Category: Deep Dive

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Ado AminuMay 3, 2020

What to remember from the Uganda VS Nigeria Twitter war

Uganda is in a headlock with Nigeria in a Twitter war that has raged for most of the weekend. This ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 2, 2020

It’s a long battle but an African remedy may just be the solution to COVID-19

The Coronavirus pandemic which has prompted a swift halt of economic activities all around the world, and also caused entire ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 30, 2020

‘Sexual consent’ dominates conversation as allegation of sexual assault resurfaces on Twitter

Ah, consent! The one topic people on social media, particularly Twitter, that some can’t seem to get enough of. It ...

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Mojisola OgunlolaApril 30, 2020

Nigerians pay respect as popular video vixen, Picture Kodak dies from electrocution

There is no doubt that this has been a trying year for Nigerians across several industries. To top this up, ...

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Ado AminuApril 30, 2020

Why are Nigerians protesting the NCDC bill? Take a look for yourself

If no-holds-barred criticism is what makes a great government, the Federal Republic of Nigeria may very well lead in global ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 30, 2020

Here’s why Timini’s alleged relationship with undergraduate girlfriend became gist for the timeline

At this point, you may be expecting a little too much if you expect that Nigerians have outgrown some topics, ...

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Ado AminuApril 29, 2020

#FreeMubarakBala: Archaic laws have no place in our books

Blasphemy laws, like many archaic laws in Nigeria’s spazzing justice system, is a relic of our colonial past. That this ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 27, 2020

COVID-19 : If you’re in search of a recipe for disaster, Kano’s reliance on ‘verbal autopsies’ is one

First question: why the fuss? We get surprised easily and forget that we are still in a country where there ...

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Mojisola OgunlolaApril 24, 2020

Mamman Daura’s heartfelt tribute to Abba Kyari invokes apathy from Nigerians

Following the burial ceremony of Late Abba Kyari, which broke the internet and unfortunately, the rules of social distancing, the ...

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Ado AminuApril 24, 2020

The recklessness that led to Plateau State’s index coronavirus case

Daily updates on newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the country have become as much a part of our lives ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 23, 2020

There may be many reasons to scapegoat the NCDC, Kano is not one of them

It’s easy to get caught up in the uniformity of conventional activities that make up our daily lives, so much ...

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Nelson C.JApril 23, 2020

$21,000 tuition is no substitute for hands-on parenting; a bitter lesson African parents must learn

  Is this beating ? 21k USD is a lot and the mum is saying he should not beat them ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 22, 2020

#JusticeForSeyiAkinade is a reminder that we are paying with our lives for a ‘corrupt police force’

#EndSARS has been a trend for close to a decade. Police brutality has been a ‘normal’ event in Nigeria but ...

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Ado AminuApril 21, 2020

#OilPrice: Here’s how the crash concerns us unless we plan to drink our oil anytime soon

2020 is in a race with itself to shock us more and more each day, and it is winning. Shock ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 20, 2020

#BopDaddyChallenge: Did the Nigerian Immigration Service shoot itself on this one?

Religion. Yes, that’s the word. The word that has led many in divisive ways. The word too many people misinterpret. ...

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Mojisola OgunlolaApril 20, 2020

Nasty Blaq will do well to remember that the internet never forgets

The chain of trends began hours ago when online comedian, Nasty Blaq posted a comedy skit titled “The lockdown has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 17, 2020

Conversations on ‘Yoruba Muslims’ is sign that ethnic bigotry is not something people can afford to forget

Social media has this way of starting and never finishing wars. The only thing that gets to the finish line ...

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Ado AminuApril 17, 2020

M.I joking his way into public disrespect is why comedy is the domain of comedians

It is perfectly understandable if like many, your first reaction to the Twitter trend Sarz had been apprehension, at what ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 16, 2020

KWAM 1 is in the news again, and this time he’s allegedly messed with a monarch

“It’s another beautiful Thursday morning” one might think, only to go on the streets of  Twitter and realize that two ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 15, 2020

Not even Dugbe, Ibadan has been spared from market fires, we should all be worried

Fire outbreaks are becoming commonplace across Nigeria. We only just saw reports of a part of the Finance Ministry’s building ...

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Nelson C.JApril 14, 2020

#PayUsWithBVN is trending, will the FG listen or allow hoodlums consume us all?

Since the first major case of the novel coronavirus was confirmed in Lagos; critics, interest groups and Nigerians in general ...

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Ado AminuApril 14, 2020

What is all the fuss about Eko Atlantic?

What can you buy with 2 million, 400 thousand US dollars? A tonne of things are probably running a race ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 13, 2020

The Police is watching from afar but MC Oluomo is being invited to be a hero

The bomb we all had no idea will explode soon enough has timed out and raging through. You can say ...

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Mojisola OgunlolaApril 13, 2020

Lagos and Ogun Unrest: Can we really fight COVID-19 and armed robbery at the same time?

For the past couple of days, armed hoodlums have taken the opportunity of the coronavirus compulsory lock-down to steal from ...

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Ado AminuApril 12, 2020

This is not a drill, we want Cynthia Morgan back

If you have been scouring first the #CynthiaMorgan Twitter trend and then the wider internet, in hopes that the reggae ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 10, 2020

A social media influencer’s battle with botched surgery has Twitter all aflutter

It would seem that the subject surrounding the concession of the female body remains a hot button topic. Even after ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 10, 2020

It is finished! The Health Minister doesn’t think front line health workers are doing anything special

This period has brought with it interesting times and the owners of circuses; indeed. What’s today’s story? Nigeria’s Health Minister, ...

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Ado AminuApril 9, 2020

Burna Boy: Very loud and very wrong, but we know why

By now, the name Burna Boy is almost synonymous with everything over-the-top; especially in speech. That is if you are ...

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Mojisola OgunlolaApril 8, 2020

Wuhan won the fight against COVID-19. Hurray?

We were hardly one month into the year when the world began facing a global crisis no one was really ...

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Nelson C.JApril 8, 2020

Mercy and Ike’s new reality show may generate concerns but it signals growth of our entertainment industry

On the 26th of April, a new reality show is set to premiere on African Magic. This show which would ...

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