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Changes in The Nigerian Foundation since 2015 by  Prof. Bedford N. Umez,  President, The Nigerian Foundation

Changes in The Nigerian Foundation since 2015 AND A Special Invitation to Nigerian Day, Oct. 4, 2019____________The Nigerian Foundation (henceforth, theFoundation) was formed in 1982 by patriotic Nigerians as a nonprofit advocacy group with the mission torepresent, defend, and protect the broad interests of all Nigerians in the greater Houstonarea – varying tribesor tongues, notwithstanding. The noblemission was rooted in the refined idea that all men are created equal and should betreated equally. Unfortunately, with time, that mission suffered serioussetbacks ...

Invitation to Nigerian Day, Oct. 4, 2019

*Invitation to Nigerian Day, Oct. 4, 2019* THEME: Community Engagement, Building & Development* FELLOW COMPATRIOTS, Friday, October 4, 2019, The Nigerian Foundation, Houston, Texas, will observe the Nigerian Day. It is an occasion to remember. Normally, dancing, singing, and march parades are the usual modes employed by various groups to observe Nigerian Day. While those modes are in order, the time has come to approach the event SUBSTANTIVELY. Specifically, what are we doing AS A GROUP ...

Job Openings in Houston, Texas - Courtesy of the Nigerian Foundation

Fellow Nigerians in Houston, Are you looking for a Job in Houston, Texas - the Energy Capital of the World? Simply search and apply through (I - VI buttons below) without leaving your comfortable home. Job Listings/Openings are updated daily; so, visit this website as often as you can.[IMPORTANT NOTE: The Nigerian Foundation is not responsible for any of the job listings; as such, it cannot answer any question about those jobs - Contact the Companies directly.] This service is ...

US 2020 Census Jobs - Apply Now

The Representatives of the US Department of Commerce/United States Census Bureau have reached out to the Nigerian Foundation to assist in counting the Nigerian Community in the greater Houston area. Knowing the importance of Census (e.g., apportionment of the State’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, etc.), we have accepted that responsibility to make sure that we are counted accurately and completely. It is obvious that Nigerians are mostly concentrated in ...

Full Scholarship by the United States Department of Agriculture - apply by April 30, 2019

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended its application deadline for the USDA 1890 National Scholars Program. Application materials must be postmarked by Tuesday, April 30, 2019.Background:USDA Announces 1890 National Scholars Program Funding OpportunityWASHINGTON, March 19, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the opening of the 2019 scholarship application cycle for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program. The program aims to increase the number of minority students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and other agriculture-related ...

Excellence in Education Cash Award, 2019 by TNF - Apply Now

The Nigerian Foundation (TNF), Houston, Texas invites Nigerians who graduated from High School in 2018 to apply for its Excellence in Education Cash Award (EECA), 2019.EECA is a part of the Nigerian Foundation's Community Development Projects launched at the Nigerian Day event, October 5, 2018. The broad MISSION of this award is to promote and reward excellence and hard work in EDUCATION and RESEARCH within the Nigerian community. This year, 2019, six students will be chosen - one from each ...

Nigerian Foundation Volunteers to Work for Houston Food Bank, May 25, 2019

Last year, 2018, our Foundation donated $1,000.00 to Houston Food Bank - click here for details. According to the Manager of the Food Bank, that donation fed 3,000 people. This year, The Nigerian Foundation will volunteer to serve and participate in the daily activities of the Houston Food Bank, and the date has been confirmed, May 25, 2019, from 1pm-4pm.HOW TO REGISTER - From Houston Food Bank"We require all volunteers to sign a waiver. You can forward the link below ...

The Nigerian Foundation donates $1000.00 to Houston Food Bank (2018)*

As a part of its community and humanitarian services in Houston, the Nigerian Foundation donated, on July 26, 2018, a sum of $1,000.00 to Houston Food Bank in support of its effort to end hunger in the greater Houston area. The Foundation appreciates the effort of the Food Bank that "distributes 122 million nutritious meals through its network of 1,500 community partners in southeast Texas, feeding 800,000 individuals each year."*Originally, the $1000 was raised by the Nigerian Foundation for the ...