Category Archives: Glitterati

And Yorubas in Dayton Had a Party

It was pomp and glitterati last Saturday, September 9th, 2017 when the Egbe Omo Yoruba of Dayton and Miami Valley celebrated the 24th anniversary banquet of the Egbe, a West African ethic membership group of Yoruba origin in Nigeria. The

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

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

Schuster “Welcomes” Immigrants with Philharmonic concerts

   The City of Dayton, Welcome Dayton initiative has partnered with the Dayton Philharmonic orchestra to present a weekend of special shows and concerts at the Schuster Performing Arts Center in Downtown Dayton. Dayton neighborhood residents, especially members of the

Fela Kuti on Broadway

Finding Fela , a  documentary movie by Academy Award Winner, Alex Gibney is here: The Film tells the story of  Nigerian Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life, his music, his social and political importance. The late Fela created a new musical movement,