Why Many Millennials in Nigeria May End up Unfulfilled Adults

Posted Avatar Ebenezar Wikina , Digital Journalist & World Economic Forum Global Shaper

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Ebenezar Wikina
Member since December 12, 2015
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Recently, my friend Morris Ogbowu uploaded pictures from his College graduation on Facebook—now this is not a strange occurrence in our social media generation, but this one was special, and let me tell you why. From 2010-2012, I studied Electrical Electronics Engineering at Rivers State College of Arts and Science (RIVCAS) and it was a very beautiful two years for me, not necessarily because of the school or course of study, but because it was in those 2 years I finally discovered...


How Can Young People Around the World Lead Sustainability?

Posted Avatar Ebenezar Wikina , Digital Journalist & World Economic Forum Global Shaper

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Ebenezar Wikina
Member since December 12, 2015
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As part of activities to commemorate International Youth Day 2016, Rivers State Ministry of Youth Development in collaboration with the Rivers State Sustainable Development Goals Office organized a one-day workshop on “Youth Leading Sustainability” at the Public Hearing Hall, Rivers State House of Assembly Complex on Wednesday, 10th August 2016. The workshop started at about 11:15 a.m. with the National Anthem and a welcome address by Honourable Mrs. Toru Ofili, the Special Adv...


#DoSomethingAfrica: Young People Call on African Leaders to Act on Climate Change

Posted Avatar Ebenezar Wikina , Digital Journalist & World Economic Forum Global Shaper

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Ebenezar Wikina
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The Voice of Youth Africa (VOYA) Summit is a gathering of Young African leaders, from within and around sub-Saharan Africa, who are passionate about causing positive change in their communities. This year’s summit is tagged #DoSomethingAfrica; call for leaders at all levels of governance on the African continent to implement policies that will help Africans overcome the challenges of climate change with focus on environmental and economic sustainability. Amb Chijioke Anthony...


Transformation through Collaboration

Posted Avatar Ebenezar Wikina , Digital Journalist & World Economic Forum Global Shaper

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Ebenezar Wikina
Member since December 12, 2015
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About one year ago during the 25th Annual World Economic Forum on Africa Summit in Cape Town South Africa, 80 young Africans were exclusively selected to have a seat at the big table alongside Africa’s Presidents and top business leaders. During this prestigious gathering, these 80 young Africans from the Global Shapers Community came together to co-author a book which symbolizes the transformative ability that collaboration among Africans can be achieved. I wrote something about o...


Lessons From my Interview with Nancy Groves, United Nations Social Media Team Leader

Posted Avatar Ebenezar Wikina , Digital Journalist & World Economic Forum Global Shaper

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Ebenezar Wikina
Member since December 12, 2015
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The job of UN Social Media Team leader is as complex as you can imagine. From overseeing global social media campaigns to explaining complex diplomatic concepts and ideas in 140 characters all day-all year in all time zones, Nancy and the social media team go through a lot to keep us all engaged with the work of the United Nations around the world. In course of this stroll, Nancy, who has worked for over a decade at the UN, takes us into the daily routine of the United Nations...


  • Ebenezar Wikina

    I am passionate about the role of new media in advancing the work of diplomacy and sustainable development. My work has been featured on various local and international platforms; UN, WEF, Huffington Post, Ventures Africa,etc On "The Stroll Live" I interview global leaders & connect them to young people for mentorship. I'm also a TEDx Organizer & World Economic Forum Global Shaper.


    Member since December 12, 2015


    Age 25 • 5 Posts


    Rivers State Government Sustainable Development Goals Office, Nigeria