Tagged ‘Ofili Speaks’

Ofilispeaks: Our History of Forgetting History

Ofilispeaks: Our History of Forgetting History

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013


The first time I heard about Biafra was while reading the Steve Jobs autobiography by Walter Isaacson. The second time I heard about it was while watching the Nigerian version of the Rick Ross “Hold Me Back” video.
To put

Ofilispeaks: As Simple as Conveyor Belts & Spelling Nationally

Ofilispeaks: As Simple as Conveyor Belts & Spelling Nationally

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

I had just checked in, cleared customs and got my baggage tagged. All that was left for me to do was to dump my luggage on the conveyor belt and then head to my departure gate.
But as I moved …

Ofilispeaks: The #NeverAgainNG Anti-Mob Justice Awareness Contest

Ofilispeaks: The #NeverAgainNG Anti-Mob Justice Awareness Contest

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

October 5th, 2012 is the day when four boys lost their lives to the senseless act of Mob Justice in Nigeria. Their deaths shocked our nation and sparked debate across the globe, but just less than a month after their …

Ofilispeaks: Why Nigeria Needs An Aluu4 Mob Justice Prohibition Bill

Ofilispeaks: Why Nigeria Needs An Aluu4 Mob Justice Prohibition Bill

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Every person has a right to life, and no one shall be deprived intentionally of his life, save in execution of the sentence of a court in respect of a criminal offence of which he has been found guilty …

Ofilispeaks: Are We Beating Creativity Out Of Our Kids?

Ofilispeaks: Are We Beating Creativity Out Of Our Kids?

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Some weeks ago, I was at the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport waiting for my flight (that flight was coincidentally suspended due to the Dana aircrash) to Lagos to be called up, when this young girl about 5 or 6 years in…

“How Laziness Saved My Life” | Welcoming Ofili’s New Book

“How Laziness Saved My Life” | Welcoming Ofili’s New Book

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Two years ago,  author, speaker and BN contributor Okechukwu Ofili shared his stupidity with the world in the hilariously successful “How Stupidity Saved My Life“. Everything seemed to be going well for the engineer turned blogger turned speaker, …

Ofilispeaks: The Right To Sh*t With Dignity

Ofilispeaks: The Right To Sh*t With Dignity

Monday, February 6th, 2012

I recently downloaded the Nigeria constitution on my blackberry thanks to this nifty link. But imagine my disappointment when I read the constitution and found out that there was not an explicit section that dealt with a Nigerian’s right …

Ofilispeaks: What Underwear Taught Me About Customer Service

Ofilispeaks: What Underwear Taught Me About Customer Service

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

My first ever job was born out of necessity. I needed the money or I would starve! It was my first semester at the University of Houston and of all semesters to arrive, I choose to come in the spring…