people who work hard at showing off their talents. From time to time, Nigerians
have broken barriers and made a name for themselves across the world in
different work fields. Technology is something that everybody on earth needs,
and it has helped to develop the world into a better place where,
, health, utilities and many more have become easier. Due to this,
many more Nigerians are becoming more invested in technology. Twitter is one of
the biggest social media platforms that help people around the world
communicate with each other. Twitter’s headquarter in Silicon Valley, San
Francisco, California, makes it a priority to gather a team of diverse people
with different skills and educational backgrounds to work together to ensure
that people around the world get the best Twitter has to offer.
the eleven Nigerians who work for Twitter.
Engineer: He is a computer science graduate of Howard University. He also
enrolled at Howard University, Bolu had his secondary school education at
Olashore International School, Osun state in Nigeria. He is currently a quality
assurance engineer on the measurement team at Twitter. Tayo Olukoya a Senior
Software Engineer: In 2015, Olukoya began his career at Twitter as a software
engineer intern. Four years down the line, he’s now a senior engineer at the
company. He is a member of the health reporting and remediation team at the
company’s headquarters where he builds and maintains systems and products that
power transparency and effective enforcement of Twitter rules.
engineering and computer science degree holder from UC Berkeley College of
Engineering. talented Nigerians Source: LinkedIn Tayo Olukoya – Senior Software
Engineer Source: UGC Babatunde Fashola a Software Engineer: He is a software
engineer on the data insights team at Twitter. He attended had his primary and
secondary school education in Nigeria and got his first degree in physiology
from the University of Ibadan. Then he proceeded to get his master’s degree in
Bioinformatics from Morgan State University. 11 talented Nigerians Source:
LinkedIn Babatunde Fashola – Software Engineer Source: UGC PAY ATTENTION: Read
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Omose is a software engineer in test on the quality assurance team at Twitter.
He is responsible for building mobile (iOS and Android) and web framework for
company-wide automation testing. Omose is also the founder and iOS engineer at
Ogala Apps, a startup that develops iOS apps and games. He worked as an intern
at the New York Presbytarian Hospital, Moody’s Analytics and Dell Technologies.
11 talented Nigerians Source: Twitter Omose Ogala – Software Engineer Source: Twitter
Engineer: Ikechi is an alumnus of Syracuse University. He worked at a couple of
other notable tech companies including Samsung Electronics, Google and Intel
Corporation before moving on to Twitter. As a software engineer at Twitter, he
is on the data products API teams where he is responsible for building API
endpoints that are intuitive for developers and allow internal teams to iterate
and build features faster. 11 talented Nigerians Source: Twitter Ikechi
Obiajunwa – Software Engineer Source: Twitter
He is a product designer at Twitter. As a member of the company’s revenue
productivity team, Emiola designs digital tools for the company’s global sales
force. He revealed he has a deep passion for personal, organisational, and
global development. He is a graduate of the University of Dallas, Texas where
he majored in Computer Engineering, and minored in Cognitive Science and
Human-Computer interaction. 11 talented Nigerians Source: LinkedIn Emiola Banwo
– Product Designer Source: UGC
Partnerships: He leads all United States sports partnership at Twitter. He
joined Twitter as a senior account officer in 2012. He was later appointed as
the head of US sports partnerships. He spent the previous few years managing
Twitter’s partnerships with major US sports leagues, including the National
Football League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball. He
is also the executive sponsor of Blackbirds, Twitter’s business resource group
that celebrates and encourages diverse perspectives. 11 talented Nigerians
Source: Twitter TJ Adeshola – Director, Sports Partnerships Source: Twitter
coordinator: She joined Twitter as an events coordinator in February, 2019.
Alongside other members of Twitter’s real estate and workplace events team, she
works on curating and producing internal facing events at Twitter. She is also
the founder of Sisters in Media, a US based organisation for minority women in
the media profession. She holds a bachelors degree in public relations from the
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. 11
talented Nigerians Source: LinkedIn Oladotun Idowu – Events Coordinator Source:
operations manager: She has been the revenue strategy operations manager at
Twitter since March, 2018. Her role involves advising on strategy and creating
processes and tools to help teams achieve revenue goals. Tomide worked at
ExxonMobil and Accenture in Nigeria and Credit Suisse International in the
United Kingdom. She holds a bachelors degree in economics, and masters degree
in finance and economics as well as an MBA in strategic
management/entrepreneurial management. 11 talented Nigerians Source: LinkedIn
Tomide Awe a revenue strategy and operations manager Source: UGC Ebony Turner a
communications associate: He began her career at Vanity Fair as an editorial
and fashion closet intern and then as an editorial intern at ELLE Magazine. She
has also worked in other notable American organisations including the New York
Jets and Lyft. She joined Twitter in December, 2018, as a product
communications specialist. She works with the company’s external communications
team supporting its Global Reach, Design and Consumer Products teams. Alongside
her team members, Ebony Turner works with reporters and journalists to amplify
the work various teams at Twitter are doing every day. 11 talented Nigerians
Source: LinkedIn Ebony Turner – Communications Associate Source: UGC
Tiffany’s role at Twitter is focused on finding ways to reduce barriers to
public conversations on Twitter. She speaks English, Mandarin and Portugese and
holds a bachelors degree in cognitive science from Yale University. Read more:
Mr Eazi proposes to Temi Otedola!
For what seemed like a long while, celebrity power couple—Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola—are finally engaged as Oluwatosin Ajibade better known as Mr Eazi pops the heartwarming “Will you be my wife?” question to his girlfriend of 2 years Temiloluwa Otedola and she responded favourably in the affirmative “Yes” tone.
Fashion mogul and Icon Temi Otedola began dating artiste and music label CEO Mr Eazi in the year 2020 and have been living together ever since in their London apartment, sharing intimate moments, even meeting respective family members. This they’ve both shared in detail on their How Far? With Mr Eazi And Temi Otedola podcast.
Temi announced her engagement by posting the sea-side proposal of Mr Eazi on one knee asking the important question. The video goes by the simple caption of the infinity logo connoting they’re both locked in for life.
Congratulations to Temi Otedola and Mr Eazi!
Nicki Minaj agrees “Essence” should be song of the year at the Grammys
American superstar rapper, Nicki Minaj, shares the same sentiments as myriads of Wizkid fans and well-wishers worldwide, in that she concurs to the argument the trendsetting crossover record-breaking single from Wizkid’s 2020 released “Made In Lagos” album, Essence should be in the conversation for the coveted “Record of the Year” plaque at this year’s Grammy Awards.
Nicki Minaj agrees with Joe Budden that Essense should be Grammy Song Of The Year pic.twitter.com/hvdxQlItod
— King Henry 🥷🏾🛸 (@Kinghenryyyyyy) March 9, 2022
Although “Essence” did not receive the much desired nomination in the category for “Record of the Year” at the 2022 Grammy Awards, it did get a nod for Best Global Music Performance, the first of its kind.
Irrespective of the snub, Nicki whilie on Joe Budden TV (YouTube) as a guest on the special episode tagged A Conversation With Nicki Minaj & Joe Budden agreed with the host (Joe Budden) when he said “We need people on the Grammy board that know that “Essence” was song of the year” with an exclamatory “Right! Right!” response. She even proffered, “We should have our own Grammy Board“, in support of many and the popular believe that Black Americans or black artistes in general are always stereotyped to a particular category at the award show, if indeed they made it to the top categories, they barely win; Nicki Minaj does not have a Grammy Award herself and that is still a shock to many, especially when considering her refined catalogue of music.
Pheelz & Buju (BNXN) live the carefree lifestyle on “Finesse”
After much teasing, the anticipated Finesse by Pheelz and Buju (now BNXN) hit DSPs across the globe and just like the teaser gave off, Finesse is a banger! It is produced by young producer under Pheelz’s wing known as Miichkel.
On Finesse, Pheelz and Buju live their life to the fullest, the carefree lifestyle is what they desire and they are determined to stay on that track for the time being. “I’ve been living the fast life but I see it in slow mo / And you see my lifestyle, I got Gs in the turbo / . . . / Bad girl sey she want Netflix & Chill / So I ja ticket give her warning / If you fall in love, girls it’s certain / You go chop breakfast, I’m not capping“, Pheelz explains on the first verse, even saying love and relationship cannot stop him from living the ‘ballers’ lifestyle; “I’d be dammed if there’s anybody that could be like me / I be like Mo’ Salah, coming up the right wing / I cut through your defender, you no need to tell me / I must finesse / And you know sey me I must net“, Buju braggingly adds on the second verse, saying he can score any chick that catches his eye and dish her the next minute.
listen to the popular joyous chorus “Ah finesse / If I broke na my business / Ama shana e go bright o / Folake for the nighr o” here or on Apple Music.: