Banky W To Perform At Miss Nigeria USA Pageant 2015

IMG_7646Smooth R&B artist, Banky W is confirmed to perform at the upcoming Miss Nigeria USA Pageant. The annual pageant will be held on Saturday, May 23rd 2015 at the Alvin Alley Theater in New York City. Red Carpet is scheduled to start at 5pm and the main event will start at 6pm.

MNUSA is a cultural, entertaining and educational event that seeks to celebrate the talent and intellectual abilities of young Nigerian women in America. The aim of the event is to reach out to the Nigerian diaspora and provide a positive space to celebrate our dynamic and rich cultural heritage.

Don’t miss this exciting show! For tickets go to http://missnigeriausa.eventbrite.com

Miss Nigeria USA 2015– Meet The Contestants!

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mnusaMeet the 18 beauties who will compete for the 2015 Miss Nigeria USA title. The winner will receive over $10,000.00 in cash and prizes, an all expense paid trip to Nigeria, and will team up with a Charity organization to impact the lives of women and children in Nigeria and abroad. They will also represent Nigeria at the Miss Africa USA pageant. Take a look through each of their looks, and be sure to attend the inaugural Miss Nigeria USA beauty pageant (MNUSA) taking place on Saturday, May 23 2015 at the Alvin Alley Theater on 405 West 55th Street, NY 10019. Red Carpet is scheduled to start at 5pm prompt and show starts at 6pm.

Who will be crowned the first Miss Nigeria USA? With performance by Banky W, this is an event you definitely do not want to miss! For Tickets go to www.missnigeriausa.eventbrite.com

For more info follow check out www.missnigeriausa.com. Be sure to follow Miss Nigeria USA on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

BREAKING NEWS: Muhammadu Buhari Defeats Goodluck Jonathan

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On Tuesday, March 31 2015, Mr Muhammadu. Buhari’s campaign said it was confident that it had won.

“We knew that we had the numbers last night, but dealing with the type of government we have, we have never really felt we are out of the woods,” said Garba Shehu, a campaign spokesman for Mr. Buhari’s party, the All Progressives Congress. “Clearly we have won it. We are going to the party headquarters now and the presidential candidate will declare victory.

Buhari received 15.4 million votes against 13.3 million for Jonathan.

Nigerian Young Professionals Forum USA| An Afternoon With President Goodluck Jonathan| See The Pictures!

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On Sunday, March 22 2015, Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) hosted an event titled “An Afternoon With President Goodluck Jonathan”. In this interactive session, the President enlighted young people on the need to cast a vote for the right candidate in the 2015 Nigerian General Elections. The pictures are from the USA chapter.

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Saheela Ibraheem, 19 Year Old Nigerian Makes ‘World’s 50 smartest teenagers’ list

On February 26, 2015, President Obama & Michelle Obama hosted a special reception at the White House to recognize Saheela Ibraheem along with 49 others for their outstanding academic achievements and for making the ‘World’s 50 smartest teenagers’ list. The list of attendees included Nancy Pelosi, members of the US Congress and members of the congressional Black Caucus.

Nigerian born, New Jersey native Saheela Ibraheem was admitted to Harvard at the age of 15. She is currently studying Neurobiology with hopes of becoming a scientist and will graduate this May. She made history by becoming one of the youngest students to ever attend the prestigious university, and is now listed as ’50 World’s Smartest Teenagers’.

In a statement by President Obama

“There are a lot of teenagers in the world. Saheela is like one of the 50 smartest ones. That’s pretty smart. And she’s a wonderful young lady. She’s like the State Department and the National Institute of Health all rolled into one. And we are so proud of your accomplishments and all that lies ahead of you. And you reflect our history. Young people like you inspire our future.”

Saheela| itweetnaija.com

Interesting Facts About Saheela:
She received a perfect 800 score on the Mathematics section of the SAT
She speaks Yoruba, Arabic, Spanish and Latin
Wanted to be a brain scientist at the age of 5
Plays the trombone & sings in the choir
Plays softball and football

The World’s 50 Smartest Teenagers List

1. Jack Andraka, 16, Maryland, USA
2. Jacob Barnett, 14, Indiana, USA
3. Marian Bechtel, 18, Pennsylvania, USA
4. Shree Bose, 18, Texas, USA
5. Phoebe Cai, 15, Pennsylvania, USA
6. Marko Calasan, 14, Macedonia
7. Colin Carlson, 16, California, USA
8. Moshe Kai Cavalin, 15, California, USA
9. Ainan Celeste Cawley, 13, Singapore
10. Sitan “Stan” Chen, 17, Georgia, USA
11. Nick D’Aloisio, 17, United Kingdom
12. Eric Delgado, 18, New Jersey, USA
13. Kathryn DiMaria, 14, Michigan, USA
14. Kelvin Doe, 16, Sierra Leone
15. Tim Doner, 17, New York, USA
16. Santiago Gonzalez, 14, Colorado, USA
17. Nolan Gould, 14, California, USA
18. Hou Yifan, 19, China
19. Adam Holland, 17, Washington, DC, USA
20. Joey Hudy, 16, Arizona, USA
21 Saheela Ibraheem, 16, New Jersey, USA
22. Isha Jain, 17, Pennsylvania, USA
23. Erin King, 19, Georgia, USA
24. Talia Leman, 17, Iowa, USA
25. Jason Li, 15, California, USA
26. Lauren Marbe, 16, United Kingdom
27. Dalumuzi Mhlanga, 20, Zimbabwe
28. Neha Ramu, 13, United Kingdom
29. Shouryya Ray, 17, Germany
30. Gabriel See, 15, Washington, USA
31. Nur Muhammad Shafiullah, 17, Bangladesh
32. Kensen Shi, 17, Texas, USA
33. Raghav Sood, 15, India
34. Stephen R. Stafford II, 16, Georgia, USA
35. Marissa Stephens, 16, Indiana, USA
36. Lawrence Sun, 16, Oregon, USA
37. Andrey Sushko, 18, Washington, USA
38. Adora Lily Svitak, 16, Washington, USA
39. Achille Tenkiang, 17, Delaware, USA
40. Dylan Toh, 13, Singapore
41. Nithin Tumma, 18, Michigan, USA
42. Sarah Volz, 17, Colorado, USA
43. Ari Weinstein, 18, Pennsylvania, USA
44. Brittany Wenger, 18, Florida, USA
45. Taylor Wilson, 19, Nevada, USA
46. Farrell Wu, 13, Philippine
47-49. The Yip Kids: Bryan, 20; Michelle, 18; and Anthony, 10; Singapore
50. Angela Zhang, 16, California, USA