Network of Nigerians in Canada


The city of Brampton recently witnessed a dynamic convergence of innovation and inspiration as Canada Vendors hosted its highly anticipated Empowered Summit. This event brought together experts from diverse fields, offering invaluable insights into technology, cybersecurity, and health.

The summit featured distinguished panellists who shared their expertise with an engaged audience:

Pamela Anoliefo, a Scrum Master with a deep understanding of agile methodologies, addressed the crowd on the evolving landscape of technology and its implications for entrepreneurs. Her presentation sparked discussions on how businesses can harness the power of agile practices to drive innovation and adapt to a rapidly changing world.

Fola Adegoke, a distinguished Cybersecurity Expert, shared insights into the critical role of cybersecurity in today’s digital landscape. Attendees gained an understanding of the cybersecurity challenges businesses face and how to safeguard their operations in an increasingly interconnected world.

In the realm of health, Bridget Nwagbara delivered an engaging presentation on cardiovascular health, emphasizing the importance of maintaining a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Her holistic approach resonated with the audience, underscoring the vital connection between well-being and professional success.

The presence of Mayor Patrick Brown at the event highlighted the city’s commitment to supporting entrepreneurship and fostering innovation within the community. The Mayor’s participation underscored the significance of collaboration between local government and business leaders in driving economic growth and progress.

Additionally,  Uche Okugo, President of the Network of Nigerians in Canada added a sense of community to the event, emphasizing the importance of cultural and professional networks in facilitating growth, unity, and support.

Canada Vendors, the driving force behind this successful event, is owned by Maryam Muritala. Speaking about the summit, Maryam Muritala shared, “The Empowered Summit aimed to create a platform where innovation, knowledge, and collaboration intersected. It is heartening to see the business community of Brampton come together with a shared vision for growth, and I’m incredibly proud of the diverse insights and ideas that were shared at this event.”

The Canada Vendors’ Empowered Summit provided a platform for gaining knowledge and insights, along with opportunities for attendees to network, collaborate, and explore the myriad possibilities in the entrepreneurial landscape.

As the summit concluded, the buzz of excitement and inspiration lingered, leaving attendees motivated to embark on their entrepreneurial journeys armed with newfound knowledge and connections.

For more information on Canada Vendors and their future events, please visit their website

The vibrant and diverse Nigerian community in Canada is set to come together in a grand celebration of their culture and heritage at Naija Fest 2023. This event, slated for October 7th, will take place at the elegant Renaissance by the Creek, Mississauga, promising a day of excitement, entertainment, and unity.

Naija Fest 2023 is much more than just a festival; it is a testament to the resilience, unity, and creativity of the Nigerian diaspora in Canada. The event aims to bring together Nigerians from all walks of life to celebrate their rich cultural heritage, foster meaningful connections, and showcase the incredible creativity within the community.

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President of Network of Nigerians in Canada, Uche Okugo (middle), Pamela Anoliefo of Redluxe Consulting and a guest

Uche Okugo, the President of the Network of Nigerians in Canada, highlighted the importance of Naija Fest 2023: “This event is a testament to the vibrant tapestry of our Nigerian community in Canada. It’s a day for us to come together, celebrate our roots, and strengthen the bonds that connect us as Nigerians living in this beautiful country. Naija Fest is an opportunity to showcase our culture, art, and talents while fostering unity and understanding among our diverse members.”

Maryam Muritala,  founder of Canada Vendors and a Planning Committee member, added, “We’ve worked tirelessly to ensure that Naija Fest 2023 is a memorable experience for everyone. This event promises something special for everyone from traditional Nigerian cuisine to captivating performances, cultural exhibitions, and networking opportunities. It’s a day to celebrate the beauty of our culture and the talent within our community.”

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Esther Ijewere, the Founder of Women of Rubies, expressed her support for Naija Fest 2023: “As an advocate for women’s empowerment and community building, I am thrilled to support Naija Fest 2023. This event embodies the spirit of unity, celebration, and creativity that defines our Nigerian community in Canada. It provides a platform for showcasing our diverse talents, and I believe it will further strengthen the bonds among Nigerians in this beautiful country.”

The event will feature a colorful parade, traditional dances, live music performances, art exhibitions, and a marketplace showcasing Nigerian-inspired crafts and delicacies. Attendees can also expect thought-provoking panel discussions and networking sessions that promote a sense of belonging and unity among Nigerians in Canada.

Naija Fest 2023 promises to be a vibrant reflection of Nigeria’s rich cultural diversity, highlighting the resilience and achievements of Nigerians who call Canada home. It is an occasion where the community can come together to create lasting memories, celebrate shared traditions, and build bridges for the future.

Network of Nigerians in Canada is a vibrant community organization that strives to unite and empower Nigerians living in Canada. Through cultural events, networking opportunities, and community initiatives, the organization aims to celebrate Nigerian heritage, foster unity, and promote the well-being of its members while contributing to the larger Canadian society.

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