ARTS Politics and Policy

The Pulitzers 2017: Premium Times get a slice, New York Times honored thrice

The Oscars (cringe!) of journalism held on Monday, the 10th of April and there was some cheer for one of Nigeria’s leading investigative journalism platforms, Premium Times. The work by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a network of International media companies including Premium Times, on the ‘Panama Papers’ was recognized with a Pulitzer Prize. […]

Opinion Politics and Policy

The Melaye Melee: Which story will prevail? – By David Nwachukwu

Within the space of a month or less, the Nigerian air has been saturated with stories of the certificate scandal of the Senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, the distinguished *ahem* Dino Melaye. The self acclaimed democratic evangelist and anti corruption crusader has severally been caught in the web of one scandal or the other […]

Culture and Lifestyle

AMVCA 2017: Rita’s Rally, Sambasa’s Salute & The Best speech moments

The 2017 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2017 was quite the show. Clarity of sound? Check. Deserving winners? Check. Organization? Check. Diverted attention from BBNaija? Check! Check! Albeit briefly. What may not have been so top notch, though, were the acceptance speeches made by most winners. David Jones David was torn […]

Politics and Policy

What Seun Onigbinde said to Chatham House – and to Buhari

Image: Chatham House (@AfricaProg) Seun Onigbinde, the Lead partner at the leading civic technology platform, BudgIT, was the latest Nigerian to speak at the acclaimed think tank, Chatham House. Speaking on “Accountability through Innovation: How Transparency can strengthen governance”, Mr Onigbinde addressed issues bordering on corruption and the challenges faced in driving transparency in Nigeria. […]

Technologies and Business

What facebook’s new Jobs feature means for unemployed friends

Facebook has introduced a new feature that will allow companies post jobs on their facebook pages. In a move seemingly targeted at helping small-to-medium enterprises (and knocking-off Linkedin and Jobberman), the new feature means companies can leverage on the persons who ‘Like’ and follow their pages to attract talent. Forbes’s John Koetisier, in his review, […]

Technologies and Business

N300 in Abuja, N50 in Borno: The prices of commodities for January released

Abuja, Cross-Rivers and Adamawa states had the most expensive bus fares for January 2017, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. The data released by the official statistics body on Tuesday, February 15, revealed Consumer Price Indices for the month of January. Prices for diesel (AGO), fuel (PMS), kerosene (DPK) and gas (LPG) for all […]