Japheth Omojuwa

Curator, omojuwa.com

Japheth Omojuwa is a Nigerian blogger, socio-economic and political commentator, social media expert and mentor. A columnist with some of Nigeria’s most respected newspapers The PUNCH and LEADERSHIP newspapers and Metropole Magazine. He recently concluded a six-month stint as a lecturer (on Africa: Democratic prospects and challenges) at Free University of Berlin. Omojuwa’s articles have been repeatedly translated into several languages including French, German, Portuguese and Greek. The leadership of the African Union invited him in 2014 to be part of the Africa Re-imagination Creative Hub (ARCH) to fashion an agenda for Africa 2063 project. He participated as a panelist at a side event during the 2013 United Nations General Assembly in New York where he spoke on the need to use data and facts as tools in activism and policy making.

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