Archive | April 2015

Postcards From Africa #8: Remembering Chibok Girls! 365 Days Later, Malala writes a heartfelt Letter to them.

Malala

“I want to say to the world you must invest in education because it is very important.

If the new generation is not given pens, they will be given guns by the terrorists.” ~Malala Yousafzai

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Postcards From Africa #7: “Progress Without Tears” By M.I. Okpara

In this edition of Postcards From Africa, we’ve decided to go back in time and revisit the wise words of some of our past national founders and builders. Sometimes the answers for the present and future light we seek, may be buried in the shadows of our unexplored past.

I’d like to advocate that Michael Okpara’s philosophy and leadership principles be taught at schools in Nigeria and in fact made compulsory learning for all politicians, especially those of South Eastern origin. To think he was only 42 when he delivered this address! (Warning: It is a long read and yet so insightful, definitely worth every minute).

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Postcards From Africa #6: WAAW Foundation – Changing the Narrative and empowering African Girls through Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education.

WAAW Foundation

This is an excellent season for giving back and WWN’s spotlight is on: Dr Unoma Ndili Okorafor and her amazing team at WAAW Foundation (Working to Advance African Women).

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Postcards From Africa #5: Celebrating a New President and Revisiting the Paradigm of Accountability.

Day 1 POST ELECTION: This movement is all about ‪#‎OfficeofTheCitizen‬

‪#‎BridgingTheIntegrityGap‬ 

#RaisingANewGenerationofTECLeaders

(Transformational. Ethical. Creative)

Leadership and Accountability

 

 

 

 

A huge congratulations to General Mohammed Buhari, (GMB), the newly elected president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I am thankful for his tenacity, resilience and focus.

Since 1999, I have supported GMB because I see in him an exemplary leader who has the integrity, maturity, track record and discipline to tackle the major twin ills that plague Nigeria: i). Insecurity (crude terrorism) and ii). Cancerous corruption.

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