Nigeria’s Ijeoma Chinyelu Omambala Appointed QC

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By Esosa Aihie Congratulations to Ijeoma Chinyelu Omambala QC, Old Square Chambers, who has just be appointed a QC from a list of 114 appointments out of which 22 (19 per cent) from ethnic minority background and 30 (26 per cent) are women. Ijeoma along with all appointed QCs will formally become silks at a ceremony on 16 March 2020.  She is an employment lawyer whose strengths lie in her ability to engage with claimants and clearly explain legal concepts and tribunal process. ’ Ijeoma Omambala QC was called in 1989; Elected Bencher of...

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The Power of Twitter as James & Ify Win Harvard UC Election!!!

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By Esosa Aihie 21 year old, James A Matthew and 20 year old Nigerian,  Ifeoma ‘Ify’ White-Thorpe, two Harvard University minority students were both elected President & Vice President of the Undergraduate Council (UC) last week Thursday 21st November after running a campaign focused on inclusion and diversity and a catchy music video that went viral between the 12th & 21st of November.   Their engaging music video which featured epic dance moves, rhymes about Ify and James abilities as the candidates to bring...

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Professor Dame Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu – Pride of Nigeria and Britain

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By Esosa Aihie 72 year old British🇬🇧born Nigerian🇳🇬Professor Dame Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu DBE FRCN – a nurse, health expert, tutor, lecturer and Emeritus Professor of Nursing at University of West London, received the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain🇬🇧Lifetime Achievement Award for her remarkable work to establish a nationwide healthcare for those with sickle cell and thalassemia, on 28th October 2019 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.  This is on top of a record number of awards and accolades for her trailblazing nursing,...

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Siya Kolisi Makes History as First Black Captain to lift the Webb Ellis Rugby World Cup after Springboks’ Triumph

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By Esosa Aihie Star Captain Siya Kolisi Iconic moment as 28 year Siya Kolisi became the first ever black South African Captain to lift the Webb Ellis trophy after Springboks’ Rugby World Cup triumph. This follows Nelson Mandela, famously wearing a Springboks jersey and cap, presenting captain Francois Pienaar with the Webb Ellis Cup at Ellis Park in Johannesburg in 1995.  History repeated itself in Japan, as President Cyril Ramaphosa joined in the celebrations.  The Rugby star💫who grew up in Zwide a poor...

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Lewis Hamilton wins 6th F1🏎world🌍title in the US Grand Prix

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By Esosa Aihie 34 year old Lewis Hamilton wins his 6th F1🏎world🌍title in the US Grand Prix on Sunday, congrats to the Mercedes  #44 (driver).   What an incredible weekend, I can’t believe it, I really can’t believe it,” said Hamilton over race radio at the finish of his 11th victory of the season.  Hamilton is at the peak of his career as he has won the title in the past three seasons for his dominant Mercedes team. “It’s beyond surreal, that my life journey has brought me to this point in winning...

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