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Politics

Free Speech, Censorship and Democratic Freedom (1)

April 19, 2022

  Owing to a wide range of events in the past 4 months bordering on both politics and economics, heated debates on what constitutes the borders of democratic freedom has resumed again by intellectuals and political juggernauts. From the fields in Uganda to the shores of Nigeria, the limitations placed on free speech continues to … Continue reading Free Speech, Censorship and Democratic Freedom (1)

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Did You Know?

Third Mainland Bridge Set To Be Shutdown For Three Days

April 19, 2022

  In a bid to complete another round of delicate expansion joints replacement at the Third Mainland Bridge, Mr Olukayode Popoola, the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos State, announced on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, that the bridge would be shut down for three days. The shutdown is expected to commence by midnight of Friday, January … Continue reading Third Mainland Bridge Set To Be Shutdown For Three Days

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EDUCATION

NECO Announces New Date For External Examinations

April 19, 2022

  Following pleas by examination candidates for the 2020 SSCE External exams to be shifted in order to afford them adequate time to complete the registration process, the National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced a new date for the exercise. The exams, originally scheduled to start on February 1, 2021, and end on March 3, … Continue reading NECO Announces New Date For External Examinations

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Politics

2021: Governance Vs Citizens

April 19, 2022

  It is safe to assume that political consciousness in the Nigerian experience is making a gradual climb. And a number of accidental factors are responsible for it. First of all, as the American elections heated up, Nigerians who either had affiliations with the United States or were merely observers of global politics took to … Continue reading 2021: Governance Vs Citizens

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Politics

The Pandemic Of Bad Leadership In Africa

April 19, 2022

For a continent blessed with great riches, Africa seems to have continued its speedy regression. The African region is blessed with great natural resources; from crude oil in Nigeria to large diamond deposit in Angola and Botswana to gold in South Africa to Nickel and Uranium in Burundi to Iron Ore in Mauritania, not forgetting … Continue reading The Pandemic Of Bad Leadership In Africa

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Tourism Travel

Travel Tips: 5 Safety Tips For Road Travellers

April 19, 2022

During the holidays, the ‘do not travel outside your city’ cautionary advice became rampant. This was because of the consciousness that we are still facing a global pandemic here in Nigeria. And also because of rising issues of insecurity in the nation after the #EndSARSPROTESTS. Not that people weren’t still travelling, but the caution was … Continue reading Travel Tips: 5 Safety Tips For Road Travellers

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News

2021: Happy New Year

April 19, 2022

Happy New Year! If you are reading this article, it means that you are among the so many citizens of the world that made it into the year 2021. 2020 was a marathon indeed. Not just a marathon, but a marathon run in the wilderness, filled with great hurdles, red seas, the great wall of … Continue reading 2021: Happy New Year

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Social Media

Top 10 Social Media Influencers Of 2020

April 19, 2022

  As 2020 comes to an end, we look at a number of social media influencers who were active every step of the way and leveraged their platforms efficiently. Read more about Social Media Influencers Here are Connect Nigeria’s top 10 social media influencers of 2020. DJ Switch Obianuju Katherine Udeh, popularly known as DJ … Continue reading Top 10 Social Media Influencers Of 2020

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Uncategorized

25th December: Christmas Day

April 19, 2022

  Today, Christians in almost every part of the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ who according to Bible teachings was born to bring redemption to a sinful world. Today, December 25, 2020, is Christmas Day, and you will all agree with me that it is a privilege to be alive to witness the … Continue reading 25th December: Christmas Day

Nigeria

Top 10 Nigerians In 2020

April 19, 2022

  Nigerians just like citizens of other countries were restricted on goals and targets set for the year 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, some did not let the virus get in their way as they hit remarkable strides. Below are ten Nigerians who made a name for themselves in 2020. Read more about … Continue reading Top 10 Nigerians In 2020

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International Nigeria

‘’The State Of Nigeria Has Failed’’ DJ Switch Says During Testimony At The ICC

April 19, 2022

  In a virtual side-event during the 19th Assembly of State Parties to the International Criminal Court (ICC)’ on Thursday, December 17th, 2020, popular Nigerian activist, disc jockey, and musician, Obianuju Catherine Udeh, popular with the stage name, DJ Switch, urged the ICC and the international community not to ignore Nigeria amidst threats regarding the … Continue reading ‘’The State Of Nigeria Has Failed’’ DJ Switch Says During Testimony At The ICC

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Politics

The Continued Persecution Of Young Nigerian Activists By The FG

April 19, 2022

  The Nigerian government seems not to be fighting its most important wars against insurgents and terrorists. It is rather fighting against its vibrant youth population who have only committed the ‘crime’ of demanding for better governance and organising themselves well in the process. The Nigerian government is expending effort into victimising youths, who are … Continue reading The Continued Persecution Of Young Nigerian Activists By The FG

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Events

Notable Events In 2020

April 19, 2022

  Though the year 2020 has been ravaged by a pandemic which saw Nigeria embark on total lockdown for over 3 months and partial lockdowns which is currently in place, there were notable events which motivated hopes of a better Nigeria within the course of the year. Read more about 2020 #EndSARS Protest Top on … Continue reading Notable Events In 2020

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Politics

How Lagos East Bye-Election Indicates That Nigerians Are Still Not Voting

April 19, 2022

  The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tokunbo Abiru, was declared the winner of Saturday’s Lagos East senatorial district bye-election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The winner defeated his closest rival, Babatunde Gbadamosi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a landslide. Read more about Politics The INEC Returning Officer for … Continue reading How Lagos East Bye-Election Indicates That Nigerians Are Still Not Voting

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BUSINESS

Top 10 Brands of 2020

April 19, 2022

It’s been a mixed year for business. A pandemic slowed things down quite early on, forcing companies the world over to make difficult decisions. Many struggled– and failed –to get past the tough headwinds that COVID-19 sent their way. But others have powered on through the challenging conditions. A number of them have maintained their … Continue reading Top 10 Brands of 2020

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