Author: Nicholas Ibekwe
2016 WPI FellowDeputy head of investigations, Premium Times
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by Nicholas Ibekwe | Sep 26, 2016 | UncategorizedMany Africans who haven’t been to the United States or closely followed its elections will perhaps paint a utopia if asked to describe the country’s electoral system. Why not? The US has marketed itself as the greatest democracy in the world. Africans...
by Nicholas Ibekwe | Sep 11, 2016 | UncategorizedUnlike the United States government, which releases travel advisories for its citizens, in mostly Third World countries, the Nigerian government rarely wastes time penning such “nonsense”. At least, I can’t remember reading one in my life time. The...
Lessons from Ely: Why Nigeria should not neglect environmental concerns as it kick-starts exploration of solid minerals
by Nicholas Ibekwe | Aug 28, 2016 | UncategorizedThe trip to Ely, Minnesota was my first encounter to with rural America. To be honest, I had not had much of an encounter with America itself. I had only arrived the country the first time just over a week ago. And my encounter had been mostly limited to the...
Recent blog posts
Commissioner @ThommyPetersen joins @MNFarmersUnion Pres. Gary Wertish and @StarTribune @adambelz on a panel talking ag to a group of journalists from around the world. They are visiting MN & @mnstatefair for the @worldpressinst Great to share #MNag with visitors across the globe
We are happy to announce the selection of the 2019 World Press Institute (WPI) fellows! Read more about the 2019 WPI Fellows and view their photos here: https://t.co/PEepuQI8Lu
Happy Holidays from WPI! If you are a foreign journalist looking to immerse yourself in the governance, politics, business, media, journalistic ethics and culture of the US, we are now accepting applications for our 2019 fellowship program: https://t.co/UuT18UAzyw.