Maths Teacher Charlotte Francis Creates Dolls To Give Little Black Girls The Courage To Be The Boss

  Maths teacher turned entrepreneur, Charlotte Francis recently released her new Dolls Brand; “Biankha and Friends”. by Rachel Ogbu Encouraged, inspired and influenced by her time educating and mentoring young women, France launched her own range of dolls here in the UK which celebrate the beauty of Black women. The idea was conceived in 2016 […]

#BelvedereXLaolu: Visual Artist Laolu Senbanjo Designs New Belvedere Vodka Bottle Unveiled At NYFW- Next Stop Nigeria!

#BelvedereXLaolu! Visual artist, musician and activist, Laolu Senbanjo joined Belvedere Vodka recently at New York Fashion Week to unveil the new 2018 Limited Edition Bottle which he designed. Premium vodka brand, Belvedere Vodka hosted an exclusive NYFW fashion showcase event on Thursday, September 6th in collaboration with Laolu. The unveiling of the 2018 Limited Edition Bottle took place […]

Safe Kids: Cece Yara Foundation launches first ever Child Protection Online Directory in Nigeria

THE CECE YARA Foundation, a leading Nigerian NGO focused on protecting children against sexual abuse has launched Safe Kids. This will be the first Child Protection Online Directory in Nigeria. This directory will provide easily accessible information to law enforcement agencies, medical services, legal services and shelters. It will also direct parents, teachers and guardians on where […]

African Global Lessons In Success Training (LIST) conference Takes Place In Nigeria For The First Time

From November 16 to Saturday, November 17, 2018, the African global Lessons In Success Training (L.I.S.T.) conference will take place in Nigeria for the first time. The conference is scheduled to hold in Lagos. The L.I.S.T. tour will be the first-ever business workshop designed by African-Americans for Nigeria. The panellists and speakers boast of expertise in […]

May and Buhari sign first UK-Nigeria security and defence partnership

British Prime Minister Theresa May and Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari  have signed the first UK-Nigeria security and defence partnership. by Rachel Ogbu in London Both leaders  met in the capital Abuja this afternoon. “No-one should live in fear of being targeted by militants or forced from their homes, and no child should lose out on […]

Six Nigerians emerge winners at the British Council Global Future Leaders Connect 2018

by Rachel Ogbu Six Nigerians have been selected out of eleven finalists for the second cohort of the British Council Future Leaders Connect programme. The eleven finalists pitched their policy ideas at the Nigeria Heat event which took place recently in Lagos. The Future Leaders Connect programme identifies exceptional individuals (aged 18-35) from around the […]

FORMER U.N. SEC-GEN, KOFI ANNAN DIES AGED 80

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Organisation and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kofi Annan has died, according to information from his family and the Kofi Annan  Foundation this Saturday. Born in Kumasi, Ghana in 1938,  he served as the seventh UN Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006, a period that saw him receive a joint award […]