Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

March 17, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Nigeria Celebrates and Suffers

Octogenarian Celebrants in Obosi Celebrating Old Age While in the U.S. and around the world people celebrated Pi Day on Saturday, March 14 – 3.14.15 – the people of Obosi in eastern Nigeria were having a different kind of festivity. Ito … Continue reading

February 9, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Election Postponed

Nigeria Postpones Elections  Professor Jega, head of INEC On Feb. 7 one of our Friends of Nigeria (former Peace Corps volunteers in Nigeria) online members sent word the elections were postponed. He provided a link to an article in the … Continue reading

January 24, 2015
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Dolls, Elections, Vaccines, and Book Talks

Bounty of Book Talks I told you I would share news about upcoming speaking events which involve connections to dear old friends. I hope to be in Park City, Utah sometime this spring. My high school friend Karen Sturdy Cassity lives … Continue reading

January 17, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Boko Haram and Elections

Elections Looming Nigeria’s political rhetoric is in high gear for the presidential elections on February 14. President Goodluck Jonathan, running for a second term, is all over the air waves. The National Television Authority, NTA, devotes a major portion of its nightly … Continue reading

October 21, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Victory for Nigeria and Hope for Missing Girls

Peace Corps Connections and Ebola Peace Corps volunteers are known for their dedication to the people of the countries where they served. Sometimes the dedication extends to the next generation. Jack and Teresita Finlay, members of Friends of Nigeria, sent … Continue reading