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Olujide Akinbo
NIU alum Olujide Akinbo has been promoted to a full chemistry professorship at Butler University, crediting the extensive hands-on experience and extended family at NIU for his success and adjustment to the American culture. “Coming to NIU gave me a tremendous amount of hands-on experience in the instrumental aspect of the discipline,” the Nigerian native...
Richard Oruche
Former Northern Illinois men’s basketball player Richard Oruche will represent Nigeria in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. Oruche and the Nigerian team began Olympic play Sunday against Tunisia, scoring a 60-56 victory. A native of Bensenville, Ill., Oruche was a member of the Huskie program from 2005-07. After redshirting the 2005-06 seasons, Oruche...