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Education Technologies and Business

50,000 Businesses: Don’t Get Carried Away With Facebook’s New Plans

Facebook has more users in Nigeria than anywhere else on the African continent. Being the multi-billion dollar business it is, it is normal to expect it to pay serious attention to the country. It is from this business incentive perspective that the company’s newly unveiled initiative for Nigeria must first be viewed. While Techpoint.ng reports […]

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Education

Unilag is Nigeria’s Only Fully Accredited Law Faculty, Uni-Abuja Suspended

The Council of Legal Education has published the accreditation status of fifty-five Nigerian Universities offering Degree programmes in Law, with the University of Lagos listed solely as possessing full accreditation. The list, as published in the Guardian, contained 16 Federal Universities, 20 State Universities and 19 Private Universities. 13 of the Federal Universities listed had […]

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Education Technologies and Business

Analyzing The 2017 Budgets of Nigeria’s Top Federal Universities

For 21 of the 22 Universities (excluding University of Abuja) whose budget allocations were recently published by educational civic tech, eduplana Nigeria, the total increase in their allocations amounted to 1.37 billion, at an average of +0.065 billion naira, i.e. N65 million per University. The University of Abuja was an outlier, having, by far, the […]

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Education Letters & Essays

To Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: For the Change, Fun and Firm Friends

By Macdonald Ukah Author’s Note: The following was penned on Facebook in response to the author’s impulse to lend his voice to a critical conversation begun by the identfied character: Neydu Wordsmith Onuoha. It is lifted therefrom!!! Consistent with his reputation, Neydu Wordsmith Onuoha has already done an incredible job of implicitly highlighting the value […]

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Ideas & Innovation Technologies and Business

What can a toothbrush teach us about building better products and businesses? – Gregory Onyeahialam

Perhaps this image resonates with you. But let’s look at it in detail. What is the “ideal” user journey of using a toothbrush? You wake up in the morning, perform your morning routine (if you have one). You pick up your toothbrush then your toothpaste tube (or whichever comes first). You put the toothpaste on […]