Day: May 17, 2019

Nigerians in Montreal demand foster care investigation following boy’s death

Nearly four weeks after a five-year-old boy in foster care drowned, members of Montreal’s Nigerian community want to know why the government isn’t conducting a widespread investigation into what happened.

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Nigerians must now appear in person for visa renewal —US

By Eniola Akinkuotu, ’Femi Asu and Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has announced new measures for visa renewal for Nigerians.

The embassy said in a statement that henceforth, all applicants including frequent travelers, who used to use the drop box method to renew their visa, would now have to appear for interviews each time they apply.

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Nigerian-American earns 6.9 GPA to become first black valedictorian in school’s 125-year history

By Akinpelu Oluwafunmilayo

Nigerian-American Tobechukwu Tobi Phillips recently became the first Black valedictorian in Alvin High School’s 125 year history. She outdid herself by earning a 6.9 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

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Kenyan, American team up to found a Firm Furnishing Athletes With Shoes Fit For Tracks

By AvatarJael Keya

A Kenyan lawyer and a mother of two, Navalayo Osembo-Ombati teamed up with a Weldon Kennedy, an American campaigner based in Kenya and created the Kenya’s first high performance running shoe.

Enda Iten, created and inspired by Kenya’s athletic prowess, was birthed from the need to have a brand that can be promoted by Kenyans when they race on the global space.

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