May 2021 yield the returns of MANY YEARS…

May this NEW YEAR yieldThe harvest and reward ofMANY YEARS for you and your household. Thank you for your audience through the years. Here is wishing you a prosperous 2021 from all of us at MakeADreamNG.com and Hoopla Hive. May yours be peaceful and memorable 💕 (Featured image – Photo by Anna Shvets from Pexels) Greetings from our friends at Hoopla Hive Continue reading May 2021 yield the returns of MANY YEARS…

Six things I have learned about leadership during COVID-19 by Kanni Wignaraja

(Featured Image Photo by Cleyton Ewerton from Pexels) In this blog, newly appointed UN Assistant Secretary-General Kanni Wignaraja shares how COVID-19 initiated a rough but revealing leadership induction. I had just taken on my new job, as Regional Director for Asia-Pacific at the UN Development Programme, when early in the new year, we heard rumblings about a new coronavirus wreaking havoc, in Wuhan, China. We … Continue reading Six things I have learned about leadership during COVID-19 by Kanni Wignaraja

Olakunle Sorinyan

[VIDEO] ‘The Demons We Made’ – Olakunle Sorinyan analyzes the place of ‘hoodlums’ in the current situation in Nigeria

Renowned Iconoclast, Global Thought Leader, Life Strategist. and Culture-Shaper, Olakunle Sorinyan, recently gave an analysis of the current uproar in Nigeria. The uproar which began when the erstwhile peaceful protest was taken over by hoodlums in reaction to the Lekki shootings/ carnage by soldiers last Tuesday, has led to looting and massive destruction of public infrastructures and properties. During the session, which held on Instagram … Continue reading [VIDEO] ‘The Demons We Made’ – Olakunle Sorinyan analyzes the place of ‘hoodlums’ in the current situation in Nigeria

Young Nigerians rise up to demand a different kind of freedom

(Featured Image credit: Matthew Chattle/Barcroft Media via Getty Image) Sakiru Adebayo, University of the Witwatersrand Two days after Nigeria celebrated its sixtieth year of independence, a video of a young man brazenly killed by a member of the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad or SARS caught the attention of netizens. The Twitter user who posted the viral video claimed the man’s body had been left at … Continue reading Young Nigerians rise up to demand a different kind of freedom

Stop these killings… End Police Brutality now…

We shouldn’t feel threatened by the institution that is meant to protect us. The police is our friend, not killer. Please stop these killings… End Police Brutality!!! View this post on Instagram #StopPoliceBrutality #StopPoliceBrutalityinNigeria 🙏 ✌⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #makeadreamng #makeadream_ng A post shared by MakeADreamNG.com (@makeadream_ng) on Oct 12, 2020 at 10:18pm PDT Continue reading Stop these killings… End Police Brutality now…

We have every reason to SMILE – Happy 60th Independence Nigeria 🇳🇬

So, we are 60 today! Through the storm, we remain STRONG, and we can SMILE: because we BELIEVE that THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT! Happy 60th Independence Day Anniversary Nigeria!!! From all of us at MakeADreamng.com and Hoopla Hive 😍 😘 💕 🥂 Credits Smiling Nigerian Photo by Muhammadtaha Ibrahim Ma’aji from Pexels. Flyer by Hoopla Hive. Order yours here. Continue reading We have every reason to SMILE – Happy 60th Independence Nigeria 🇳🇬

The daughters and sons of Fela in African Pop

(Featured Image – The cast of Fela! performs during the 64th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in 2010 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage/Getty Images)  Garhe Osiebe, Rhodes University Decades after his death, Fela Kuti, Nigeria’s most famous musician continues to live on through his art. Afrobeat, a genre he pioneered, has transcended generations after him, existing in varying forms. Contemporary African … Continue reading The daughters and sons of Fela in African Pop

Food prices in Nigeria have shot through the roof. But is the pandemic to blame?

Featured image – Woman selling dried fish at the Benin City market. Jorge Fernández/LightRocket via Getty Images Adegboye, Folasade Bosede, Covenant University COVID-19 has had a dire effect on global economies. Rising infection rates have led to social distancing directives, persistent lockdowns, the closing of businesses, travel restraints, salary cuts, and a looming high unemployment situation. Economic activity has shrunk dramatically, and with it the … Continue reading Food prices in Nigeria have shot through the roof. But is the pandemic to blame?

Fiction Fiesta: Hacked by herdsmen… – Chineye Ochem

our land is red filled with the blood of its citizens how long will we continue in silence, waking daily to the massacre of our families? two hundred today, five hundred tomorrow children, parents and even the unborn how long will we continue to pray feeling helpless, hopeless and depressed? our grasses and farmlands, formerly green are now watered with the blood of their owners … Continue reading Fiction Fiesta: Hacked by herdsmen… – Chineye Ochem