Category: Extra

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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 EditorJanuary 26, 2021

Glo propels growth in telecoms sector in Q3, 2020

Data grandmasters, Globacom, drove the growth in Nigeria’s telecommunications industry in the third quarter of 2020, according to data released ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 25, 2021

From rock bottom to CEO, Yinka Obebe bares it all on #WithChude

“The day I left the company, I left with nothing but a backpack” – CEO of Pop Central TV, Yinka ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 25, 2021

Stanbic IBTC reiterates commitment to the growth of Education in Nigeria

To commemorate the 2021 International Day of Education, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC reaffirmed its commitment to providing support and ensuring ...

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EditorJanuary 22, 2021

Nigerian startup introduces the world’s first-ever end-to-end Marketplace and Analytics Platform

The world’s first-ever all-in-one analytics and online talent marketplace platform, Plaqad.com, is being launched in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub.  “Plaqad, a ...

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SponsorJanuary 7, 2021

Gospel star Prospa Ochimana reveals how he produced some of his best work on credit

Rising gospel star, Prospa Ochimana, who gained national eminence with the release of his single ‘Ekwueme’, disclosed to host of ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 6, 2021

BBC World Service announces new daily podcast for Africa; launches podcast competition in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

The BBC World Service has announced a brand new daily news podcast for Africa, more episodes of The Comb podcast, ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 31, 2020

The Worship Playlist: “I lost a baby last year,” Gospel Artist Nosa reveals on #WithChude

In a three-week conversation series titled The Worship Playlist, host of #WithChude and founder of human flourishing company Joy, Inc., ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 31, 2020

TV Host Biodun Laaro, Co-Founder Farm Crowdy, and other brilliant creatives revisit 2020 on the closing edition of The Hustle #WithChude Special

One of Nigeria’s most talked-about shows of 2020, #WithChude, closes the year with a big send-off featuring a special end ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 22, 2020

Actress, Chinonso Arubayi, reveals how social expectation drove her into depression following her husband’s death

“Society’s attitude towards widows is harmful to women,” Actress, Chinonso Arubayi. In this week’s episode of #WithChude, actress and TV ...

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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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SponsorDecember 17, 2020

#TheWorshipPlaylist: “Wizkid celebrates Fuji culture in his music, keeping the genre alive” – Gospel artiste, Mike Abdul

On this week’s episode of #TheWorshipPlaylist, veteran Fuji gospel artiste, Mike Abdul opens up to host of #TheWorshipPlaylist and founder ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 14, 2020

“I have to smile through every performance while secretly crying myself to sleep” – Comedian, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah tells #WithChude

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, comedian, singer and actress, Chioma ‘Chigul’ Omeruah opens up to host and founder of ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 13, 2020

University of Sussex to hold seminar on in Data Science or Artificial Intelligence

University of Sussex, UK’s leading research institutions will tomorrow, Monday, 14th December, 2020 hold a seminar titled ‘Launching your career ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 11, 2020

Òlòtūré, Money Heist, Love Is Blind – What Nigerians watched on Netflix in 2020

It’s been a tumultuous year, filled with uncertainty, social distancing, lockdowns and travel restrictions with Nigerians finding ways to escape, ...

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Edwin OkoloDecember 11, 2020

All the looks from Arise Fashion Week Day 1

Arise Fashion Week has returned but not without some noteworthy changes. The continent’s most prominent fashion show has had to ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 10, 2020

UNDP and FCTA launch Unconditional Cash Transfer Project for vulnerable households, MSMEs and informal businesses in Abuja

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has launched an Unconditional Cash Transfer project targeting the poor and vulnerable in the FCT, with ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 10, 2020

Oluwatobiloba Ajayi emerges winner of The Nigeria Prize for Difference and Diversity 2020

The Nigeria Prize for Difference and Diversity has announced Oluwatobiloba Ajayi as winner of the maiden edition of the N1million ...

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Edwin OkoloDecember 9, 2020

#AriseFashionWeek2020 puts its weight behind new talent

In 2020, the Coronavirus pandemic provided a real world simulation to test the many anxieties that have plagued the global ...

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Michael IsaacDecember 7, 2020

“As a person living with HIV, I am treated worse than a criminal” – TV presenter, producer, and Activist, Mary Ero tells #WithChude

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, TV presenter, producer, and activist, Mary Ero, opens up to host and founder of ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 5, 2020

#SaturdaySpecial: Why we love Kita and the Dusty Red Road; Dada Ade and the Good Hair Fairy by Vennessa Scholtz

The covers: Dada Ade and the Good Hair Fairy cover is bright and beautiful. A blend of pastel colours, it ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 30, 2020

“Children are dying and being molested. People need to spend their lives in jail, and you’ll see, this culture will disappear.” – Mr James Ibor on Public Eye

On Sunday, November 29, 2020, Funmi Iyanda had a conversation about sex slavery in the Keyi community of Cross River ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 30, 2020

“There is dignity in being a sex worker” – Commercial Sex Worker, Gift tells #WithChude

On this week’s episode of #WithChude, commercial sex worker, Gift, opens up to host and founder of Joy Inc., Chude ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 29, 2020

“There is nothing in the present political system that young people can learn from” | Panelists discuss at The Diversity Summit 2020

On Saturday, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), held its first-ever TV and digital edition of The Diversity Summit, incorporating a ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 29, 2020

“Woman on a mission to disrupt the energy sector”, Ogutu Okudo emerges winner of the coveted Young Person of the Year Prize at The Future Awards Africa 2020

Seven extraordinary individuals including innovators, activists and entrepreneurs from across Africa were shortlisted for The Future Awards Africa 2020 Young ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 28, 2020

#SaturdaySpecial: ‘An alchemy of personal family story and untouchable myth’ | The Death of Vivek Oji

The Death of Vivek Oji is Akwaeke Emezi’s latest novel whose excerpt, courtesy of YNaija and Farafinabooks, we’re happy to ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 27, 2020

LBS announces Chris Ogbechie as new Dean as Enase Okonedo moves to Pan-Atlantic University

Lagos Business School has announced the appointment of Professor of Strategic Management, Chris Ogbechie, as its new Dean. The appointment ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 27, 2020

University of Sussex organises Brand Management Masterclass; calls for January 2021 applications

The University of Sussex Business School on Tuesday, November 24, hosted a virtual Masterclass on Brand Management and the Challenge ...

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SponsorNovember 26, 2020

#DoYou: Popular Twitter Influencer, Aproko Doctor reveals how he became successful by following his passion

In a series of tweets posted via his Twitter page on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, medical doctor and social media ...

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Michael IsaacNovember 26, 2020

The Future Awards Africa celebrates 100 COVID-19 heroes across Africa at Beating Corona Telethon | 27 November 2020

In light of the resurging cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, leading African intervention database, BeatingCorona.Africa has announced The Beating Corona ...

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