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I Go Dye
21 Oct 2020
Popular comedian, Francis Agoda famously known as I Go Dye has written an open letter to the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari condemning widespread killings of innocent protesters of #EndSars movement across the country, particularly the alleged killings at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos on Tuesday. The comedian who said he was…
19 Aug 2020
In the past 10 years, the name Akinlolu “Jekins” Jikiemi always popped up in connection with wave-making UK events that featured Nigerian artistes and comedians.
3 Aug 2020
Nigerian singer Dolapo Dada who goes by the stage name Didi Sweet muzik has joined a host of other well-meaning Nigerians...
29 Jul 2020
For those who are not familiar with Idise Anthony, better known as Therealtfame, his personality might appear to be a paradox as a showbiz impresario, football agent and philanthropist rolled into one.
17 Jun 2019
If you are a sports fan, perhaps like many around the world, you would be glued to your TV today, watching the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.
27 May 2019
I am in Jamaica, as a guest of the government here, and also for some of my projects in girls’ education. Like many other countries in parts of Africa, they have some social challenges - teenage pregnancy, poverty, some crime etc. I had to say these things, because these are real, and it’s what I have seen. But if I were a news reporter, that's what all my story would be about. But I'm not a news reporter. I am a girl, a filmmaker, an education advocate, a youth, and I say things as I see them.
18 Mar 2019
I am in New York, where the United Nations 63rd annual CSW (Commission on the Status of Women) event is taking place till March 22nd, 2019. The UN Secretary General has already spoken to open the event, and there are people they called ‘High Level Delegates’, dashing madly from one hall or meeting, to another.…
18 Feb 2019
What about Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, who helped as Nigeria’s Finance Minister, to reduce the country’s external debt, I met her last September at the UN, she’s really smart.
17 Nov 2018
“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional”- Unknown Someone said: “If you never heal from what hurt you, you’ll bleed on people who didn’t cut you.” We must stop killing good relationships around us by transferring aggression to others. Hurt feelings are inevitable in relationships and are bound to arise in a fast-paced world of imperfect…
22 Oct 2018
On September 23rd last month at the 92nd and Y theater in New York, there was already a crowd outside lining up to get in as early as 8AM. It was the first day of the 73rd UN General Assembly side events, and if you thought there was a long human traffic line to get…
17 Sep 2018
But I have a serious question, and this is it: “What Did Africa Do?” In the last three years, I have had the opportunity to visit some parts of Abuja and Lagos, for some of my Girls Education projects, but more recently, to speak to kids about the power of media,....
18 Jun 2018
I have heard of the word Commonwealth before, but right now, it has a new and seriously cool meaning because of my dad. We left our hotel in Lagos last month back to my project site, and he asked the gentleman driving us to pull over because he needed to get more phone cards. I…
15 Mar 2018
In the journey to self-discovery, it is very important to understand what success is. In today’s world a good percentage of people define success as having lots of money in their bank account, being on the cover of magazines, becoming famous and so much more. Before I became a Life Coach, I studied Civil Engineering…

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