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Nigerian-Americans pledge support to Biden

A coalition of Nigerian-American organisations in the US has pledged its support to President-elect Joe Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris. This was conveyed in a congratulatory message by the Organisation for the Advancement of Nigerians on behalf of 18 other professional, religious and socio-cultural bodies. “On behalf of Nigerian-American communities in the United States, please accept our warm congratulations on …

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First Nigerian American elected to United States Congress

Adeoye Omolewa has been elected into the US House of Representative. The Democratic candidate defeated its Republican rival on Tuesday to gain a ‘shadow’ (non-voting) seat in the House to represent the District of Columbia (also known as DC or Washington) which is the capital city of the United States of America. Owolewa garnered a whopping 164,026 votes, representing 82.84 …

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