Janine Udogu – Bridging Cultures through language and love

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Janine Udogu is a Swiss national married to a Nigerian man. While inter-racial marriages are not new what struck me about Janine is her love for her husband’s culture and how she has integrated so seamlessly. This love for her husband and his culture inspired her to learn Igbo language which is no mean feat as well other aspects of the Igbo culture. From this mother of three one can learn that doggedness and determination will always yield fruit and that true love had no boundaries. Read and be inspired. Janine please tell us about yourself, how you grew up and your […]

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Bring Back our History- Dr. Philip Afaha

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Our Guest Post today is from an academician ( I love academics!) who has a PhD in one of my favourite subjects-History! There is no doubt History is important but for some absurd reason it had been obliterated from the Nigerian curriculum and replaced with civic education. This is a tragedy as a people can not truly see their way forward with out appreciating their past. As a young child at St Saviour’s School, Ikoyi,Lagos I learnt tons about British History from the Vikings to the Victorians as well as the history of other ancient civilisations and this helped shape […]

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