nigeria

Black Folks Taking Over: Nigeria’s Population to Surpass America’s

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Nigeria’s population will become the third most populated country, overtaking the United States of America, by 2050 according to a report released by the United Nations. Currently coming in at number seven on the world’s most populated country list, this drastic position change will be...

Sisters Launch Beauty Brand for Black Women

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Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa are the beautiful Nigerian sisters behind the up-and-coming beauty brand — Bolden. As a brand built by black women, we exist to embolden women like us to confidently embrace their natural beauty. Through expertly-cra­fted, responsibly-sourced, and tailor-made beauty experiences, we’ll...

Newly Crowned Miss Helsinki Receives Racist Backlash

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Onnea Miss Helsinki 2017 Sephora Ikalaba ✨?? A photo posted by Miss Helsinki (@misshelsinkiofficial) on Jan 6, 2017 at 6:25am PST Sephora Ikalaba, a 19-year-old Nigerian contestant, was recently voted Miss Helsinki 2017. But let’s just say, some people in the country aren’t too happy....

Black Billionaire Robert Smith Will Pay for Education of Kidnapped Chibok Girls

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Now this is how you make a difference. Robert Smith, the founder of private equity shop, Vista Equity Partners, which is best known for fixing up enterprise software outfits, has an estimated net worth at $2.5 billion. And now he’s helping the lives of 24...

Nigerian Church Collapse Killing Parishioners

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Some speculate that at least 100 people were killed when a church in southeastern Nigeria collapsed onSunday. “At Uyo teaching hospital where I am now I could see over a hundred corpses, many are heaped on top off each other on the floor,” said photojournalist...

CNN Set to Launch Nigerian Bureau

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CNN is going abroad and launching a new multi-platform in Nigeria. “This is a truly integrated role, and one that underlines CNN’s commitment to both Nigeria and Africa as a whole.  Stephanie will work across our platforms on both news and feature content.  In particular,...