Tag: takeaways

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 10, 2018

The New Afrika Shrine is an iconic hub | 3 takeaways from Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Nigeria

It’s been almost a week since the French President, Emmanuel Macron made a historic two-day official visit to Nigeria. Macron ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 21, 2017

A shady deal, tribal poker | 6 things we’ve learned from the Innoson vs EFCC saga

by Alexander O. Onukwue   The CEO of Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing, Innocent Chukwuma, Nigeria’s most recognised indigenous automobile company, has ...

AzeezNovember 24, 2017

He never really left the PDP | 5 takeaways from Atiku’s APC resignation

by Alexander O. Onukwue It has happened; Atiku Abubakar has left the APC. No surprises, are there? A close look ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 27, 2017

“President Buhari’s Illusion versus reality” | 7 things we learned from Dr Paul’s biting article

President Buhari came back to Nigeria after spending 103 days visting the Queen- and fixing his health. The Monday following ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanAugust 17, 2017

“Donald Trump will not do anything if it happens again” | 4 takeaways from the Charlottesville, Virginia clashes

Charlottesville, Virginia has degenerated into a ‘war’ zone. The type of war zone that typically would lead to a grand ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanAugust 7, 2017

Young Nigerians need to be taught about sex differently

As Nigeria is home of the just and holy and chaste, there are hardly ever conversations about sex. A lot ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanAugust 7, 2017

The White House is in disarray | 4 takeaways from the Scaramucci exit

In bizarre fashion, Donald Trump fired his new White House Communications Director – Anthony Scaramucci. The 53-year-old is a former ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 2, 2017

“When life hands you crap, don’t negotiate — Navigate” | 5 things we learned from Lynn Knight’s article

Lynn Knight tells it straight: “Life is bound to hand you crap, it’s inevitable, accept it. Life will not negotiate ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 25, 2017

4 takeaways from Macron’s almost distasteful racist rant

“The challenge in Africa is very different, and much more profound. It is civilizational today. What are the problems in ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 14, 2017

4 takeaways from Etisalat’s departure from Nigeria

Etisalat, the UAE company has left Nigeria. This is due to a due to a N541 billion debt owed to ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 7, 2017

4 takeaways from that time Bukola Saraki almost became Acting President?

Weird and shocking news originally filtered into other major news channels. Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe representing the Abia-South Senatorial District of ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJune 21, 2017

As usual, Nigeria is trying to reap where it has not sown with the newly elected British-Nigerian MPs

In regular Nigerian style of reaping where they do not sow, Aso Rock in a brief moment showed exactly how ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJune 13, 2017

“To be submissive, you must be powerful” | 6 takeaways from Jumoke Adenowo’s King Women interview

Access Bank’s Accelerate TV has a webseries – King Women directed by Kemi Adetiba and on Monday on the interwebs, ...

ItunuoluwaJune 8, 2017

7 things we learnt from what Trump’s attorney said about Comey hearing

In case you missed it, President Trump’s attorney, Marc Kasowitz appeared Thursday, before the press after fired FBI Director, James ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJune 5, 2017

5 takeaways from Ariana Grande’s #OneLoveManchesterConcert

Twenty-three-year-old Ariana Grande hosted a #OneLoveManchesterConcert. This concert was a fundraiser for the Manchester bombing which also happened in her ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanMay 29, 2017

Takeaway: What the hell is wrong with Davido?

A semi-talented Nigerian musician? Singer? Davido is problematic. From his early days of “I’m richer than your father”, to tweet ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanMay 26, 2017

Twitter is trash: We know 4 things you won’t learn about feminism from TwitterNG

When Beyoncé released Flawless and featured Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in 2013, it was a small step for humanity but a ...

EditorMarch 31, 2017

Is the Nigerian Army joking? 5 takeaways from the ridiculous confession that Shekau is alive

7 months after claiming that Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau had been killed, the Nigerian army has come out to ...

Isime EseneJanuary 2, 2017

Buhari is a terrible, terrible leader | 5 takeaways for Nigerians as we go into 2017

by Mark Amaza Buhari is a terrible leader 2016 was President Muhammadu Buhari’s first full calendar year in office and save ...

ToluNovember 1, 2016

Fashion shows are still elitist and the 4 other things we learnt from LFDW2016

Traffic towards the Federal Palace, Victoria Island was unusually light on Wednesday, the 26th. It was almost as if Lagos didn’t know what was about to ...

YWriterOctober 25, 2016

Wizkid is back on top! | Here are 5 takeaways from the 2016 MAMAs

by Sola Fasasi Another MAMAs has come and gone. It is, easily, the continent’s biggest music festival – and as ...

YWriterOctober 15, 2016

Our president is a ‘bush man’ | 5 takeaways from the shameful battle between Buhari and his wife

by Chi Ibe Finally, Aisha Buhari spoke. I don’t mean she opened her month. I mean, she ventured an opinion ...

YWriterSeptember 6, 2016

Incompetence is worse than actual corruption | 5 takeaways from how Kemi Adeosun became Public Enemy Number One

by Daniel Essien Nigerians have always had something of an issue with our Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, who before this ...

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