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CAREER

Teju Cole Wins Big for First Novel

April 19, 2022

Teju Cole is a Nigerian writer, art historian and a street photographer, who currently lives in the United States. Recently, Teju was named this year’s winner of Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award which fetched him a $10,000 prize. SEYI GESINDE reports. Nigerian author, Teju Cole has won this year’s Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for a “distinguished” first novel, … Continue reading Teju Cole Wins Big for First Novel

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Fashion LIFESTYLE

Fashion Vs. Style

April 19, 2022

When I think about fashion, I mainly think of big businesses and their hollow drive to make profits. This drive is often at the expense of some human beings; the human beings that make those products in some far off country, the human beings that think they NEED to acquire those products because they feel … Continue reading Fashion Vs. Style

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Chocolate City Ups The Ante In The Music Business

April 19, 2022

Leading entertainment company Chocolate City Group (CCG) recently reconstituted its board naming renowned entrepreneur Mr Hakeem Bello Osagie as its chairman. Other board members include Yahaya Maikori, Paul Okeugo and Audu Maikori.

The Case of Agriculture as the Only Saviour to Nigeria’s Dying Economy

April 19, 2022

Agriculture, as the ‘engine house’ of world economies needs to be overhauled and serviced so that the tears of the Nigerian masses may dry up.

Kanu Nwankwo On Cover of Mens Magazine Debut Issue

April 19, 2022

Black gold magazine celebrates the uniqueness and versatility of the black man, and equally celebrate its people , places and practices .With its aim geared towards Nigerians and non-Nigerians alike

Making an Investment Choice between Property and Shares

April 19, 2022

As we all know, these are trying times for investors in various sectors of the economy in the world. Various investors have incurred huge losses in all facets of investment, for example investors in the stock market have suffered huge losses as a result of the downturn in the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), while investors … Continue reading Making an Investment Choice between Property and Shares

Borno State

April 19, 2022

The state is dominated by the Kanuri and Babur ethnic groups and also a few Shuwa arabs mainly descendants of Arab immigrants, and is an example of the endurance of traditional political institutions in some areas of Africa.

FOOD FOR ALL SEASONS

April 19, 2022

The sooner Nigerians start investing in irrigation and other water management methods, and improving our handling and cold storage, the sooner we will start enjoying boiled and roasted corn all year round!

EDUCATION

New Book: The P1:1 CODE

April 19, 2022

This book deals with the issues of productivity; the Divine Perspective on productivity, 10 Fundamental Principles of Productivity, how to make your life count (Making it count), how to give your idea a body, the three 10s you must know.

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Interviews Personality

CN Exclusive: INTERVIEW WITH DAMILOLA OLUWATOYINBO

April 19, 2022

In an era where there is a lot of misplaced identity, especially within the youth, Damilola Oluwatoyinbo is in a league of his own. Intelligent, daring, and versatile, this young and upcoming author/motivational speaker is already making waves and impacting his generation. In this interview with connectnigeria Damilola, amongst other issues, explains some of the problems encountered by our modern-day youths and ways to overcome identity problems.

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Top 5 of Africa focused TED talks

April 19, 2022

TED Talks provide an amazing avenue for people around the world to listen to some of the world’s brightest, most inspirational and most accomplished individuals the world over. Several African speakers have featured and shared their ideas over time and we thought we would share our top 5 all time favorites.

The Man who connects Nigeria

April 19, 2022

The man that is bringing all information about Nigeria to your fingertips has hit the papers.

Nigeria’s successful elections

April 19, 2022

The process has been expensive: the government has set a record for public spending on elections of $580m. Western donors argued at first that the system was too complex for a developing country to handle. They were wrong.

Arts

10 Nigerian Wordsmiths You Should Know

April 19, 2022

Editor’s Note: In this article, Tamara Gausi profiles 10 Nigerians in the arts that are worth knowing and watching. Some of these people in arts are home-grown, while others are foreign-based. The list gives an insight into why Nigeria’s literary industry should be watched in 2011.

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‘Ije’ Has Made Over 250,000 Naira in Silverbird Cinemas – Ben Bruce

April 19, 2022

This is the story of Benedict Murray-Bruce, the starry eyed youth with the lofty dream of becoming the number entertainment company in the world. Thirty years after he ventured into entertainment business, the Silverbird group has grown to become a conglomerate.