One Year On: Why I Refuse to Forget the Chibok Girls

On the 14th April 2015, it will be one year since 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped in Chibok, Borno State Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram. One year since these girls were with their families and friends. One year since these girls were home. This week is the Bring Back our Girls Global Action Week … More One Year On: Why I Refuse to Forget the Chibok Girls

The Westerner’s Guide to Nigeria and Boko Haram: An Introduction

Over two months ago, on the night of the 14th of April 2014, 276 school girls were abducted from their dorm rooms in their secondary school in the village of Chibok, Northern Nigeria. Nine weeks on, as the world forgets them, we at No Fly on the WALL, after a long period of mulling over … More The Westerner’s Guide to Nigeria and Boko Haram: An Introduction

Beyond Black and White: Love, Race and the Interracial

One of the big questions society must answer right now is whether or not we live in a post-racial society. Some would say yes, but the vast majority (many of whom would be considered ethnic minorities in the UK and America) would disagree vehemently. Although we have come a very long way since the 1950s … More Beyond Black and White: Love, Race and the Interracial