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31 Jul
By Njideka Agbo “Whom did you go to see? A reed swayed by the wind?” It is 3 am, and people in Nigeria are oblivious that their representative, Tobi Amusan, is about to make history at the World Athletics Championships, in Oregon, USA, for the second time in less than 24 hours. Amusan, who had…
12 Jun
“This awakening is not because things are hard; Nigerians are used to hardship. It is because of the EndSARS protest”- Princess Kofo “What Do We Want? #EndSARS” The tension of October 3, 2020, was in the air and could be felt on the skin of all who walked the streets in the geopolitical zones. Even…
29 May
Art is life. But then, how do you describe life within the creativity context? Despite its several philosophies, one word that would resonate with its many answers would arguably be warmth. If you asked the same question to an art lover, he would probably describe it as the burst of colours that lighten up the…
24 Apr
“This is too good to be true,” Dr Dora Akunyili, the then Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), said as she held up a simply bound proposal titled “Sanitising the Procurement Processes for NAFDAC Laboratories.” “It is indeed true. And it is doable! This is not the first…
17 Apr
30/03/2020- France was thrown into a frenzy. At a time governments, organisations, and individuals were trying to understand the novel coronavirus and witnessing first-hand the effects of the virus, the French government was negotiating with hotels and stores to accommodate victims of domestic abuse. According to the Gender Equality Minister, Marlene Schiappa, the decision to…
10 Apr
For Patrice Latyr Evra, football is life and the love for the game fuels his life and every decision he takes.  Gifted a football at the age of 3 by his mother, little did they know that football will become the gift that keeps giving.  37 years after this gift, Evra has been named among…
23 Jan
A few years ago, a document written in Nsibidi (dated 2000 BC), containing the first page of the words of the iconic writer, Chinua Achebe, of his book, “Things Fall Apart”, surfaced on the internet. It was the first time a large portion of Nigerians were exposed to one of the most popular ancient forms…
9 Jan
“Poorly explain what you do for a living.” “I teach people how to drop weapons and pick up plastic pieces”- Tunde Onakoya responds to a Twitter user who has posted the first statement on her timeline. Only that this time, the plastic pieces he refers to, are chess pieces. In a board of chess, the…
14 Nov 2021
For a long time, Mr Apokwo, a native of Ezeagu community in Enugu, a state in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria, thought that his frequent urination was because he took Agbo - the traditional herbal mixture or concoction believed to contain potent herbs that are capable of treating different ailments. Like the average Nigerian and…
31 Oct 2021
Using Digital Media as tool of educating and preserving archival Nigerian history. Oludamola Adebowale, founder of ASIRI Magazine has created Nigeria's biggest digital repository of history, arts and culture within the last 8 years. Archivist, Researcher, Curator his contribution hasn't gone unrecognised as it has also earned him a Senior Curator with the Nigerian-Brazillian Public…
5 Sep 2021
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…
6 Jun 2021
What goes through your mind when you hear the name X3M Ideas? A brand agency, a music talent company, or simply the soft-spoken man with the dreadlocks and a knack for sneakers? X3M Ideas has earned its place in the minds of Nigerians and rightly so. From its stables, gems such as award-winning Simi, Praiz,…

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Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin, yesterday, called on members of the party to remain calm and refrain from creating bad blood and confusion over the crisis rocking PDP.
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When Oluwatobiloba Ayomide Amusan draped the country’s flag and mounted the podium for the national anthem after she broke the world record in women’s 100 metres hurdles on her way to winning the gold medal at the recently held World Athletics Championships in Oregon...
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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will get a new president on September 30 when the Federation holds its elective congress in Benin, Edo State.