A Time of Celebration or a Need for Deep Reflection?

As we get into the celebration of Nigeria’s 56th Independence Day, people going to work in national colours and clubs hosting Independence parties to name a few, one question silently looms; do we have something worth celebrating? Nigeria gained independence in 1960 after almost 60 years of British colonisation which was followed by a predominantly Read more about A Time of Celebration or a Need for Deep Reflection?[…]

Marie Leo Johnson has one thing on her mind: Nigeria

Founder of Nigerian Independence Fashion Show UK, Project Manager of Thinking of Nigeria and Heels4Africa, Marie Leo Johnson has one thing on her mind: Nigeria.   What was the inspiration behind the Nigeria Independence Fashion Show UK and when did it start? It started in 2013 and it was on a much smaller scale. I’ve Read more about Marie Leo Johnson has one thing on her mind: Nigeria[…]

Sisters in Law: Opening the Discussion

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED – OVERVIEW This event will look to bring together Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women and provide a forum for discussion and possible solutions on key issues that impact career development and progression. With the help of prominent researcher, Hilary Sommerlad, The Law Society hope to inform future research Read more about Sisters in Law: Opening the Discussion[…]

Black History Inspiration Evening 2016 – Law Society UK

– THIS EVENT HAD ENDED – EVENT The Law Society UK presents the annual Black History Month Inspiration Evening which brings together an impressive line up of inspiring lawyers. The night will profile and celebrate innumerable challenges lawyers who have faced and overcame obstacles on their professional journey. The line up of inspirational speakers and positive role Read more about Black History Inspiration Evening 2016 – Law Society UK[…]

Start-ups for Africa: Tech for Development Showcase

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –     Details Do It Now Now, in collaboration with Diaspora in Tech Week, and Campus London, will be hosting a number of incredible tech start-ups that are using their work for the betterment of people living on the continent of Africa. Tech for development; defined as anything that can be Read more about Start-ups for Africa: Tech for Development Showcase[…]

Zakari Ajia – Founder of GreendPad Enterprise

  Zakari Ajia is the founder of GreenPad Enterprise, a multi-award winning UK social enterprise which provides sustainability services to communities and businesses to improve their green credentials, reduce utility costs and carbon footprints.     Can you briefly tell us about yourself? I am a sustainability professional with expertise in energy and environmental sustainability. Read more about Zakari Ajia – Founder of GreendPad Enterprise[…]

Nigerian Impact Week

– THIS EVENT HAS PASSED –    Detail ThinkingofNigeria.com presents: ‘Nigerian Impact Week’. The week will provide Nigerian’s in the UK an opportunity to utilise their gifts and craft to empower and inspire others, and for those attending, the opportunity to learn something new. Sessions include: Personal finance seminars Cooking classes Motivational and entrepreneurial workshops Read more about Nigerian Impact Week[…]

African Diaspora Awards

– Nominations Closed –   Details: The African Diaspora Awards aims to identify and celebrate notable Africans that have excelled in various spheres of life, as well as individuals in society who have contributed to the advancement of Africans in the Diaspora and Africa as a whole in the United States.   Required criteria: 1. Read more about African Diaspora Awards[…]

Uncelebrated Nigerians Awards UK GALA Dinner

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –     THEME: Recognising and Honouring Nigerian Heroes who have excelled in numerous fields of endevour   DETAILS  The Uncelebrated Nigerians Awards UK will be a classy gala dinner that will attract community leaders, guests from Nigeria and high commission officials, organised to honour ordinary Nigerians in the UK who Read more about Uncelebrated Nigerians Awards UK GALA Dinner[…]

Nigerian Independence Fashion Show UK 2016

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –     DETAILS The Nigeria Independence Fashion Show (NIFS) will be an evening to connect, celebrate the vibrant Nigerian culture and support the development of The Nwannediya Health Centre. The Centre will be one of the first health centres in Nigeria to be technologically advanced, take great pride in continuous Read more about Nigerian Independence Fashion Show UK 2016[…]