SHOUTOUT TO NIGERIA’S LINDA IKEJI IN CNN ARTICLE ON OBAMA VS ROMNEY

Congrats to Linda Ikeji, whose blog, is mentioned in an article in CNN.com this morning about the Obama vs Romney presidential race. The article, written by Tolu Ogunlesi, a freelance journalist in Lagos, Nigeria. In 2009 he was awarded the Arts and Culture prize in the annual CNN Multichoice African Journalism Awards. Read excerpts below:… [Continue Reading]

UPDATE: CHRIS OBODO’S ABDUCTORS SEEK 150 THOUSAND EUROS

I have received some updates on the kidnapping of football player, Chris Obodo. I now have clearer details of the situation. The kidnappers have also made ransom demands. Read more… Nigerian Super Eagles midfielder and Udinese Calcio of Italy player, Christian Obodo, was kidnapped in his hometown of Warri, Delta State today. The 28 year… [Continue Reading]

BABY IT’S NICE OUTSIDE

I put a little spin on the popular song, ‘Baby it’s cold outside’, by Dean Martin. I walked Gary (my dog) outside, a few minutes ago with just a sweatshirt on. I was half asleep, but I was happy to feel the air. It wasn’t cold. Just cool on my face. I have never liked winter…. [Continue Reading]

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT

I woke up this morning feeling quite reflective. The past 30 days have been full of amazing events. I took a much awaited trip home after being away for 18 years, where I got so much love and respect. I’m still super charged from the trip. Check out images from my trip to Nigeria below. A day… [Continue Reading]

I AM ON THE BRAND NEW COVER OF TOP NIGERIAN MAGAZINE, VANGUARD ALLURE

I’m so excited this morning because my cover issue of the Vanguard Allure Magazine is out. You can find it on newsstands in Nigeria and other African countries as well as online  at http://www.vanguardngr.com/allure/2012/january/08012012/index.html . Vanguard Allure is one of the top News Magazines in Africa. We shot the images in the middle of the day… [Continue Reading]

BACK IN NYC!!!

I landed in Laguardia airport in NYC a few minutes ago. I had all kinds of mixed feelings as I embarked on my journey back to the States. I didn’t want to leave Nigeria because I was so happy to be home, I had been away for so long. I missed the food, the people,… [Continue Reading]