The future of leadership will be about cooperation, not competition.
I became black when I moved to the UK. Previously, I was a Yoruba woman from Nigeria.
We cannot live in a world where 2,000 die and there is a stopgap before there is a reaction.
For something to have a social construct, it must have a cultural construct – and there is no black culture.
We wear jewellery because when the sun hits the metal it sparkles, and if it sparkles and it’s 40 degrees, who needs clothes?
The colonial masters left to be replaced by Western-educated elites who continued to exploit Africa’s resources.
When I’m in Nigeria, I feel fully human, more so than in London – and feeling human matters.
There were more children born in Nigeria in 2014 than in the whole of Europe.*
Imagine if the skills of slaves were absorbed into the new world, rather than them being deemed subhuman…
There is a difference between tolerating difference and accepting difference.
*This one raised several eyebrows, and will be fact-checked. If true, this is quite astonishing.
Many thanks to IFLAS for their hospitality. The university will also be making a special announcement very soon about Funmi, so it might be worth following her on Twitter to find out first what it is.
We have fact-checked the following quote: 'There were more children born in Nigeria in 2014 than in the whole of Europe' and have found it to be true(ish).
In Nigeria, there was an estimated 6.7m births in 2014.
Across Europe, there was an estimated 8.9m births in 2014.
However, across the European Union countries, there was an estimated 5.2m births in 2014.
In conclusion, there were more children born in Nigeria in 2014 than in the whole of the EU.
Data available from the CIA World Yearbook was manipulated by Onliris and is available for download here.