Toyin Ajao

Dr Toyin Ajao engages the world as a Globetrotter, Storyteller, Public Scholar, Feminist Activist, and Holistic Researcher and Practitioner. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Pretoria majoring in peace and conflict studies. She is the director and founder of iAfrika Centre for holistic research and praxis focusing on advancing peace education and healing culture in Africa. She is an associate and alumnus of African Leadership Centre.

Nigerian Youths: The Dangling Meat Between SARS and SWAT

Within 24 hours of its origination, about 100,000 Twitterati massively unfollowed Buhari, the ‘sleepy’ leader who has ‘remained unmoved’ towards #ENDSARS protests. The following day, on 11th October 2020,...

Ushahidi Crowdsourcing Platform: A people-centered approach to conflict transformation in Kenya

First appeared here on 26 Sept., 2014: https://kujenga-amani.ssrc.org/2014/09/26/ushahidi-crowdsourcing-platform-a-people-centered-approach-to-conflict-transformation-in-kenya/ New media technologies have opened avenues for the African people to participate more directly, and more strategically, in public affairs. A closed...

Boko Haram and the necessary state of emergency for transforming the intractable conflict in Nigeria

I first published this article in 28 May 2014 in Sahara Reporters. I am however concerned that some of the issues I raised then are still valid today and...