In Memoriam: Obiora Okeke (1985-2010)

Obiora Okeke called me last week thursday. I was supposed to arrange reference letters for admission into the university of Salford (UK) from 2 lecturers at the department and I had actually been dragging my foot about. It wasn’t the first time since he had called and really on that thursday I did not have…

The Wrong Stigma

So a Nigerian is virtually the most talked about person this Christmas… and for the wrongest of reasons. Omar Mutallab’s attempt to blow up a plane through his pants comes as a worst possible time for the image of a country already battered by the stigma of being a home to corrupt leaders, online scammers etc,…