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November 4, 2019

For the average Nigerian, getting from point A to B involves four transport options; walking, motorcycle rides, tricycles and buses. Of the four, most people tend to use motorcycles when they’re in a hurry or over short distances. You can see how this is a recipe for problems; most regular commercial bike riders treat their […]

October 21, 2019

The only thing better than a success story is a success story in the making. That’s the feeling I got when I spent some time with Team Neptune, made up of the nine Nigerian teenagers who won InterswitchSPAK’s inaugural “Innovation Challenge.” InterswitchSPAK 1.0 Innovation challenge is just one segment of InterswitchSPAK’s National Science competition, organised […]

September 2, 2019

They say when you love a person, you’ll do just about anything to be with them. Some super-fans take this statement so literally, they’ll do just about anything to be with their faves. I hate to have my point made with such insanity, but the perfect example happened this weekend. Some overzealous fans opened the […]

August 22, 2019

I’m one of those few people who can say, not so proudly, that in 2000, the year I was born, my parents didn’t exactly want me. The circumstances of my birth, as I’ve heard a few times, were weird. My parents were entering their forties at the turn of the Millennium. They had ticked all […]

August 9, 2019

Since he first announced himself with “Tonight”, Nonso Amadi’s music has never been defined by his roots or particular influences. A self taught producer and vocalist, he’s become one of the faces of the new sounds coming out of Nigeria. As the internet propels this new wave and inspires collaborations like “War”, his 2017 EP […]

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