Redefining Nigeria in 2016: The Youth

January brings a false sense of security. To many, January is an extension of December’s festivities. January excuses lethargy in the workplace; individuals are accommodated in January, despite their lack of drive. Of those captured by this January curse, many have lofty 2016 goals. With the laziness that riddles January, such goals and aspirations resemble…

The Curious Case of Adele

By Ojie Imoloame:   I sat in my hotel room yesterday after a long day of work and an evening of all the aqua delights that Abuja has to offer. Then I saw the headlines ‘Adele’s ’25’ Shatters Records’. Billboard is reporting that according to Nielsen Music, Adele’s ’25’ has sold over 3 million units…

Beyond President Buhari’s Body Language

By Mitchell Aghatise: A few weeks back, Diezani Allison-Madueke, Nigeria’s erstwhile Federal Minister of Petroleum was arraigned before the UK magistrate courts. This development sparked conversations in Nigeria. Diezani headlined virtually every major newspaper in the country, and social media was awash with banter about her ordeal. Generally, several young Nigerians saw this as proof…

Learning From Lagos

As seen on The Economist FOR a city that dubs itself the “centre of excellence”, Lagos has a lousy reputation. The mere mention of Nigeria’s commercial centre conjures images of crime, corruption and motionless traffic. The bodies of people run over in car accidents can be left on the street for hours and commuters in…

Taylor Swift Vs Apple

  Taylor Swift VS Apple: Taylor Wins!  I take great pride in getting things done. My slogan is “Effectiveness and Efficiency”, short for EE. I believe very strongly in integrity because my mother always says, “you word is all you have”. In addition, I believe in speaking out. If something does not make sense or…

Why Whatsapp Is Worth $19billion

As seen on money.cnn.com What is WhatsApp? WhatsApp is a mobile messaging service that functions as a kind of a social network. WhatsApp users can send messages to one or many recipients at the same time, and they can even share their locations. In many ways, WhatsApp’s users are just the kind of customers Facebook…