Nigeria-Based Online Entertainment Platform iROKO Will Finance “Nollywood” Films After Raising $19M – TechCrunch

(LinkMoment). TechCrunch - iROKO, an online entertainment platform that targets audiences in Sub-Saharan African countries, plans to strike more deals in Nigeria’s booming movie industry after securing $19 million in funding from French premium cable company Canal+ and Kinnevik, a returning investor. That amount is divided into $12 million of capital funding, which will be used to develop iROKO’s business and technology;...

How I Suddenly Started Loving The Igbos – Tyrano Tsunami

Tyrano Tsunami, (LinkMoment). THE MYTHS: As a boy growing up on the street of Port Harcourt, I was told so many horrible things about Igbos: I was told that Igbos were planning to push Rivers people to Abia State for the people of Abia to inhabit Rivers State because of our resources. I was told that Igbo people enslaved and ruled over my...

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,...

Thanksgiving Diner Preparation By a Nigerian-American Family – Ezinne Ogbureke

(Nigeria Moment). Thanksgiving is an American tradition which is celebrated on the third Thursday of November every year. That day is dedicated to giving thanks to God and appreciate all that He has done for his his people, hence the name 'Thanksgiving'. This year (2015), a Nigerian-American family gave Nigeria Moment exclusive insight into the diner preparation. Ezinne Ogbureke is so...

“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...

Onugbu (Bitterleaf) Soup Is An Anambra Delicacy – Amara Vicks

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Umunne m na umunna m, the long awaited ‪#‎SOUP‬ is finally here. As Almighty WHO say red meat no good for us again, the soup had to be made with afò anų (shaki or tripe) and ųkwų efi (cow leg). Mrs Vicks had to be up around 5:00 AM to make this specialty, going between getting the little...

“I Concur” – Timaya Featuring Don Jazzy (video)

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "DM Records dishes out the video to the recently released tune titled “I Concur” which has Timaya featuring Don jazzy on the Killertunes produced beat. The flick is directed by the talented Clarence Peters and has some African Elements inherent." - 9jabliz    

Head Tie: An Ornamental Head Covering Or Fashion Accessory Among Nigerian Women

(NIGERIA MOMENT). A head tie is a common women's cloth head scarf in many parts of Africa including Nigeria. Head tie ia huge part of Igbo women fashion. It is used for the traditional head covering used among most women and could be great part of their fashion.   Its uses or meaning may vary and depends on the country or tribe religion of...

Hair Styling: Crochet Braid by Angels Beauty

(NIGERIA MOMENT) "Crochet braid on my beautiful daughter. Like mother like daughter" Angels Beauty                   For your different kinds of Hair Style CONTACT Angels Beauty Hair 246 Union Street Lynn,  MA 01901. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nina.nasky Angelnina111 @ Instagram

Igbo Vegetable Soup Cooked With Ugu (Fluted Pumpkin Leaf)

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "Just finished cooking soup. Who cares to eat?" - Nnenna Kalu Igbo vegetable soup is a traditional Nigerian soup made with assorted meats, seafood and vegetable, in this case called Ugu fluted pumpkin.Ugu is the name for the fluted pumpkin leaf, which is grown in Nigeria and other tropical African countries. The ugu leaf is also called ikong ubong...

Uzo Aduba Wins Emmy Award As Supporting Actress, Drama Series

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "Congratulations to our own Actress Uzo Aduba for winning her second Emmy Award win in a two consecutive years. She won for her role in ' Orange is the new black' . We are very proud of you." - Kimberly Ogba WINNER: Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black (Netflix) Christina Hendricks, Mad Man (AMC) Joanne Froggett, Downton Abbey (PBS) Lena Headey,...

Hair Styling: Twisted Up Do

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "My beautiful BFF rocking her hair Twisted Up do" - Nina Angel For your different kinds of Hair Style CONTACT Angels Beauty Hair 246 Union Street Lynn,  MA 01901. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nina.nasky Angelnina111 @ Instagram

Hair Styling : Twist Braid

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "Had so much fun slaying this twist. This my beautiful babe is so down to earth. We killed it with Nigeria movie" - Nina Angel                         For Different Kinds of Hair Style CONTACT Angels Beauty Hair. 246 Union Street Lynn,  MA 01901. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nina.nasky Angelnina111 @ Instagram

Okija Association UK Holds 2015 Convention In London

The Women Wing of Okija United Kingdom exhibiting the Okija cultural  dance during the Inauguration and Award night event held at SELBY CENTRE NW LONDON on 5th September 2015. The event was to project Okija town and Okija UK association to the world, about our association and our willingness to partner with any group with the same vision for...

Nigerian Dr. Bennet Omalu’s Discovery Is Now The Subject of Will Smith’s Film Concussion

(NIGERIA MOMENT). According to Associated Press report, Sony Pictures Entertainment once again finds itself trying to justify its own inner dealings, this time over the upcoming Will Smith film about head trauma and the U.S. National Football League (NFL), "Concussion." The question surrounds just how hard-hitting is "Concussion," a film due out in December that dramatizes the forensic pathologist, Dr. Bennet...

NigeriaMoment Radio Is Now Live on Tunein

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Listen to NigeriaMoment Radio on Tunein http://tunein.com/radio/NigeriaMoment-Radio-s251396/  

How Much Respect Do You Show Igbos? – Ena Ofugara

(NIGERIA MOMENT). I (Ena Ofugara) am not Igbo. I am proud of my Urhobo. However, as a student of history, I wish to show just what these great people came/come against and yet thrive. Okay, the incessant killings in the North will be glossed over so as to make this article not overly long. The civil war will also not be...

Switching Lanes: By Paul Uche – Nd Uche

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Get it. Read it. Gift it. Available worldwide. BOOK DESCRIPTION A young basketball player makes a move that shocks his coach and fellow players. An ornery, independent old man struggles to escape the confines of a nursing home. In a school dormitory, a group of bullied boys plan a revolution against their older oppressors. A devoted musician watches his band disintegrate...

Col. Robert Akonobi Urges Igbo Parents To Reduce Bride Price – by Vanguard

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Vanguard News reports about the customary marriage rites and bribe price in Igboland Awka - Former Military governor of old Anambra State, Col. Robert Akonobi (rtd), has pleaded with Igbo parents to reduce the bride price of their daughters so that ‘’our young boys can marry them.” “To me, this topic (bride price) has been dealt with in the past...

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