Mazi Emeka Akude Becomes First Black Elected To Cologne City Council

Dr. John Emeka Akude made history yesterday as the FIRST BLACK man to be elected member of Cologne’s City Council in Germany. He is a Political scientist and from Abatete in Anambra State. Herzlichen Glückwunsch! Dr. Credit: @AfamDeluxo

Congrats. Be great.

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 woman of African descent to head a major American television studio.

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BBC Discusses Osu Caste Discrimination After Romeo And Juliet Couple Commit Suicide

Romeo and Juliet tragedy came to life recently after an Igbo couple killed themselves because they were prevented from getting married. Reason was the ancient Osu Caste discrimination.

In the BBC article, a victim of Osu Caste discrimination laments that people who come to borrow money from victims of Osu Caste discrimination prevent their children from marrying them.

The BBC discusses this and also Nneji, an organisation that helps victims of Osu Caste discrimination find marriage partners.

The article also spotlights some champions of the struggle against Osu Caste discrimination.

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BBNaija: Tricky Tee Totally Owned Last Week

BBNaija Lockdown housemate Tricky Tee won the Head of House, and several challenges last week, including the famous Arena Games.

As if that wasn’t enough, the 2 people he nominated for eviction, Prince and Kiddwaya, got evicted.

To Tricky’s fans, this is what is called a run of good luck. Let’s see if Tricky, who shares the same state with ex President Goodluck Jonathan, continues his run of good luck this week. Challengingly, he is not eligible for Head of House activity this week.