President Trump’s recent decision to add Nigeria to the restricted travel list not only surprised the Nigerian government, but also many Houston businesses that provide services for the Nigerian oil and gas industry.Continue reading “The Nigerian Immigration Ban And Its Potential Impact On Houston Employers”
The Black History Month event was held S at the Arsht Center.
Sheron Williams, sales director of Concerned African Women Inc., shed some historic light on African head-wrapping to show Black women have been “fly” for centuries.Continue reading “African culture celebrated at Heritage Fest Miami”
Los Angeles artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby explores the cultural collage of memory, particularly for those who straddle two or more cultures, on her canvases for good reason: It’s her story.
Akunyili Crosby, born in Enugu, Nigeria in 1983, came to America to study medicine only to find a different calling in art — a calling that has led to a host of international prizes, a MacArthur Fellowship and pieces that have sold for more than a million dollars.Continue reading “Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby explores memory, Nigerian culture in work, visits Baylor”
Application Deadline: June 1st 2020
The Fulbright African Research Scholar Program (ARSP) also known as the Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program is a research fellowship award grants to foreign academics or professionals to conduct advanced research at U.S. institutions. Two categories of grants are offered under The Fulbright Visiting Scholar Program: Research Grants and Program and Curriculum Development Grants.Continue reading “The Fulbright African Research Scholar Program 2020 for postdoctoral Research”
The John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University has named former Nigerian Finance Minister and World Bank Managing Director the next Angelopoulos Global Public Leaders Fellow.
Okonjo-Iweala becomes the fifth fellows since the program’s inception in 2011.Continue reading “Harvard names Okonjo-Iweala Global Public Leaders Fellow”
The Trump administration has expanded its travel ban to six more countries, including Nigeria — the largest economy in Africa. While Nigerian students and travelers are still welcome to visit — it’s family members immigrating to the U.S. who are blocked from coming here.Continue reading “Nigerian Couple ‘Heartbroken’ As Families Face Indefinite Visa Ban”
By Yomi Kazeem
The exodus of Nigerian immigrants to Canada is showing no signs of slowing down.
For the fifth year in a row, more Nigerians emigrated to Canada than the year before as data published by the Canadian government shows the number of Nigerians issued permanent resident permits has tripled since 2015.Continue reading “The number of Nigerian immigrants to Canada has tripled in the last five years”