Working together as a team helps build a cohesive organization.
The instability and disorderliness we have in Nigeria today and Africa at large is totally due to the absence of this light.
If Nigeria will change for the better, then we must take responsibility for the changes in Nigeria.
One problem with our youths, in Africa and Nigeria, particularly, is that the education they received conditioned them for a functional society, which is, most times, non-existent. The resultant effect is that they are functioning below their level of education.
In Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Angola and Cameroon maize is a staple, yet the earliest mention of maize in west Africa comes from a Portuguese document that lists it as being loaded on to slave ships bound for Africa.
Boko Haram, by itself, has destroyed large areas in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, and Niger.
I lived in Nigeria, Chad, and Cameroon when I was very young, until my mother divorced my father.
While the majority of my childhood memories are beautiful, I also have experienced the challenges that Nigeria has faced since independence.
I divide my time between Columbia, Maryland, and Lagos, Nigeria.
After the death of the sadistic dictator Gen. Sanni Abacha in 1998, Nigeria underwent a one-year transitional military administration headed by Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, who uncharacteristically bowed out precisely on the promised date for military disengagement. Did the military truly disengage, however? No.
Nigeria is a West African nation of over 100 million energetic people. It is endowed with lots of natural resources but lacks human resources.
I was a supporter of the desire, in my section of Nigeria, to leave the federation because it was treated very badly with something that was called genocide in those days.
I work predominantly with tailors from Nigeria, Ghana, and Senegal.
I know now that what countries do at summits has the power to help girls in Pakistan, Nigeria or Afghanistan.
The Nigerians have been very instrumental in preserving stability in Sierra Leone. They have done this at considerable cost in dollars and Nigerian lives. The US should encourage Nigeria to stay in Sierra Leone.
I entered the Miss Nigeria in America pageant - yes, it's a thing that existed. This was when I was getting my masters.
If there is one person in Nigeria that believes that petroleum prices should not go up by one naira, it is President Buhari.
There isn't a class structure in Nigeria; there's a tribal structure and prestige as far as money is concerned.
I felt Nigeria didn't have to succumb to the image of being a corrupt country; we didn't have to let the economy stagnate.
I was born in Wisconsin, but I quickly moved to Nigeria as a toddler.