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From Nigeria to Toledo, Richard Olekanma has lived quite a journey

American college football might as well have existed in another universe for University of Toledo senior linebacker Richard Olekanma. Like many kids growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, Olekanma simply was worried about his next opportunity for ice cream, and his athletic aspirations were dominated by the Nigerian national pastime of soccer. The report by BRIAN BUCKEY in The Blade.

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Meet Trevor Noah: The most vocal African in America

Since arriving America in 2011 Trevor Noah has risen to be one of the most visible native-born Africans in America as host of  The Daily Show. But his comedy belies his strong liberal beliefs and he has used that global platform to show the world what a gifted intellectual he is, albeit a funny one. This biography  by cutfm tells us more about his years in South Africa and his sojourn in America so far. Continue reading “Meet Trevor Noah: The most vocal African in America”

Nigeria, Canada hold talks despite new measures against migrants

Nigeria and Canada recently resolved to deepen bilateral relation in the areas of Trade and Commerce, education, security as well as Science and space technology.

The Canadian Gov.-General, Julie Payette, disclosed this when she addressed newsmen after a closed door meeting with Nigerian  President Muhammadu Buhari, in  Abuja, Nigeria. But at the same time the Canadian government has adopted new immigration policy that spells trouble for Nigerian migrants. As reported by Samson Toromade in The Pulse. Continue reading “Nigeria, Canada hold talks despite new measures against migrants”