Category Archives: Nigeria

Homelands

My short e-book for Deca on an orphan named Patience and a case for open immigration is now up for free at Longform. When I was in Liberia during the civil war in 2003, I met a four-year-old girl named Patience. … Continue reading

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Heroes of the Environment 2009: Nnimmo Bassey

My contribution to Time’s annual Heroes of the Environment issue was a profile of the Nigerian oil campaigner Nnimmo Bassey. It wasn’t an oil spill that made Nnimmo Bassey an environmentalist. It was a massacre — the 1990 assault by … Continue reading

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