10th December 2019
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 4:56 pm Mosquito sterilization offers new opportunity to control diseases
  • 4:24 pm Togo partners with Dangote cement to transform phosphate into fertiliser
  • 3:25 pm Follow the Money wins Council of Europe Democracy Award
  • 3:17 pm Can we really afford not to be interested in Politics? Watch how to encourage politics in the family
  • 1:59 pm Apply for the Commonwealth Split Site Scholarship for Africans
Follow the money

Follow the money, an initiative by Connected Development (CODE), an organisation dedicated to empowering marginalised communities in Nigeria, wins the Council of Europe Democracy Award. This comes after winning the United Nations SDG award earlier this year. Taking to twitter, the founder of the organisation, Hamzat Lawal, announced the good news. He says the initiative, […]

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politics and life

One thing I find very interesting is political discussions. Now, I know some people may say politics is divisive and don’t like talking about it. In Nigeria, we say politics is too dirty. But politics is everything! Politics is what determines the kind of education available to your children, the type of jobs you work […]

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Woman know thyself

When I started my Masters Degree programme, I behaved like a regular student. I attended lectures, read the recommended papers, did everything that regular students did. Then I saw my first semester results. In one of the courses, I got a B-. B- in Nigerian grading system is a D. In my mind, I was […]

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Networking and friendships

Who are your friends? What does a relationship mean to you? There was a time when networking was the in thing for getting great career or business opportunities. There is even a saying that your network is your net worth which is very true. The important question is, how do you build your network? I […]

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Mothers don't be afraid of stepping out of the spotlight

Few weeks ago I wrote about Ursular von der Leyen, the recently confirmed President of the European Commission. She is a 60-year-old mum of seven and the first female European Union Commissioner. Her nomination is very personal to me. On my Facebook wall, I talked about how she was a housewife for four years and […]

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Ultra Processed Food

According to recent study published in the British Medical Journal, eating processed food increases the risk for early death. The research shows that this risk could go as high 60%. Consuming processed foods which contain an added level of fat and sugar pose a risk of heart disease and stroke. The scientists in the research […]

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Enjoy Your year study abroad

Studying in a different country can be an exciting time. It could also be damaging if not properly handled. I wrote about my experience of culture shock and how it affected my grades in the first semester during my Masters programme.  For me, studying abroad is only an opportunity to gain academic knowledge, it is […]

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Desert Bloom Dream Scholarship

From my experience of interviewing people who have gotten scholarships and from my own personal story, I have developed tips for landing a great scholarship. These tips have been tried and tested by many people. A first step before implementing these tips however, is that you must have a positive mindset. You must develop this […]

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The USA is the world’s largest market and it buys a lot of products from the rest of the world. In 2018 alone, the US spent more than $2.6 trillion on imports from over 200 countries. This huge and lucrative trade opportunity will open up markets for Africans in the diaspora. According to this article, uniquely African […]

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The stage from birth to five years is the most important in a child’s development. That is when over 90 per cent of brain development takes place.  With adequate nutrition, good health care, protection and play, a child will grow up to live a healthy and productive life. According to a new report, pre-primary education, […]

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