Category: Deep Dive

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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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Ado AminuApril 7, 2020

Rema is trending again…and here is why

Rema continues a streak of casual virality that characterises most of the singer’s career to date. Just 2 weeks ago, ...

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Nelson C.JApril 7, 2020

It may be difficult to tell if 5G is dangerous, but Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s theories definitely are

This is what experts refer to as Dunning–Kruger Effect in psychology. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s cognitive bias has led to perceptual ...

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Ado AminuApril 6, 2020

Funke Akindele: Did the Lagos Government shoot itself with this trial?

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele has been to court and sentenced for the misdemeanor charge of breaking social distancing guidelines by ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 6, 2020

#LockdownLagos: If you want to stay law abiding, avoid Gbagada

While we will agree that many residents of Lagos have seriously flouted the rules to stay home and stay safe, ...

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Nelson C.JApril 6, 2020

‘Congratulations Sir,’ is trending on Twitter and this is what it’s about

In the late hours of Sunday, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, announced through his official Twitter handle that he tested negative ...

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Ado AminuApril 2, 2020

COVID19: It’s 2020, yet Nigeria’s Finance Ministry unlocks a new level of ‘bambiala’

As Nigeria poises for a growing pandemic with the potential to wreak havoc to its fledgling healthcare system, it appears ...

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Nelson C.JApril 2, 2020

Here’s what’s up in the Ada Ada vs. Durosoke battle on Twitter

Amidst the newly discovered cases of Coronavirus in Lagos and Akwa Ibom, Nigerians are taking a recess to argue about ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 1, 2020

Get in here if you want to know why Osun is on the COVID-19 map

As Nigeria confirms more cases of the coronavirus disease – COVID-19 – there are states bracing up for record cases. ...

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Nelson C.JApril 1, 2020

COVID19: What is April Fool’s Day in times of scourge?

To successfully carry out an April Fool’s prank, you need a trick, a joke, or a gigantic, well-crafted lie that ...

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Ado AminuMarch 31, 2020

COVID-19: The cure is almost here, but it’s not your kitchen herb

Nigerian Twitter is divided on how to approach the advice from the Ooni of Ife on how to get through ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 31, 2020

COVID19: It’s Day 1 of the first ever #Lockdown and here are our burning concerns

Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, is among 3 cities in the country currently on total lockdown. The measure which has become ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 30, 2020

In the time of a pandemic, Nigerians debate a 1M in Abuja or 300k in Ibadan salary

“Nigerians are the happiest people on the planet” – you are allowed to argue with your ancestors. Beset by extreme ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 27, 2020

#PresidentCovik: ‘Unknown soldier,’ Imam of Peace wages war on Buhari(sts) and it is not ending anytime soon

The statement will read: “It has become obvious that some Nigerians are aiding one Imam of Peace who has taken ...

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Nelson C.JMarch 27, 2020

It’s 27th! TB Joshua’s prophecy is set to come to pass

It’s finally the 27th, same day for the prophesied end of the ‘horrific, sleep-snatching’ COVID-19 pandemic. The Twitter-verse is waiting, ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 26, 2020

COVID-19: Cases may be rising but Lagos is offering us wholesale hope amidst this scourge

To panic is human, yet what is even more so is to hope. Hope is the intoxicating chemical that successfully ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 26, 2020

Here’s how the House Party app is aiding social distancing and isolation

In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, Nigerians are making reasonable efforts to adjust to the new requirements of socialisation. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 25, 2020

Will #LetsFightCovid19 change the ‘only me’ mindset of the average Nigerian?

If you considered the adverse reactions of Nigerians in the South to the killings in Northern Nigeria as well as ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 24, 2020

Does Aliko Dangote have Coronavirus?

For the past few hours, this question and many more have troubled the minds of Nigerians across the streets of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 23, 2020

Here’s what #LockdownNow holds for all of us

The latest COVID-19 updates will scare you more than you can’t panic. As much as not everyone acknowledges the existence ...

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writerMarch 23, 2020

Chilling voice note out-competes Covid-19 in virality

With a live update of the day to day count of recorded cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria that keeps steadily ...

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