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Nigeria, Happy Independence Day !!!

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New Orleans Wake Up

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Today we celebrate Nigerian Independence. Join us as we feature aspects of Nigerian history, culture, music, arts, its diverse regions, its resilient and progressive  people. Listen as we speak with Nigerians about the meaning of Nigerian Independence and hope for the future. This nation is Africa's most populous and it has Africa's largest economy. Listen and enjoy as we share information about this great country and its people. 

Guest speakers

Dr. Tanure Ojaide (Poet and Professor of Africana Studies)  UNC Charlotte

Dr. Toyin Falola ( Historian) University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Ernest Airhia (President) The Association of Nigerians in New Orleans

Dr. Udubuisi Ezeluomba (Curator), New Orleans Museum of Art

Mr. Paul Okhakia (Officer) The Association of Nigerians in New Orleans

Mr. Ayodele Owolabi,  Art Exhibitionist  New Orleans, Louisiana