The Nigerian centenary: 100 degrees and rising? A voice from the diaspora.
In 2014, Nigeria commemorates its centennial anniversary. With its name inspired by the principal West African waterway, the River Niger, today Nigeria stands at a volatile cusp of change.
Onyekachi Wambu is a specialist in print as well as broadcast media. He is a former Clapham resident.
This talk will provide a historical account of Nigeria’s cultural, political and socio-economic development since 1914. Onyekachi Wambu will also explore the importance of the Nigerian-British diaspora in shaping the country’s future.
The talk will be on Monday evening, 20th October at Clapham’s arts centre, Omnibus, 1 Clapham Common North Side, SW4 0QW.
The bar at Omnibus will be open from 7 pm, and the talk will commence at 8 pm. The bar will remain open after the meeting.
Meetings are free and open to non-members, so please bring your friends along.