Tag Archives: Folakemi Odoaje

EUROPE: Saving Scotland’s Gaelic language – Kate Parkinson

October 3, 2017

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The Big Picture: Saving Scotland’s Gaelic language Scotland’s Gaelic language has been disappearing at an alarming rate for years. With only 60,000 speakers left, the language has been categorized as “endangered” by UNESCO. But Gaelic is fighting back and the Isle of Skye is at the center of the resurgence. As we drove through the […]

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June 12: “Who killed cock robin?” A pupeteer at work?

June 13, 2016

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  I played through the 1-hour-plus recording. You may wish to, too. It was originally posted on folakemiodoaje.com.   June 12 MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2015. 1:07 a.m. [GMT]

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A PICTURE WORTH SHARING: Yinka Shonibare’s “Kids skipping rope is timeless” – Fola Odoaje

February 16, 2016

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While I’ve never seen any of Ṣonibarẹ’s artistic creations physically, Nigerians interested in the Arts, especially such Nigerians who live in England, never miss an opportunity to check out the works of the prolific Nigerian. Folakẹmi Ọdọaje, a Nigerian who lives in England, had hardly landed in the States on a trip this past weekend […]

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Black women skin bleaching – to what end?

November 19, 2014

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Originally posted on Folakemi:
Skin bleaching or skin toning as some people prefer to call it has been around in Nigeria for a long time. In the ’70s Satina Skin Tone Cream was quite popular among the youths as the “thing” to do for a lovely skin complexion. I have known for a long time…

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STI – Jungle Fever and the danger of trusting White Expats in Nigeria – reblogged from “Ori Yeye nii Mogun”

November 2, 2014

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STI – Jungle Fever and the danger of trusting White Expats in Nigeria – Re-blogged from Ori Yeye nii Mogun by folakemi Odoaje If you have Oyinbo (Caucasian) friends or colleagues working anywhere in developing world and in this case Africa you are likely to see my points here. For Oyinbos, rich Nigerians or young […]

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