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Stephen Ojo | Nigerian Dancer says Working with Beyonce was an experience of a lifetime

Singer, actor, model and choreographer, Stephen Ojo, aka Papi Ojo, recently enjoyed international acclaim when he featured in Beyonce’s visual album, Black is King.

By CHIJEKWU MICHAEL | Punch

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Weruché George | Meet the Nigerian-American running for the state House of Representatives for Hamden 91st District

By Vincent Salzo | Patch

The 2020 election is heating up in Connecticut and there are plenty of races with candidates eager to serve in elected office. Eyes are primarily focused on the presidential election, but every state representative and senate seat is up for grabs. All five of Connecticut’s congressional seats are up for grabs as well.

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Tomi Adeyemi | Meet 27 Yr Old Nigerian Woman More Influential Than Wizkid, Davido, and Burna Boy.

by JIDE OKONJO  | VOCAL

For years now, TIME Magazine has been known for compiling a very prestigious annual list of the year’s Most Influential People in the world. It is a list that celebrities, influencers, entrepreneurs, politicians, and more from all works of life and from all over the world clamor for a spot on. In it’s long run, the magazine has seen a number of Nigerian names grace its list. People like Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie have been recognized at one time or another as one of the Most Influential People in the world.

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Four Reasons Why Nigerian Americans Must Get Involved In The 2020 US Presidential Elections

By Dr Malcolm Fabiyi | naijapremium.com

The Nigerian presence in America goes back to the earliest periods in American history. Recent genetic studies have confirmed that Nigerian heritage is extensive in the gene pool of African Americans whose ancestors were brought during the Transatlantic slave trade in the 1700s and 1800s.

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Chi Uwazurike | Nigerian designer brings unique clothing, special vibe, to Royal Oak

By Chanel Stitt | Detroit Free Press

With the goals of diversity, inclusion and positive vibes, Lé Don Collection, owned by Nigerian Chi Uwazurike, is a space meant for customers and visitors to have a unique fashion experience.

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As U.S. struggles, Africa’s covid-19 response is praised.

by CARA ANNA | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

At a lecture to peers this month, John Nkengasong showed images that once dogged Africa, with a magazine cover declaring it “The Hopeless Continent.” Then he quoted Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah: “It is clear that we must find an African solution to our problems, and that this can only be found in African unity.”

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Israel Adesanya earns one-sided domination of Paulo Costa at UFC 253 to retain middleweight title

BY BRENDAN BRADFORD | Sporting News Australia

Israel Adesanya has retained his middleweight title with a utterly one-sided beatdown of Paulo Costa at UFC 253 on Fight Island. Adesanya dominated the fight from start to finish, ending proceedings in with a minute to fight in the second round after systematically breaking the Brazilian down.

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