Jola Naibi

Writer and amateur photog. I seek to inspire and inform with the words I write and share and the photos I take. I have written a book of short stories: Terra Cotta Beauty, and I am working on a lot more. Reading and writing fuel my energy. In reading, I explore this vast and diverse world, in writing, I employ my over-active imagination and address the 'what-if' questions that life often throws at us.


#BringBackOurGirls: A Grassroots Effort Becomes a Global Campaign

By on May 9, 2014

Here is the 2011 Nobel Peace prize recipient. Leymah Gbowee (who I have the utmost respect for as an advocate for the rights of women and girls) speaking to Amara Walker on CNN:

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Frankie Edozien writes: Much of Nigeria’s success stories – and there are many – are derived from the private sector and with the $510 billion economy, now Africa’s largest. But still, money is concentrated in the hands of the few while millions are mired in poverty. For all its growth and revenues, Jonathan’s government has no Emirates-style infrastructure achievements to show. Money has simply vanished. What’s Really Behind Nigeria’s Kidnapped Girls: A Very Weak President

Chibundo Onuzo implores the president to #BringBackOurGirls. And Bring Back Our CountryMr. President, it is not too late for you to be come the leader we elected you to be. Take your eyes off the 2015 elections and focus on the matter at hand. Bring Back Our Girls. Bring Back Our Money. Bring Back Our Country.