Pearlena Igbokwe Becomes First African Female Head Of Major US Television Studio

Pearlena Igbokwe, an Igbo-Nigerian-American media executive, has been appointed chairman of Universal Studio Group in the U.S. Universal Studio Group is a division of NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information for global audience. Mrs Igbokwe becomes the first womanContinue reading “Pearlena Igbokwe Becomes First African Female Head Of Major US Television Studio”

How Igbos Used Imu-Ahia To Conquer Poverty

So, we came across some tweets detailing the Igbo apprenticeship system called Imu-Ahia or ‘learning market’. We know what you like, so we are dropping the link for you in the embedded tweet below (tweet loading). Nigerian Government. Greeted by great poverty, halting of livelihood and scarcity of funds with no hope in sight, NdiContinue reading “How Igbos Used Imu-Ahia To Conquer Poverty”

Doctor Onwude Creates ‘Digital Drug’ Zemedy

Dr Jossy Onwude and Ms. Elena Mustatea have created an app that treats people suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). The name of the App is Zemedy. It is so successful that they play plan to create more Apps to cure more sick people. The first solution the team built which has launched in theContinue reading “Doctor Onwude Creates ‘Digital Drug’ Zemedy”

New Jersey Governor Elect Phil Murphy Appoints 4 Igbos Into Transition Team

The Governor-elect of New Jersey, US, has appointed 4 nwa afor Igbo as members of his transition team. The are: Mazi Polly Ubah – Education, Access amd Opportunity unit; Mazi Charles Ugo Eke – Technology and Innovation unit; Mazi Francis Owoh – Environment and Energy unit, And Mazi Iwuozo Obilor – Health unit Congrats toContinue reading “New Jersey Governor Elect Phil Murphy Appoints 4 Igbos Into Transition Team”

Mazi Kaycee Madu Appointed Justice Minister In Alberta, Canada

Mazi Kaycee Madu, has been appointed as the justice minister and solicitor general of the Canadian province of Alberta. Madu was born in the Igbo speaking part of Nigeria 47 years ago. He and his wife relocated from Nigeria to Canada in 2005. Within 15 years he has achieved this feat. Praising Madu, Premier JasonContinue reading “Mazi Kaycee Madu Appointed Justice Minister In Alberta, Canada”