Author: Mazi Emeka

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos XI: The Mayor of Lagos and the ‘city with bared fangs’

Blood flowing through open wounds of broken human body parts and a nation, beaten by ethnoreligious violence, forced Toni Kan ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos X: Badagry – a town of many firsts held prisoner by history

Badagry sits on one end of Lagos like an ignored elderly woman, whose hands raised nations but time and circumstances ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos IX: Oshodi, Festac, Okota, and the undertones of ethnic tensions

It is nearly noon on a bright Saturday and Alhaja (Mrs.) Gilani looks like her day is in slow motion. ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos VIII: Confronting Nigeria’s disappearing history in Yaba with faith from Makoko

Nearly 6:30pm and Sogunro, Makoko, is alive with human activity; a cool evening breeze bouncing off the water canals and ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos VII: New Lekki repeats the mistakes of old Lekki?

The sun is at its highest point, beating down with an intense ferocity that was merciless and unyielding. The tarred ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos VI: Fetish sacrifices in Ikorodu and the real hustlers of Mile 12

“See that one” he said, nudging me with his elbow. He was using his eyes, to avoid drawing attention as ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos V: Ikoyi through Victoria Island – Where money goes to sleep and Afropolitans find a home

My relationship with money began when I overheard one of my older cousins say that money has a smell and ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos IV: Lagos Island, Black Brazilians – The history is there; don’t change the story

The story of Lagos is incomplete without a thoughtful reference to Lagos Island – formerly known as Isale Eko. Walking ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 19, 2017

So you think you know Lagos III: How demolition and eviction by LASG is tearing families apart, disrupting education

It was Philomena Aya’s hands that conceived and birthed Daniel. It was the same hands that buried him 25 years ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 18, 2017

So you think you know Lagos II: “Any way na way; any hustle na hustle” – The nightlife of Opebi-Allen and Fela Shrine

At 8pm every Friday, Mutari, a tall slim Hausa-Fulani man, arrives at Opebi-Allen roundabout, Ikeja, at the intersection with Toyin ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 18, 2017

So you think you know Lagos I: The hidden jewels of Isheri, renovated Berger and the faces of Agege

If football and other sporting events unite Nigerians, then Agege bread unites Lagosians regardless of socio-economic class and/or education. On ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 23, 2017

FIRST PHOTOS: Edo Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, Bishop Idahosa, others attend Union Bank 100-year anniversary dinner in Benin

Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s first-generation banks, marked its centenary anniversary dinner with customers in Benin on Tuesday, 22 February 2017. ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 21, 2017

Development Dialogue on social innovation and leadership in Africa holds Thursday 30th March 2017 in Lagos

Nigeria’s development sector is beaming brightly as practitioners prepare to meet, engage, share ideas and deepen perspectives on the defining ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 21, 2017

Africa’s biggest and most prestigious HR conference to hold in Lagos in 2017

Human Capital Summit Africa (HCSA) 2017, Africa’s largest and most prestigious HR conference is set to hold at the Landmark ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 21, 2017

TFESS Digital Marketing Masterclass – A Must For Every Young Person!

In this 21st century, everyone is doing literally everything to keep up with technology advancement, with the aim of capturing ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 21, 2017

TFESS Branding Masterclass: Register Now

The Future Enterprise Support Scheme presents a one-day intensive masterclass as an empowering and creative course to help participants plan, ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 21, 2017

TFESS Photography MasterClass – Become an Expert!

Learn from the best in the Photography industry in Nigeria in The Future Enterprise Support Scheme (TFESS) Photography Workshop 2017 set up ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 17, 2017

Young Nigerian-American entrepreneur empowers university students to eradicate malaria in local communities through “The Home Project”

Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State – February 2017 – Israel Olaore, 25-year old founder of The StopGo Movement and former student of Babcock ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 16, 2017

Wakanow set to launch commercial operations in the UK

Wakanow, Africa’s fast-rising tourism giant and Nigeria’s No.1 online travel company, has announced plans to formally launch commercial operations in ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 16, 2017

Thoughtful gifts for car owners after Valentine’s Day

Was your Valentine’s day ‘surprise’ gift a brand new car? While Valentine’s Day has come and gone for another year, ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 16, 2017

Register for the Singles in Love Summit 2017

Singles in Love Summit is a love ministry birthed for the purpose of helping these generation of youths to make ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 16, 2017

Taking Flight! A recap of Ventures Platform’s Demo Day

Ventures Platform (VP) hosted their very first Demo Day on Friday, 27th of February, 2017. The six companies who presented ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 16, 2017

Facebook challenges developers in the Middle East and Africa to create the smartest bots for Messenger

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 16, 2017

Union Bank kicks off 100th anniversary celebrations

Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s most respected financial institutions, has kicked off celebrations to mark its 100th anniversary in Nigeria. ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 15, 2017

Get the edge you need: British Council invites you to attend the #StudyUKEnterprise sessions

Are you a budding entrepreneur? Do you have a great business idea? Would you like to learn from experienced Nigerian ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 11, 2017

With Love From Uber: Win incredible gifts this Valentine

Uber Nigeria is rewarding its riders in Lagos and Abuja this Valentine with delightful gifts to spice up their relationships. ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 10, 2017

Ojukokoro: Crime Thriller Excites Somkele Idalama, Zainab Balogun, Tope Tedela (WATCH)

Ahead of its March 17 cinema run, Somkele Idalama, Zainab Balogun and Tope Tedela have been speaking about their roles ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 10, 2017

The Gionee M6 is the new way to a man’s heart

Smartphones are everywhere, but one with features as alluring as the Gionee M6 will always stand the test of time. ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 9, 2017

Uzoma Dozie, Abasiama Idaresit and Adeleke Adekoya set to speak at Creativity Lessons over Tea

On Saturday 18th February 2017, at The Agip Recital Hall , MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos, Uzoma Dozie (CEO, Diamond Bank), ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 8, 2017

Meet K’Ola – MTV’s new VJ

Some of you may or may not know that MTV has a gorgeous new VJ. They went through rigorous processes ...

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