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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 […]

July 29, 2019

Nigerian entertainment is taking on entirely different forms from 90s evil stepmothers and ghosts wearing powder. One of such forms is digital art, most popularly in the form of animation, and we are so here for it. Ever since the Malika teaser video dropped, I have been fangirling at the amount of detail that went […]

July 19, 2019

Women always help women. Perhaps it was contained in the small print of the ten commandments, or as part of some sacred hadith, but it is essentially law at this point. From seemingly mundane situations like strangers helping to check if a sister is stained, or randomly hyping strangers in the girl’s bathroom to more […]

July 12, 2019

The fifth episode of #MORETHANINKANDLOCS features Jumoke Tychus. The brain behind the makeup brand, Eyesome Beauty spoke about the reason she decided to lock her hair and the reactions of Nigerians to her locs. Jumoke’s decision to lock her hair was due to the bad effect of relaxers on her hair while growing up. Jumoke […]

July 10, 2019

As the proud child of my mother, I would NEVER openly admit to being envious of another human being. Yes, I might secretly stalk their Instagram pages and have their profiles permanently positioned in my Twitter search bar, but you would never hear me confess envy out loud. Until today. Sowing the seed of coveteousness […]

April 11, 2019

Every so often, Nigeria’s social media space takes a break from being a festering cesspit, churning out a never-ending deluge of tired comedians in poorly executed drag. Or media platforms with recycled content and commenters racing to out-stupid the other. Yes, sometimes, you stumble on accounts that make you pleasantly surprised and incredibly grateful to […]

October 29, 2015

Meet Ojo Obaniyi, a 40-year old man from Ibadan, Nigeria. Ojo decided to customise his Volkswagen pick-up truck..using hand-woven raffia fibres. As a weaver with over 20 years experience, Ojo has created chairs, baskets, mats and other items, but decided to do something more unexpected. Ojo explained, “I wanted to prove a point that it […]

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