Monday, 25 July 2011

Chukwudiebere Maduabum



Chukwudiebere Maduabum (born March 19, 1991) is a basketball player from Nigeria for the Denver Nuggets. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the 2011 NBA Draft with the 56th pick, but was traded to Denver Nuggets.

Chukwudiebere, a 6-foot-9 power forward better known as Chu Chu is the third player drafted straight from the D-League, following in the footsteps of fellow second round picks Mike Taylor and Latavious Williams.

He is one to watch.

Monday, 18 July 2011

Gossy Ukanwoke



One to watch

Gossy Ukanwoke is the Founder/CEO of Students Circle Network and a student of Girne American University.

Students Circle Network, a Kyrenia-area start-up (Girne American University Roots) founded in 2010 - is an educational social network for college and high school students with interests in providing free course resources/materials, live faculty/teacher/lecturer help to students, scholarship offers, study groups and many more students services across the globe for FREE.

They are currently indexing over 10,431 courses (soon to be live) from over 200 OpenCourseWare member universities across the globe and over 340 live and free to everyone in Business, Computing, Engineering, Sciences and Humanities.

The primary goal of the students circle network is to allow students improve on their academica by creating a community of academic oriented students to share ideas, have project discussions and network.


Web: http://studentscircle.net/live/

Monday, 4 July 2011

Arunma Oteh



Arunma Oteh became Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Nigeria in January 2010. In this position she is responsible for regulation of Nigeria's capital markets, including the Nigerian Stock Exchange.


Arunma Oteh is of Nigerian/British nationality. She is from Abia State. She studied at the University of Nigeria in Nsukka, Nigeria, earning a first class honors degree in Computer Science. She went on the the Harvard Business School where she obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration. She co-edited the book, African Voices African Visions.

Oteh worked for various institutions including the Harvard Institute for International Development and Centre Point Investments Limited of Nigeria in corporate finance, consulting, teaching and research. She joined the African Development Bank (ADB) in 1992. She was a Senior Investment Officer/Senior Capital Markets Officer from 1993 to 1997, then Division Manager Investments and Trading Room from 1997 to 2001 when she was appointed the Bank's Group Treasurer responsible for fund raising and investments in major international capital markets. Oteh was appointed Vice-President for Corporate Management at the ADB in March 2006, responsible for Language Services, General Services and Procurement, Human Resources, and Information Management and Methods.

The SEC Director General Musa Al-Faki resigned in April 2009 amid criticism of the SEC role in a share-manipulation scandal involving African Petroleum stock.Oteh was nominated Director-General and Executive Commissioner (Legal & Compliance) of the Securities & Exchange Commission by President Umaru Yar'Adua in July 2009, subject to Senate confirmation. Arunma Oteh became Director General of the SEC in January 2010.

Inspired by Abumchi Onyewumbu
Source(s): Wikipedia, DevEx, Securities & Exchange Commission