First Egyptian Female Governor From Christian Minority Sworn into Office

21 New Provincial Governors, including the First Female Governor from the country’s minority Christian Community were sworn in Thursday by President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi of Egypt. Manal Mikhail has been appointed governor of the coastal city of Damietta, becoming the first-ever Christian woman to hold such a position, private newspaper al-Masry al-Youm reported. The 51-year-old woman’s previous post was deputy governor

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Davido Scheduled to Perform at Jay Z’s ‘Made in America, J.Cole’s Dreamville Festivals

Nigerian pop sensation Davido is excited to be announced as part of the performing acts at J. Cole’s Dreamville Festival, set to happen on the 15th of September. This makes the singer’s September schedule look even better as he is set to perform at Jay-Z’s Made In America festival today. On lineup for the festival was revealed, the Nigerian entertainer

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2Face Charges Nigerians to Stop Celebrating Criminal Politicians

Nigerian Afro-pop singer, 2Baba Idibia, has shared his thoughts on the forthcoming general elections in Nigeria. 2Face, who spoke on a TV chat show, advised the youths to stop celebrating criminally-minded politicians who are only out to loot public funds. “My advice to the youths is that we should begin to celebrate what is right. We should stop celebrating criminals;

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US Igbo Studies Association Holds Annual International Conference

The Igbo Studies Association, ISA, held its 16th Annual International Conference and Meeting between May 10 and 12 at the Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois, USA. According to source, the three-day event of intellectual abundance and social exchanges, themed “Igbo Ga-adi: Projecting Igbo Values and Customs,” interrogated the question of negotiating Igbo identity and existence in a globalized world increasingly

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Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ Debuts at Toronto Int. Film Festival

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji continues to blaze trails with her career as her new dictatorial debut, ‘LionHeart’ has been announced as an official selection in the Discovery Section of the Toronto International Film Festival,TIFF, opening on September 6 and will run till 16, 2018. Set in Southeast Nigeria, LionHeart tells the story of a young woman, Adaeze Obiagu (Genevieve Nnaji),

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Zandra Cunningham:Award-Winning Teen Beauty Entrepreneur, Rights Advocate, Speaker and Philanthropist

Zandra is a 16 year old entrepreneur from Buffalo, NY. Zandra’s fascination with entrepreneurship began when she was 9 years old; inspired by a simple “no” from her dad. She joined the Kids Biz Small Business Development Center program at Buffalo State College. Just shy of her 10th birthday, Zandra is the youngest to graduate from the all adult class

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