RoqeebahAugust 13, 2017

[The Media Blog] We said this about Dele Olojede last year…

In the wise words of many Nigerians, “as if we knew“. Still, we are disappointed at what finally came in ...

RoqeebahAugust 13, 2017

[The Media Blog] “If they didn’t kill Sahara Reporters and Premium Times, why would anybody kill NEXT?”

A smart NEXTer from a WhatsApp group discussing Dele Olojede‘s interview with Feyi Fawehinmi, published on Premium Times calls multiple ...

RoqeebahAugust 13, 2017

[The Media Blog] And no, NEXT’s Diezani story was not “the peak of journalism in Nigeria”

No, we aren’t done with the Dele Olojede interview. Not when we haven’t corrected the claim that the said Diezani ...

RoqeebahAugust 13, 2017

[The Media Blog] Dele Olojede is still blaming others for his failures at NEXT, and that’s nonsense

We hear: it’s the advertisers, it’s the corrupt government and now, it’s a single story about Diezani Madueke that crippled ...

Op-ed EditorApril 14, 2017

Omoigui Osasogie: Gender inequality in Nigeria [NEXT]

by Omoigui Osasogie For many years women have struggled to be heard and continue to fight for equality and respect ...

Op-ed EditorApril 12, 2017

Harmony Levin: Religious extremism- The new Nigerian religion [NEXT]

by Harmony Levin “Nigerians need to know that it’s not about the religion, it’s about treating the next person right ...

Op-ed EditorApril 11, 2017

Nene Henshaw: Staying safe in Lagos [NEXT]

by Nene Henshaw Finally, I understand how people die crossing the road. I always used to wonder if they were ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 25, 2017

Ebenezar Wikina: Poetry is boring

by Ebenezar Wikina   This is poetry This is the good old boring poetry But before you shut your eyes ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 24, 2017

Nene Henshaw: Dear woman, love yourself [NEXT]

by Nene Henshaw I stumbled across a tweet that read “Lots of women don’t love themselves as much as they ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Isoken Aruede: Why do we hold grudges? [NEXT]

by Isoken Aruede   Why do we hold a grudge? Perhaps you and I are ignorant In the stench of ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 22, 2017

Harmony Levin: Celebrating our small victories

by Harmony Levin   “Society has a way of stifling our small victories even when our life’s effort has gone ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 21, 2017

Omoigui Osasogie: Cyberbullying

by Omoigui Osasogie Cyberbullying is when someone is tormented, threatened, harassed, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another person by using the ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 20, 2017

Eyiamoni Apeji: The Procrastinator’s Creed [NEXT]

by Eyiamoni Ipeji Ten days before its due Creed: I believe that anything worth doing would have been done already. ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 18, 2017

Isoken Aruede: Party poopers extraordinaire [NEXT]

by Isoken Aruede   Once upon a time, the young ones used to spend their nights staring at stars under ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 17, 2017

Mubarak Aminu: The two way approach to restructuring Nigeria [NEXT]

by Mubarak Aminu The other day I was listening to an FM station program and they were discussing ways we ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 16, 2017

Joel Ighalo: Valentine and the blessings of recession [NEXT]

by Joel Ighalo If you could cast your mind back to the “Fe-Buhari” mantra and the 2015 General Election in ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2017

Ebenezar Wikina: The black soot in Port Harcourt and why we petitioned UN Environment [NEXT]

by Ebenezar Wikina I’m sure you’ve seen the posts on social media. In fact, last week #StoptheSoot trended for days. ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 14, 2017

Harmony Levin: Ever Wondered How To Quit Rejection? Here’s How [NEXT]

  by Harmony Levin The first time I faced the sour experience of being rejected was on a hot September ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 13, 2017

Nene Henshaw: Who knows the difference between flirting and cheating? [NEXT]

by Nene Henshaw Earlier on today in a discussion about curvy women in Short dresses with a friend, who opined ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 8, 2017

Joel Ighalo: Nigeria and a thesis in toilets [NEXT]

by Joel Ighalo Monday morning:  the busiest day of the week, I believe. On the streets, you find office holders hurrying ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 7, 2017

Mubarak Aminu: The mindset of digital entrepreneurs [NEXT]

by Mubarak Aminu As the world is changing and software is eating us deeply. it is quite important that we ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 6, 2017

Ebenezar Wikina: Meet the ponzi schemers [NEXT]

by Ebenezar Wikina 2016 was a tough year for many Nigerians. The economic recession, the fall of the naira, and ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 4, 2017

Harmony Levin: Nigerian, male and feminist [NEXT]

by Harmony Levin In the past few years since I took up the fancy title of being called a feminist, ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 3, 2017

Nene Henshaw: What would make you still consider a relationship after four abortions? [NEXT]

Someone asked me once, “how do you measure your self-worth?” Few days ago, I ran into a primary school classmate ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 2, 2017

Isoken Aruede: Dear lover of music [NEXT]

by Isoken Aruede   Dear lover of music, I was once like you; top 40 on my playlist and up ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 1, 2017

Omoigui Osasogie: Tales of a young entrepreneur [NEXT]

by Omoigui Osasogie Entrepreneurship has traditionally been defined as the process of designing, launching and running a new business which ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

Eyiamoni Apeji: To all the heroes who quit too late [NEXT]

by Eyiamoni Ipeji This one goes out to the monsters who wear their pants when they sit at home. To ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 30, 2017

Tamilore Oladipo: What on Earth is going on? [NEXT]

by Tamilore Oladipo A recent survey shows that 71% of people seem to think that the world is going down ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

Mubarak Aminu: Is Technology a Cause? [NEXT]

by Mubarak Aminu Technological advancement keeps on eating the world at an incredible speed, some are taking advantage of it ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 17, 2017

Nene Henshaw: Fear [NEXT]

We’re all afraid of things. It takes time for us to accept these things. And if you happen to be ...

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