5 things I have learnt as a diaspora returnee

Homecomer Oluwakemi Loriade shares 5 things she learnt since returning to Africa in 2016. It’s been over a year since I “moved back” to Africa.I kept telling friends and family that I wanted to leave Washington DC. It felt like the right time to return to the continent I left at 15 to attend boarding school […]

“I haven’t been happier since returning”

In 2016, Nigerian Olatorera Oniru left a corporate career spanning years of experience at the Fortune 500 companies Bank of America (Merrill Lynch) and General Electric, as well as Ericsson, the Central Bank of Nigeria and MTN to head home. “And I haven’t been happier,” she comments. Oniru completed her tertiary education in the US […]

Moving back to Nigeria in 13 easy steps

Wendelyn Okemini returned to Nigeria after spending several years studying at boarding school and universities in England and America. Despite living in Nigeria for the last three years, she still oscillates between still feeling like a ‘repatriate,’ a tourist and a local. She has listed some tips that will hopefully help the newly repatriated feel more like […]

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