Thursday, 30th November 2023

Articles by Zuriel Oduwole

18 Jun 2018
I have heard of the word Commonwealth before, but right now, it has a new and seriously cool meaning because of my dad. We left our hotel in Lagos last month back to my project site, and he asked the gentleman driving us to pull over because he needed to get more phone cards. I…
28 May 2018
Hello everyone, and welcome to the cool and wonderful Spring month of May. I know it could mean rainy season in Lagos, but that also has its freshness. Today, I am not writing as a youth, but simply as a citizen of the world, a girl, who believes more of us people can truly change…
16 Apr 2018
Sometimes, people tell me that I am in a positon to make a difference. Other times, people tell me that I am in a position to do something. I don’t see either of those two. What I see is an opportunity to talk about what I have seen, what I have learned, and where I…
5 Mar 2018
When I was about 6 or 7 years old, I lived in Lagos and I remember very well the first time I heard the word harmattan. It was after Christmas, and people began to wear sweaters and turned the air conditioners off around me.
17 Jan 2018
Hello everyone and happy new year to you all. I hope it is already a fantastic new year for you, as we slowly go towards the end of the first month of 2018. I have been away for a while from writing, because it was a very busy second half of 2017 for me. I…
22 May 2017
Ever since I was a child, when I hear someone say, ‘Happy Birthday,’ I know that someone is being celebrated, because they are a year older. So, when I hear ‘Happy Anniversary’, I then figured...
1 Mar 2017
Okay, so much has gone on in the world in the last two months. Is it just me or are we all watching the same things on the news, and reading these stories in the papers? I would like to look at these things as I see them...
19 Sep 2016
In October 2012, I travelled to Malawi to launch my Dream Up, Speak Up, Stand Up program there, before going to Tanzania. The highlight was stopping ...
30 Aug 2016
Hello and Happy August month to you all. I am a lot more excited writing this, being my second editorial for you all to read. I hope you enjoyed the last one titled “Where Are Africa’s Youth”
1 Aug 2016
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, said on Monday that the state government would collaborate with the Kingdom of Morocco in the areas of solar energy and agriculture.
25 Jul 2016
Hello and Happy Summer months to you all. I am very excited but maybe a little scared as well, not because I don’t like summer, but because of this - I am writing my very first editorial for any newspaper or magazine anywhere in the world.