Vision statement: To help Nigeria achieve its potentials.
Mission statement: To create a voice for every Nigerian, at home, and abroad, who wish to see Nigeria enforce and strengthen its laws in order to promote and sustain accountability, justice, and peace within the Nigerian society. Nigerians Saving Nigerians will achieve its mission by encouraging citizens to organize peacefully, so the open and rigorous debate, essential for sustainable nation building, can be achieved.
A picture by Nigerians Saving Nigerians and credited to us appropriately was featured on page 55 of the second quarter 2013 edition of Global: the international briefing.
Global: the international briefing is a new, editorially independent magazine commissioned by the Commonwealth Secretariat, and launched at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago in 2009. (Global: the international briefing, 2013)
Global: the international briefing is distributed to heads of states worldwide.
This is the link to our feature.
Founder & Director
Omololu Omotosho was awarded a fellowship with President Obama’s organization, Organizing for Action, in 2013. He is a poet and a social entrepreneur. His poem, Dark Purification, was featured in the poetry section of the Texas Southern University Herald Newspaper. He worked for President Obama and the United States of America as a volunteer during President Obama’s inaugural balls on January 21, 2013. He worked with Niger Delta Restoration of Hope in November, 2010, to commemorate Ken Saro Wiwa in an event that was titled, “Ken Saro Wiwa Candlelight Vigil and Educational Awareness Campaign”. The event was held in Houston, TX, U.S.A. He wrote an article focused on the need to stop violence among Nigerian youth. The article was published in “Nigeria’s most widely read newspaper”, PUNCH. He has been featured on Al Jazeera (The Stream) and British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) World News. He is inspired by how the diversity of media in the United States of America provides a platform for a rigorous, peaceful, and healthy debate which has in turn helped strengthen democracy in the United States of America over time.
Seun Badejo lives in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, where he works as a practicing Geophysicist. A member of the Abuja Writer’s Forum, an initiative which seeks to revive the Nigerian reading culture. He is the author of a collection of poems titled “Everything the Light Touches.”
Promise Wilcox lives in Bonny Island, Rivers State, Nigeria. He is an environmentalist. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Calabar. Promise has done extensive studies on the environment and how the environment of his region has been degraded.
Award winning on air Tv Personality, Ariyike Akinbobola is a trained Lawyer turned TV Presenter/Producer at Spice TV, a fashion and lifestyle channel (content provider for ONTV, Ait and Nta). She studied Law at the University of Lagos and was called to the Nigerian bar in 2006. She practiced Law for a few years before switching to the entertainment industry. She also has a diploma in Tv Presenting from the prestigious London academy of media, film and tv.
She presents Spice Tv’s lead programme, Urban Spice (a fashion & lifestyle magazine programme) and she is also the producer/presenter for the fashion news and daily tip bits.
She is the official host for the Edutainment secondary schools tour organized by Van cliff and icirculate where she and a group of artistes visited different secondary schools to give motivational talks to the students encouraging them to stay in school.
She also co-hosted the Lagos crossover countdown concert organized by the Lagos state government and LASAA which was held on the 31st of December 2012 into the 1st of January 2013. She is very passionate about issues affecting women and children and is always ready to support charitable organizations of this nature. She aspires to have her own Tv talk show that would showcase Africans in a positive light.
She also organizes a monthly event every first Wednesday of the month called “Best of Both Worlds” networking party which she started in October 2012 where she gives upcoming fashion designers and artistes the opportunity to showcase their talent and she also supports and creates awareness for one charitable organization every month. She recently added acting to her Resume by starring in the Tv series “Madam Caro’s bar” and “Lekki Wives”.
In 2012, she was nominated under two categories of the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards (NBMA) as the most promising/young Tv presenter of the year and the most popular Tv presenter. She emerged victorious as the most promising/young Tv presenter of the year. She is a writer and has her own segment called “Ariyike writes” on www.bellanaija.com. She also has her own blog www.reflectionswithariyike.blogspot.com. A true Lagos citizen and an indigene of Osun state, Nigeria. Ariyike is also a member of the Lagoon Leo Club (The Younger Members of the Lekki Lions Club). She is married to her heart throb from Idanre, Ondo state, Nigeria and they are blessed with children. Follow her on twitter @LadyAriyike to find out more.
Joel I. Azeta