Sustainable Energy on the Rise in Africa

  Many communities around the world would benefit from a low impact renewable energy source to power their daily lives, and African countries may just be on track to lead the world in the initiative. It’s an exciting time in Africa and many experts believe that renewable energy is about to explode across the continent…

YEDI – Investing in Nigeria’s Youth

  Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative, or YEDI, has taken on the mission: To educate, empower, and inspire youth and community development in Nigeria using sound, proven models that get results.   YEDI, founded in 2011, is a local Nigerian NGO and nonprofit consulting company. Since its inception, the NGO has experienced significant growth and…

Here’s Wizkid!

  Where’s Wizkid?   Known by his stage name Wizkid, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is a well known Nigerian recording artist, songwriter and performer. Starting his career at the young age of 11, Wizkid has since become a major contributing artist in the Nigerian music scene. His work has landed him several achievements over the years…

Impact of Oil Drilling in the Niger Delta

    History of Petroleum Exploration in Niger Delta   Petroleum exploration began as early as 1908, when the German company Bitumen Corporation, began prospecting for tar sand deposits in the South and Western regions of Nigeria. The venture quickly ended after the initial phase citing that there was not enough commercial quantity to continue…