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Op-ed EditorJuly 26, 2021

Kingsley Moghalu: My Journey; a personal story

As a young man out of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Enugu Campus) in the mid-80s, I consciously sought and ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 16, 2021

Dasham: Here’s how Waterease Organisation is improving access to clean water; one rural community at a time

An NGO working to improve the access to clean water in rural communities in Nigeria, Waterease Organisation, have successfully handed over a borehole to Dasham ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 6, 2021

Erica Nlewedim, Denola Grey, Tolani Alli, Instablog9ja, Ikorodu Bois, Tacha, others…emerge winners at Trendupp Awards 2021

Ikorodu Bois, Iyabo Ojo, Fisayo Fosudo, Jenni Frank, Aproko Doctor, and Broda Shaggi were among the winners at the maiden ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 25, 2021

#PrideMonth: The Gospel of the Nigerian Messiah, as told to me by the Lord Himself

By Kanyinsola Olorunnisola When the boy was five, when he first learned about Jesus Christ, about a white man performing ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 22, 2021

Baby Drama: Africa Magic’s new series is destigmatising infertility

The stigmatisation of people who have or do not have children is a phenomenon that has stayed longer than bearable, ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 17, 2021

#PrideMonth: Love is everything but love; a queer Muslim man’s experience with love

By Phaysal Phagge It is difficult to write about love when everything you know about it has been anything but, ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 15, 2021

2023: Paradigm shift or more of the same?

By Kingsley Moghalu On June 1 I announced, with all humility, my intention to present myself, again, to our country ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 2, 2021

Lagos State Tourism partners with EbonyLife Place and Kaffy Shafau to host Live Dance Show EkoDance

Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture and EbonyLife Place partnered with Imagneto, the dance company founded and led by popular dancer, ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 23, 2021

‘My experience at the MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy’ – Award Recipients, MTF Class Of 2020

The MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy is MultiChoice’s flagship Creating Shared Value programme aimed at ‘igniting Africa’s creative industries’ by boosting ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 16, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: Reflections on time and gender by a nonbinary woman

By Alexandra Maduagwu In many ways, this [life] journey has always been about finding and naming myself. Looking back, there ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 15, 2021

“I pop headache pills when I return from my farm due to security tension” – Mr Rotimi Williams on Public Eye

On Sunday, March 15th, 2021, Funmi Iyanda talked about the need for economic diversification in Nigeria and the opportunities and ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2021

#IWD2021: All that we Choose to Challenge

by MaryRaphael Ajayi “A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes changes. So let’s choose to challenge.” ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 3, 2021

5 reasons why University of Sussex should be your top choice

Of the many challenges young people face, choosing the right university sits firmly on top of the list. Deciding which to attend from ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 2, 2021

Fast-growing agritech company, Farm4Me bags international award

One of Nigeria’s fast-growing agritech companies, Farm4Me has added another feather to its cap. This is as the firm founded ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2021

“#EndSARS is not enough, you must get involved in politics,” Kingsley Moghalu to Nigerian youth

Memories of the clampdown on #OccuppyLekkiTollgate protesters on Saturday 13th February, by security operatives are apparently still fresh in the ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 26, 2021

Nigeria’s Sparkle signs with payment experts, Network International for virtual and physical payment cards

Sparkle, a mobile-first digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has partnered with ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 21, 2020

Fuji music just got the attention it rightly deserves with Fuji: A Opera

by Toluwalope Omoyeni It was the juxtaposition of two unrelated elements – Fuji and opera – that caught not just ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 17, 2020

How Young Nigerians will spend Detty December

2020 has been an extraordinarily bad year, no need to recount. But with the arrival of the holiday season, attitudes ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 14, 2020

Why Tems and Omah Lay should take responsibility as Nigerians push for their freedom in Uganda

After the news of the arrest of Tems and Omah Lay for having an unauthorised concert in Uganda broke on ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 10, 2020

Members of Father Mbaka’s Adoration Ministry assault BBC reporters

A Nigerian catholic priest, Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka  and some of his church members on Wednesday 9 December assaulted two BBC ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 22, 2020

Budweiser to gift consumers Mercedes Benz, PlayStation 5 in Smooth Kick-off Promo

Budweiser lager beer is the official sponsor of the English Premier League and the Spanish La Liga, two of the ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 16, 2020

The current hike in fuel price signals a need for the local refinement of oil products

On the 11th of November 2020, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 11, 2020

On the street of heartbreak | #TheYNaijaCover

As with all trends on social media, young Nigerians always have things to say. Experiences on heartbreaks and relationships fallouts ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 8, 2020

Sam Adeyemi, Mo Abudu, Lola Shoneyin, Don Jazzy, others make the list of The Future Awards Africa Prize for Service to Young People…voting starts immediately

Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), has unveiled the nominees for its only category open to public ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2020

The bullying of Rahama Sadau is sign that Nigerian women are not yet safe

by Alabi Adewale It’s hard to believe that in the year 2020, women are still being bullied to live according ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2020

#NonBinary: Let’s talk about the selective homophobia of emigrants | #Intersectional

by Adewale Alabi When queer related topics are discussed in Nigeria, many are quick to confirm that they are proud ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2020

Domestic abuse and the double closeted phenomenon in queer Nigerian relationships

by Alabi Adewale Domestic abuse in relationships often happens when there is a perceived unbalance between the people involved. Domestic ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2020

The Eastern Nigeria International Film Festival (ENIFF) 2020 kicks off this week and here’s how you can join

All is set for the inaugural edition of Eastern Nigeria International Film Festival (ENIFF). November 4 – 7, 2020.Registration is completely FREE, register at www.eniff.org/register

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Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2020

‘Na gay dey reign’: Defiance unapologetically places Nigerian queer issues on the table

by Alabi Adewale Watching the film ‘Defiance’ by Harry Itie created a sense of realization that queer Nigerians are beginning ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2020

Nigerian soldiers have made themselves ‘assistant Jesus’ in the fight against indecent dressing

by Alabi Adewale When Nigerian youths started the #EndSARS protests, it was because the impunity of the security operatives had ...

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