Category Archives: Headlines

NIGERIAN PASSPORT ISSUANCE OPPORTUNITY COMES TO DAYTON, JULY 21-23.

Immigrants of Nigerian origin now have an opportunity of applying for issuance of a new Nigerian passport during ISCA’s International Convention at Holiday Inn Dayton/Fairborn I-675, 2800 Presidential Drive, Fairborn, Ohio 45324 during the weekend of July 21-23. Nigerian Passport

Greater Dayton African Coalition picnic holds 10 July

The Greater Dayton African Coalition is inviting all people to a family gathering event on July 8, 2017@ Triangle Park ” 2689 Ridge Ave Dayton OH 45414

Nigerian teen excels in “The American Dream” essay contest

13-year-old Adaobi Iwuanyanwu, is the Runner-up Winner of the 2017 “The American Dream” essay contest hosted by Coldwell Banker Heritage of Dayton, Ohio. Adaobi, daughter of Dr Obiwu Iwuanyanwu, of Central State University, is also winner of the 2015 Drug

“Decisions We Make” by Pastor Ven Ogbebor

The pastor and general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Dominion Center, Dayton, has published and launched “Decisions We Make” (iUniverse, 2017). This new publication is a scripture-based and practical guide for making decisions in the Christian,

Combatting Corruption at the Grassroots Level in Nigeria By Prof, Funso Oluyitan

A lifelong member of the African community in the Miami Valley Ohio, Dr. Funso Oluyitan popularly known as “Baba Ase” has published Combatting Corruption at the Grassroots Level in Nigeria (Springer, 2017). This new publication examines the history, layers, and

July 2017 Community Announcements

     Annual ALL-Nigeria Picnic: Saturday 29th July (11am – 5pm @ CiCC, Cleveland Ave.) NiDOA AGM in Sau Paolo Brazil: September 1 – 4 2017.   Nigeria Independence Day Cultural Celebration: Saturday October 7th Proposed Passport Event: October 2017 (Not

Immigrant Sentenced to 19 Years for Internet Dating Scam

 The U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm sentenced an immigrant couple, Gbenga Ogundele a/k/a “Benson Ogundele,” age 58; of Laurel, Maryland, to 234 months in prison, and sentenced his wife, Moji Popoola, a/k/a “Mojisola Oluwakemi Tin Popoola” and “Moji T.

Refugee Sewing Training Kicks off

Application is now open for the second session of the 8weeks sewing training program, which is part of  Workforce Training for Manufacturing Sewing Jobs  -Refugee and Immigrant  Training Program.  This free training program is focused on teaching the basic skills required

USCIS Will Accept H-1B Petitions Beginning April 3

PRESS RELEASE: Release Date: March 15, 2017 WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year 2018 cap on April 3, 2017. All cap-subject H-1B petitions filed before April 3, 2017, for

City Hosts Citizenship Clinic

For immigrants and refugees who eligible for United States Citizenship, there is an opportunity to get free legal assistance in Dayton Ohio.  Welcome Dayton , a City of Dayton initiative  and ABLE, an immigrant advocacy legal group will be co-hosting