The Weeknd was born Abel Makkonen Tesfaye on 16 February, 1990, Toronto, Canada. The Weeknd immigrants to Canada parents are Samra and Makkonen Tesfaye. Before the Weeknd made it big, he worked folding shirts at an American Apparel retail store in downtown Toronto around 2010. The Weeknd Biography now.
Born on June 12th 1963 in Ondo State, Nigeria, T.B. Joshua’s (Temitope Balogun Joshua) journey was a humbling story of how God raised a young man from a poverty-stricken home to lead an international ministry that would attract thousands worldwide to witness the reality of God’s power today. He started The Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN). Continue reading T.B. Joshua Biography and Profile.
Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao was born on 14 September 1965 at Enugu. Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao was appointed the 21st chief of the air staff (CAS) on February 26, by President Muhammadu Buhari. Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao Biography and Profile.
Octavia Estelle Butler was born on June 22, 1947. She received a MacArthur “Genius” Grant and PEN West Lifetime Achievement Award. NASA named the landing site of the agency’s Perseverance rover “Octavia E. Butler Landing,” after the science fiction author Octavia E. Butler. Read Octavia E. Butler Biography.
Wunmi Mosaku, 5′ 9″ (1.74m) tall, was born in Zaria, Nigeria, on 31 July 1986. She emigrated to Manchester, where she attended Trinity Church of England High School and Xaverian Sixth Form College. Read Wunmi Mosaku Biography and Profile.
Born 11 September 1964, UK to Nigerian parents, Mo Abudu moved to Lagos in 1993 and spent more than a decade in the corporate world, where she launched a consulting firm and, later, a hotel. Mo Abudu, Nigerian media entrepreneur and talk show host, is the founder of Ebony Life TV.
Oscar Onyema holds the Nigerian national honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON); is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (IOD); Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS); Associate of Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) in the UK; Holder of FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 in the USA. Read Oscar Onyema Biography.
Odetta gave life to the songs by workingmen and slaves, farmers and miners, housewives and washerwomen. Odetta once observed: “I’m not a real folksinger. I don’t mind people calling me that, but I’m a musical historian.”
BTS, an acronym of Bangtan Sonyeondan or “Beyond the Scene”, is a South Korean boyband that has been capturing the hearts of millions of fans globally. The members of BTS are RM, Jin, SUGA, j-hope, Jimin, V and Jung Kook. After bringing together the seven young artists, Big Hit Entertainment’s Bang Si-hyuk first debuted BTS to the world in 2013 with their first album 2 Cool 4 Skool and lead single “No More Dream” to moderate success. They also entered the Japanese market with a Japanese-language version of their single. BTS continued to release albums in Korean and Japanese and to tour Asia over the following years, with a few stops in the U.S. in 2015 for KCON.