Nigerian roots at heart of Texas A&M’s Justin Madubuike drive for success in NFL

Texas A&M’s Justin Madubuike doesn’t know what’ll be on the menu when his family gathers for the NFL Draft on Thursday night. Maybe a few Nigerian specialties such as fried plantains or a soup his mom has made for years….

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Why is Houston, Texas the city with the most Nigerians in America?

By Thi H. Nguyen I have a theory that what kick-started Houston’s popularity as a destination for Nigerian immigrants is the rise of one of Nigeria’s most well-known exports at one point, if not the most well known–Hakeem Olajuwon, formerly…

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Houston City Hall, Highway Bridges to be illuminated in Green to Nigeria

HOUSTON (September 12, 2019) Brace for impact because Houston is about to be hit with cultural vibrations in Downtown Houston. On the eve of the most awaited Nigeria Cultural Parade, the City of Houston will be honoring Nigeria’s Independence Day…

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Photos: Nigerian Cultural Parade & Festival creates true ‘Naija’ experience

For the third year in a row, the Nigeria Cultural Parade and Festival will take center stage in downtown Houston and thousands are expected to attend. The city of Houston is home to the largest population of Nigerians outside the…

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PBS Program Highlights Nigerian Food And Culture In Houston

Chef Marcus Samuelsson has a unique perspective on food and culture, with family roots in Sweden and Ethiopia. His exposure to those cultures and their cuisine has helped spark his interest in learning about food from all over the world…

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Houston Native Honored as Camp Lemonnier Member in the Spotlight

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti – Personnel Specialist 3rd Class Azeem Emiola, a native of Houston, Texas is one of the scribes in the Emergency operations Center and was recognized as the Camp Lemonnier Member in the Spotlight for the week of…

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