Nigeria: Meet Nigerians Who Got International Recognition
Ibiagbanidokibubo 'Agbani' Asenite Darego, popularly called Agbani Darego, (born December 22, 1982) is a model, best known as the first black African to be crowned Miss World in 2001. Darego hails from Abonnema, Rivers, and was born into a family of ...
Megan immortalized on stamps
... Ibiagbanidokibubo “Agbani” Asenite Darego, 2001, Nigeria; and Kaiane Aldorino, 2009, Gibraltar. (Crawford, Hosten, Swainson and Laronde were featured in Celso's personal collection of Misses World on stamps published in Funfare on Nov. 28, 2003.).
Дарего родом из Абонемы, штат Риверс (Abonnema, Rivers). Агбани была одной из восьмерых детей; детство у неё выдалось довольно тяжелым. Уже в 10 лет девочку отправили учиться в школу-интернат – в надежде защитить её от ...
20 most influential Nigerians
Like Shakespeare wrote about greatness in one of his classic plays, Macbeth, “Some were born great, while others had greatness thrust upon them”. I am not sure where these twenty wonderful Nigerians we have featured in this piece belong to in the ...