Othuke Umokoro Wins 2021 Brunel International African Poetry Prize

Othuke Umokoro has emerged winner of the 2021 Brunel International African Poetry Prize with his poem titled “A Mountain Cracks Before Translation”.

The £3,000 prize winner, Othuke Umokoro, is a poet and playwright who studied playwriting at the University of Ibadan and teaches literature to high school students.

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Eight Nigerians Selected Into African #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class Of 2021

Eight Nigerians have been selected into the African #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021.

According to Youtube on the inaugural #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class:

“We’re excited to spotlight Black creatives and to continue to center both their voices and perspectives. As part of that mission, we developed the #YouTubeBlackVoices grant program  — an initiative dedicated to investing in Black creators and artists, and equipping them with the resources to succeed on our platform. This grant program is part of our larger #YouTubeBlackVoices Fund, a global, multi-year commitment to empower Black creators and artists on our platform, as well as to produce and acquire new YouTube Original programs, focusing on racial justice and Black experiences.

After many months of collaboration, we’re excited to introduce you to our inaugural class of #YouTubeBlackVoices creator grantees from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa, who are part of our 132 creators from across the world who are participating in the Class of 2021.

In the coming months, we will work closely with the Class of 2021. This will include dedicated partner support, seed funding invested into the development of their channels, and participation in an intensive development program that will focus on training in production, community engagement and wellbeing, followed by ongoing workshops and networking programs.”

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Titan Trust Bank Wins 2021 Global Finance World Best Trade Finance Provider In Nigeria

Titan Trust Bank has emerged winner of the 2021 Global Finance World Best Trade Finance Provider in Nigeria.

Titan Trust Bank was established on the 12th of December, 2018 and obtained its National Banking license on the 26th of April 2019, operating as a fully commercial National Bank in Nigeria.​

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