Nigeria

How I Spent My Winter Vacation

I’m back. I spent the holidays overseas in my home country of Nigeria, with a brief stay in The Netherlands before that. The trip featured a celebration for my Grandmother, Ifeoma Okeke, and all she’s accomplished. You’ll find pictures of my family and friends from my stay in Nigeria, as well as some images of …

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Guest Spotlight: Okwy Anyanwu

Meeting new people is enjoyable. It’s particularly gratifying when they’re of shared heritage. Nigeria, a nation as synonymous with human capital as it is oil reserves, continues to make waves in fashion, technology, and entertainment. I met Okwy Anyanwu at an event for Nigerian professionals in New York City in March. She works in television production and, if you live in …

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Nigerian Independence

October 1 was the 51st anniversary of Nigerian Independence Day. Yes, I’m Nigerian. And no, our main export is not “internet scams”. Read up: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigeria#Key_sectors

Mr. Irrelevant 2011 is a Nigerian

Mr. Irrelevant is the last pick in the NFL Draft. Every year, this player gets a custom jersey and a week long vacation in California. Meet Mr Irrelevant 2011: Chetachi Ozougwu. Cheta’s Bio: http://www.riceowls.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/ozougwu_cheta00.html