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…
How Zack Harrison became millionaire at 21
Zack Harrison is a software consultant, PPC advertiser, and strategic business development consultant.
There is no food for lazy man in UK – Akinlolu Jekins, Nigerian UK showbiz impresario
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.
Philanthropy is an end in itself, says Therealtfame
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.
Dream up, speak up, stand up
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.
The pride of a nation
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.
Are we still villagers?
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.…
Boys and girls – Become men and women
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.
Stop bleeding on people that didn’t hurt you
“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…
Different rules for boys and girls
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…
What did Africa do?
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,....
My dream commonwealth
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…