Chemtag African Store opens in Dayton

Chemtag African Store opens in Dayton

Chemtag African Market is the latest destination for African and Caribbean groceries, fashion accessories and authentic custom-made clothing. Centrally located in the heart of Dayton Ohio, in North Dixie Road, Chemtag African More »

US Citizenship Civics Test Study Tools app Now Available

US Citizenship Civics Test Study Tools app Now Available

The civics practice test is a study tool to help you test your knowledge of U.S. history and government is now available for free download via Apple Store and Google Play store More »

And Yorubas in Dayton Had a Party

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 More »

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

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 More »

Nigerian teen excels in “The American Dream” essay contest

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 More »

“Decisions We Make” by Pastor Ven Ogbebor

“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 More »

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

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). More »

 

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

Scholarships for undocumented students

Are you an undocumented student striving for your education? Are you looking for scholarships that are open for you, or maybe someone you know, Below are10 scholarship opportunities. 1. 2015-2016 HENAAC Scholarship HENAAC scholarship recipients continue to pave the way

Forum on Trump’s Immigration Ban holds Wednesday

Welcome Dayton, an initiative of the City of Dayton, OH  is hosting a community forum regarding president Donald Trump’s Exec Orders THIS Wednesday, February 8th. It will be at 6:30pm in the Smith Auditorium at Sinclair Community College, Building 12.

Kwanzaa: African heritage in African-American culture is Dec 26

Preparation for the celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture know as Kwanzaa is now in full gear in communities across United State.   The event, observed from December 26 to January 1, uually culminates in a feast and gift-giving. Kwanzaa

U.S Advocacy Group Unveils Plan to Protect Immigrant Communities

As America faces challenges in the fight to uphold the founding values of liberty and justice for all, in the wake of the result of the November 8, 2016 presidential election, the National Immigrant Justice Center has provided four important

U.S increases Immigration application fees

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced adjustments to the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions. Fees will go up .  The new fees will be effective Dec. 23.  Applications and petitions postmarked or filed on or

Citizenship Clinic to offer free legal assistance

If you think you might be eligible for citizenship, you can get free legal assistance at the Citizenship clinic in Dayton Ohio. Welcome Dayton and ABLE will be co-hosting our last naturalization clinic of the year on Saturday, November 5,

Anene Exudes Nigerian Pride in Ohio State Spotlight

Nnaemeka Anene, Yes, you know him,  one of the twin sons of John O Anene, Jr. the director of Central States Upward Bound Program is in the news at Ohio State University.  Below is the story of Nnaemeka as posted