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Zuriel Oduwole

24 Sep
With the issues of Climate, Gender and Ukraine dominating the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, world leaders on the sidelines of the general debate canvassed for a variety of different approaches to their national communications, especially in the area of climate change and its detrimental effects on their socio-economic growth.
11 Sep
With barely 5 days to the start of the gathering of world leaders for the 77th annual UN General Assembly, Zuriel Oduwole has just received the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Leadership award in New York. At an elegant evening event at the Upper East side, Zuriel was honoured for her global advocacy on girl's education…
24 Nov 2020
One January afternoon in 2012, I as a nine-year-old girl, accompanied by my parents and younger siblings were ushered into a large but very modest waiting room in Ridge – Accra. I was nervous, not because it was Ghana, or that the heat was sweltering. Rather, it was the very first time I was going…
28 Sep 2019
Jim Morrison said: “The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.” When we refuse to accept children the way they have been wired, we kill them subtly by trying to turn them to something else.…
3 May 2019
After greeting Mr Oduwole and asking how he was, he replied: “I am good Anita, thanks for asking. Tired, only because I am trying to keep...
15 Apr 2019
This is strictly for adults. It really is, and I would like to start by asking this simple question, and that is “why is the 52% not enough to convince people to change”.
9 Mar 2019
The Dream Up, Speak Up, Stand Up (DUSUSU) programme was first launched in March 2013, in Lagos, at the Pan-Atlantic University, and in other schools in partnership with the US Consulate in Lagos. The team has since expanded the initiative to other 13 countries including Malawi, Mexico, Ethiopia, the United Kingdom, Ghana, South Africa, Namibia,…
18 Feb 2019
What about Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, who helped as Nigeria’s Finance Minister, to reduce the country’s external debt, I met her last September at the UN, she’s really smart.
19 Nov 2018
This is going to be a very interesting one for me this time, because what I saw last week in Egypt made it all real for me. It was a cool thing to see. First off, I have to agree with everyone who has said it is tough being a leader, because if you are even an excellent...
17 Sep 2018
But I have a serious question, and this is it: “What Did Africa Do?” In the last three years, I have had the opportunity to visit some parts of Abuja and Lagos, for some of my Girls Education projects, but more recently, to speak to kids about the power of media,....
20 Jun 2018
The phrases "Action" or "Cut" and "That's A Wrap" are truly synonymous with the entertainment industry, specifically filmmaking and motion picture development. But these scenes do not occur, without the backing and funding from studios, production houses or deep pocket independent producers and directors. A new generation of powers behind the industry is emerging -…
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…


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Sir: Some people are naturally gifted. They do things in few hours that others spend days trying to do. When one is privileged to interact with them, he or she would be flabbergasted by their unquantifiable experiences.
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The Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) has trained farmers on the need to improve on the flavour of cocoa produce across the country.
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Joining the world to celebrate International Teachers’ Day with the theme: The Transformation of Education Begins with Teachers, the Rivers State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT)
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Federal Government, yesterday, declared that establishment of Small Claims Courts had been of tremendous benefit to the economy, hence moves to ensure states key into the policy.
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To boost the supply of raw materials for the State owned Coconut Oil factory, Governor Udom Emmanuel has flagged off the planting of additional 300,000 seedlings inorder to meet the 2M seedlings target before the end of the year.