Igbo Boy, Obinna Igbokwe Accepted in 7 Out Of 8 Ivy League Universities

(LinkMoment). WCVB ABC5 News reports that an Igbo boy Obinna Igbokwe who attended Brockton High School, Massachusetts has been accepted by 7 out of 8 Ivy League universities. READ DETAILS below: BROCKTON, Mass. — A Brockton High School senior was rejected by one Ivy League school, but since then, seven others have sent him acceptance letters. “I didn’t think that I would...

Igbo Girl Celebrates Acceptance At All 8 Ivy League Universities

ABC7 Eyewitness News, (LinkMoment). According to ABC7 Eyewitness News report, "a high school student from Long Island is celebrating the rare feat of being accepted to all eight Ivy League schools (The eight institutions are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University)." But for Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, the Elmont High School...

Buhari Licks His Vomit, Rescinds Order To Dissolve Jonathan’s Varsities Board

(LinkMoment). After coming to the realization that he violated the law regarding the appointment of Vice Chancellors, President Buhari on Thursday, apologised over the blanket order order he issued last month to dissolved the Boards of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) and the 12 Federal universities that were established by the administration of former Goodluck Jonathan. Speaking at the All...

Book: ‘The Nationality Question In Nigeria’ – By Arthur Nwankwo

Arthur Nwankwo, (LinkMoment). Do you know that since the inception of Nigeria as a political system in 1914, the affairs of state have been conducted as if the primary unit of political action was ethnic formation? One centrifugal consequence of this is that primordial loyalties have been used as the casual root of political behavior and as the major foundation for...

Igbo Boy Wins California Poetry, To Represent State in National Finals Competition

Capital Public Radio, (LinkMoment). A Sacramento County boy has won the California Poetry Out Loud competition. Chigozie Maduchukwu's recited "Let the Light Enter" by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. "More light for death is weaving shadows round my waning sight. And I feign would gaze upon him through a stream of earthly light." He also recited "The Filling Station" by Elizabeth Bishop and then he...

Waste Dumping Ban In All 49 Sub-Saharan African Countries: Do You Agree?

Cade Adams Agbugba, (LinkMoment). Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) poorly managed waste is spreading disease, contaminating their water resources, increasing cost of potable water, causing heavy flooding, polluting the air, and repulsing tourists from visiting. The repeated excuse that the municipalities have neither the money nor the skills to manage solid waste well is one that this study examined and rejected. Is true...

Finance Minister Fumbles On Basic Math And WAEC Offers Her A Resit

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has responded to the allegation made against WAEC by the incumbent Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun. While testifying during a NASS hearing, Adeosun alleged that one of the exams body in the country made N16 billion from sale of forms and other services, and got additional N6 billion from the federal government bringing the total...

SouthEast Performs Best In WASSCE, No Candidate Qualified For University From 4 FG Colleges In The North

(LinkMoment). PUNCH reported, No candidate qualified for university admission from four Federal Government colleges in the 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination where Abia State topped the performance register, CHARLES ABAH writes Details of the May/June 2015 West African Senior School Certificate Examination emerged on Thursday with states in the South-East, again, leading in the performance chart of candidates who obtained...

Jonathan’s Press Statement In Geneva Centers On Education And Security

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, (LinkMoment). Full Press Release Of President GEJ in Geneva, Switzerland. Protocols Ladies and Gentlemen of the press, I thank you for coming to hear me speak on the twin issues of education and security. Though this event is billed as a press conference on a Better Security and Education for West Africa, for the sake of time, I will focus...

UNN is No 1 in Nigeria on World Universities Ranking Based On The Impact Of Publications

Prof Obinna Onwujekwe, (LinkMoment). World Ranking of Universities based on impact of publications ranks University of Nigeria Nsukka as No 1 in Nigeria and 14 in Africa. WEBOMETRICS just released its December 2015 ranking of Top 2000 Universities in the world based on their Google Scholar Citation profiles . It is my pleasure to inform you that UNN came 1st in Nigeria,...

Buhari Cancelled Maritime University In Delta State And Amachi Lied To Justify It

Ena Ofugara, (Link Moment). A Party's Eternal Enmity With Truth: The Maritime University Started By Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Cancelled By Buhari Administration Two media/news organizations conducted an investigation into the cancellation of on going construction of Maritime University in Delta State by the Buhari administration. I am sharing these pictures from two sites that took the time to visit...

Shine A Light On The Gaps – By Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala & Janeen Madan

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala & Janeen Madan, (LinkMoment). This essay is part of a special edition being published in partnership with Foreign Affairs, titled “African Farmers in the Digital Age.” This anthology explores the future of African food systems and the role that digital solutions can play in overcoming the isolation of smallholder farmers and speeding up rural development. Look for it...

Academically, Igbo Tops Other Nationalities And Equals “Model Minority” Chinese and Indians In The UK

Emeka Maduewesi, (NIGERIA MOMENT). Although the Chinese and Indians are still very conspicuously above even the best African nationalities, their superiority disappears when the Nigerian and other groups are broken down even further according to their different tribal ethnicities. Groups like the famous Igbo tribe, which has contributed much genetically to the African American blacks, are well known to be high...

Book Preview: Governance Buhari’s Way – Anthony Ogbo

Anthony Ogbo, (NIGERIA MOMENT) My new book about the regime is being polished for the press and would be released during the regimes first year in office, May, 2016. Here’s a preview: THE BOOK ■ This book is not a disqualification of the struggle for one Nigeria, but a scholarly composition about the misapplication of leadership in the executive structure: a paradigmatic...

Orji Williams Ukaegbu Makes The Best M.Eng Electrical/Electronic Engineering  Graduating Student All Sessions Including 2014/2015 At FUTO

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Just after the external defense of his Masters in Engineering research project on "Control Systems Engineering" held on the 23rd day of October, 2015, at the Postgraduate School (PGS), Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria (FUTO), Orji, Williams Ukaegbu (aka Williams Fishers) could not wait for the convocation ceremony held on December 5, 2015. The abstract of the Orji,...

NANNNA Held 6th Annual Scientific Conference in Washington DC – Patience Akhimien

(NIGERIA MOMENT). You are invited to submit an abstract for presentation at the upcoming National Association of Nigerian Nurses in North America (NANNNA) 6th Annual Scientific conference: "Promoting Global Health and Human Dignity in Diverse Populations” being held November 5-8, 2015, at Washington DC According to Patience Ronke Akhimiem, "the NANNNA is a voluntary organization set to better the health care...

Blocking Leakages in Government Finances and Activities – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

OMENT). The former Minister of Finance  Dr. NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA delivered a lecture titled "Blocking Leakages in Government Finances and Activities" at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN) Forum,  Durumi, Abuja, on February 17, 2015. READ ......... 1. Protocol 2. Your Graces, Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, it is with great pleasure that I stand before you this day to honour the invitation to speak at this CSN...

“Half Of A Yellow Sun” Wins ‘Best Of the Bests’ Baileys Prize In London – Ejike Ikezuagu

Half of Yellow Sun" By Chimamanda Ngozi Adiechie Wins-Award Bailey's Award In London
(NIGERIA MOMENT). On last Monday at the Piccadilly Theatre London, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “Half of a Yellow Sun” was named “Best of the Bests” of winners of the second decades of the Baileys Women’s Price for Fiction. Out of the 10 novels that had won the prize in the past decade, “Half of a Yellow Sun” was named the “best”. “Half...

Ten Prayers Every Growing Catholic Child Should Know – Emmanuel Ukaegbu

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Teaching your children how to pray can be a daunting task. The best place to start is with common prayers for children that can be easily memorized. Children who are making their First Communion should have memorized most of the following prayers, while the Grace Before Meals and the Guardian Angel Prayer are prayers that even very young...

20 Countries Currently Agitating For Their Independence Across The World – The Referendum Biafra

 (NIGERIA MOMENT). There are 20 countries that are currently agitating for their independence across the world. They are as follows: Tibet, Tamil Eelam, Matebeleland, Southern Cameroons, Basque Country, Kurdistan, Sulu, Biafra, Kashmir, Balochistan, Canary Islands, Sindh, Palestine, Sabah, Scotland, Catalonia, Sarawak, Panjaab, Rif, and West Papau. Catalonia was the most popular, but after the arrest and unlawful detention of the Director...

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