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Somewhere in Nigeria

6:30pm. Saturday May 12, 2012 Twitter. Trends. Nigeria #somewhereinNigeria In one sudden flash, young Nigerians have taken to Twitter like an army of vultures on post-World War II Japan. The last couple of months have witnessed such an influx of opinion makers and shameless attention-seekers… Read More »Somewhere in Nigeria

KONY 2012 (through my eyes)

I have refrained from making public comments about the very controversial KONY 2012 movie that shook the entire world early in March 2012, but with most of the world’s pent-up energy now spent, I’ll give a few of my personal thoughts on the documentary, Invisible… Read More »KONY 2012 (through my eyes)

Faith Abiodun at Dominican College, Orangeburg, NY

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Faith Abiodun speaking on Leadership and Passion to undergraduates at Dominican College, Orangeburg, NY on Wednesday 20th March 2012

All is not well

Just two weeks ago, I saw the movie ‘Darfur Now’. The movie told the story of the oppression of the Sudanese people by their own government which culminated in the separation of the country into Sudan and South Sudan. It was nothing but a gory sight.… Read More »All is not well

Before Obama Returns…

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This article was initially written and published on November 11, 2009, and is replicated here verbatim because the conditions that warranted it haven’t changed and it’s message rings true, 26 months after. Not too long ago, the world stood still. Journalists jostled for space. Cameras… Read More »Before Obama Returns…

Let’s Educate Africa

Many writers and scholars have identified the failure of leadership (political and otherwise) as the greatest challenge facing Africa, but I’ll differ in identifying the lack of qualitative education as Africa’s greatest challenge – and conversely, her greatest opportunity. Politically, leadership has failed time and… Read More »Let’s Educate Africa

The Failure of Logic

I have never been a big fan of arithmetic but I never doubted my teachers when they insisted that 2+2 = 4. In my elementary Geography class, I was taught that the higher you go, the cooler it becomes. Also, general knowledge has it that… Read More »The Failure of Logic