Letter from America

Letter from America

Hi dear, Promoting The New Americans magazine in Columbus, Ohio reminds me of the early days of Aviation Weekly newspaper in Lagos, Nigeria in the year 2000. I will join other staff – about 10 in Lagos – to sell, market and promote the newspaper in and around the Lagos airport. We also tried to […]

Letter from America

Letter from America

Hi dear, Working on the first issue of The New Americans newsletter during the week reminded me of Eben Howells, we call him Zito. He did graphic designs or page planning for all my publications in Lagos, Nigeria from 2000 to 2011. He was introduced by Prince Akinpelu Browne when I needed someone to do […]

Being cautious of Summer Heat

Being cautious of Summer Heat

By Patrick Olabode CNP MSN These days we have temperature at between 70 degrees Fahrenheit and 90degrees while humidity is between 50percent and 70ercent. These are excessive heat and humidity season. Excessive heat accompanied with humid conditions pose risk for dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Exposure to heat can cause heat rash, heat cramps, […]

Nigeria… The Illusion that was called a Growing Economy

Nigeria… The Illusion that was called a Growing Economy

By Roman Oseghale _________Why the economic figures were unsustainable and promoted by corruption In 2013 Nigeria re-based her old Gross Domestic Product, GDP figures to a new one of USD$510 overtaking South Africa to become Africa’s biggest economy. But a closer look at the figures reveal a lot of inconsistencies and an economy built and […]

Letter from America

Letter from America

Hi dear, In 2012 while campaigns for the Presidential elections were on and President Barack Obama seeking reelection, the Supreme Court delivered judgement on the Affordable Health Care Act, also known as Obama Care. It was a 5 – 4 decision in favor of the Obama Care. Prior to that judgment, the Republican Party and […]

Letter from America

Letter from America

Hi dear, Not very good week in the United States of America following the shooting and killing of 49 people in a night club and also an alligator snatching a two-year old boy into a lake in the presence of the father, all in Florida. The body of the boy was recovered the next day, […]

Letter from America

Letter from America

Hi dear, This week makes it exactly five years of relocating to the United States of America. We left the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Nigeria aboard a Turkish Airlines on Monday June 6, 2011. The Chicago O’Hare International Airport destination was through Istanbul, Turkey and we safely arrived Chicago in the afternoon of June […]

Zika!

Zika!

The Immigrant is extremely happy to have Nurse Practitioner Patrick Olabode join the Team of Columnists working hard to inform, educate and entertain our esteemed readers and followers. Welcome on board! Current trend in health circles of challenge lately to nations is a disease called Zika.  Zika is a disease caused by a virus and […]

Letter from America

Letter from America

Hi dear, Monday May 29 was Memorial Day in the U. S. Memorial Day is a special and symbolic time to remember, honor and show appreciation to the people that died while serving in the U. S military for their sacrifice. It was commemorated with visit to cemeteries or memorials, family gatherings and participation in […]

Hunger, not war can end the world.

Hunger, not war can end the world.

By Owei Lakemfa We live in a highly insecure world. However, the greatest source of global insecurity is not ISIS, Trumpism or the nuclear arms race; it is hunger, powered by the perhaps, the most devastating but virtually unreported drought in living memory. As this reality dawned on me, I thought about children going to […]

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