Dr Nwachukwu Egbunike is Global Voices’ Co-Regional Editor for Sub-Saharan Africa. Egbunike is also an adjunct lecturer at the School of Media and Communication, Pan Atlantic University, Lagos, Nigeria. Egbunike's research agenda straddles social media, youth political participation, politics and ethnicity. He is the author of four books, including “Hashtags: social media, politics and ethnicity in Nigeria” and “Nka” (a collection of poems).
Latest posts by Nwachukwu Egbunike from February, 2014
Nigerian Pidgin English is the country's "lingua franca, understood in all 36 states. Yet, you will not find a classroom in the whole country that teaches it"
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the ex-governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, is no stranger to controversy.
"You blog about government wastes, get invited to a government Q&A, & collect money? Newsflash: y'all have chopped state funds"
A Nigerian journalist went undercover in a human trafficking syndicate, witnessed two brutal beheadings and lived to tell the tale. But some are questioning the veracity of her report.
"Anyone with access to technology, Internet, qwerty keyboard, etc. can organize an impact reaching campaign that has the possibility of benefiting the society."