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5 Sep
In mid-2017, across newspapers, blogs, and social media platforms in Nigeria, headlines screamed, “Meet Funke Abimbola, the Nigerian woman with a 23-paged CV”. This revelation was even more intimidating when Nigerians calculated the then-44-year-old’s age. Not only did the headlines claim she had this enormous CV, but she had also been awarded a “Point of…
7 May
The scandal-hit organization behind film and television's Golden Globe Awards on Thursday voted for sweeping reforms after being slammed by Hollywood for its record on diversity. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association -- a group of 90-odd international journalists who wield outsized influence due to the prestigious Globes -- has been reeling since a report in…
10 Nov 2018
The notion of empowering women at work is inextricably linked to the concept of Diversity & Inclusion, also known as D&I in the forward-thinking Human Resources departments of the Corporate World. How can we, on the one hand be fighting for equality among the genders if we don’t pay attention to the fight against racism…
7 Aug 2018
FIFA has repeatedly blared its Vuvuzuelas about the Russia 2018 edition being the “best World Cup ever” according to FIFA President, Gianni Infantino. Perhaps he was emphasising from all aspects—financially, on the field, and most importantly, integration-wise; considering how volatile and antagonistic football fans have been in recent years in Russia, much more, to that…
6 Mar 2018
Dambe is a brutal style of combat where one fist is designated as a shield while the other, wrapped in a cloth, is a spear to strike the opponent. It is traditionally practiced by Hausas in the north, but at the weekend the fight was in Lagos. "This is an ancient tradition in the north…
11 Aug 2017
Google Thursday canceled a Town Hall intended to air viewpoints on diversity, sexism and free speech, citing worker safety concerns.
13 May 2016
The Director-General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Prof Oshita Oshita has said that Nigeria’s diversity is a resource for greatness and not a liability in any form.

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Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on mobile telecommunication network in the state.
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerian leaders to value the interest of every section of the country in order to build a united nation devoid of agitation, disunity and disenchantment.
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