Tag Archives: New York

COVID-19: Nigeria Evacuates 289 Stranded Nationals From US

The Federal Government has announced that at least 289 Nigerians stranded in the United States due to coronavirus-related border closure have returned home. The evacuees reportedly took off from New Jersey on Tuesday night using an Ethiopian Airlines plane and is expected to land at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on Wednesday afternoon. This is the fourth…

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Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh, Gruesomely Murdered In The US

Social media is currently mourning Fahim Saleh, the owner of Nigeria’s motorcycle-hailing company, GoKada, who was found dead in the United States. According to The New York Post, Members of the New York Police Department (NYPD) found his dismembered body his New York apartment around 3:30pm (New York time) on Tuesday July 14. Sources described the killing as…

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ICYMI: Nigeria To Prepare Evacuation Flight For Stranded Nationals In US

On Friday, the Federal Government approved the evacuation of another batch of stranded Nigerians from the United States of America. In a statement issued by the Nigeria Consulate in New York, the Nigerian government had approved a third evacuation flight from the Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey to carry the evacuees from July 17, 2020. While calling…

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Popular US-Based Nigerian Restaurateur, Jonathan Adewumi, Dies Of Coronavirus At 57

Nigerian entrepreneur, Jonathan Adewumi who is popular for running a Brooklyn restaurant that became a gathering place for Africans in diaspora has passed away due to complications from the novel coronavirus. The 57-year-old who grew up in New York, known for dressing celebrities like Stevie Wonder in Nigerian garments and creating a Nigerian film festival died on April 17…

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Divorce Rates Spike In New York As Couples Are Forced To Self-Isolate Together

Divorce rates have rapidly increased in New York due to couples staying in for self-quarantine. A similar occurrence also happened in China where couples were also divorcing during their mandatory quarantine. In a report by Page Six, most of these couples seeking divorce are involuntarily spending time together in small apartments or houses that can…

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Gabrielle Union Ups The Street Style Game With The All-White Trend

While attending a soiree at a French bakery in SoHo, Gabrielle Union wowed in an ultra-chic look on the streets of New York. The Hollywood actress sported the all-white trend in an asymmetric skirt and sharply tailored jacket ensemble by Vietnamese-American designer Peter Do. Her pleated maxi skirt offered up a look at her legs with its sheer fabric…

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OB Lifestyle: Kim Oprah’s Vacation Style Was So On Point—Here’s How To Copy It

You know how you tend to fret and over-pack when getting ready for a summer vacation? Well, we can all take tips from Kim Oprah because the BBNaija star’s travel style is totally on point. While most of us wounded down our summer getaways, Kim packed her bags and treated herself to a gorgeous trip…

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Travelstart Takes Adebayo Oke-Lawal of Orange Culture to New York Fashion Week For Debut Show

Catch Adebayo’s full interview with Travelstart Below  This fashion week, Travelstart Nigeria teamed up with Orange Culture founder, Adebayo Oke-Lawal to fly him to New York for his debut New York Fashion Week (NYFW) show. A highly coveted event, NYFW has seen collections from the most esteemed and exclusive designers in the industry. This well-deserved…

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Nobel Prize Winner and Author Of “Beloved,” Toni Morrison Bows Out At 88

Nobel Prize Winner and Author Of “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other novels, Toni Morrison has died, according to her publisher Alfred A. Knopf , she died on Monday night in New York. The literary lion whose narrative voice soared from deep tenderness to searing power in writing gave up the ghost aged 88 years old.…

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