- Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has shared a video that has US Army singing Nigeria's national anthem
- With a mellifluous voice, they amazingly sang every line of the anthem well
- Though some read the anthem off a book, others sang it like it has been part of them
Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has shared a very inspiring video showing some members of the US Army singing the country’s national anthem.
They were lined up as they melodiously sang Arise, O Compatriots. Nothing is more amazing than seeing people of a different nationality praising your country in a song.
While some of them sang off-hand, others had to follow by reading the words from a piece of paper.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Yauri regatta is one of the few festivals in the world that gives special recognition to women.
The 200-year-old festival suffered hiatus for over five decades. It should be noted that before its recent relaunch, the festival was mainly for hippopotamus hunting.
After its transformation, it became more of an agricultural show that featured more activities. Since its revival last year, 2019, many people have been thronging Kebbi state, the venue of the festival to witness its glory.
A perfect showcase of Nigeria’s cultural heritage, Yauri regatta also features a variety of water competitions like swimming and fishing which go on for three days.
In its women recognition category, the festival shows how the emirate system values them, especially during their wedding ceremonies.
The festival then demonstrates this through beautifully coloured five canoes to represent the olden days' bridal train.
In other words, black people occupy vital positions all around the world. One of those who have contributed greatly to the world’s medicine is Alexa Irene Canady.
She is the first US black neurosurgeon. She was the chief of neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in 1987 and was in that position till she retired in 2001.
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During her active service at the hospital, she handled cases ranging from congenital spinal anomalies, trauma and brain tumours to hydrocephalus.
It should be noted that her parents’ strong need for education influenced her academic brilliance at school as she graduated high school in flying colours.
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