The Business of Creativity

Ayeni Adekunle was a speaker at the Network Conference 2014 that held on October 7th, 2014.

Had fun speaking with creative professionals from diverse backgrounds two weeks ago in Lagos.

 

Always appreciate an opportunity to chat with brilliant minds, especially young people keen to challenge the status quo.

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President Jonathan Must Take Responsibility For Nigeria’s Ebola Disaster

Dr.  Ameyo Stella Adadevoh   caught the virus after coming in contact with Patrick Sawyer. She died on 19th August, 2014. At least 7 Nigerians have died from EVD, with over 18 infected.

Yorubas say it well: “Ehinkule l’ota wa. Inu’le ni aseni ngbe”.

 

Nigeria and Nigerians are losing on all fronts because of leaders we didn’t prepare for the assignments we are giving them. Every child should be trained please. Everyone should be prepared with the right formal and informal education. We never know what we will become tomorrow… Continue reading…

To Hell With Cliques and Camps (#NECLive 2014 Opening Speech) – Ayeni Adekunle

AYENI ADEKUNLE

I have mixed feelings as I write. I feel good because what started out as a wish, an idea to bring the creative and entertainment industry in Nigeria together annually has become a reality. There was the pleasant surprise of the success of our debut last year, and the amazing support this year’s event has received from far and near. Today should be indeed a happy day. But it’s not. I feel pain because I know that there’s so much work to be done. And we’re not even scratching the surface.

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