Nigeria Diaspora Global Development Conference – 2018

OVERVIEW The Conference will cover areas of national integration, communal livelihood and protection, public spirit, nationality, the right to vote and be voted for. The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisations (NIDO) while an apolitical organisation, will set the tone for manifesto pitching during one of the sessions. Panelists who will be representing the different political parties Read more about Nigeria Diaspora Global Development Conference – 2018[…]

RUNSS X NNC Careers and Networking Event 2.0

  We recently ran a successful second edition of  the Careers and Networking Event with the Reading University Nigerian Student Society (RUNSS). The event informed students about career options and employers, provided inspiration and encouragement and at the end, provided an opportunity for the students to connect with the various professionals.             Read more about RUNSS X NNC Careers and Networking Event 2.0[…]

Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award 2017

  OVERVIEW  The Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award, in partnership with the UK Press Foreign Association, is dedicated to finding ambitious young journalists from across the globe. Judges of the award look for stories that are revelatory, prompt public debate and have led to, or have the potential to leave to, positive change in society. Read more about Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award 2017[…]

Kayode Lawal aims to Promote Technology across Africa

Kayode Lawal is the founder of Associate Box, a freelance market company, who aims to promote technology across Africa   Please tell us about yourself. My name is Kayode Lawal and my area of expertise is in the tech industry. Following my first degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s degree in Technology and Innovation Management, Read more about Kayode Lawal aims to Promote Technology across Africa[…]

#ShapedByCulture – Know Your Roots Foundation Official Launch

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –   OVERVIEW  #ShapedByCulture – providing a platform for young people from African-Caribbean descent to perform, promote and present their ventures and talents. This event will be an exciting opportunity to network, collaborate and converse with like minded people to unite & come up with ways to develop the third Read more about #ShapedByCulture – Know Your Roots Foundation Official Launch[…]

Start Ups for Africa – Masterclass: How to Harness the Power of Your Personal Brand

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –    OVERVIEW What is your personal brand and why does it matter? Do you actually need one? As the quote above states, you don’t just need one, you already have one! It’s what you do with it that matters. As a start-up founder, owner or director, consultant or adviser, Read more about Start Ups for Africa – Masterclass: How to Harness the Power of Your Personal Brand[…]

Akindolie Medical Scholarship 2017

OVERVIEW  In April 2016, the Akindolie Medical Scholarship was established to honour the memory of Dr Frank Olufemi Akindolie, a German-trained doctor who built a successful medical practice in Lagos, Nigeria, whilst also supporting the pipeline of future UK junior doctors. This is important because morale amongst junior doctors is at an all time low due Read more about Akindolie Medical Scholarship 2017[…]