Posts by Elor:

Goodluck Jonathan and Christiane Amanpour

Is Nigeria Prepared for the Threat from Mali? By Elor Nkereuwem

If it is true that the Malian insurgents─ or terrorists if you like─ were partly drawn from fighters in Libya who became jobless following President Ghadaffi’s fall, then Nigerians should be worried about the dynamics that will follow the fall of the Malian rebels. The logic here, surprisingly supported by…

Where are Nigeria’s old people? By Elor Nkereuwem

There is nothing quite as heart-warming as seeing a wizened, bent over old man taking a slow stroll arm-in-arm with a female version of himself. I’ve often wondered what it is about the sight that moves my otherwise toughened demeanour. It came to me recently. I am not used to…

Former Speaker, Patricia Etteh

EXCLUSIVE: Etteh goes to School

The former speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, better known as a hair dresser, is studying for a law degree Five years after her tumultuous four-month stint as the head of Nigeria’s parliament, during which time she was tagged an ‘illiterate hair dresser,’ Nigeria’s first female Speaker of the House…

Love and family life in Zambia’s wildlife park

The Chaminuka Nature Reserve is Zambia’s first private wildlife park (more…)