Three Nigerian-Americans Win Legislative Seats in US

Three Americans with Nigerian descent, Oye Owolewa, Esther Agbaje, and Nnamdi Chukwuocha have emerged victorious in the US elections held on Tuesday. While Agbaje won a House of Representatives seat in Minnesota, Owolewa was declared winner of the shadow election in the District of Columbia (DC). During elections, voters of the District of Columbia elect... Continue Reading →

US Senate gets first Nigerian-American congressman

Mr. Oye Owolewa on Tuesday night became the first Nigerian-American to be elected to the U.S. Congress. The 30-year-old is heading to the U.S. Senate to represent the District of Columbia (DC) as a shadow congressman under the Democratic Party. Owolewa scored a whopping 164,026 votes, representing 82.84 per cent of the total votes cast.... Continue Reading →

Nine Nigerian-Americans Contesting In United States Election On Tuesday

As the United States of America heads to the polls on Tuesday, no less than nine Nigerian-Americans are on the ballot for various elective offices. Apart from the presidential election, governorship elections are taking place in 11 states and two territories while congressional elections are also holding for all 435 seats of the US House... Continue Reading →

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