Saturday, Dec 20

Nigeria’s anti-social media

I got a phone call one bright Wednesday morning sometime in 2013 from my good friend and TV personality, the straight talking Kadariyya Ahmed (STWK), to participate as a discussant on social media in Nigeria organized by a Danish foundation. I obliged.

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Sunday, Nov 23
Monday, Sep 29

The Internet is here to change the rules

I like the way the Internet intrudes, without warning or apology. Days ago, in a small town in the south west of England, I sought a hotel room, last minute, as I often find myself doing. I tried my luck by showing up at the front desk of some fancy hotel in the middle of the town, but it was beyond my budget.

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Friday, Jul 25

Goodluck Jonathan, Chude Jideonwo and this generation

One Saturday afternoon, a few years ago, I was asked to write about Chude Jideonwo as part of my recruitment interview into Red Nigeria/YNaija. I had not personally met him before then, but I knew enough about him to write that: “Jideonwo, the man, is an opinion warehouse, a quality which has made him the subject of some considerable backlash in the past (his CNN op-ed on the Senate gay bill comes to mind.)

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