New work (February / March 2013)

A quick update on recently published work:

For the Art Dubai blog: Lagos in 10 Links (I’ll be speaking about Lagos, alongside artist Emeka Ogboh, in a discussion moderated by HG Masters and Bisi Silva, at the 7th Global Art Forum in Dubai later this month).

In the Guardian Africa Network: Five Nigerian campaigns you must know about (originally published on this blog)

A new weekly column with Nigerian newspaper, PUNCH.

My most recent piece, Nigeria Rice-ing, is on Nigeria and its tall ambition of transforming itself from the world’s largest importer of rice in 2013 to a zero-importer by 2015. (March 5, 2013)

Other pieces here:

The Kim-K-fication of Nigeria (Feb 25, 2013)

Eagles’ reward: Is it justifiable to so spend public funds? (Feb 18, 2013)

Social media lessons for govts and businesses (Feb 12, 2013)

The Next Generation Debate (Feb 4, 2013)

Inflight Respite

My regular humour column in the March to May 2013 Wings, the inflight magazine of Arik Air. Will be on all Arik flights, so make sure to look out for it and take a copy (yes, it’s free). Recent columns here and here.

Nigeria’s Contemporary hip-hop/rap scene

A story for The Africa Report on the business of music in Nigeria (Page 90)

Nigeria @ 100

A story for Forbes Africa on the launch of Nigeria’s year-long Centenary celebrations (Nigeria as it is today is the product of a union of two “protectorates” by British imperialist Lord Frederick Lugard, on January 1, 1914)


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