The World Scrabble Champion is Jighere Wellington from Nigeria
Nov10

The World Scrabble Champion is Jighere Wellington from Nigeria

The World Scrabble Champion is Jighere Wellington from Nigeria. The elite competition had 130 players from many countries battling it out over 32 rounds to determine the top two. Wellington Jighere from Nigeria and Lewis McKay from England were the two survivors. On the fifth day they were isolated in the appropriately named Legends Room to compete in a best of seven series with moves being relayed to a perceptive audience of the best...

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Nigeria’s first pilot, Captain Bob Hayes turns 80 today
May13

Nigeria’s first pilot, Captain Bob Hayes turns 80 today

Nigeria’s first pilot, Capt. Robert Emmanuel Hayes, turns 80 today but has chosen to celebrate it quietly, only with a church service, in London, where he is currently based, to mark the day. In 1955, he became the first Nigerian to be certified a pilot, five years before independence in 1960. Born on May 13, 1935, in Benin City, Edo State, Capt. Hayes attended St. Patrick Catholic School, Sapele, Delta State and Government College,...

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Dr Obas John Ebohon elected to UN-Habitat International Advisory Board for World Cities
May13

Dr Obas John Ebohon elected to UN-Habitat International Advisory Board for World Cities

UN-Habitat have elected Leicester School of Architecture’s (LSA) Dr Obas John Ebohon, Reader in Energy, Sustainability and Development to the International Advisory Board for World Cities Report (WCR) 2015. The International Advisory Board to which he is invited, is an interdisciplinary team of highly experienced urbanisation and human settlement researchers, academics, practitioners and policy makers from various regions from around...

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Esosa Aihie
Mar26

Esosa Aihie

We caught up with Esosa Aihie the passionate and engaging founder of Nigeria magazine who says that “where there is challenge, there is opportunity”. You cannot fail to be as inspired as we were by her focus and drive. 

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Nigeria Dialogue – Gala Night
Jan26

Nigeria Dialogue – Gala Night

By Ayanroke Ojo.   Nigeria Dialogue is an organisation put together by a group of Nigerians aiming to proffer input into the economic, infrastructural and social development of Nigeria; and aim to do this by working with USAID, Amnesty International and other NGO’s to ensure free and fair elections come 2015. The Gala Night event was the first of many events planned to take place across 5 major cities; Nigeria Dialogue welcomed...

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Is your idea worth Pursuing?

As a speaker and Business Coach, I have the privilege of inspiring people to do more and become who they want to be in life. During my speaking engagements and work with individuals, I realised that there are two main questions that aspiring entrepreneurs tend to have. These are: I have a Business idea; what are the next steps to take? How do I know that my idea is going to work? It is said that the richest place in the world is the...

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