Education

Onitsha To Silicon Valley: What We Learn From the Technovation Winning Girls

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In 2015, Grace Ihejiamaizu, social entrepreneur and founder of Opportunity Desk and iKapture Networks, mentored a group of young girls called Team Charis who joined the …

FoodIdeas & Innovation

Are There Limits To Good-Looking and Good-Sounding Food?

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Sometimes people say we should leave what is written on the motor and enter motor but when it comes to food, reverse is the case. Presentation …

OpinionThe Muse

Eunice’s Feminism, Confusion and Sophistication

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Presidential aspirant, Eunice Atuejide, became the subject of mentions for her expressions on feminism on Wednesday. It drew praise, judging by the more than one thousand …

PeopleTechnologies and Business

How Will Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Make Twitter Better?

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s most renowned global public servant of the last two decades, will be joining Twitter as a member of its Board of Directors. The …

Technologies and Business

What An Actual Bank Wars Would Look Like

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I can confirm that my Bank was not on the battered side of Saturday’s #BankWars. They were not in the rocket-launcher declaration of war and so …

Education

Want Your Children To Love The News? Let Them Read Good Literature

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Reminiscing on Chimamanda’s talk on the danger of a single story, the part where she talked about the early period of her writing often strikes me. …

CommunityTechnologies and Business

Stop Forwarding WhatsApp Messages. Just… Stop

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How did a video produced in one country as a public service announcement create fears about kidnapping in another? In India, at least 24 persons have …

Politics and Policy

Nigeria Air: There Are Faults In Our Stars

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To say there’s been a fair bit of divergence on the internet since the name and logo of the national carrier project was announced this week …

Politics and Policy

Rethinking the South East Development Commission – By Chinedu Okoro

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Every union has its problems. These problems are usually existential. Nigeria has not been without a thorn on its side since it came into existence but …

CommunityEducation

Wouldn’t You Rather Be A Voice?

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The first time I heard the word Autism in 2011, I was just in SS1 and I borrowed a novel from Jemi, my then bestie. It …

ExplainersTechnologies and Business

How Do You Claim From An Insurance Company After An Accident?

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The importance of motor insurance is fully realised in an event of accident (loss). We will be talking more on the Third Party insurance cover as …

EducationLife Lessons

Malala at 21 – Lessons For Her Nigerian Sisters

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Spending a birthday on football and graffiti with a group of girls could be considered common and low key. But for a Nobel Prize winner, it …

Ideas & InnovationThe Muse

What AI Saturdays Lagos Taught Me About Education

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The mind, once stretched by a new experience, can never go back to its original dimension – Ralph Waldo Emerson. I will never forget the first …

Ideas & Innovation

Is Entrepreneurship the New First Class?

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The premier University of Technology in Nigeria, FUTO, was once reputable for producing the best brains in terms of engineering and other tech-related courses. This might …

ExplainersTechnologies and Business

Do You Need Insurance for Your Car? Here’s What You Should Know

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Insurance, simply put, is a risk-transfer mechanism that guarantees full or partial monetary compensation for the loss or damage caused by event(s) beyond the control of …

EducationLife Lessons

Macron in Lagos: Can We Be Anything?

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France’s President, Emmanuel Macron, came to Nigeria a few days ago. His itinerary comprised of a bilateral meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on issues bordering on …

MoviesOpinion

Tyler Perry’s Acrimony: What Have We Learned About Rage and Rejection?

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In purely human relations, faith requires the regular supply of some level of visible evidence. If that was not the point of the two hours I …

Foreign AffairsOpinion

Who Gains and Loses From The Politics of The 2026 World Cup? | By Macdonald Ukah

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Our favourite sport is now a figurative football in the grander and more consequential game of global geopolitics. You may add deep-seated corruption to the stakes. …

Technologies and Business

Everybody is Talking Artificial Intelligence: What’s the Bustle About? | By Chinedu Okoro

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Like every other tech buzzword, Artificial intelligence or AI as it is more popularly called, has dominated tech blogs, conferences, funding news and government policy circles. …

Culture and LifestyleOpinion

From Chimamanda’s Words, There Are Two Sides To Opening Doors

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Should we stop buying sweets because peadophiles use them? For about a week now, social media has been agog with heated debates on chivalry which resulted …

Technologies and Business

Getting a Laptop? These Specifications Also Determine the Cost and Quality

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Have you ever seen two PCs of the same basic specification and capacity but with different performance capabilities? Have you ever wondered why this is the …

Politics and Policy

What Do You Remember Abacha For?

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It has been twenty years since former head of state Sani Abacha ate apple and died. Or not. General Abacha died at about 4am on June …

EducationOpinion

I Read Social Media | By Adachukwu Onwudiwe

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It is obvious that reading as we used to know it has evolved beyond the pages of papers. And has this affected reading in Nigeria? Yes. …

Politics and Policy

Democracy Day: 5 Talking Points from President Buhari’s Third Anniversary Speech

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President Muhammadu Buhari, in keeping with custom, delivered an address Tuesday morning in commemoration of Democracy Day. The 2018 edition marks his third year in office …

Technologies and Business

The Era of Start-Ups: Failing or Successful? | By Faith Oladimeji

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The last decade has seen the birth and death of several start-ups in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. One could say we are a bit …

MusicThe Muse

This Is Nigeria: Falz Provides The Ideal Musical Meditation For Democracy Day

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Around the time American media was going nuts with analysis of Kanye West’s slavery shenanigans, the artistic polymath Childish Gambino dropped the video This is America. …

Life LessonsThe Muse

20 Verses To Ponder From Chimamanda’s Beautiful Harvard Speech On Truth And Trying

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This week, the graduating students at Harvard chose Chimamanda Adichie as their Class Day speaker for 2018. Donning a beautiful Nigerian made adire, Ms Adichie’s 25 …

Elections 2019Profile

Kingsley Moghalu Wants To Be Nigeria’s President. Who Is He?

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Until you have declared the political party on whose platform you are going to run, you are not yet a potential candidate for electoral office in …

MusicReviews

In About 30, Adekunle GOLD Touches On Becoming Big And Not Forgetting Origins

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The beep was just after midnight Friday, announcing the arrival of the long anticipated album by Adekunle GOLD. Fifty-four minutes after running through the 16-course meal, …

Ideas & Innovation

Why Transmission Might Not Transfuse – Communication and Factors Affecting It

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The activity of conveying information, simply put as communication, involves two parties, the sender and the receiver. As simple as it seems, there might be some …