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Ultimate #ThrowbackThursday – 50 pictures of Nigeria giving us nostalgia, pride and hope

A #ThrowbackThursday worth doing is always worth doing well, so as this is the last day of the year, we thought - why stop at looking at the past year? Why not look back...
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Benin City – the red soil city that left Europeans in awe

This is the story of a lost medieval city you’ve probably heard about and yet never knew of its greatness. Benin City, originally known as Edo, was once the capital of a pre-colonial African...
Rotimi Williams Kereksuk Rice Farms

Rotimi Williams, owner of 2nd largest rice farm in Nigeria: rice, research and raw...

There is a lot to be said for invincibility, the feeling that against all odds, you will just keep soldiering through until you get what you want. This is exactly who Rotimi Williams is...
7 Nigerian British MPs - Feature

7 Nigerian Brits are elected into the British parliament!

7 Nigerians with living here in Britain were elected into the British Parliament during Theresa May's snap election. The seven candidates are: Chuka Umunna- Streatham (Labour) Abimbola Afolami - Hitchin & Harpenden (Conservative) Fiona Onasanya-...
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Lagos@50 Int’l conference, “Towards a Smart City”, in PICTURES

Lagos struck another epochal cord in the annals of impressive development with this "Towards a Smart city" conference, an idea that was birthed to celebrate the state at 50; and indeed, if all the...
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Lagos@50 Int’l Conference: Smart people, smart services, smart city – A Review

Considering the impressive number of ideas that were brewed at the 2-day LagosAt50 International conference tagged "Towards a Smart City", the conference can be adjudged successful by all standards. Right from the welcome address, the Governor...
Ibadan Beautiful

Ibadan Series: Hills, Bottoms, Masquerades & Research by Bayo Adeyinka

Read a piece of Ibadan according to the gospel of Bayo chapter Adeyinka verse 1.... More than 15 years ago, I met an Italian who had lodged at KS Motel at Total Gardens, Ibadan. He...

Viva Naija #TBTMusic: Don Jazzy should bring back that “crying sound” abeg – Tongolo...

This one is for the hommies wey don soji since since..as in. .tipe tipe..! Tongolo was the jam that jammed all other contenders away from our ear lobes when it was released about 10 years...
Chimamanda Adichie at TEDxEuston - we should all be feminists

#ThrowbackThursday to when Chimamanda Adichie urged us all to be feminists at TEDxEuston

Chimamanda Adichie - We Should All Be Feminists: you may have been present and remember the electricity in the TEDxEuston room as the final speaker took the stage in December 2012. Today, we'd like...
Esther Afua Ocloo - Al Jazeera Google Doodle

Esther Afua Ocloo – a world class Ghanaian entrepreneur worth celebrating!

You may have heard the phrase "Making a dollar out of sixteen cents"? Well, this Ghanaian powerhouse, Esther Afua Ocloo took a dollar and made a global enterprise, earned a laureate, and became an inspiration...

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