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How ICT Is Influencing The Rise Of Entrepreneurship In Nigeria

How ICT Is Influencing The Rise Of Entrepreneurship In Nigeria

Nigerians are widely famed for their entrepreneurism and drive and it is easy to see why. With traders peddling wares from wheelbarrows and devising innovative ways of calling your attention to their wares, putting up comedic and musical displays; others hawking their wares in the all too popular stand-still traffic that has come to characterize […]

5 Steps To Help Turn Interest Into Action

5 Steps To Help Turn Interest Into Action

Here’s a situation: A few hundred people, maybe more, start acting like they care about what you do, decide to follow you on social media, and/or sign up for your email list. But when it comes to needing them to actually take action for your cause, they pretty much disappear. Sound familiar? It’s a scenario […]

Death At Night, The story Of Igbologun Community

Death At Night, The story Of Igbologun Community

“Emeka, who lives in Mama P compound in the community, also lost his wife along with a set of twins while Daramola lost his wife and is left to bring up their baby alone. What the three men have in common is that their wives fell into labour at night. Bolanle, David’s wife, 27, may […]

HeartsConnect With Odeniyi Nkemlola

HeartsConnect With Odeniyi Nkemlola

The vibes of the young generation is more than noise making like some people think. The next generation is making impact and seeing the need that the older generation failed to meet. They are seeing it and meeting that need so that we do not have the same story to tell. Young people most especially […]

President Mutharika Orders Arrest of HIV-Infected Man Paid to Devirginise Girls in Malawi

President Mutharika Orders Arrest of HIV-Infected Man Paid to Devirginise Girls in Malawi

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has ordered the arrest of Eric Aniva, an HIV-infected man in Nsanje district of the southern Malawi who has the job of devirginising girls who had just their first menstruation. Aniva, a Malawian in his forties, is what’s known as a ‘hyena’ – a man paid to have sex with young […]

Residents Killed In Lagos as Avengers Invade Community

Residents Killed In Lagos as Avengers Invade Community

lagos—There was pandemonium yesterday at Ewedogbon area of Totowu, a riverine community in Ishuti, Igando, old Alimosho Local Government Area, which was engulfed in a fresh attack by suspected Niger Delta militants. Multiple sources said many people were killed as the militants entered into people’s houses to torment them. However, the casualty figure could not […]

Akwa Ibom Blazes The Trail In Youth Empowerment

Akwa Ibom Blazes The Trail In Youth Empowerment

The Akwa Ibom State Govern­ment has set a new bench­mark on youth empow­erment in the country through the training of over 4,000 youths across the 31 local government ar­eas of the state on various skills and trades. The skills training programme for youths, which is a key eco­nomic component of the Governor Udom Emmanuel-led administra­tion, […]

Rwanda: Female Students Tipped On Leadership

Rwanda: Female Students Tipped On Leadership

At least 500 students from 17 schools across the country gathered at King David Academy in Kigali for a three-day Scholars Mentoring Conference. The conference, under the theme; “Harnessing Transformative Leadership Values and Giving Back to Community,” aimed at giving vulnerable young girls the foundation of life skills with a sense of self-esteem, self-awareness, transformative […]

Momoh Jimoh Resigns For The Interest Of Kogi State

Momoh Jimoh Resigns For The Interest Of Kogi State

THE protracted leadership crisis rocking Kogi State House of Assembly, which started in November 2015, was yesterday resolved with the resignation of the embattled Speaker, Alhaji Momoh-Jimoh Lawal of the G-15 group, paving way for election of Umar Imam as Speaker. Surprisingly, Umar was the same G-5 Speaker. Though Lawal was absent at plenary, his […]

Malawi: Chanco Students Demand Police Apology

Malawi: Chanco Students Demand Police Apology

Atleast 24 students from Chancellor College, a constituent college of the University of Malawi (Unima), have come forward seeking compensation, claimed they were assaulted and brutalised by the police in Zomba during the anti university fee hike violent protests. Chancellor College Students Union president Ayuba James confirmed that the 24 are willing to prove that […]