20th October 2020
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 12:31 pm PhD Researcher Oladapo Ajayi is improving the lives of underserved children through his NGO AfRII
  • 7:30 am The Rising Cost of Private Schools in Nigeria
  • 2:42 pm Meet Lawrence Okon Founder of Read Empire with the aim of alleviating poverty among young graduates
  • 4:58 pm Prevention is Better than Rehabilitation says 24 Year Old Adebimpe Adebara Founder of Piece of my Heart Foundation
  • 3:48 pm Read about how Pamela Stephen established Fortress Foundation to help teenagers overcome sexual abuse
Africa vaccine malaria

The world first malaria vaccine is here. It was developed by a team of Belgian scientists in GlaxoSmithKline. It is known as RTS,S and goes by the trade name Mosquirix. In clinical trials, the vaccine has been shown to reduce a child’s chance of contracting malaria by 40%. This means that it is only partially […]

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In this online workshop, you will learn how to structure your academic essay. As an undergraduate or graduate student, you are required to write term papers, articles and academic essays. This workshop will teach you how to get the right sources and properly reference them in order to avoid plagiarism. You will also learn to […]

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Have you ever felt as if you don’t fit into cliques or circles? It always seems like you are an outsider among your group of friends. This does not mean that you don’t have any friends or you are an introvert – you have lots of friends but not in a clique. Your friends might […]

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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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