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 »

July 2017 Community Announcements

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 More »

Immigrant Sentenced to 19 Years for Internet Dating Scam

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, More »

Refugee Sewing Training Kicks off

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 More »

 

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

Greater Dayton Area College Night is Oct 26

Greater Dayton College Night, the annual event where  High School seniors, and heir parents can explore a variety of college options and get questions answered is here again. Do you have questions about the college you want to attend? Would you

Latino student summit

The University of Cincinnati is set to host the inaugural Ohio Latino Student Summit sponsored by the Office of Ethnic Programs & Services, UC Blue Ash, Lindner College of Business, and the UC Division of Student Affairs. The 2016 Ohio

City hosts inaugural Housing Symposium

The City of Dayton is hosting the inaugural Housing Symposium on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at the Dayton Convention Center.  The Housing Symposium is an opportunity for community leaders and stakeholders, real estate professionals, community and economic development professionals, developers,